Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
work
Parts:
adroit, skilled, ingenuity
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1537 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 巧妙 【コウミョウ】 ingenious, skillful, clever, deft
  • 巧拙 【コウセツ】 skill, workmanship, dexterity, quality
  • 不精巧 【フセイコウ】 clumsy, bungling
  • 大巧 【タイコウ】 great talent

Kun reading compounds

  • 巧み 【たくみ】 skillful, adroit, dexterous, masterful, clever, ingenious, cunning
  • 巧む 【たくむ】 to devise, to plot, to plan
  • 上手い 【うまい】 skillful, skilful, clever, expert, wise, successful, delicious, appetizing, appetising, tasty, fortunate, splendid, promising

Readings

Japanese names:
かつ、 たくみ、 よし
Chinese:
qiao3
Korean:
gyo

Spanish

  • habilidad
  • destreza
  • ingenio
  • diestro
  • hábil
  • ingenioso

Portuguese

  • hábil
  • engenhoso

French

  • adroit
  • habile
  • ingénieux
1242 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1444 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1453 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1363 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1247 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
238 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1627 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1737 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1786 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
551 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
219 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
137 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
166 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1249 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8721 Morohashi
188 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1533 New Nelson (John Haig)
1241 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1329 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1047 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3152 2001 Kanji
0a5.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-2 SKIP code
1-3-3 SKIP code
1112.7 Four corner code
25-10 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5de7 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
Variants:
exquisite, strange, queer, mystery, miracle, excellent, delicate, charming
Kun:
たえ
On:
ミョウビョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1122 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 妙 【ミョウ】 strange, weird, odd, curious, wonder, mystery, miracle, excellence, cleverness, adroitness, knack, skill
  • 妙案 【ミョウアン】 ingenious idea, excellent plan, bright idea
  • 絶妙 【ゼツミョウ】 exquisite, superb, perfect, miraculous
  • 軽妙 【ケイミョウ】 light and easy, lambent, clever, witty, smart
  • 神妙 【シンミョウ】 meek, quiet, docile, humble, faithful, obedient, mysterious, marvelous, marvellous

Kun reading compounds

  • 妙なる 【たえなる】 exquisite (e.g. melody), melodious, delicate, enchanting
  • 妙なる調べ 【たえなるしらべ】 enchanting melody, sweet tune
  • 白妙 【しろたえ】 white cloth, white

Readings

Chinese:
miao4
Korean:
myo

Spanish

  • exquisito
  • encantador
  • admirable
  • extraño
  • raro
  • misterioso
  • joven

Portuguese

  • estranho
  • seleto
  • afeminado
  • mistério
  • milagre
  • charmoso
  • delicado
  • excelente

French

  • bizarre
  • surprenant
  • mystère
  • merveilleux
  • excellent
  • exquis
  • délicat
  • charmant
1841 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1045 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1199 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1321 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1188 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
614 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1154 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1209 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1150 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
437 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
280 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
176 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
210 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
124 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6090 Morohashi
239 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1191 New Nelson (John Haig)
123 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
130 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1114 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1760 2001 Kanji
3e4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
4942.0 Four corner code
44-15 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5999 Unicode hex code