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

vermilion, cinnabar, scarlet, red, bloody

  • あけ scarlet, red
  • シュ cinnabar, vermillion, red
  • あか red, crimson, scarlet
  • あき

Main Radical

(KanXi) 丿(Nelson)

Reading Commonality

Character Breakdown

vermilion, cinnabar, scarlet
シュ す あけ (7th, N1)
katakana no radical (no. 4)
ヘツ えい よう (Kentei 1)
un-, not yet, hitherto
ミ いま.だ ひつじ (4th, N3)
one, one radical (no.1)
イチ いっ ひと- (1st, N5)
tree, wood
き こ- モク (1st, N5)

Contained In


Unicode hex code 6731
JIS X 0208 1-28-75
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 184
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 2546
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 3531
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 4344
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha) 2200
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha), 2nd edition (2013) 2960
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji 221
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji, Sixth Ed. 235
Gakken A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage 1720
O'Neill, P.G. Japanese Names 341
O'Neill, P.G. Essential Kanji 1681
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 14424
Henshall, K. A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters 1346
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 1503
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 1602
Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 1415
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 1081
Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 1768
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 1049
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 226
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 0a6.13
Four corner code 2590.0
De Roo Code 2464