隹 means 'little bird'

Animation / stroke order not available.
LOG IN to view this kanji's mnemonic
Strokes : 8    Radical number: 172    Usefulness: 7    Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 0 words   Used in 1 word   Used in 1 name   Component in 409 kanji (53 Jōyō)
Hyōgaiji (表外字)
On    サイ   スイ
Kun    とり bird, old bird radical (no. 172)
See what’s old about the “old bird” radical, and find out why birds have flown into kanji such as (elegant) and (separate).
LOG IN to view kanji mastery data
LOG IN to view your flashcards
隹 is not used in the most common form of any of the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese.
Across all words in Japanese, 隹 is used 0 times, read 0 ways.
An additional サイ less common words include 隹 but the reading has not yet been categorized.

Cascading kanji view

little bird
Please LOG IN to view this kanji's mnemonic
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.