14 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 11th grade

cuff, hem, foot of mountain

  • hem ②bottom part ③foot (of a mountain) ④tips (of hair)
  • キョ

Main Radical


Reading Commonality

すそ 100.0%

Character Breakdown

cuff, hem, foot of mountain
すそ キョ コ (11th)
clothes, clothing radical (no. 145
reside, to be, exist
い.る キョ お.る (5th, N3)
corpse, remains, flag radical (no. 44)
シ かたしろ (Kentei 1)
コ ふる.い ふゆ (2nd, N4)
ジュウ ジッ ジュッ (1st, N5)
くち コウ ク (1st, N4)

Common Words

hem ②bottom part ③foot (of a mountain) ④tips (of hair)
sharing with others what has been given to you
foot of a mountain ②range
foot of a mountain
taking a hem up
cuff (of pants)
lining at the bottom of a kimono
underskirt (half-slip), worn under kimono
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Unicode hex code 88FE
JIS X 0208 1-31-94
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 4247
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 5474
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 1549
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha), 2nd edition (2013) 1119
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji 2624
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji, Sixth Ed. 1145
O'Neill, P.G. Japanese Names 1907
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 34382
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 1025
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 5e8.8
Four corner code 3726.4