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For detailed instructions, see the Component builder how to guide.
To find any kanji, first try to identify the components it is made up of. Once you have identified any component, search for it in any of three ways:
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  2. Type the name in the text area
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Example: look up 漢
  • Notice that 漢 is made of several components: 氵 艹 口 夫
  • Draw any of these components (one at a time) in the drawing area, and select it when you see it
  • Alternatively, look for a component in the list. 氵 艹 口 each have three strokes; 夫 has four strokes
  • If you know the meanings of the components, type any of them in the text area: water (氵), grass (艹), mouth (口) or husband (夫)
  • Keep adding components until you can see your kanji in the list of matches that appears near the top.
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The Kanshudo Component Builder can recognize any of the 416 components listed in the chart below the drawing area. Tips:
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Components

氷 means 'ice'

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Strokes : 5    Radical number: 15    Frequency: 1369   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Challenge set: 7    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 52    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 81 words   Used in 143 words   Used in 227 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ヒョウ
Kun
     こおり ice
Kun    こお to freeze
Name    すい
     
⿻   dot   water  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 氷 is used 7 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 氷 is used 137 times, read 4 ways (with 3 variations). 1 words use a non-standard reading.
ヒョウ : 93 words FIND ALL
noun
iceberg
5
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ヒョウ (read as ぴょう) : 6 words FIND ALL
freezing (over)
5
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こおり : 20 words FIND ALL
noun
1. ice
2. shaved ice (usually served with flavored simple syrup)  (see also: かき氷)
(click the word to view an additional 2 forms, examples and links)
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4
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ひ : 5 words FIND ALL
noun
hail; chilly chilly rain
5
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こおり (read as ごおり) : 10 words FIND ALL
noun
shaved ice (usually served with flavored simple syrup); Italian ice; Sno-cone; snow cone
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こお : 1 word FIND ALL
'ru' godan verb, intransitive verb
to freeze; to be frozen over; to congeal
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すい: 1 word. FIND ALL
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Part of a non-standard reading: 1 word. FIND ALL
noun
Iceland  (see also: 愛斯蘭; often written with kana only)
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Henshall: 401 (originally: 378)  Joy o' Kanji : 378  Key to Kanji: 901 

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ヒョウ   ひ    こおり ice   
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スイ   みず water   
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Search results include information from a variety of sources, including Kanshudo (kanji mnemonics, kanji readings, kanji components, vocab and name frequency data, grammar points), JMdict (vocabulary), Tatoeba (examples), Enamdict (names), KanjiVG (kanji animations and stroke order), and Joy o' Kanji (kanji and radical synopses). Translations provided by Google's Neural Machine Translation engine. For more information see credits.
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