Jisho

×

15 strokes
Radical:
black
Parts:
Variants:
silence, become silent, stop speaking, leave as is
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1338 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 黙とう 【モクトウ】 silent prayer
  • 黙示 【モクシ】 revelation, apocalypse
  • 寡黙 【カモク】 untalkative, quiet, taciturn, reticent, uncommunicative
  • 温厚寡黙 【オンコウカモク】 gentle and reticent

Kun reading compounds

  • 黙る 【だまる】 to be silent, to say nothing

Readings

Chinese:
mo4
Korean:
mug

Spanish

  • silencio
  • callarse
  • dejar de hablar

Portuguese

  • silêncio
  • tornar-se silencioso
  • parar de falar
  • deixar como está

French

  • silence
  • se taire
  • laisser en l'état
1856 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1418 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2796 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1581 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1925 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2405 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1578 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1684 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
869 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1941 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3554 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1833 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2494 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
245 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
48063P Morohashi
2865 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
7055 New Nelson (John Haig)
240 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
255 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1819 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3640 2001 Kanji
4d11.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-11-4 SKIP code
6333.3 Four corner code
44-59 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9ed9 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
sign 示 (礻)
Parts:
show, indicate, point out, express, display
Kun:
しめ.す
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
237 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 示談 【ジダン】 settlement out of court
  • 示威 【ジイ】 demonstration, show of force
  • 内示 【ナイジ】 unofficial announcement
  • 開示 【カイジ】 release (e.g. information), disclosure (legal), show, indication, display
  • 示し 【シメシ】 lesson, discipline, example (e.g. set a bad example), revelation
  • 示唆 【シサ】 suggestion, hint, implication
  • 公示 【コウジ】 edict, public announcement
  • 内示 【ナイジ】 unofficial announcement

Kun reading compounds

  • 示す 【しめす】 to (take out and) show, to demonstrate, to tell, to exemplify, to make apparent, to point out (finger, clock hand, needle, etc.), to indicate, to show, to represent, to signify, to display
  • 示偏 【しめすへん】 kanji "show" radical at left (radical 113)

Readings

Chinese:
shi4
Korean:
si, gi

Spanish

  • mostrar
  • enseñar
  • indicar
  • revelar

Portuguese

  • espetáculo
  • indicar
  • apontar
  • expressar
  • mostrar

French

  • montrer
  • indiquer
  • signaler
  • exprimer
  • exposer
622 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
723 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
695 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
415 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3228 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
575 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
769 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
148 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
615 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
625 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
814 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1413 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2435 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1229 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1694 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1095 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24623 Morohashi
1936 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4060 New Nelson (John Haig)
1086 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1167 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
465 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
651 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3041 2001 Kanji
4e0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-4 SKIP code
1090.1 Four corner code
28-8 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
793a Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
record
Kun:
しる.すと.る
On:
ロク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
546 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 録 【ロク】 record, transcript
  • 録音 【ロクオン】 (audio) recording
  • 付録 【フロク】 appendix, supplement, annex, extra (of a newspaper or magazine)
  • 採録 【サイロク】 recording, transcription

Kun reading compounds

  • 撮る 【とる】 to take (a photo), to record (video, audio, etc.), to make (a film)

Readings

Chinese:
lu4
Korean:
rog, ye

Spanish

  • registro
  • transcripción
  • copia

Portuguese

  • gravar

French

  • enregistrer
543 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
640 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
611 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
416 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4879 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
665 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
980 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2523 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
538 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
547 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
730 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1830 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2186 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1147 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1554 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1153 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40519P Morohashi
1742 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6298 New Nelson (John Haig)
1144 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1226 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
633 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2842 2001 Kanji
8a8.16 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-8 SKIP code
8713.2 Four corner code
47-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9332 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
four
Kun:
よ.つよっ.つよん
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
47 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 四 【シ】 four
  • 4月 【シガツ】 April, fourth month in the lunar calendar
  • 十四 【ジュウシ】 14, fourteen
  • 炭素14 【タンソジュウシ】 carbon-14

Kun reading compounds

  • 四 【し】 four
  • 四畳半 【よじょうはん】 four and a half tatami mats, four-and-a-half-mat room, small room esp. for assignations
  • 四つ 【よっつ】 four, four years of age, ten o'clock (old time system), cross grips
  • 四つ角 【よつかど】 four corners, crossroads, intersecting street, street corner
  • 四つ 【よっつ】 four, four years of age, ten o'clock (old time system), cross grips
  • 四つの自由 【よっつのじゆう】 the Four Freedoms (as defined by Franklin D. Roosevelt: freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, freedom from fear)
  • 四 【し】 four
  • 40 【よんじゅう】 forty, 40
  • 十四 【じゅうし】 14, fourteen
  • 軽四 【けいよん】 four-wheeled light vehicle

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 つ、 よつ
Chinese:
si4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • cuatro
  • 4

Portuguese

  • quatro

French

  • quatre
4 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
4 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
26 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
18 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1025 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
6 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
35 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
188 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
6 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
6 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
4 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
335 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3778 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1928 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2620 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
4 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4682 Morohashi
3044 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
938 New Nelson (John Haig)
4 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
4 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
114 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
37 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3675 2001 Kanji
3s2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-2 SKIP code
4-5-1 SKIP code
6021.0 Four corner code
27-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
56db Unicode hex code

18 strokes
Radical:
horse
Parts:
equestrian, riding on horses, counter for equestrians
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1696 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 騎 【キ】 counter for horsemen
  • 騎士 【キシ】 knight
  • 一騎 【イッキ】 one horseman
  • 顔騎 【ガンキ】 facesitting (sex act)

Readings

Chinese:
qi2, ji4
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • jinete
  • montar a caballo
  • contador para jinetes

Portuguese

  • cavaleiro
  • equitação
  • sufixo para contagem de cavalos

French

  • cavalier
  • monter à cheval
  • compteur de cavaliers
1133 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1734 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5222 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1174 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1911 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2762 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1881 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2047 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1874 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1919 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2307 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1193 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1629 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2000 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44817 Morohashi
1834 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6761 New Nelson (John Haig)
1981 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2135 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1912 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3449 2001 Kanji
10a8.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-10-8 SKIP code
7432.1 Four corner code
21-19 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9a0e Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
scholar, bachelor
Parts:
gentleman, scholar, samurai, samurai radical (no. 33)
Kun:
さむらい
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
526 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 士 【シ】 man (esp. one who is well-respected), samurai, person (in a certain profession, esp. licensed), member
  • 士官 【シカン】 officer
  • 飛行士 【ヒコウシ】 pilot
  • 公認会計士 【コウニンカイケイシ】 certified public accountant

Kun reading compounds

  • 侍 【さむらい】 warrior (esp. of military retainers of daimyos in the Edo period), samurai, man in attendance (on a person of high standing), retainer
  • 二四六九士 【にしむくさむらい】 mnemonic for remembering the months with fewer than 31 days (ni, shi, mu, ku, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 ま
Chinese:
shi4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • caballero
  • samurai
  • hombre

Portuguese

  • cavalheiro
  • samurai

French

  • gentilhomme
  • samouraï
  • radical samouraï (no. 33)
410 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
521 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
494 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
301 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1160 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
59 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1173 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
41 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
572 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
581 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
755 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
393 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4213 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2129 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2877 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
325 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5638 Morohashi
3405 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1117 New Nelson (John Haig)
319 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
341 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
386 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
441 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1472 2001 Kanji
3p0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-2 SKIP code
4010.0 Four corner code
27-46 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
58eb Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
pestle
Parts:
Variants:
year, counter for years
Kun:
とし
On:
ネン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
6 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 年 【ネン】 year (e.g. AD), counter for years
  • 年会 【ネンカイ】 conference, annual convention
  • 往年 【オウネン】 years gone by, earlier years, former years, the past
  • 平年 【ヘイネン】 non-leap year, normal year (esp. as pertains to weather patterns, vegetative growth, harvest yields, etc.)

Kun reading compounds

  • 年 【とし】 year, age, years, past one's prime, old age
  • 年明け 【としあけ】 beginning of the year, early in the New Year
  • いい年 【いいとし】 mature age, advanced age, maturity, age when one is old enough to know better
  • 大年 【おおとし】 New Year's Eve, December 31st, Jupiter (planet)

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
nian2
Korean:
nyeon

Spanish

  • año
  • edad

Portuguese

  • Ano

French

  • année
  • compteur d'années
126 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
20 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
64 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
3 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
188 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
64 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
51 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
342 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
45 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
45 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
24 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
574 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2528 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1284 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1752 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1045 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9168 Morohashi
2035 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1593 New Nelson (John Haig)
1036 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1114 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
13 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
51 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2355 2001 Kanji
0a6.16 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-4 SKIP code
4-6-3 SKIP code
8050.0 Four corner code
39-15 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e74 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
reflect, reflection, projection
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N4
404 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 映画館 【エイガカン】 movie theatre, movie theater, cinema
  • 映画 【エイガ】 movie, film
  • 大映 【ダイエイ】 Daiei Motion Picture Company
  • 開映 【カイエイ】 beginning of a screening (at a movie theatre), starting a screening

Kun reading compounds

  • 映る 【うつる】 to be reflected, to harmonize with (harmonise), to come out (photo), to be projected, to be displayed (on a screen)
  • 映す 【うつす】 to project, to reflect, to cast (shadow)
  • 映える 【はえる】 to shine, to glow, to look attractive, to look nice, to be set off (by)

Readings

Japanese names:
あきら、 え、 てる
Chinese:
ying4
Korean:
yeong

Spanish

  • reflejo
  • reflexión
  • reflejar
  • reflejarse
  • proyectarse
  • proyectar

Portuguese

  • reflitir
  • reflexão
  • projeção

French

  • projection
  • refléter
  • réflexion
830 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
813 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
234 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2118 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
910 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
187 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
840 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.14 Japanese for Busy People
352 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
353 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
234 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
985 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1104 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
600 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
793 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1758 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13838 Morohashi
892 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2448 New Nelson (John Haig)
1742 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1879 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
368 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
876 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3863 2001 Kanji
4c5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-5 SKIP code
6503.0 Four corner code
17-39 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6620 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
field
Parts:
Variants:
brush-stroke, picture
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
199 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 画 【ガ】 picture, drawing, painting, sketch
  • 画家 【ガカ】 painter, artist
  • 洋画 【ヨウガ】 Western painting, Western film, Western movie
  • 邦画 【ホウガ】 Japanese film, Japanese painting
  • 画 【カク】 stroke (of a kanji, etc.)
  • 描く 【エガク】 to draw, to paint, to sketch, to depict, to describe, to picture in one's mind, to imagine, to form a certain shape (e.g. path of an action, appearance of an object, etc.)
  • 参画 【サンカク】 taking part in planning
  • 家族計画 【カゾクケイカク】 family planning
  • 画 【ガ】 picture, drawing, painting, sketch
  • 描く 【エガク】 to draw, to paint, to sketch, to depict, to describe, to picture in one's mind, to imagine, to form a certain shape (e.g. path of an action, appearance of an object, etc.)
  • 似顔絵 【ニガオエ】 portrait, likeness, sketch (of a face)
  • 影絵 【カゲエ】 shadow picture, silhouette, shadowgraph

Kun reading compounds

  • 描く 【えがく】 to draw, to paint, to sketch, to depict, to describe, to picture in one's mind, to imagine, to form a certain shape (e.g. path of an action, appearance of an object, etc.)
  • 画する 【かくする】 to draw (a line), to demarcate, to mark, to divide, to map out, to plan

Readings

Chinese:
hua4
Korean:
hwa, hoeg

Spanish

  • dibujo
  • trazo
  • puntuar
  • interrumpir

Portuguese

  • gravura

French

  • trait de plume
  • dessin
  • écran
  • compteur de traits de kanji
167 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
91 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
85 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
150 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
50 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
477 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
222 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
991 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.14 Japanese for Busy People
343 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
343 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
235 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
176 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3723 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1904 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2586 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1178 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21739P Morohashi
3000 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3733 New Nelson (John Haig)
1170 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1254 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
176 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
155 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3175 2001 Kanji
0a8.7 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-6 SKIP code
1077.2 Four corner code
18-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
753b Unicode hex code