Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
ten, complete
Parts:
lowly, base, vile, vulgar
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2003 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 卑怯 【ヒキョウ】 cowardly, craven, unfair, mean, sneaky, dirty, dastardly
  • 卑屈 【ヒクツ】 menial, meanness, servility, abject
  • 男尊女卑 【ダンソンジョヒ】 male domination of women, male chauvinism, subjection of women
  • 野卑 【ヤヒ】 vulgar, mean, base, coarse, crude

Kun reading compounds

  • 卑しい 【いやしい】 lowborn, humble, lowly, vulgar, coarse, crude, mean, base, vile, shabby, greedy, gluttonous, avaricious
  • 卑しい生まれ 【いやしいうまれ】 lowborn, of humble birth
  • 卑しむ 【いやしむ】 to despise, to disdain, to scorn, to hold in contempt, to look down on
  • 卑しむべき 【いやしむべき】 despicable
  • 卑しめる 【いやしめる】 to demean, to despise, to treat with contempt, to abase

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bei1
Korean:
bi

Spanish

  • humilde
  • vulgar
  • vil
  • despreciable
  • despreciar
  • desdeñar

Portuguese

  • humilde
  • ordinário
  • vil
  • vulgar

French

  • humble
  • ignoble
  • vil
  • vulgaire
1727 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
2041 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
221 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1795 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1110 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
976 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1521 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1622 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1770 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
248 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3270 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1688 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2295 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1525 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2738X Morohashi
2642 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
618 New Nelson (John Haig)
1511 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1629 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1235 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
855 2001 Kanji
5f4.8 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-3 SKIP code
2640.0 Four corner code
1-40-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5351 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

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