Kana: オ、けが.す、けが.れる、けが.らわしい、よご.す、よご.れる、きたな.い
Romaji: o,, kega.reru, kega.rawashii,, yogo.reru, kitana.i


dirty, pollute, disgrace, rape, defile

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Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  6
Radical Number:  85
Frequency:  908
Grade:  8
Skip Pattern:  1-3-3
Korean Reading:  o
Chinese Reading:  wu1
Unicode:  6c5a
JIS:  3178


Halpern Index: 222
Nelson Index: 2494
New Nelson Index: 3047
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 3a3.5
Four Corner Index: 3112.7
Guide to Remembering Index: 1031
Gakken Index: 1246
Daikanwanjiten Index: 17133
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 6.0913
Remembering the kanji Index: 1245
Kanji Flashcards Index: 666
Kodansha Compact Index: 1158
Kanji in Context Index: 907
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 163
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 196
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 1253
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 1334
Essential Kanji Index: 1531
Kodansha Kanji Index: 258
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 352
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 1083


oceanic whitetip shark (Carcharhinus longimanus)
汚職 (おしょく)
汚れる (けがれる)
to be violated; to be corrupted; to be polluted; to be stained
汚れ (けがれ)
disgrace; shame; stain; blot; corruption; depravity; uncleanness; impurity; defilement
汚す (よごす、けがす)
to pollute; to contaminate; to soil; to make dirty; to stain; to disgrace; to dishonour; to dishonor; to defile
汚染 (おせん)
pollution; contamination
汚れる (よごれる)
to get dirty; to become dirty; to become sullied; to become corrupted; to lose one's chastity
汚い (きたない)
dirty; filthy; foul; unclean; disordered; messy; untidy; poor (e.g. handwriting); indecent (language, etc.); dirty; vulgar; coarse; dastardly; mean; base; underhanded; stingy; greedy
汚れ (よごれ)
dirt; filth
汚名 (おめい)
stigma; dishonour; dishonor; infamy
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