8 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 5th grade
JLPT exam level N2


  • ticket

Main Radical


Reading Commonality

ケン 100.0%

Character Breakdown

ケン (5th, N2)
a roll
eight, eight radical (no. 12)
ハチ や はっ (1st, N5)
husband, man
フ おっと フウ (4th, N3)
large, big
ダイ おお- た (1st, N5)
one, one radical (no.1)
イチ いっ ひと- (1st, N5)
ひと ニン ジン (1st, N5)
sword, saber, knife
かたな トウ ち (2nd, N1)

Common Words

certificate of sale
numbered ticket (e.g. to determine order of service in shop, etc.) ②zone ticket
ticket sold in advance
admission ticket ②platform ticket
ticket (for bus, train, etc.) ②basic fare ticket (not valid on limited express trains without a supplemental express ticket)
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Unicode hex code 5238
JIS X 0208 1-23-84
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 678
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 473
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 2630
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Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 506
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 515
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Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 359
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Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 714
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 182
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 1214
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 2f6.10
Four corner code 9022.7
De Roo Code 1045