7 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 1st grade
JLPT exam level N5


  • car ②wheel
  • シャ
  • くら
  • くろま

Main Radical


Reading Commonality

シャ 67.4%
くるま 32.6%

Character Breakdown

シャ くるま くら (1st, N5)
span, range, extend over
わた.る コウ わたる (Kentei Pre-1, N1)
one, one radical (no.1)
イチ いっ ひと- (1st, N5)
daybreak, dawn, morning
タン あき.らか あきら (11th, N1)
day, sun, Japan
ひ ニチ にっ (1st, N5)
number one, line, rod radical (no. 2)
コン シ ジョ

Common Words

car ②wheel
tank (military vehicle) ②chariot
coach (horse-drawn)
train (esp. long distance train) ②steam train
gear ②cog (in an organization, company, etc.)
More Words...


Unicode hex code 8ECA
JIS X 0208 1-28-54
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 4608
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 5939
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 3552
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Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 292
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 7c0.1
Four corner code 5000.6
De Roo Code 1555