Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
tender, weakness, gentleness, softness
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1187 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 柔 【ジュウ】 softness, gentleness, weakness
  • 柔道 【ジュウドウ】 judo
  • 内剛外柔 【ナイゴウガイジュウ】 gentle on the outside but tough on the inside, an iron hand in a velvet glove
  • 外剛内柔 【ガイゴウナイジュウ】 being tough on the outside but soft at heart, a faint-hearted person pretending to be brave
  • 柔和 【ニュウワ】 gentle, mild, meek, tender
  • 柔弱 【ニュウジャク】 weakness, effeminacy, enervation

Kun reading compounds

  • 柔らか 【やわらか】 soft, tender, limp, subdued (colour or light) (color), gentle, meek
  • 柔らかい 【やわらかい】 soft, tender, pliant, supple, limber, limp, gentle, mild, mellow, informal, light, flexible (e.g. thinking)
  • 柔らかい 【やわらかい】 soft, tender, pliant, supple, limber, limp, gentle, mild, mellow, informal, light, flexible (e.g. thinking)
  • 柔らかい文章 【やわらかいぶんしょう】 informal style
  • 柔 【やわ】 soft, fragile, weak, poorly built, insubstantial
  • 柔ら 【やわら】 judo, jujutsu
  • 柔ら 【やわら】 judo, jujutsu
  • 柔らかい 【やわらかい】 soft, tender, pliant, supple, limber, limp, gentle, mild, mellow, informal, light, flexible (e.g. thinking)

Readings

Japanese names:
とお
Chinese:
rou2
Korean:
yu

Spanish

  • suave
  • tierno
  • blando

Portuguese

  • macio
  • ponto fraco
  • gentileza
  • suavidade

French

  • tendre
  • faiblesse
  • douceur
1363 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1291 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3166 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1086 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
628 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
907 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
774 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
788 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1310 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1057 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2591 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1325 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1797 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1234 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14622 Morohashi
2088 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2633 New Nelson (John Haig)
1226 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1312 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1269 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3564 2001 Kanji
4a5.34 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
2-5-4 SKIP code
1790.4 Four corner code
29-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
67d4 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
association, braid, plait, construct, assemble, unite, cooperate, grapple
Kun:
く.むくみ-ぐみ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
204 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 組織犯罪 【ソシキハンザイ】 organized crime, organised crime
  • 組織立つ 【ソシキダツ】 to have orderly plans, to be systematic
  • 労組 【ロウソ】 labor union, labour union, trade union
  • 改組 【カイソ】 reorganization, reorganisation

Kun reading compounds

  • 組む 【くむ】 to cross (legs or arms), to link (arms), to put together, to construct, to assemble, to produce (e.g. TV program), to braid, to plait, to grapple, to wrestle, to unite, to join, to link up, to form an alliance, to set (e.g. type), to issue (e.g. money order)
  • 組 【くみ】 set (of items), group (of people), class (of students), company (esp. construction), family (i.e. mafia), team, typesetting, composition
  • 組合 【くみあい】 association, union, guild
  • 労組 【ろうそ】 labor union, labour union, trade union
  • 10個1組 【じっこひとくみ】 decade

Readings

Chinese:
zu3
Korean:
jo

Spanish

  • grupo
  • equipo
  • juntar
  • unir
  • agrupar

Portuguese

  • associação
  • trança
  • trançart
  • construir
  • montar
  • unir-se
  • cooperar
  • agarrar

French

  • association
  • tresse
  • natte
  • assembler
  • construire
  • unir
  • coopérer
  • se débattre avec
103 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
178 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
160 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
189 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3520 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
458 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
814 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1952 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
418 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
424 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
635 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1529 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1693 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
904 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1224 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1792 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27374 Morohashi
1337 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4470 New Nelson (John Haig)
1776 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1914 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
122 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
209 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2773 2001 Kanji
6a5.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-5 SKIP code
2791.0 Four corner code
33-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d44 Unicode hex code

18 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
weave, fabric
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
608 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 織布 【ショクフ】 woven fabric
  • 織女 【ショクジョ】 female weaver, Vega (star in the constellation Lyra), Alpha Lyrae
  • 組織 【ソシキ】 organization, organisation, formation, structure, construction, setup, constitution, system (e.g. railroad, transport, party, etc.), tissue, texture (of a rock), weave (of a fabric)
  • 紡織 【ボウショク】 spinning and weaving
  • 組織 【ソシキ】 organization, organisation, formation, structure, construction, setup, constitution, system (e.g. railroad, transport, party, etc.), tissue, texture (of a rock), weave (of a fabric)
  • 子宮旁結合織 【シキュウボウケツゴウシキ】 parametrium

Kun reading compounds

  • 織る 【おる】 to weave
  • 織り 【おり】 weave, weaving, woven item
  • 織物 【おりもの】 textile, fabric
  • 羽織 【はおり】 haori (Japanese formal coat)
  • 手織り 【ており】 handwoven, handspun, weaving by hand
  • 織り 【おり】 weave, weaving, woven item
  • 織物 【おりもの】 textile, fabric
  • 羽織 【はおり】 haori (Japanese formal coat)
  • 手織り 【ており】 handwoven, handspun, weaving by hand

Readings

Japanese names:
こおり、 こり、 のり
Chinese:
zhi1
Korean:
jig

Spanish

  • tejido
  • tela
  • tramar
  • tejer

Portuguese

  • tecer
  • tecido

French

  • tisser
  • tissu
644 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
742 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
720 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
753 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3613 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
431 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1649 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2879 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
680 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
693 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
882 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1561 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1801 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
958 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1295 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1346 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27892 Morohashi
1422 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4596 New Nelson (John Haig)
1334 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1432 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
822 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2759 2001 Kanji
6a12.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-12 SKIP code
2395.0 Four corner code
31-5 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7e54 Unicode hex code