5 strokes
un-, not yet, hitherto, still, even now, sign of the ram, 1-3PM, eighth sign of Chinese zodiac
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
650 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers


Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 未 【ミ】 not yet, un-
  • 未解決 【ミカイケツ】 unsettled, pending, unresolved
  • 過現未 【カゲンミ】 past, present and future, three temporal states of existence
  • 未央柳 【ビヨウヤナギ】 Chinese hypericum (Hypericum monogynum)
  • 丁未 【ヒノトヒツジ】 44th of the sexagenary cycle
  • 癸未 【ミズノトヒツジ】 20th of the sexagenary cycle

Kun reading compounds

  • 未だ 【まだ】 still, as yet, hitherto, only, not yet, more, besides, unfinished, incomplete, not yet finished with
  • 未だかつて 【いまだかつて】 not until now, never yet
  • 未だ 【まだ】 still, as yet, hitherto, only, not yet, more, besides, unfinished, incomplete, not yet finished with
  • 未だしも 【まだしも】 rather, better
  • 未 【ひつじ】 eighth sign of the Chinese zodiac (The Ram, 1pm-3pm, south-southwest, June)
  • 未草 【ひつじぐさ】 pygmy waterlily (Nymphaea tetragona)
  • 辛未 【かのとひつじ】 eighth of the sexagenary cycle
  • 乙未 【きのとひつじ】 thirty-second of the sexagenary cycle




  • aún no
  • todavía
  • hasta ahora


  • já-
  • não ainda
  • até aqui
  • ainda
  • até mesmo agora


  • non-
  • encore
  • pas encore
  • jusqu'ici
  • même maintenant
  • signe de la 8ème branche terrestre
  • signe du Mouton (zodiaque)
  • 13 à 15 heures
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179 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
626 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
615 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
210 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
306 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
306 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
583 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1048 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4318 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2185 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2941 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
221 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14419 Morohashi
3506 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2535 New Nelson (John Haig)
216 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
229 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
458 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1464 2001 Kanji
0a5.27 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-3 SKIP code
5090.0 Four corner code
44-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
672a Unicode hex code