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

7 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
decide, fix, agree upon, appoint
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
71 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 決 【ケツ】 decision, vote
  • 決意 【ケツイ】 decision, determination, resolution
  • 解決 【カイケツ】 settlement, solution, resolution
  • 可決 【カケツ】 approval, adoption (of a motion, bill, etc.), passage

Kun reading compounds

  • 決める 【きめる】 to decide, to choose, to determine, to make up one's mind, to resolve, to set one's heart on, to settle, to arrange, to set, to appoint, to fix, to clinch (a victory), to decide (the outcome of a match), to persist in doing, to go through with, to always do, to have made a habit of, to take for granted, to assume, to dress up, to dress to kill, to dress to the nines, to carry out successfully (a move in sports, a pose in dance, etc.), to succeed in doing, to immobilize with a double-arm lock (in sumo, judo, etc.), to eat or drink something, to take illegal drugs
  • 決まる 【きまる】 to be decided, to be settled, to be fixed, to be arranged, to be unchanging, to be the same (as always), to be fixed, to be set, to be a fixed rule, to be destined, to be a convention, to be a custom, to be common knowledge, to be well executed (of a manoeuvre in a sport, game, etc.), to go well, to succeed, to connect (of a punch), to look good (of clothing), to look sharp, to be stylish, to suit one, to be held in place (of a hairdo), to be struck and held (of a pose in kabuki)
  • 決る 【しゃくる】 to dig out, to gouge out, to hollow out, to scoop, to ladle, to bail, to jerk (one's chin)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jue2
Korean:
gyeol

Spanish

  • decidir
  • fijar
  • quedar decidido

Portuguese

  • decida
  • fixar
  • concordar sobre
  • nomear

French

  • décider
  • fixer
  • se mettre d'accord
  • arrangement
202 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
289 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
271 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
94 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2509 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
230 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
667 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
402 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
356 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
357 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
277 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1163 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
308 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
197 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
233 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1656 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17174 Morohashi
263 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3070 New Nelson (John Haig)
1641 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1770 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
138 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
281 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
363 2001 Kanji
3a4.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
3513.0 Four corner code
1-23-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c7a Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
determine, fix, establish, decide
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
48 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 定期 【テイキ】 fixed period, fixed term, regular, periodic, periodical, fixed-term commuter pass, fixed-term deposit, futures contracts
  • 定価 【テイカ】 list price, regular price, established price
  • 予定 【ヨテイ】 plans, arrangement, schedule, program, programme, expectation, estimate
  • 否定 【ヒテイ】 denial, negation, repudiation, disavowal, negation, NOT operation
  • 定 【ジョウ】 certainty, reality, actuality, regular, permanent, samadhi (state of intense concentration achieved through meditation)
  • 定規 【ジョウギ】 (measuring) ruler
  • 勘定 【カンジョウ】 calculation, computation, counting, reckoning, count, bill, check, account, payment (of a bill), settlement (of an account), consideration, allowance
  • 改定 【カイテイ】 revision (of a rule, price, etc.), alteration, change

Kun reading compounds

  • 定める 【さだめる】 to decide, to determine, to establish, to lay down, to prescribe, to provide, to stipulate, to bring peace (to), to make peaceful
  • 定まる 【さだまる】 to become settled, to be fixed
  • 定か 【さだか】 definite, sure

Readings

Japanese names:
さた
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ding4
Korean:
jeong

Spanish

  • determinar
  • establecer
  • decidir

Portuguese

  • determinar
  • fixar
  • estabelecer
  • decidir

French

  • déterminé
  • fixé
  • établi
  • décidé
474 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
371 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
351 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
62 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1296 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
218 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
464 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
677 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.14 Japanese for Busy People
355 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
356 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
289 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
473 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2770 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1420 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1916 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
388 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7109 Morohashi
2229 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1323 New Nelson (John Haig)
382 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
408 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
93 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
308 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
770 2001 Kanji
3m5.8 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
3080.1 Four corner code
1-36-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b9a Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
lineage, system
On:
ケイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
567 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 系 【ケイ】 system, lineage, group, corollary, system (range of strata that correspond to a particular time period), (taxonomical) series
  • 系統 【ケイトウ】 system, lineage, ancestry, family line, group (e.g. of colors) (colours), family (e.g. of languages), party, school (of thought), close (evolutionary) relationship, a population sharing a common ancestor (in genetics), strain (e.g. bacterial)
  • 日系 【ニッケイ】 (of) Japanese descent, non-Japanese of Japanese descent, nikkeijin, company, etc. set up with Japanese capital, company managed by Japanese or non-Japanese of Japanese descent
  • 水系 【スイケイ】 water system, river system, drainage system

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xi4, ji4
Korean:
gye

Spanish

  • sistema
  • conexión
  • relación
  • linaje

Portuguese

  • linhagem
  • sistema

French

  • lignée
  • système
765 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
855 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
844 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
786 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
195 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
634 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1617 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
977 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
908 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
930 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
449 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1504 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2443 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1236 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1701 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1403 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27223 Morohashi
1944 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4433 New Nelson (John Haig)
1391 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1492 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
849 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2241 2001 Kanji
6a1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-6 SKIP code
4-7-4 SKIP code
2-4-3 SKIP code
2090.3 Four corner code
1-23-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7cfb Unicode hex code