13 strokes
speech 言 (訁)
detailed, full, minute, accurate, well-informed
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1178 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers


Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 詳報 【ショウホウ】 detailed report, full report, details, particulars
  • 詳細 【ショウサイ】 details, particulars, specifics, detailed, specific, minute, close-up view (of a digitally displayed map), zoomed-in view
  • 不詳 【フショウ】 unknown, unidentified, unspecified
  • 姓名不詳 【セイメイフショウ】 unidentified, name unknown

Kun reading compounds

  • 詳しい 【くわしい】 detailed, full, minute, knowing very well, knowledgeable (about), well-acquainted (with), well-informed (about), familiar (with)
  • 詳らか 【つまびらか】 detailed, clear
  • 詳らかでない 【つまびらかでない】 unknown


Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
sang, yang


  • detallado
  • minucioso


  • detalhado
  • cheio
  • bem-informado
  • preciso


  • détaillé
  • complet
  • précis
  • bien informé
1409 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1172 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4357 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
896 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1752 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1927 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1577 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1683 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
944 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1682 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1926 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1026 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1386 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
556 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35446 Morohashi
1526 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5607 New Nelson (John Haig)
550 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
589 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1667 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3055 2001 Kanji
7a6.12 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-6 SKIP code
0865.1 Four corner code
1-30-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a73 Unicode hex code