8 strokes
house on cliff 广
bottom, sole, depth, bottom price, base, kind, sort
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
867 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers


Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 底 【テイ】 base (logarithmic, exponential, number system), radix, base (triangle, cone, cylinder, etc.), type, kind, extent, degree
  • 底辺 【テイヘン】 base (of a polygon), bottom (of the social scale), lower levels, lower classes, base (e.g. of support), foundation, basis
  • 奥底 【オクソコ】 depths, deep place, bottom (of one's heart)
  • 水底 【スイテイ】 sea or river bottom

Kun reading compounds

  • 底 【そこ】 bottom, sole
  • 底入れ 【そこいれ】 bottoming out (of prices)
  • 水底 【すいてい】 sea or river bottom
  • 奥底 【おくそこ】 depths, deep place, bottom (of one's heart)


Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
di3, de5
ji, jeo


  • fondo
  • suelo
  • parte más baja
  • base


  • único
  • fundo
  • profundidade
  • preço baixo
  • base
  • espécie
  • tipo


  • partie basse
  • fond
  • semelle
  • profondeur
  • prix plancher
  • base
  • sorte
475 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
576 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
549 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
791 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1508 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
590 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
508 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
992 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
562 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
571 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
745 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
585 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3827 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1961 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2656 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1850 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9262 Morohashi
3084 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1612 New Nelson (John Haig)
1833 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1975 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
510 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
556 2001 Kanji
3q5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-5 SKIP code
0024.2 Four corner code
1-36-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e95 Unicode hex code