11 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 4th grade
JLPT exam level N1

nest, rookery, hive, cobweb, den

  • nest, rookery, breeding place
  • くう to build (a nest), to nest
  • ソウ

Main Radical

(KanXi) (Nelson)

Character Breakdown

nest, rookery, hive
す ソウ (4th, N1)
fruit, reward, carry out
は.たす カ はた.す (4th, N3)
rice field, rice paddy
た デン いなか (1st, N4)
tree, wood
き こ- モク (1st, N5)

Contained In


Unicode hex code 5DE3
JIS X 0208 33-67
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 141
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 2705
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 2295
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Morohashi Daikanwajiten 8696P
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Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 1538
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 1640
Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 1246
Henshall & De Groot A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese, 3rd ed. 560
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 570
Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 1862
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 517
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 1946
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 3n8.1
Four corner code 3290.4
De Roo Code 964