Kanji Details
Kanji:
Meaning: shape
Readings: けい、 ぎょう、 かたち、 かた
KEI, GYŌ, katachi, kata
Halpern Index: 846
Grade: 2
Stroke Count: 7
Skip Code: 1-4-3
Frequency of Use: 404
Unicode Character: 5F62
Brush-Stroke Diagram:

Examples

かたち
katachi
shape, form
えんけい
enkei
round, circular shape
にんぎょう
ningyō
doll; puppet
せほうけい
seihōkei
square
さんかくけい
sankakukei
triangle
It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh profits nothing.  The words that I speak to you are spirit, and they are life.  Yet there are some of you who do not believe...  Therefore I have said to you that no one can come to Me unless the Father has enabled him.
— John 6:63-65