Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
compare, compete
Parts:
Variants:
compare, race, ratio, Philippines
Kun:
くら.べる
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
329 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 比 【ヒ】 ratio, proportion, match, equal, explicit comparison (style of the Shi Jing), Philippines, in comparison with ...
  • 比喩的 【ヒユテキ】 figurative
  • 口径比 【コウケイヒ】 aperture ratio (inverse of the f-number), relative aperture
  • 正比 【セイヒ】 direct ratio

Kun reading compounds

  • 比べる 【くらべる】 to compare, to make a comparison, to compete, to vie

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 ぴっ
Chinese:
bi3, bi4
Korean:
bi

Spanish

  • comparación
  • proporción
  • relación
  • Filipinas
  • comparar

Portuguese

  • comparar
  • corrida
  • razão
  • Phillipines

French

  • comparer
  • compétition
  • proportion
  • Philippines
697 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
792 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
771 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
557 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2470 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
589 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
660 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
137 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
798 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
812 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
276 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1146 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
29 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
14 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
14 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
456 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16743 Morohashi
26 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3010 New Nelson (John Haig)
447 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
482 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
450 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
643 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1256 2001 Kanji
2m3.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-2 SKIP code
1-3-2 SKIP code
2171.0 Four corner code
2111.0 Four corner code
40-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6bd4 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
conjecture, infer, guess, suppose, support, push (for)
Kun:
お.す
On:
スイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
507 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 推計 【スイケイ】 estimate, estimation
  • 推移 【スイイ】 transition, change, progress
  • 類推 【ルイスイ】 analogy, analogical reasoning, analogical inference, analogy
  • 邪推 【ジャスイ】 distrust, unjust suspicion

Kun reading compounds

  • 推す 【おす】 to recommend, to endorse (e.g. a candidate), to nominate, to infer, to conclude, to conjecture, to surmise, to think something through, to ponder deeply

Readings

Chinese:
tui1
Korean:
chu, toe

Spanish

  • presionar
  • empujar
  • conjeturar
  • suponer
  • adivinar
  • aconsejar
  • inferir
  • llegar a la conclusión

Portuguese

  • conjecturar
  • inferir
  • convidado
  • supor
  • apoiar

French

  • présumer
  • déduire
  • deviner
  • supposer
  • soutenir
821 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
919 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
908 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
635 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1950 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
877 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1364 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1322 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1233 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1297 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1009 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
903 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
612 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
373 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
465 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
670 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12284 Morohashi
504 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2212 New Nelson (John Haig)
663 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
716 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
924 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1375 2001 Kanji
3c8.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
5001.4 Four corner code
31-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
63a8 Unicode hex code

2 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
power, strength, strong, strain, bear up, exert
Kun:
ちから
On:
リョクリキリイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
62 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 力 【リョク】 strength, power, proficiency, ability
  • 力役 【リキエキ】 physical labor, physical labour, physical work, forced labor imposed by the government (e.g. under the ritsuryo system)
  • 努力 【ドリョク】 effort, exertion, endeavour, endeavor, hard work, striving
  • 全力 【ゼンリョク】 all one's power (strength, energy, efforts), one's utmost
  • 力 【リキ】 strength, power, proficiency, ability, the strength of ... people, the strength of ... men
  • 力学 【リキガク】 mechanics, dynamics
  • 馬力 【バリキ】 horsepower, hp, energy, vitality, vigour
  • 地力 【ジリキ】 one's own potential, real ability, one's own strength

Kun reading compounds

  • 力 【ちから】 force, strength, might, vigour (vigor), energy, capability, ability, proficiency, capacity, faculty, efficacy, effect, effort, endeavours (endeavors), exertions, power, authority, influence, good offices, agency, support, help, aid, assistance, stress, emphasis, means, resources
  • 力一杯 【ちからいっぱい】 with all one's strength, with might and main, as hard as one can
  • 強い力 【つよいちから】 strong interaction, strong force
  • 弱い力 【よわいちから】 weak force, weak interaction

Readings

Japanese names:
じから、 つとむ
Chinese:
li4
Korean:
ryeog

Spanish

  • potencia
  • poder
  • fuerza
  • energía
  • vigor
  • énfasis

Portuguese

  • força
  • forte
  • esforço
  • suportar
  • exercer

French

  • force
  • fort
  • puissance
  • tension
  • tenir le coup
  • s'efforcer
  • employer (force)
148 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
38 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
74 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
69 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
715 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
53 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
128 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
11 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.15 Japanese for Busy People
100 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
100 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
173 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
207 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4178 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2114 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2860 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
866 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2288 Morohashi
3371 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
521 New Nelson (John Haig)
858 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
922 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
38 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
9 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1645 2001 Kanji
2g0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-2-4 SKIP code
4002.7 Four corner code
46-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
529b Unicode hex code