11 strokes
Kentei exam level 1

lever

Kun'yomi
  • てこ lever
  • つえ
On'yomi
  • チョウ counter for long and narrow things such as guns, scissors, spades, hoes, inksticks, palanquins, candles, jinrikishas, shamisen, oars, etc.
  • テイ

Main Radical

(KanXi)

Character Breakdown

lever
チョウ テイ てこ (Kentei 1)
tree, wood
き こ- モク (1st, N5)
courts, imperial court, government office
テイ たか (9th, N1)
9th calendar sign
ニン ジン イ (Kentei Pre-1)
katakana no radical (no. 4)
ヘツ えい よう (Kentei 1)
soil, earth, ground
ド つち つく (1st, N5)
long stride or stretching radical (no. 54)
イン (Kentei 1)

References

Unicode hex code 6883
JIS X 0208 1-59-76
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 2266
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 2691
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 14827
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 4a6.29
Four corner code 4294.1