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

11 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
feelings, emotion, passion, sympathy, circumstances, facts
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
235 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 情 【ジョウ】 feelings, emotion, sentiment, compassion, sympathy, passion, affection, love, the way things really are, the actual situation
  • 状況 【ジョウキョウ】 state of affairs, situation, conditions, circumstances
  • 同情 【ドウジョウ】 sympathy, compassion, pity
  • 陳情 【チンジョウ】 petition, appeal
  • 傾城 【ケイセイ】 beauty, siren, courtesan, prostitute

Kun reading compounds

  • 情け 【なさけ】 pity, sympathy, compassion, mercy, affection, love
  • 情けない 【なさけない】 miserable, pitiable, shameful, deplorable, pathetic
  • 恋情 【れんじょう】 love, attachment, lovesickness
  • 裏情 【うらなさけ】 inner affection

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qing2
Korean:
jeong

Spanish

  • sentimientos
  • emoción
  • simpatía

Portuguese

  • sentimentos
  • emoção
  • paixão
  • simpatia
  • circunstâncias
  • fatos

French

  • sentiments
  • émotion
  • passion
  • compassion
  • circonstances
  • faits
643 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
741 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
719 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
286 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1714 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
334 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
543 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
209 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
209 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
654 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
819 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
583 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
353 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
439 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1551 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10756P Morohashi
482 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1898 New Nelson (John Haig)
1537 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1657 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
183 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
738 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1146 2001 Kanji
4k8.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
1-1-10 SKIP code
9502.7 Four corner code
1-30-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
60c5 Unicode hex code