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

weir, fish trap, beam, girder

  • beam
  • うつばり
    (roof) beam
  • うちばり
    (roof) beam
  • (fish) weir
  • はし
  • リョウ
    Liang dynasty (of China; 502-557)

Main Radical


Reading Commonality

リョウ 57.4%
やな 42.6%

Character Breakdown

weir, fish trap, beam
リョウ やな はり (Kentei Pre-1)
water, water radical (no. 85)
sword, saber, knife
かたな トウ ち (2nd, N1)
dot, tick or dot radical (no. 3)
チュ (Kentei 1)
tree, wood
き モク こ- (1st, N5)

Contained In

Common Words

central figure ②chief ③master carpenter ④beams and ridge supports of a roof
bridge of the nose
place of assemblage for the bold and ambitious
(fish) weir
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Unicode hex code 6881
JIS X 0208 1-46-34
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 2281
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 2702
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 3410
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha), 2nd edition (2013) 2391
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji 2299
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji, Sixth Ed. 2394
O'Neill, P.G. Japanese Names 1475
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 14825
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 4a7.25
Four corner code 3390.4