Components
We found 7 words and 1 kanji matching '貝:ばい'
Word search: 7 words contain 貝 read as ばい
Click a word's green box for more details.
noun
1. Japanese babylon (species of shelled mollusk, Babylonia japonica); Japanese ivory shell  (often written with kana only)
2. spinning top (traditionally made from a Japanese babylon shell)  (see also: 貝独楽; abbreviation)
(click the word to view an additional 1 form)
6
TEST
noun
kanji "shell" radical (154)  (see also: 貝偏)
TEST
noun
pattra (palmyra leaves used in Ancient India for writing upon)  (see also: 貝多羅葉; obscure term)
TEST
noun
fritillary; Fritillaria verticillata var. thunbergii  (often written with kana only)
(click the word to view an additional 1 form)
TEST
noun
shell money  (archaic)
TEST
noun
finely-striate buccinum (species of whelk, Buccinum striatissimum)  (often written with kana only)
(click the word to view an additional 1 form)
TEST
noun
pattra (palmyra leaves used in Ancient India for writing upon)
(click the word to view an additional 1 reading)
TEST
Kanji search: 1 match
Click a kanji's blue box for more details.
かい shellfish   
Please LOG IN to view this kanji's mnemonic
ハチ   katakana 'ha'; eight   や    よう eight   
ボク   モク   eye   ま-    め    
 
Not the results you need? Please CONTACT US.
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.
×
Change component list
By default the component builder shows the most common components (themselves joyo kanji, or used in at least 3 other joyo kanji). Select an alternative set of components below.



Full details of all components and their English names can be found here.
Help with the component builder
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.
For any components you recognize, if you know the English meaning or name, start typing it in the text area. Full details of all components and their English names can be found here.
Alternatively, count the strokes of the component, and scan the list to find it visually.
Example
To find the kanji :
  • Notice that it is made of several components: 氵 艹 口 夫.
  • 氵 艹 口 all have three strokes, so you could look in the list in the 3 stroke section. 夫 has four strokes.
  • Alternatively, you could start typing 'water' (氵), 'grass' (艹), 'mouth' (口) or 'husband' (夫) in the search area, and the components will be highlighted in yellow.
  • Keep adding components until you can see your kanji in the list of matches that appears near the top.