Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
pathetic, grief, sorrow, pathos, pity, sympathize
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1715 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 哀悼 【アイトウ】 condolence, regret, tribute, sorrow, sympathy, lament
  • 哀愁 【アイシュウ】 pathos, sorrow, grief
  • 哀々 【アイアイ】 deeply sad

Kun reading compounds

  • 哀れ 【あわれ】 pity, sorrow, grief, misery, compassion, pathos, pitiable, pitiful, pathetic, miserable, alack, alas
  • 哀れむ 【あわれむ】 to pity, to feel sympathy for, to sympathize with, to sympathise with, to commiserate with, to have mercy on, to enjoy the beauty of, to appreciate, to admire
  • 哀れむ 【あわれむ】 to pity, to feel sympathy for, to sympathize with, to sympathise with, to commiserate with, to have mercy on, to enjoy the beauty of, to appreciate, to admire
  • 悲しい 【かなしい】 sad, miserable, unhappy, sorrowful, sad, lamentable, deplorable, grievous
  • 悲しいかな 【かなしいかな】 sad to say, how sad, alas

Readings

Chinese:
ai1
Korean:
ae

Spanish

  • compasión
  • lástima
  • miseria
  • piedad
  • pena
  • compadecerse de

Portuguese

  • patético
  • pesar
  • pena
  • emoção
  • compaixão
  • solidariesar

French

  • pitoyable
  • peine
  • chagrin
  • pitié
  • pathétique
  • compatir
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1670 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
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1249 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1131 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1675 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1790 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1804 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
327 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2568 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1310 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1781 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
408 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3580 Morohashi
2068 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
791 New Nelson (John Haig)
401 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
428 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1239 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
465 2001 Kanji
2j7.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
0073.2 Four corner code
16-5 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
54c0 Unicode hex code