Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
oneself 己 (巳, 已, 㔾)
Parts:
Variants:
scroll, volume, book, part, roll up, wind up, tie, coil, counter for texts (or book scrolls)
Kun:
ま.くまきま.き
On:
カンケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
944 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 巻 【カン】 volume (of book), reel (of film)
  • 巻末 【カンマツ】 end of a book
  • 圧巻 【アッカン】 highlight, best part, stunning, incredible, superb
  • 通巻 【ツウカン】 consecutive number of (or total) volumes
  • 巻雲 【ケンウン】 cirrus (cloud)
  • 巻纓 【ケンエイ】 rolled tail (of a traditional Japanese hat), looped tail
  • 席巻 【セッケン】 sweeping conquest, sweeping over, conquering, invading

Kun reading compounds

  • 巻く 【まく】 to wind, to coil, to roll, to wear (e.g. turban, scarf), to envelope, to shroud, to outflank, to skirt, to link (verse), to move ahead (three hours, etc.), to move up
  • 巻 【まき】 roll (e.g. of cloth), winding, volume (of book)
  • 巻き返し 【まきかえし】 rally, recovery, rollback, rewind
  • 絵巻 【えまき】 picture scroll
  • 鉢巻 【はちまき】 headband
  • 巻 【まき】 roll (e.g. of cloth), winding, volume (of book)
  • 巻き返し 【まきかえし】 rally, recovery, rollback, rewind
  • 絵巻 【えまき】 picture scroll
  • 鉢巻 【はちまき】 headband

Readings

Chinese:
juan4, juan3
Korean:
gweon

Spanish

  • enrollar
  • rollo
  • volumen
  • tomo
  • liar

Portuguese

  • rolo
  • volume
  • livro
  • parte
  • enrolar
  • laço
  • mola
  • sufixo para contagem de para textos (em livros)

French

  • rouleau
  • livre
  • tome
  • volume
  • partie
  • enrouler
  • envelopper
  • compteur de textes (manuscrits roulés)
841 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
826 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
636 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1466 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
885 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
493 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
975 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
507 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
516 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
715 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
555 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3273 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1691 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2298 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1215 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8759P Morohashi
2645 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1545 New Nelson (John Haig)
1207 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1292 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
878 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1056 2001 Kanji
0a9.11 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-3 SKIP code
4-9-2 SKIP code
9071.7 Four corner code
20-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5dfb Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
corpse
Parts:
shaku, Japanese foot, measure, scale, rule
On:
シャク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1940 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 尺 【シャク】 shaku (unit of distance approximately equal to 30.3 cm), rule, measure, scale, length
  • 尺度 【シャクド】 gauge, standard, measure, criterion, index, length, size, (measuring) rule, scale
  • 大尺 【ダイシャク】 large shaku (approx. 35.6cm)
  • 対数尺 【タイスウシャク】 log rule

Readings

Japanese names:
せき
Chinese:
chi3, che3
Korean:
cheog

Spanish

  • regla
  • medida
  • antigua unidad de medida

Portuguese

  • shaku
  • pé Japonês
  • medida
  • escala
  • regra

French

  • shaku (30,303 cm)
  • mesure
  • échelle
  • règle
895 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
884 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1842 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1377 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1781 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1227 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
96 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1895 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2071 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
762 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
521 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4248 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2146 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2896 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1079 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7632 Morohashi
3440 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1404 New Nelson (John Haig)
1070 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1151 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
830 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3762 2001 Kanji
3r1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-1 SKIP code
3-3-1 SKIP code
7780.7 Four corner code
28-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c3a Unicode hex code