14 strokes
bolt of cloth 疋 (⺪)
doubt, distrust, be suspicious, question
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
283 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers


Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 疑 【ギ】 doubt, distrust, suspicion (of)
  • 疑義 【ギギ】 doubt
  • 質疑 【シツギ】 question, interpellation
  • 懐疑 【カイギ】 doubt, skepticism, scepticism, disbelief

Kun reading compounds

  • 疑う 【うたがう】 to doubt, to distrust, to be suspicious of, to suspect


Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
eui, ung


  • duda
  • desconfianza
  • sospecha
  • dudar
  • desconfiar
  • sospechar


  • dúvida
  • desconfiança
  • é suspeito
  • pergunta


  • douter
  • méfiance
  • soupçon
  • question
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835 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
608 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
755 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
752 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
748 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1516 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1617 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
693 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1347 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1970 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1050 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1416 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1422 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22007 Morohashi
1565 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3777 New Nelson (John Haig)
1410 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1513 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
488 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
971 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1270 2001 Kanji
2m12.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-7 SKIP code
2748.1 Four corner code
1-21-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7591 Unicode hex code