Kanji dictionary

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Kanji search

Search any kanji directly by its character, its meaning, or its reading in onyomi, kunyomi and nanori. Our powerful search engine will do the rest and present you with the best results possible.


Radical list

List of all the kanji radicals with their meaning and other information, ordered by the number of strokes. It can be a really useful resource for everyone studying kanji.


Search by radical

When you don't know how to write a particular kanji character, we also provide the search by radical engine, which allows you to select the components of the kanji to identify it without needing to reproduce it.


Search by drawing

Find any kanji character by drawing it with your mouse or finger. Our algorithm is capable to identify any kanji even if the stroke order is not correct.

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Japanese Kanji

Kanji is a form of the Japanese writing taken from the Chinese characters. Each kanji represents an idea, such as an object, thing or quality.

There are more than 50,000 characters, but only 2,136 are considered Jƍyƍ kanji (commonly used kanji) and taught at school.