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

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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

14 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
hawser, class (genus), rope, cord, cable
Kun:
つな
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1053 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 綱 【コウ】 class
  • 綱領 【コウリョウ】 general plan, main points, summary, platform (e.g. for a campaign), mission statement
  • 要綱 【ヨウコウ】 main principle, gist, general plan, guidelines, outline
  • 大綱 【タイコウ】 fundamental principles, main lines, outline, summary, general features

Kun reading compounds

  • 綱 【つな】 rope, grand champion's braided belt
  • 綱引き 【つなひき】 tug of war (orig. a form of divination to predict whether the year will be favourable or unfavourable), forward puller (of a rickshaw)
  • 命の綱 【いのちのつな】 the thread of life
  • 望みの綱 【のぞみのつな】 one's last hope, one's only hope, the last hope

Readings

Chinese:
gang1
Korean:
gang

Spanish

  • soga
  • cuerda
  • cordón
  • categoría

Portuguese

  • amarrio
  • classe (gênero em biologia)
  • corda
  • cabo

French

  • haussière
  • classe (genre)
  • corde
  • câble
1264 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1250 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3561 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1052 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1635 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2661 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1609 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1716 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1566 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1541 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1735 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
928 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1253 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1982 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27576 Morohashi
1372 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4525 New Nelson (John Haig)
1963 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2114 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1723 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2753 2001 Kanji
6a8.23 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-8 SKIP code
2792.0 Four corner code
25-43 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7db1 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
slacken, loosen, relax, lessen, be moderate, ease
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
933 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 緩和 【カンワ】 relief, mitigation, alleviation, relaxation (of restrictions, tensions, etc.), easing, softening
  • 緩急 【カンキュウ】 pace, tempo, slow and fast, in case of emergency
  • 弛緩 【シカン】 relaxation (e.g. of muscles), becoming flaccid
  • 軍紀弛緩 【グンキチカン】 lack of (slackness in) military discipline, demoralization

Kun reading compounds

  • 緩い 【ゆるい】 loose, lenient, lax, gentle (curve, slope, etc.), slow, weak, soft, not firm, difficult, hard
  • 緩やか 【ゆるやか】 loose, slack, gentle (slope, curve), slow (speed), lenient, liberal, lax
  • 緩やかに進む 【ゆるやかにすすむ】 to proceed slowly
  • 緩む 【ゆるむ】 to become loose, to slacken (e.g. rope), to become less tense, to relax, to let one's guard down, to slacken (e.g. coldness, supervision), to become lax, to become softer (e.g. ground, facial expression), (of ice) to partially melt, to decrease (e.g. speed), (of a market price) to go down slightly
  • 緩める 【ゆるめる】 to loosen, to slacken, to relax (attention, efforts, etc.), to let down (one's guard), to relieve (tension), to relax (a rule), to ease (e.g. restrictions), to loosen (control), to reduce (speed), to slow down, to ease up, to make more gradual (of a slope)

Readings

Japanese names:
ひろ
Chinese:
huan3
Korean:
wan

Spanish

  • fácil
  • despacio
  • disminución
  • mitigado
  • aliviado
  • aflojar(se)
  • relajar(se)
  • disminuir
  • indulgente

Portuguese

  • afrouxar
  • relaxar
  • diminuir
  • moderar
  • facilitar

French

  • relâcher
  • abaisser
  • décompresser
  • lâche (noeud)
  • modéré
  • aise
1112 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1267 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3584 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1454 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1639 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2659 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1089 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1140 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1271 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1549 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1757 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
943 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1272 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1971 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27669 Morohashi
1389 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4551 New Nelson (John Haig)
1952 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2102 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1791 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2767 2001 Kanji
6a9.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-9 SKIP code
2294.7 Four corner code
20-43 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7de9 Unicode hex code