Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
small, insignificant
Parts:
be pointed, sharp, taper, displeased, angry, edgy
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
2133 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 先端 【センタン】 pointed end, tip, point, cusp (of a leaf, crescent moon, etc.), apex (of a curve), forefront, vanguard, spearhead, leading edge
  • 尖塔 【セントウ】 spire, steeple, pinnacle, minaret
  • 肺尖 【ハイセン】 pulmonary apex, apex of a lung
  • 刀尖 【トウセン】 tip of a sword

Kun reading compounds

  • 尖る 【とがる】 to taper to a point, to become pointed, to become sharp, to look displeased, to look sour, to be on edge, to be touchy
  • 切っ先 【きっさき】 point (of a sword, etc.), pointed verbal attack

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jian1
Korean:
cheom

Spanish

  • puntiagudo
  • afilado
  • disgustado
  • hacerse puntiagudo
  • hacerse afilado

Portuguese

French

1357 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2700 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1864 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
7480 Morohashi
2176 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1393 New Nelson (John Haig)
2903 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2912 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3n3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
9043.0 Four corner code
1-32-77 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c16 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
bristle, beard
Parts:
shape, form, style
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
418 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 形 【ケイ】 form, tense, adjective, i-adjective (in Japanese)
  • 形式 【ケイシキ】 form (as opposed to substance), format, form, style, manner, formality, form, mode, form, form (bilinear, quadratic, etc.)
  • 変形 【ヘンケイ】 transformation, variation, metamorphosis, modification, deformation, variety, deformity, monster
  • 図形 【ズケイ】 figure, shape, graphic
  • 形相 【ギョウソウ】 look (esp. an angry or upset look), expression
  • 奇形 【キケイ】 deformity, malformation, strange shape, unusual shape
  • 大仰 【オオギョウ】 exaggerated, overblown, pretentious

Kun reading compounds

  • 形 【かた】 shape, appearance, collateral, obverse of an old "zeni" coin
  • 形 【かたち】 form, shape, figure, visage
  • 館 【やかた】 mansion, palace, manor house, castle, nobleman, noblewoman, dignitary, cabin (on a boat, carriage, etc.)
  • 借金のカタ 【しゃっきんのカタ】 security for a loan, collateral
  • 形 【かたち】 form, shape, figure, visage
  • 形作る 【かたちづくる】 to form, to shape, to make, to mold, to mould, to build up
  • 顔かたち 【かおかたち】 features, looks
  • 姿形 【すがたかたち】 appearance, figure, shape, form
  • 形 【なり】 style, way, shape, form, appearance, state
  • 形体 【なりかたち】 one's appearance
  • 生成り 【きなり】 unbleached cloth, unbleached colour (color), unbleached, undyed
  • 二形 【ふたなり】 hermaphrodite, androgyny, hermaphroditism

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xing2
Korean:
hyeong

Spanish

  • forma
  • figura
  • tipo

Portuguese

  • forma
  • formulário
  • estilo

French

  • forme
  • style
200 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
115 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
104 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
408 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1589 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
223 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
518 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
414 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.6 Japanese for Busy People
395 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
399 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
509 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
615 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1050 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
565 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
749 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1727 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9969 Morohashi
846 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1713 New Nelson (John Haig)
1711 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1847 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
306 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
141 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3260 2001 Kanji
3j4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-3 SKIP code
1242.2 Four corner code
1-23-33 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f62 Unicode hex code