Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
victory, win, prevail, excel
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
185 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 勝 【ショウ】 win, victory, beautiful scenery, scenic spot, counter for wins
  • 勝因 【ショウイン】 cause of victory
  • 必勝 【ヒッショウ】 certain victory
  • 快勝 【カイショウ】 sweeping victory, easy victory

Kun reading compounds

  • 勝つ 【かつ】 to win, to gain victory
  • 褐色 【かちいろ】 dark indigo (almost black)
  • 勝る 【まさる】 to excel, to surpass, to exceed, to have an edge, to be superior, to outrival, to outweigh, to preponderate
  • 優るとも劣らない 【まさるともおとらない】 not at all inferior to, rival or surpass, compare favorably (with)
  • 優れる 【すぐれる】 to surpass, to outstrip, to excel
  • 勝つ 【かつ】 to win, to gain victory
  • 褐色 【かちいろ】 dark indigo (almost black)

Readings

Japanese names:
かち、 と、 よし
Chinese:
sheng4, sheng1
Korean:
seung

Spanish

  • ganar
  • sobresalir

Portuguese

  • vitória
  • vencer
  • prevalecer
  • superar

French

  • victoire
  • gagner
  • l'emporter
  • surpasser
250 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
335 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
319 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
197 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3787 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
266 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
373 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1613 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
509 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
518 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
263 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
224 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1268 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
686 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
918 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1217 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2409 Morohashi
1005 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
553 New Nelson (John Haig)
1209 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1294 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
419 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
401 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3945 2001 Kanji
4b8.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-8 SKIP code
7922.7 Four corner code
1-30-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
52dd Unicode hex code

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

Chinese:
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