Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
reap, cut, clip, trim, prune
Kun:
か.る
On:
ガイカイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1738 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 刈除 【ガイジョ】 removal, cut off, mowing
  • 刈除 【ガイジョ】 removal, cut off, mowing

Kun reading compounds

  • 刈る 【かる】 to cut (grass, hair, etc.), to mow, to clip, to trim, to prune, to shear, to reap, to harvest
  • 刈萱 【かるかや】 Themeda triandra var. japonica (variety of kangaroo grass), Cymbopogon tortilis var. goeringii (variety of grass closely related to lemongrass), thatching grass, thatching sedge

Readings

Japanese names:
かっ、 かり
Chinese:
yi4
Korean:
ye

Spanish

  • segar
  • podar
  • cosechar

Portuguese

  • corte
  • acerto
  • aparar

French

  • moissonner
  • faucher
  • tondre
  • tailler
  • couper
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1722 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
666 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1540 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1090 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
50 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1282 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1356 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1612 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
183 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
32 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
16 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
17 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1500 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1859 Morohashi
28 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
452 New Nelson (John Haig)
1488 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1600 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1023 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2943 2001 Kanji
2f2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-2 SKIP code
4200.0 Four corner code
20-2 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5208 Unicode hex code