Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
sign of the tiger, 3-5AM, third sign of Chinese zodiac
Kun:
とら
On:
イン
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
1975 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 丙寅 【ヒノエトラ】 Fire Tiger (3rd year of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1926, 1986, 2046)
  • 甲寅 【キノエトラ】 Wood Tiger (51st year of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1914, 1974, 2034)

Kun reading compounds

  • 寅 【とら】 the Tiger (third sign of the Chinese zodiac), hour of the Tiger (around 4am, 3-5am, or 4-6am), east-northeast, first month of the lunar calendar
  • 寅年 【とらどし】 year of the Tiger
  • 庚寅 【かのえとら】 Metal Tiger (27th year of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1950, 2010, 2070)
  • 甲寅 【きのえとら】 Wood Tiger (51st year of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1914, 1974, 2034)

Readings

Japanese names:
とも、 のぶ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yin2
Korean:
in, i

Spanish

  • signo del tigre
  • tercer signo de zodíaco

Portuguese

French

  • signe de la 3ème branche terrestre
  • signe du Tigre (zodiaque)
  • 3 à 5 heures du matin
1563 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1314 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1911 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1439 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2052 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2854 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1471 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1981 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2025 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7204 Morohashi
2289 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1341 New Nelson (John Haig)
2006 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2162 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3m8.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-8 SKIP code
3080.6 Four corner code
1-38-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bc5 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
engrave, cut fine, chop, hash, mince, time, carving
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
866 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 刻 【コク】 period of time (usu. a period of approx. two hours corresponding to one of the signs of the Chinese zodiac), carving, engraving, cutting, mincing, victory, strictness, cruelty
  • 刻々 【コッコク】 moment by moment, hour by hour
  • 復刻 【フッコク】 republication, reissue, reprinting, reproduction
  • 刻一刻 【コクイッコク】 moment by moment, hour by hour

Kun reading compounds

  • 刻む 【きざむ】 to mince, to cut fine, to chop up, to hash, to shred, to carve, to engrave, to chisel, to notch, to tick away (time), to beat out (e.g. rhythm), to record the passing moments, to etch (into one's mind), to remember distinctly, to have tattooed, to torment
  • 刻み 【きざみ】 mincing, cutting, chopping, notch, nick, rapping (a percussion instrument), beating, shredded tobacco, interval
  • 刻み足 【きざみあし】 mincing steps

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ke4, ke1
Korean:
gag

Spanish

  • grabar
  • esculpir
  • triste
  • angustiado
  • tiempo
  • afilar
  • cincelar

Portuguese

  • escultura
  • picar
  • fatiar
  • moer
  • esculpir

French

  • graver
  • découper
  • émincer
  • hacher
  • moment
  • gravure
875 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
865 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1033 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
681 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1444 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
361 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
900 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1211 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1274 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1139 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
190 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1619 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
851 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1166 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1535 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1970 Morohashi
1267 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
478 New Nelson (John Haig)
1521 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1639 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
863 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
443 2001 Kanji
2f6.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-2 SKIP code
0280.0 Four corner code
1-25-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
523b Unicode hex code