11 strokes
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
mausoleum, imperial tomb, mound, hill
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1746 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers


Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 陵 【ミササギ】 imperial mausoleum, Emperor's tomb, big hill
  • 陵墓 【リョウボ】 imperial tomb, imperial mausoleum
  • 帝陵 【テイリョウ】 imperial mausoleum
  • 皇陵 【コウリョウ】 imperial mausoleum

Kun reading compounds

  • 陵 【みささぎ】 imperial mausoleum, Emperor's tomb, big hill


Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):


  • mausoleo imperial
  • tumba imperial
  • cumbre


  • mausoleo
  • túmulo imperial


  • mausolée
  • tombe impériale
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1912 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
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1646 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1874 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1310 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1844 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1996 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1886 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
742 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
660 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
400 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
497 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1532 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41704 Morohashi
544 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6454 New Nelson (John Haig)
1518 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1636 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1501 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3667 2001 Kanji
2d8.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
7424.7 Four corner code
1-46-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9675 Unicode hex code