Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
Variants:
clod, lump, chunk, clot, mass
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1800 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 塊茎 【カイケイ】 tuber
  • 塊鉱 【カイコウ】 lump ore
  • 団塊 【ダンカイ】 mass, lump, baby boom generation (of 1947-1949), babyboomer (born between 1947-1949)
  • 山塊 【サンカイ】 mountain mass, massif

Kun reading compounds

  • 塊 【かたまり】 lump, mass, bundle, clump, clod, cluster, group, crowd, embodiment (of an idea, quality, feeling etc.), personification
  • 塊肉 【かたまりにく】 chunk of meat (e.g. for grilling), joint of meat
  • 一塊 【いっかい】 one lump, one group
  • 拝金主義の塊 【はいきんしゅぎのかたまり】 money-worshiper

Readings

Chinese:
kuai4
Korean:
goe

Spanish

  • conglomerado
  • terrón
  • masa
  • aglomeración

Portuguese

  • grumo
  • montículo
  • reboco
  • coágulo
  • massa

French

  • motte
  • caillot
  • masse
1065 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1946 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1122 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1670 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1161 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1524 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1625 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1753 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
386 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
775 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
457 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
579 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2043 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5319 Morohashi
632 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1070 New Nelson (John Haig)
2024 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2180 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1613 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1457 2001 Kanji
3b10.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-10 SKIP code
4611.3 Four corner code
18-84 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
584a Unicode hex code