Kana: ケイ、ギョウ、かた、-がた、かたち、なり
Romaji: kei, gyō, kata, -gata, katachi, nari

Name Reading

Romaji: chi


shape, form, style

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  7
Radical Number:  59
Frequency:  418
Grade:  2
Skip Pattern:  1-4-3
Korean Reading:  hyeong
Chinese Reading:  xing2
Unicode:  5f62
JIS:  3741


Halpern Index: 846
Nelson Index: 1589
New Nelson Index: 1713
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 3j4.1
Four Corner Index: 1242.2
Guide to Remembering Index: 104
Gakken Index: 408
Japanese Names Index: 414
Daikanwanjiten Index: 9969
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 4.0784
Remembering the kanji Index: 1711
Busy People Index: 3.6
Kanji Way Index: 306
Kanji Flashcards Index: 518
Kodansha Compact Index: 615
Read Writing Kanji Third Index: 115
Kanji in Context Index: 509
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 565
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 749
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 1727
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 1847
Essential Kanji Index: 223
Kodansha Kanji Index: 1050
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 3260
Read Writing the Kanji Index: 200
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 141


form; tense; adjective; i-adjective (in Japanese)
style; way; shape; form; appearance; state
形式 (けいしき)
form (as opposed to substance); formality; method; system; style; format; mode; appearance; form (something takes); math expression
形態 (けいたい)
form; shape; figure
形状 (けいじょう)
shape; form
form; shape; figure; visage
shape; appearance; collateral; obverse of an old "zeni" coin
形成 (けいせい)
formation; molding; taking form; repair (e.g. plastic surgery); replacement; -plasty
山形 (やまがた)
mountain-shape; chevron; cone
山なり (やまなり)
curved; forming the shape of an arch
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