Jisho

×

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 (e.g. a dictionary), to consult, 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 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
16-90 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f15 Unicode hex code

退

9 strokes (also 8)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
retreat, withdraw, retire, resign, repel, expel, reject
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
424 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 退役 【タイエキ】 retiring from military service
  • 退院 【タイイン】 leaving hospital, discharge from hospital
  • 進退 【シンタイ】 movement, course of action, advance or retreat
  • 勇退 【ユウタイ】 bowing out, retiring voluntarily

Kun reading compounds

  • 退く 【しりぞく】 to step back, to move back, to retreat, to withdraw (from the presence of a superior), to leave, to exit, to resign, to retire, to quit, to concede
  • 退ける 【しりぞける】 to repel, to drive away, to repulse, to reject
  • 退く 【ひく】 to move back, to draw back, to recede, to lessen, to subside, to ebb, to resign, to retire, to quit
  • 退く 【どく】 to step aside, to move (i.e. out of the way), to make way, to resign, to retire, to quit, to secede
  • 退ける 【のける】 to put something out of the way, to move (something, someone) aside, to remove, to exclude, to take away, to set aside, to keep apart, to remove (someone) from the group, to shun, to do well despite difficulties, to accomplish despite adversity, to do resolutely, to do boldly
  • 退く 【どく】 to step aside, to move (i.e. out of the way), to make way, to resign, to retire, to quit, to secede

Readings

Chinese:
tui4
Korean:
toe

Spanish

  • retroceder
  • retirarse
  • renunciar
  • dimitir
  • destruir
  • negar
  • rechazar
  • rehusar

Portuguese

  • retirada
  • sacar
  • retirar
  • pedir demissão
  • repelir
  • expelir
  • rejeitar

French

  • retraite
  • se retirer
  • démissionner
  • repousser
  • exclure
  • rejeter
839 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
769 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
746 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
613 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4684 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
459 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
954 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1236A Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
846 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
865 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
348 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
687 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3838 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1969 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2665 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1477 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38839P Morohashi
3094 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6040 New Nelson (John Haig)
1465 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1575 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
703 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3865 2001 Kanji
2q6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-6 SKIP code
3730.3 Four corner code
34-64 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9000 Unicode hex code