15 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 11th grade

mochi rice cake

  • mochi
  • もちい
  • ヘイ
  • ヒョウ

Main Radical


Reading Commonality

もち 95.0%
ヘイ 5.0%

Character Breakdown

mochi rice cake
もち ヘイ ヒョウ (11th)
eat, food, eat radical (no. 184)
ニン ひと ジン (1st, N5)
good, pleasing, skilled
よ.い リョウ ら (4th, N3)
katakana no radical (no. 4)
ヘツ えい よう (Kentei 1)
northeast (Oriental zodiac), stopping, good radical (no. 138)
うしとら コン (Kentei Pre-1)
day, sun, Japan
ひ ニチ にっ (1st, N5)
garment, clothes, dressing
イ ころも きぬ (4th, N2)
kettle lid radical (no. 8)
トウ (Kentei 1)
garment(衣) variant
put together
ヘイ ヒョウ あわ.せる (Kentei 1)
eight, eight radical (no. 12)
ハチ や はっ (1st, N5)
dry, parch, ebb
ひ.る カン ほ.す (6th, N2)

Common Words

falling on one's backside (behind, bottom) ②mochi used to celebrate a child's first birthday
rice cake with bean paste wrapped in a preserved cherry leaf
rice cake shop keeper
rice-flour dumplings mixed with mugwort
rice cake stuffed with sweet bean jam
bracken-starch dumpling
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Unicode hex code 9905
JIS X 0208 1-44-63
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 5166
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 6689
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 2256
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha), 2nd edition (2013) 1596
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji 2802
Heisig, J. Remembering The Kanji, Sixth Ed. 1590
O'Neill, P.G. Japanese Names 2346
Morohashi Daikanwajiten 44133X
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 1219
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 8b6.4
Four corner code 8874.1
De Roo Code 2855