8 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 8th grade
JLPT exam level N1

wicked, injustice, wrong

  • wicked
  • ジャ

Main Radical

(KanXi) (Nelson)

Reading Commonality

ジャ 100.0%

Character Breakdown

wicked, injustice, wrong
ジャ よこし.ま (8th, N1)
tusk, fang, tusk radical (no. 92)
きば ガ ゲ (11th)

Common Words

hindrance ②to visit (someone's home) ③demon who hinders Buddhist training
obstacle ②nuisance
improper way (of doing) ②evil course
malice ②bad air
(sense of) crushing evil
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Unicode hex code 90AA
JIS X 0208 1-28-57
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 2849
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Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 1925
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 2d5.8
Four corner code 1722.7
De Roo Code 3244