Jisho

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20 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
Variants:
state of suspension, hang, depend, consult, distant, far apart
Kun:
か.けるか.かる
On:
ケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
889 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 懸賞 【ケンショウ】 offering a prize, prize competition, prize, reward
  • 懸案 【ケンアン】 pending question, unresolved problem
  • 倒懸 【トウケン】 hanging (someone) upside down
  • 懸案 【ケンアン】 pending question, unresolved problem
  • 懸念 【ケネン】 worry, fear, anxiety, concern
  • 手掛け 【テカケ】 handle, mistress, kept woman, concubine
  • 首懸 【コウガケ】 leather strap put across a horse's neck

Kun reading compounds

  • 掛ける 【かける】 to hang up (e.g. a coat, a picture on the wall), to let hang, to suspend (from), to hoist (e.g. sail), to raise (e.g. flag), to put on (e.g. a blanket), to put on top of, to cover, to lay, to spread, to put on (glasses, etc.), to wear (a necklace, etc.), to make (a call), to spend (time, money), to expend, to use, to pour (liquid) onto, to sprinkle (powder or spices) onto, to splash, to throw (e.g. water) onto, to turn on (engine, radio, etc.), to set (dial, alarm clock, etc.), to put on (DVD, song, etc.), to use (device, implement, etc.), to cause (somebody inconvenience, trouble, etc.), to burden (someone), to impose, to multiply (arithmetic operation), to secure (e.g. lock), to take a seat, to sit, to rest (something on something else), to support (something on something else), to bind, to wager, to bet, to risk, to stake, to gamble, to put an effect (spell, anaesthetic, etc.) on, to hold (a play, festival, etc.), to hold an emotion for (pity, hope, etc.), to argue (in court), to deliberate (in a meeting), to present (e.g. idea to a conference, etc.), to increase further, to catch (in a trap, etc.), to set atop, to erect (a makeshift building), to apply (insurance), to pun (on a word), to use (a word) as a pivot word, to play on words, to be partway doing ..., to begin (but not complete) ..., to be about to ..., to address (someone), to direct (something, to someone), to do (something, to someone)
  • 掛かる 【かかる】 to take (a resource, e.g. time or money), to hang, to come into view, to arrive, to come under (a contract, a tax), to start (engines, motors), to attend, to deal with, to handle, to have started to, to be on the verge of, to overlap (e.g. information in a manual), to cover, to (come) at, to be fastened, to be covered (e.g. with dust, a table-cloth, etc.), to be caught in, to get a call, to depend on

Readings

Chinese:
xuan2
Korean:
hyeon

Spanish

  • suspender
  • colgar
  • depender
  • estar suspendido

Portuguese

  • suspender
  • pendurar
  • 10%
  • instalar
  • depender
  • consultar

French

  • suspendre
  • pendre
  • 10%
  • installer
  • dépendre
  • consulter
1225 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1275 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1790 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1283 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1328 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2984 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
911 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
933 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
450 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
806 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3632 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1855 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2532 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1406 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11462 Morohashi
2915 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2011 New Nelson (John Haig)
1394 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1495 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1930 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1258 2001 Kanji
4k16.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-16-4 SKIP code
6233.9 Four corner code
2233.9 Four corner code
1-23-92 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
61f8 Unicode hex code

Speed

Stroke order

Readings

Chinese:
yong1, yong3
Korean:
ong

Spanish

Portuguese

French

332 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
5524 Morohashi
1096 New Nelson (John Haig)
2j14.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-14 SKIP code
0010.4 Four corner code
1-52-57 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
58c5 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
Variants:
droop, suspend, hang, slouch
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1720 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 垂直 【スイチョク】 vertical, perpendicular
  • 垂纓 【スイエイ】 hanging tail (of a traditional Japanese hat), drooping tail
  • 口蓋垂 【コウガイスイ】 uvula
  • 虫垂 【チュウスイ】 (vermiform) appendix

Kun reading compounds

  • 垂れる 【たれる】 to hang, to droop, to dangle, to sag, to lower, to pull down, to leave behind (at death), to give, to confer, to drip, to ooze, to trickle, to drop
  • 垂らす 【たらす】 to dribble, to spill, to suspend, to hang down, to slouch, to dangle
  • 垂れ 【たれ】 sauce (esp. soy or mirin-based dipping sauce), hanging, something hanging (flap, lappet, etc.), (kendo) loin guard, kanji radical enclosing the top-left corner of a character, -ass, -head
  • 垂れ幕 【たれまく】 hanging banner, hanging screen, curtain
  • 垂んとす 【なりなんとす】 to close in on (30 years of age, etc.), to approach, to get close to
  • 垂んとする 【なんなんとする】 to close in on (30 years of age, etc.), to approach, to get close to

Readings

Japanese names:
たる、 だれ
Chinese:
chui2
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • estar colgado
  • colgar
  • suspender

Portuguese

  • declínio
  • suspender
  • pendurar
  • negligente

French

  • pendre
  • suspendre
  • tomber
  • être avachi
  • goutter
918 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
907 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1716 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
211 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1214 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1150 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
761 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1070 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1117 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1322 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
350 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4382 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2219 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2985 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1596 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5012 Morohashi
3565 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
999 New Nelson (John Haig)
1582 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1705 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
866 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2272 2001 Kanji
0a8.12 The Kanji Dictionary
4-8-2 SKIP code
2-1-7 SKIP code
2010.4 Four corner code
1-31-66 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5782 Unicode hex code