Kana: カイ、ケイ、か.ける、-か.ける、か.け、-か.け、-が.け、か.かる、-か.かる、-が.かる、か.かり、-が.かり、かかり、-がかり
Romaji: kai, kei, ka.keru, -ka.keru,,,, ka.karu, -ka.karu, -ga.karu, ka.kari, -ga.kari, kakari, -gakari

Name Reading

Kana: かけ
Romaji: kake


hang, suspend, depend, arrive at, tax, pour

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  11
Radical Number:  64
Frequency:  1027
Grade:  8
Skip Pattern:  1-3-8
Korean Reading:  gwae
Chinese Reading:  gua4
Unicode:  639b
JIS:  335D


Halpern Index: 493
Nelson Index: 1952
New Nelson Index: 2214
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 3c8.6
Four Corner Index: 5300.0
Guide to Remembering Index: 1083
Gakken Index: 1183
Japanese Names Index: 1321
Daikanwanjiten Index: 12267
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 5.0280
Remembering the kanji Index: 674
Kanji Flashcards Index: 1362
Kodansha Compact Index: 896
Kanji in Context Index: 1477
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 361
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 449
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 681
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 727
Essential Kanji Index: 1143
Kodansha Kanji Index: 596
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 1354
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 1436


掛け (がけ)
-clad; in the midst of; tenths (e.g. wholesale price, as tenths of retail price); times (i.e. multiplied by); able-to-seat (of a chair, etc.)
charge; duty; person in charge; official; clerk
手がける (てがける)
to handle; to manage; to deal with; to work with; to have experience with; to rear; to look after
掛かる (かかる)
to take (a resource, e.g. time or money); to hang; to come into view; to arrive; to come under (a contract, a tax); to start (engines, motors); to attend; to deal with; to handle; to have started to; to be on the verge of; to overlap (e.g. information in a manual); to cover; to (come) at; to be fastened; to be covered (e.g. with dust, a table-cloth, etc.); to be caught in; to get a call; to depend on
掛け声 (かけごえ)
yell used to time or encourage activity (e.g. "Heave ho!", "On three ... One, two, three!" in English); enthusiastic shout from the audience (e.g. in kabuki); shouting (in concerts)
掛け (かけ)
credit; money owed on an account; bill; hot noodles in broth; proportion (of wholesale price, as tenths of list price); in the midst of; rest; rack; hanger
掛ける (かける)
to hang (e.g. picture); to hoist (e.g. sail); to raise (e.g. flag); to sit; to take (time, money); to expend (money, time, etc.); to make (a call); to multiply; to secure (e.g. lock); to put on (glasses, etc.); to cover; to burden someone; to apply (insurance); to turn on (an engine, etc.); to set (a dial, an alarm clock, etc.); to put an effect (spell, anaesthetic, etc.) on; to hold an emotion for (pity, hope, etc.); to bind; to pour (or sprinkle, spray, etc.) onto; to argue (in court); to deliberate (in a meeting); to present (e.g. idea to a conference, etc.); to increase further; to catch (in a trap, etc.); to set atop; to erect (a makeshift building); to hold (a play, festival, etc.); to wager; to bet; to risk; to stake; to gamble; to be partway doing ...; to begin (but not complete) ...; to be about to ...; indicates (verb) is being directed to (someone)
仕掛ける (しかける)
to start; to begin; to commence; to challenge; to pick (a fight); to make (war); to set (traps); to plant (explosives); to lay (mines)
仕掛け (しかけ)
device; contrivance; mechanism; gadget; trick; trap; calculated manipulation; gambit; (small) scale; half finished; commencement; initiation; set up; laying out; preparation; challenge; attack
切っ掛け (きっかけ、キッカケ)
chance; start; cue; excuse; motive; impetus; occasion
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