7 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 4th grade
JLPT exam level N3

profit, advantage, benefit

  • to be effective ②to work ③to taste (alcohol)
  • advantage
  • かが
  • とし
  • のり
  • りい

Main Radical

(KanXi) (Nelson)


Reading Commonality

とし 0.1%
かが 0.1%

Character Breakdown

profit, advantage, benefit
リ き.く と (4th, N3)
two-branch tree radical (no. 115)
カ いね (Kentei Pre-1)
katakana no radical (no. 4)
ヘツ えい よう (Kentei 1)
tree, wood
き モク こ- (1st, N5)
knife, standing sword radical (no. 18)

Contained In

Common Words

advantageous ②profitable
profit ②benefit ③grace (of God, Buddha, etc., esp. as attained through rightful actions, prayer, adherence to one's faith, etc.)
left-handedness ②fondness for alcohol
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Unicode hex code 5229
JIS X 0208 1-45-88
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 3264
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 466
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 1114
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 1431
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha) 757
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Morohashi Daikanwajiten 1932
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Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 329
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 329
Sakade, F. A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 528
Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 355
Henshall & De Groot A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese, 3rd ed. 626
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 491
Crowley, D. The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power 180
Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 248
AJLT Japanese For Busy People vols I-III 2.19
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 189
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 915
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 5d2.1
Four corner code 2290.0
De Roo Code 2243