Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
Variants:
persuade, recommend, advise, encourage, offer
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1068 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 勧奨 【カンショウ】 encouragement, stimulation
  • 勧告 【カンコク】 advice, counsel, remonstrance, recommendation

Kun reading compounds

  • 勧める 【すすめる】 to recommend (someone to do), to advise, to encourage, to urge, to recommend (a book, someone for a position, etc.), to suggest, to offer (a drink, cigarette, seat, etc.)

Readings

Chinese:
quan4
Korean:
gweon

Spanish

  • persuasión
  • recomendación
  • consejo
  • persuadir
  • recomendar
  • aconsejar

Portuguese

  • persuadir
  • recomendar
  • aconselhar
  • emcorajar
  • oferecer

French

  • persuader
  • recommander
  • conseiller
  • encourager
  • offre
752 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
828 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1140 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
736 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
638 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1105 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1970 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1051 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1094 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1615 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
226 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2334 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1202 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1645 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
872 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2433 Morohashi
1857 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
559 New Nelson (John Haig)
864 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
928 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1610 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2345 2001 Kanji
2g11.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-11-2 SKIP code
8422.7 Four corner code
20-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
52e7 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
spoon
Parts:
change, take the form of, influence, enchant, delude, -ization
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
89 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 化 【カ】 action of making something, -ification
  • 化学 【カガク】 chemistry
  • 機械化 【キカイカ】 mechanization, mechanisation, computerization
  • 民営化 【ミンエイカ】 privatization, privatisation
  • 化粧 【ケショウ】 make-up, makeup, cosmetics
  • 化粧水 【ケショウスイ】 face lotion
  • 応化 【オウゲ】 assumption of a suitable form (by a buddha or bodhisattva)
  • 教化 【キョウケ】 guidance, teaching people and leading them to Buddhism

Kun reading compounds

  • 化ける 【ばける】 to take the form of (esp. in ref. to a spirit, fox, raccoon dog, etc.), to assume the shape of, to turn oneself into, to transform oneself into, to disguise oneself as, to change radically, to metamorphose, to improve unexpectedly and dramatically (esp. of an actor, artist, rikishi, etc.)
  • 化かす 【ばかす】 to bewitch, to confuse, to enchant, to delude
  • 老ける 【ふける】 to age, to grow old (esp. in appearance), to show marks of age

Readings

Chinese:
hua4
Korean:
hwa

Spanish

  • cambiar
  • transformarse
  • modificarse
  • disfrazarse

Portuguese

  • mudança
  • tomar a forma de
  • influência
  • encantar
  • iludir
  • seduzir
  • -isação

French

  • transformation
  • prendre la forme de
  • maquillage
  • influence
  • fantôme
  • enchanter
  • tromper
  • chimie
  • -isation
163 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
258 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
238 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
100 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
350 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
76 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
378 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
56 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.19 Japanese for Busy People
254 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
254 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
414 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
55 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
22 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
12 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
12 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1017 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2572X Morohashi
21 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
580 New Nelson (John Haig)
1008 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1083 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
104 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
242 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2156 2001 Kanji
2a2.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-2 SKIP code
2121.0 Four corner code
2421.0 Four corner code
18-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5316 Unicode hex code