Kana: ワ、イ、したが.う
Romaji: wa, i, shitaga.u

Name Readings

Kana: まさ、やす、やまと
Romaji: masa, yasu, yamato


Yamato, ancient Japan

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  10
Radical Number:  9
Frequency:  2098
Grade:  9
Skip Pattern:  1-2-8
Korean Reading:  wae
Chinese Reading:  wo1
Unicode:  502d
JIS:  4F41


Nelson Index: 475
New Nelson Index: 242
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 2a8.16
Four Corner Index: 2224.4
Japanese Names Index: 1283
Daikanwanjiten Index: 796
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 1.0848
Remembering the kanji Index: 2106
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 94
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 107
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 2244
Kodansha Kanji Index: 140


大和 (やまと)
Yamato; ancient province corresponding to modern-day Nara Prefecture; (ancient) Japan; Japanese
倭国 (わこく)
Yamato; ancient Japan; name by which Chinese rulers used to call Japan
和語 (わご)
native Japanese words (especially as opposed to Chinese and other foreign loanwords)
大和歌 (やまとうた)
Japanese poem; waka; tanka
和歌 (わか)
waka; classic Japanese poem, esp. a tanka, often 31 morae
sum; harmony; peace; Japan; Japanese-style
倭人 (わじん)
Japanese person (term esp. used in ancient China, etc.)
和訓 (わくん)
Japanese reading of a Chinese character
大和絵 (やまとえ)
Yamato-e (classical Japan decorative paintings)
倭寇 (わこう)
Japanese pirates (of the Middle Ages)
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