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

Speed

Stroke order

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

9 strokes
Radical:
step
Parts:
behind, back, later
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
26 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 後 【ゴ】 after
  • 後生大事 【ゴショウダイジ】 with religious zeal, with utmost devotion, take great care of
  • 前後 【ゼンゴ】 front and rear, front and back, before and behind, back and forth, before and after, around, about, approximately, order, context, consequences, just when, around the time of, inversion, reversion, getting out of order, co-occurring, happening at the same time
  • 産後 【サンゴ】 postpartum, after childbirth
  • 後者 【コウシャ】 the latter
  • 後輩 【コウハイ】 junior (at work, school, etc.), younger people, younger student
  • 向後 【コウゴ】 hereafter
  • 先後 【センゴ】 before and after, earlier and later, order, sequence, occurring almost simultaneously, inversion (of order)

Kun reading compounds

  • 後 【のち】 later, afterwards, future, after one's death, descendant
  • 後に 【のちに】 later on, subsequently, by and by, after a while
  • 後々 【のちのち】 future, distant future
  • この後 【このあと】 after this, henceforth, henceforward, from now on
  • 後ろ 【うしろ】 back, behind, rear
  • 後ろ姿 【うしろすがた】 retreating figure, appearance from behind
  • 後ろ 【うしろ】 back, behind, rear
  • 後ろ姿 【うしろすがた】 retreating figure, appearance from behind
  • 後 【あと】 behind, rear, after, later, remainder, the rest, more (e.g. five more minutes), left, also, in addition, descendant, successor, heir, after one's death, past, previous
  • 後回し 【あとまわし】 putting off, postponing
  • 亡き後 【なきあと】 after one's death
  • 後々 【あとあと】 future, distant future
  • 遅れる 【おくれる】 to be late, to be delayed, to fall behind schedule, to be overdue, to fall behind (in a race, one's studies, etc.), to lag behind, to be behind (the times), to be bereaved of, to be preceded by (someone) in death, to be slow (of a clock or watch)

Readings

Japanese names:
こし、 し、 しい、 しり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hou4
Korean:
hu

Spanish

  • después
  • atrás
  • detrás
  • retrasarse

Portuguese

  • atrás
  • costas
  • mais tarde

French

  • après
  • derrière
  • plus tard
208 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
123 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
111 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
45 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1610 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
276 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
53 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1300 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.11 Japanese for Busy People
48 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
48 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
30 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
625 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
431 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
267 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
321 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1391 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10098 Morohashi
361 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1742 New Nelson (John Haig)
1379 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1479 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
48 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
174 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2067 2001 Kanji
3i6.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
2224.7 Four corner code
1-24-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f8c Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
bond, loan, debt
On:
サイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
728 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 債 【サイ】 debt, loan
  • 債権 【サイケン】 credit, claim
  • 割引債 【ワリビキサイ】 discount bond
  • 起債 【キサイ】 issuing of bonds

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhai4
Korean:
chae

Spanish

  • préstamo
  • deuda
  • aligación

Portuguese

  • laço
  • empréstimo
  • dívida

French

  • dette
  • prêt
  • titre
1292 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
785 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
531 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1515 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1066 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1118 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1170 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1249 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
129 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
177 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
116 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
135 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1558 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1022 Morohashi
156 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
296 New Nelson (John Haig)
1544 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1664 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1608 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2161 2001 Kanji
2a11.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-11 SKIP code
2528.6 Four corner code
1-26-36 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
50b5 Unicode hex code