Search Kanji for radical: 阜

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place

Meaning: place; left village radical - 2 stroke form (no. 170)
Kun-yomi: こざと
On-yomi:

vein

Meaning: vein
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ロク

thousand

Meaning: thousand
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: セン

Meaning:
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ゴツ/ゴチ/ギ

hill

Meaning: hill
Kun-yomi: さか/くず.れる
On-yomi: チ/シ/タ

ward off

Meaning: ward off; defend; protect; resist
Kun-yomi: ふせ.ぐ
On-yomi: ボウ

obstruct

Meaning: obstruct; distress; narrow
Kun-yomi: せま.い/ふさが.る/せま.る
On-yomi: ヤク/アイ/アク

place name

Meaning: place name
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ゲン

foundation

Meaning: foundation; site; address
Kun-yomi: あと
On-yomi:

'female' principle

Meaning: 'female' principle; dark; secret
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi:

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: かげ/かげ.る
On-yomi: イン

Meaning:
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ヨウ

pit

Meaning: pit; hole; shaft
Kun-yomi: あな
On-yomi: コウ/キョウ

pitfall

Meaning: pitfall; trap; snare
Kun-yomi: あな
On-yomi: セイ/ジョウ

"male" principle

Meaning: "male" principle; light; sun
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ヨウ

heights

Meaning: heights; slope
Kun-yomi: さか
On-yomi: ハン

Africa

Meaning: Africa; flatter; fawn upon; corner; nook; recess
Kun-yomi: おもね.る/くま
On-yomi: ア/オ

levee

Meaning: levee; embankment; hill; slope
Kun-yomi: つつみ
On-yomi: ヒ/ハ

thwart

Meaning: thwart; separate from; prevent; obstruct; deter; impede
Kun-yomi: はば.む
On-yomi:

hill

Meaning: hill; mound; left village radical (no. 170)
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: フ/フウ

affixed

Meaning: affixed; attach; refer to; append
Kun-yomi: つ.ける/つ.く
On-yomi:

steep

Meaning: steep
Kun-yomi: けわ.しい/ななめ
On-yomi: タ/ダ/イ/チ/ジ

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: の.む
On-yomi: テイ/チョウ

distress

Meaning: distress; difficulty
Kun-yomi: せま.い/ふさが.る/せま.る
On-yomi: ヤク/アイ/アク

pen

Meaning: pen; to surround
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: キョ

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: おり
On-yomi: キョ/コ/テイ

steps leading to the eastern door or throne

Meaning: steps leading to the eastern door or throne
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ソ/サク

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: くずれか.かる
On-yomi: エン/テン

steep bank

Meaning: steep bank; declivity
Kun-yomi: けわ.しい/ななめ
On-yomi: タ/イ/チ/ジ

limit

Meaning: limit; restrict; to best of ability
Kun-yomi: かぎ.る/かぎ.り/-かぎ.り
On-yomi: ゲン

east-west path between paddies

Meaning: east-west path between paddies; road
Kun-yomi: まち/みち
On-yomi: ハク

melon

Meaning: melon; wrap
Kun-yomi: ずい
On-yomi:

narrowness

Meaning: narrowness; meanness; humbleness
Kun-yomi: いや.しい/せま.い
On-yomi: ロウ

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: やぶれたかき/やぶ.れる/けわ.しい
On-yomi:

step

Meaning: step; terrace; grade; ledge
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: カイ/ケ

exclude

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

narrow

Meaning: narrow
Kun-yomi: せま.い
On-yomi: キョウ/コウ

go up

Meaning: go up; climb
Kun-yomi: のぼ.る
On-yomi: ショウ

place name

Meaning: place name
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: セン

island

Meaning: island
Kun-yomi: しま
On-yomi: トウ/チョウ

Inst.

Meaning: Inst.; institution; temple; mansion; school
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: イン

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

collapse

Meaning: collapse; fall into; cave in; fall (castle); slide into
Kun-yomi: おちい.る/おとしい.れる
On-yomi: カン

highness

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

camp

Meaning: camp; battle array; ranks; position
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ジン

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: そばだ.つ
On-yomi: シュン/カイ

steep hill

Meaning: steep hill; precipitous
Kun-yomi: まっすぐでたかい/けわ.しい/たか.い/きび.しい/せま.る/かく.れる/せっか
On-yomi: ショウ

defile

Meaning: defile; mountain pass; gorge
Kun-yomi: たに
On-yomi: ケイ/キョウ

steep

Meaning: steep; sloping; abruptly; sudden
Kun-yomi: そばだ.つ
On-yomi: トウ/ツ

precipitous

Meaning: precipitous; inaccessible place; impregnable position; steep place; sharp eyes
Kun-yomi: けわ.しい
On-yomi: ケン

land

Meaning: land; six
Kun-yomi: おか
On-yomi: リク/ロク

hump

Meaning: hump; high; noble; prosperity
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: リュウ

pottery

Meaning: pottery; porcelain
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: トウ

mausoleum

Meaning: mausoleum; imperial tomb
Kun-yomi: みささぎ
On-yomi: リョウ

fall into

Meaning: fall into; cave in; fall (castle); slide into
Kun-yomi: おちい.る/おとしい.れる
On-yomi: カン

climb

Meaning: climb; rise
Kun-yomi: すす.む/のぼ.る
On-yomi: チョク/トク

boundary

Meaning: boundary
Kun-yomi: ほとり
On-yomi: スイ

corner

Meaning: corner
Kun-yomi: すみ
On-yomi: スウ/シュウ

shade

Meaning: shade; yin; negative; sex organs; secret; shadow
Kun-yomi: かげ/かげ.る
On-yomi: イン

exhibit

Meaning: exhibit; state; relate; explain
Kun-yomi: ひ.ねる
On-yomi: チン

obeisance

Meaning: obeisance; follow; accompany; attend on
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: バイ

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: たか.い/あやう.い
On-yomi: タイ/テ

parapet on a city wall

Meaning: parapet on a city wall
Kun-yomi: ひめがき
On-yomi: ヒ/ハイ

name of a Chinese dynasty

Meaning: name of a Chinese dynasty; remains of scarifice; bury; fall; sag
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ズイ/スイ/タ/ダ

storey

Meaning: storey; stair; counter for storeys of a building
Kun-yomi: きざはし
On-yomi: カイ

dry moat

Meaning: dry moat
Kun-yomi: ほり
On-yomi: コウ

corner

Meaning: corner; nook
Kun-yomi: すみ
On-yomi: グウ

corner

Meaning: corner; nook; recess
Kun-yomi: くま/すみ
On-yomi: ワイ/エ

prosperous

Meaning: prosperous; plentiful; abundant
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi:

follow

Meaning: follow; though; notwithstanding; while; during; both; all; obey; submit to; comply; at the mercy of (the waves)
Kun-yomi: まにま.に/したが.う
On-yomi: ズイ

regiment

Meaning: regiment; party; company; squad
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: タイ

sunshine

Meaning: sunshine; yang principle; positive; male; heaven; daytime
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi: ヨウ

small hill

Meaning: small hill; mound; bury; dam
Kun-yomi: ふさ.ぐ
On-yomi: シュ/ショウ/ジュ/トウ/ズ

islet

Meaning: islet
Kun-yomi: しま
On-yomi: ショ/ト/ツ/ズ

in file

Meaning: in file
Kun-yomi: おお.い
On-yomi: ジョウ/ニョウ/ジ/ニ

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: せま.い
On-yomi: キョウ/コウ

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: つつ.み
On-yomi: エン

shady

Meaning: shady; secret; dark; mysterious; cold; the negative of female principle in nature
Kun-yomi: かげ/かげ.る
On-yomi: イン

to exceed

Meaning: to exceed; state in Shanxi province
Kun-yomi: こ.える
On-yomi: シュ/ユ/ヨウ

dike

Meaning: dike; embankment
Kun-yomi: つつ.み
On-yomi: テイ/タイ/シ/ジ

in disorder

Meaning: in disorder; dangerous condition of the State
Kun-yomi: あや.うい
On-yomi: ゲツ/ゲチ

isolate

Meaning: isolate; alternate; distance; separate; gulf
Kun-yomi: へだ.てる/へだ.たる
On-yomi: カク

narrow

Meaning: narrow; obstruct
Kun-yomi: せま.い
On-yomi: アイ/ヤク

fall

Meaning: fall
Kun-yomi: おち.る
On-yomi: イン/エン/ウン

high

Meaning: high; steep
Kun-yomi: けわ.しい
On-yomi: カイ

crevice

Meaning: crevice; fissure; discord; opportunity; leisure
Kun-yomi: すき/す.く/す.かす/ひま
On-yomi: ゲキ/キャク/ケキ

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: なが.い
On-yomi: カイ/キ/ゲ

entrenchment

Meaning: entrenchment; bank; low wall
Kun-yomi: つつ.み
On-yomi: オ/ウ

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: いしずえ
On-yomi: トウ

conceal

Meaning: conceal; hide; cover
Kun-yomi: かく.す/かく.し/かく.れる/かか.す/よ.る
On-yomi: イン/オン

hinder

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

occasion

Meaning: occasion; side; edge; verge; dangerous; adventurous; indecent; time; when
Kun-yomi: きわ/-ぎわ
On-yomi: サイ

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: しま
On-yomi: トウ/チョウ

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: すき/す.く/す.かす/ひま
On-yomi: キャク/ケキ

fall

Meaning: fall; go around
Kun-yomi: みち
On-yomi: スイ/ツイ

to fall in ruins

Meaning: to fall in ruins; to collapse
Kun-yomi: お.ちる
On-yomi: タイ/ズイ/タ

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: きだ
On-yomi: トウ/サカ

high mountains

Meaning: high mountains; steep; lofty
Kun-yomi:
On-yomi:

neighboring

Meaning: neighboring
Kun-yomi: とな.る/となり
On-yomi: リン

inaccessible place

Meaning: inaccessible place; impregnable position; steep place; sharp eyes
Kun-yomi: けわ.しい
On-yomi: ケン

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: ひめがき
On-yomi: ヘイ/ヒ

profound

Meaning: profound; subtle; warm; inhabited
Kun-yomi: くま
On-yomi: オウ/イク

hide

Meaning: hide; conceal; cover
Kun-yomi: かく.す/かく.れる/よ.る
On-yomi: イン/オン

stallion

Meaning: stallion; climb; make
Kun-yomi: のぼ.る
On-yomi: チョク/シツ

be moist

Meaning: be moist; be wet
Kun-yomi: さわ
On-yomi: シツ/シュウ

to rise up

Meaning: to rise up; rainbow; to fall
Kun-yomi: のぼ.る
On-yomi: セイ/サイ

Meaning:
Kun-yomi: しま
On-yomi: トウ/チョウ

to destroy

Meaning: to destroy; to overthrow
Kun-yomi: くず.れる
On-yomi:

hill

Meaning: hill; mound
Kun-yomi: おか
On-yomi: ロウ/リョウ

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