Kana: カ、ゲ、した、しも、もと、さ.げる、さ.がる、くだ.る、くだ.り、くだ.す、-くだ.す、くだ.さる、お.ろす、お.りる
Romaji: ka, ge, shita, shimo, moto, sa.geru, sa.garu,, kuda.ri,,, kuda.saru, o.rosu, o.riru

Name Readings

Kana: さか、しと
Romaji: saka, shito


below, down, descend, give, low, inferior

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  3
Radical Number:  1
Frequency:  97
Grade:  1
Skip Pattern:  4-3-1
Korean Reading:  ha
Chinese Reading:  xia4
Unicode:  4e0b
JIS:  323C


Halpern Index: 3378
Nelson Index: 9
New Nelson Index: 9
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 2m1.2
Four Corner Index: 1023.0
Guide to Remembering Index: 7
Gakken Index: 72
Japanese Names Index: 46
Daikanwanjiten Index: 14
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 1.0220
Remembering the kanji Index: 50
Busy People Index: 2.1
Kanji Way Index: 75
Kanji Flashcards Index: 6
Kodansha Compact Index: 4
Read Writing Kanji Third Index: 24
Kanji in Context Index: 32
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 2115
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 2862
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 50
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 51
Essential Kanji Index: 30
Kodansha Kanji Index: 4186
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 3154
Read Writing the Kanji Index: 21
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 13


below; down; under; younger (e.g. daughter); bottom; beneath; underneath; just after; right after; inferiority; one's inferior (i.e. one's junior); trade-in; preliminary; preparatory
lower reaches (of a river); bottom; lower part; lower half (of the body, esp. the privates); feces (faeces); urine; menses; end; far from the imperial palace (i.e. far from Kyoto, esp. of western Japan); dirty (e.g. dirty jokes, etc.)
under (being in said condition or environment)
下位 (かい)
low rank; subordinate; lower order (e.g. byte); low-end
下記 (かき)
the following
under (esp. influence or guidance)
lowness (of degree, value, etc.); inferiority; second volume (of two); third volume (of three)
以下 (いか、いげ)
not exceeding; and downward; ... and below; below (e.g. standard); under (e.g. a level); the below-mentioned; the following; the rest
下車 (げしゃ)
alighting (from train, bus, etc.); getting off
下り (くだり)
down-train (going away from Tokyo); down-slope; downward going
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