Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
Variants:
lie down, sleep, rest, bed, remain unsold
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
1034 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 寝 【ネ】 sleep
  • 寝具 【シング】 bedding, bedclothes

Kun reading compounds

  • 寝る 【ねる】 to sleep (lying down), to go to bed, to lie in bed, to lie down, to sleep (with someone, i.e. have intercourse), to lie flat (e.g. of hair), to lie idle (of funds, stock, etc.), to ferment (of soy sauce, miso, etc.)
  • 寝る子は育つ 【ねるこはそだつ】 sleep brings up a child well, a well-slept child is a well-kept child
  • 寝かす 【ねかす】 to put to sleep, to lay (something) on its side

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qin3
Korean:
chim

Spanish

  • acostarse
  • dormir

Portuguese

  • sono
  • descanso
  • cama
  • invendável (encalhado)

French

  • être couché
  • dormir
  • se reposer
  • lit
  • invendu
1441 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1079 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1326 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
918 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
473 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1976 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1079 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1127 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
127 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
493 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2925 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1503 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2034 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1158 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7278P Morohashi
2329 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1353 New Nelson (John Haig)
1150 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1233 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1620 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
767 2001 Kanji
3m10.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-10 SKIP code
3014.7 Four corner code
1-31-18 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bdd Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
oneself 己 (巳, 已, 㔾)
Parts:
Variants:
scroll, volume, book, part, roll up, wind up, tie, coil, counter for texts (or book scrolls)
Kun:
ま.くまきま.き
On:
カンケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
944 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 巻 【カン】 volume (of book), reel (of film), scroll (of books or paintings), roll (paper, etc.)
  • 巻末 【カンマツ】 end of a book
  • 圧巻 【アッカン】 highlight, best part, stunning, incredible, superb
  • 通巻 【ツウカン】 consecutive number of (or total) volumes
  • 巻雲 【ケンウン】 cirrus (cloud)
  • 巻纓 【ケンエイ】 rolled tail (of a traditional Japanese hat), looped tail
  • 席巻 【セッケン】 sweeping conquest, sweeping over, conquering, invading

Kun reading compounds

  • 巻く 【まく】 to wind, to coil, to roll, to wear (e.g. turban, scarf), to envelope, to shroud, to outflank, to skirt, to link (verse), to move ahead (three hours, etc.), to move up
  • 巻 【まき】 roll (e.g. of cloth), winding (e.g. watch), volume (of book), speeding up, heel (of a Japanese sandal)
  • 巻き返し 【まきかえし】 rally, recovery, comeback, rollback, winding (thread, etc.)
  • 絵巻 【えまき】 picture scroll
  • 鉢巻 【はちまき】 headband
  • 巻 【まき】 roll (e.g. of cloth), winding (e.g. watch), volume (of book), speeding up, heel (of a Japanese sandal)
  • 巻き返し 【まきかえし】 rally, recovery, comeback, rollback, winding (thread, etc.)
  • 絵巻 【えまき】 picture scroll
  • 鉢巻 【はちまき】 headband

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
juan4, juan3
Korean:
gweon

Spanish

  • enrollar
  • rollo
  • volumen
  • tomo
  • liar

Portuguese

  • rolo
  • volume
  • livro
  • parte
  • enrolar
  • laço
  • mola
  • sufixo para contagem de para textos (em livros)

French

  • rouleau
  • livre
  • tome
  • volume
  • partie
  • enrouler
  • envelopper
  • compteur de textes (manuscrits roulés)
841 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
826 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
636 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1466 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
885 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
493 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
975 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
507 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
516 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
715 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
555 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3273 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1691 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2298 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1215 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8759P Morohashi
2645 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1545 New Nelson (John Haig)
1207 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1292 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
878 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1056 2001 Kanji
0a9.11 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-3 SKIP code
4-9-2 SKIP code
9071.7 Four corner code
1-20-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5dfb Unicode hex code