Kanshudo Component Builder
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By default the Component Builder shows the most common Joyo kanji components (ie, components which are themselves Joyo kanji, or which are used in at least 3 other Joyo kanji). Select an alternative set of components below.



For details of all components and their English names, see the Component collections.
Kanshudo Component Builder Help
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For detailed instructions, see the Component builder how to guide.
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
  3. Look for it in the list
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
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The Kanshudo Component Builder can recognize any of the 416 components listed in the chart below the drawing area. Tips:
  • Draw a component in the center of the area, as large as you can
  • 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
  • Don't draw more than one component at a time
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Components

275 Jōyō kanji found using '大' as a component

 
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ソク   たば bundle   たばねる to tie in a bundle   
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コウ    climate   そうろう to be   
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メイ   perplexed   まよ to be perplexed   
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シ   は tooth   
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はこ box   
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ハイ   さかずき cup, goblet   
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ソン   むら village   
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コン   ね root   
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サ    investigation   
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オウ   おく core, inner recess   
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キョウ   はし a bridge   
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テツ    iron   
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ザイ    lumber   
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レキ    passing of time   
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キョク   ゴク    extreme, end, pole   きわめる to carry to its end   きわまる to reach an extreme   きわまり extremity   
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リン   wood; trees   はやし wood   
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シン   もり forest   
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リョウ    cure, heal, treat   
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ハン   バン   いた a board   
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タン   みじか short   
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ショク   うえる to plant   うわる to be planted   
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カ    lesson; section   
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シ   さ to stab   ささる to prick   
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レイ age   
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チク   きず to construct, to make   
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カン   かえる to replace, to substitute   
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エイ   はえる to shine, to look attractive   は    さかえる to shine, to be brilliant   
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ショウ   ゆか floor   とこ bed   
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キン    prohibition   
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マイ   sheet
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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.
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