Kyōiku kanjiJōyō kanji3rd grade kanji6 strokesJLPT N4 kanji


Kyōiku kanji
Kanji that Japanese students should learn in elementary school #kyoiku
Jōyō kanji
Kanji considered of common use by the Japanese Ministry of Education #joyo
3rd grade kanji
Kanji learned in third grade (elementary school) #grade-3
6 strokes
Kanji with 6 strokes #strokes-6
JLPT N4 kanji
JLPT N4 kanji: Elementary Level #jlpt4k


  • On'yomi
  • Kun'yomi
  • Nanori
  • Chinese (pinyin)
  • Korean (hangul)
  • Korean (romanized)
  • Vietnamese
  • Kantenji (braille kanji)


Stroke order

Not available for this kanji.

安 stroke 1安 stroke 2安 stroke 3安 stroke 4安 stroke 5安 stroke 6安 stroke 7
Number of strokes: 6

Components in kanji 安


Popular words containing this kanji

安全 あんぜん
popularJLPT N4noun (generic)adjective (generic)
  • safety, security
安定 あんてい
popularJLPT N3noun (generic)adjective (generic)
  • stability, steadiness, equilibrium
不安 ふあん
popularJLPT N3noun (generic)adjective (generic)
  • anxiety, uneasiness, worry, apprehension, fear, insecurity, suspense
治安 ちあん
popularJLPT N1noun (generic)
  • public order
安心 あんしん
popularJLPT N4adjective (generic)noun (generic)
  • relief, peace of mind

Extended information

  • Frequency 144
  • <p>KANJIDIC Project</p> 34
    <p>"Modern Reader's Japanese-English Character Dictionary", by <em>Andrew Nelson</em> (now published as the "Classic" Nelson)</p> 1283
    <p>"The New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary", by <em>John Haig</em></p> 1311
    <p>"New Japanese-English Character Dictionary", by <em>Jack Halpern</em></p> 2171
    <p>"Kanji Learners Dictionary" (Kodansha) by <em>Jack Halpern</em></p> 1373
    <p>"Remembering The Kanji" by <em>James Heisig</em></p> 190
    <p>"A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage" (Gakken)</p> 128
    <p>"Japanese Names", by <em>P.G. O'Neill</em></p> 472
    <p>"Essential Kanji" by <em>.GP. O'Neill</em></p> 98
    <p>"Daikanwajiten" by <em>Morohashi</em></p> 7072:3:909
    <p>"A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters" by <em>Kenneth G. Henshall</em></p> 223
    <p>"Kanji and Kana" by <em>Spahn</em> and <em>Hadamitzky</em></p> 105
    <p>"Kanji and Kana" by <em>Spahn</em> and <em>Hadamitzky</em> (2011 edition)</p> 105
    <p>"A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese" by <em>Florence Sakade</em></p> 153
    <p>Japanese Kanji Flashcards, by <em>Max Hodges</em> and <em>Tomoko Okazaki</em> (Series 1)</p> 45
    <p>"A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese" 3rd edition, by <em>Henshall</em>, <em>Seeley</em> and <em>De Groot</em></p> 242
    <p>Tuttle Kanji Cards, by <em>Alexander Kask</em></p> 263
    <p>"The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power" by <em>Dale Crowley</em></p> 165
    <p>"Kanji in Context" by <em>Nishiguchi</em> and <em>Kono</em></p> 84
    <p>"Japanese For Busy People" vols I-III, published by the AJLT. The codes are the <code>volume.chapter</code></p> 2.5
    <p>The "Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide"</p> 464
    <p>Codes from <em>Yves Maniette</em>'s "Les Kanjis dans la tete" French adaptation of <em>Heisig</em></p> 193
    <p>"Remembering The Kanji, 6th Ed." by <em>James Heisig</em></p> 202
    <p>"Kodansha Kanji Dictionary", (2nd Ed. of the NJECD) by <em>Jack Halpern</em></p> 2695
    <p>"Kanji Learners Dictionary" (Kodansha), 2nd edition (2013) by <em>Jack Halpern</em></p> 1859
  • <p><em>Halpern</em>'s SKIP (System of Kanji Indexing by Patterns) code</p> 2-3-3
    <p>The descriptor codes for The Kanji Dictionary (Tuttle1996) by <em>Spahn</em> and <em>Hadamitzky</em></p> 3m3.1
    <p>The "Four Corner" code for the kanji. This is a code invented by <em>Wang Chen</em> in 1928</p> 3040.4
    <p>The codes developed by the late <em>Father Joseph De Roo</em>, and published in his book "2001 Kanji" (Bonjinsha)</p> 769
  • <p>JIS X 0208-1997 - kuten coding <code>nn-nn</code></p> 1-16-34
    <p>Decimal representation of the UTF16 character</p> 23433