Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
Variants:
iron
Kun:
くろがね
On:
テツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
672 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 鉄 【テツ】 iron (Fe), strong and hard (as iron), railway, railway enthusiast
  • 鉄道 【テツドウ】 railroad, railway, rail transport
  • 地下鉄 【チカテツ】 underground train, subway
  • 製鉄 【セイテツ】 iron manufacture

Kun reading compounds

  • 黒金 【くろがね】 iron

Readings

Japanese names:
けん、 てっ
Chinese:
tie3
Korean:
cheol

Spanish

  • hierro
  • acero

Portuguese

  • ferro

French

  • fer
283 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
374 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
353 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
327 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4844 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
242 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
976 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1948 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
312 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
312 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
147 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1814 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2147 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1126 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1527 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
854 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40285 Morohashi
1711 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6253 New Nelson (John Haig)
846 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
909 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
449 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
422 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2863 2001 Kanji
8a5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-5 SKIP code
8513.0 Four corner code
37-20 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9244 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
fist
Kun:
こぶし
On:
ケンゲン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1935 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 拳 【ケン】 hand game (e.g. rock, paper, scissors)
  • 拳銃 【ケンジュウ】 pistol, handgun, revolver
  • じゃん拳 【ジャンケン】 rock, paper, scissors game
  • 形意拳 【ケイイケン】 shape-of-the-mind fist, Hsing I Chuan
  • 拳骨 【ゲンコツ】 (clenched) fist, knuckles
  • 拳固 【ゲンコ】 fist

Kun reading compounds

  • 拳 【こぶし】 fist
  • 拳を握る 【こぶしをにぎる】 to make a fist, to clench one's fist
  • 握り拳 【にぎりこぶし】 clenched fist
  • 力拳 【ちからこぶし】 clenched fist

Readings

Chinese:
quan2
Korean:
gweon

Spanish

  • puño (cerrado)

Portuguese

French

1852 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1900 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1206 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2078 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
817 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3295 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1705 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2316 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
11996X Morohashi
2148 New Nelson (John Haig)
2917 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1290 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3c6.18 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-4 SKIP code
9050.2 Four corner code
23-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
62f3 Unicode hex code