9 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 8th grade
JLPT exam level N1

lowly, base, vile, vulgar

  • いやしい lowborn, humble, lowly
  • いやしむ to despise, to disdain, to scorn
  • いやしめる to demean, to despise, to treat with contempt

Main Radical

(KanXi) 丿(Nelson)

Character Breakdown

lowly, base, vile
ヒ いや.しい (8th, N1)
katakana no radical (no. 4)
ヘツ えい よう (Kentei 1)
rice field, rice paddy
た デン いなか (1st, N4)
ジュウ そ そ (1st, N5)

Contained In


Unicode hex code 5351
JIS X 0208 1-40-60
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 221
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 618
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 2642
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 3270
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha) 1688
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha), 2nd edition (2013) 2295
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji 1511
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji, Sixth Ed. 1629
Gakken A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage 2041
O'Neill, P.G. Japanese Names 976
O'Neill, P.G. Essential Kanji 1795
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 2738X
Henshall, K. A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters 1727
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 1521
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 1622
Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 1110
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 1235
Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 1770
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 248
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 1525
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 5f4.8
Four corner code 2640.0
De Roo Code 855