脅 means 'threaten'

Animation / stroke order not available.
LOG IN to view this kanji's mnemonic
Strokes : 10    Frequency: 1394   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-20    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 20 words   Used in 25 words   Component in 2 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   おど   おどかす   おびやかす to threaten, to intimidate
⿱   3x the effort   month; moon  
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, 脅 is used 6 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 脅 is used 22 times, read 3 ways.
キョウ : 13 words FIND ALL
threat; menace
(click the word for examples and links)
おど : 8 words FIND ALL
(click the word for examples and links)
おびやかす : 1 word FIND ALL
'su' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to intimidate; to scare  (see also: 脅かす:おどかす)
2. to jeopardize; to endanger; to imperil
(click the word to view an additional 3 forms, examples and links)
An additional おど.かす less common words include 脅 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1169  Joy o' Kanji : 1169  Key to Kanji:

Cascading kanji view

キョウ   おど    おどかす    おびやかす to threaten, to intimidate   
Please LOG IN to view this kanji's mnemonic
ガツ   ゲツ   つき month; moon   
3x the effort
Please LOG IN to view this kanji's mnemonic
リョク   リキ   ちから effort; power   
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.