Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
shoulder
Kun:
かた
On:
ケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1215 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 肩高 【ケンコウ】 withers (height from ground to shoulder blades in animals)
  • 肩甲骨 【ケンコウコツ】 shoulder blade, scapula
  • 路肩 【ロケン】 shoulder of a road, berm
  • 強肩 【キョウケン】 strong throwing arm

Kun reading compounds

  • 肩 【かた】 shoulder
  • 肩凝り 【かたこり】 stiff shoulders
  • 路肩 【ろけん】 shoulder of a road, berm
  • 相肩 【あいかた】 partner, someone who shares one's load

Readings

Chinese:
jian1
Korean:
gyeon

Spanish

  • hombro

Portuguese

  • Ombro

French

  • épaule
1212 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1041 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1820 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1215 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
841 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1264 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1337 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1084 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1014 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2446 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1238 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1703 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1086 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29299X Morohashi
1947 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4776 New Nelson (John Haig)
1077 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1158 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1190 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3046 2001 Kanji
4m4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-7 SKIP code
3022.7 Four corner code
24-10 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
80a9 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
field
Parts:
armor, high (voice), A grade, first class, former, instep, carapace
Kun:
きのえ
On:
コウカン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1073 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 甲 【コウ】 carapace, shell, 1st in rank, grade A, instep, back of hand, the A party (e.g. in a contract), the first party, plaintiff (label in legal documents)
  • 甲板 【カンパン】 deck (of a ship)
  • 装甲 【ソウコウ】 armoring, armouring, armor, armour
  • 亀甲 【キッコウ】 tortoise shell
  • 甲 【カン】 treble range (in Japanese music), high note
  • 甲板 【カンパン】 deck (of a ship)

Kun reading compounds

  • 甲 【きのえ】 first sign of the Chinese calendar
  • 甲子 【きのえね】 first of the sexagenary cycle

Readings

Japanese names:
かぶと、 き、 まさ、 まさる
Chinese:
jia3
Korean:
gab

Spanish

  • caparazón
  • armadura
  • voz alta
  • primero

Portuguese

  • armadura
  • alto (voz)
  • Um grau
  • umterior
  • peito do pé
  • carapaça

French

  • armure
  • carapace
  • haute (voix)
  • premier ordre
  • première classe
  • ancien
  • cou-de-pied
  • signe du 1er tronc céleste
1243 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1071 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
92 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1082 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1540 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
184 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
982 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1016 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1816 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1331 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4293 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2169 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2923 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1122 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21725 Morohashi
3481 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3725 New Nelson (John Haig)
1113 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1194 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1053 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3655 2001 Kanji
0a5.34 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-1 SKIP code
6050.0 Four corner code
25-35 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7532 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
bone
Parts:
skeleton, bone, remains, frame
Kun:
ほね
On:
コツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
936 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 骨 【コツ】 knack, skill, trick, secret, know-how, the ropes, hang
  • 骨壷 【コツツボ】 funerary urn
  • 白骨 【ハッコツ】 white (bleached) bone, skeleton
  • 鉄骨 【テッコツ】 steel frame, steel beam, steel girder

Kun reading compounds

  • 骨 【ほね】 bone, frame, outline, core, backbone, spirit, fortitude, laborious, troublesome, difficult
  • 骨と皮 【ほねとかわ】 skin and bones
  • 馬の骨 【うまのほね】 person of doubtful origin
  • 河骨 【こうほね】 Japanese spatterdock (species of water lily, Nuphar japonica)

Readings

Chinese:
gu3, gu1, gu2
Korean:
gol

Spanish

  • hueso
  • esqueleto

Portuguese

  • esqueleto
  • osso
  • permanecer
  • moldura

French

  • os
  • squelette
  • restes
  • charpente
877 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
867 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1081 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5236 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
971 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1017 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1213 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1266 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1340 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1104 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1922 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3288 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1699 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2310 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1297 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
45098 Morohashi
2654 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6784 New Nelson (John Haig)
1288 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1383 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
899 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3646 2001 Kanji
4b6.14 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-4 SKIP code
7722.7 Four corner code
25-92 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9aa8 Unicode hex code