Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Variants:
frugal, economy, thrifty
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2479 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 倹 【ケン】 economizing, thriftiness, prudence, frugality
  • 倹約 【ケンヤク】 thrift, economy, frugality
  • 恭倹 【キョウケン】 respectfulness and modesty, deference
  • 節倹 【セッケン】 economy, thrift

Kun reading compounds

  • 倹しい 【つましい】 thrifty, frugal, economical

Readings

Chinese:
jian3
Korean:
geom

Spanish

  • humilde
  • sencillo
  • frugal
  • uso útil

Portuguese

  • frugal
  • economia
  • econômico

French

  • austère
  • frugal
  • économe
1213 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1949 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
479 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1620 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1058 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
878 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
899 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1425 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
103 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
130 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
86 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
98 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1690 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
823 Morohashi
116 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
248 New Nelson (John Haig)
1674 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1804 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1302 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2163 2001 Kanji
2a8.27 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-8 SKIP code
2823.6 Four corner code
23-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5039 Unicode hex code