7 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 7th grade
JLPT exam level N1

tail, end, counter for fish, lower slope of mountain

Kun'yomi
  • tail (of an animal) ②tail (of a kite, etc.) ③tail (of a comet) ④slope at the foot of a mountain
On'yomi
  • Chinese "Tail" constellation (one of the 28 mansions) ②counter for fish, shrimp, etc.

Main Radical

(KanXi)

Reading Commonality

59.6%
40.4%

Character Breakdown

tail, end, counter for fish
お ビ (7th, N1)
corpse, remains, flag radical (no. 44)
シ かたしろ (Kentei 1)
fur, hair, feather
け モウ めん (2nd, N2)
katakana no radical (no. 4)
ヘツ えい よう (Kentei 1)
to depend on, to entrust with
タク チャク
seven
なな シチ し (1st, N5)

Contained In

Common Words

tail (of an animal) ②tail (of a kite, etc.) ③tail (of a comet) ④slope at the foot of a mountain
Owari (former province located in the west of present-day Aichi Prefecture)
(inflectional) ending of a word ②end of a sentence
beginning and end ②result ③dealing with something successfully
tail and fins ②embellishment (of a story, rumor, etc.)
withered silver grass
(mountain) ridge
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References

Unicode hex code 5C3E
JIS X 0208 1-40-88
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 1383
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Morohashi Daikanwajiten 7650
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Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 1723
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 526
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 1934
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 3r4.2
Four corner code 7721.4
De Roo Code 3756