9 strokes
Kentei exam level Pre-1


  • まい
  • to shave
  • to shave
  • テイ

Main Radical


Reading Commonality

テイ 5.1%

Character Breakdown

そ.る テイ まい (Kentei Pre-1)
younger brother, faithful service to elders
おとうと ダイ デ (2nd, N4)
to divide
condolences, mourning, funeral
とむら.う チョウ とぶら.う (9th, N1)
bow, bow (archery, violin)
ゆみ キュウ こ (2nd, N1)
number one, line, rod radical (no. 2)
コン シ ジョ
katakana no radical (no. 4)
ヘツ えい よう (Kentei 1)
knife, standing sword radical (no. 18)

Common Words

missed spot (in shaving)
barber's apprentice
shaving against the grain
shaving the very top of the head
stubble (after shaving)
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Unicode hex code 5243
JIS X 0208 1-36-70
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 691
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 489
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji 2146
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji, Sixth Ed. 2271
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 1989
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 2f7.5
Four corner code 8220.0