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

Speed

Stroke order

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

7 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
ward off, defend, protect, resist
Kun:
ふせ.ぐ
On:
ボウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
331 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 防衛施設庁 【ボウエイシセツチョウ】 (Japanese) Defense Facilities Administration Agency (Defence)
  • 防衛 【ボウエイ】 defense, defence, protection
  • 砂防 【サボウ】 erosion control
  • 攻防 【コウボウ】 offense and defense, offence and defence

Kun reading compounds

  • 防ぐ 【ふせぐ】 to defend against, to protect against, to prevent, to avert, to avoid

Readings

Japanese names:
あた、 う、 ほう
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fang2
Korean:
bang

Spanish

  • defender
  • proteger
  • aguantar
  • prevenir
  • presa
  • banco

Portuguese

  • desligar
  • defender
  • proteger
  • resistir

French

  • prévenir (un danger)
  • défendre
  • protéger
  • résister
718 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
812 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
791 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
325 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4980 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
680 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
983 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
374 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
513 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
522 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
781 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
725 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
320 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
203 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
242 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1311 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41576 Morohashi
270 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6429 New Nelson (John Haig)
1302 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1399 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
326 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
674 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3645 2001 Kanji
2d4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
1-2-4 SKIP code
7022.7 Four corner code
1-43-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9632 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
stop
Parts:

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 止血 【シケツ】 stopping of bleeding, stanching, hemostasis, haemostasis
  • 止音器 【シオンキ】 (piano) damper
  • 抑止 【ヨクシ】 check, checkmate, stave off, control, restraint, inhibit, deterrent, deterrence
  • 解止 【カイシ】 termination

Kun reading compounds

  • 止まる 【とまる】 to stop (moving), to come to a stop, to stop (doing, working, being supplied), to come to a halt, to cease, to be stopped, to be suspended, to alight, to perch on
  • 止める 【とめる】 to stop, to turn off, to park, to prevent, to suppress (a cough), to hold back (tears), to hold (one's breath), to relieve (pain), to stop (someone from doing something), to dissuade, to forbid, to prohibit, to notice, to be aware of, to concentrate on, to pay attention to, to remember, to bear in mind, to fix (in place), to fasten, to tack, to pin, to nail, to button, to staple, to detain, to keep in custody
  • 留める 【とどめる】 to stop, to stay (e.g. the night), to cease, to put an end to, to contain, to keep (in position, in place), to limit, to record (e.g. a fact), to retain
  • 止め 【とどめ】 finishing blow, coup de grâce
  • 留める 【とどめる】 to stop, to stay (e.g. the night), to cease, to put an end to, to contain, to keep (in position, in place), to limit, to record (e.g. a fact), to retain
  • 止まる 【とどまる】 to remain, to abide, to stay (in the one place), to be limited to, to be confined to, to only account for
  • とどまるところを知らない 【とどまるところをしらない】 knowing no bounds, showing no signs of stopping or slowing down
  • 止める 【やめる】 to stop (an activity), to cease, to discontinue, to end, to quit, to cancel, to abandon, to give up, to abolish, to abstain, to refrain
  • 止む 【やむ】 to cease, to stop, to be over
  • やむを得ない 【やむをえない】 cannot be helped, unavoidable
  • 止す 【よす】 to cease, to desist, to cut it out, to lay off (an activity), to drop (a subject) to abolish, to resign, to give up

Readings

Japanese names:
どめ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhi3
Korean:
ji

Spanish

  • parar
  • cesar
  • dejar de hacer
  • detenerse
  • pararse
  • detener

Portuguese

  • parada

French

  • arrêter
  • cesser
220 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
143 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
129 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
400 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2429 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
552 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
202 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
87 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
477 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
485 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
217 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1127 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3659 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1868 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2545 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
376 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16253 Morohashi
2941 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2954 New Nelson (John Haig)
370 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
396 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
415 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
94 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1273 2001 Kanji
2m2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-2 SKIP code
4-4-2 SKIP code
2110.0 Four corner code
1-27-63 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6b62 Unicode hex code