Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
punish, penalty, sentence, punishment
On:
ケイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
864 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 刑 【ケイ】 penalty, sentence, punishment
  • 刑事 【ケイジ】 (police) detective, criminal matter
  • 量刑 【リョウケイ】 judge's sentence, assessment of a case
  • 求刑 【キュウケイ】 recommended sentence, prosecution's demand for punishment

Readings

Japanese names:
おさか、 ぎょう
Chinese:
xing2
Korean:
hyeong

Spanish

  • pena
  • sentencia
  • castigo

Portuguese

  • Punir
  • penalidade
  • sentença
  • punição

French

  • peine
  • sanction
  • condamnation
  • punition
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848 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
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887 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
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1052 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
185 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1024 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
555 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
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686 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1886 Morohashi
830 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
461 New Nelson (John Haig)
679 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
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1061 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3243 2001 Kanji
2f4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-2 SKIP code
1240.0 Four corner code
23-26 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5211 Unicode hex code