12 strokes
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
disconcerted, be confused, lose one's head
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
1826 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers


Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 世界恐慌 【セカイキョウコウ】 worldwide financial crisis, global depression
  • 経済恐慌 【ケイザイキョウコウ】 financial panic, economic crisis, economic crash

Kun reading compounds

  • 慌てる 【あわてる】 to become confused (disconcerted, disorganized, disorganised), to be flustered, to panic, to hurry, to rush, to hasten
  • 慌てる乞食はもらいが少ない 【あわてるこじきはもらいがすくない】 slow and steady wins the race, there is luck in the last helping
  • 慌ただしい 【あわただしい】 busy, hectic, hurried, rushed, rapid, quick, sudden


Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):


  • preocupación
  • desconcierto
  • confusión
  • estar confundido
  • perder la cabeza


  • desconcertado
  • ser confundido
  • perder a cabeça


  • déconcerté
  • confus
  • précipité
  • écervelé
1259 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1956 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1725 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1692 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1311 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1378 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1465 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1459 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
822 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
707 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
425 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
532 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
631 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11057X Morohashi
580 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1917 New Nelson (John Haig)
624 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
671 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1533 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1157 2001 Kanji
4k9.10 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
9401.1 Four corner code
1-25-18 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
614c Unicode hex code