12 strokes
sun, day
scenery, view
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
419 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers


Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 景 【ケイ】 vista, view, scene, scenic view, counter for scenes (in a play)
  • 景観 【ケイカン】 scenery
  • 八景 【ハッケイ】 eight picturesque sights
  • 殺風景 【サップウケイ】 dreary, bleak, monotonous, barren, tasteless, unrefined


Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jing3, ying3
gyeong, yeong


  • paisaje
  • vista
  • panorama
  • escena


  • cenário
  • visão


  • paysage
  • vue
386 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
494 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
469 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
645 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2142 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
509 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
603 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1764 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
853 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
872 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1021 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
975 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3118 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1597 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2179 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
320 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13983 Morohashi
2470 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2487 New Nelson (John Haig)
314 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
336 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
585 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3841 2001 Kanji
4c8.8 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-8 SKIP code
2-6-6 SKIP code
6090.6 Four corner code
1-23-42 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
666f Unicode hex code