10 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 7th grade
JLPT exam level N2

flats, counter for houses, eaves

Kun'yomi
  • eaves ②narrow aisle surrounding the core of a temple building
On'yomi
  • ケン
    counter for buildings (esp. houses) ②suffix for a pen name, stage name, etc.

Main Radical

(KanXi)

Reading Commonality

ケン 85.9%
のき 14.1%

Character Breakdown

flats, counter for houses, eaves
ケン のき (7th, N2)
car
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
dry, parch, ebb
ひ.る カン ほ.す (6th, N2)

Common Words

eaves ②narrow aisle surrounding the core of a temple building
detached house ②isolated house
several houses
high-spirited
number of houses
one's next three neighbors
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References

Unicode hex code 8ED2
JIS X 0208 1-24-14
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 4611
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 5944
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 1459
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Morohashi Daikanwajiten 38187
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Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 1187
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 1246
Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 939
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 1393
Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 508
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 1772
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 1667
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 7c3.1
Four corner code 5104.0
De Roo Code 1555