Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
fold, break, fracture, bend, yield, submit
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
962 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 曲折 【キョクセツ】 windings, meanderings, complications, twists and turns
  • 屈折 【クッセツ】 bending, curving, twisting, turning, winding, warping (of feelings, logic, etc.), distortion, twisting, refraction, inflection
  • 折伏 【シャクブク】 preaching down, breaking down somebody's false beliefs through confrontation (in order to convert them to the right faith)

Kun reading compounds

  • 折る 【おる】 to break, to fracture, to break off, to snap off, to pick (e.g. flowers), to fold, to bend, to make (origami), to interrupt, to end
  • 折 【おり】 opportunity, chance, occasion, time, folding, fold, pleat, crease, small food box (wooden or cardboard), counter for folds, counter for items (esp. food) packed in an oribako
  • 折り合い 【おりあい】 agreement (e.g. business, dispute), understanding, compromise, settlement, mutual relations (between family members, coworkers, etc.)
  • 折々 【おりおり】 occasionally, now and then, from time to time
  • 指折り 【ゆびおり】 leading, prominent, eminent, foremost, distinguished, counting on one's fingers
  • 折 【おり】 opportunity, chance, occasion, time, folding, fold, pleat, crease, small food box (wooden or cardboard), counter for folds, counter for items (esp. food) packed in an oribako
  • 折り合い 【おりあい】 agreement (e.g. business, dispute), understanding, compromise, settlement, mutual relations (between family members, coworkers, etc.)
  • 折々 【おりおり】 occasionally, now and then, from time to time
  • 指折り 【ゆびおり】 leading, prominent, eminent, foremost, distinguished, counting on one's fingers
  • 折れる 【おれる】 to break, to be broken, to snap, to fracture, to be folded, to give in, to back down, to yield, to submit, to turn (a corner)

Readings

Japanese names:
せき
Chinese:
zhe2, she2, zhe1
Korean:
jeol, je

Spanish

  • plegar
  • doblar
  • romper
  • dividir
  • en ese tiempo
  • quebrar

Portuguese

  • dobrar
  • quebrar
  • fraturar
  • curvar
  • produto
  • submeter

French

  • plier
  • casser
  • fracture
  • courber
  • céder
  • soumettre
  • tourner (coin)
651 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
551 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
522 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
830 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1855 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
585 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
560 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
385 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1394 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1483 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
772 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
860 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
297 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
189 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
225 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1139 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11890 Morohashi
253 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2094 New Nelson (John Haig)
1130 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1211 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
485 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1354 2001 Kanji
3c4.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
5202.1 Four corner code
1-32-62 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6298 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
prostrated, bend down, bow, cover, lay (pipes)
Kun:
ふ.せるふ.す
On:
フク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1604 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 伏兵 【フクヘイ】 ambush, troops in ambush, unexpected opposition, unexpected obstacle
  • 伏線 【フクセン】 foreshadowing, preparation, precautionary measures
  • 起伏 【キフク】 undulation, ups and downs, highs and lows
  • 承服 【ショウフク】 accepting, consenting, agreeing, submission, compliance, agreement, consent

Kun reading compounds

  • 伏せる 【ふせる】 to turn over (face down), to lay face down, to lay upside down, to point downwards (eyes, head, etc.), to cast down (eyes), to lie (one's body) face down, to lie flat (on the ground), to conceal, to hide, to keep secret, to place in hiding (e.g. troops for an ambush), to lie down, to retire, to go to bed (with an illness)
  • 伏す 【ふす】 to bend down, to bow down, to prostrate oneself, to hide oneself

Readings

Japanese names:
ふし、 ふせ
Chinese:
fu2
Korean:
bog, bu

Spanish

  • al revés
  • cubierto
  • oculto
  • obedecer
  • dar la vuelta
  • poner al revés
  • cubrir
  • ocultar
  • agacharse
  • doblarse

Portuguese

  • prostrado
  • curva abaixo
  • proa
  • capa

French

  • prostré
  • se courber
  • s'incliner
  • tendre (embuscade)
  • couvrir
  • poser (tuyaux)
1763 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1412 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
377 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1331 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1039 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
234 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1356 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1439 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1421 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
71 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
49 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
29 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
30 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
971 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
438 Morohashi
45 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
139 New Nelson (John Haig)
962 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1035 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1059 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2163 2001 Kanji
2a4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-4 SKIP code
2323.4 Four corner code
1-41-90 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f0f Unicode hex code