Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
bow
Parts:
Variants:
bullet, twang, flip, snap
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
853 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 弾 【ダン】 counter for parts, stages, installments, etc. (of a story, series, project, campaign, etc.), counter for bullets
  • 弾圧 【ダンアツ】 oppression, suppression, pressure
  • 防弾 【ボウダン】 bulletproof, bombproof
  • 砲弾 【ホウダン】 shell, cannonball

Kun reading compounds

  • 弾く 【ひく】 to play (a stringed or keyboard instrument)
  • 弾む 【はずむ】 to spring, to bound, to bounce, to be stimulated, to be encouraged, to get lively, to pay handsomely, to splurge, to part eagerly with (money, etc.), to breathe hard, to pant, to be out of breath
  • 玉 【たま】 ball, sphere, globe, orb, bead (of sweat, dew, etc.), drop, droplet, ball (in sports), pile (of noodles, etc.), bullet, bulb (i.e. a light bulb), lens (of glasses, etc.), bead (of an abacus), ball (i.e. a testicle), gem, jewel (esp. spherical; sometimes used figuratively), pearl, female entertainer (e.g. a geisha), person (when commenting on their nature), character, item, funds or person used as part of a plot, egg, coin, precious, beautiful, excellent
  • 弾傷 【たまきず】 bullet wound, gunshot wound
  • 弾く 【はじく】 to flip, to snap, to flick, to repel, to use (an abacus), to calculate, to strum, to pluck the strings (of a guitar, etc.)
  • 弾ける 【はじける】 to burst open, to split open, to pop, to be bursting with (e.g. youth, laughter, flavor), to bounce, to bound
  • 弾正台 【だんじょうだい】 Imperial Prosecuting and Investigating Office (1869-1871 CE), Imperial Prosecuting and Investigating Office (under the ritsuryo system)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dan4, tan2
Korean:
tan

Spanish

  • bala
  • pelota
  • chasquido
  • golpe seco
  • chasquear
  • tocar (piano
  • guitarra
  • etc.)

Portuguese

  • Bala (arma)
  • fanhoso
  • sacudidela
  • estalo

French

  • boulet
  • rebond
  • chiquenaude
  • vibration
1570 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
933 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1575 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1099 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1272 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1880 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1539 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1641 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
590 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
613 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
697 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
418 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
524 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1950 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9836P Morohashi
572 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1699 New Nelson (John Haig)
1931 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2081 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1529 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3555 2001 Kanji
3h9.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
1925.6 Four corner code
1-35-38 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f3e Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
turban, scarf
Parts:
curtain, bunting, act of play
Kun:
とばり
On:
マクバク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
835 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 幕 【マク】 curtain, bunting, act (in play)
  • 幕開け 【マクアケ】 the rise of the curtain, opening (of play), beginning (e.g. of an era), opening (festival, event, etc.)
  • 入幕 【ニュウマク】 advancing to the first grade
  • 閉幕 【ヘイマク】 falling of the curtain, coming to an end
  • 幕末 【バクマツ】 closing days of the Tokugawa shogunate, end of Edo era
  • 幕府 【バクフ】 bakufu, shogunate
  • 帷幕 【イバク】 curtain, field staff headquarters, secret meeting place
  • 倒幕 【トウバク】 overthrow of the shogunate

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mu4
Korean:
mag

Spanish

  • cortina
  • telón
  • acto de una obra
  • del gobierno shogun
  • final

Portuguese

  • cortina
  • pano p/ decoração
  • atuar em peças teatrais

French

  • rideaux
  • guirlande
  • acte (théâtre)
989 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
977 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
836 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4026 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1250 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1252 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1989 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1432 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1521 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1157 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
570 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2937 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1509 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2044 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
416 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9051X Morohashi
2335 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1578 New Nelson (John Haig)
409 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
437 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
967 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1944 2001 Kanji
3k10.19 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-10 SKIP code
2-10-3 SKIP code
2-7-6 SKIP code
4422.7 Four corner code
1-43-75 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e55 Unicode hex code