Kana: ジャク、セキ、さび、さび.しい、さび.れる、さみ.しい
Romaji: jaku, seki, sabi, sabi.shii, sabi.reru, sami.shii


loneliness, quietly, mellow, mature, death of a priest

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Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  11
Radical Number:  40
Frequency:  1599
Grade:  8
Skip Pattern:  2-3-8
Korean Reading:  jeog
Chinese Reading:  ji2
Unicode:  5bc2
JIS:  3C64


Halpern Index: 2290
Nelson Index: 1315
New Nelson Index: 1342
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 3m8.2
Four Corner Index: 3094.7
Guide to Remembering Index: 1345
Gakken Index: 1871
Japanese Names Index: 1436
Daikanwanjiten Index: 7200
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 3.1044
Remembering the kanji Index: 720
Kanji Flashcards Index: 1213
Kodansha Compact Index: 487
Kanji in Context Index: 1380
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 1472
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 1982
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 727
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 777
Essential Kanji Index: 1300
Kodansha Kanji Index: 2855
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 767
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 1422


patina; antique look; elegant simplicity; well-trained voice
寂しい (さびしい、さみしい)
lonely; lonesome; solitary; desolate
寂れる (さびれる)
to decline (in prosperity); to become deserted; to become desolate; to taper off (of a sound)
寂寥 (せきりょう)
loneliness; desolateness
心寂しい (こころさびしい)
lonely; lonesome
(entering into) nirvana; used after a date to indicate the death of a monk at that time; silent; tranquil
静寂 (せいじゃく、しじま)
silence; stillness; quietness
寂寞 (せきばく、じゃくまく)
loneliness; desolation; lonely; lonesome; dreary; desolate; deserted; harsh (words); cutting (criticism); to separate in thought; to consider as independent
寂滅為楽 (じゃくめついらく)
Freedom from one's desires (Entry into Nirvana) is true bliss
心寂しい (うらさびしい)
lonesome; lonely; forlorn
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