12 strokes
Jinmeiyou kanji used in names
Kentei exam level Pre-1

you, lord, secretary, state minister

  • きみ
  • ケイ Lord, Sir
  • キョウ Lord, Sir

Main Radical


Reading Commonality

Character Breakdown

you, lord, secretary
キョウ ケイ きみ (Kentei Pre-1)
katakana no radical (no. 4)
ヘツ えい よう (Kentei 1)
instant, namely, as is
ソク つ.く すなわ.ち (7th, N1)
northeast (Oriental zodiac), stopping, good radical (no. 138)
コン うしとら (Kentei Pre-1)
day, sun, Japan
ひ ニチ ジツ (1st, N5)
garment, clothes, dressing
ころも イ きぬ (4th, N2)
kettle lid radical (no. 8)
トウ (Kentei 1)
seal radical (no. 26)
セツ わりふ (Kentei 1)


Unicode hex code 537F
JIS X 0208 1-22-10
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 813
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 642
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 769
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha), 2nd edition (2013) 574
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji 2898
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji, Sixth Ed. 2907
O'Neill, P.G. Japanese Names 1865
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 2877X
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 2e10.1
Four corner code 7772.0