Jisho

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17 strokes
Radical:
small, insignificant
Parts:
Variants:
stern, strictness, severity, rigidity
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
638 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 厳 【ゲン】 strict, stern
  • 厳格 【ゲンカク】 strict, severe, stern, rigid, rigorous, tough
  • 謹厳 【キンゲン】 stern, grave, solemn, sobersided
  • 冷厳 【レイゲン】 grim, stern, stark, heartless
  • 華厳 【ケゴン】 avatamsa (flower adornment, as a metaphor for becoming a buddha), Avatamska sutra, Kegon (sect of Buddhism)
  • 荘厳 【ショウゴン】 adorning (a Buddhist statue)

Kun reading compounds

  • 厳か 【おごそか】 solemn (ceremony, atmosphere, etc.), austere, grave, majestic, dignified, stately, impressive
  • 厳しい 【きびしい】 severe, strict, rigid, unsparing, relentless, intense (e.g. cold), harsh, tough
  • 厳しい暑さ 【きびしいあつさ】 intense heat
  • 厳めしい 【いかめしい】 stern, grave, austere, imposing, dignified, formidable, solemn, majestic, strict (e.g. security), severe, firm, rigid, rigorous

Readings

Japanese names:
いつ、 いづ、 きゅうら、 とし
Chinese:
yan2
Korean:
eom

Spanish

  • solemne
  • austero
  • severo
  • rígido
  • estricto

Portuguese

  • severo
  • estrito
  • seriedade
  • rigidez

French

  • strict
  • sévère
  • rigide
776 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
865 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
854 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1055 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
253 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
817 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1118 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2706 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
822 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
841 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1190 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
519 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4079 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2068 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2804 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1955 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3048P Morohashi
3289 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
663 New Nelson (John Haig)
1936 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2086 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
998 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
966 2001 Kanji
3n14.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-5-12 SKIP code
9024.8 Four corner code
3224.8 Four corner code
24-23 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53b3 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
grope, search, look for
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
930 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 探検 【タンケン】 exploration, expedition
  • 探求 【タンキュウ】 search, quest, pursuit
  • 内探 【ナイタン】 private inquiry, private enquiry, secret investigation
  • 独探 【ドクタン】 German spy

Kun reading compounds

  • 探る 【さぐる】 to feel around for, to fumble for, to grope for, to search for, to look for, to investigate, to probe into, to spy on, to sound out, to explore (parts unknown), to enjoy (natural beauty)
  • 探す 【さがす】 to search (for something desired, needed), to look for, to search (for something lost), to seek (a suspect in a crime)

Readings

Chinese:
tan4, tan1
Korean:
tam

Spanish

  • explorar
  • indagar
  • buscar
  • sondear

Portuguese

  • tatear
  • pesquisar
  • procurar

French

  • chercher
  • tâtonner
  • enquête
942 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
930 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1239 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1949 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1236 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
578 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1316 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
535 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
544 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1258 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
908 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
613 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
374 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
466 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1340 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12276 Morohashi
505 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2211 New Nelson (John Haig)
1327 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1425 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
927 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1364 2001 Kanji
3c8.16 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
5709.4 Four corner code
35-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
63a2 Unicode hex code