14 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 11th grade

honey, nectar, molasses

  • nectar ②honey ③honeydew ④treacle
  • ビツ

Main Radical

(KanXi) (Nelson)

Reading Commonality

ミツ 100.0%

Character Breakdown

honey, nectar, molasses
ミツ ビツ (11th)
quiet, silent, in good health
ミチ フク ヒツ
shaped crown, katakana u radical (no. 40)
ベン メン (Kentei 1)
dot, tick or dot radical (no. 3)
チュ (Kentei 1)
wa-shaped crown radical (no. 14)
ベキ (Kentei 1)
invariably, certain, inevitable
ヒツ かなら.ず (4th, N3)
heart, mind, spirit
シン こころ (2nd, N4)
katakana no radical (no. 4)
ヘツ えい よう (Kentei 1)
insect, bug, temper
むし チュウ キ (1st, N2)
in, inside, middle
チュウ なか うち (1st, N5)
くち コウ ク (1st, N4)
number one, line, rod radical (no. 2)
コン シ ジョ
rising stroke

Contained In

Common Words

nectar ②honey ③honeydew ④treacle
honeymoon ②being in an intimate relationship
soaking in honey
prajna-paramita (perfection of wisdom)
molasses ②(sugar) syrup
the six virtues (perfections) a Buddha elect practices to attain supreme enlightenment
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Unicode hex code 871C
JIS X 0208 1-44-10
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 1336
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 5343
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 2958
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha), 2nd edition (2013) 2060
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji 776
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji, Sixth Ed. 838
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 33143
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 823
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 783
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 3m11.7
Four corner code 3013.6