Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Japanese Judas-tree, cinnamon tree
Kun:
かつら
On:
ケイ
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
1651 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 桂 【ケイ】 knight
  • 桂林 【ケイリン】 katsura forest, beautiful forest
  • 月桂 【ゲッケイ】 bay laurel (Laurus nobilis), bay tree, sweet bay, laurel tree, moon, moonlight, katsura tree on the moon (in Chinese legends)
  • 肉桂 【ニッケイ】 cinnamon, cinnamon tree (Cinnamomum sieboldii)

Kun reading compounds

  • 桂 【かつら】 katsura (Cercidiphyllum japonicum), Japanese Judas tree
  • 桂男 【かつらおとこ】 man in the moon
  • 広葉桂 【ひろはかつら】 Cercidiphyllum magnificum (species of katsura)

Readings

Japanese names:
かつ、 よし、 か
Chinese:
gui4
Korean:
gye

Spanish

  • árbol aromático
  • árbol de judas

Portuguese

French

  • gainier japonais
  • arbre de Judée japonais
1158 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2253 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1929 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1102 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2109 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1163 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
629 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
837 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
202 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14755 Morohashi
928 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2659 New Nelson (John Haig)
198 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
210 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1872 2001 Kanji
4a6.13 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-6 SKIP code
4491.4 Four corner code
23-43 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6842 Unicode hex code