15 strokes
ghost, demon
fascination, charm, bewitch
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1206 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers


Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 魅力 【ミリョク】 charm, fascination, glamour, glamor, attraction, appeal
  • 魅了 【ミリョウ】 charm, fascination, to charm, to fascinate, to captivate, to mesmerize, to enthrall, to hold spellbound
  • 鬼魅 【キミ】 demon, monster, apparition
  • 魑魅 【チミ】 mountain demon


Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):


  • fascinación
  • encanto


  • fascinação
  • charme
  • fascinar


  • fasciner
  • charmer
  • ensorceler
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1145 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5280 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1371 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1918 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1526 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1627 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1419 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1928 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4131 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2100 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2844 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2042 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
45811 Morohashi
3329 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6838 New Nelson (John Haig)
2023 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2179 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1818 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
857 2001 Kanji
5f10.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-8-7 SKIP code
3-10-5 SKIP code
2521.9 Four corner code
1-44-05 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9b45 Unicode hex code