Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
second 乛 (乙, ⺄, 乚)
Parts:
Variants:
drought, dry, dessicate, drink up, heaven, emperor
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1453 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 乾電池 【カンデンチ】 dry cell, battery
  • 乾燥 【カンソウ】 dryness, aridity, drying (e.g. clothes), dehydration, desiccation, insipidity
  • 速乾 【ソッカン】 drying quickly
  • 臘乾 【ラカン】 Chinese smoked and salted ham
  • 乾 【ケン】 qian (one of the trigrams of the I Ching: heaven, northwest)
  • 乾位 【ケンイ】 northwest

Kun reading compounds

  • 乾く 【かわく】 to get dry
  • 乾かす 【かわかす】 to dry (clothes, etc.), to desiccate
  • 干す 【ほす】 to air, to dry, to desiccate, to drain (off), to drink up, to deprive of a role, job, etc.
  • 戌亥 【いぬい】 northwest

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gan1, qian2
Korean:
gan, geon

Spanish

  • seco
  • secar
  • secarse
  • desecarse

Portuguese

  • seca
  • dessecar
  • evaporar
  • paraíso
  • imperador

French

  • sécheresse
  • sécher
  • dessécher
  • vider (verre)
  • cieux
  • empereur
1099 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1355 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
784 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1195 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
292 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1411 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1190 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1249 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
904 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
27 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2113 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1101 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1500 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
473 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
204 Morohashi
1679 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
63 New Nelson (John Haig)
463 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
502 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1407 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1556 2001 Kanji
4c7.14 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-3 SKIP code
1-8-4 SKIP code
4841.7 Four corner code
1-20-5 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e7e Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
seasons
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
842 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 季 【キ】 season (in nature, sports, etc.), seasonal word or phrase (in haiku), year
  • 季刊 【キカン】 quarterly (publication)
  • 夏季 【カキ】 summer season
  • 秋季 【シュウキ】 fall season, autumn season

Readings

Japanese names:
すえ、 とし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji4
Korean:
gye

Spanish

  • estación del año

Portuguese

  • estações

French

  • saison
369 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
471 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
448 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
871 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3266 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
641 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
456 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
725 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
465 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
473 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
698 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
461 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3161 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1624 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2210 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
921 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6965 Morohashi
2554 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1292 New Nelson (John Haig)
912 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
978 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
499 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2247 2001 Kanji
5d2.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-3 SKIP code
2-5-2 SKIP code
2040.7 Four corner code
1-21-8 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b63 Unicode hex code