Kana: シャク
Romaji: shaku

Name Reading

Kana: せき
Romaji: seki


shaku, Japanese foot, measure, scale, rule

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  4
Radical Number:  44
Frequency:  1940
Grade:  6
Skip Pattern:  4-4-1
Korean Reading:  cheog
Chinese Reading:  che3
Unicode:  5c3a
JIS:  3C5C


Halpern Index: 3440
Nelson Index: 1377
New Nelson Index: 1404
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 3r1.1
Four Corner Index: 7780.7
Guide to Remembering Index: 884
Gakken Index: 1842
Japanese Names Index: 96
Daikanwanjiten Index: 7632
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 4.0126
Remembering the kanji Index: 1070
Kanji Flashcards Index: 1227
Kodansha Compact Index: 521
Read Writing Kanji Third Index: 895
Kanji in Context Index: 762
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 2146
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 2896
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 1079
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 1151
Essential Kanji Index: 1781
Kodansha Kanji Index: 4248
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 3762
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 830


shaku (unit of distance approximately equal to 30.3 cm); rule; measure; scale; length
distance between outstretched thumb and middle finger (approx. 18 cm)
尺度 (しゃくど)
linear measure; scale
尺寸 (しゃくすん、せきすん)
(something) tiny; trifle
百尺竿頭 (ひゃくせきかんとう、ひゃくしゃくかんとう)
the highest state of one's enlightenment; the highest level one can attain
ruler; measure
尺八 (しゃくはち)
shakuhachi; end-blown fippleless bamboo flute; blow job; fellatio
縮尺 (しゅくしゃく)
reduced scale; scaling
評価の尺度 (ひょうかのしゃくど)
evaluation measure
尺を取る (しゃくをとる)
to measure (the length)
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