16 strokes
Kentei exam level Pre-1

letter, writing brush

  • はね
  • ふで
  • やまどり
  • ふみ
  • カン

Main Radical

(KanXi) (Nelson)

Reading Commonality

カン 100.0%

Character Breakdown

letter, writing brush
カン はね ふで (Kentei Pre-1)
ジュウ ジッ か (1st, N5)
early, fast
はや.い サッ ソウ (1st, N4)
day, sun, Japan
ひ ニチ にっ (1st, N5)
feathers, counter for birds, rabbits
はね は ば (2nd, N2)
learn(習) variant
hooked enclosure
two-stroke water radical or ice radical (no. 15)
ヒョウ こおり (Kentei 1)

Contained In

Common Words

Cabinet (Chief) Secretary
brush and ink
literary circles
your letter
Imperial letter
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Unicode hex code 7FF0
JIS X 0208 1-20-45
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 794
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 4690
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 1750
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 2198
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji 2780
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji, Sixth Ed. 2801
O'Neill, P.G. Japanese Names 2518
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 28780X
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 4c12.4
Four corner code 4842.7