Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
string, cord, samisen music
Kun:
いと
On:
ゲン
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 絃 【ゲン】 string (of a shamisen, etc.), stringed instrument
  • 弦楽 【ゲンガク】 music for strings, string music
  • 三絃 【サンゲン】 three-stringed instrument, samisen
  • 五絃 【ゴゲン】 five strings, five-stringed instrument

Readings

Chinese:
xian2
Korean:
hyeon

Spanish

  • cuerda
  • cordel
  • música de shamisen

Portuguese

French

3519 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2331 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2192 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1685 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
897 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1216 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
27373 Morohashi
1330 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4468 New Nelson (John Haig)
2669 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2711 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
6a5.12 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-5 SKIP code
2093.2 Four corner code
24-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d43 Unicode hex code