12 strokes (also 11)
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
consummate, accomplish, attain, commit (suicide)
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1423 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers


Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 遂行 【スイコウ】 accomplishment, execution
  • 完遂 【カンスイ】 successful execution, accomplishment, completion, fulfillment, carrying through
  • 既遂 【キスイ】 already finished (action), already accomplished, committed (crime; as opposed to attempted), perpetrated, consummated, successful

Kun reading compounds

  • 遂げる 【とげる】 to accomplish, to achieve, to carry out, to arrive at (a certain outcome), to come to, to end with
  • 遂に 【ついに】 finally, at last, in the end, after all, never (happened)


Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
sui4, sui2


  • consumar
  • llevar a cabo
  • cumplir


  • consumir
  • efetuar
  • atingir
  • cometer (suicídio)


  • réussi
  • accompli
  • parvenir à
  • consommer
  • commettre (suicide)
1458 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1427 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4716 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1070 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1813 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1806 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1133 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1185 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1217 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
707 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3892 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2004 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2705 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
546 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38985P Morohashi
3138 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6084 New Nelson (John Haig)
540 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
579 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1593 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
951 2001 Kanji
2q9.13 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-9 SKIP code
3830.3 Four corner code
1-31-75 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9042 Unicode hex code