6 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 2nd grade
JLPT exam level N4


  • しし flesh
  • ニク flesh

Main Radical



Reading Commonality

Character Breakdown

ニク しし (2nd, N4)
inside, within, between
ナイ うち ダイ (2nd, N3)
upside-down box radical (no. 13)
キョウ ケイ (Kentei 1)
ニン ひと ジン (1st, N5)

Contained In


Unicode hex code 8089
JIS X 0208 38-89
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 3724
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 4753
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 3200
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 3966
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Morohashi Daikanwajiten 29236
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Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 223
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 223
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Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 241
Henshall & De Groot A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese, 3rd ed. 209
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 134
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AJLT Japanese For Busy People vols I-III 2.1
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 1010
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 1031
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 2a4.20
Four corner code 4022.7
De Roo Code 1653