Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
open country
Parts:
Variants:
tome, counter for books, volume
Kun:
ふみ
On:
サツサク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
1313 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 冊 【サツ】 counter for books, volume
  • 分冊 【ブンサツ】 separate volume, fascicle, fascicule
  • 別冊 【ベッサツ】 separate volume, extra issue, supplement, additional volume, supplementary volume
  • 冊 【サク】 imperial edict to confer nobility titles (in ancient China)
  • 冊封 【サクホウ】 bestowing peerage by imperial edict (in ancient China), document bestowing peerage

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ce4
Korean:
chaeg

Spanish

  • tomo
  • volumen
  • contador para libros

Portuguese

  • tome
  • sufixo para contagem de para livros
  • volume

French

  • tome
  • volume
  • compteur de livres
884 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
874 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1184 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
88 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
956 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
346 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
190 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1158 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1213 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1312 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
161 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4295 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2171 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2925 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1843 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1515 Morohashi
3483 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
389 New Nelson (John Haig)
1826 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1967 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
835 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3647 2001 Kanji
0a5.42 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-1 SKIP code
7744.0 Four corner code
1-26-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
518a Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
thumb, inch
Parts:
seal, closing
On:
フウホウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1143 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 封 【フウ】 seal
  • 封筒 【フウトウ】 envelope
  • 同封 【ドウフウ】 enclosing (e.g. with a letter)
  • 未開封 【ミカイフウ】 unopened, with an unbroken seal
  • 封建 【ホウケン】 feudalistic
  • 封建的 【ホウケンテキ】 feudal, feudalistic
  • 移封 【イホウ】 forced relocation of a daimyo to a different domain by the Edo shogunate
  • 旧封 【キュウホウ】 former fief

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
feng1
Korean:
bong

Spanish

  • sello
  • feudo
  • prevenir
  • sellar
  • cerrar

Portuguese

  • carimbo
  • fechamento

French

  • sceller
  • fermeture
1762 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1039 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1349 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1124 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
477 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
885 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1463 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1558 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
372 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
504 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1639 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
865 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1182 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
158 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7426 Morohashi
1287 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1376 New Nelson (John Haig)
156 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
168 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1246 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1448 2001 Kanji
3b6.13 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-3 SKIP code
4410.0 Four corner code
1-41-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c01 Unicode hex code

使

8 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
use, send on a mission, order, messenger, envoy, ambassador, cause
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
219 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 使 【シ】 messenger, police and judicial chief (Heian and Kamakura periods), klesha (polluting thoughts such as greed, hatred and delusion, which result in suffering)
  • 使用 【シヨウ】 use, application, employment, utilization, utilisation
  • 行使 【コウシ】 use, exercise (of one's right, authority, power, etc.)
  • 酷使 【コクシ】 exploitation, overuse, abuse

Kun reading compounds

  • 使う 【つかう】 to use (a tool, method, etc.), to make use of, to put to use, to use (a person, animal, puppet, etc.), to employ, to handle, to manage, to manipulate, to use (time, money, etc.), to spend, to consume, to use (language), to speak
  • 使い 【つかい】 errand, mission, going as envoy, messenger, bearer, errand boy, errand girl, familiar spirit, use, usage, user, trainer, tamer, charmer
  • 使い道 【つかいみち】 purpose, utility, objective, way to use something
  • 春の使い 【はるのつかい】 Japanese bush warbler, messenger of spring

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi3, shi4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • usar
  • manejar
  • emplear

Portuguese

  • Uso
  • usar

French

  • utiliser
224 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
303 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
287 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
226 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
432 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
210 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
117 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
556 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
331 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
331 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
199 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
89 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
100 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
68 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
72 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
999 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
573 Morohashi
90 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
196 New Nelson (John Haig)
990 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1065 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
239 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
298 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2166 2001 Kanji
2a6.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-6 SKIP code
2520.6 Four corner code
1-27-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f7f Unicode hex code