Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
ice
Parts:
Variants:
be clear, serene, cold, skilful
Kun:
さ.えるこお.るひ.える
On:
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
2341 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 冴寒 【ゴカン】 extreme cold

Kun reading compounds

  • 冴える 【さえる】 to be clear (of a sight, sound, colour, etc.), to be bright, to be vivid, to be crisp, to be clear-headed, to be alert, to be on the ball, to be wide awake, to look upbeat, to be perky, to be cheerful, to master (a skill), to excel at, to cleanly execute, to be satisfying, to become frigid, to become intensely cold

Readings

Japanese names:
さえ、 さえる
Chinese:
hu4
Korean:
ho

Spanish

  • congelarse bruscamente

Portuguese

French

635 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
348 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2023 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
87 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
56 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
60 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1615 Morohashi
79 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
417 New Nelson (John Haig)
2134 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2261 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2b5.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-5 SKIP code
3114.0 Four corner code
26-67 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
51b4 Unicode hex code

7 strokes (also 6)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
return, answer, fade, repay
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
685 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 返済 【ヘンサイ】 repayment, reimbursement, refund, redemption
  • 返還 【ヘンカン】 return, restoration
  • 代返 【ダイヘン】 answer a roll call for another
  • 往返 【オウヘン】 round trip

Kun reading compounds

  • 返す 【かえす】 to return (something), to restore, to put back, to turn over, to turn upside down, to overturn, to pay back, to retaliate, to reciprocate, to respond (with), to retort, to reply, to say back, to do ... back (e.g. speak back, throw back), to do again, to do repeatedly
  • 返す返す 【かえすがえす】 repeatedly, to a tremendous extent
  • 返る 【かえる】 to return, to come back, to go back, to turn over, to become extremely, to become completely

Readings

Chinese:
fan3
Korean:
ban

Spanish

  • regresar
  • devolver

Portuguese

  • retornar
  • responder
  • desvanecer
  • pagar

French

  • rendre
  • répondre
  • s'estomper
  • rembourser
316 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
412 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
389 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
586 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4670 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
307 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
950 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
3.11 Japanese for Busy People
442 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
448 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
184 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
681 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3797 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1940 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2633 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
733 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38758P Morohashi
3060 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6020 New Nelson (John Haig)
725 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
782 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
477 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
289 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3367 2001 Kanji
2q4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-4 SKIP code
3130.4 Four corner code
42-54 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8fd4 Unicode hex code