Kanji 革

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Radical: (177)
Strokes: 9
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カク
kaku
Kun:
かわ
kawa
Meaning:
leather, skin, reform, become serious
Grade: 6
JLPT: 2
Shape: idc
Elements: ,
Homonyms: , ,
Synonyms: ,
Categories: N2 (JLPT)

Examples

改革する
かいかくする
kaikakusuru
reform [v.t.]
牛革
ぎゅうかわ
gyuukawa
cowhide
かわ
kawa
leather
革命
かくめい
kakumei
revolution
革新的な
かくしんてきな
kakushintekina
revolutionary
革靴
かわぐつ
kawagutsu
leather shoes

Reading in other languages

Korean: 혁, 극
Korean (latin): hyeog, geug
Pinyin: ge2, ji2, ji3
Vietnam: Cách, Cức

Codepoints

Big-5: AD B2
Decimal: 38761
Hex: 9769
JIS: 1
Min-Ku-Ten: 1-19-55
Unicode UTF-16: 9769
Unicode UTF-8: E9 9D A9

Dictionary Indices

A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade): 746
A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Ken Henshall): 836
A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall): 821
Essential Kanji (P.G. O'Neill): 811
Gakken Kanji Dictionary ("A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage"): 686
Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki; White Rabbit Press): 1003
Japanese Names (P.G. O'Neill): 937
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky): 1123
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky, 2 edition): 1075
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1999): 1582
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2 edition, 2013): 2163
Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono): 996
Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide: 1877
Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2013): 3099
Les Kanjis dans la tête (Yves Maniette): 1911
Morohashi Daikanwajiten (volume 12, page 0149): 42710
New Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1990): 2448
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig): 1893
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig, 6 edition): 2041
The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley): 487
The Modern Reader's Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Andrew Nelson): 5088
The New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary (John Haig): 6570
Tuttle Kanji Cards: 877
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