Jisho

×

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), scroll (of books or paintings), roll (paper, etc.)
  • 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 volumes, total number of 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 (over, across), conquering, overwhelming

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 (e.g. watch), volume (of book), speeding up, heel (of a Japanese sandal)
  • 巻き返し 【まきかえし】 rally, recovery, comeback, rollback, winding (thread, etc.)
  • 絵巻 【えまき】 picture scroll
  • 鉢巻 【はちまき】 headband
  • 巻 【まき】 roll (e.g. of cloth), winding (e.g. watch), volume (of book), speeding up, heel (of a Japanese sandal)
  • 巻き返し 【まきかえし】 rally, recovery, comeback, rollback, winding (thread, etc.)
  • 絵巻 【えまき】 picture scroll
  • 鉢巻 【はちまき】 headband

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-20-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5dfb Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
cart, car
Parts:
axis, pivot, stem, stalk, counter for book scrolls
On:
ジク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1261 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 軸 【ジク】 axis, shaft, axle, center, centre, focal point, key point, stalk, stem, hanging scroll
  • 軸足 【ジクアシ】 pivot foot, emphasis, priority, focus
  • 基軸 【キジク】 basis, foundation, core, criterion, standard
  • 中軸 【チュウジク】 axis, pivot, central figure, key man

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhou2, zhou4, zhu2
Korean:
chug

Spanish

  • eje
  • pivote
  • péndulo
  • mango

Portuguese

  • eixo
  • pivô
  • talo
  • caule
  • sufixo para contagem de pergaminhos

French

  • axe
  • pivot
  • tige
  • compteur de livres en rouleaux
1330 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1719 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4619 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1258 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1798 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
988 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1023 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1589 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1776 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1908 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1014 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1371 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1121 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38269 Morohashi
1514 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5952 New Nelson (John Haig)
1112 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1193 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1591 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1576 2001 Kanji
7c5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-5 SKIP code
5506.0 Four corner code
1-28-20 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8ef8 Unicode hex code