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

Speed

Stroke order

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)
  • 乾坤一擲 【ケンコンイッテキ】 stake all (on something), play for all or nothing, throwing all into a task

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

17 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
parch, dry up
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1819 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 乾燥 【カンソウ】 dryness, aridity, drying (e.g. clothes), dehydration, desiccation, insipidity
  • 焦燥 【ショウソウ】 impatience, uneasiness, irritation, fretfulness

Kun reading compounds

  • 燥ぐ 【はしゃぐ】 to make merry, to frolic, to be in high spirits

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zao4
Korean:
jo

Spanish

  • secar
  • resecar

Portuguese

  • ressecar
  • secar

French

  • dessécher
  • être joyeux
1528 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1565 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2810 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1708 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
722 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1656 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1770 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
903 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1272 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1392 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
745 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1009 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
219 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19467 Morohashi
1087 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3493 New Nelson (John Haig)
215 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
228 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1872 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1164 2001 Kanji
4d13.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-13 SKIP code
1-1-16 SKIP code
9689.4 Four corner code
1-33-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
71e5 Unicode hex code