9 strokes
Jinmeiyou kanji used in names
Kentei exam level Pre-1
JLPT exam level N1

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  • ジャ

Main Radical


Reading Commonality


Character Breakdown

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ヤ ジャ か (Kentei Pre-1, N1)
みみ ジ がみ (1st, N3)

Contained In

Common Words

time ②meeting ③equality, warning, or riddance of hindrances (esp. in esoteric Buddhism as vows of the buddhas and bodhisattvas)
father and mother
alaya-vijnana (store consciousness, consciousness forming the base of all human existence)
object or shape that symbolizes the vow of a buddha or bodhisattva to save all life
precepts given to an adherent prior to being consecrated as an Acharya (in esoteric Buddhism)
Society of Jesus
gayageum (12-stringed Korean zither)
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Unicode hex code 8036
JIS X 0208 1-44-77
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 3698
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 4716
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 1283
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 1635
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha) 862
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha), 2nd edition (2013) 1179
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji 2680
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji, Sixth Ed. 2720
O'Neill, P.G. Japanese Names 889
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 29008
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 2253
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 6e2.1
Four corner code 1712.7