Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
kneel
Parts:
dangerous, fear, uneasy
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
606 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 危 【キ】 danger, Chinese "rooftop" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
  • 危害 【キガイ】 injury, harm, danger
  • 安危 【アンキ】 fate, safety, welfare

Kun reading compounds

  • 危ない 【あぶない】 dangerous, risky, hazardous, perilous, precarious, in danger, in jeopardy, critical, grave, at risk, uncertain, unreliable, insecure, unsteady, doubtful, close (call), narrow (escape), look out!, watch out!, be careful!
  • 危ない橋を渡る 【あぶないはしをわたる】 to tread on thin ice, to go out on a limb, to walk a tightrope, to take risks, to cross a dangerous bridge
  • 危うい 【あやうい】 dangerous, in danger, facing imminent danger, precarious (situation), perilous (state, balance, etc.), in doubt, in jeopardy, uncertain, insecure, concerning, worrying
  • 危ぶむ 【あやぶむ】 to fear, to doubt, to have misgivings about, to worry about, to be anxious about, to be apprehensive about

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wei1, wei2
Korean:
wi

Spanish

  • peligroso
  • dudoso

Portuguese

  • perigoso
  • medo
  • desconforto

French

  • dangereux
  • crainte
  • gêne
844 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
831 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
624 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
187 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
899 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
385 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
318 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
534 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
543 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
789 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
256 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3965 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2041 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2755 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1428 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2849X Morohashi
3199 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
629 New Nelson (John Haig)
1416 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1520 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
495 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
841 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2556 2001 Kanji
2n4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-4-2 SKIP code
2-2-4 SKIP code
2721.2 Four corner code
1-20-77 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5371 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
Variants:
precipitous, inaccessible place, impregnable position, steep place, sharp eyes
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
707 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 険 【ケン】 steepness, steep place, harsh (look), sharp (tongue)
  • 険悪 【ケンアク】 dangerous, perilous, threatening, stormy, volatile, tense, critical, serious, stern (expression), hostile (attitude), sharp, harsh
  • 損害保険 【ソンガイホケン】 damage insurance
  • 社会保険 【シャカイホケン】 social insurance

Kun reading compounds

  • 険しい 【けわしい】 precipitous, rugged, inaccessible, impregnable, steep, grim, severe, stern
  • 険しい顔 【けわしいかお】 grim face

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xian3
Korean:
heom

Spanish

  • escarpado
  • inaccesible
  • peligroso
  • difícil

Portuguese

  • íngreme
  • lugar inacessível
  • posição inexpugnável
  • lugar escarpado
  • olhos agudos

French

  • à pic
  • escarpé
  • raide
  • lieu inaccessible
  • position imprenable
  • regard aiguisé
770 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
689 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
662 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
616 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5000 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
356 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
988 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1308 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
533 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
542 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
790 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
736 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
658 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
398 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
495 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1688 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41721P Morohashi
542 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6456 New Nelson (John Haig)
1672 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1802 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
731 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3663 2001 Kanji
2d8.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
7823.6 Four corner code
1-24-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
967a Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Variants:
faith, truth, fidelity, trust
On:
シン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
208 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 信 【シン】 honesty, sincerity, fidelity, trust, reliance, confidence, (religious) faith, devotion, counter for received messages
  • 信金 【シンキン】 credit union
  • 逓信 【テイシン】 communications (e.g. post, telegraph)
  • 外信 【ガイシン】 external communication

Readings

Japanese names:
し、 しが、 しな、 しの、 しぶ、 とき、 のび、 のぶ、 まこと
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xin4, shen1
Korean:
sin

Spanish

  • confianza
  • sinceridad
  • información
  • verdad

Portuguese

  • verdade
  • fidelidade
  • confiança

French

  • foi
  • vérité
  • fidélité
  • confiance
  • communication
437 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
544 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
513 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
198 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
454 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
149 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
320 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
782 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
157 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
157 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
640 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
97 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
115 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
75 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
84 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
978 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
707 Morohashi
100 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
221 New Nelson (John Haig)
969 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1043 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
181 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
527 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2177 2001 Kanji
2a7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-7 SKIP code
2026.1 Four corner code
1-31-14 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4fe1 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
Variants:
nickname, number, item, title, pseudonym, name, call
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
585 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 号 【ゴウ】 number, edition, make, model, issue, part of that group, sobriquet, pen-name, size (of printing types, canvases, knitting needles, etc.), suffix attached to names of ships, trains, airplanes, etc.
  • 号車 【ゴウシャ】 suffix for train car numbers
  • 二号 【ニゴウ】 number two, mistress, concubine
  • 符号 【フゴウ】 sign, mark, symbol, code, sign (e.g. positive, negative)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hao4, hao2
Korean:
ho

Spanish

  • número

Portuguese

  • apelido
  • número
  • item
  • título
  • pseudonimo
  • nome
  • chamada

French

  • surnom
  • numéro
  • article
  • titre
  • pseudonyme
  • nom
  • appel
215 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
297 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
281 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
368 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
882 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
227 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
399 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
272 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.12 Japanese for Busy People
266 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
266 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
442 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
316 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2675 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1361 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1847 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1250 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3256 Morohashi
2153 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
692 New Nelson (John Haig)
1242 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1330 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
248 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3752 2001 Kanji
3d2.10 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-2 SKIP code
2-3-3 SKIP code
6020.7 Four corner code
1-25-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53f7 Unicode hex code