Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
guy, slave, manservant, fellow
Kun:
やつやっこ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1932 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 奴隷 【ドレイ】 slave, servant, slavery
  • 奴隷制 【ドレイセイ】 slavery
  • 売国奴 【バイコクド】 traitor (to one's country), quisling
  • 農奴 【ノウド】 serf

Kun reading compounds

  • 奴 【やつ】 fellow, guy, chap, thing, object, he, she, him, her
  • 臣 【やつこ】 slave, retainer, servant, captive, varlet, I, me
  • 其奴 【そいつ】 he, she, that person, that guy, that fellow, that, that one, that thing
  • 彼奴 【あいつ】 he, she, that guy, that, that one, that thing
  • 奴 【やっこ】 servant (esp. a samurai's attendant), chivalrous man (Edo period), cubed tofu (often served cold), kite shaped like an Edo-period footman, Edo-period hairstyle worn by samurai's attendants, enslavement (of a woman; Edo-period punishment for her own or her husband's crime), he, she, him, her
  • 奴頭 【やっこあたま】 Edo-period hairstyle worn by samurai's attendants
  • 輪抜奴 【わぬけやっこ】 bluering angelfish (Pomacanthus annularis)
  • 三下奴 【さんしたやっこ】 petty underling, small fry

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
nu2
Korean:
no

Spanish

  • esclavo
  • criado
  • siervo
  • individuo
  • desprecio
  • insulto

Portuguese

  • serva
  • escrava
  • dama de companhia

French

  • mec
  • type
  • esclave
  • valet
  • suffixe insultant
1638 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1891 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1186 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1869 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
256 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1933 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2118 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1871 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
431 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
217 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
136 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
164 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
709 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6039 Morohashi
187 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1174 New Nelson (John Haig)
702 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
758 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1045 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1767 2001 Kanji
3e2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-2 SKIP code
4744.0 Four corner code
1-37-59 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5974 Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
slave, capture
Parts:
Variants:
slave, servant, prisoner, criminal, follower
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2009 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 隷 【レイ】 clerical script (ancient, highly angular style of kanji)
  • 隷属 【レイゾク】 subordination, servitude, servility, vassalage, slavery, subordinate, underling
  • 性奴隷 【セイドレイ】 sex slave, sexual slavery
  • 性的奴隷 【セイテキドレイ】 sex slave, sexual slavery

Kun reading compounds

  • 僕 【しもべ】 servant, manservant, menial

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
li4
Korean:
rye

Spanish

  • servir
  • criado
  • sirviente
  • tipografía de escritura para kanjis

Portuguese

  • escravo
  • servo
  • prisioneiro
  • criminosso
  • seguidor

French

  • esclave
  • serviteur
  • prisonnier
  • criminel
  • adepte
1924 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1910 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5026 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1873 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1934 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2119 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1872 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1848 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2201 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1151 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1563 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2053 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41928 Morohashi
1751 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6490 New Nelson (John Haig)
2036 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2192 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1863 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1442 2001 Kanji
4e11.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-8 SKIP code
4593.2 Four corner code
1-46-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96b7 Unicode hex code

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

9 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
promise, approximately, shrink
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
94 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 約 【ヤク】 approximately, about, promise, appointment, engagement, shortening, reduction, simplification, contraction (in phonetics)
  • 約束 【ヤクソク】 promise, agreement, arrangement, one's word, contract, pact, appointment, engagement, date, convention, rule, destiny, fate
  • 予約 【ヨヤク】 reservation, appointment, booking, advance order, contract, subscription, pledge, programming (e.g. a device), setting (e.g. a timer)
  • 節約 【セツヤク】 economising, saving

Kun reading compounds

  • 約まる 【つづまる】 to compress, to shrink
  • 約める 【つづめる】 to abridge, to shorten, to economize
  • 約やか 【つづまやか】 concise, brief, humble, frugal, modest, discrete

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yue1, yao1
Korean:
yag, yo

Spanish

  • promesa
  • aproximadamente
  • encogerse
  • economizar

Portuguese

  • promessa
  • aproximadamente
  • recuar

French

  • environ
  • promettre
  • abréger
  • raccourcir
726 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
621 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
591 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
137 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3499 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
451 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
808 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.12 Japanese for Busy People
211 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
211 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
381 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1516 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1632 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
860 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1177 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1374 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27242X Morohashi
1280 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4440 New Nelson (John Haig)
1362 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1462 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
258 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
534 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2752 2001 Kanji
6a3.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-3 SKIP code
2792.0 Four corner code
1-44-83 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d04 Unicode hex code