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

8 strokes (also 7)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
urge, force, imminent, spur on
Kun:
せま.る
On:
ハク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
773 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 迫撃 【ハクゲキ】 close attack
  • 迫害 【ハクガイ】 persecution, oppression
  • 肉薄 【ニクハク】 closing in on (the enemy, first place, etc.), coming close to, pressing hard, pressing hard (e.g. with a question), taking to task, grilling
  • 威迫 【イハク】 menace, threat, intimidation

Kun reading compounds

  • 迫る 【せまる】 to approach, to draw near, to be imminent, to press (someone for something), to urge, to compel

Readings

Japanese names:
さこ、 せ、 せこ、 はさ、 はさま、 はざま
Chinese:
po4, pai3
Korean:
bag

Spanish

  • estrechar
  • acercarse
  • atormentar
  • acosar
  • presionar

Portuguese

  • Urgir
  • forçar
  • esporear

French

  • pousser
  • forcer
  • harceler
  • imminent
  • éperonner
1697 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
842 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4676 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1411 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1805 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
747 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1175 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1233 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
964 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
684 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3815 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1953 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2647 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
288 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38797P Morohashi
3074 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6031 New Nelson (John Haig)
282 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
300 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1218 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
878 2001 Kanji
2q5.5 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-5 SKIP code
3630.0 Four corner code
39-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8feb Unicode hex code