13 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 4th grade
JLPT exam level N1

node, season, period, occasion, verse, clause, stanza, honor, joint, knuckle, knob, knot, tune, melody

  • joint, knuckle
  • -ぶし
  • のっと
  • occasion, time
  • セチ
    season, time of the year
  • たかし

Main Radical


Character Breakdown

node, season, period
セツ ふし セチ (4th, N1)
たけ チク たか (1st, N2)
individual(個) variant
knife, wrapping enclosure(勹) variant
feathered stick, barb radical (no. 6)
ケツ かぎ (Kentei 1)
instant, namely, as is
ソク つ.く すなわ.ち (7th, N1)
northeast (Oriental zodiac), stopping, good radical (no. 138)
コン うしとら (Kentei Pre-1)
day, sun, Japan
ひ ニチ ジツ (1st, N5)
garment, clothes, dressing
ころも イ きぬ (4th, N2)
kettle lid radical (no. 8)
トウ (Kentei 1)
garment(衣) variant
seal radical (no. 26)
セツ わりふ (Kentei 1)

Contained In


Unicode hex code 7BC0
JIS X 0208 1-32-65
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 3402
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 4299
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 2691
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 3336
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha) 1729
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha), 2nd edition (2013) 2349
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji 1464
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji, Sixth Ed. 1574
Gakken A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage 731
O'Neill, P.G. Japanese Names 2215
O'Neill, P.G. Essential Kanji 683
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 26102
Henshall, K. A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters 523
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 464
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 472
Sakade, F. A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 446
Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 800
Henshall & De Groot A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese, 3rd ed. 552
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 607
Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 699
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 1482
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 1476
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 6f7.3
Four corner code 8872.7
De Roo Code 2344