Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
axe
Parts:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
51 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 新 【シン】 new, neo-, Gregorian calendar, Xin (dynasty of China)
  • 新聞 【シンブン】 newspaper
  • 革新 【カクシン】 reform, innovation
  • 維新 【イシン】 reformation, revolution, renewal, Meiji Restoration

Kun reading compounds

  • 新しい 【あたらしい】 new, novel, fresh, recent, latest, up-to-date, modern
  • 新しいもの好き 【あたらしいものずき】 neophilia, love of new things
  • 新た 【あらた】 new, fresh, novel
  • 新田 【しんでん】 new rice field, newly developed rice field, wasteland or marshland newly reclaimed as a rice field (Edo period)

Readings

Japanese names:
あせ、 あたらし、 し、 に、 にっ、 につ、 よし
Chinese:
xin1
Korean:
sin

Spanish

  • nuevo
  • fresco

Portuguese

  • novo

French

  • nouveau
256 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
165 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
148 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
36 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2080 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
178 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
55 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1965 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
174 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
174 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
85 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
956 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2239 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1166 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1587 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1516 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13572 Morohashi
1784 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2387 New Nelson (John Haig)
1502 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1619 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
80 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
226 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
454 2001 Kanji
5b8.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-9-4 SKIP code
0292.1 Four corner code
31-23 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
65b0 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
pestle
Parts:
Variants:
tree trunk, main part, talent, capability
Kun:
みき
On:
カン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
364 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 幹 【ミキ】 (tree) trunk, (arrow) shaft, (tool) handle, backbone, base
  • 幹部 【カンブ】 management, (executive) staff, leaders, leadership, top brass, upper echelons
  • 主幹 【シュカン】 chief editor, managing editor, manager, person in charge
  • 基幹 【キカン】 mainstay, nucleus, key

Kun reading compounds

  • 幹 【みき】 (tree) trunk, (arrow) shaft, (tool) handle, backbone, base

Readings

Japanese names:
つよし、 まさ、 もと、 えだ、 き、 くる、 たかし、 つね、 とも、 み、 もとき、 よし、 より
Chinese:
gan4, han2
Korean:
gan

Spanish

  • tronco del árbol
  • punto importante
  • base

Portuguese

  • Tronco de árvore

French

  • tronc d'arbre
  • pièce principale
751 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
667 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
637 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
761 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
790 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
763 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1254 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1938 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1189 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1248 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1230 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
576 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2152 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1130 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1531 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1669 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9183 Morohashi
1718 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1596 New Nelson (John Haig)
1654 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1783 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
770 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1555 2001 Kanji
4c9.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-5 SKIP code
4844.1 Four corner code
20-20 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e79 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
Variants:
line, track
Kun:
すじ
On:
セン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
382 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 線 【セン】 line, stripe, stria, line (e.g. telephone line), wire, ray (e.g. X-ray), beam, line (e.g. of a railroad), track, route, lane, outline, contours, form, level, division, line (of action), position, approach, policy, principle, impression one leaves, air one gives off
  • 線路 【センロ】 railway track, railway line, railroad, railway, track, line
  • 曲線 【キョクセン】 curve
  • 幹線 【カンセン】 main line, trunk line

Readings

Chinese:
xian4
Korean:
seon

Spanish

  • línea
  • cable
  • frontera
  • raíl
  • carril

Portuguese

  • linha
  • trilha

French

  • ligne
  • voie
447 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
176 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
329 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
247 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3580 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
389 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
826 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.20 Japanese for Busy People
299 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
299 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
841 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1551 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1760 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
944 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1273 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1351 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27641 Morohashi
1392 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4548 New Nelson (John Haig)
1339 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1438 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
236 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2742 2001 Kanji
6a9.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-9 SKIP code
2693.2 Four corner code
32-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7dda Unicode hex code