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

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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 (an engine, radio, etc.), to set (a dial, alarm clock, etc.), to put on (a DVD, song, etc.), to use (a device, implement, etc.), to cause (someone 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

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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

11 strokes
Radical:
mountain
Parts:
Variants:

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 崖下 【ガイカ】 below a cliff
  • 崖上 【ガイジョウ】 cliff top
  • 断層崖 【ダンソウガイ】 fault scarp, fault escarpment
  • 崎崖 【キガイ】 steepness of a mountain

Kun reading compounds

  • 崖 【がけ】 cliff, precipice, precipice, brink of a dangerous situation
  • 崖上 【がいじょう】 cliff top
  • 財政の崖 【ざいせいのがけ】 fiscal cliff (e.g. potential 2013 US financial crisis), fiscal precipice
  • ガラスの崖 【ガラスのがけ】 glass cliff (corporate leadership)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ya2, ai2
Korean:
ae, eui

Spanish

  • acantilado
  • precipicio
  • despeñadero

Portuguese

French

1428 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1737 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1556 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2862 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1988 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
8180 Morohashi
1488 New Nelson (John Haig)
2227 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
841 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3o8.11 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-8 SKIP code
2221.4 Four corner code
1-19-19 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5d16 Unicode hex code