Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
plane, sharpen, whittle, pare, shave
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
814 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 削 【サク】 plane, sharpen, whittle, pare, shave (leather), scrape off, crossout, reduce, curtail
  • 削除 【サクジョ】 deletion, elimination, erasure, striking out
  • 添削 【テンサク】 correction, looking over, touching up
  • 掘削 【クッサク】 digging out, excavation

Kun reading compounds

  • 削る 【けずる】 to shave (wood, leather, etc.), to sharpen (e.g. pencil), to plane, to whittle, to pare, to scrape off, to erode, to cut down (budget, expenses, staff, time, etc.), to curtail, to reduce, to delete, to erase, to remove, to cross out, to strike out
  • 削る 【はつる】 to shave off (esp. concrete), to take a percentage, to take a cut
  • 削ぐ 【そぐ】 to chip (off), to shave (off), to slice (off), to sharpen, to dampen (e.g. enthusiasm), to discourage, to weaken, to reduce

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xue1, xiao1, xue4
Korean:
sag

Spanish

  • cepillo
  • cepillar
  • tallar
  • modelar

Portuguese

  • Avião
  • afiar
  • descascar
  • aparar

French

  • raboter
  • tailler
  • affiler
  • réduire
  • parer
  • supprimer
1298 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1453 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
690 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1164 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1092 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1611 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1718 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1320 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
195 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1837 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
972 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1316 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
119 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2000X Morohashi
1448 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
488 New Nelson (John Haig)
118 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
124 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1233 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1043 2001 Kanji
2f7.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-2 SKIP code
9220.0 Four corner code
1-26-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
524a Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
come off, peel, fade, discolor
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
2383 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 剥奪 【ハクダツ】 stripping (of rights, office, etc.), deprivation, forfeit, revocation, divestiture
  • 剥製 【ハクセイ】 stuffing, mounting, stuffed animal
  • 落剥 【ラクハク】 peeling off, coming off

Kun reading compounds

  • 剥ぐ 【はぐ】 to tear off, to peel off, to rip off, to strip off, to skin, to flay, to bark, to strip of (clothes, rank, etc.), to deprive of, to divest of
  • 剥る 【へずる】 to pilfer, to steal a portion
  • 剥く 【むく】 to peel, to skin, to pare, to hull, to strip, to bare (teeth, fangs), to open wide (eyes)
  • 剥れる 【むくれる】 to become angry or sullen, to take offense, to be miffed, to come unstuck from, to peel off, to come off, to be taken off
  • 剥ける 【むける】 to peel off, to come off, to be taken off
  • 剥がれる 【はがれる】 to come unstuck from, to peel off, to come off
  • 剥ぐ 【はぐ】 to tear off, to peel off, to rip off, to strip off, to skin, to flay, to bark, to strip of (clothes, rank, etc.), to deprive of, to divest of
  • 剥げる 【はげる】 to peel off, to come off, to flake off, to be worn off, to fade, to discolor, to discolour
  • 剥がす 【はがす】 to tear off, to peel off, to rip off, to strip off, to skin, to flay, to disrobe, to deprive of, to detach, to disconnect

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bo1, bao1
Korean:
bag

Spanish

Portuguese

French

695 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1427 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1719 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2106 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
496 New Nelson (John Haig)
2145 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1227 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2f8.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-2 SKIP code
2210.0 Four corner code
1-39-77 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5265 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
make, production, prepare, build
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
103 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 作 【サク】 work (e.g. of art), production, harvest, cultivation, farming, crop, yield, technique
  • 作文 【サクブン】 writing (an essay, prose, etc.), composition, formal writing with little real meaning
  • 製作 【セイサク】 manufacture, production
  • 制作 【セイサク】 work (film, book), production, creation, turning (something) out, development
  • 作 【サク】 work (e.g. of art), production, harvest, cultivation, farming, crop, yield, technique
  • 作文 【サクブン】 writing (an essay, prose, etc.), composition, formal writing with little real meaning
  • 操作 【ソウサ】 operation, management, handling, manipulating (to one's benefit), manipulation, influencing
  • 動作 【ドウサ】 movement (of the body), action, motion, gesture, bearing, carriage, behaviour, behavior, demeanour, demeanor, operation (of a machine, software, etc.), running, working, functioning

Kun reading compounds

  • 作る 【つくる】 to make, to produce, to manufacture, to build, to construct, to prepare (food), to brew (alcohol), to raise, to grow, to cultivate, to train, to till, to draw up (a document), to make out, to prepare, to write, to create (an artistic work, etc.), to compose, to coin (a phrase), to organize, to organise, to establish, to found, to have (a child), to make up (one's face, etc.), to fabricate (an excuse, etc.), to give a (false) appearance, to feign (a smile, etc.), to put on a show of emotion, to form (a line, etc.), to set (a record), to commit (a sin, etc.)
  • 作り 【つくり】 making, producing, manufacturing, building, construction, make, structure, appearance (attire, make-up, etc.), build, physique, sashimi, forced (smile, etc.)
  • 作り上げる 【つくりあげる】 to build up, to complete, to construct, to create, to put together, to make up, to fabricate, to invent, to cook up

Readings

Japanese names:
くり、 さか、 さっ、 づくり、 とも、 なお、 はぎ、 まさか
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zuo1, zuo4, zuo2
Korean:
jag, ja, ju

Spanish

  • hacer
  • construir
  • fabricar
  • conducta
  • comportamiento
  • crear

Portuguese

  • fazer
  • produção
  • preparar
  • construção

French

  • fabriquer
  • produire
  • construire
  • préparer
82 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
141 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
127 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
99 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
407 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
147 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
116 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
362 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.4 Japanese for Busy People
360 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
361 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
137 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
75 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
77 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
49 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
52 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1151 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
518 Morohashi
68 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
167 New Nelson (John Haig)
1142 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1224 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
120 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
144 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2154 2001 Kanji
2a5.10 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-5 SKIP code
2821.1 Four corner code
1-26-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f5c Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
use 用 (甩)
Parts:
utilize, business, service, use, employ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
107 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 用 【ヨウ】 business, task, errand, engagement, use, purpose, for the use of ..., used for ..., made for ..., call of nature, excretion
  • 用意 【ヨウイ】 preparation, arrangements, provision, getting ready, laying out (e.g. a meal)
  • 利用 【リヨウ】 use, utilization, utilisation, application
  • 使用 【シヨウ】 use, application, employment, utilization, utilisation

Kun reading compounds

  • 用いる 【もちいる】 to use, to make use of, to utilize, to utilise

Readings

Japanese names:
たから
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yong4
Korean:
yong

Spanish

  • uso
  • empleo
  • trabajo
  • usar
  • hacer uso de

Portuguese

  • utilizar
  • negócios
  • serviço
  • usar
  • empregar

French

  • se servir de
  • affaires
  • service
  • utiliser
  • employer
146 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
235 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
215 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
102 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2993 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
110 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
219 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
193 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.19 Japanese for Busy People
107 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
107 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
308 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1329 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3694 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1889 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2569 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1189 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21703 Morohashi
2976 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3721 New Nelson (John Haig)
1181 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1265 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
177 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
116 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3653 2001 Kanji
2r3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-3 SKIP code
4-5-1 SKIP code
7722.0 Four corner code
1-45-49 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7528 Unicode hex code