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

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qi4, xie4, qie4
Korean:
gye, geul

Spanish

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

Portuguese

  • penhor
  • promessa
  • voto

French

  • engagement
  • promesse
  • voeux
1195 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1153 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1177 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1132 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1179 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
980 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
565 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
574 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
751 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
417 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3267 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1686 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2293 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1563 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5917X Morohashi
2639 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1155 New Nelson (John Haig)
1549 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1669 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1242 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1463 2001 Kanji
2f7.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-3 SKIP code
5743.2 Four corner code
1-23-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5951 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
open sea, offing, rise high into sky
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
929 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 沖する 【チュウスル】 to rise up into the air, to ascend into the sky
  • 沖積 【チュウセキ】 alluvial
  • 在沖 【ザイチュウ】 staying in Okinawa, resident in Okinawa, stationed in Okinawa

Kun reading compounds

  • 沖 【おき】 open sea, Okinawa
  • 沖合 【おきあい】 off the coast, offshore, out at sea
  • 在沖 【ざいちゅう】 staying in Okinawa, resident in Okinawa, stationed in Okinawa
  • 来沖 【らいおき】 coming to Okinawa, visiting Okinawa
  • 沖する 【ちゅうする】 to rise up into the air, to ascend into the sky

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chong1
Korean:
chung

Spanish

  • mar abierto
  • alta mar
  • ascender

Portuguese

  • oceano aberto
  • mar aberto
  • subir no ceú

French

  • au large
  • en haute mer
  • montée au ciel
1583 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
829 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2505 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1317 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1460 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
400 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1346 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1429 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
912 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1165 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
307 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
196 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
232 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
140 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17209 Morohashi
262 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3065 New Nelson (John Haig)
138 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
146 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1138 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
355 2001 Kanji
3a4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
3510.6 Four corner code
1-18-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c96 Unicode hex code