Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
pledge, promise, vow
Kun:
ちぎ.る
On:
ケイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
898 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 契約 【ケイヤク】 contract, compact, agreement
  • 契機 【ケイキ】 opportunity, chance, trigger, cause
  • 幽契 【ユウケイ】 secret promise made to the gods
  • 黙契 【モッケイ】 implicit agreement, tacit understanding

Kun reading compounds

  • 契る 【ちぎる】 to pledge, to vow, to promise, to swear, to have sexual intercourse (esp. between husband and wife), to share a bed

Readings

Chinese:
qi4, xie4, qie4
Korean:
gye, geul

Spanish

  • compromiso
  • promesa
  • voto
  • prometer
  • dar su palabra

Portuguese

  • penhor
  • promessa
  • voto

French

  • engagement
  • promesse
  • voeux
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1463 2001 Kanji
2f7.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-3 SKIP code
5743.2 Four corner code
23-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5951 Unicode hex code