2 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 1st grade
JLPT exam level N5

eight, eight radical (no. 12)

Kun'yomi
  • eight
  • eight ②eight years of age ③two o'clock (old time system)
  • eight ②eight years of age ③two o'clock (old time system)
  • よう
On'yomi
  • eight
Nanori
  • はっ
  • はつ
  • やち
  • やつ

Main Radical

(KanXi)

Variants

Reading Commonality

ハチ 71.8%
15.0%
はっ 11.8%
やっ 1.2%
0.1%
やつ 0.1%

Character Breakdown

eight, eight radical (no. 12)
ハチ や はっ (1st, N5)

Common Words

eight trigrams ②divination
thick clouds ②classical Japanese poetry
Hachiman (God of War) ②Hachiman shrine ③certainly
Great Bodhisattva Hachiman (title of Hachiman due to Shinto-Buddhist syncretism)
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References

Unicode hex code 516B
JIS X 0208 1-40-12
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 577
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 369
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 3
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 3644
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha) 1859
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Morohashi Daikanwajiten 1450
Henshall, K. A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters 66
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 10
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 10
Sakade, F. A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 8
Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 18
Henshall & De Groot A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese, 3rd ed. 8
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 4
Crowley, D. The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power 116
Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 8
AJLT Japanese For Busy People vols I-III 1.A
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 151
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 8
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 2o0.1
Four corner code 8000.0
De Roo Code 2062