Jisho

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3 strokes
Radical:
thumb, inch
Parts:
measurement, tenth of a shaku, a little, small
On:
スン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1669 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 寸 【スン】 sun (approx. 3.03 cm), length, measurement, shortness, tininess
  • 寸前 【スンゼン】 just before, on the verge of, on the brink of, just in front of, just ahead of
  • 原寸 【ゲンスン】 actual size, full size
  • 外寸 【ガイスン】 external dimensions, outer size

Readings

Japanese names:
す、 みき
Chinese:
cun4
Korean:
chon

Spanish

  • longitud
  • medida
  • un poco
  • sólo
  • antigua unidad de medida

Portuguese

  • medição
  • medida valendo pés/ 10

French

  • dimension
  • un peu
  • sun = 3,03 cm (1/10 de shaku)
920 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
909 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1523 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1348 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1045 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1220 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
34 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1894 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2070 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
367 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
499 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3652 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1864 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2541 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
45 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7411 Morohashi
2935 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1372 New Nelson (John Haig)
45 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
45 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
828 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1448 2001 Kanji
0a3.17 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-1 SKIP code
4-3-3 SKIP code
4030.0 Four corner code
1-32-3 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bf8 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
Variants:
iron
Kun:
くろがね
On:
テツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
672 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 鉄 【テツ】 iron (Fe), strong and hard (as iron), railway, railway enthusiast
  • 鉄製 【テッセイ】 made of iron
  • 国鉄 【コクテツ】 national railway (esp. former Japan National Railways)
  • 新日本製鐵 【シンニッポンセイテツ】 Nippon Steel Corporation

Kun reading compounds

  • 黒金 【くろがね】 iron

Readings

Japanese names:
けん、 てっ
Chinese:
tie3
Korean:
cheol

Spanish

  • hierro
  • acero

Portuguese

  • ferro

French

  • fer
283 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
374 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
353 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
327 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4844 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
242 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
976 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1948 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
312 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
312 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
147 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1814 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2147 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1126 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1527 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
854 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40285 Morohashi
1711 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6253 New Nelson (John Haig)
846 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
909 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
449 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
422 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2863 2001 Kanji
8a5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-5 SKIP code
8513.0 Four corner code
1-37-20 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9244 Unicode hex code