14 strokes
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
accustomed, get used to, become experienced
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
1177 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers


Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 慣習 【カンシュウ】 custom, convention, common practice, becoming accustomed (to)
  • 慣行 【カンコウ】 customary practice, habit, traditional event
  • 旧慣 【キュウカン】 old customs
  • 購買習慣 【コウバイシュウカン】 buying habit

Kun reading compounds

  • 慣れる 【なれる】 to get used to, to grow accustomed to, to become familiar with, to become skilled in, to become experienced at, to become tame, to become domesticated, to get used to doing
  • 慣らす 【ならす】 to accustom, to train (e.g. one's ear), to tame, to domesticate, to train (an animal)


Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):


  • costumbre
  • acostumbrarse
  • acostumbrar


  • acostumado
  • acostuma-se a
  • torna-se experimentado


  • avoir l'habitude
  • s'accoutumer
  • coutumes
  • expérience
574 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
668 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
638 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1293 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1756 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
442 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
547 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
915 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
937 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
655 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
827 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
843 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
487 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
624 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
634 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11111 Morohashi
685 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1970 New Nelson (John Haig)
627 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
674 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
786 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1161 2001 Kanji
4k11.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-11 SKIP code
1-1-13 SKIP code
9708.6 Four corner code
1-20-23 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6163 Unicode hex code