Kana: カン
Romaji: kan

Name Reading

Kana: けん
Romaji: ken


oversee, official, govt office, rule, administer

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  15
Radical Number:  108
Frequency:  408
Grade:  8
Skip Pattern:  2-10-5
Korean Reading:  gam
Chinese Reading:  jian4
Unicode:  76e3
JIS:  3446


Halpern Index: 2852
Nelson Index: 3121
New Nelson Index: 3901
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 5h10.1
Four Corner Index: 7810.7
Guide to Remembering Index: 1111
Gakken Index: 537
Japanese Names Index: 2398
Daikanwanjiten Index: 23032
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 8.0128
Remembering the kanji Index: 1453
Kanji Flashcards Index: 1556
Kodansha Compact Index: 1374
Kanji in Context Index: 925
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 1825
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 2483
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 1465
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 1562
Essential Kanji Index: 1460
Kodansha Kanji Index: 3535
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 3474
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 1782


special Nara-period administrative division for areas containing a detached palace (Yoshino and Izumi); secretary; third highest-ranking officials in the Dazaifu
監修 (かんしゅう)
(editorial) supervision; general editorship; supervising director (of anime, TV series etc.)
監査 (かんさ)
inspection; audit; judgement; judgment
監禁 (かんきん)
監察 (かんさつ)
inspection; inspector
監督 (かんとく)
supervision; control; superintendence; direction; director; superintendent; supervisor; coach; foreman; manager; overseer; controller; boss
監視 (かんし)
monitoring; watching; observation; surveillance; guarding; inspection
助監督 (じょかんとく)
assistant director (in taking professional movies)
総監 (そうかん)
inspector general; commissioner
監獄 (かんごく)
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