I've been playing an older Japanese video game, and I've come across a kanji that I'm unable to identify. I've attempted to use the radical lookup on jisho.org, but the low-resolution is making that difficult as well.


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  • 古き言い伝えに曰く(iwaku) かつて 翼持つ者どもの反乱あり されど彼ら敗れたり 彼ら栄光を失い 白き翼もがれ 暗き地の底へと堕されたり
    – user4688
    Commented Apr 16, 2014 at 9:15

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It looks to me like 「彼」. A smart thing to do would be to show us the surrounding characters --- in other words, context.

  • Good point. I updated my question.
    – nitroblast
    Commented Feb 9, 2014 at 6:36
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    Good. It is 「彼」 for sure then. 「彼ら」 means "they".
    – user4032
    Commented Feb 9, 2014 at 6:46

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