9 strokes
meat 肉 (⺼)
stomach, paunch, crop, craw
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
1647 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers


Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 胃 【イ】 stomach, Chinese "stomach" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
  • 胃痛 【イツウ】 stomach-ache, stomach pain, gastralgia
  • しわ胃 【シワイ】 abomasum
  • 葉胃 【ヨウイ】 omasum, psalterium, third compartment of the stomach in ruminants


Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):


  • estómago
  • barriga


  • estômago
  • barriga
  • colheita
  • papo de ave


  • estomac
  • ventre
  • jabot
546 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
447 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
424 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
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853 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
844 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1268 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1342 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1105 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1016 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3171 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1631 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2219 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
29 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29348 Morohashi
2561 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4793 New Nelson (John Haig)
29 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
29 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
519 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3646 2001 Kanji
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