Japanese Dictionary

Kanji literal and JLPT

Strokes count

Strokes: 4



lack, gap, fail, yawning radical (no. 76)
On'Yomi Readings

On'Yomi Readings

  • ケツ
  • ケン
On'Yomi Readings

Kun'Yomi Readings

  • か.ける
  • か.く

Popular Words With This Kanji

  • 欠く

    to lack; to break; to crack; to chip

  • 不可欠

    indispensable; essential

  • 欠ける, 缺ける, 闕ける

    to be chipped; to be damaged; to be broken

    to be lacking; to be missing

    to be insufficient; to be short; to be deficient; to be negligent toward

    (of the moon) to wane; to go into eclipse

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