Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
dam, prevent, stop up
Kun:
せきせ.く
On:
エン
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
1913 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 堰塞 【エンソク】 damming (e.g. a pond)
  • 堰堤 【エンテイ】 dam, weir

Kun reading compounds

  • 堰 【せき】 dam, weir, barrier, sluice
  • 堰板 【せきいた】 sheeting, sheathing board, cover
  • 堰 【せき】 dam, weir, barrier, sluice
  • 塞く 【せく】 to dam up (a stream), to dam

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yan4
Korean:
eon

Spanish

Portuguese

French

1111 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
676 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
510 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
5274 Morohashi
1055 New Nelson (John Haig)
2191 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2305 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3b9.12 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
4111.4 Four corner code
1-17-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5830 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 塞源 【ソクゲン】 blockage of a source
  • 塞栓 【ソクセン】 embolus, abnormal substance (i.e. air) circulating in the blood
  • 梗塞 【コウソク】 stoppage, tightness, block, infarction (e.g. cardiac)
  • 閉塞 【ヘイソク】 blockage, blockade, blocking up, stoppage, obstruction, occlusion
  • 塞翁が馬 【サイオウガウマ】 the future is unpredictable, inscrutable are the ways of heaven, the irony of fate
  • 塞外 【サイガイ】 outside a fort, outside the Great Wall of China
  • 防塞 【ボウサイ】 fort, defensive position
  • 城塞 【ジョウサイ】 fortress, stronghold, citadel

Kun reading compounds

  • 塞ぐ 【ふさぐ】 to stop up, to close up, to block (up), to plug up, to shut up, to cover (ears, eyes, etc.), to close (eyes, mouth), to stand in the way, to obstruct, to occupy, to fill up, to take up, to perform one's role, to do one's duty, to feel depressed, to be in low spirits, to mope

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
sai1, sai4, se4
Korean:
sae, saeg

Spanish

Portuguese

French

1324 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
465 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2924 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2033 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
5349 Morohashi
2330 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1069 New Nelson (John Haig)
2214 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1646 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
772 2001 Kanji
3m10.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-10 SKIP code
3010.4 Four corner code
1-26-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
585e Unicode hex code