4 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 3rd grade
JLPT exam level N3


  • to warp ②to bend backward (body or body part, e.g. fingers)
  • to bend
  • to return (something) ②to turn over ③to do ... back (e.g. speak back, throw back) ④to do again
  • to return ②to turn over ③to become extremely
  • -かえ
  • anti- ②antithesis ③fanqie
  • ホン
  • variable measure of fabric (28.8 cm in width) ②300 tsubo (991.74 meters square, 0.24506 acres) ③six ken (10.91 m)
  • そり

Main Radical

(KanXi) (Nelson)

Reading Commonality

ハン 95.8%
タン 1.4%
そり 1.1%
ホン 1.1%
らす 0.5%

Character Breakdown

ハン タン そり (3rd, N3)
wild goose, trailing cliff radical (no. 27)
カン かりがね (Kentei 1)
or again, furthermore, on the other hand
また ユウ やす (8th, N1)

Contained In

Common Words

anti- ②antithesis ③fanqie
opposition ②reverse
reflection ②regret
foul ②violation (of the law, regulations, etc.)
reflection ②reflex
rolling over ②turning around (the other way) ③producing a positive from a negative (photography) ④circle inversion
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Unicode hex code 53CD
JIS X 0208 1-40-31
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 817
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 674
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 2945
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 3663
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha) 1869
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Morohashi Daikanwajiten 3127
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Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 324
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 324
Sakade, F. A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 492
Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 391
Henshall & De Groot A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese, 3rd ed. 393
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 244
Crowley, D. The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power 146
Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 362
AJLT Japanese For Busy People vols I-III 3.19
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 267
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 730
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 2p2.2
Four corner code 7124.7
De Roo Code 3367