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 (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 (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:
rain
Parts:
cloud
Kun:
くも-ぐも
On:
ウン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
1256 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 雲散霧消 【ウンサンムショウ】 vanishing like mist
  • 雲海 【ウンカイ】 sea of clouds
  • 青雲 【セイウン】 blue sky, erudition, detachment from the world, high rank
  • 星雲 【セイウン】 nebula, galaxy

Kun reading compounds

  • 雲 【くも】 cloud
  • 雲行き 【くもゆき】 weather, look of the sky, situation, turn of affairs, signs, way the wind is blowing
  • 白雲 【しらくも】 white clouds
  • 八重雲 【やえぐも】 layers of clouds

Readings

Japanese names:
き、 ずも、 のめ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yun2
Korean:
un

Spanish

  • nube

Portuguese

  • nuvem

French

  • nuage
47 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
83 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
78 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1124 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5046 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
478 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
997 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2027 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
636 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
646 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
844 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1860 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3447 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1774 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2415 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
430 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42235 Morohashi
2773 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6522 New Nelson (John Haig)
423 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
452 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
213 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3171 2001 Kanji
8d4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-4 SKIP code
1073.1 Four corner code
1-17-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96f2 Unicode hex code