Kana: キ、ケ、まれ
Romaji: ki, ke, mare

Name Readings

Kana: のぞ、のぞみ
Romaji: nozo, nozomi


hope, beg, request, pray, beseech, Greece, dilute (acid), rare, few, phenomenal

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  7
Radical Number:  50
Frequency:  896
Grade:  4
Skip Pattern:  2-2-5
Korean Reading:  heui
Chinese Reading:  xi1
Unicode:  5e0c
JIS:  3475


Halpern Index: 2049
Nelson Index: 1470
New Nelson Index: 1553
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 3f4.1
Four Corner Index: 4022.7
Guide to Remembering Index: 447
Gakken Index: 798
Japanese Names Index: 445
Daikanwanjiten Index: 8813
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 4.0414
Remembering the kanji Index: 1489
Kanji Flashcards Index: 495
Kodansha Compact Index: 559
Read Writing Kanji Third Index: 470
Kanji in Context Index: 888
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 1294
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 1763
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 1501
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 1602
Essential Kanji Index: 823
Kodansha Kanji Index: 2543
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 2944
Read Writing the Kanji Index: 575
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 477


rare; seldom
dilute; rare
希少 (きしょう)
scarce; rare
希釈 (きしゃく)
希伯来 (ヘブライ)
Greece; Greek; Greco-
希望 (きぼう)
hope; wish; aspiration
希薄 (きはく)
thin (e.g. air); diluted; sparse; lean; weak; rarified; rarefied; lacking (e.g. empathy); deficient; insufficient (e.g. zeal)
ご希望の向きは (ごきぼうのむきは)
those who want it
希望に沿う (きぼうにそう)
to meet someone's requirements; to meet expectations; to go along with what somebody wants
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