Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
horn
Parts:
Variants:
unravel, notes, key, explanation, understanding, untie, undo, solve, answer, cancel, absolve, explain, minute
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
176 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 解 【カイ】 solution (of equation)
  • 解決 【カイケツ】 settlement, solution, resolution
  • 弁解 【ベンカイ】 explanation (e.g. for one's actions), excuse, justification, defense, defence
  • 瓦解 【ガカイ】 collapse, downfall
  • 解熱 【ゲネツ】 lowering a fever, alleviation of fever
  • 解脱 【ゲダツ】 being liberated from earthly desires and the woes of man, (reaching) nirvana, moksha, mukti
  • 雪消 【ユキゲ】 snow melting, water from melting snow

Kun reading compounds

  • 解く 【とく】 to untie, to unfasten, to unwrap, to undo, to unbind, to unpack, to unsew, to unstitch, to solve, to work out, to answer, to dispel (misunderstanding, etc.), to clear up, to remove (suspicion), to appease, to dissolve (a contract), to cancel, to remove (a prohibition), to lift (a ban), to raise (a siege), to release (from duty), to relieve, to dismiss, to comb (out), to card, to untangle (hair)
  • 溶かす 【とかす】 to melt, to dissolve
  • 梳かす 【とかす】 to comb out, to brush, to untangle, to unravel
  • 解ける 【とける】 to be solved, to loosen, to come untied, to be removed (e.g. restrictions), to be cleared (e.g. misunderstandings), to be broken (e.g. spells, curses), to melt
  • 解く 【ほどく】 to unfasten, to untie, to unwrap (e.g. parcel)
  • 解ける 【ほどける】 to come lose, to come untied, to come undone, to unravel, to loosen up (e.g. tension)
  • 分かる 【わかる】 to understand, to comprehend, to grasp, to see, to get, to follow, to become clear, to be known, to be discovered, to be realized, to be realised, to be found out

Readings

Japanese names:
さとる、 とけ
Chinese:
jie3, jie4, xie4
Korean:
hae, gae

Spanish

  • desenredar
  • desatar
  • liberar
  • aclarar
  • resolver
  • peinarse
  • aflojar

Portuguese

  • solucionar
  • notas
  • chave
  • explicação
  • compreensão
  • desamarrar
  • desfazer
  • resolveer
  • resposta
  • cancelar
  • absolver
  • explicar
  • deta

French

  • délier
  • notes
  • clé
  • explication
  • compréhension
  • défaire
  • résoudre
  • répondre
  • annuler
  • absoudre
  • expliquer
  • minute
567 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
662 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
632 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
192 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4306 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
577 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
892 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1923 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
474 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
482 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
293 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1651 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1913 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1017 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1375 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1831 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35067 Morohashi
1517 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5548 New Nelson (John Haig)
1814 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1955 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
142 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
769 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2555 2001 Kanji
4g9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-6 SKIP code
2725.2 Four corner code
18-82 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
89e3 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
rap 攴 (攵)
Parts:
set free, release, fire, shoot, emit, banish, liberate
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
288 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 放漫 【ホウマン】 whimsy, looseness, indiscretion, laxity
  • 放校 【ホウコウ】 expulsion from school
  • 豪放 【ゴウホウ】 largehearted, frank, unaffected
  • 女性解放 【ジョセイカイホウ】 women's liberation, emancipation of women

Kun reading compounds

  • 放す 【はなす】 to release, to let go, to free, to set free, to let loose, to turn loose, to add (pieces of eggplant, potato, etc.) to water, broth, etc.
  • 放つ 【はなつ】 to fire (gun, arrow, questions, etc.), to shoot, to hit (e.g. baseball), to break wind, to set free, to release, to let loose, to emit (e.g. light), to give off (e.g. a scent), to send out (a person to carry out a duty), to set fire to
  • 放れる 【はなれる】 to get free, to be freed, to be released
  • 放く 【こく】 to let loose (e.g. a fart), to utter (e.g. a lie), to do
  • 放る 【ほうる】 to throw, to fling, to hurl, to toss, to neglect, to abandon, to leave alone, to give up on, to leave undone, to leave unfinished

Readings

Japanese names:
はなれ
Chinese:
fang4
Korean:
bang

Spanish

  • dejar libre
  • soltar
  • liberar
  • emitir
  • separarse
  • abandonar

Portuguese

  • libertar
  • liberação
  • fogo
  • disparar
  • emitir
  • banir
  • liberar

French

  • libérer
  • relâcher
  • renvoyer
  • enflammer
  • bannir
  • émettre
512 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
414 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
391 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
282 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2084 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
287 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
585 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
606 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
512 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
521 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
723 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
935 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1058 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
570 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
754 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
507 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13133 Morohashi
853 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2333 New Nelson (John Haig)
496 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
535 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
325 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
314 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
466 2001 Kanji
4h4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
0824.0 Four corner code
42-92 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
653e Unicode hex code