7 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 4th grade
JLPT exam level N3

request, want, wish for, require, demand

Kun'yomi
  • to want ②to request ③to seek ④to purchase
On'yomi
  • キュウ

Main Radical

(KanXi) (Nelson)

Reading Commonality

もとめる 70.2%
キュウ 29.7%
0.0%

Character Breakdown

request, want, wish for
もと.める キュウ グ (4th, N3)
one, one radical (no.1)
イチ いっ ひと- (1st, N5)
water radical variant (no. 85)
スイ
dot, tick or dot radical (no. 3)
チュ (Kentei 1)

Contained In

Common Words

to want ②to request ③to seek ④to purchase
pursuit (of a goal, ideal, etc.)
to want ②to request ③to seek ④to purchase
request ②purchase
to be found (e.g. unknown quantity in an equation)
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References

Unicode hex code 6C42
JIS X 0208 1-21-65
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 137
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 3036
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 3550
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 4365
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha) 2210
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O'Neill, P.G. Japanese Names 537
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Morohashi Daikanwajiten 17105
Henshall, K. A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters 455
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 724
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 737
Sakade, F. A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 583
Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 664
Henshall & De Groot A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese, 3rd ed. 478
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 478
Crowley, D. The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power 297
Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 933
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 1155
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 943
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 2b5.5
Four corner code 4313.2
De Roo Code 1442