Jisho

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2 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
Variants:
sword, saber, knife
Kun:
かたなそり
On:
トウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N1
1794 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 刀 【カタナ】 sword (esp. Japanese single-edged), katana, scalpel, chisel, burin, graver, knife money (knife-shaped commodity money used in ancient China)
  • 刀剣 【トウケン】 sword, dagger, knife, bayonet
  • 小刀 【コガタナ】 (small) knife, short sword, small sword
  • 太刀 【タチ】 long sword (esp. the tachi, worn on the hip edge down by samurai), large sword, straight single-edged Japanese sword (from the mid-Heian period or earlier), guandao, Chinese glaive

Kun reading compounds

  • 刀 【かたな】 sword (esp. Japanese single-edged), katana, scalpel, chisel, burin, graver, knife money (knife-shaped commodity money used in ancient China)
  • 刀折れ矢尽きて 【かたなおれやつきて】 having exhausted every available means, having broken one's sword and exhausted one's arrows
  • 一刀 【いっとう】 sword, blade, single stroke
  • 返す刀 【かえすかたな】 attacking one opponent then immediately attacking another
  • 剃刀 【かみそり】 razor
  • オッカムの剃刀 【オッカムのかみそり】 Occam's razor, Ockham's razor

Readings

Japanese names:
き、 ち、 と、 わき
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dao1
Korean:
do

Spanish

  • espada

Portuguese

  • espada
  • sabre
  • faca

French

  • épée
  • sabre
  • couteau
289 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
198 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
181 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1494 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
665 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
34 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1088 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
12 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
37 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
37 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
441 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
177 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3642 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1857 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2534 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
84 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1845 Morohashi
2926 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
448 New Nelson (John Haig)
83 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
87 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
81 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3545 2001 Kanji
2f0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-1-1 SKIP code
4-2-1 SKIP code
1722.0 Four corner code
1-37-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5200 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
room, apartment, chamber, greenhouse, cellar
Kun:
むろ
On:
シツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
550 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 室 【シツ】 room, wife (of someone of high rank), scabbard, Chinese "Encampment" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
  • 室長 【シツチョウ】 section chief, laboratory manager, office head, room monitor
  • 同室 【ドウシツ】 same room, sharing a room, occupying the same room
  • 皇室 【コウシツ】 Imperial household

Kun reading compounds

  • 室 【むろ】 greenhouse, icehouse, cellar
  • 室町 【むろまち】 Muromachi (era 1392-1573, or 1333-1573, or 1336-1573)
  • 石室 【せきしつ】 stone hut, rock chamber, tomb, stone burial chamber
  • 氷室 【こおりむろ】 ice house, ice room, cold room

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi4
Korean:
sil

Spanish

  • habitación
  • cuarto
  • caverna
  • guarida
  • gruta

Portuguese

  • quarto
  • apartamento
  • câmara
  • estufa
  • porão

French

  • pièce
  • appartement
  • chambre
  • serre
  • cave
232 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
152 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
136 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
421 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1300 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
278 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
157 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1183 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.5 Japanese for Busy People
166 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
166 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
331 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
477 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2802 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1442 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1943 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
761 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7136 Morohashi
2254 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1327 New Nelson (John Haig)
754 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
816 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
176 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
772 2001 Kanji
3m6.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-6 SKIP code
3010.4 Four corner code
1-28-28 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5ba4 Unicode hex code