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


  • rhinoceros
  • セイ

Main Radical

(KanXi) (Nelson)

Reading Commonality

サイ 71.0%
セイ 29.0%

Character Breakdown

サイ セイ (Kentei Pre-1)
corpse, remains, flag radical (no. 44)
シ かたしろ (Kentei 1)
two, two radical (no. 7)
ニ ふた ふだ (1st, N5)
うし ギュウ ご (2nd, N4)
katakana no radical (no. 4)
ヘツ えい よう (Kentei 1)
dry, parch, ebb
ひ.る カン ほ.す (6th, N2)

Contained In

Common Words

black rhinoceros horn
Javan rhinoceros (Rhinoceros sondaicus)
type of leather belt worn with ceremonial court dress and decorated with a rhinoceros horn
rhinoceros horn
rhinoceros hide ②Chinese lacquerware technique resulting in a mottled finish
Chinese lacquerware technique resulting in a mottled finish
fragrant olive
mignonette (Reseda odorata)
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Unicode hex code 7280
JIS X 0208 1-26-52
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 1397
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 3546
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 3900
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha), 2nd edition (2013) 2710
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji 2069
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji, Sixth Ed. 2219
O'Neill, P.G. Japanese Names 1803
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 20045
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 3r9.3
Four corner code 7725.1