9 strokes
Kentei exam level Pre-1


  • corpse ②kanji "corpse" radical
  • corpse ②kanji "corpse" radical

Main Radical


Reading Commonality

しかばね 18.5%

Character Breakdown

シ しかばね (Kentei Pre-1)
corpse, remains, flag radical (no. 44)
シ かたしろ (Kentei 1)
death, die
シ し.ぬ (3rd, N4)
bare bone, bad, wrong
ガツ ガチ タイ (Kentei 1)
one, one radical (no.1)
イチ いっ ひと- (1st, N5)
ゆう セキ ゆ (1st, N4)
spoon, spoon or katakana hi radical (no. 21)
ヒ さじ (Kentei 1)

Common Words

corpse ②kanji "corpse" radical
heaps of bodies and streams of blood
Citipati (skeletal Buddhist demi-gods)
adipocere (waxy substance formed by the decomposition of corpses subjected to moisture)
heaps of corpses all around
to die on the battlefield
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Unicode hex code 5C4D
JIS X 0208 1-27-51
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 1391
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 1420
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 3099
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 3843
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji 2222
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji, Sixth Ed. 2332
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 7688
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 3r6.2
Four corner code 7721.1