Kana: カン、ケン、ま.く、まき、ま.き
Romaji: kan, ken, ma.ku, maki,


scroll, volume, book, part, roll up, wind up, tie, coil, counter for texts (or book scrolls)

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Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  9
Radical Number:  49
Frequency:  944
Grade:  6
Skip Pattern:  2-6-3
Korean Reading:  gweon
Chinese Reading:  juan3
Unicode:  5dfb
JIS:  342C


Halpern Index: 2645
Nelson Index: 1466
New Nelson Index: 1545
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 0a9.11
Four Corner Index: 9071.7
Guide to Remembering Index: 826
Gakken Index: 636
Japanese Names Index: 975
Daikanwanjiten Index: 8759P
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 4.0393
Remembering the kanji Index: 1207
Kanji Flashcards Index: 493
Kodansha Compact Index: 555
Read Writing Kanji Third Index: 841
Kanji in Context Index: 715
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 1691
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 2298
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 1215
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 1292
Essential Kanji Index: 885
Kodansha Kanji Index: 3273
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 1056
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 878


volume (of book); reel (of film)
巻き込む (まきこむ)
to roll up; to involve; to enfold; to swallow up; to drag into
下巻 (げかん)
last volume (in set)
絵巻 (えまき)
picture scroll
巻末 (かんまつ)
end of a book
roll (e.g. of cloth); winding; volume (of book)
巻く (まく)
to wind; to coil; to roll; to wear (e.g. turban, scarf); to envelope; to shroud; to outflank; to skirt; to link (verse); to move ahead (three hours, etc.); to move up
上巻 (じょうかん)
first volume (in set); volume one; book one
通巻 (つうかん)
consecutive number of (or total) volumes
竜巻 (たつまき)
tornado; waterspout
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