Jisho

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3 strokes
Radical:
ten, complete
Parts:
thousand
Kun:
On:
セン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
195 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 千 【セン】 1,000, thousand
  • 千九百年代 【センキュウヒャクネンダイ】 the 1900s
  • 一騎当千 【イッキトウセン】 being a match for a thousand, being a mighty warrior (combatant, player)
  • 一人当千 【イチニントウセン】 being a match for a thousand

Kun reading compounds

  • 千 【せん】 1,000, thousand
  • 千島 【ちしま】 Kurile Islands
  • 百千 【ひゃくせん】 a large number, all sorts, hundreds and thousands
  • 八千 【はっせん】 8000, many

Readings

Japanese names:
かず、 ゆき
Chinese:
qian1
Korean:
cheon

Spanish

  • mil
  • muchos

Portuguese

  • Mil

French

  • mille
101 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
12 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
47 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
79 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
156 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
83 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
26 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
44 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
15 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
15 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
12 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
240 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4219 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2132 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2881 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
40 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2697 Morohashi
3411 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
599 New Nelson (John Haig)
40 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
40 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
335 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
11 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2255 2001 Kanji
2k1.2 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-3 SKIP code
2040.0 Four corner code
32-73 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5343 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
thumb, inch
Parts:
inquire, fathom, look for
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1398 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 尋 【ヒロ】 fathom
  • 尋問 【ジンモン】 cross-examination, interrogation, questioning
  • 討尋 【トウジン】 minute investigation, thorough inquiry, thorough enquiry
  • 審尋 【シンジン】 hearing, interrogation

Kun reading compounds

  • 尋ねる 【たずねる】 to ask, to enquire, to inquire, to search, to look for, to look into, to investigate
  • 尋 【ひろ】 fathom
  • 八尋 【やひろ】 great length, great size

Readings

Japanese names:
ず、 つぐ
Chinese:
xun2, xin2
Korean:
sim

Spanish

  • pedir
  • preguntar
  • desentrañar
  • buscar

Portuguese

  • indagar
  • aprofundar
  • procurar

French

  • demander
  • interroger
  • rechercher
  • brasse
1451 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1831 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1585 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1569 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1224 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1705 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1082 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1132 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1326 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
508 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2918 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1498 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2027 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1154 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7447X Morohashi
2322 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1385 New Nelson (John Haig)
1145 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1228 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1523 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3548 2001 Kanji
3d9.29 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-9 SKIP code
1734.6 Four corner code
31-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c0b Unicode hex code