Jisho

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18 strokes
Radical:
horse
Parts:
Variants:
verification, effect, testing
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N4
410 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 験 【ゲン】 effect, efficacy, omen
  • 験者 【ケンザ】 mountaineering ascetic, practitioner of mountain asceticism
  • 治験 【チケン】 clinical trial
  • 筆記試験 【ヒッキシケン】 written examination
  • 験 【ゲン】 effect, efficacy, omen
  • ゲン担ぎ 【ゲンカツギ】 superstition, acting superstitiously (for good luck)
  • 霊験 【レイゲン】 miraculous efficacy, miracle, miraculous virtue

Kun reading compounds

  • 徴 【しるし】 sign, indication, omen
  • 試す 【ためす】 to attempt, to test, to try out
  • 試し 【ためし】 trial, test

Readings

Chinese:
yan4
Korean:
heom

Spanish

  • prueba
  • intento
  • efecto

Portuguese

  • verificação
  • efeito
  • teste

French

  • vérification
  • examen
  • effet
600 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
500 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
475 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
404 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5220 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
355 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
282 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.9 Japanese for Busy People
532 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
541 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
793 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1920 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2306 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1192 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1628 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1999 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44835 Morohashi
1833 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6758 New Nelson (John Haig)
1980 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2134 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
385 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
635 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3463 2001 Kanji
10a8.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-10-8 SKIP code
7833.6 Four corner code
24-19 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9a13 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
Variants:
precipitous, inaccessible place, impregnable position, steep place, sharp eyes
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
707 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 険 【ケン】 steepness, steep place, harsh (look), sharp (tongue)
  • 険悪 【ケンアク】 dangerous, perilous, threatening, stormy, volatile, tense, critical, serious, stern (expression), hostile (attitude), sharp, harsh
  • 損害保険 【ソンガイホケン】 damage insurance
  • 社会保険 【シャカイホケン】 social insurance

Kun reading compounds

  • 険しい 【けわしい】 precipitous, rugged, inaccessible, impregnable, steep, grim, severe, stern
  • 険しい顔 【けわしいかお】 grim face

Readings

Chinese:
xian3
Korean:
heom

Spanish

  • escarpado
  • inaccesible
  • peligroso
  • difícil

Portuguese

  • íngreme
  • lugar inacessível
  • posição inexpugnável
  • lugar escarpado
  • olhos agudos

French

  • à pic
  • escarpé
  • raide
  • lieu inaccessible
  • position imprenable
  • regard aiguisé
770 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
689 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
662 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
616 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5000 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
356 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
988 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1308 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
533 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
542 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
790 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
736 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
658 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
398 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
495 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1688 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41721P Morohashi
542 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6456 New Nelson (John Haig)
1672 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1802 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
731 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3663 2001 Kanji
2d8.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
7823.6 Four corner code
24-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
967a Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
examination, investigate
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
290 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 検閲 【ケンエツ】 censorship, inspection, examination
  • 検疫 【ケンエキ】 quarantine, medical inspection
  • 送検 【ソウケン】 sending the person accused to the prosecutor
  • 最高検 【サイコウケン】 Public Prosecutor's Office

Readings

Chinese:
jian3
Korean:
geom

Spanish

  • examinar
  • investigar
  • analizar

Portuguese

  • examinar
  • investigar

French

  • examen
  • inspection
771 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
690 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
663 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
351 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2304 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
785 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
638 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
531 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
540 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
792 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1101 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1241 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
674 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
898 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1689 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
15065P Morohashi
986 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2752 New Nelson (John Haig)
1673 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1803 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
473 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
752 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1863 2001 Kanji
4a8.28 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-8 SKIP code
4893.6 Four corner code
24-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
691c Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
Variants:
sabre, sword, blade, clock hand
Kun:
つるぎ
On:
ケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1305 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 剣 【ケン】 sword (originally esp. a doubled-edged sword), sabre, saber, blade, bayonet, swordsmanship, stinger, ovipositor, dart
  • 剣士 【ケンシ】 swordsman, swordswoman, fencer
  • 銃剣 【ジュウケン】 bayonet, guns and swords
  • 刀剣 【トウケン】 sword, dagger, knife, bayonet

Kun reading compounds

  • 剣 【けん】 sword (originally esp. a doubled-edged sword), sabre, saber, blade, bayonet, swordsmanship, stinger, ovipositor, dart
  • 剣の山 【つるぎのやま】 mountain (in hell) covered in swords, which are buried so their tips point upward
  • 月の剣 【つきのつるぎ】 new moon, crescent moon
  • 草薙の剣 【くさなぎのつるぎ】 Kusanagi no Tsurugi (alternate name for Ama-no-Murakumo no Tsurugi; the sword of the Imperial regalia), grass-mowing sword

Readings

Chinese:
jian4
Korean:
geom

Spanish

  • sable
  • espada
  • hoja de espada

Portuguese

  • sabre
  • espada
  • lâmina
  • ponteiro de relógio

French

  • sabre
  • épée
  • lame
  • aiguille de montre
1214 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1248 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
696 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1436 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1095 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1151 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
879 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
900 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
791 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
198 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2104 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1096 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1493 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1687 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2076 Morohashi
1672 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
498 New Nelson (John Haig)
1671 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1801 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1310 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2843 2001 Kanji
2f8.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-2 SKIP code
8250.0 Four corner code
23-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5263 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Variants:
frugal, economy, thrifty
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2479 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 倹 【ケン】 economizing, thriftiness, prudence, frugality
  • 倹約 【ケンヤク】 thrift, economy, frugality
  • 恭倹 【キョウケン】 respectfulness and modesty, deference
  • 節倹 【セッケン】 economy, thrift

Kun reading compounds

  • 倹しい 【つましい】 thrifty, frugal, economical

Readings

Chinese:
jian3
Korean:
geom

Spanish

  • humilde
  • sencillo
  • frugal
  • uso útil

Portuguese

  • frugal
  • economia
  • econômico

French

  • austère
  • frugal
  • économe
1213 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1949 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
479 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1620 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1058 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
878 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
899 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1425 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
103 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
130 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
86 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
98 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1690 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
823 Morohashi
116 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
248 New Nelson (John Haig)
1674 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1804 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1302 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2163 2001 Kanji
2a8.27 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-8 SKIP code
2823.6 Four corner code
23-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5039 Unicode hex code