Kana: カン、ケン、かわ.く、かわ.かす、ほ.す、ひ.る、いぬい
Romaji: kan, ken, kawa.ku, kawa.kasu,,, inui


drought, dry, dessicate, drink up, heaven, emperor

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  11
Radical Number:  24
Frequency:  1453
Grade:  8
Skip Pattern:  1-8-3
Korean Reading:  geon
Chinese Reading:  qian2
Unicode:  4e7e
JIS:  3425


Halpern Index: 1679
Nelson Index: 784
New Nelson Index: 63
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 4c7.14
Four Corner Index: 4841.7
Guide to Remembering Index: 1099
Gakken Index: 1355
Japanese Names Index: 1411
Daikanwanjiten Index: 204
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 1.0396
Remembering the kanji Index: 463
Kanji Flashcards Index: 292
Kodansha Compact Index: 27
Kanji in Context Index: 904
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 1101
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 1500
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 473
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 502
Essential Kanji Index: 1195
Kodansha Kanji Index: 2113
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 1556
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 1407


qian (one of the trigrams of the I Ching: heaven, northwest)
戌亥 (いぬい)
乾杯 (かんぱい)
toast; drink (in celebration or in honor of something); drinking one's glass dry; cheers
乾く (かわく)
to get dry
乾式 (かんしき)
dry process
干し (ほし)
drying; dried
乾燥 (かんそう)
dryness; aridity; insipidity; dehydration; desiccation
乾電池 (かんでんち)
dry cell; battery
乾期 (かんき)
dry season
干し物 (ほしもの)
things dried in the sun (esp. clothes, dyed cloth, etc.)
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