11 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 6th grade
JLPT exam level N1

secrecy, density (pop), minuteness, carefulness

Kun'yomi
  • secret
On'yomi
  • dense ②close (relationship) ③esoteric Buddhism

Main Radical

(KanXi)

Reading Commonality

ミツ 97.4%
ひそ 2.6%

Character Breakdown

secrecy, density (pop), minuteness
ミツ ひそ.か (6th, N1)
quiet, silent, in good health
ミチ フク ヒツ
shaped crown, katakana u radical (no. 40)
ベン メン (Kentei 1)
dot, tick or dot radical (no. 3)
チュ (Kentei 1)
wa-shaped crown radical (no. 14)
ベキ (Kentei 1)
invariably, certain, inevitable
ヒツ かなら.ず (4th, N3)
heart, mind, spirit
シン こころ (2nd, N4)
katakana no radical (no. 4)
ヘツ えい よう (Kentei 1)
mountain
やま サン セン (1st, N5)

Contained In

Common Words

secret ②mystery ③secret (e.g. to success)
hidden intention
locked room ②secret room
dense ②close (relationship) ③esoteric Buddhism
secret ②spy (for a daimyo, shogun, etc.)
close adhesion ②relating closely (to) ③contact printing
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References

Unicode hex code 5BC6
JIS X 0208 1-44-9
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 1316
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 1343
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 2292
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 2857
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Morohashi Daikanwajiten 7205
Henshall, K. A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters 978
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 806
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 822
Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 1214
Henshall & De Groot A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese, 3rd ed. 990
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 933
Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 1103
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 489
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 782
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 3m8.5
Four corner code 3077.2
De Roo Code 776