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

15 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
Variants:
utensil, vessel, receptacle, implement, instrument, ability, container, tool, set
Kun:
うつわ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
525 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 器 【キ】 device, instrument, vessel, container, ability, capacity, calibre, caliber
  • 機械 【キカイ】 machine, mechanism, instrument, appliance, apparatus
  • 呼吸器 【コキュウキ】 respiratory organs
  • 化学兵器 【カガクヘイキ】 chemical weapon

Kun reading compounds

  • 器 【うつわ】 bowl, vessel, container, ability, capacity, calibre, caliber
  • 器物 【きぶつ】 container, receptacle, utensil, implement, furniture, calibre, talent, ability, personal property
  • 横綱の器 【よこづなのうつわ】 mental characteristics expected of a grand champion

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qi4
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • utensilio
  • vasija
  • receptáculo
  • envase
  • caldera

Portuguese

  • utensilio
  • vasol
  • receptaculo
  • implementar
  • instrumento
  • capacidade
  • recipiente
  • ferramenta
  • conjunto

French

  • ustensile
  • récipient
  • instrument
  • appareil
  • capacité
  • outil
  • service (de table)
372 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
475 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
452 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
483 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
994 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
398 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
419 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2378 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
527 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
536 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
682 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
334 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3367 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1742 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2368 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
122 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4349P Morohashi
2713 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
898 New Nelson (John Haig)
121 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
127 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
624 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3777 2001 Kanji
3d12.13 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-9 SKIP code
4-15-1 SKIP code
6666.3 Four corner code
1-20-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5668 Unicode hex code