Search Kanji for Grade 6

Tips: joujou characters (Kanji characters to be learned at schools in Japan) are highlighted.
Also note that the English meaning under each Kanji is just one of many other possible senses.

self

Meaning: self; snake; serpent
Kun-yomi: おのれ/つちのと/な
On-yomi: コ/キ

dry

Meaning: dry; parch
Kun-yomi: ほ.す/ほ.し-/-ぼ.し/ひ.る
On-yomi: カン

measurement

Meaning: measurement; foot; 10
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: スン

deceased

Meaning: deceased; the late; dying; perish
Kun-yomi: な.い/な.き-/ほろ.びる/ほろ.ぶ/ほろ.ぼす
On-yomi: ボウ/モウ

shaku

Meaning: shaku; Japanese foot; measure; scale; rule
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: シャク

humanity

Meaning: humanity; virtue; benevolence; charity; man; kernel
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ジン/ニ/ニン

one-sided

Meaning: one-sided; leaf; sheet; right-side kata radical (no. 91)
Kun-yomi: かた-/かた
On-yomi: ヘン

tome

Meaning: tome; counter for books; volume
Kun-yomi: ふみ
On-yomi: サツ/サク

dispose

Meaning: dispose; manage; deal with; sentence; condemn; act; behave; place
Kun-yomi: ところ/-こ/お.る
On-yomi: ショ

government office

Meaning: government office
Kun-yomi: やくしょ
On-yomi: チョウ/テイ

income

Meaning: income; obtain; reap; pay; supply; store
Kun-yomi: おさ.める/おさ.まる
On-yomi: シュウ

infancy

Meaning: infancy; childhood
Kun-yomi: おさな.い
On-yomi: ヨウ

hole

Meaning: hole; aperture; slit; cave; den
Kun-yomi: あな
On-yomi: ケツ

suck

Meaning: suck; imbibe; inhale; sip
Kun-yomi: す.う
On-yomi: キュウ

ashes

Meaning: ashes; puckery juice; cremate
Kun-yomi: はい
On-yomi: カイ

empress

Meaning: empress; queen; after; behind; back; later
Kun-yomi: きさき
On-yomi: コウ/ゴ

climax

Meaning: climax; arrive; proceed; reach; attain; result in
Kun-yomi: いた.る
On-yomi:

eaves

Meaning: eaves; roof; house; heaven
Kun-yomi:
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suppose

Meaning: suppose; be aware of; believe; feel
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ソン/ゾン

dangerous

Meaning: dangerous; fear; uneasy
Kun-yomi: あぶ.ない/あや.うい/あや.ぶむ
On-yomi:

desk

Meaning: desk; table
Kun-yomi: つくえ
On-yomi:

home

Meaning: home; house; residence; our house; my husband
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: タク

ego

Meaning: ego; I; selfish; our; oneself
Kun-yomi: われ/わ/わ.が-/わが-
On-yomi:

forget

Meaning: forget
Kun-yomi: わす.れる
On-yomi: ボウ

negate

Meaning: negate; no; noes; refuse; decline; deny
Kun-yomi: いな/いや
On-yomi:

criticism

Meaning: criticism; strike
Kun-yomi:
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private

Meaning: private; I; me
Kun-yomi: わたくし/わたし
On-yomi:

filial piety

Meaning: filial piety; child's respect
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: コウ/キョウ

prolong

Meaning: prolong; stretching
Kun-yomi: の.びる/の.べる/の.べ/の.ばす
On-yomi: エン

quandary

Meaning: quandary; become distressed; annoyed
Kun-yomi: こま.る
On-yomi: コン

lineage

Meaning: lineage; system
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ケイ

riot

Meaning: riot; war; disorder; disturb
Kun-yomi: みだ.れる/みだ.る/みだ.す/みだ/おさ.める/わた.る
On-yomi: ラン/ロン

egg

Meaning: egg; ovum; spawn; roe
Kun-yomi: たまご
On-yomi: ラン

shouldering

Meaning: shouldering; carry; raise; bear
Kun-yomi: かつ.ぐ/にな.う
On-yomi: タン

call

Meaning: call; call out to; invite
Kun-yomi: よ.ぶ
On-yomi:

sheet of...

Meaning: sheet of...; counter for flat thin objects or sheets
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: マイ/バイ

submit

Meaning: submit; offer; present; serve (meal); accompany
Kun-yomi: そな.える/とも/-ども
On-yomi: キョウ/ク/クウ/グ

broaden

Meaning: broaden; extend; expand; enlarge
Kun-yomi: ひろ.がる/ひろ.げる/ひろ.める
On-yomi: カク/コウ

mid-air

Meaning: mid-air; air; space; sky; memorization; interval of time
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: チュウ

loyalty

Meaning: loyalty; fidelity; faithfulness
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: チュウ

deliver

Meaning: deliver; reach; arrive; report; notify; forward
Kun-yomi: とど.ける/-とど.け/とど.く
On-yomi: カイ

milk

Meaning: milk; breasts
Kun-yomi: ちち/ち
On-yomi: ニュウ

engrave

Meaning: engrave; cut fine; chop; hash; mince; time; carving
Kun-yomi: きざ.む/きざ.み
On-yomi: コク

worship

Meaning: worship; adore; pray to
Kun-yomi: おが.む/おろが.む
On-yomi: ハイ
沿

run alongside

Meaning: run alongside; follow along; run along; lie along
Kun-yomi: そ.う/-ぞ.い
On-yomi: エン

young

Meaning: young; if; perhaps; possibly; low number; immature
Kun-yomi: わか.い/わか-/も.しくわ/も.し/も.しくは/ごと.し
On-yomi: ジャク/ニャク/ニャ

row

Meaning: row; and; besides; as well as; line up; rank with; rival; equal
Kun-yomi: な.み/なみ/なら.べる/なら.ぶ/なら.びに
On-yomi: ヘイ/ホウ

droop

Meaning: droop; suspend; hang; slouch
Kun-yomi: た.れる/た.らす/た.れ/-た.れ/なんなんと.す
On-yomi: スイ

religion

Meaning: religion; sect; denomination; main point; origin; essence
Kun-yomi: むね
On-yomi: シュウ/ソウ

treasure

Meaning: treasure; wealth; valuables
Kun-yomi: たから
On-yomi: ホウ

rhythm

Meaning: rhythm; law; regulation; gauge; control
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: リツ/リチ/レツ

grade

Meaning: grade; steps; stairs
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ダン/タン

proclaim

Meaning: proclaim; say; announce
Kun-yomi: のたま.う
On-yomi: セン

specialty

Meaning: specialty; exclusive; mainly; solely
Kun-yomi: もっぱ.ら
On-yomi: セン

spring

Meaning: spring; fountain
Kun-yomi: いずみ
On-yomi: セン

wash

Meaning: wash; inquire into; probe
Kun-yomi: あら.う
On-yomi: セン

dye

Meaning: dye; color; paint; stain; print
Kun-yomi: そ.める/-ぞ.め/-ぞめ/そ.まる/し.みる/-じ.みる/し.み/-し.める
On-yomi: セン
姿

figure

Meaning: figure; form; shape
Kun-yomi: すがた
On-yomi:

leather

Meaning: leather; become serious; skin; hide; pelt
Kun-yomi: かわ
On-yomi: カク

castle

Meaning: castle
Kun-yomi: しろ
On-yomi: ジョウ

emperor

Meaning: emperor
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: コウ/オウ

play music

Meaning: play music; speak to a ruler; complete
Kun-yomi: かな.でる
On-yomi: ソウ

crimson

Meaning: crimson; deep red
Kun-yomi: べに/くれない/あか.い
On-yomi: コウ/ク

scroll

Meaning: scroll; volume; book; part; roll up; wind up; tie; coil; counter for texts (or book scrolls)
Kun-yomi: ま.く/まき/ま.き
On-yomi: カン/ケン

reflect

Meaning: reflect; reflection; projection
Kun-yomi: うつ.る/うつ.す/は.える/-ば.え
On-yomi: エイ

faction

Meaning: faction; group; party; clique; sect; school
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi:

watch over

Meaning: watch over; see
Kun-yomi: み.る
On-yomi: カン

stature

Meaning: stature; height; back; behind; disobey; defy; go back on; rebel
Kun-yomi: せ/せい/そむ.く/そむ.ける
On-yomi: ハイ

lungs

Meaning: lungs
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ハイ

sand

Meaning: sand
Kun-yomi: すな
On-yomi: サ/シャ

genuine

Meaning: genuine; purity; innocence; net (profit)
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ジュン

chastise

Meaning: chastise; attack; defeat; destroy; conquer
Kun-yomi: う.つ
On-yomi: トウ

secret

Meaning: secret; conceal
Kun-yomi: ひ.める/ひそ.か/かく.す
On-yomi:

exclude

Meaning: exclude; division (x; 3); remove; abolish; cancel; except
Kun-yomi: のぞ.く/-よ.け
On-yomi: ジョ/ジ

silkworm

Meaning: silkworm
Kun-yomi: かいこ/こ
On-yomi: サン/テン

price

Meaning: price; cost; value
Kun-yomi: ね/あたい
On-yomi:

leader

Meaning: leader; commander; general; admiral; or; and again; soon; from now on; just about
Kun-yomi: まさ.に/はた/まさ/ひきい.る/もって
On-yomi: ショウ/ソウ

bosom

Meaning: bosom; breast; chest; heart; feelings
Kun-yomi: むね/むな-
On-yomi: キョウ

home town

Meaning: home town; village; native place; district
Kun-yomi: さと
On-yomi: キョウ/ゴウ

stocks

Meaning: stocks; stump; shares; stock; counter for small plants
Kun-yomi: かぶ
On-yomi: シュ

melodious

Meaning: melodious; clear; bright; serene; cheerful
Kun-yomi: ほが.らか/あき.らか
On-yomi: ロウ

descend

Meaning: descend; precipitate; fall; surrender
Kun-yomi: お.りる/お.ろす/ふ.る/ふ.り/くだ.る/くだ.す
On-yomi: コウ/ゴ

settlement

Meaning: settlement; obtain; reap; pay; supply; store
Kun-yomi: おさ.める/-おさ.める/おさ.まる
On-yomi: ノウ/ナッ/ナ/ナン/トウ

shoot

Meaning: shoot; shine into; onto; archery
Kun-yomi: い.る/さ.す/う.つ
On-yomi: シャ

haiku

Meaning: haiku; actor
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ハイ

skeleton

Meaning: skeleton; bone; remains; frame
Kun-yomi: ほね
On-yomi: コツ

needle

Meaning: needle; pin; staple; stinger
Kun-yomi: はり
On-yomi: シン

highness

Meaning: highness; steps (of throne)
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ヘイ

mail

Meaning: mail; stagecoach stop
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ユウ

squat

Meaning: squat; seat; cushion; gathering; sit
Kun-yomi: すわ.る
On-yomi:

unfold

Meaning: unfold; expand
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: テン

accompany

Meaning: accompany; obey; submit to; comply; follow; secondary; incidental; subordinate
Kun-yomi: したが.う/したが.える/より
On-yomi: ジュウ/ショウ/ジュ

party

Meaning: party; faction; clique
Kun-yomi: なかま/むら
On-yomi: トウ

squad

Meaning: squad; corps; unit; group
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ハン

grope

Meaning: grope; search; look for
Kun-yomi: さぐ.る/さが.す
On-yomi: タン

uncommon

Meaning: uncommon; queerness; strangeness; wonderful; curious; unusual
Kun-yomi: こと/こと.なる/け
On-yomi:

range

Meaning: range; region; limits; stage; level
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: イキ

secrecy

Meaning: secrecy; density (pop); minuteness; carefulness
Kun-yomi: ひそ.か
On-yomi: ミツ

renowned

Meaning: renowned; publish; write; remarkable; phenomenal; put on; don; wear; arrival; finish (race); counter for suits of clothing; literary work
Kun-yomi: あらわ.す/いちじる.しい
On-yomi: チョ/チャク

inspection

Meaning: inspection; regard as; see; look at
Kun-yomi: み.る
On-yomi:

place on the head

Meaning: place on the head; receive; top of head; top; summit; peak
Kun-yomi: いただ.く/いただき
On-yomi: チョウ

window

Meaning: window; pane
Kun-yomi: まど/てんまど/けむだし
On-yomi: ソウ/ス

brain

Meaning: brain; memory
Kun-yomi: のうずる
On-yomi: ノウ/ドウ

discard

Meaning: discard; throw away; abandon; resign; reject; sacrifice
Kun-yomi: す.てる
On-yomi: シャ

translate

Meaning: translate; reason; circumstance; case
Kun-yomi: わけ
On-yomi: ヤク

closed

Meaning: closed; shut
Kun-yomi: と.じる/と.ざす/し.める/し.まる/た.てる
On-yomi: ヘイ

conjecture

Meaning: conjecture; infer; guess; suppose; support
Kun-yomi: お.す
On-yomi: スイ

finish

Meaning: finish; come to an end; excusable; need not
Kun-yomi: す.む/-ず.み/-ずみ/す.まない/す.ます/-す.ます/すく.う/な.す/わ
On-yomi: サイ/セイ

longing

Meaning: longing; covetousness; greed; passion; desire; craving
Kun-yomi: ほっ.する/ほ.しい
On-yomi: ヨク

the following

Meaning: the following; next
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ヨク

call on

Meaning: call on; visit; look up; offer sympathy
Kun-yomi: おとず.れる/たず.ねる/と.う
On-yomi: ホウ

boom

Meaning: boom; prosper; copulate
Kun-yomi: も.る/さか.る/さか.ん
On-yomi: セイ/ジョウ

scheme

Meaning: scheme; plan; policy; step; means
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: サク

nightfall

Meaning: nightfall; night
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: バン

rod

Meaning: rod; stick; cane; pole; club; line
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ボウ

virtuous

Meaning: virtuous; good; goodness
Kun-yomi: よ.い/い.い/よ.く/よし.とする
On-yomi: ゼン

part of speech

Meaning: part of speech; words; poetry
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi:

proportion

Meaning: proportion; comparatively; divide; cut; separate; split
Kun-yomi: わ.る/わり/わ.り/わ.れる/さ.く
On-yomi: カツ

diligence

Meaning: diligence; become employed; serve
Kun-yomi: つと.める/-づと.め/つと.まる/いそ.しむ
On-yomi: キン/ゴン

genesis

Meaning: genesis; wound; injury; hurt; start; originate
Kun-yomi: つく.る/はじ.める/きず/けず.しける
On-yomi: ソウ/ショウ

muscle

Meaning: muscle; sinew; tendon; fiber; plot; plan; descent
Kun-yomi: すじ
On-yomi: キン

pain

Meaning: pain; hurt; damage; bruise
Kun-yomi: いた.い/いた.む/いた.ましい/いた.める
On-yomi: ツウ

attire

Meaning: attire; dress; pretend; disguise; profess
Kun-yomi: よそお.う/よそお.い
On-yomi: ソウ/ショウ

revered

Meaning: revered; valuable; precious; noble; exalted
Kun-yomi: たっと.い/とうと.い/たっと.ぶ/とうと.ぶ
On-yomi: ソン

awe

Meaning: awe; respect; honor; revere
Kun-yomi: うやま.う
On-yomi: ケイ/キョウ

concerning

Meaning: concerning; settle; take position; depart; study; per
Kun-yomi: つ.く/つ.ける
On-yomi: シュウ/ジュ

brandish

Meaning: brandish; wave; wag; swing; shake
Kun-yomi: ふる.う
On-yomi:

supplement

Meaning: supplement; supply; make good; offset; compensate; assistant; learner
Kun-yomi: おぎな.う
On-yomi:

masses

Meaning: masses; great numbers; multitude; populace
Kun-yomi: おお.い
On-yomi: シュウ/シュ

precious

Meaning: precious; value; prize; esteem; honor
Kun-yomi: たっと.い/とうと.い/たっと.ぶ/とうと.ぶ
On-yomi:

tailor

Meaning: tailor; judge; decision; cut out (pattern)
Kun-yomi: た.つ/さば.く
On-yomi: サイ

back

Meaning: back; amidst; in; reverse; inside; palm; sole; rear; lining; wrong side
Kun-yomi: うら
On-yomi:

source

Meaning: source; origin
Kun-yomi: みなもと
On-yomi: ゲン

signature

Meaning: signature; govt office; police station
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ショ

warmth

Meaning: warmth
Kun-yomi: あたた.か/あたた.かい/あたた.まる/あたた.める
On-yomi: ダン/ノン

wound

Meaning: wound; hurt; injure; impair; pain; injury; cut; gash; scar; weak point
Kun-yomi: きず/いた.む/いた.める
On-yomi: ショウ

curtain

Meaning: curtain; bunting; act of play
Kun-yomi: とばり
On-yomi: マク/バク

alliance

Meaning: alliance; oath
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: メイ

fare

Meaning: fare; fee; hire; rent; wages; charge
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: チン

steam

Meaning: steam; heat; sultry; foment; get musty
Kun-yomi: む.す/む.れる/む.らす
On-yomi: ジョウ/セイ

abdomen

Meaning: abdomen; belly; stomach
Kun-yomi: はら
On-yomi: フク

silk

Meaning: silk
Kun-yomi: きぬ
On-yomi: ケン

holy

Meaning: holy; saint; sage; master; priest
Kun-yomi: ひじり
On-yomi: セイ/ショウ

sincerity

Meaning: sincerity; admonish; warn; prohibit; truth; fidelity
Kun-yomi: まこと
On-yomi: セイ

mistake

Meaning: mistake; err; do wrong; mislead
Kun-yomi: あやま.る/-あやま.る
On-yomi:

bequeath

Meaning: bequeath; leave behind; reserve
Kun-yomi: のこ.す
On-yomi: イ/ユイ

tower

Meaning: tower; tall building; palace
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: カク

document

Meaning: document; records
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi:

hinder

Meaning: hinder; hurt; harm
Kun-yomi: さわ.る
On-yomi: ショウ

magnet

Meaning: magnet; porcelain
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi:

stratum

Meaning: stratum; social class; layer; story; floor
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ソウ

imitation

Meaning: imitation; copy; mock
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: モ/ボ

acknowledge

Meaning: acknowledge; witness; discern; recognize; appreciate; believe
Kun-yomi: みと.める/したた.める
On-yomi: ニン

cereals

Meaning: cereals; grain
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: コク

livelihood

Meaning: livelihood; make a living; spend time
Kun-yomi: く.れる/く.らす
On-yomi:

doubt

Meaning: doubt; distrust; be suspicious; question
Kun-yomi: うたが.う
On-yomi:

various

Meaning: various; many; several; together
Kun-yomi: もろ
On-yomi: ショ

nativity

Meaning: nativity; be born; declension; lie; be arbitrary
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: タン

tide

Meaning: tide; salt water; opportunity
Kun-yomi: しお/うしお
On-yomi: チョウ

argument

Meaning: argument; discourse
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ロン

storehouse

Meaning: storehouse; hide; own; have; possess
Kun-yomi: くら/おさ.める/かく.れる
On-yomi: ゾウ/ソウ

drama

Meaning: drama; play
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ゲキ

authority

Meaning: authority; power; rights
Kun-yomi: おもり/かり/はか.る
On-yomi: ケン/ゴン

mellow

Meaning: mellow; ripen; mature; acquire skill
Kun-yomi: う.れる
On-yomi: ジュク

sugar

Meaning: sugar
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: トウ

maneuver

Meaning: maneuver; manipulate; operate; steer; chastity; virginity; fidelity
Kun-yomi: みさお/あやつ.る
On-yomi: ソウ/サン

steel

Meaning: steel
Kun-yomi: はがね
On-yomi: コウ

stirred up

Meaning: stirred up; be invigorated; flourish
Kun-yomi: ふる.う
On-yomi: フン

timber trees

Meaning: timber trees; wood
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ジュ

violent

Meaning: violent; get excited; enraged; chafe; incite
Kun-yomi: はげ.しい
On-yomi: ゲキ

vertical

Meaning: vertical; length; height; self-indulgent; wayward
Kun-yomi: たて
On-yomi: ジュウ

constitution

Meaning: constitution; law
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ケン

stern

Meaning: stern; strictness; severity; rigidity
Kun-yomi: おごそ.か/きび.しい/いか.めしい/いつくし
On-yomi: ゲン/ゴン

tenderness

Meaning: tenderness; excel; surpass; actor; superiority; gentleness
Kun-yomi: やさ.しい/すぐ.れる/まさ.る
On-yomi: ユウ/ウ

shrink

Meaning: shrink; contract; shrivel; wrinkle; reduce
Kun-yomi: ちぢ.む/ちぢ.まる/ちぢ.める/ちぢ.れる/ちぢ.らす
On-yomi: シュク

perusal

Meaning: perusal; see
Kun-yomi: み.る
On-yomi: ラン

look to

Meaning: look to; face; meet; confront; attend; call on
Kun-yomi: のぞ.む
On-yomi: リン

difficult

Meaning: difficult; impossible; trouble; accident; defect
Kun-yomi: かた.い/-がた.い/むずか.しい/むづか.しい/むつか.しい/-にく.い
On-yomi: ナン

simplicity

Meaning: simplicity; brevity
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: カン

entrails

Meaning: entrails; viscera; bowels
Kun-yomi: はらわた
On-yomi: ゾウ

admonish

Meaning: admonish; commandment
Kun-yomi: いまし.める
On-yomi: ケイ

Example Kanji lookup

  • Type in [Kanji] directly, e.g.: ""
  • [Hiragana] for KUN-reading, e.g.: "こい"
  • [Katakana] for ON-reading, e.g: "レン"
  • [English] for Kanji's meaning, e.g. "love"
  • [Romaji] for both ON-reading and KUN-reading, e.g.: "koi"
  • [hv:Âm Hán Việt] for Sino-Vietnamese reading, e.g.: "luyến"
  • There are several other filters includes: [grade:number], [jlpt:number], [stroke:number], [radical:Kanji Radial]. You can combine the filters to further narrow the search. Tips: Click on "options" to open up the assist panel
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