Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
ghost, demon
Parts:
charging ahead of others
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
2108 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 魁偉 【カイイ】 brawny, muscular, impressive, gigantic
  • 魁星 【カイセイ】 first star of the Big Dipper, top applicant in the civil service examination (Imperial China)
  • 首魁 【シュカイ】 forerunner, ringleader
  • 巨魁 【キョカイ】 ringleader, chief

Kun reading compounds

  • 先駆け 【さきがけ】 pioneer, leader, taking the initiative, forerunner, harbinger, herald, leading an attack, charging ahead of others (towards the enemy)

Readings

Chinese:
kui2
Korean:
goe

Spanish

  • carga

Portuguese

French

5277 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2423 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2083 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
4125 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2095 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2838 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
45785 Morohashi
6834 New Nelson (John Haig)
2924 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2932 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
5f9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-10-4 SKIP code
2421.0 Four corner code
19-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9b41 Unicode hex code