8 strokes
Kentei exam level 1

squeak, creak, grate

  • to creak
  • to jar
  • アツ

Main Radical


Reading Commonality

きしきし 75.9%
アツ 24.1%

Character Breakdown

squeak, creak, grate
きし.る アツ (Kentei 1)
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 にっ ニチ (1st, N5)
number one, line, rod radical (no. 2)
コン シ ジョ
the latter, duplicate, strange
おと- オツ イツ (8th, N1)

Common Words

involuntary nocturnal tooth grinding ②grinding one's teeth out of anger or vexation
to engage in (mutual) competition
creak ②discord
feeble anger (that one cannot act on because one is powerless)
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Unicode hex code 8ECB
JIS X 0208 1-77-34
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 4609
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 5940
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 38173
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 7c1.1
Four corner code 5201.0