Jisho

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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
  • 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
  • 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

Chinese:
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
28-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
624b Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 塞源 【ソクゲン】 blockage of a source
  • 塞栓 【ソクセン】 embolus, abnormal substance (i.e. air) circulating in the blood
  • 梗塞 【コウソク】 stoppage, tightness, block, infarction (e.g. cardiac)
  • 閉塞 【ヘイソク】 blockage, blockade, blocking up, stoppage, obstruction, occlusion
  • 塞翁が馬 【サイオウガウマ】 the future is unpredictable, unscrutable are the ways of heaven, the irony of fate
  • 道祖神 【ドウソジン】 traveler's guardian deity (traveller)
  • 防塞 【ボウサイ】 fort
  • 城塞 【ジョウサイ】 fortress, stronghold, citadel

Kun reading compounds

  • 塞ぐ 【ふさぐ】 to stop up, to close up, to block (up), to plug up, to shut up, to cover (ears, eyes, etc.), to close (eyes, mouth), to stand in the way, to obstruct, to occupy, to fill up, to take up, to perform one's role, to do one's duty, to feel depressed, to be in low spirits, to mope

Readings

Chinese:
sai1, sai4, se4
Korean:
sae, saeg

Spanish

Portuguese

French

1324 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
465 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2924 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2033 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
5349 Morohashi
2330 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1069 New Nelson (John Haig)
2214 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1646 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
772 2001 Kanji
3m10.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-10 SKIP code
3010.4 Four corner code
26-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
585e Unicode hex code