5 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 5th grade
JLPT exam level N3

show, indicate, point out, express, display

  • to (take out and) show, to demonstrate, to tell

Main Radical



Character Breakdown

show, indicate, point out
しめ.す ジ (5th, N3)
two, two radical (no. 7)
ニ ふた ジ (1st, N5)
little, small
ちい.さい こ- ショウ (1st, N5)
feathered stick, barb radical (no. 6)
ケツ かぎ (Kentei 1)
eight, eight radical (no. 12)
ハチ はっ や (1st, N5)


Unicode hex code 793A
JIS X 0208 1-28-8
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 3228
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 4060
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 1936
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 2435
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha) 1229
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha), 2nd edition (2013) 1694
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Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji, Sixth Ed. 1167
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O'Neill, P.G. Japanese Names 148
O'Neill, P.G. Essential Kanji 575
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 24623
Henshall, K. A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters 695
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 615
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 625
Sakade, F. A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 622
Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 769
Henshall & De Groot A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese, 3rd ed. 723
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 651
Crowley, D. The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power 465
Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 814
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 1413
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 1095
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 4e0.1
Four corner code 1090.1
De Roo Code 3041