Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
open country
Parts:
Variants:
circle, yen, round
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
69 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 円 【エン】 yen (Japanese monetary unit), circle
  • 円滑 【エンカツ】 smooth, undisturbed, uninterrupted, harmonious
  • 楕円 【ダエン】 ellipse
  • 同心円 【ドウシンエン】 concentric circles

Kun reading compounds

  • 丸い 【まるい】 round, circular, spherical, curved, smooth, harmonious, calm, peaceful, amiable, amicable
  • 丸 【まる】 circle, entirety, whole, full, complete, money, dough, moola, enclosure inside a castle's walls, soft-shelled turtle, suffix for ship names, suffix for names of people (esp. infants), suffix for names of swords, armour, musical instruments, etc., suffix for names of dogs, horses, etc.
  • 丸い 【まるい】 round, circular, spherical, curved, smooth, harmonious, calm, peaceful, amiable, amicable
  • 黒円 【くろまる】 black spot, black dot, bull's-eye, middle dot, interpunct
  • 円居 【まどい】 small gathering, happy circle
  • 円か 【まどか】 round, tranquil, contentedly at ease
  • 円か 【まどか】 round, tranquil, contentedly at ease
  • 円やか 【まろやか】 round, circular, spherical, mellow (flavour, voice, etc.), mild, smooth

Readings

Japanese names:
つぶら、 のぶ、 まどか、 みつ
Chinese:
yuan2
Korean:
weon

Spanish

  • circular
  • redondo
  • yen

Portuguese

  • círculo
  • iene
  • redondo

French

  • cercle
  • yen
  • rond
48 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
50 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
4 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
2 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
617 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
159 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
20 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
78 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.12 Japanese for Busy People
13 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
13 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
14 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
159 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3673 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1875 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2555 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
185 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1513 Morohashi
2955 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
385 New Nelson (John Haig)
1811 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1952 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
260 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
25 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3645 2001 Kanji
2r2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-2 SKIP code
7722.0 Four corner code
1-17-63 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5186 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
slippery, slide, slip, fail exam
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1238 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 滑落 【カツラク】 slipping down, avalanche
  • 滑液 【カツエキ】 synovial fluid
  • 平滑 【ヘイカツ】 smooth, even, level, flat
  • 粘滑 【ネンカツ】 mucilaginous, demulcent

Kun reading compounds

  • 滑る 【すべる】 to glide, to slide (e.g. on skis), to slip, to fail (an examination), to bomb (when telling a joke), to drop, to go down, to come down, to fall (e.g. in status)
  • 滑らか 【なめらか】 smooth (of a surface), glassy, velvety, soft, smooth (of an action, proceedings, etc.), fluent (speech), fluid, trouble-free, continuously differentiable

Readings

Japanese names:
かり、 なめり
Chinese:
hua2, gu3
Korean:
hwal, gol

Spanish

  • deslizar
  • resbalar
  • deslizarse
  • resbalarse
  • suavidad

Portuguese

  • Escorregadio
  • deslizar
  • escorregar
  • falhar

French

  • glisser
  • glissant
  • rater
1088 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1468 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2663 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1512 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1490 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1857 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1267 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1341 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1392 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1229 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
809 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
472 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
603 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1298 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18032 Morohashi
658 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3282 New Nelson (John Haig)
1289 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1384 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1638 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
346 2001 Kanji
3a10.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-10 SKIP code
3712.7 Four corner code
1-19-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6ed1 Unicode hex code