11 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 7th grade
JLPT exam level N1

fierce, rave, rush, become furious, wildness, strength

  • greatly energetic ②ferocious ③extreme
  • たけ
  • たけし
  • たける

Main Radical


Reading Commonality

モウ 86.0%
たけし 10.1%
たけ 3.9%

Character Breakdown

fierce, rave, rush
モウ たけし たけ (7th, N1)
dog(犬) variant
chief, beginning
モウ ボウ ミョウ (Kentei Pre-1, N1)
child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM
こ シ ス (1st, N5)
complete, finish
リョウ さとる (8th, N2)
one, one radical (no.1)
イチ いっ ひと- (1st, N5)
dish, a helping, plate
さら ベイ (3rd, N2)

Common Words

to rage ②to be excited
greatly energetic ②ferocious ③extreme
fierce attack
deadly poison
fierce tiger ②Hanshin Tigers (baseball team)
training extra hard
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Unicode hex code 731B
JIS X 0208 1-44-52
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Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 1516
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 1305
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 1468
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 3g7.4
Four corner code 4721.7
De Roo Code 2974