8 strokes
woman, female
committee, entrust to, leave to, devote, discard
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
187 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers


Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 委員会 【イインカイ】 committee, commission, board, panel, committee meeting
  • 委員 【イイン】 committee member
  • 公取委 【コウトリイ】 Japan Fair Trade Commission
  • 公委 【コウイ】 public safety commission

Kun reading compounds

  • 委ねる 【ゆだねる】 to entrust (a matter) to, to leave to, to abandon oneself to (e.g. pleasure), to yield to (e.g. anger), to devote oneself to


Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wei3, wei1


  • confiar
  • confianza
  • detallado


  • comitê
  • confiar a
  • deixar para
  • dedicar
  • descartar


  • comité
  • confier à
  • laisser à
  • se consacrer
  • abandonner
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423 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
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3267 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
837 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
451 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
960 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
466 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
474 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
697 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
426 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3160 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1623 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2209 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
922 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6181 Morohashi
2553 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1204 New Nelson (John Haig)
913 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
979 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
291 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2269 2001 Kanji
5d3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-3 SKIP code
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2040.4 Four corner code
1-16-49 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
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