5 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 2nd grade
JLPT exam level N1

dart, arrow

  • arrow ②wedge

Main Radical


Reading Commonality


Character Breakdown

dart, arrow
や シ (2nd, N1)
person(人) variant
large, big
ダイ おお- た (1st, N5)
one, one radical (no.1)
イチ いっ ひと- (1st, N5)
ニン ひと ジン (1st, N5)

Common Words

arrow ②wedge
an arrow ②a retort
arrow wheel (decorative windmill on the pole on which carp streamers are raised)
bow and arrow ②weapon
arrow (symbol) ②(romantic) interest (for a certain person)
arrowhead ②target of a flying arrow ③the very moment (when)
just when (one is about to ...)
poisoned arrow (dart)
firing line ②in front of a flying arrow (fired by the enemy)
More Words...


Unicode hex code 77E2
JIS X 0208 1-44-80
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 3168
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 3976
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Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 593
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 1393
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 1228
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 0a5.19
Four corner code 8043.0
De Roo Code 2363