Jisho

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2 strokes
Radical:
one
Parts:
Variants:
seven
Kun:
なななな.つなの
On:
シチ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
115 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 七 【シチ】 seven, hepta-
  • 7月 【シチガツ】 July, seventh month of the lunar calendar
  • セシウム137 【セシウムヒャクサンジュウシチ】 cesium 137 (Cs-137), caesium 137
  • 属七 【ゾクシチ】 dominant seventh (chord)

Kun reading compounds

  • 七 【しち】 seven, hepta-
  • 7月 【しちがつ】 July, seventh month of the lunar calendar
  • 七つ 【ななつ】 seven, seven years of age, four o'clock (old time system)
  • 七帯アルマジロ 【ななつおびアルマジロ】 seven-banded armadillo (Dasypus septemcinctus)
  • 七日 【なのか】 seventh day of the month, seven days

Readings

Japanese names:
し、 しっ、 な、 ひち
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qi1
Korean:
chil

Spanish

  • siete
  • 7

Portuguese

  • Sete

French

  • sept
7 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
7 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
30 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
44 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
261 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
9 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
2 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
17 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
9 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
9 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
7 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
2 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4169 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2109 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2854 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
7 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6 Morohashi
3362 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3 New Nelson (John Haig)
7 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
7 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
147 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
3 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1456 2001 Kanji
0a2.13 The Kanji Dictionary
4-2-2 SKIP code
4-2-4 SKIP code
4071.0 Four corner code
1-28-23 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e03 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
bow
Parts:
bowstring, chord, hypotenuse
Kun:
つる
On:
ゲン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1773 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 弦 【ゲン】 bowstring, string (of a shamisen, etc.), stringed instrument, chord, hypotenuse
  • 弦楽 【ゲンガク】 music for strings, string music
  • 三絃 【サンゲン】 shamisen, samisen, sanxian (Chinese lute), three string instruments (in gagaku; biwa, wagon and sou), three-stringed instrument
  • 移弦 【イゲン】 string-crossing (violin, cello, etc.)

Kun reading compounds

  • 弦 【つる】 bowstring, string (of shamisen, guitar, violin, etc.), bail (arched pot handle), diagonal levelling wire across the top of a masu
  • 弦音 【つるおと】 sound of vibrating bowstring

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xian2
Korean:
hyeon

Spanish

  • cuerda (arco
  • instrumento musical)
  • media luna
  • hipotenusa

Portuguese

  • Corda (arco
  • violão)
  • corda
  • hipotenusa

French

  • corde d'arc
  • corde
  • hypoténuse
1228 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1617 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1568 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1624 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1270 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1345 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1226 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1290 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1446 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
608 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
343 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
213 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
257 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1398 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9754 Morohashi
287 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1688 New Nelson (John Haig)
1386 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1487 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1169 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3571 2001 Kanji
3h5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
1023.2 Four corner code
1-24-25 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f26 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
jade (king) 玉 (王)
Parts:
Variants:
harp, koto
Kun:
こと
On:
キンゴン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1591 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 琴 【キン】 qin (7-stringed Chinese zither), guqin
  • 琴曲 【キンキョク】 koto music
  • 奚琴 【ケイキン】 xiqin (2-stringed Chinese musical instrument)
  • 携琴 【ケイキン】 sihu (4-stringed Chinese musical instrument played with a bow)
  • 和琴 【ワゴン】 wagon, yamatogoto, six-stringed native Japanese zither

Kun reading compounds

  • 琴 【こと】 koto (13-stringed Japanese zither), stringed instrument, zheng (Chinese zither), guzheng
  • 琴座 【ことざ】 Lyra (constellation), the Lyre
  • 箏の琴 【そうのこと】 koto
  • 琵琶の琴 【びわのこと】 biwa (4 or 5-stringed Oriental lute)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qin2
Korean:
geum

Spanish

  • koto
  • arpa japonesa

Portuguese

  • harpa
  • koto (mus.)

French

  • koto
  • harpe
1178 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1486 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2949 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1393 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1536 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1778 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1251 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1319 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1906 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1322 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3455 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1778 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2422 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1605 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21079 Morohashi
2781 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3654 New Nelson (John Haig)
1591 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1717 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1566 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3160 2001 Kanji
4f8.11 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-4 SKIP code
1120.7 Four corner code
1-22-55 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7434 Unicode hex code