Jisho

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3 strokes
Radical:
pestle
Parts:
dry, parch, ebb, recede, interfere, intercede
Kun:
ほ.すほ.し--ぼ.しひ.る
On:
カン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
1349 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 関与 【カンヨ】 participation, taking part in, participating in, being concerned in
  • 干渉 【カンショウ】 interference, intervention, meddling
  • 水干 【スイカン】 everyday garment worn by nobles in ancient Japan, silk dried after having been washed in plain water and stretched out
  • 十干 【ジッカン】 the 10 calendar signs

Kun reading compounds

  • 干す 【ほす】 to air, to dry, to desiccate, to drain (off), to drink up, to deprive of a role, job, etc. (usu. in the passive)
  • 干る 【ひる】 to dry

Readings

Japanese names:
ほし
Chinese:
gan1, gan4
Korean:
gan, gang

Spanish

  • secarse
  • secar
  • relacionar
  • airear

Portuguese

  • sêco
  • ressecar

French

  • sec
  • dessécher
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