14 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 5th grade
JLPT exam level N3

posture, build, pretend

  • かまえる to set up (a house, store, etc.), to build, to establish
  • かま to mind, to care about, to be concerned about
  • コウ
  • とち

Main Radical


Character Breakdown

posture, build, pretend
かま.える コウ とち (5th, N3)
tree, wood
き こ- モク (1st, N5)
put together, inner palace
コウ かま.える (Kentei 1)
well, well crib, town
い ショウ セイ (7th, N1)
two, two radical (no. 7)
ニ ふた ジ (1st, N5)
twenty, twenty or letter H radical (no. 55)
キョウ ク にじゅう (Kentei 1)
one, one radical (no.1)
イチ いっ ひと- (1st, N5)
red, tan
ゼン ネン あや.うい (Kentei 1)
upside-down box radical (no. 13)
キョウ ケイ (Kentei 1)
soil, earth, ground
ド つち つく (1st, N5)


Unicode hex code 69CB
JIS X 0208 1-25-29
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Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 4a10.10
Four corner code 4594.7
De Roo Code 1847