Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
work
Parts:
distinction, difference, variation, discrepancy, margin, balance
Kun:
さ.すさ.し
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
449 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 差 【サ】 difference, variation, difference
  • 差し 【サシ】 between (e.g. two people), face to face, hindrance, impediment, arrhythmic section of recitative in noh music, prefix used for stress or emphasis, counter for traditional dance songs
  • 落差 【ラクサ】 difference in elevation (between two points in a body of water), head, drop (e.g. of a waterfall), fall distance, difference, gap
  • 賃金格差 【チンギンカクサ】 wage differential

Kun reading compounds

  • 差す 【さす】 to shine, to be visible, to be tinged with, to rise (of water levels), to flow in, to be felt (i.e. as an emotion), to come over one, to hold up (an umbrella, etc.), to put up, to raise, to extend one's arm straight ahead (in dance), to insert, to put in, to wear (a sword) in one's belt, to wear at one's side, to carry under one's arm, to insert one's arm under an opponent's arm, to pole (a boat), to pour, to add (liquid), to serve (drinks), to put on (lipstick, etc.), to apply, to colour, to dye, to light (a fire), to burn, to shut, to close, to lock, to fasten, to stop in the midst of, to leave undone
  • 差し 【さし】 between (e.g. two people), face to face, hindrance, impediment, arrhythmic section of recitative in noh music, prefix used for stress or emphasis, counter for traditional dance songs
  • 尺 【さし】 ruler, measure
  • 旗指 【はたさし】 samurai who carries his general's banner while riding into battle, small war flag attached to the back of one's armour during battle
  • 一差し 【ひとさし】 one dance, one game (e.g. of shogi)

Readings

Chinese:
chai1, cha1, cha4, ci1
Korean:
cha, chi

Spanish

  • distinción
  • diferencia
  • remanente
  • poner
  • echar
  • verter

Portuguese

  • distinção
  • diferença
  • variação
  • discrepancia
  • margem
  • equilíbrio

French

  • différence
  • distinction (entre)
  • variation
  • divergence
  • marge
  • balance
399 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
508 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
482 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
614 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3662 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
662 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
492 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1164 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
658 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
669 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
674 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
553 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4104 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2082 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2821 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
560 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8732 Morohashi
3311 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1537 New Nelson (John Haig)
554 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
593 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
544 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
972 2001 Kanji
2o8.4 The Kanji Dictionary
3-7-3 SKIP code
2-6-4 SKIP code
2-2-8 SKIP code
2-3-7 SKIP code
8021.1 Four corner code
26-25 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5dee Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1870 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 挟殺 【キョウサツ】 rundown
  • 挟瞼器 【キョウケンキ】 entropion forceps

Kun reading compounds

  • 挟む 【はさむ】 to hold between (e.g. one's fingers, chopsticks), to grip (from both sides), to put between, to sandwich between, to insert, to interpose, to catch (e.g. a finger in a door), to trap, to pinch, to insert (e.g. a break into proceedings), to interpose (e.g. an objection), to interject, to throw in (e.g. a joke), to be on either side of (a road, table, etc.), to have between each other, to be across (a street, river, etc.), to harbour (feelings), to cast (e.g. doubt)
  • 挟まる 【はさまる】 to get between, to be caught in
  • 差し挟む 【さしはさむ】 to insert, to interrupt, to slip in a word, to harbor (e.g. doubts), to harbour, to entertain (e.g. a theory)

Readings

Chinese:
xie2
Korean:
hyeob

Spanish

  • insertar
  • interponer
  • intercalar
  • meter entre
  • unir (dos extremos)

Portuguese

  • Um pouco
  • entre

French

  • pincer
  • entre deux
1165 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1923 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
570 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1354 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1437 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1473 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
886 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
450 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
277 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
335 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1275 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
377 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2146 New Nelson (John Haig)
1267 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1357 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1258 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3c6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
5503.0 Four corner code
22-20 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
631f Unicode hex code