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

willow

Kun'yomi
  • やなぎ willow (any tree of genus Salix)
On'yomi
  • リュウ Chinese "Willow" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
Nanori
  • なぎ
  • やい
  • やぎ
  • やな
  • やない

Main Radical

(KanXi)

Reading Commonality

Character Breakdown

willow
やなぎ リュウ なぎ (9th, N1)
tree, wood
き こ- モク (1st, N5)
sign of the hare or rabbit, fourth sign of Chinese zodiac, 5-7AM
ボウ モウ う (Kentei Pre-1, N1)
katakana no radical (no. 4)
ヘツ えい よう (Kentei 1)
seal radical (no. 26)
セツ わりふ (Kentei 1)

References

Unicode hex code 67F3
JIS X 0208 1-44-88
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 2233
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 2629
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 899
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 1115
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha) 607
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha), 2nd edition (2013) 803
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji 1421
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji, Sixth Ed. 1525
Gakken A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage 1104
O'Neill, P.G. Japanese Names 1105
O'Neill, P.G. Essential Kanji 1471
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 14662
Henshall, K. A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters 1898
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 1871
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 2032
Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 1427
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 1272
Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 1854
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 1086
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 1434
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 4a5.17
Four corner code 4792.0
De Roo Code 1844