Jisho

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3 strokes
Radical:
pestle
Parts:
dry, parch, ebb, recede, interfere, intercede
Kun:
ほ.すほ.し--ぼ.しひ.る
On:
カン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
1349 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 関与 【カンヨ】 participation, taking part in, participating in, being concerned in
  • 干渉 【カンショウ】 interference, intervention, meddling
  • 水干 【スイカン】 everyday garment worn by nobles in ancient Japan, silk dried after having been washed in plain water and stretched out
  • 十干 【ジッカン】 the 10 calendar signs

Kun reading compounds

  • 干す 【ほす】 to air, to dry, to desiccate, to drain (off), to drink up, to deprive of a role, job, etc.
  • 干る 【ひる】 to dry

Readings

Japanese names:
ほし
Chinese:
gan1, gan4
Korean:
gan, gang

Spanish

  • secarse
  • secar
  • relacionar
  • airear

Portuguese

  • sêco
  • ressecar

French

  • sec
  • dessécher
840 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
825 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1179 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1492 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1542 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
502 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
26 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
584 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
593 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
506 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
572 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4187 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2116 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2863 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1663 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9165 Morohashi
3379 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1589 New Nelson (John Haig)
1648 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1777 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
826 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3155 2001 Kanji
2k1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
1040.0 Four corner code
20-19 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e72 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
sweat, perspire
Kun:
あせ
On:
カン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1502 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 汗 【カン】 khan (medieval ruler of a Tatary tribe)
  • 汗顔 【カンガン】 ashamed
  • 成吉思汗 【ジンギスカン】 Japanese mutton and vegetable dish, slotted dome cast iron grill for preparing this dish
  • 大汗 【タイカン】 Great Khan, Grand Khan

Kun reading compounds

  • 汗 【あせ】 sweat, perspiration, moisture, condensation
  • 汗だく 【あせだく】 dripping with sweat, bathed in perspiration
  • 滝汗 【たきあせ】 profuse sweating
  • 手汗 【てあせ】 palm sweat

Readings

Chinese:
han4, han2
Korean:
han

Spanish

  • sudor
  • transpiración

Portuguese

  • suar
  • transpirar

French

  • sueur
  • transpirer
1094 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1434 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2493 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1328 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
665 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
248 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1188 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1247 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
507 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1159 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
256 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
161 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
194 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1666 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17130 Morohashi
220 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3046 New Nelson (John Haig)
1651 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1780 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1084 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
355 2001 Kanji
3a3.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-3 SKIP code
3114.0 Four corner code
20-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c57 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
publish, carve, engrave
On:
カン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
855 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 刊 【カン】 publication, edition (e.g. morning, evening, special), published in (year), publication frequency (e.g. daily, monthly)
  • 刊行 【カンコウ】 publication, issue
  • 週刊 【シュウカン】 weekly publication
  • 休刊 【キュウカン】 suspension of publication

Readings

Chinese:
kan1
Korean:
gan

Spanish

  • publicar
  • editar

Portuguese

  • publicar
  • gravar
  • cunhar

French

  • publier
  • ciseler
  • graver
750 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
666 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
636 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
619 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1493 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
604 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
351 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
585 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
594 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1138 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
184 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
221 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
139 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
167 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1665 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1865 Morohashi
190 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
456 New Nelson (John Haig)
1650 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1779 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
648 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3143 2001 Kanji
2f3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-2 SKIP code
1240.0 Four corner code
20-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
520a Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
liver, pluck, nerve, chutzpah
Kun:
きも
On:
カン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1118 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 肝硬変 【カンコウヘン】 cirrhosis of the liver
  • 肝炎 【カンエン】 hepatitis
  • 肺肝 【ハイカン】 lungs and livers, depths of one's heart, innermost heart
  • 脂肪肝 【シボウカン】 fatty liver

Kun reading compounds

  • 肝 【きも】 liver, innards, courage, spirit, pluck, guts, crux, essential point
  • 肝いり 【きもいり】 good offices, auspices, sponsorship, help, assistance, village official (during the Edo period)
  • 群肝 【むらぎも】 internal organs, entrails
  • あん肝 【あんきも】 monkfish liver, goosefish liver

Readings

Chinese:
gan1
Korean:
gan

Spanish

  • punto vital
  • hígado
  • ánimo

Portuguese

  • fígado
  • vísceras
  • nervo
  • chutzpah

French

  • foie
  • cran
  • courage
  • audace
1096 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1410 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3731 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1516 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1666 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
408 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1272 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1346 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1107 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1022 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1045 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
563 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
747 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1664 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29273 Morohashi
841 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4762 New Nelson (John Haig)
1649 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1778 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1134 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3955 2001 Kanji
4b3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-3 SKIP code
7124.0 Four corner code
20-46 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
809d Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
pestle
Parts:
Variants:
tree trunk, main part, talent, capability
Kun:
みき
On:
カン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
364 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 幹 【ミキ】 (tree) trunk, (arrow) shaft, (tool) handle, backbone, base
  • 幹事 【カンジ】 executive secretary, coordinator, organizer, person in charge of making arrangements
  • 主幹 【シュカン】 chief editor, managing editor, manager, person in charge
  • 基幹 【キカン】 mainstay, nucleus, key

Kun reading compounds

  • 幹 【みき】 (tree) trunk, (arrow) shaft, (tool) handle, backbone, base

Readings

Japanese names:
つよし、 まさ、 もと、 えだ、 き、 くる、 たかし、 つね、 とも、 み、 もとき、 よし、 より
Chinese:
gan4, han2
Korean:
gan

Spanish

  • tronco del árbol
  • punto importante
  • base

Portuguese

  • Tronco de árvore

French

  • tronc d'arbre
  • pièce principale
751 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
667 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
637 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
761 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
790 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
763 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1254 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1938 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1189 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1248 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1230 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
576 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2152 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1130 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1531 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1669 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9183 Morohashi
1718 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1596 New Nelson (John Haig)
1654 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1783 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
770 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1555 2001 Kanji
4c9.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-5 SKIP code
4844.1 Four corner code
20-20 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e79 Unicode hex code