Jisho

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17 strokes
Radical:
gate
Parts:
get dark, gloom, disorder
Kun:
やみくら.い
On:
アンオン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
1969 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 暗黒 【アンコク】 darkness
  • 暗夜 【アンヤ】 dark night
  • 冥暗 【メイアン】 gloom, shade
  • 幽暗 【ユウアン】 gloom, darkness, seclusion

Kun reading compounds

  • 闇 【やみ】 darkness, the dark, bewilderment, despair, hopelessness, hidden place, secrecy, oblivion, black market, shady trading, underhand transactions, illegal channels
  • 闇医者 【やみいしゃ】 back-alley doctor
  • 暁闇 【あかつきやみ】 moonless dawn
  • 五月闇 【さつきやみ】 dark night in the rainy season
  • 暗い 【くらい】 dark, gloomy, murky, depressed, dispirited, down in the dumps, dark (mood), dark (in colour), dull, ill-boding, dark (e.g. past), suspicious, unlikely (to succeed), hopeless, unpromising, unfamiliar (with), ignorant (of)

Readings

Chinese:
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Korean:
am

Spanish

  • oscuro
  • sombrío
  • poco claro
  • sin esperanza
  • confuso

Portuguese

French

1758 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4969 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1899 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
2709 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
349 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
4134 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2846 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
41421 Morohashi
3332 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6414 New Nelson (John Haig)
2777 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1748 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
8e9.5 The Kanji Dictionary
3-8-9 SKIP code
7760.1 Four corner code
16-39 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
95c7 Unicode hex code