10 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 11th grade

come off, peel, fade, discolor

  • to tear off ②to strip of (clothes, rank, etc.)
  • へず
    to pilfer
  • to peel ②to bare (teeth, fangs)
  • to peel off
  • to come unstuck from
  • to tear off ②to strip of (clothes, rank, etc.)
  • to peel off ②to fade
  • to tear off
  • ハク
  • ホク

Main Radical


Character Breakdown

come off, peel, fade
は.がれる ハク へ.ぐ (11th)
copy, write down, record
snout, pig's head radical (no. 58)
water radical variant (no. 85)
knife, standing sword radical (no. 18)

Common Words

to tear off ②to strip of (clothes, rank, etc.)
to come unstuck from
stripping (of rights, office, etc.)
detachment ②(flow) separation
stuffing ②stuffed animal
to take a veneer off something
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Unicode hex code 5265
JIS X 0208 1-39-77
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 695
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 496
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 2106
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji 2145
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji, Sixth Ed. 1227
O'Neill, P.G. Japanese Names 1427
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 1719
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 2f8.4
Four corner code 2210.0