Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
kneel
Parts:
dangerous, fear, uneasy
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
606 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 危 【キ】 danger, Chinese "rooftop" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
  • 危険 【キケン】 danger, peril, hazard, risk
  • 安危 【アンキ】 fate, safety, welfare

Kun reading compounds

  • 危ない 【あぶない】 dangerous, risky, hazardous, perilous, precarious, in danger, in jeopardy, critical, grave, at risk, uncertain, unreliable, insecure, unsteady, doubtful, close (i.e. a close call), narrow, look out!, watch out!
  • 危ない橋を渡る 【あぶないはしをわたる】 to tread on thin ice, to go out on a limb, to walk a tightrope, to take risks, to cross a dangerous bridge
  • 危うい 【あやうい】 dangerous, risky, hazardous, perilous, precarious, in danger, in jeopardy, critical, grave, at risk, uncertain, unreliable, insecure, unsteady, doubtful, close (i.e. a close call), narrow
  • 危ぶむ 【あやぶむ】 to fear, to doubt, to have misgivings about, to worry about, to be anxious about, to be apprehensive about

Readings

Chinese:
wei1, wei2
Korean:
wi

Spanish

  • peligroso
  • dudoso

Portuguese

  • perigoso
  • medo
  • desconforto

French

  • dangereux
  • crainte
  • gêne
844 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
831 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
624 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
187 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
899 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
385 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
318 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
534 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
543 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
789 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
256 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3965 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2041 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2755 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1428 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2849X Morohashi
3199 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
629 New Nelson (John Haig)
1416 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1520 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
495 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
841 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2556 2001 Kanji
2n4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-4-2 SKIP code
2-2-4 SKIP code
2721.2 Four corner code
20-77 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5371 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
Variants:
precipitous, inaccessible place, impregnable position, steep place, sharp eyes
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
707 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 険 【ケン】 steepness, steep place, harsh (look), sharp (tongue)
  • 険悪 【ケンアク】 dangerous, perilous, threatening, stormy, volatile, tense, critical, serious, stern (expression), hostile (attitude), sharp, harsh
  • 損害保険 【ソンガイホケン】 damage insurance
  • 社会保険 【シャカイホケン】 social insurance

Kun reading compounds

  • 険しい 【けわしい】 precipitous, rugged, inaccessible, impregnable, steep, grim, severe, stern
  • 険しい山 【けわしいやま】 steep mountain, craggy mountain

Readings

Chinese:
xian3
Korean:
heom

Spanish

  • escarpado
  • inaccesible
  • peligroso
  • difícil

Portuguese

  • íngreme
  • lugar inacessível
  • posição inexpugnável
  • lugar escarpado
  • olhos agudos

French

  • à pic
  • escarpé
  • raide
  • lieu inaccessible
  • position imprenable
  • regard aiguisé
770 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
689 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
662 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
616 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5000 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
356 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
988 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1308 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
533 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
542 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
790 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
736 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
658 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
398 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
495 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1688 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41721P Morohashi
542 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6456 New Nelson (John Haig)
1672 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1802 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
731 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3663 2001 Kanji
2d8.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
7823.6 Four corner code
24-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
967a Unicode hex code