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】 a critical biography
  • 転手 【テンジュ】 tuning peg (of a shamisen, etc.)
  • 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
37-33 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f1d Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
say
Parts:
write
Kun:
か.く-が.き-がき
On:
ショ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
169 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 書 【ショ】 book, document, calligraphy (esp. Chinese), penmanship, handwriting, letter, note
  • 書院 【ショイン】 drawing room, study, publishing house, writing alcove
  • 投書 【トウショ】 letter (e.g. of complaint), letter to the editor, letter from a reader, contribution (to a newspaper, magazine, etc.)
  • 議定書 【ギテイショ】 protocol

Kun reading compounds

  • 書く 【かく】 to write, to compose, to pen, to draw, to paint

Readings

Japanese names:
かき
Chinese:
shu1
Korean:
seo

Spanish

  • escritura
  • escrito
  • escribir

Portuguese

  • escrever

French

  • écrire
92 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
159 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
142 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
130 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3719 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
70 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
58 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1216 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
131 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
131 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
181 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
998 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3292 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1703 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2314 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
333 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14294 Morohashi
2658 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2463 New Nelson (John Haig)
327 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
349 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
121 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
197 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1678 2001 Kanji
4c6.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-4 SKIP code
5060.1 Four corner code
29-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
66f8 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
bird
Parts:
pigeon, dove
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
1637 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 鳩首 【キュウシュ】 going into a huddle
  • 糾合 【キュウゴウ】 rally, muster
  • 斑鳩 【イカル】 Japanese grosbeak (Eophona personata)
  • 鶚 【ミサゴ】 osprey (Pandion haliaetus), fish hawk
  • 鳩槃荼 【クバンダ】 Kumbhanda, demon with large testicles believed to drain people of their vitality

Kun reading compounds

  • 鳩 【はと】 pigeon, dove
  • 鳩が豆鉄砲を食ったよう 【はとがまめでっぽうをくったよう】 like a pigeon who's been shot by a peashooter (i.e. wide-eyed in shock)
  • レース鳩 【レースはと】 racing pigeon, homing pigeon
  • 白鳩 【しろはと】 dove

Readings

Japanese names:
やす
Chinese:
jiu1
Korean:
gu

Spanish

  • paloma

Portuguese

French

  • pigeon
  • colombe
5342 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1825 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2273 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
184 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
120 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
141 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1965 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
46648 Morohashi
163 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6936 New Nelson (John Haig)
1946 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2096 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
11b2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-11 SKIP code
4702.7 Four corner code
40-23 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9ce9 Unicode hex code