Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
Variants:
suspicious, mystery, apparition
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1634 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 怪 【カイ】 mystery, wonder
  • 怪獣 【カイジュウ】 monster
  • 奇奇怪怪 【キキカイカイ】 very strange, bizarre, weird, mysterious
  • 夜道怪 【ヤドウカイ】 folk monster who wanders at night injuring and kidnapping people
  • 怪我 【ケガ】 injury, wound, mistake, accident, loss
  • けが人 【ケガニン】 wounded person, injured person
  • 物怪 【モッケ】 unexpected
  • 物の怪 【モノノケ】 (vengeful) ghost, specter, spectre

Kun reading compounds

  • 怪しい 【あやしい】 suspicious, dubious, questionable, dodgy, shady, fishy, doubtful, unsure, uncertain, unlikely, implausible, untrustworthy, unreliable, clumsy, awkward, shaky, poor, strange, weird, eerie, spooky, uncanny, ominous (e.g. weather), threatening, dangerous (e.g. financial situation), uncertain, suspicious (of a potential amorous relation), mysterious, bewitching, alluring, enticing, enchanting
  • 怪しい手つきで 【あやしいてつきで】 clumsily, with clumsy hands
  • 怪しむ 【あやしむ】 to suspect

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
guai4
Korean:
goe

Spanish

  • desconfiado
  • receloso
  • misterio
  • fantasma
  • sospechoso
  • desconfiar
  • recelar
  • dudar
  • sospechar

Portuguese

  • Suspeito
  • mistério
  • aparição

French

  • méfiant
  • mystère
  • apparition
1061 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1367 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1665 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1176 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1291 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1476 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1573 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1450 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
809 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
354 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
220 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
264 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
723 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10483 Morohashi
297 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1821 New Nelson (John Haig)
716 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
773 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1172 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1172 2001 Kanji
4k5.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
9701.4 Four corner code
1-18-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
602a Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
hand
Kun:
て--てた-
On:
シュ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
60 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 手術 【シュジュツ】 surgery, operation, procedure, skill with one's hands, sleight of hand
  • 手記 【シュキ】 note, memorandum
  • 二塁手 【ニルイシュ】 second baseman
  • 名手 【メイシュ】 master, expert, expert board game player (chess, go, shogi, etc.)
  • 交際上手 【コウサイジョウズ】 good at socializing, sociability, being a good mixer
  • 処世上手 【ショセイジョウズ】 knowing how to get on in the world, knowing the secret of success in life

Kun reading compounds

  • 手 【て】 hand, arm, forepaw, foreleg, handle, hand, worker, help, trouble, care, effort, means, way, trick, move, technique, workmanship, hand, handwriting, kind, type, sort, one's hands, one's possession, ability to cope, hand (of cards), direction, move (in go, shogi, etc.)
  • 手足 【てあし】 hands and feet, limbs, person at one's beck and call, person at hand, reliable worker
  • 逆手 【ぎゃくて】 underhand grip, backhand grip (e.g. in tennis), unexpected twist, turning the tables (on an opponent)
  • 担い手 【にないて】 bearer, carrier, person bearing responsibility, person in charge, supporter

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shou3
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • mano

Portuguese

  • mão

French

  • main
28 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
35 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
32 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
42 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1827 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
37 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
54 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
118 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.19 Japanese for Busy People
57 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
57 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
170 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
847 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4267 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2155 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2907 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
644 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11768 Morohashi
3456 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2060 New Nelson (John Haig)
637 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
687 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
57 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
30 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2247 2001 Kanji
3c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-3 SKIP code
2-1-3 SKIP code
2050.0 Four corner code
1-28-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
624b Unicode hex code