Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
Variants:
philosophy, clear
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1093 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 哲 【テツ】 sage, wise man, philosopher, disciple, sagacity, wisdom, intelligence
  • 哲学 【テツガク】 philosophy
  • 変哲 【ヘンテツ】 something unusual, something odd, something out of the ordinary
  • 西哲 【セイテツ】 Western philosopher

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 あきら、 さと、 さとし、 さとる、 てっ、 てつん、 のり、 よし
Chinese:
zhe2
Korean:
cheol

Spanish

  • sabio
  • sagaz
  • filosofía

Portuguese

  • filosofia
  • clarear

French

  • philosophie
  • clair
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2-7-3 SKIP code
5260.2 Four corner code
1-37-15 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
54f2 Unicode hex code