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

11 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
permit, approve
Kun:
ゆる.すもと
On:
キョ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
720 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 許可 【キョカ】 permission, approval, authorization, license
  • 許容 【キョヨウ】 permission, allowance, acceptance, tolerance, pardon
  • 免許 【メンキョ】 license, licence, permission, permit, certificate
  • 特許 【トッキョ】 patent, special permission, licence (license), concession, franchise, charter, proprietary

Kun reading compounds

  • 許す 【ゆるす】 to permit, to allow, to approve, to consent to, to forgive, to pardon, to excuse, to tolerate, to exempt (someone) from, to remit, to release, to let off, to acknowledge, to admit, to trust, to confide in, to let one's guard down, to give up (points in a game, distance in a race, etc.), to yield
  • 許すまじ 【ゆるすまじ】 unforgivable, inexcusable, unpardonable
  • 下 【もと】 under (guidance, supervision, rules, the law, etc.), under (a flag, the sun, etc.), beneath, with (e.g. one blow), on (the promise, condition, assumption, etc. that ...), in (e.g. the name of), (someone's) side, (someone's) location
  • 胸元 【むなもと】 breast, chest, pit of the stomach, solar plexus, epigastrium
  • 其処許 【そこもと】 that place, there, you

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xu3, hu3
Korean:
heo, ho

Spanish

  • permitir
  • perdonar
  • dejar
  • excusar

Portuguese

  • permitir
  • aprovar

French

  • autorisation
  • permettre
  • seulement
587 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
679 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
650 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
754 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4324 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
657 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
898 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1403 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
737 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
750 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
667 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1664 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1862 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
986 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1337 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
576 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35298 Morohashi
1470 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5569 New Nelson (John Haig)
569 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
611 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
729 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3055 2001 Kanji
7a4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-4 SKIP code
0864.0 Four corner code
1-21-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a31 Unicode hex code