11 strokes
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
feelings, emotion, passion, sympathy, circumstances, facts
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
235 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers


Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 情 【ジョウ】 feelings, emotion, sentiment, compassion, sympathy, passion, affection, love, the way things really are, the actual situation
  • 情感 【ジョウカン】 feeling, sensitivity, emotion
  • 風情 【フゼイ】 taste, elegance, charm, appearance, air, the likes of ..., lowly people such as ...
  • 内情 【ナイジョウ】 internal conditions, true state of affairs
  • 傾城 【ケイセイ】 beauty, siren, courtesan, prostitute

Kun reading compounds

  • 情け 【なさけ】 pity, sympathy, compassion, mercy, affection, love
  • 情けない 【なさけない】 miserable, pitiable, shameful, deplorable, pathetic
  • 恋情 【れんじょう】 love, attachment, lovesickness
  • 裏情 【うらなさけ】 inner affection


Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):


  • sentimientos
  • emoción
  • simpatía


  • sentimentos
  • emoção
  • paixão
  • simpatia
  • circunstâncias
  • fatos


  • sentiments
  • émotion
  • passion
  • compassion
  • circonstances
  • faits
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741 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
719 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
286 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1714 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
334 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
543 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
209 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
209 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
654 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
819 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
583 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
353 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
439 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1551 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10756P Morohashi
482 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1898 New Nelson (John Haig)
1537 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1657 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
183 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
738 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1146 2001 Kanji
4k8.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
1-1-10 SKIP code
9502.7 Four corner code
1-30-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
60c5 Unicode hex code