11 strokes
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
No., residence
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N1
160 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers


Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 第 【ダイ】 prefix for forming ordinal numbers
  • 第一 【ダイイチ】 first, foremost, number one, most important, best, greatest, most, above all, besides, in any case, to begin with
  • 落第 【ラクダイ】 failure (in an examination), failing to advance (to the next year), falling short of the standard, not making the grade
  • 及第 【キュウダイ】 passing (an examination), making the grade
  • 邸宅 【テイタク】 mansion, residence


Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):


  • número
  • prefijo ordinal
  • examen


  • Prefixo p/ números ordinais
  • residência


  • numéro
  • résidence
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3385 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
360 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
793 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
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404 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
408 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
354 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1473 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3298 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1706 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2318 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1247 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25943 Morohashi
2660 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4272 New Nelson (John Haig)
1239 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1327 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
83 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
380 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2344 2001 Kanji
6f5.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-5 SKIP code
8822.7 Four corner code
1-34-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7b2c Unicode hex code