Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
thumb, inch
Parts:
revered, valuable, precious, noble, exalted
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
1181 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 尊 【ソン】 zun (ancient Chinese wine vessel, usu. made of bronze), honorific prefix referring to the listener, counter for buddhas
  • 尊敬 【ソンケイ】 respect, esteem, reverence, honour, honor
  • 自尊 【ジソン】 self-respect, esteem, self-importance, pride
  • 至尊 【シソン】 extreme reverence, deeply revered person, the Emperor

Kun reading compounds

  • 尊い 【とうとい】 precious, valuable, priceless, noble, exalted, sacred
  • 尊い油 【たっといあぶら】 anointing oil
  • 尊い 【とうとい】 precious, valuable, priceless, noble, exalted, sacred
  • 尊い油 【たっといあぶら】 anointing oil
  • 貴ぶ 【とうとぶ】 to value, to prize, to esteem, to respect
  • 貴ぶ 【とうとぶ】 to value, to prize, to esteem, to respect

Readings

Japanese names:
さだ、 たか、 たけ、 みこと
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zun1
Korean:
jon, jun

Spanish

  • aprecio
  • valor
  • estima
  • respeto
  • reverencia
  • apreciar
  • valorar
  • estimar
  • respetar
  • reverenciar

Portuguese

  • honrado
  • precioso
  • valioso
  • nobre
  • exaltado

French

  • révérer
  • précieux
  • noble
  • haut placé
838 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
939 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
927 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1220 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
607 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
856 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
480 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1797 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
704 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
717 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
479 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
509 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2920 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1500 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2029 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1451 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7445X Morohashi
2324 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1386 New Nelson (John Haig)
1439 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1547 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
952 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
948 2001 Kanji
2o10.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-9 SKIP code
2-9-3 SKIP code
8034.6 Four corner code
1-34-26 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c0a Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
rap 攴 (攵)
Parts:
awe, respect, honor, revere
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
1078 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 敬 【ケイ】 reverence, respect
  • 敬意 【ケイイ】 respect, honour, honor
  • 失敬 【シッケイ】 rudeness, impoliteness, disrespect, impertinence, leaving, going (on one's way), saying goodbye, taking without permission, stealing, pinching, pilfering, my apologies, I must be going now, so long
  • 愛敬 【アイギョウ】 love and respect
  • ご愛嬌 【ゴアイキョウ】 entertainment, amusement, fun
  • 男は度胸女は愛敬 【オトコハドキョウオンナハアイキョウ】 men should be brave, women should be affable

Kun reading compounds

  • 敬う 【うやまう】 to show respect for, to revere, to honour, to honor, to worship, to hold in esteem

Readings

Japanese names:
け、 たか、 たかし、 たけ、 とし、 のり、 ひろ、 ゆき、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jing4
Korean:
gyeong

Spanish

  • respeto
  • honor
  • mostrar respeto
  • respetar

Portuguese

  • temor
  • respeito
  • honra
  • reverencia

French

  • respect
  • déférence
  • honorer
  • révérer
766 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
856 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
846 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1247 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2055 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
857 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
591 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1691 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
705 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
718 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
478 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
943 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2136 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1117 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1517 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
340 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13285P Morohashi
1701 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2351 New Nelson (John Haig)
334 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
356 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
943 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1966 2001 Kanji
4i8.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-4 SKIP code
4864.0 Four corner code
1-23-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
656c Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
word, speech, language
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
301 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 語 【ゴ】 word, language, speech
  • 語学 【ゴガク】 study of foreign languages, linguistics
  • 標語 【ヒョウゴ】 motto, slogan, catchword
  • 造語 【ゾウゴ】 coined word, coinage, neologism

Kun reading compounds

  • 語る 【かたる】 to talk about, to speak of, to tell, to narrate, to recite, to chant, to indicate, to show
  • 語るに落ちる 【かたるにおちる】 to let slip a secret, to let the cat out of the bag
  • 語らう 【かたらう】 to talk, to tell, to recite, to pledge, to conspire with

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yu3, yu4
Korean:
eo

Spanish

  • palabra
  • discurso
  • lenguaje
  • hablar
  • conversar
  • narrar

Portuguese

  • palavra
  • discurso
  • língua

French

  • langage
  • mot
  • raconter
209 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
124 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
112 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
274 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4374 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
231 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
87 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2136 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
67 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
67 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
154 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1685 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1944 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1040 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1402 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
353 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35533 Morohashi
1543 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5628 New Nelson (John Haig)
347 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
371 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
211 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
231 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3077 2001 Kanji
7a7.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-7 SKIP code
0166.1 Four corner code
1-24-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a9e Unicode hex code