12 strokes
Kentei exam level 1

slaughter, butcher, slay

  • to slaughter ②to defeat soundly
  • チョ

Main Radical


Reading Commonality

ほふ 95.7%

Character Breakdown

slaughter, butcher, slay
ほふ.る ト チョ (Kentei 1)
corpse, remains, flag radical (no. 44)
シ かたしろ (Kentei 1)
someone, person
シャ もの (3rd, N4)
variant of radical 125
soil, earth, ground
ド つち は (1st, N5)
katakana no radical (no. 4)
ヘツ えい よう (Kentei 1)
day, sun, Japan
ひ ニチ にっ (1st, N5)

Common Words

to slaughter ②to defeat soundly
spiced sake (served at New Year's)
slaughter (of animals for meat)
New Year's sake
spices used in toso (spiced sake)
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Unicode hex code 5C60
JIS X 0208 1-37-43
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 1399
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 1426
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji 2217
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji, Sixth Ed. 2328
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 7761X
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 3r9.2
Four corner code 7726.4