Kana: エイ、よ.む、うた.う
Romaji: ei,, uta.u

Name Readings

Kana: うた、え、ええ
Romaji: uta, e, ee


recitation, poem, song, composing

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  12
Radical Number:  149
Frequency:  2000
Grade:  8
Skip Pattern:  1-7-5
Korean Reading:  yeong
Chinese Reading:  yong3
Unicode:  8a60
JIS:  3153


Halpern Index: 1500
Nelson Index: 4336
New Nelson Index: 5584
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 7a5.14
Four Corner Index: 0363.2
Guide to Remembering Index: 1016
Gakken Index: 1942
Japanese Names Index: 1664
Daikanwanjiten Index: 35409
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 10.0437
Remembering the kanji Index: 345
Kanji Flashcards Index: 1749
Kodansha Compact Index: 1669
Kanji in Context Index: 1905
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 1004
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 1360
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 351
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 369
Essential Kanji Index: 1161
Kodansha Kanji Index: 1894
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 3042
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 1583


詠む (よむ)
to compose (e.g. a Japanese poem); to write; to recite (e.g. a poem); to chant
歌う (うたう)
to sing; to sing (one's praises in a poem, etc.); to compose a poem; to recite a poem
旧詠 (きゅうえい)
ancient poems; ancient songs
吟詠 (ぎんえい)
recitation or chanting of a poem
献詠 (けんえい)
poem offering
詠唱 (えいしょう)
aria; singing; chanting
御詠 (ぎょえい)
poem written by the Emperor or a member of the imperial family
近詠 (きんえい)
recent poem
偶詠 (ぐうえい)
impromptu poem
御詠歌 (ごえいか)
pilgrim's song; pilgrim's hymn; song in praise of the Buddha
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