Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
loneliness, quietly, mellow, mature, death of a priest
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1599 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 寂 【ジャク】 (entering into) nirvana, died, silent, tranquil
  • 寂然 【セキゼン】 lonely, desolate, forlornness, desolation
  • 和敬清寂 【ワケイセイジャク】 harmony, respect, purity and tranquility, the four most important elements of the tea ceremony
  • 空寂 【クウジャク】 complete emptiness (i.e. as a denial of the inherent existence of all things), nirvana (where this emptiness is realized), quiet and lonely
  • 寂 【ジャク】 (entering into) nirvana, died, silent, tranquil
  • 寂然 【セキゼン】 lonely, desolate, forlornness, desolation
  • 闃寂 【ゲキセキ】 silent and still, desolate
  • 寂々 【セキセキ】 sad, lonesome, desolate

Kun reading compounds

  • 寂 【さび】 patina, antique look, elegant simplicity, well-trained voice
  • 寂しい 【さびしい】 lonely, lonesome, solitary, desolate
  • 侘と寂 【わびとさび】 taste for the simple and quiet, wabi and sabi
  • 寂々 【せきせき】 sad, lonesome, desolate
  • 寂しい 【さびしい】 lonely, lonesome, solitary, desolate
  • 寂れる 【さびれる】 to decline (in prosperity), to become deserted, to become desolate, to taper off (of a sound)
  • 寂しい 【さびしい】 lonely, lonesome, solitary, desolate

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji4, ji2
Korean:
jeog

Spanish

  • soledad
  • solitario
  • morir
  • caer

Portuguese

  • isolamento
  • calmamente
  • amadurecer
  • amadurecimento
  • morte de um padre

French

  • solitude
  • tranquillement
  • mûr
  • patiné
  • mort d'un prêtre
1345 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1871 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1315 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1300 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1213 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1436 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1669 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1784 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1380 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
487 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2855 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1472 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1982 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
727 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7200 Morohashi
2290 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1342 New Nelson (John Haig)
720 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
777 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1422 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
767 2001 Kanji
3m8.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-8 SKIP code
3094.7 Four corner code
1-28-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bc2 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
sort of thing, so, if so, in that case, well
Kun:
しかしか.りしか.し
On:
ゼンネン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
401 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 然 【ゼン】 -like
  • 然諾 【ゼンダク】 consent, saying yes
  • 必然 【ヒツゼン】 inevitable, necessary, certain, sure, inevitability, necessity
  • 漠然 【バクゼン】 vague, obscure, indistinct, hazy, ambiguous
  • 寂然 【セキゼン】 lonely, desolate, forlornness, desolation
  • 自然 【ジネン】 occurring naturally (without human influence)

Kun reading compounds

  • 然 【しか】 like that, as such, yeah, uh-huh
  • 然し 【しかし】 however, but
  • 然り 【しかり】 yes, yea, aye, affirmative, to be so
  • 然し 【しかし】 however, but
  • 然して 【そして】 and, and then, thus, and now, and finally
  • 然 【さ】 so, like that, in that way
  • 然有らぬ 【さあらぬ】 casual, indifferent, nonchalant
  • 然然 【ささ】 such and such

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ran2
Korean:
yeon

Spanish

  • de esa forma
  • en ese caso

Portuguese

  • Tipos de objetos
  • assim
  • se assim
  • naquele caso
  • bem

French

  • un certain
  • si c'est comme ça
  • dans ce cas
  • suffixe adverbial
450 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
557 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
528 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
375 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2770 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
437 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
716 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1788 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
651 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
662 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
401 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1279 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3456 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1779 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2423 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
246 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19149 Morohashi
2782 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3435 New Nelson (John Haig)
241 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
256 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
144 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
592 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2540 2001 Kanji
4d8.10 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-4 SKIP code
2333.3 Four corner code
1-33-19 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7136 Unicode hex code