Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
corpse
Parts:
shaku, Japanese foot, measure, scale, rule
On:
シャク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1940 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 尺 【シャク】 shaku (unit of distance approximately equal to 30.3 cm), rule, measure, scale, length
  • 尺度 【シャクド】 gauge, standard, measure, criterion, index, length, size, (measuring) rule, scale
  • 大尺 【ダイシャク】 large shaku (approx. 35.6cm)
  • 対数尺 【タイスウシャク】 log rule

Readings

Japanese names:
せき
Chinese:
chi3, che3
Korean:
cheog

Spanish

  • regla
  • medida
  • antigua unidad de medida

Portuguese

  • shaku
  • pé Japonês
  • medida
  • escala
  • regra

French

  • shaku (30,303 cm)
  • mesure
  • échelle
  • règle
895 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
884 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1842 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1377 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1781 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1227 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
96 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1895 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2071 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
762 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
521 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4248 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2146 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2896 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1079 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7632 Morohashi
3440 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1404 New Nelson (John Haig)
1070 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1151 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
830 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3762 2001 Kanji
3r1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-1 SKIP code
3-3-1 SKIP code
7780.7 Four corner code
28-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c3a Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
divide, distinguish, choose
Parts:
Variants:
explanation
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1097 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 釈明 【シャクメイ】 explanation, vindication
  • 釈放 【シャクホウ】 release, liberation, acquittal
  • 保釈 【ホシャク】 bail, releasing on bail
  • 講釈 【コウシャク】 lecture, exposition
  • 釈然 【シャクゼン】 fully satisfied, well satisfied (e.g. with an explanation or apology), to have one's heart completely cleared of doubt or grudge

Readings

Japanese names:
しゃ
Chinese:
shi4
Korean:
seog

Spanish

  • explicación
  • interpretación
  • perdón
  • abreviatura de Buda

Portuguese

  • explicação

French

  • explication
  • justification
802 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
885 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1214 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4809 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
660 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1841 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1395 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
595 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
605 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
763 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1800 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1876 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
997 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1349 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1927 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40120P Morohashi
1484 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6203 New Nelson (John Haig)
1908 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2057 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1494 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2262 2001 Kanji
6b5.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-4 SKIP code
2798.7 Four corner code
28-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
91c8 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
Variants:
translate, reason, circumstance, case
Kun:
わけ
On:
ヤク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1050 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 訳 【ヤク】 translation, version (e.g. "English version")
  • 訳者 【ヤクシャ】 translator
  • 点訳 【テンヤク】 translating into Braille
  • 名訳 【メイヤク】 excellent translation, fine translation

Kun reading compounds

  • 訳 【わけ】 conclusion from reasoning, judgement or calculation based on something read or heard, reason, cause, meaning, circumstances, situation
  • 訳がない 【わけがない】 there is no way that ... (expresses speaker's belief that something is impossible), easy, simple
  • 申し訳 【もうしわけ】 apology, excuse
  • 仕訳 【しわけ】 assortment journalizing (in bookkeeping), classification

Readings

Chinese:
yi4
Korean:
yeog

Spanish

  • traducir
  • razón
  • motivo
  • causa
  • significado

Portuguese

  • traduzir
  • razão
  • circunstância
  • caso

French

  • traduire
  • excuse
  • cause
  • circonstance
  • cas
874 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
993 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
982 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
879 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4327 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
190 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1743 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1402 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
594 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
604 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
761 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1668 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1865 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
989 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1340 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1082 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35324P Morohashi
1473 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5572 New Nelson (John Haig)
1073 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1154 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
934 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3062 2001 Kanji
7a4.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-4 SKIP code
0768.7 Four corner code
44-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a33 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
choose, select, elect, prefer
Kun:
えら.ぶ
On:
タク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
847 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 択 【タク】 counter for choices, options, etc.
  • 択一 【タクイツ】 choosing one from among several, multiple choice
  • 一択 【イッタク】 (only) one option (game slang), one possible choice
  • 性選択 【セイセンタク】 sexual selection

Kun reading compounds

  • 選ぶ 【えらぶ】 to choose, to select

Readings

Chinese:
ze2, zhai2
Korean:
taeg

Spanish

  • elegir
  • seleccionar
  • escoger

Portuguese

  • escolher
  • selecionar
  • eleger
  • preferir

French

  • choisir
  • sélectionner
  • élire
  • préférer
1551 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1413 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1845 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1096 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1341 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
382 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
993 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1030 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
764 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
861 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
299 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
191 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
227 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1083 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11902P Morohashi
255 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2082 New Nelson (John Haig)
1074 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1155 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1127 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1362 2001 Kanji
3c4.21 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
5708.7 Four corner code
34-82 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
629e Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
swamp, marsh, brilliance, grace
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
296 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 沢山 【タクサン】 a lot, lots, plenty, many, a large number, much, a great deal, a good deal, enough, sufficient, enough, too many, too much
  • 沢庵 【タクアン】 pickled daikon radish
  • 沼沢 【ショウタク】 marsh, swamp
  • 恵沢 【ケイタク】 blessing, pity, favor, favour, benefit

Kun reading compounds

  • 沢 【さわ】 swamp, marsh, mountain stream, valley, dale
  • 沢地 【さわち】 marshy land

Readings

Japanese names:
おも、 さ、 さわん、 わさ
Chinese:
ze2
Korean:
taeg, seog

Spanish

  • pantano
  • brillo
  • beneficio
  • muchos

Portuguese

  • brejo

French

  • marais
  • ruisseau de montagne
  • abondance
1552 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
403 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2503 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
908 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1462 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
404 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
994 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1031 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1395 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1164 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
313 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
201 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
238 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1081 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17234 Morohashi
267 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3062 New Nelson (John Haig)
1072 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1153 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
442 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1137 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
362 2001 Kanji
3a4.18 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
3718.7 Four corner code
34-84 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6ca2 Unicode hex code