Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
Variants:
strange, strangeness, curiosity
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1367 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 奇 【キ】 strange, unconventional
  • 奇異 【キイ】 odd, strange, queer, peculiar
  • 物好き 【モノズキ】 (idle) curiosity, fancifulness, whimsy, (having) strange tastes
  • 怪奇 【カイキ】 bizarre, strange, weird, mysterious, grotesque

Kun reading compounds

  • 奇しき 【くしき】 strange, mysterious, queer
  • 奇しき 【くしき】 strange, mysterious, queer
  • 奇しくも 【くしくも】 strangely, oddly, miraculously, mysteriously

Readings

Chinese:
qi2, ji1
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • extraño
  • raro
  • sospechoso

Portuguese

  • estranho
  • estranheza
  • curiousidade

French

  • étrange
  • étrangeté
  • curieux (bizarre)
1123 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1189 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1176 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1048 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1176 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
752 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1360 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1444 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1292 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
414 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2756 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1409 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1902 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
128 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5892 Morohashi
2217 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1150 New Nelson (John Haig)
126 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
133 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1160 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1449 2001 Kanji
3d5.17 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
3-5-3 SKIP code
4062.1 Four corner code
20-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5947 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
Variants:
suspicious, mystery, apparition
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1634 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 怪 【カイ】 mystery, wonder
  • 怪獣 【カイジュウ】 monster
  • 奇奇怪怪 【キキカイカイ】 very strange, bizarre, weird, mysterious
  • 醜怪 【シュウカイ】 monstrous, hideous, ugly, bizarre
  • 怪我 【ケガ】 injury (to animate object), hurt
  • けが人 【ケガニン】 wounded person, injured person
  • 物怪 【モッケ】 unexpected
  • 物の怪 【モノノケ】 (vengeful) ghost, specter, spectre

Kun reading compounds

  • 怪しい 【あやしい】 suspicious, dubious, doubtful, dodgy, suspicious (referring to a potential amorous relation), dangerous (e.g. financial situation), ominous (e.g. weather), strange, shady, fishy, charming, bewitching, mysterious
  • 怪しい手つきで 【あやしいてつきで】 clumsily, with clumsy hands
  • 怪しむ 【あやしむ】 to suspect

Readings

Chinese:
guai4
Korean:
goe

Spanish

  • desconfiado
  • receloso
  • misterio
  • fantasma
  • sospechoso
  • desconfiar
  • recelar
  • dudar
  • sospechar

Portuguese

  • Suspeito
  • mistério
  • aparição

French

  • méfiant
  • mystère
  • apparition
1061 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1367 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1665 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1176 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1291 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1476 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1573 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1450 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
809 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
354 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
220 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
264 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
723 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10483 Morohashi
297 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1821 New Nelson (John Haig)
716 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
773 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1172 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1172 2001 Kanji
4k5.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
9701.4 Four corner code
18-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
602a Unicode hex code