Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
Variants:
sabre, sword, blade, clock hand
Kun:
つるぎ
On:
ケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1305 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 剣 【ケン】 sword (originally esp. a doubled-edged sword), sabre, saber, blade, bayonet, swordsmanship, stinger, ovipositor, dart
  • 剣士 【ケンシ】 swordsman, swordswoman, fencer
  • 銃剣 【ジュウケン】 bayonet, guns and swords
  • 刀剣 【トウケン】 sword, dagger, knife, bayonet

Kun reading compounds

  • 剣 【けん】 sword (originally esp. a doubled-edged sword), sabre, saber, blade, bayonet, swordsmanship, stinger, ovipositor, dart
  • 剣の山 【つるぎのやま】 mountain (in hell) covered in swords, which are buried so their tips point upward
  • 月の剣 【つきのつるぎ】 new moon, crescent moon
  • 草薙の剣 【くさなぎのつるぎ】 Kusanagi no Tsurugi (alternate name for Ama-no-Murakumo no Tsurugi; the sword of the Imperial regalia), grass-mowing sword

Readings

Chinese:
jian4
Korean:
geom

Spanish

  • sable
  • espada
  • hoja de espada

Portuguese

  • sabre
  • espada
  • lâmina
  • ponteiro de relógio

French

  • sabre
  • épée
  • lame
  • aiguille de montre
1214 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1248 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
696 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1436 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1095 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1151 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
879 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
900 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
791 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
198 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2104 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1096 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1493 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1687 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2076 Morohashi
1672 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
498 New Nelson (John Haig)
1671 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1801 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1310 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2843 2001 Kanji
2f8.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-2 SKIP code
8250.0 Four corner code
23-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5263 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
tooth, molar
Parts:
Variants:
tooth, cog
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
1106 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 歯科医 【シカイ】 dentist
  • 歯科 【シカ】 dentistry
  • 義歯 【ギシ】 artificial tooth
  • 生歯 【セイシ】 teething, cutting teeth, dentition

Kun reading compounds

  • 齢 【よわい】 (one's) age
  • 歯 【は】 tooth
  • 歯切れ 【はぎれ】 feel when biting, manner of enunciation
  • 継ぎ歯 【つぎば】 capped tooth, (dental) crown
  • 年端 【としは】 age, years (old)
  • 齢 【よわい】 (one's) age

Readings

Chinese:
chi3
Korean:
chi

Spanish

  • diente
  • diente de engranaje

Portuguese

  • dentes
  • dentes de engrenagens

French

  • dent
  • dentée (roue)
  • crémaillère (rail)
414 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
306 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
290 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
997 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5428 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
439 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
652 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2051 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
478 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
486 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
702 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1942 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3124 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1603 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2185 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1179 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16323 Morohashi
2476 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2961 New Nelson (John Haig)
1171 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1255 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
398 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1275 2001 Kanji
6b6.11 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-8 SKIP code
2177.2 Four corner code
27-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6b6f Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
tiger stripes
Parts:
Variants:
tiger, drunkard
Kun:
とら
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1653 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 虎列剌 【コレラ】 cholera
  • 虎疫 【コエキ】 cholera
  • 猛虎 【モウコ】 fierce tiger, ferocious tiger, Hanshin Tigers (baseball team)
  • 竜虎 【リュウコ】 dragon and tiger, two mighty rivals

Kun reading compounds

  • 虎 【とら】 tiger (Panthera tigris), drunkard, drunk, sot
  • 虎葦毛 【とらあしげ】 dapple gray (horse coat color), dapple grey
  • 大虎 【おおとら】 big tiger, drinker, staggering drunkard
  • 小虎 【ことら】 small tiger, light drinker, occasional drinker

Readings

Japanese names:
たけ
Chinese:
hu3
Korean:
ho

Spanish

  • tigre

Portuguese

French

  • tigre
  • ivrogne
1558 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4105 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1932 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
754 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2234 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1677 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3981 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2048 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2766 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2009 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
32675 Morohashi
3212 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5265 New Nelson (John Haig)
1990 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2145 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1257 2001 Kanji
2m6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-4-4 SKIP code
3-6-2 SKIP code
2121.7 Four corner code
2121.1 Four corner code
24-55 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
864e Unicode hex code