Kana: シュウ、くさ.い、-くさ.い、にお.う、にお.い
Romaji: shū, kusa.i, -kusa.i, nio.u, nio.i


stinking, ill-smelling, suspicious looking, odor, savor, fragrance, be fragrant, stink, glow, be bright

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Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  9
Radical Number:  132
Frequency:  1760
Grade:  8
Skip Pattern:  2-6-3
Korean Reading:  chwi
Chinese Reading:  xiu4
Unicode:  81ed
JIS:  3D2D


Halpern Index: 2633
Nelson Index: 3842
New Nelson Index: 4901
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 5c4.3
Four Corner Index: 2643.0
Guide to Remembering Index: 1356
Gakken Index: 1409
Daikanwanjiten Index: 30103P
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 9.0418
Remembering the kanji Index: 122
Kanji Flashcards Index: 1684
Kodansha Compact Index: 1588
Kanji in Context Index: 1285
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 1682
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 2289
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 123
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 128
Essential Kanji Index: 1308
Kodansha Kanji Index: 3261
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 863
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 1290


-smell; stinking of; smacking of; hinting of
臭い (くさい)
stinking; smelly; suspicious; fishy; clumsy
臭素 (しゅうそ)
bromine (Br)
無臭 (むしゅう)
odorless; odourless; unscented
人間臭い (にんげんくさい)
full of human traits; quite human
匂い (におい)
odour; odor; scent; smell; stench; aura; whiff; smacks of ...; sense; flavour; flavor
悪臭 (あくしゅう)
stink; bad odor; bad odour; stench
臭気 (しゅうき)
bad smell; stink
辛気くさい (しんきくさい)
irritating (e.g. tone of voice); fretful; boring (e.g. work); tedious (chore, person); depressing; dark (e.g. story)
水臭い (みずくさい)
stand-offish; distant; not frank; reserved; watery (alcohol, coffee, etc.)
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