Jisho

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3 strokes
Radical:
one
Parts:
Variants:
three
Kun:
み.つみっ.つ
On:
サンゾウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
14 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 三 【サン】 three, tri-
  • 三 【サン】 three
  • 十三 【ジュウサン】 thirteen, 13, king (playing card)
  • 七三 【シチサン】 7 or 3 ratio, hair parted on one side
  • 四三 【シソウ】 one four-of-a-kind and one three-of-a-kind in a dealt hand, three and a four (in dice games)

Kun reading compounds

  • 三 【さん】 three, tri-
  • 三十日 【みそか】 last day of the month
  • 三つ 【みっつ】 three, three years of age
  • 三つ折り 【みつおり】 threefold, folded in three
  • 三つ 【みっつ】 three, three years of age
  • 3つの密 【みっつのみつ】 three Cs, three conditions that facilitate the transmission of infectious diseases (closed spaces, crowds, and close contact)

Readings

Japanese names:
か、 さ、 さい、 さえ、 さぶ、 ざ、 ざえ、 ざぶ、 そう、 ぞ、 ただ、 みつ、 みん、 も、 や
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
san1
Korean:
sam

Spanish

  • tres
  • 3

Portuguese

  • três

French

  • trois
3 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
3 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
23 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
10 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
8 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
3 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
4 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
22 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
4 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
4 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
5 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2423 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1225 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1689 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
3 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12 Morohashi
1924 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
8 New Nelson (John Haig)
3 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
3 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
21 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
10 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3072 2001 Kanji
0a3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-2 SKIP code
1010.1 Four corner code
1-27-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e09 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
fold, break, fracture, bend, yield, submit
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
962 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 曲折 【キョクセツ】 windings, meanderings, complications, twists and turns
  • 屈折 【クッセツ】 bending, curving, twisting, turning, winding, warping (of feelings, logic, etc.), distortion, twisting, refraction, inflection
  • 折伏 【シャクブク】 preaching down, breaking down somebody's false beliefs through confrontation (in order to convert them to the right faith)

Kun reading compounds

  • 折る 【おる】 to break, to fracture, to break off, to snap off, to pick (e.g. flowers), to fold, to bend, to make (origami), to interrupt, to end
  • 折 【おり】 opportunity, chance, occasion, time, folding, fold, pleat, crease, small food box (wooden or cardboard), folding in ... (two, three, etc.), counter for folded items, counter for items (esp. food) packed in an oribako
  • 折り合い 【おりあい】 agreement (e.g. business, dispute), understanding, compromise, settlement, mutual relations (between family members, coworkers, etc.)
  • 折々 【おりおり】 occasionally, now and then, from time to time
  • 指折り 【ゆびおり】 leading, prominent, eminent, foremost, distinguished, counting on one's fingers
  • 折 【おり】 opportunity, chance, occasion, time, folding, fold, pleat, crease, small food box (wooden or cardboard), folding in ... (two, three, etc.), counter for folded items, counter for items (esp. food) packed in an oribako
  • 折り合い 【おりあい】 agreement (e.g. business, dispute), understanding, compromise, settlement, mutual relations (between family members, coworkers, etc.)
  • 折々 【おりおり】 occasionally, now and then, from time to time
  • 指折り 【ゆびおり】 leading, prominent, eminent, foremost, distinguished, counting on one's fingers
  • 折れる 【おれる】 to break, to be broken, to snap, to fracture, to be folded, to give in, to back down, to yield, to submit, to turn (a corner)

Readings

Japanese names:
せき
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhe2, she2, zhe1
Korean:
jeol, je

Spanish

  • plegar
  • doblar
  • romper
  • dividir
  • en ese tiempo
  • quebrar

Portuguese

  • dobrar
  • quebrar
  • fraturar
  • curvar
  • produto
  • submeter

French

  • plier
  • casser
  • fracture
  • courber
  • céder
  • soumettre
  • tourner (coin)
651 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
551 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
522 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
830 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1855 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
585 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
560 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
385 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1394 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1483 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
772 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
860 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
297 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
189 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
225 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1139 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11890 Morohashi
253 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2094 New Nelson (John Haig)
1130 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1211 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
485 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1354 2001 Kanji
3c4.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
5202.1 Four corner code
1-32-62 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6298 Unicode hex code