Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
inferiority, be inferior to, be worse
Kun:
おと.る
On:
レツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1620 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 劣 【レツ】 sub-, inferior, minor
  • 劣悪 【レツアク】 inferior, coarse, poor quality, inadequate, deteriorated
  • 卑劣 【ヒレツ】 mean, contemptible, despicable, dirty, foul, cowardly, base
  • 拙劣 【セツレツ】 clumsy, unskillful

Kun reading compounds

  • 劣る 【おとる】 to be inferior to, to be less good at, to fall behind

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
lie4
Korean:
ryeol

Spanish

  • debilidad
  • inferioridad
  • mala calidad
  • ser inferior
  • ser peor

Portuguese

  • inferioridade
  • está inferiorizado
  • piorar

French

  • infériorité
  • inférieur à
  • être moins bon que
1928 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1580 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
185 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1324 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1100 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1150 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1203 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1153 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
210 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3047 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1553 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2124 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
870 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2302 Morohashi
2395 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
524 New Nelson (John Haig)
862 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
926 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1062 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1145 2001 Kanji
3n3.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-2 SKIP code
4-6-4 SKIP code
3-4-2 SKIP code
9042.7 Four corner code
1-46-84 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
52a3 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
bow
Parts:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
958 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 弱 【ジャク】 little less than, slightly fewer than, just under, weakness, the weak
  • 弱者 【ジャクシャ】 weak person, the weak, vulnerable person, disadvantaged person
  • 精神薄弱 【セイシンハクジャク】 mental retardation, mentally retarded
  • 薄弱 【ハクジャク】 feebleness, weakness, weak

Kun reading compounds

  • 弱い 【よわい】 weak, frail, delicate, tender, unskilled, weak (wine)
  • 弱い経済 【よわいけいざい】 weak economy
  • 弱る 【よわる】 to weaken, to grow weak, to wane, to decline (of one's health), to be downcast, to be dejected, to be dispirited, to be troubled, to be at a loss, to be perplexed, to be annoyed
  • 弱まる 【よわまる】 to abate, to weaken, to be emaciated, to be dejected, to be perplexed
  • 弱める 【よわめる】 to weaken

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ruo4
Korean:
yag

Spanish

  • débil
  • endeble
  • delicado
  • debilitarse
  • debilitar

Portuguese

  • frágil
  • fraco

French

  • faible
  • fragile
236 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
154 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
138 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
819 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
650 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
595 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
169 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1647 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
218 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
218 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
112 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
610 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1499 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
792 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1080 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1244 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9791P Morohashi
1167 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1692 New Nelson (John Haig)
1236 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1323 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
196 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3553 2001 Kanji
3h7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-5 SKIP code
1712.7 Four corner code
1-28-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f31 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
idea, mind, heart, taste, thought, desire, care, liking
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
99 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 意 【イ】 feelings, thoughts, meaning
  • 意外 【イガイ】 unexpected, surprising
  • 賛意 【サンイ】 approval, assent
  • 総意 【ソウイ】 consensus, collective will, collective opinion

Readings

Japanese names:
もと、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yi4
Korean:
eui

Spanish

  • idea
  • sentimiento
  • razón
  • intención

Portuguese

  • idéia
  • mente
  • coração
  • gosto
  • pensamento
  • desejo
  • atenção

French

  • idée
  • esprit
  • coeur
  • pensée
  • attention
  • goût
  • désir
155 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
246 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
226 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
118 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5113 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
225 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
176 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2007 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.19 Japanese for Busy People
132 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
132 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
291 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
791 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2650 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1352 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1834 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
615 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10921 Morohashi
2136 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1926 New Nelson (John Haig)
608 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
654 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
86 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
416 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
458 2001 Kanji
5b8.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-11 SKIP code
2-5-8 SKIP code
0033.6 Four corner code
1-16-53 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
610f Unicode hex code

19 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
discriminating, know, write
Kun:
し.るしる.す
On:
シキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
496 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 識 【シキ】 acquaintanceship, vijnana, consciousness, written by...
  • 識者 【シキシャ】 well-informed person, thinking person, intelligent person
  • 光学式文字認識 【コウガクシキモジニンシキ】 optical character recognition, OCR
  • 目的意識 【モクテキイシキ】 sense of purpose

Kun reading compounds

  • 知る 【しる】 to be aware of, to know, to be conscious of, to cognize, to cognise, to notice, to feel, to understand, to comprehend, to grasp, to remember, to be acquainted with (a procedure), to experience, to go through, to learn, to be acquainted with (a person), to get to know, to concern
  • 記す 【しるす】 to write down, to note, to jot down, to remember
  • 記す 【しるす】 to write down, to note, to jot down, to remember

Readings

Japanese names:
さと、 さとる
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi4, zhi4
Korean:
sig, ji

Spanish

  • discernir
  • distinguir
  • símbolo

Portuguese

  • discriminação
  • saber
  • escrever

French

  • discernement
  • connaissance
  • écrire
627 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
725 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
698 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
617 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4438 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
486 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
911 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2810 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
681 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
694 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
512 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1709 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2070 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1086 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1477 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
493 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35974 Morohashi
1639 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5704 New Nelson (John Haig)
482 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
521 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
416 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
824 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3059 2001 Kanji
7a12.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-12 SKIP code
0365.0 Four corner code
1-28-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8b58 Unicode hex code