Kana: ヒ、こうむ.る、おお.う、かぶ.る、かぶ.せる
Romaji: hi,, oo.u,, kabu.seru

Name Reading

Kana: ぎぬ
Romaji: ginu


incur, cover, veil, brood over, shelter, wear, put on, be exposed (film), receiving

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  10
Radical Number:  145
Frequency:  431
Grade:  8
Skip Pattern:  1-5-5
Korean Reading:  pi
Chinese Reading:  pi1
Unicode:  88ab
JIS:  486F


Halpern Index: 1163
Nelson Index: 4225
New Nelson Index: 5445
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 5e5.3
Four Corner Index: 3424.7
Guide to Remembering Index: 1729
Gakken Index: 852
Daikanwanjiten Index: 34222
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 10.0206
Remembering the kanji Index: 807
Kanji Flashcards Index: 881
Kodansha Compact Index: 1631
Kanji in Context Index: 1145
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 790
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 1077
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 815
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 870
Essential Kanji Index: 1410
Kodansha Kanji Index: 1495
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 667
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 1390


indicates the target of an activity; -ee (e.g. employee, examinee, trustee)
被災 (ひさい)
being a victim of (some disaster); suffering from
被る (こうむる)
to suffer; to receive; to sustain
被子植物 (ひししょくぶつ)
angiosperm; flowering plants
被弾 (ひだん)
being shot; being bombed
被害 (ひがい)
(suffering) damage; injury; harm
被る (かぶる、かむる)
to put on (one's head); to wear; to have on; to pull over (one's head); to crown (oneself); to be covered with (dust, snow, etc.); to pour (water, etc.) on oneself; to dash on oneself; to ship water; to bear (e.g. someone's debts, faults, etc.); to take (blame); to assume (responsibility); to shoulder (burden); to overlap (e.g. sound or color); to be similar; to be redundant; to be fogged (due to overexposure, etc.); to close; to come to an end; to get a full house; to sell out; to blunder; to bungle; to fail; to be deceived
被告 (ひこく)
defendant; the accused
被爆 (ひばく)
being bombed; being A-bombed; being nuked; being exposed to radiation (from an atomic blast)
被曝 (ひばく)
being exposed to radiation; radiation exposure
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