Kana: ライ、タイ、く.る、きた.る、きた.す、き.たす、き.たる、き、こ
Romaji: rai, tai,,,, ki.tasu, ki.taru, ki, ko

Name Readings

Kana: くり、くる、ごろ、さ
Romaji: kuri, kuru, goro, sa


come, due, next, cause, become

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  7
Radical Number:  4
Frequency:  102
Grade:  2
Skip Pattern:  4-7-3
Korean Reading:  rae
Chinese Reading:  lai2
Unicode:  6765
JIS:  4D68


Halpern Index: 3551
Nelson Index: 202
New Nelson Index: 2565
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 0a7.6
Four Corner Index: 5090.0
Guide to Remembering Index: 217
Gakken Index: 113
Japanese Names Index: 538
Daikanwanjiten Index: 14489
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 6.0168
Remembering the kanji Index: 1884
Busy People Index: 2.5
Kanji Way Index: 27
Kanji Flashcards Index: 62
Kodansha Compact Index: 36
Read Writing Kanji Third Index: 237
Kanji in Context Index: 133
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 2211
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 2975
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 1902
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 2029
Essential Kanji Index: 25
Kodansha Kanji Index: 4366
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 1464
Read Writing the Kanji Index: 147
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 153


next (year, etc.); since (last month, etc.)
由来 (ゆらい)
origin; source; history; derivation; reason; destiny
来る (きたる)
next (e.g. "next April"); forthcoming; coming; to come; to arrive; to be due to
従来 (じゅうらい)
up to now; so far; traditional; conventional; usual; existing
本来 (ほんらい)
originally; primarily; essentially; naturally; by nature; in (and of) itself; proper; legal
出来る (できる)
to be able (in a position) to do; to be up to the task; to be ready; to be completed; to be made; to be built; to be good at; to be permitted (to do); to become intimate; to take up (with somebody); to grow; to be raised; to become pregnant
来る (くる)
to come (spatially or temporally); to approach; to arrive; to come back; to do ... and come back; to come to be; to become; to get; to grow; to continue; to come from; to be caused by; to derive from; to come to (i.e. "when it comes to spinach ...")
以来 (いらい)
since; henceforth
未来 (みらい)
the future (usually distant); future tense; the world to come
将来 (しょうらい)
future (usually near); prospects
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