16 strokes
rap 攴 (攵)
organize, arranging, tune, tone, meter, key (music)
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N1
478 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers


Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 整合 【セイゴウ】 adjustment, coordination, integration, conformity
  • 整形外科 【セイケイゲカ】 orthopedic surgery, orthopaedic surgery, orthopedics, orthopaedics, plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery
  • 年末調整 【ネンマツチョウセイ】 year-end tax adjustment
  • 修整 【シュウセイ】 adjustment, retouching (in photography)

Kun reading compounds

  • 整える 【ととのえる】 to put in order, to arrange, to tidy up, to fix, to straighten, to get ready, to prepare, to arrange, to supply, to assemble, to buy, to adjust, to regulate (e.g. rhythm, tune, one's breathing), to work out (e.g. business deal), to arrange (e.g. marriage), to settle
  • 整う 【ととのう】 to be ready, to be prepared, to be arranged, to be in order, to be put in order, to be well-ordered, to be well-proportioned, to be harmonious, to be adjusted, to be regulated, to be refined (e.g. of a face), to be settled (e.g. treaty, contract), to be completed


Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):


  • organizar
  • arreglar
  • poner en orden
  • estar a punto
  • ajustar


  • organizar
  • arranjar
  • canção
  • tom
  • métrica
  • clave (música)


  • mettre en ordre
  • organiser
  • arranger
  • air (mélodie)
  • ton
  • mètre
  • clef (musique)
443 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
345 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
328 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
452 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2436 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
840 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
593 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2581 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
503 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
512 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
387 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
948 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3562 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1839 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2501 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1686 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13394 Morohashi
2871 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2360 New Nelson (John Haig)
1670 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1800 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
438 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1573 2001 Kanji
4i12.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-11-5 SKIP code
5810.1 Four corner code
1-32-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6574 Unicode hex code