Kana: モ、しげ.る
Romaji: mo,

Name Readings

Kana: うむさ、き、し、つとむ、む、もて
Romaji: umusa, ki, shi, tsutomu, mu, mote


overgrown, grow thick, be luxuriant

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  8
Radical Number:  140
Frequency:  1188
Grade:  8
Skip Pattern:  2-3-5
Korean Reading:  mu
Chinese Reading:  mao4
Unicode:  8302
JIS:  4C50


Halpern Index: 2245
Nelson Index: 3915
New Nelson Index: 4998
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 3k5.7
Four Corner Index: 4425.3
Guide to Remembering Index: 1850
Gakken Index: 1166
Japanese Names Index: 691
Daikanwanjiten Index: 30833P
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 9.0596
Remembering the kanji Index: 360
Kanji Flashcards Index: 1699
Kodansha Compact Index: 650
Kanji in Context Index: 1840
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 1435
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 1934
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 366
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 384
Essential Kanji Index: 1799
Kodansha Kanji Index: 2791
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 1959
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 1216


茂る (しげる)
to grow thickly; to be in full leaf; to be rampant; to luxuriate; to be luxurious
繁茂 (はんも)
luxuriant growth; rankness (of weeds)
逆茂木 (さかもぎ)
茂り (しげり)
growing thick
生い茂る (おいしげる)
to grow thickly; to be overgrown; to thrive; to grow in abundance
茂み (しげみ)
thicket; coppice; brushwood
茂林 (もりん)
luxuriant (dense) forest
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