Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
Variants:
descend, precipitate, fall, surrender
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
596 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 降格 【コウカク】 demotion
  • 降雨 【コウウ】 rainfall, rain
  • 乗降 【ジョウコウ】 getting on and off, embarking and disembarking
  • 投降 【トウコウ】 surrender
  • 降三世明王 【ゴウザンゼミョウオウ】 Trailokyavijaya Vidya-raja, conqueror of the three worlds
  • 降魔 【ゴウマ】 conquering the devil

Kun reading compounds

  • 降りる 【おりる】 to descend (e.g. a mountain), to go down, to come down, to alight (e.g. from bus), to get off, to disembark, to dismount, to step down, to retire, to give up, to quit, to be granted, to be issued, to be given, to form (of frost, dew, mist, etc.), to be passed (from the body; e.g. of a roundworm)
  • 下ろす 【おろす】 to take down (e.g. flag), to launch (e.g. boat), to drop, to lower (e.g. ladder), to let (a person) off, to unload, to discharge, to drop off (a passenger from a vehicle), to let (a person) off, to withdraw (cash), to wear (clothing) for the first time, to fillet (e.g. a fish)
  • 降る 【ふる】 to fall (of rain, snow, ash, etc.), to come down, to form (of frost), to beam down (of sunlight or moonlight), to pour in, to visit (of luck, misfortune, etc.), to come, to arrive
  • 降り 【ふり】 rainfall, snowfall, alighting, descending
  • 降りしきる 【ふりしきる】 to fall incessantly (rain, snow, etc.), to downpour
  • 下る 【くだる】 to descend, to go down, to come down, to be handed down (of an order, judgment, etc.), to pass (of time), to surrender, to capitulate, to be less than, to be inferior to, to have the runs, to have diarrhea, to pass (in stool), to be discharged from the body, to depreciate oneself, to be humble
  • 下す 【くだす】 to make a decision, to draw a conclusion, to give a judgement, to hand down a verdict, to pass a sentence, to give an order, to let go down, to lower, to do oneself, to do by oneself, to beat, to defeat, to have loose bowels, to have diarrhea, to pass (in stool), to discharge from the body, to do in one go, to do to the end without stopping

Readings

Japanese names:
ふり、 ふる
Chinese:
jiang4, xiang2
Korean:
hang, gang

Spanish

  • caer
  • bajar
  • descender
  • llover
  • rendirse
  • desde entonces
  • bajarse

Portuguese

  • descer
  • precipitar
  • queda
  • rendição

French

  • descendre
  • pleuvoir
  • précipiter
  • tomber
  • se rendre
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1-3-7 SKIP code
7725.4 Four corner code
25-63 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
964d Unicode hex code