Kana: キン、にしき
Romaji: kin, nishiki

Name Readings

Kana: かね、あや、にし
Romaji: kane, aya, nishi


brocade, fine dress, honors

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  16
Radical Number:  167
Frequency:  1440
Grade:  8
Skip Pattern:  1-8-8
Korean Reading:  geum
Chinese Reading:  jin3
Unicode:  9326
JIS:  3653


Halpern Index: 1738
Nelson Index: 4882
New Nelson Index: 6301
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 8a8.6
Four Corner Index: 8612.7
Gakken Index: 1512
Japanese Names Index: 2525
Daikanwanjiten Index: 40569
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 11.0579
Remembering the kanji Index: 411
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 1144
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 1549
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 418
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 439
Essential Kanji Index: 1926
Kodansha Kanji Index: 2181


brocade; fine dress; fine clothes
綾錦 (あやにしき)
twill damask and brocade
毛織錦 (けおりにしき)
woollen brocade
綴れ錦 (つづれにしき)
(hand-woven) brocade
故郷に錦を飾る (こきょうににしきをかざる)
to come home in triumph; to return to one's hometown in glory
錦絵 (にしきえ)
colour (woodblock) print; color print
錦上 (きんじょう)
crowning beauty with even greater glory
唐錦 (からにしき)
Chinese brocade
故郷へ錦を飾る (こきょうへにしきをかざる)
to come home in triumph; to return to one's hometown in glory
金紗 (きんしゃ)
silk crepe
Find More