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Kanshudo Component Builder Help
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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:
  1. Draw it in the drawing area
  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.
Kanshudo Component Builder Drawing Help
The Kanshudo Component Builder can recognize any of the 416 components listed in the chart below the drawing area. Tips:
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  • Try to draw the component as it appears in the kanji you're looking up
  • Don't worry about stroke order or number of strokes
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達 means 'arrive'

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Strokes : 12    Frequency: 382   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 4    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: 23    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 29 words   Used in 209 words   Used in 847 names   Component in 9 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
Kun    -たち accomplished, reach, arrive, attain
Name    かつ   さと   て   てつ   とおる   みち
⿺   () move  ⿱   ground; earth   sheep  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 達 is used 12 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 達 is used 187 times, read 3 ways (with 5 variations).
タツ : 107 words FIND ALL
development; growth
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タツ (read as たっ) : 20 words FIND ALL
suru verb - special class
to reach; to get to; to arrive at
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タツ (read as だつ) : 4 words FIND ALL
guide; leader; pioneer
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ダ : 2 words FIND ALL
soda  (often written with kana only; originally from Dutch)
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-たち (read as たち) : 22 words FIND ALL
we; us
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-たち (read as だち) : 18 words FIND ALL
friend; companion
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だっ: 3 words. FIND ALL
adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
recently; the other day
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て: 11 words. FIND ALL
1. elegance; dandyism; sophistication; having style  (often written with kana only)
2. affectation; showing off; putting on an air; appearances; just for show  (often written with kana only)
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Henshall: 568 (originally: 541)  Joy o' Kanji : 541  Key to Kanji: 709 

Cascading kanji view

タツ    arrive   
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ヨウ   ひつじ sheep   
ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
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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.