Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
dark, profound
Parts:
mysterious, occultness, black, deep, profound
Kun:
くろくろ.い
On:
ゲン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1409 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 玄関 【ゲンカン】 entranceway, entry hall, vestibule, foyer, entryway, mud room
  • 玄米 【ゲンマイ】 unpolished rice, unmilled rice, brown rice
  • 幽玄 【ユウゲン】 subtle grace, hidden beauty, yugen, mysterious profundity, elegant simplicity, the subtle and profound, the occult

Kun reading compounds

  • 玄人 【くろうと】 expert, professional, master, woman in the nightlife business, demimondaine, geisha and prostitutes
  • 玄人はだし 【くろうとはだし】 ability that outdoes (shames) professionals

Readings

Japanese names:
けん、 はる、 はるか
Chinese:
xuan2
Korean:
hyeon

Spanish

  • misterioso
  • oculto
  • oscuro
  • negro

Portuguese

  • misterioso
  • oculto

French

  • mystérieux
  • occulte
  • sombre
1227 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1514 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2918 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1113 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1533 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
522 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1225 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1289 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1276 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1311 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2485 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1256 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1722 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1395 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20814 Morohashi
1991 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3616 New Nelson (John Haig)
1383 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1484 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1051 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
471 2001 Kanji
2j3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-3 SKIP code
0073.2 Four corner code
24-28 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7384 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
gate
Parts:
Variants:
connection, barrier, gateway, involve, concerning
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
70 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 関係書類 【カンケイショルイ】 relevant documents, (all) the documents related (to the matter)
  • 関係がない 【カンケイガナイ】 unrelated, irrelevant, unconcerned, unconnected
  • 連関 【レンカン】 connection, relation, linkage
  • 通関 【ツウカン】 customs clearance

Kun reading compounds

  • 関 【せき】 barrier, gate, seki (in go), mutual life
  • 関取 【せきとり】 ranking wrestler in the makuuchi (senior-grade) or juryo (junior-grade) divisions
  • 霞ヶ関 【かすみがせき】 area in Tokyo, Japanese government departments (euph)
  • 関わる 【かかわる】 to be affected, to be influenced, to be concerned with, to have to do with, to stick to (opinions)
  • 覗き機関 【のぞきからくり】 peep show, device with lens mounted on a stand or in a box to view enlarged pictures
  • 水機関 【みずからくり】 puppet powered by (falling) water, water-powered contrivance, show using such a device (in Edo-period Osaka)

Readings

Chinese:
guan1
Korean:
gwan, wan

Spanish

  • barrera
  • puerta
  • relación
  • mecanismo
  • valla

Portuguese

  • conexão
  • obstáculo
  • passagem
  • emvolver
  • concernente

French

  • relation
  • barrière
  • lien
  • rapport
  • concerner
365 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
467 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
444 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
104 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4958 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
289 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
982 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2245 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.7 Japanese for Busy People
398 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
402 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
446 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1844 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4129 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2099 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2842 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2036 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41297 Morohashi
3328 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6402 New Nelson (John Haig)
2017 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2173 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
84 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
614 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3863 2001 Kanji
8e6.7 The Kanji Dictionary
3-8-6 SKIP code
7743.0 Four corner code
20-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
95a2 Unicode hex code