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/MA/    みが.く/miga.ku/    す.る/    miga.ku/みが.く/す.る/

grind;  polish;  scour;  improve;  brush (teeth) Frenchpolir;  moudre;  récurer;  améliorer;  brosser (dents) Portuguesemoer;  polir;  explorar;  melhorar;  escovar (dentes) Spanishpulido;  abrillantado;  pulir;  abrillantar;  lavarse los dientes

Radical: (stone).   Strokes: 16画.   Elements: 口石木广麻.   Pinyin: / .   Hangul:  [ma].   Nanori: おさむosamu.

Jōyō Kanji High School.   JLPT N2.

Example compounds:
MAまもうmamō】wear; abrasion
百戦練ひゃくせんれんまhyakusenrenma】veteran; (someone) schooled by adversity in many battles; (someone) rich in life's experience gained through much adversity
だるまdaruma】daruma; Bodhidharma; prostitute
みがmigakuみがくmigaku】to polish; to refine
智をちをみがくchiwomigaku】to cultivate wisdom
歯をはをみがくhawomigaku】to brush one's teeth
suruするsuru】to rub; to lose (e.g. a match)
Codepoints and classification codes:
43-65JIS X 0208
0026.1Four Corner
577De Roo
Dictionary indices:
5393Classic Nelson
4045The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
3181New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
2033Kanji Learner's Dictionary by J. Halpern
594Remembering the Kanji by J. Heisig
1376A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage (Gakken)
2596Japanese Names by P.G. O'Neill
1985Essential Kanji by P.G. O'Neill
24449PDaikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 8 p. 399
1831A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters by K.G. Henshall
1531Kanji & Kana by Spahn and Hadamitzky
768Kanji Flashcards by M. Hodges and T. Okazaki
1840Tuttle Kanji Cards by A. Kask
1731Kanji in Context by Nishiguchi and Kono
1410Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
601Y. Maniette's French adaptation of Heisig


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