Kana: フク、ふ.せる、ふ.す
Romaji: fuku, fu.seru,

Name Readings

Kana: ふし、ふせ
Romaji: fushi, fuse


prostrated, bend down, bow, cover, lay (pipes)

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  6
Radical Number:  9
Frequency:  1604
Grade:  8
Skip Pattern:  1-2-4
Korean Reading:  bu
Chinese Reading:  fu2
Unicode:  4f0f
JIS:  497A


Halpern Index: 45
Nelson Index: 377
New Nelson Index: 139
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 2a4.1
Four Corner Index: 2323.4
Guide to Remembering Index: 1763
Gakken Index: 1412
Japanese Names Index: 234
Daikanwanjiten Index: 438
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 1.0655
Remembering the kanji Index: 962
Kanji Flashcards Index: 1039
Kodansha Compact Index: 71
Kanji in Context Index: 1421
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 29
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 30
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 971
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 1035
Essential Kanji Index: 1331
Kodansha Kanji Index: 49
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 2163
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 1059


降伏 (こうふく)
capitulation; surrender; submission
伏せる (ふせる)
to lay something upside down; to turn something over; to lay something face down; to cover; to lay (pipes); to lay (an ambush); to hide; to conceal
伏線 (ふくせん)
preparation; foreshadowing; underplot (in a novel); precautionary measures
待ち伏せる (まちぶせる)
to ambush
伏兵 (ふくへい)
ambush; troops in ambush
潜伏 (せんぷく)
concealment; hiding; ambush; incubation; latency; dormancy
起伏 (きふく)
undulation; ups and downs; highs and lows
待ち伏せ (まちぶせ)
performing an ambush
山伏 (やまぶし)
mountain priest; itinerant Buddhist monk
伏す (ふす)
to bend down; to bow down; to prostrate oneself; to hide oneself
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