竿

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

pole, rod, scale beam, violin neck

Kun'yomi
  • rod ②neck (of a shamisen, etc.) ③counter for flags (on poles)
On'yomi
  • カン
    counter for poles, rods, etc.

Main Radical

(KanXi)

Reading Commonality

さお 100.0%

Character Breakdown

pole, rod, scale beam
さお カン (Kentei Pre-1)
bamboo
たけ たか チク (1st, N2)
individual(個) variant
knife, wrapping enclosure(勹) variant
feathered stick, barb radical (no. 6)
ケツ かぎ (Kentei 1)
dry, parch, ebb
ひ.る カン ほ.す (6th, N2)

Common Words

rod ②neck (of a shamisen, etc.) ③counter for flags (on poles)
pole on which to hang laundry for drying
lime stick for catching insects
flagstaff ②arabis (any plant of genus Arabis, esp. tower mustard, Arabis glabra)
a jointed fishing rod
flail (for threshing grain)
birdlime-covered pole
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References

Unicode hex code 7AFF
JIS X 0208 1-20-40
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 3369
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 4250
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 3259
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha), 2nd edition (2013) 2288
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji 2632
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji, Sixth Ed. 2676
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 25854
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 6f3.3
Four corner code 8840.1