15 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 9th grade
JLPT exam level N1

penetrate, clear, pierce, strike home, sit up (all night)

On'yomi
  • テツ
Nanori
  • あき
  • てっ
  • とおる

Main Radical

(KanXi)

Reading Commonality

Character Breakdown

penetrate, clear, pierce
テツ てっ あき (9th, N1)
stop, linger, loiter
テキ たたず.む (Kentei 1)
katakana no radical (no. 4)
ヘツ えい よう (Kentei 1)
human radical (no. 9)
bring up, grow up, raise
そだ.つ はぐく.む イク (3rd, N3)
inverted child
kettle lid radical (no. 8)
トウ (Kentei 1)
I, myself, katakana mu radical (no. 28)
シ ボウ ム (Kentei 1)
month, moon
つき ゲツ ガツ (1st, N5)
strike, hit, folding chair radical variant (no. 66)
ホク (Kentei 1)
person(人) variant
mow, cut grass, subdue
ガイ ゲ おさ.める (Kentei 1)

References

Unicode hex code 5FB9
JIS X 0208 1-37-16
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 1637
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 1771
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 726
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 894
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha) 510
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha), 2nd edition (2013) 659
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji 886
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji, Sixth Ed. 951
Gakken A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage 1017
O'Neill, P.G. Japanese Names 2451
O'Neill, P.G. Essential Kanji 1638
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 10245
Henshall, K. A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters 1629
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 1422
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 1511
Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 1286
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 1760
Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 1147
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 638
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 895
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 3i12.2
Four corner code 2824.0
De Roo Code 2066