Kana: シ、ゆび、さ.す、-さ.し
Romaji: shi, yubi,, -sa.shi

Name Readings

Kana: い、いぶ、さし、さす
Romaji: i, ibu, sashi, sasu


finger, point to, indicate, put into, play (chess), measure (ruler)

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  9
Radical Number:  64
Frequency:  155
Grade:  3
Skip Pattern:  1-3-6
Korean Reading:  ji
Chinese Reading:  zhi1
Unicode:  6307
JIS:  3B58


Halpern Index: 378
Nelson Index: 1904
New Nelson Index: 2152
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 3c6.15
Four Corner Index: 5206.1
Guide to Remembering Index: 289
Gakken Index: 241
Japanese Names Index: 800
Daikanwanjiten Index: 12034
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 5.0216
Remembering the kanji Index: 659
Kanji Way Index: 292
Kanji Flashcards Index: 569
Kodansha Compact Index: 888
Read Writing Kanji Third Index: 305
Kanji in Context Index: 775
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 278
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 337
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 666
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 711
Essential Kanji Index: 729
Kodansha Kanji Index: 452
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 1378
Read Writing the Kanji Index: 226
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 327


finger; toe; digit
指定 (してい)
designation; specification; assignment; appointment; pointing at
指導 (しどう)
leadership; guidance; coaching; shido (disciplinary action for a minor infringement of the rules of judo)
指す (さす)
to point; to nominate; to select someone; to specify some person; to identify; to indicate; to point out; to play; to extend one's arm straight ahead (in dance)
指名 (しめい)
name; nominate; designate
差し (さし、サシ)
between (e.g. two people); face to face; hindrance; impediment; arrhythmic section of recitative in Noh music; prefix used for stress or emphasis; counter for traditional dance songs
指揮 (しき)
command; direction
目指す (めざす)
to aim at; to have an eye on; to go toward; to head for
指摘 (してき)
pointing out; identification
指示 (しじ)
indication; instruction; designation; directions
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