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

fan, folding fan

  • folding fan
  • セン
  • おう
  • folding fan

Main Radical


Reading Commonality

おうぎ 65.1%
セン 34.9%

Character Breakdown

fan, folding fan
おうぎ セン おう (7th, N1)
door, counter for houses, door radical (no. 63)
と コ へ (2nd, N2)
one, one radical (no.1)
イチ いっ ひと- (1st, N5)
corpse, remains, flag radical (no. 44)
シ かたしろ (Kentei 1)
feathers, counter for birds, rabbits
はね は ば (2nd, N2)
learn(習) variant
hooked enclosure
two-stroke water radical or ice radical (no. 15)
ヒョウ こおり (Kentei 1)

Contained In

Common Words

folding fan
folding fan
formal folding fan made of hinoki cypress ②blackberry lily (Belamcanda Chinensis)
fan shape ②sector
woman who has lost a man's affection or interest (as does a fan when summer turns to autumn)
formal folding fan made of hinoki cypress (formerly used by court ladies)
fan painted with a picture
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Unicode hex code 6247
JIS X 0208 1-32-80
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Morohashi Daikanwajiten 11743P
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Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 1555
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 1657
Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 1333
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 1337
Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 1733
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 845
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 1088
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 4m6.1
Four corner code 3022.7
De Roo Code 3053