Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
bow
Parts:
pull, tug, jerk, admit, install, quote, refer to
Kun:
ひ.くひ.ける
On:
イン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
218 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 引退 【インタイ】 retirement
  • 引責 【インセキ】 taking responsibility
  • 誘引 【ユウイン】 enticement, inducement, attraction
  • 吸引 【キュウイン】 absorption, suction, aspiration, attraction, draw

Kun reading compounds

  • 引く 【ひく】 to pull, to tug, to lead (e.g. a horse), to draw (attention, sympathy, etc.), to attract (e.g. interest), to draw back (e.g. one's hand), to draw in (one's chin, stomach, etc.), to pull in, to draw (a card, mahjong tile, etc.), to draw (a line, plan, etc.), to catch (a cold), to play (a stringed or keyboard instrument), to look up (in a dictionary, phone book, etc.), to consult, to check, to haul, to pull (vehicles), to subtract, to deduct, to recede, to ebb, to fade, to be descend from, to inherit (a characteristic), to quote, to cite, to raise (as evidence), to lay on (electricity, gas, etc.), to install (e.g. a telephone), to supply (e.g. water), to hold (e.g. a note), to apply (e.g. lipstick), to oil (e.g. a pan), to wax (e.g. a floor), to move back, to draw back, to recede, to lessen, to subside, to ebb, to go down (e.g. of swelling), to resign, to retire, to quit
  • 引く手 【ひくて】 admirer, inducer
  • 引ける 【ひける】 to close, to be over, to break up (e.g. school), to lose one's nerve, to feel daunted

Readings

Japanese names:
いな、 ひき、 ひけ、 びき
Chinese:
yin3
Korean:
in

Spanish

  • tirar
  • remolcar
  • retroceder
  • ser guiado
  • arrastrar
  • tocar (instrumento de cuerda)

Portuguese

  • puxar
  • rebocar
  • sacudir
  • permitir
  • instalar
  • citação
  • referir-se

French

  • tirer
  • admettre
  • installer
  • citation
  • référence
  • jouer (musique)
  • attraper (froid)
156 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
81 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
77 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
238 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1562 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
271 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
167 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
144 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.2 Japanese for Busy People
216 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
216 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
257 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
605 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
207 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
133 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
160 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1240 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9699 Morohashi
181 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1681 New Nelson (John Haig)
1232 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1318 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
263 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
87 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3554 2001 Kanji
3h1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-1 SKIP code
1220.0 Four corner code
1-16-90 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f15 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
interchange, period, change, convert, replace, renew
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
687 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 換金 【カンキン】 realization (of goods into money), conversion (into money), liquidation
  • 換気 【カンキ】 ventilation
  • 互換 【ゴカン】 interchange, transposition, compatible (e.g. PC)
  • 代換 【ダイカン】 hypallage

Kun reading compounds

  • 換える 【かえる】 to replace, to exchange, to interchange, to substitute
  • 替わる 【かわる】 to succeed, to relieve, to replace, to take the place of, to substitute for, to take over for, to represent, to hand over (telephone), to be exchanged, to change (places with), to switch

Readings

Chinese:
huan4
Korean:
hwan

Spanish

  • cambio
  • intercambio
  • intercambiar
  • sustituir
  • reemplazar
  • ser intercambiado
  • ser convertido

Portuguese

  • trocar
  • turno
  • carga
  • mudar

French

  • échanger
  • remplacer
  • convertir
  • change
1105 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
846 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1964 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
957 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
580 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1586 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1693 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
749 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
913 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
716 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
429 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
537 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1052 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12358 Morohashi
587 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2233 New Nelson (John Haig)
1043 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1122 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1540 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1363 2001 Kanji
3c9.15 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
5703.4 Four corner code
1-20-25 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
63db Unicode hex code