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

Chinese:
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

12 strokes
Radical:
clothes 衣 (衤)
Parts:
split, rend, tear
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1041 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 裂孔ヘルニア 【レツコウヘルニア】 hiatal hernia, hiatus hernia
  • 裂肉歯 【レツニクシ】 carnassial, carnassial tooth
  • 核分裂 【カクブンレツ】 nuclear fission, karyokinesis (division of a cell nucleus during mitosis or meiosis)
  • 炸裂 【サクレツ】 violent explosion, bursting

Kun reading compounds

  • 裂く 【さく】 to tear, to rip up, to cut up, to cleave, to cut open (esp. the abdomen), to forcibly separate (e.g. two lovers), to spare (time, money, etc.), to use part of something, to have a tattoo in the corner of one's eye
  • 裂ける 【さける】 to split, to tear, to burst, to be separated, to be divided

Readings

Chinese:
lie4, lie3
Korean:
ryeol

Spanish

  • hendidura
  • escisión
  • desgarramiento
  • hender
  • rasgar
  • desgarrar
  • desgarrarse
  • agrietarse

Portuguese

  • partir
  • arrancar
  • lágrimas

French

  • fente
  • déchirer
  • arracher
1930 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1332 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4233 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1277 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1728 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1330 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1413 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1371 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1626 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3331 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1727 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2347 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
821 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34260 Morohashi
2687 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5453 New Nelson (John Haig)
813 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
876 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1581 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3165 2001 Kanji
5e6.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-6 SKIP code
1273.2 Four corner code
1-46-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
88c2 Unicode hex code