Kana: ヤク
Romaji: yaku


unlucky, misfortune, bad luck, disaster

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  4
Radical Number:  27
Frequency:  2123
Grade:  8
Skip Pattern:  3-2-2
Korean Reading:  aeg
Chinese Reading:  e4
Unicode:  5384
JIS:  4C71


Halpern Index: 2947
Nelson Index: 816
New Nelson Index: 646
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 2p2.3
Four Corner Index: 7121.2
Guide to Remembering Index: 1859
Gakken Index: 1915
Japanese Names Index: 68
Daikanwanjiten Index: 2893
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 2.0643
Remembering the kanji Index: 1415
Kanji Flashcards Index: 1116
Kodansha Compact Index: 257
Kanji in Context Index: 1721
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 1870
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 2550
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 1427
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 1519
Essential Kanji Index: 1829
Kodansha Kanji Index: 3665
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 3356
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 1026


misfortune; bad luck; evil; disaster
災厄 (さいやく)
calamity; disaster; accident
厄前 (やくまえ)
the year before the unlucky year
厄除け (やくよけ)
warding off evil
厄介払い (やっかいばらい)
driving off a troublesome person; getting rid of a nuisance
厄介 (やっかい)
trouble; burden; nuisance; bother; worry; care; dependence; support; kindness; obligation; staying (with a person)
厄落とし (やくおとし)
escape from evil; exorcism
厄災 (やくさい)
calamity; disaster; accident
厄難 (やくなん)
calamity; evil; misfortune
厄日 (やくび)
unlucky day; evil day
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