16 strokes
Kentei exam level 1

discrimination, dispose of, distinguish

  • to discern (e.g. right from wrong) ②to know (manners, one's place, etc.)
  • ける
  • はなびら
  • あらそ
  • speech ②dialect ③bento ④valve ⑤Oversight Department
  • ヘン

Main Radical


Character Breakdown

discrimination, dispose of, distinguish
ベン わきま.える わ.ける (Kentei 1)
spicy, bitter, hot
つら.い シン から.い (8th, N2)
stand up, rise, set up
た.つ リツ たち (1st, N4)
kettle lid radical (no. 8)
トウ (Kentei 1)
grass, straw, herbs
to divide
one, one radical (no.1)
イチ いっ ひと- (1st, N5)
ジュウ ジッ か (1st, N5)
knife, standing sword radical (no. 18)


Unicode hex code 8FA8
JIS X 0208 1-49-94
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 4648
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 1665
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 2029
O'Neill, P.G. Japanese Names 2496
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 38657
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 0a5.30
Four corner code 0044.1