Kanji Details
Kanji:
Meaning: moon; month
Readings: げつ、がつ、つき
GETSU, GATSU, tsuki
Halpern Index: 2956
Grade: 1
Stroke Count: 4
Skip Code: 3-2-2
Frequency of Use: 25
Unicode Character: 6708
Brush-Stroke Diagram:

Examples

つき
tsuki
moon, month
いちがつ
ichigatsu
January
げつようび
getsuyōbi
Monday
はちがつ
hachigatsu
August
げつまつ
getsumatsu
end of the month
しょうがつ
shōgatsu
January; New Year
せいねんがっぴ
seinengappi
date of birth
せんげつ
sengetsu
last month
にがつ
nigatsu
February
さんがつ
sangatsu
March
しがつ
shigatsu
April
ごがつ
gogatsu
May
ろくがつ
rokugatsu
June
しちがつ
shichigatsu
July
くがつ
kugastu
September
じゅうがつ
juugatsu
October
じゅういちがつ
juuichigatsu
November
じゅうにがつ
juunigatsu
December
か月 にかげつまえ
nikagetsumae
the month before last
こんげつ
kongetsu
this month
らいげつ
raigetsu
next month
さらいげつ
saraigetsu
the month after next
~か月 ~かげつ
...ka getsu
for...months
おしょうがつ
oshougatsu
New Year's Day
げっきゅう
gekkyuu
monthly salary
The rarer action is
in virtue, than in vengeance.  They being penitent,
the sole drift of my purpose doth extend
not a frown further.
— William Shakespeare
The Tempest