9 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 7th grade
JLPT exam level N2

wither, die, dry up, be seasoned

  • れる to wither (of a plant), to be blasted, to die
  • らす to let dry, to kill (vegetation), to season (lumber)

Main Radical


Character Breakdown

wither, die, dry up
か.れる コ (7th, N2)
tree, wood
き こ- モク (1st, N5)
ふる.い コ ふゆ (2nd, N4)
ジュウ そ そ (1st, N5)
くち コウ ク (1st, N4)


Unicode hex code 67AF
JIS X 0208 1-24-47
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 2238
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 2634
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 898
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Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 974
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 1007
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Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 1356
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 1083
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 210
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 4a5.26
Four corner code 4496.0
De Roo Code 1877