Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
greatness, excellence
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1926 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 傑 【ケツ】 the top (e.g. top ten), the best
  • 傑人 【ケツジン】 outstanding person
  • 豪傑 【ゴウケツ】 hero, great man
  • 英傑 【エイケツ】 great man, hero, master mind

Kun reading compounds

  • 優れる 【すぐれる】 to surpass, to outstrip, to excel

Readings

Japanese names:
すぐ、 たけ、 まさ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jie2
Korean:
geol

Spanish

  • grandeza
  • excelencia
  • excelente

Portuguese

  • grandeza
  • excelência

French

  • grandeur
  • excellence
1211 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1601 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
517 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1208 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1063 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1827 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1731 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1849 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1431 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
127 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
175 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
115 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
133 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1008 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
955 Morohashi
155 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
293 New Nelson (John Haig)
999 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1074 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1606 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2164 2001 Kanji
2a11.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-11 SKIP code
2529.4 Four corner code
1-23-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5091 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
make, production, prepare, build
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
103 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 作 【サク】 work (e.g. of art), production, harvest, cultivation, farming, crop, yield, technique
  • 作柄 【サクガラ】 crop conditions, quality (of art)
  • 大作 【タイサク】 large-scale work, voluminous work, monumental work, great work, masterpiece
  • 遺作 【イサク】 posthumous works
  • 作 【サク】 work (e.g. of art), production, harvest, cultivation, farming, crop, yield, technique
  • 作業 【サギョウ】 work, operation, manufacturing, fatigue duty
  • 所作 【ショサ】 conduct, behaviour, movements, gesture, one's carriage, performance (on stage, etc.), dance, acting, dance (in kabuki), dance play
  • 安定操作 【アンテイソウサ】 stabilizing (stock) transaction

Kun reading compounds

  • 作る 【つくる】 to make, to produce, to manufacture, to build, to construct, to prepare (food), to brew (alcohol), to raise, to grow, to cultivate, to train, to till, to draw up (a document), to make out, to prepare, to write, to create (an artistic work, etc.), to compose, to coin (a phrase), to organize, to organise, to establish, to found, to have (a child), to make up (one's face, etc.), to fabricate (an excuse, etc.), to give a (false) appearance, to feign (a smile, etc.), to put on a show of emotion, to form (a line, etc.), to set (a record), to commit (a sin, etc.)
  • 作り 【つくり】 making, producing, manufacturing, building, construction, make, structure, appearance (attire, make-up, etc.), build, physique, sashimi, forced (smile, etc.)
  • 作り上げる 【つくりあげる】 to build up, to complete, to construct, to create, to put together, to make up, to fabricate, to invent, to cook up

Readings

Japanese names:
くり、 さか、 さっ、 づくり、 とも、 なお、 はぎ、 まさか
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zuo1, zuo4, zuo2
Korean:
jag, ja, ju

Spanish

  • hacer
  • construir
  • fabricar
  • conducta
  • comportamiento
  • crear

Portuguese

  • fazer
  • produção
  • preparar
  • construção

French

  • fabriquer
  • produire
  • construire
  • préparer
82 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
141 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
127 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
99 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
407 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
147 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
116 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
362 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.4 Japanese for Busy People
360 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
361 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
137 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
75 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
77 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
49 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
52 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1151 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
518 Morohashi
68 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
167 New Nelson (John Haig)
1142 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1224 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
120 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
144 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2154 2001 Kanji
2a5.10 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-5 SKIP code
2821.1 Four corner code
1-26-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f5c Unicode hex code