7 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 7th grade
JLPT exam level N1

urge, force, imminent, spur on

Kun'yomi
  • せま to approach, to draw near, to be imminent
On'yomi
  • ハク
Nanori
  • さこ
  • せこ
  • はさ
  • はさま
  • はざま

Main Radical

(KanXi)

Character Breakdown

urge, force, imminent
せま.る ハク さこ (7th, N1)
white
しろ ハク しら- (1st, N5)
katakana no radical (no. 4)
ヘツ えい よう (Kentei 1)
day, sun, Japan
ひ ニチ ジツ (1st, N5)

References

Unicode hex code 8FEB
JIS X 0208 1-39-87
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 4676
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 6031
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 3074
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 3815
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha) 1953
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha), 2nd edition (2013) 2647
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji 282
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji, Sixth Ed. 300
Gakken A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage 842
O'Neill, P.G. Japanese Names 747
O'Neill, P.G. Essential Kanji 1411
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 38797P
Henshall, K. A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters 1697
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 1175
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 1233
Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 1805
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 1218
Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 964
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 684
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 288
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 2q5.5
Four corner code 3630.0
De Roo Code 878