Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
Variants:
exquisite, strange, queer, mystery, miracle, excellent, delicate, charming
Kun:
たえ
On:
ミョウビョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1122 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 妙 【ミョウ】 strange, weird, odd, curious, wonder, mystery, miracle, excellence, cleverness, adroitness, knack, skill
  • 妙案 【ミョウアン】 ingenious idea, excellent plan, bright idea
  • 絶妙 【ゼツミョウ】 exquisite, superb, perfect, miraculous
  • 軽妙 【ケイミョウ】 light and easy, lambent, clever, witty, smart
  • 神妙 【シンミョウ】 meek, quiet, docile, humble, faithful, obedient, mysterious, marvelous, marvellous

Kun reading compounds

  • 妙なる 【たえなる】 exquisite (e.g. melody), melodious, delicate, enchanting
  • 妙なる調べ 【たえなるしらべ】 enchanting melody, sweet tune
  • 白妙 【しろたえ】 white cloth, white

Readings

Chinese:
miao4
Korean:
myo

Spanish

  • exquisito
  • encantador
  • admirable
  • extraño
  • raro
  • misterioso
  • joven

Portuguese

  • estranho
  • seleto
  • afeminado
  • mistério
  • milagre
  • charmoso
  • delicado
  • excelente

French

  • bizarre
  • surprenant
  • mystère
  • merveilleux
  • excellent
  • exquis
  • délicat
  • charmant
1841 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1045 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1199 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1321 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1188 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
614 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1154 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1209 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1150 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
437 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
280 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
176 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
210 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
124 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6090 Morohashi
239 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1191 New Nelson (John Haig)
123 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
130 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1114 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1760 2001 Kanji
3e4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
4942.0 Four corner code
44-15 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5999 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
skill, art, craft, ability, feat, performance, vocation, arts
Kun:
わざ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
434 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 技 【ワザ】 technique, art, skill, move
  • 技巧 【ギコウ】 technique, finesse
  • 国技 【コクギ】 national sport (e.g. sumo)
  • 陸上競技 【リクジョウキョウギ】 track-and-field events

Kun reading compounds

  • 技 【わざ】 technique, art, skill, move
  • 技あり 【わざあり】 waza-ari (in judo, a half-point awarded for good but incomplete execution)
  • 寝技 【ねわざ】 pinning technique (in wrestling or judo), underhanded dealings
  • 投げ技 【なげわざ】 throw or throwing technique (sumo, judo)

Readings

Chinese:
ji4
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • habilidad
  • arte
  • técnica

Portuguese

  • habilidade
  • arte
  • ofício
  • capacidade
  • façanha
  • performance
  • vocação
  • artes

French

  • habileté
  • art
  • technique
  • jeu (d'acteur)
  • prouesse
  • métier
  • vocation
  • arts
579 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
673 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
644 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
387 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1853 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
463 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
558 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
381 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
871 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
891 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
369 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
857 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
292 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
185 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
221 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
719 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11855 Morohashi
248 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2092 New Nelson (John Haig)
712 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
769 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
665 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1367 2001 Kanji
3c4.16 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
5404.7 Four corner code
21-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6280 Unicode hex code