Components

鏡 means 'mirror'

Animation / stroke order not available.
LOG IN to view this kanji's mnemonic
Strokes : 19    Frequency: 1077   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-11    Grade: 4   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 27 words   Used in 175 words   Used in 294 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   キョウ
Kun
   かがみ mirror
On    ケイ
Name    あき   かが   かがん
⿰   gold   finally  
Explore these components visually on The Kanji Map ⇗
 boundary  
LOG IN to view kanji mastery data
LOG IN to view your flashcards
In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 鏡 is used 4 times, read 2 ways. 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
Across all words in Japanese, 鏡 is used 133 times, read 2 ways. 1 word uses a non-standard reading.
Showing:
キョウ : 110 words FIND ALL
0
noun
telescope
(click the word for examples and links)
かがみ : 22 words FIND ALL
3
noun
1. mirror; looking-glass
2. barrel head
(click the word for examples and links)
Part of a non-standard reading: 1 word. FIND ALL
1
noun
1. spectacles; glasses
2. judgement; discrimination; discernment; insight  (this meaning is restricted to reading めがね)
(click the word to view an additional 1 reading and 2 forms, examples and links)
Henshall: 486 (originally: 462)  Joy o' Kanji : 462  Key to Kanji: 219 

Cascading kanji view

キョウ   かがみ mirror   
Please LOG IN to view this kanji's mnemonic
finally
Please LOG IN to view this kanji's mnemonic
legs
オン   イン   sound   おと    ね    
Please LOG IN to view this kanji's mnemonic
ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
リツ   リュウ   た to stand   たてる to build   
キン   コン   かね gold; money   
Please LOG IN to view this kanji's mnemonic
ジン   ニン   ひと man   
eight
オウ    king   
Please LOG IN to view this kanji's mnemonic
イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
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.
×