Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
legs
Parts:
excuse, dismissal
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1080 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 免 【メン】 dismissal, discharge
  • 免許 【メンキョ】 license, licence, permission, permit, certificate
  • 減免 【ゲンメン】 reduction and exemption (e.g. taxes), mitigation and remission (e.g. in criminal law)
  • 罷免 【ヒメン】 dismissal (from a position), discharge

Kun reading compounds

  • 免れる 【まぬがれる】 to escape (disaster, death, etc.), to be saved from, to be rescued from, to avoid (e.g. punishment), to evade (e.g. responsibility), to avert, to elude, to be exempted from
  • 免れる 【まぬがれる】 to escape (disaster, death, etc.), to be saved from, to be rescued from, to avoid (e.g. punishment), to evade (e.g. responsibility), to avert, to elude, to be exempted from

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mian3, wen4
Korean:
myeon, mun

Spanish

  • excusa
  • permiso
  • abandono
  • escape
  • despido
  • evitar
  • escapar
  • permitir
  • abandonar
  • ser despedido

Portuguese

  • Desculpar
  • demissão

French

  • excuser
  • licenciement
1849 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1084 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
573 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
931 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1076 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
762 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
733 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
746 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
941 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
149 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2565 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1309 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1779 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1991 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1358 Morohashi
2067 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
361 New Nelson (John Haig)
1972 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2126 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1153 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2557 2001 Kanji
2n6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-6 SKIP code
2-6-2 SKIP code
2741.6 Four corner code
1-44-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
514d Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
net 网 (罒, ⺲, 罓, ⺳)
Parts:
guilt, sin, crime, fault, blame, offense
Kun:
つみ
On:
ザイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
732 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 罪 【ザイ】 crime
  • 罪悪 【ザイアク】 crime, sin, vice
  • 謝罪 【シャザイ】 apology
  • 同罪 【ドウザイ】 same crime, being equally guilty, bearing the same amount of responsibility

Kun reading compounds

  • 罪 【つみ】 crime, sin, wrongdoing, indiscretion, penalty, sentence, punishment, fault, responsibility, culpability, thoughtlessness, lack of consideration
  • 罪滅ぼし 【つみほろぼし】 atonement, expiation
  • 無実の罪 【むじつのつみ】 false charge
  • 重い罪 【おもいつみ】 serious crime, grave crime

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zui4
Korean:
joe

Spanish

  • culpabilidad
  • pecado
  • delito
  • crimen
  • defecto
  • culpa

Portuguese

  • culpa
  • pecado
  • crime
  • falta
  • ofensa

French

  • culpabilité
  • péché
  • crime
  • faute
  • responsabilité
  • délit
794 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
713 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
686 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
928 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3643 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
748 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
830 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2006 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
885 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
906 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1047 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1464 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3224 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1673 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2264 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1651 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28293 Morohashi
2610 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4644 New Nelson (John Haig)
1636 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1764 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
775 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3654 2001 Kanji
5g8.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-8 SKIP code
6011.1 Four corner code
1-26-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7f6a Unicode hex code