Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
Variants:
bad, vice, rascal, false, evil, wrong
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
530 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 悪 【アク】 evil, wickedness, (role of) the villain (in theatre, etc.), the bad guy
  • 悪質 【アクシツ】 malicious, vicious, malignant, underhanded, shoddy, inferior, poor-quality, second-rate
  • 害悪 【ガイアク】 harm, injury, evil (influence)
  • 改悪 【カイアク】 deterioration, changing for the worse
  • 悪寒 【オカン】 chill, shakes, ague
  • 悪血 【アクチ】 impure blood
  • 自己嫌悪 【ジコケンオ】 self-hatred, self-abhorrence, self-loathing
  • 好悪 【コウオ】 likes and dislikes

Kun reading compounds

  • 悪い 【わるい】 bad, poor, undesirable, poor (quality), inferior, insufficient, evil, sinful, ugly, not beautiful, at fault, to blame, in the wrong, bad (at doing something), unprofitable, unbeneficial, sorry, (my) bad, unforgivable
  • 悪い行い 【わるいおこない】 bad deed, evil deed
  • 悪し 【あし】 bad, evil
  • 悪しからず 【あしからず】 don't get me wrong, but ..., I'm sorry
  • 難い 【にくい】 difficult to ..., hard to ...
  • 憎い 【にくい】 hateful, abominable, poor-looking, detestable, amazing, fantastic, admirable, lovely, wonderful
  • 憎む 【にくむ】 to hate, to detest

Readings

Chinese:
e4, e3, wu4
Korean:
ag, o

Spanish

  • malo
  • incorrecto
  • equivocado
  • odio
  • mal

Portuguese

  • mal
  • ruim
  • falso
  • mau
  • errado

French

  • mauvais
  • vice
  • vaurien
  • faux
  • mal
152 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
241 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
222 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
504 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
62 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
804 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
175 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1483A Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.14 Japanese for Busy People
304 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
304 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
114 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
785 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3413 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1758 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2393 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1828 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10717 Morohashi
2745 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1873 New Nelson (John Haig)
1810 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1951 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
295 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
369 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3258 2001 Kanji
4k7.17 The Kanji Dictionary
2-7-4 SKIP code
1033.1 Four corner code
1-16-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
60aa Unicode hex code

18 strokes
Radical:
sickness
Parts:
mannerism, habit, vice, trait, fault, kink
Kun:
くせくせ.に
On:
ヘキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1973 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 癖 【クセ】 habit (often a bad habit, i.e. vice), tendency, peculiarity, idiosyncrasy, mannerism, crease, wrinkle, curl, kink
  • 妄想癖 【モウソウヘキ】 day-dreamer, fantasist
  • 盗癖 【トウヘキ】 kleptomania

Kun reading compounds

  • 癖 【くせ】 habit (often a bad habit, i.e. vice), tendency, peculiarity, idiosyncrasy, mannerism, crease, wrinkle, curl, kink
  • 癖に 【くせに】 and yet, though, when, in spite of
  • 悪い癖 【わるいくせ】 bad habit, bad habits
  • 自傷癖 【じしょうくせ】 (practice of) self-injury, (habit of) self-harm
  • 癖に 【くせに】 and yet, though, when, in spite of
  • 癖になる 【くせになる】 to become a (bad) habit, to get accustomed to

Readings

Chinese:
pi3, pi4
Korean:
byeog

Spanish

  • costumbre
  • hábito
  • debilidad
  • vicio
  • manía

Portuguese

  • maneirismo
  • hábito
  • vício
  • traço
  • falta
  • entortar

French

  • manie
  • mauvaise habitude
  • vice
  • trait (caractère)
  • défaut
  • frisé
1781 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1903 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3082 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1702 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1550 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1490 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1589 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1364 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1358 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4080 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2069 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2805 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1707 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22550 Morohashi
3290 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3848 New Nelson (John Haig)
1691 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1826 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1895 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
555 2001 Kanji
5i13.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-5-13 SKIP code
0014.1 Four corner code
1-42-42 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7656 Unicode hex code