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Meaning of 川

river, stream





Learn Japanese kanji: 【 セン / かわ】

Meaning: river, stream.

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Example #1

ie no ushiro ni kawa ga arimasu.
There's a river behind my house.
Example #2

mukashi wa nihon no donna kawa nimo takusan no sakana ga imashita.
There used to be a lot of fish in any river in Japan.
Example #3

watashi no jimoto ni wa kawa ga arimasen.
My hometown doesn't have any rivers.
Example #4

sono kawa no mizu wa umi ni nagarekomimasu.
That river's water runs in to the sea.
Example #5

sono kawa wa shima no hokubu o nagareteiru.
The river flows along the north of island.

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