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

5 strokes (also 4)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
crowded, mixture, in bulk, included, (kokuji)
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
675 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

Kun reading compounds

  • 込む 【こむ】 to be crowded, to be packed, to be complex, to go into, to put into, to remain (seated), to be plunged into (silence), to do thoroughly, to do intently, to continue in the same state
  • 込み 【こみ】 including, inclusive of, komi, extra points given to the white player as compensation for playing second (in go)
  • 混み合う 【こみあう】 to be crowded, to be packed, to be jammed
  • 割り込み 【わりこみ】 queue jumping, breaking into a line, muscling in on, wedging oneself in, interruption, sharing a theater box (theatre), interrupt
  • 差し込み 【さしこみ】 insertion, plug, (electrical) outlet, power point, spasm of pain, griping pain, (fit of) convulsions, stitch
  • 込める 【こめる】 to load (a gun, etc.), to charge, to put into (e.g. emotion, effort), to include (e.g. tax in a sales price), to hang over, to shroud, to enshroud, to envelop, to screen

Readings

Japanese names:
こみ、 ごめ
Korean:
ib

Spanish

  • abarrotar
  • llenarse
  • apiñarse
  • meter
  • incluir

Portuguese

  • apinhado
  • misturar
  • em volume
  • incluido

French

  • encombré
  • mélange
  • en gros
  • inclus
  • (kokuji)
1275 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
280 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4660 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
987 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
948 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
178 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.9 Japanese for Busy People
776 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
790 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
961 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
675 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3762 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1917 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2608 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
787 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38712P Morohashi
3030 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6010 New Nelson (John Haig)
780 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
843 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
396 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1055 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3562 2001 Kanji
2q2.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-2 SKIP code
3-2-2 SKIP code
3830.0 Four corner code
25-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8fbc Unicode hex code