Components

寄 means 'draw near'

Animation / stroke order not available.
LOG IN to view this kanji's mnemonic
Strokes : 11    Frequency: 447   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-11    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: 25    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 98 words   Used in 228 words   Used in 410 names   Component in 1 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   キ
Kun
   to draw near   せる to bring near
Kun    -よ
Name    よせ   より   よろ
⿱   roof   strange  
Explore these components visually on The Kanji Map ⇗
LOG IN to view kanji mastery data
LOG IN to view your flashcards
In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 寄 is used 12 times, read 2 ways. 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
Across all words in Japanese, 寄 is used 218 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation). 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
Showing:
キ : 50 words FIND ALL
1
contribution; donation
(click the word to view an additional 2 forms, examples and links)
: 145 words FIND ALL
0
Most common form: よる
'ru' godan verb, intransitive verb
1. to approach; to draw near; to come near; to be close to
2. to gather (in one place); to come together; to meet
(click the word to view an additional 7 meanings, examples and links)
(read as より) : 11 words FIND ALL
Most common form: 最寄り駅
noun
nearest station
(click the word to view an additional 1 form, examples and links)
せる (read as よせ) : 11 words FIND ALL
4
ichidan verb, transitive verb
to let (someone) come near; to let (someone) get close  (often used in the negative as 寄せ付けない, etc.)
(click the word to view an additional 3 forms, examples and links)
Part of a non-standard reading: 1 word. FIND ALL
0
nearest; neighbouring; neighboring; nearby
(click the word to view an additional 2 forms, examples and links)
An additional よ.せる less common words include 寄 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 671 (originally: 642)  Joy o' Kanji : 642  Key to Kanji: 157 

Cascading kanji view

キ   よ to draw near   よせる to bring near   
Please LOG IN to view this kanji's mnemonic
キ    strange, curious   
Please LOG IN to view this kanji's mnemonic
ダイ   タイ   おおきい big   おおいに very much   おお-    
Please LOG IN to view this kanji's mnemonic
イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ジン   ニン   ひと person   
カ    good, possible, approval   
Please LOG IN to view this kanji's mnemonic
hook
コウ   ク   くち mouth   
Please LOG IN to view this kanji's mnemonic
roof   
Problem with this kanji? Question or comment? Please CONTACT US.
Kanshudo is your AI Japanese tutor, and your constant companion on the road to mastery of the Japanese language. To get started learning Japanese, just follow the study recommendations on your Dashboard. You can use Quick search (accessible using the icon at the top of every page) to look up any Japanese word, kanji or grammar point, as well as to find anything on Kanshudo quickly. For an overview, take the tour.
Search results include information from a variety of sources, including Kanshudo (kanji mnemonics, kanji readings, kanji components, vocab and name frequency data, grammar points, examples), 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.
×