Kana: ゴ、コ、さ.える、こお.る、ひ.える
Romaji: go, ko, sa.eru,, hi.eru

Name Readings

Kana: さえ、さえる
Romaji: sae, saeru


be clear, serene, cold, skilful

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  7
Radical Number:  15
Frequency:  2341
Grade:  9
Skip Pattern:  1-2-5
Korean Reading:  ho
Chinese Reading:  hu4
Unicode:  51b4
JIS:  3A63


Halpern Index: 79
Nelson Index: 635
New Nelson Index: 417
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 2b5.2
Four Corner Index: 3114.0
Japanese Names Index: 348
Daikanwanjiten Index: 1615
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 2.0144
Remembering the kanji Index: 2134
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 56
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 60
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 2261
Kodansha Kanji Index: 87


冴え (さえ)
clearness; clarity; skillfulness (skilfulness)
腕の冴え (うでのさえ)
dexterity; skill
冴え返る (さえかえる)
to be very clear; to be keenly cold; to be cold and clear
頭の冴え (あたまのさえ)
bright intelligence
冴え冴えした (さえざえした)
cheerful (look); healthy (complexion)
冴える (さえる)
to be clear (of a sight, sound, colour, etc.); to be bright; to be vivid; to be crisp; to be clear-headed; to be alert; to be on the ball; to be wide awake; to look upbeat; to be perky; to be cheerful; to master (a skill); to excel at; to cleanly execute; to be satisfying; to become frigid; to become intensely cold
冴え冴えした顔 (さえざえしたかお)
cheerful look; fresh complexion
冴え渡る (さえわたる)
to get cold; to freeze over
目が冴える (めがさえる)
to be wide-awake; to be wakeful; to be unable to sleep
冴え行く (さえゆく)
to clear gradually; to get cold gradually
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