Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
skill, art, craft, ability, feat, performance, vocation, arts
Kun:
わざ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
434 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 技 【ワザ】 technique, art, skill, move
  • 技巧 【ギコウ】 technique, finesse
  • 国技 【コクギ】 national sport (e.g. sumo)
  • 陸上競技 【リクジョウキョウギ】 track-and-field events

Kun reading compounds

  • 技 【わざ】 technique, art, skill, move
  • 技あり 【わざあり】 waza-ari (in judo, a half-point awarded for good but incomplete execution)
  • 寝技 【ねわざ】 pinning technique (in wrestling or judo), underhanded dealings
  • 投げ技 【なげわざ】 throw or throwing technique (sumo, judo)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji4
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • habilidad
  • arte
  • técnica

Portuguese

  • habilidade
  • arte
  • ofício
  • capacidade
  • façanha
  • performance
  • vocação
  • artes

French

  • habileté
  • art
  • technique
  • jeu (d'acteur)
  • prouesse
  • métier
  • vocation
  • arts
579 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
673 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
644 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
387 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1853 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
463 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
558 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
381 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
871 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
891 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
369 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
857 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
292 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
185 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
221 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
719 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11855 Morohashi
248 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2092 New Nelson (John Haig)
712 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
769 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
665 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1367 2001 Kanji
3c4.16 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
5404.7 Four corner code
1-21-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6280 Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
stone
Parts:
广
grind, polish, scour, improve, brush (teeth)
Kun:
みが.くす.る
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1608 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 摩耗 【マモウ】 wear, abrasion
  • 磨羯宮 【マカツキュウ】 Capricorn (10th zodiacal sign), the Goat
  • 琢磨 【タクマ】 polish (jewels), cultivation
  • 達磨 【ダルマ】 daruma, tumbling doll, round, red-painted good-luck doll in the shape of Bodhidharma, with a blank eye to be completed when a person's wish is granted, Bodhidharma, prostitute

Kun reading compounds

  • 磨く 【みがく】 to polish, to shine, to brush (e.g. teeth), to grind (e.g. lens), to refine (e.g. a skill), to improve, to cultivate
  • 擦る 【する】 to rub, to chafe, to strike (match), to file, to frost (glass), to lose (e.g. a match), to forfeit, to squander one's money (e.g. through gambling, Pachinko, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
おさむ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mo2, mo4
Korean:
ma

Spanish

  • pulido
  • abrillantado
  • pulir
  • abrillantar
  • lavarse los dientes

Portuguese

  • moer
  • polir
  • explorar
  • melhorar
  • escovar (dentes)

French

  • polir
  • moudre
  • récurer
  • améliorer
  • brosser (dents)
1831 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1376 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5393 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1985 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
768 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2596 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1531 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1632 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1731 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1410 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3946 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2033 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2744 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
601 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24449P Morohashi
3181 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4045 New Nelson (John Haig)
594 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
638 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1840 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
577 2001 Kanji
3q13.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-13 SKIP code
3-11-5 SKIP code
0026.1 Four corner code
1-43-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
78e8 Unicode hex code