Bushu (Radical) Info:
艾 (カイ, ゲイ, もぐさ, よもぎ, おさ.める, か.る) – moxa; sagebrush; wormwood; mugwort
艸 (ソウ, くさ, くさかんむり, そうこう) – grass; plants
Henshall Mnemonic: hand plucks vegetables near tree
Levels: JLPT N2 | JLPT 3 (old) | Grade 4
Frequency: #1327 of the 2500 most used kanji in newspapers
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JLPT N5 Words
Other Popular Words Not Classified by JLPT
- 菜 [な]
(n) greens; vegetables [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 菜園 [さいえん]
(n) vegetable garden [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 菜種 [なたね]
(n) rapeseed; coleseed [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 菜食 [さいしょく]
(n) vegetable diet [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 山菜 [さんさい]
(n) edible wild plants [K] [D] [Jisho]
- 白菜 [はくさい]
(n) Chinese cabbage; white rape [K] [D] [Jisho]