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

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 削 【サク】 plane, sharpen, whittle, pare, shave (leather), scrape off, crossout, reduce, curtail
  • 削減 【サクゲン】 cut, reduction, curtailment
  • 掘削 【クッサク】 digging out, excavation
  • 開削 【カイサク】 excavation, cutting, digging

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

5 strokes
Radical:
private
Parts:
Variants:
gone, past, quit, leave, elapse, eliminate, divorce
Kun:
さ.る-さ.る
On:
キョ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
440 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 去年 【キョネン】 last year
  • 去就 【キョシュウ】 leaving or staying, (one's) course of action, (one's) position, (one's) attitude
  • 消去 【ショウキョ】 elimination, erasure, clearing, dissipating, melting away, elimination (of variables)
  • 国外退去 【コクガイタイキョ】 deportation
  • 去年 【キョネン】 last year
  • 大過去 【ダイカコ】 past perfect tense, pluperfect
  • 不定過去 【フテイカコ】 aorist tense (Greek), past-perfective tense

Kun reading compounds

  • 去る 【さる】 to leave, to go away, to pass, to elapse, to be distant, to send away, to drive off, to divorce, to (do) completely, last ... (e.g. "last April")
  • 去る者追わず 【さるものおわず】 do not chase the one who leaves

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qu4
Korean:
geo

Spanish

  • pasado
  • ido
  • dejar
  • abandonar
  • partir

Portuguese

  • foi
  • passado
  • deixar
  • passar
  • eliminar
  • divórcio

French

  • parti
  • passé
  • quitter
  • s'écouler
  • éliminer
  • divorce
189 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
276 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
258 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
618 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1051 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
475 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
133 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
266 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.8 Japanese for Busy People
414 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
420 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
309 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
261 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2678 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1364 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1850 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
757 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3070 Morohashi
2156 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
665 New Nelson (John Haig)
750 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
812 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
496 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
247 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1471 2001 Kanji
3b2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-2 SKIP code
4073.1 Four corner code
1-21-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53bb Unicode hex code