Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Variants:
transmit, go along, walk along, follow, report, communicate, legend, tradition
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
416 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 伝 【デン】 legend, tradition, biography, life, method, way, horseback transportation and communication relay system used in ancient Japan
  • 伝記 【デンキ】 biography, life story
  • 駅伝 【エキデン】 long-distance relay race, stagecoach, post horse
  • 評伝 【ヒョウデン】 critical biography
  • 転手 【テンジュ】 tuning peg (on a biwa or shamisen)
  • 伝達コスト 【テンタツコスト】 transmission cost

Kun reading compounds

  • 伝わる 【つたわる】 to be handed down, to be introduced, to be transmitted, to be circulated, to go along, to walk along
  • 伝える 【つたえる】 to convey, to report, to transmit, to communicate, to tell, to impart, to propagate, to teach, to bequeath
  • 伝う 【つたう】 to go along, to walk along, to follow
  • 伝 【つて】 means of making contact, intermediary, go-between, connections, influence, pull, good offices
  • 伝言 【つてこと】 verbal message, word (from someone), rumour, rumor
  • 風のつて 【かぜのつて】 hearsay, rumor, grapevine

Readings

Japanese names:
つたえ
Chinese:
yun2
Korean:
jeon

Spanish

  • transmitir
  • tradición
  • ser transmitido
  • comunicar
  • seguir

Portuguese

  • transmitir
  • progredir
  • andar ao longo
  • seguir
  • relatório
  • comunicar
  • lenda
  • tradição

French

  • transmettre
  • côtoyer
  • suivre
  • rapporter
  • communiquer
  • légende
  • tradition
681 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
580 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
553 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
494 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
379 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
554 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
308 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
359 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.3 Japanese for Busy People
434 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
440 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
278 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
68 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
48 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
28 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
29 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
972 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
462P Morohashi
44 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
141 New Nelson (John Haig)
963 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1036 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
331 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
470 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2171 2001 Kanji
2a4.14 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-4 SKIP code
2123.1 Four corner code
1-37-33 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f1d Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
acquiesce, hear, listen to, be informed, receive
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
775 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 承 【ショウ】 second line of a four-line Chinese poem
  • 承諾 【ショウダク】 consent, approval, acceptance, agreement, compliance
  • 伝承 【デンショウ】 handing down (information), legend, tradition, folklore, transmission
  • 永承 【エイショウ】 Eishō era (1046.4.14-1053.1.11)
  • 承安 【ショウアン】 Shōan era (1171.4.21-1175.7.28), Jōan era
  • 承応 【ショウオウ】 Shōō era (1652.9.18-1655.4.13), Jōō era

Kun reading compounds

  • 承る 【うけたまわる】 to hear, to be told, to know, to receive (order), to undertake, to comply, to take (a reservation, etc.)
  • 受ける 【うける】 to receive, to get, to catch (e.g. a ball), to be struck by (wind, waves, sunlight, etc.), to sustain (damage), to incur (a loss), to suffer (an injury), to feel (influence), to undergo (e.g. surgery), to take (a test), to accept (a challenge), to be given (e.g. life, talent), to find funny, to find humorous, to be amused (by), to follow, to succeed, to be descended from, to face (south, etc.), to be modified by, to obtain (a pawned item, etc.) by paying a fee, to be well-received, to become popular, to go down well

Readings

Japanese names:
つぐ、 こと、 すけ、 つぎ、 よし、 うけ
Chinese:
cheng2
Korean:
seung

Spanish

  • conceder
  • heredar
  • escuchar
  • ser informado

Portuguese

  • aquiescer
  • escutar
  • ser informado
  • receber

French

  • consentir
  • entendre
  • écouter
  • être informé
  • recevoir
639 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
736 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
713 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
861 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
197 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
854 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
557 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
760 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
942 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
972 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
819 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
848 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
16 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
7 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
7 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1919 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11852 Morohashi
16 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2088 New Nelson (John Haig)
1901 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2050 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
688 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3547 2001 Kanji
0a7.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-1-7 SKIP code
4-7-1 SKIP code
4-8-1 SKIP code
1-1-6 SKIP code
1723.2 Four corner code
1-30-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
627f Unicode hex code