Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
proclaim, say, announce
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
695 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 宣 【セン】 imperial order, imperial decree
  • 宣伝 【センデン】 publicity, advertisement, advertising, propaganda
  • 託宣 【タクセン】 oracle
  • 街宣 【ガイセン】 carrying out (political) propaganda activity on the streets

Kun reading compounds

  • 宣ふ 【のたまう】 to say
  • 宣う 【のたまう】 to say, to be pleased to say

Readings

Japanese names:
とおる、 のぶ、 のぼる、 のり、 ひさ、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xuan1
Korean:
seon

Spanish

  • proclamar
  • promulgar
  • anunciar
  • difundir

Portuguese

  • proclamar
  • dizer
  • anunciar

French

  • proclamer
  • dire
  • annoncer
829 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
924 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
913 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1012 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1301 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
569 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1208 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
919 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
625 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
635 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
850 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
475 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2799 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1440 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1940 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
191 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7132 Morohashi
2252 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1328 New Nelson (John Haig)
188 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
200 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
885 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
772 2001 Kanji
3m6.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-6 SKIP code
3010.6 Four corner code
1-32-75 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5ba3 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
revelation, tell, inform, announce
Kun:
つ.げる
On:
コク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
188 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 告白 【コクハク】 confession (to a crime, wrongdoing, etc.), admission, professing one's feelings (to someone one wants to go out with), declaration of love, profession (of faith), confession (of sins)
  • 告知 【コクチ】 notice, announcement
  • 広告 【コウコク】 advertisement, advertising, announcement, notice
  • 警告 【ケイコク】 warning, advice

Kun reading compounds

  • 告げる 【つげる】 to tell, to inform, to announce, to indicate, to signal, to mark

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gao4, gu4
Korean:
go, gog

Spanish

  • revelación
  • contar
  • informar
  • anunciar

Portuguese

  • revelação
  • contar
  • informar
  • anuncia

French

  • révélation
  • dire
  • informer
  • annoncer
398 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
507 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
481 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
320 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
900 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
296 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
408 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
490 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
690 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
703 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
892 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
288 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3062 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1560 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2134 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
253 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3381P Morohashi
2409 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
744 New Nelson (John Haig)
247 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
262 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
398 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
480 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2477 2001 Kanji
3d4.18 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-3 SKIP code
2460.1 Four corner code
1-25-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
544a Unicode hex code