7 strokes
Jinmeiyou kanji used in names
Kentei exam level Pre-1

pull, tug, jerk, admit, install, quote, refer to

  • to pull ②to draw (attention, sympathy, etc.) ③to move back ④to lessen
  • エイ
  • ひき
  • びき

Main Radical

(KanXi) (Nelson)

Reading Commonality

ひきびき 47.1%
エイ 35.3%

Character Breakdown

pull, tug, jerk
ひき エイ ひ.く (Kentei Pre-1)
day, sun, Japan
ひ ニチ にっ (1st, N5)
number one, line, rod radical (no. 2)
コン シ ジョ
katakana no radical (no. 4)
ヘツ えい よう (Kentei 1)

Contained In

Common Words

towing (a ship)
jinrikisha puller
festival float
building relocation (without disassembly)
building relocation (without disassembly)
minohiki chicken (Japanese long-tailed breed)
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Unicode hex code 66F3
JIS X 0208 1-17-40
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 100
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 2417
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 4348
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha), 2nd edition (2013) 2961
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji 2848
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji, Sixth Ed. 2863
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 14282
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 0a6.23
Four corner code 5000.6