Kana: ケン、けわ.しい
Romaji: ken, kewa.shii


precipitous, inaccessible place, impregnable position, steep place, sharp eyes

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Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  11
Radical Number:  170
Frequency:  707
Grade:  5
Skip Pattern:  1-3-8
Korean Reading:  heom
Chinese Reading:  xian3
Unicode:  967a
JIS:  3831


Halpern Index: 542
Nelson Index: 5000
New Nelson Index: 6456
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 2d8.8
Four Corner Index: 7823.6
Guide to Remembering Index: 662
Gakken Index: 616
Japanese Names Index: 1308
Daikanwanjiten Index: 41721P
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 11.0926
Remembering the kanji Index: 1672
Kanji Flashcards Index: 988
Kodansha Compact Index: 736
Read Writing Kanji Third Index: 689
Kanji in Context Index: 790
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 398
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 495
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 1688
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 1802
Essential Kanji Index: 356
Kodansha Kanji Index: 658
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 3663
Read Writing the Kanji Index: 770
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 731


steepness; steep place; harsh (look); sharp (tongue)
保険 (ほけん)
insurance; guarantee
冒険 (ぼうけん)
risk; venture; adventure
険悪 (けんあく)
dangerous; serious; gloomy; perilous; threatening; stormy
社会保険庁 (しゃかいほけんちょう)
Social Insurance Agency
嵯峨 (さが)
危険 (きけん)
danger; peril; hazard; risk
険しい (けわしい)
precipitous; rugged; inaccessible; impregnable; steep; grim; severe; stern
探検 (たんけん)
exploration; expedition
保険を掛ける (ほけんをかける)
to insure (something)
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