11 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 6th grade
JLPT exam level N2

brain, memory

Kun'yomi
  • のうずる
On'yomi
  • ノウ brain
  • ドウ

Main Radical

(KanXi)

Reading Commonality

Character Breakdown

brain, memory
ノウ ドウ のうずる (6th, N2)
month, moon
つき ゲツ ガツ (1st, N5)
villain, evil, bad luck
キョウ (7th, N1)
mow, cut grass, subdue
ガイ ゲ おさ.める (Kentei 1)
open box enclosure, open box radical (no. 17)
カン (Kentei 1)

References

Unicode hex code 8133
JIS X 0208 39-30
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 3774
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 4821
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 975
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 1227
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha) 665
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Gakken A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage 621
O'Neill, P.G. Essential Kanji 927
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 29567P
Henshall, K. A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters 954
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 1278
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 1352
Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 849
Henshall & De Groot A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese, 3rd ed. 964
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 930
Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 1109
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 1036
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 1953
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 4b7.7
Four corner code 7227.2
De Roo Code 3975