Kana: エイ、エ
Romaji: ei, e

Name Readings

Kana: もり、い、まもる
Romaji: mori, i, mamoru


defense, protection

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  16
Radical Number:  60
Frequency:  400
Grade:  5
Skip Pattern:  1-3-13
Korean Reading:  wi
Chinese Reading:  wei4
Unicode:  885b
JIS:  3152


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Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 3i13.3
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防衛 (ぼうえい)
defense; defence; protection; self-defense; self-defence
自衛隊 (じえいたい)
self-defence force; self-defense force; Japan Self-Defence Force; JSDF
衛生 (えいせい)
health; hygiene; sanitation; medical
親衛隊 (しんえいたい)
bodyguards; elite guards; imperial guards; Schutzstaffel; SS; groupies; ardent fans
兵衛 (ひょうえい)
middle palace guard (ritsuryo system)
衛星 (えいせい)
護衛 (ごえい)
guard; convoy; escort
近衛 (このえ)
Imperial Guards
自衛 (じえい)
self-defense; self-defence
前衛 (ぜんえい)
advance guard; vanguard; avant-garde (e.g. music)
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