Kana: シン、から.い、つら.い、-づら.い、かのと
Romaji: shin, kara.i, tsura.i, -zura.i, kanoto


spicy, bitter, hot, acrid

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Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  7
Radical Number:  160
Frequency:  1607
Grade:  8
Skip Pattern:  2-2-5
Korean Reading:  sin
Chinese Reading:  xin1
Unicode:  8f9b
JIS:  3F49


Halpern Index: 2038
Nelson Index: 4646
New Nelson Index: 5996
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 5b2.2
Four Corner Index: 0040.1
Guide to Remembering Index: 1432
Gakken Index: 1628
Japanese Names Index: 493
Daikanwanjiten Index: 38630
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 10.1072
Remembering the kanji Index: 1496
Kanji Flashcards Index: 944
Kodansha Compact Index: 1784
Kanji in Context Index: 344
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 1287
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 1755
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 1510
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 1612
Essential Kanji Index: 1312
Kodansha Kanji Index: 2531
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 455
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 1144


8th in rank; eighth sign of the Chinese calendar
辛い (つらい)
painful; bitter; heart-breaking
香辛料 (こうしんりょう)
spices; condiment
唐辛子 (とうがらし、とんがらし、ばんしょう、トウガラシ)
capsicum (Capsicum annuum, esp. the cultivated chili peppers); chili pepper (chile, chilli); cayenne; red pepper; shichimi pepper
辛辣 (しんらつ)
bitter; sharp; acrimonious
辛い (からい)
spicy; hot; salty; harsh (criticism); severe (punishment); strict; painful; bitter; difficult; tough
辛い (づらい、ずらい)
difficult to (do something)
辛うじて (かろうじて)
barely; narrowly; just manage to do something
辛口 (からくち)
dry taste (e.g. sake, wine); a liking for sake; one who likes sake; salty (taste); harsh; scathing
辛くも (からくも)
barely; narrowly; with difficulty
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