Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
Variants:
conceal, hide, cover
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1089 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 陰謀 【インボウ】 plot, intrigue, scheme, conspiracy, agreement between two or more people to commit an unlawful act
  • 隠居 【インキョ】 retirement, retired person
  • 大隠 【タイイン】 enlightened hermit
  • 惻隠 【ソクイン】 compassion, pity
  • 隠密 【オンミツ】 privacy, secrecy, spy, detective
  • 隠形 【オンギョウ】 invisibility (through magic)

Kun reading compounds

  • 隠す 【かくす】 to hide, to conceal
  • 隠し 【かくし】 hiding, concealing, being hidden, being concealed, pocket
  • 隠し事 【かくしごと】 secret
  • 釘隠 【くぎかくし】 nail hider, nailhead cover, decorative object which conceals the head of a nail
  • 雉隠 【きじかくし】 Asparagus schoberioides
  • 隠れる 【かくれる】 to hide, to be hidden, to conceal oneself, to disappear

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 がくし
Chinese:
yin3
Korean:
eun

Spanish

  • ocultar
  • esconder
  • cubrir
  • esconderse
  • estar escondido

Portuguese

  • esconder
  • esconderijo
  • capa

French

  • dissimuler
  • cacher
  • couvrir
1014 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1511 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5020 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1374 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1881 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2074 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
868 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
887 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1235 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
749 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
873 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
502 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
645 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1322 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41836P Morohashi
713 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6480 New Nelson (John Haig)
1313 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1410 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1740 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3658 2001 Kanji
2d11.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-11 SKIP code
7223.7 Four corner code
17-3 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96a0 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
destroy, ruin, overthrow, perish
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1222 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 滅亡 【メツボウ】 downfall, ruin, collapse, destruction
  • 滅罪 【メツザイ】 expiation
  • 絶滅 【ゼツメツ】 extinction, extermination, eradication, stamping out, wiping out
  • 点滅 【テンメツ】 switching on and off (of a light), flashing, blinking, flickering

Kun reading compounds

  • 滅びる 【ほろびる】 to go to ruin, to go under, to fall, to be destroyed, to die out, to become extinct, to perish
  • 滅ぶ 【ほろぶ】 to be ruined, to go under, to perish, to be destroyed
  • 滅ぼす 【ほろぼす】 to destroy, to overthrow, to wreck, to ruin

Readings

Chinese:
mie4
Korean:
myeol

Spanish

  • extinguirse
  • apagarse
  • estropearse
  • ser destruido
  • ser devastado
  • estropear
  • destruir
  • devastar
  • demoler

Portuguese

  • destruir
  • arruinar
  • extinguir
  • golpe

French

  • anéantir
  • détruire
  • ruiner
  • renverser
  • périr
1848 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1387 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2660 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1228 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1488 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1338 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1421 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1500 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1237 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
812 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
475 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
606 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
371 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18008 Morohashi
660 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3279 New Nelson (John Haig)
365 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
390 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1642 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
359 2001 Kanji
3a10.26 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-10 SKIP code
3315.0 Four corner code
44-39 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6ec5 Unicode hex code