Kana: セキ、シャク、むかし
Romaji: seki, shaku, mukashi


once upon a time, antiquity, old times

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Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  8
Radical Number:  72
Frequency:  1197
Grade:  3
Skip Pattern:  2-4-4
Korean Reading:  chag
Chinese Reading:  xi1
Unicode:  6614
JIS:  404E


Halpern Index: 2432
Nelson Index: 2108
New Nelson Index: 2433
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 3k5.28
Four Corner Index: 4460.1
Guide to Remembering Index: 1481
Gakken Index: 1200
Japanese Names Index: 699
Daikanwanjiten Index: 13816
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 5.0794
Remembering the kanji Index: 1184
Kanji Flashcards Index: 598
Kodansha Compact Index: 970
Read Writing Kanji Third Index: 346
Kanji in Context Index: 428
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 1574
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 2153
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 1192
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 1268
Essential Kanji Index: 988
Kodansha Kanji Index: 3086
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 1978
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 306


olden days; former
昔話 (むかしばなし)
old tale; folk tale; legend; reminiscence
大昔 (おおむかし)
great antiquity; old-fashioned; long ago
昔なじみ (むかしなじみ)
old friend; familiar face
昔を偲ばせる品 (むかしをしのばせるしな)
things reminiscent of bygone days
今昔 (こんじゃく、こんせき)
past and present
昔ながら (むかしながら)
the same as it was long ago; unchanged; traditional
昔気質 (むかしかたぎ)
old-fashioned way of thinking; old-fashioned spirit; old-fashioned
昔を懐かしむ (むかしをなつかしむ)
to view the past with nostalgia
昔を想う (むかしをおもう)
to recall the old days
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