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

chain, irons, connection

  • くさり chain, chains
  • とざ to shut, to close, to lock

Main Radical


Character Breakdown

chain, irons, connection
くさり サ とざ.す (7th, N1)
キン コン かね (1st, N5)
whole, entire, all
ゼン すべ.て まった.く (3rd, N3)
ニン ひと ジン (1st, N5)
king, rule, magnate
オウ -ノウ おお (1st, N3)
かい バイ (1st, N2)
eye, class, look
め モク ま- (1st, N4)
eight, eight radical (no. 12)
ハチ はっ や (1st, N5)


Unicode hex code 9396
JIS X 0208 26-31
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Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 8a10.2
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De Roo Code 2861