7 strokes
Jinmeiyou kanji used in names
Kentei exam level 1

reed, bullrush

  • common reed (Phragmites australis)
  • common reed (Phragmites australis)

Main Radical


Reading Commonality

あし 100.0%

Character Breakdown

reed, bullrush
あし ロ よし (Kentei 1)
grass, grass radical (no. 140)
door, counter for houses, door radical (no. 63)
と コ へ (2nd, N2)
one, one radical (no.1)
イチ いっ ひと- (1st, N5)
corpse, remains, flag radical (no. 44)
シ かたしろ (Kentei 1)

Common Words

dapple-gray (gray) (horse coat color)
More Words...


Unicode hex code 82A6
JIS X 0208 1-16-18
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 3904
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 4975
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 2743
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha), 2nd edition (2013) 1897
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji 2364
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji, Sixth Ed. 2450
O'Neill, P.G. Japanese Names 484
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 30716
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 3k4.3
Four corner code 4427.7