12 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 8th grade
JLPT exam level N2

employ, hire

  • to employ ②to hire

Main Radical

(KanXi) (Nelson)

Reading Commonality

やと 87.4%

Character Breakdown

employ, hire
やと.う コ (8th, N2)
door, counter for houses, door radical (no. 63)
と コ へ (2nd, N2)
one, one radical (no.1)
イチ いっ ひと- (1st, N5)
corpse, remains, flag radical (no. 44)
シ かたしろ (Kentei 1)
bird, old bird radical (no. 172)
サイ スイ とり (Kentei 1)
human radical (no. 9)
lord, chief, master
シュ あるじ ぬし (3rd, N4)
dot, tick or dot radical (no. 3)
チュ (Kentei 1)
king, rule, magnate
オウ -ノウ おお (1st, N3)

Contained In


Unicode hex code 96C7
JIS X 0208 1-24-59
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 1826
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 6497
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 1956
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 2454
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha) 1241
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Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji 1083
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji, Sixth Ed. 1164
Gakken A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage 1419
O'Neill, P.G. Essential Kanji 1604
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 41976X
Henshall, K. A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters 1232
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 1553
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 1655
Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 993
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 1601
Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 1083
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 1850
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 1092
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 4m8.1
Four corner code 3021.4
De Roo Code 3075