13 strokes
bribe, board, supply, finance
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1282 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers


Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 賄賂 【ワイロ】 bribe, sweetener, douceur
  • あっせん収賄 【アッセンシュウワイ】 influence peddling

Kun reading compounds

  • 賄う 【まかなう】 to supply (goods, money, etc.), to cover (costs), to pay, to finance, to maintain (e.g. a family), to give board, to provide meals


Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hui4, hui3


  • soborno
  • cohecho
  • preparación de comidas
  • sobornar
  • cohechar
  • cocinar


  • suborno
  • conselho (adm.)
  • oferta
  • finanças


  • corruption
  • pot-de-vin
  • nourrir
  • fourniture
  • préparation
  • payer
1941 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1816 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4507 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1776 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1781 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1739 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1861 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1225 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1745 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1931 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1028 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1390 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
80 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36745 Morohashi
1529 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5800 New Nelson (John Haig)
80 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
84 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1670 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3946 2001 Kanji
7b6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-6 SKIP code
6482.7 Four corner code
1-47-37 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8cc4 Unicode hex code