Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
needle, pin, staple, stinger
Kun:
はり
On:
シン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
505 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 針路 【シンロ】 course, direction
  • 針小棒大 【シンショウボウダイ】 exaggeration, making a mountain out of a molehill
  • 方針 【ホウシン】 policy, plan, course, principle, objective, magnetic needle
  • 指針 【シシン】 needle (compass, gauge, etc.), hand (clock), indicator, pointer, index, guiding principle, guideline, guide

Kun reading compounds

  • 針 【はり】 needle, pin, hook, stinger, thorn, hand (e.g. clock, etc.), pointer, staple (for a stapler), needlework, sewing, malice, counter for stitches
  • 針金 【はりがね】 wire
  • 無外傷性針 【むがいしょうせいはり】 atraumatic needle
  • お針 【おはり】 needlework, sewing, seamstress

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
zhen1
Korean:
chim

Spanish

  • aguja
  • alfiler

Portuguese

  • agulha
  • alfinete
  • grampo
  • o que pica

French

  • aiguille
  • épingle
  • agrafe
  • dard
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