# 割

12 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
proportion, comparatively, divide, cut, separate, split
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
318 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

## On reading compounds

• 割愛 【カツアイ】 omitting, leaving out, sparing, giving something up reluctantly
• 割譲 【カツジョウ】 cession (of territory)
• 正割 【セイカツ】 secant (trigonometric function)
• 等割 【トウカツ】 equal cleavage (embryology)

## Kun reading compounds

• 割る 【わる】 to divide, to cut, to halve, to separate, to split, to rip, to break, to crack, to smash, to dilute, to fall below, to discount, to step over (a line, etc.)
• 割り 【わり】 rate, ratio, proportion, percentage, profit, assignment, 10%, unit of ten percent, match, schedule of matches, diluted with (of drinks), mixed with
• 割合 【わりあい】 rate, ratio, percentage, proportion, comparatively, contrary to expectations
• 学割 【がくわり】 student discount
• 手合割 【てあいわり】 handicap (go, shogi)
• 割り 【わり】 rate, ratio, proportion, percentage, profit, assignment, 10%, unit of ten percent, match, schedule of matches, diluted with (of drinks), mixed with
• 割合 【わりあい】 rate, ratio, percentage, proportion, comparatively, contrary to expectations
• 学割 【がくわり】 student discount
• 手合割 【てあいわり】 handicap (go, shogi)
• 割れる 【われる】 to break, to be smashed, to split, to crack, to fissure, to be torn, to be divided (opinion, vote, etc.), to split (e.g. of a party), to come to light, to become clear, to be identified, to be revealed, to be distorted (of a sound), to be divisible (without a remainder), to go below a minimum
• 裂く 【さく】 to tear, to rip up, to cut up, to cleave, to cut open (esp. the abdomen), to forcibly separate (e.g. two lovers), to spare (time, money, etc.), to use part of something, to have a tattoo in the corner of one's eye

Chinese:
ge1
Korean:
hal

• dividir
• distribuir
• proporción
• separar
• fracturar

## Portuguese

• proporção
• comparativamente
• divide
• corte
• separa
• parte

## French

• briser
• diviser
• couper
• séparer
• proportion
• pourcentage (10%)
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 743 2001 Kanji 2f10.1 The Kanji Dictionary 1-10-2 SKIP code 3260.0 Four corner code
 1-19-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code 5272 Unicode hex code

# 目

5 strokes
Radical:
eye
Parts:
eye, class, look, insight, experience, care, favor
Kun:
-めま-
On:
モクボク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
76 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

## On reading compounds

• 目 【モク】 order, item (of a budget revision, etc.), counter for go pieces, counter for surrounded positions (in go)
• 目撃 【モクゲキ】 witnessing, observing, sighting
• 盲目 【モウモク】 blindness
• 細目 【サイモク】 particulars, details, specified items
• 耳目 【ジモク】 eyes and ears, seeing and hearing, one's attention, one's interest
• 本来の面目 【ホンライノメンボク】 one's true nature, one's original face

## Kun reading compounds

• 目 【め】 eye, eyeball, eyesight, sight, vision, look, stare, gaze, glance, notice, attention, observation, eyes (of the world, public, etc.), an experience, viewpoint, discrimination, discernment, judgement, eye (e.g. for quality), appearance, chance to succeed, possibility, spacing (between crossed strands of a net, mesh, etc.), opening, stitch, texture, weave, grain (of wood), eye (of a storm, needle, etc.), intersection (on a go board), square (on a chess board), dot (on a dice), pip, rolled number, graduation, division (of a scale), tooth (of a saw, comb, etc.), ordinal number suffix, somewhat, -ish, point (e.g. of change)
• 目当て 【めあて】 mark, guide, landmark, purpose, aim, goal, intention, end, sight (on a firearm)
• 蛇の目 【じゃのめ】 bull's-eye (pattern), double ring (pattern), umbrella with bull's-eye pattern
• 負い目 【おいめ】 (feeling of) indebtedness, feeling obliged

## Readings

Japanese names:
さかん、 さがん、 さっか、 さつか
Chinese:
mu4
Korean:
mog

• ojo
• mirada
• percepción

• olho
• classe
• olhar
• visão
• experiência
• atenção
• favor

## French

• oeil
• regard
• aperçu
• numérateur ordinal
• expérience
• classe
• faveur
• pièce (Go)
 25 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade) 30 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot) 72 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall) 65 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage 3127 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson) 22 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill) 75 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki) 191 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill) 3.11 Japanese for Busy People 55 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky) 55 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky) 168 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono) 1376 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 3777 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern) 1927 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern) 2619 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern) 15 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette) 23105 Morohashi 3043 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern) 3906 New Nelson (John Haig) 15 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig) 15 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig) 91 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley) 48 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
 3979 2001 Kanji 5c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary 3-3-2 SKIP code 4-5-1 SKIP code 6010.1 Four corner code
 1-44-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code 76ee Unicode hex code