9 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 3rd grade
JLPT exam level N3

inter-, mutual, together, each other, minister of state, councillor, aspect, phase, physiognomy

  • あい-
  • ソウ appearance, look, countenance
  • ショウ minister of state
  • おう
  • さが one's nature, one's destiny
  • すけ

Main Radical

(KanXi) (Nelson)

Character Breakdown

inter-, mutual, together
あい- ソウ ショウ (3rd, N3)
tree, wood
き こ- モク (1st, N5)
eye, class, look
め モク ま- (1st, N4)

Contained In


Unicode hex code 76F8
JIS X 0208 1-33-74
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 2241
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 3920
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 900
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 1120
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha) 609
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Gakken A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage 66
O'Neill, P.G. Japanese Names 868
O'Neill, P.G. Essential Kanji 97
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 23151
Henshall, K. A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters 530
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 146
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 146
Sakade, F. A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 452
Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 759
Henshall & De Groot A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese, 3rd ed. 348
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 334
Crowley, D. The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power 111
Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 391
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 1383
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 213
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 4a5.3
Four corner code 4690.0
De Roo Code 1879