Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
pity, be sparing of, frugal, stingy, regret
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1641 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 惜敗 【セキハイ】 regrettable defeat, defeat by a narrow margin
  • 惜春 【セキシュン】 lamenting the passing of spring, lamenting the passing of one's youth
  • 痛惜 【ツウセキ】 deep regret
  • 哀惜 【アイセキ】 grief, sorrow

Kun reading compounds

  • 惜しい 【おしい】 regrettable, disappointing, unfortunate, precious, dear, valuable, too good for, deserving better, almost (but not quite), close (but no cigar)
  • 惜しむ 【おしむ】 to be frugal, to be sparing, to value, to hold dear, to regret (e.g. a loss), to feel sorry (for), to be unwilling, to be reluctant
  • 惜しむべき 【おしむべき】 lamentable, regrettable

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xi1, xi2
Korean:
seog

Spanish

  • lastima
  • condolencia
  • pena
  • penoso
  • lamentable
  • condolerse
  • sentir
  • estimar

Portuguese

  • compaixão
  • poupar
  • frugal
  • mesquinho

French

  • regret
  • frugal
  • radin
  • économe
1484 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1542 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1712 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1024 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1303 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
765 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
779 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1455 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
820 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
586 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
355 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
442 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1195 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10814 Morohashi
484 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1894 New Nelson (John Haig)
1187 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1271 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1434 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1178 2001 Kanji
4k8.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
9406.1 Four corner code
1-32-43 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
60dc Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
rap 攴 (攵)
Parts:
Variants:
failure, defeat, reversal
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
516 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 敗 【ハイ】 loss, defeat, counter for losses
  • 敗因 【ハイイン】 cause of defeat
  • 惜敗 【セキハイ】 regrettable defeat, defeat by a narrow margin
  • 零敗 【レイハイ】 going undefeated, losing without scoring a point, whitewash, being shut out

Kun reading compounds

  • 敗れる 【やぶれる】 to be defeated, to be beaten, to be unsuccessful, to lose

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bai4
Korean:
pae

Spanish

  • fallo
  • derrota
  • fracaso
  • ser derrotado
  • ser vencido
  • fracasar

Portuguese

  • falha
  • derrota
  • mudança na sorte

French

  • défaut
  • défaite
  • revers
693 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
591 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
562 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
562 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4494 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
670 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
589 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
511 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
520 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
718 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
941 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1868 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
991 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1342 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
337 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13227 Morohashi
1476 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2343 New Nelson (John Haig)
331 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
353 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
420 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
575 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3966 2001 Kanji
7b4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-4 SKIP code
6884.0 Four corner code
1-39-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6557 Unicode hex code