Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
Variants:
exhort, urge, encourage
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1445 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 奨学 【ショウガク】 encouragement to study
  • 奨学金 【ショウガクキン】 scholarship, stipend, bursary, student loan
  • 勧奨 【カンショウ】 encouragement, stimulation
  • 推奨 【スイショウ】 recommendation, endorsement

Kun reading compounds

  • 勧める 【すすめる】 to recommend (someone to do), to advise, to encourage, to urge, to recommend (a book, someone for a position, etc.), to suggest, to offer (a drink, cigarette, seat, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
まさし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jiang3
Korean:
jang

Spanish

  • impulso
  • ánimo
  • aliento

Portuguese

  • exortar
  • desejar
  • encorajar

French

  • exhorter
  • encourager
  • pousser à
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2-10-3 SKIP code
3243.0 Four corner code
1-30-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5968 Unicode hex code