Kana: キン、コン、ちか.い
Romaji: kin, kon, chika.i

Name Readings

Kana: おう、おお、この
Romaji: ou, oo, kono


near, early, akin, tantamount

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  6
Radical Number:  162
Frequency:  194
Grade:  2
Skip Pattern:  3-3-4
Korean Reading:  geun
Chinese Reading:  jin4
Unicode:  8fd1
JIS:  3661


Halpern Index: 3061
Nelson Index: 4671
New Nelson Index: 6021
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 2q4.3
Four Corner Index: 3230.2
Guide to Remembering Index: 103
Gakken Index: 127
Japanese Names Index: 506
Daikanwanjiten Index: 38752P
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 11.0013
Remembering the kanji Index: 1129
Busy People Index: 2.12
Kanji Way Index: 149
Kanji Flashcards Index: 259
Kodansha Compact Index: 679
Read Writing Kanji Third Index: 113
Kanji in Context Index: 109
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 1941
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 2634
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 1136
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 1210
Essential Kanji Index: 127
Kodansha Kanji Index: 3798
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 2654
Read Writing the Kanji Index: 195
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 140


付近 (ふきん)
neighbourhood; neighborhood; vicinity; environs; approaching
近代 (きんだい)
present day; modern times
近年 (きんねん)
recent years
近畿 (きんき)
Kinki (region around Osaka, Kyoto, Nara)
近郊 (きんこう)
suburbs; outskirts
近い (ちかい)
near; close; short (distance)
近く (ちかく)
near; neighbourhood; neighborhood; vicinity; nearly (i.e. "it took nearly one year"); close to; shortly; soon
最近 (さいきん)
most recent; these days; right now; recently; nowadays
接近 (せっきん)
getting closer; drawing nearer; approaching; being not much different; being near (age, skill, etc.); becoming close (i.e. friendly); becoming intimate
近隣 (きんりん)
neighbourhood; neighborhood; vicinity
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