6 strokes
home, house, residence, our house, my husband
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
357 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers


Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 宅 【タク】 house, home, one's house, one's home, one's husband
  • 宅地 【タクチ】 building lot, residential land
  • 社宅 【シャタク】 company housing, housing provided by one's company
  • 家宅 【カタク】 domicile, premises


Japanese names:
け、 たか、 たけ、 や、 やけ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhai2, zhe4
taeg, daeg


  • hogar
  • casa
  • residencia
  • marido propio


  • casa
  • lar
  • residência
  • nossa casa
  • meu marido


  • domicile
  • maison
  • résidence
  • notre maison
  • mon mari
940 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
928 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
371 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1279 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
992 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
458 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
283 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.13 Japanese for Busy People
178 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
178 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
538 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
467 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2698 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1376 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1862 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1935 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7064 Morohashi
2174 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1308 New Nelson (John Haig)
1916 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2065 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
847 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
756 2001 Kanji
3m3.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
3071.4 Four corner code
1-34-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b85 Unicode hex code