Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
choose, select, elect, prefer
Kun:
えら.ぶ
On:
タク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
847 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 択 【タク】 counter for choices, options, etc.
  • 択一 【タクイツ】 choosing one from among several, multiple choice
  • 一択 【イッタク】 (only) one option, one possible choice
  • 性選択 【セイセンタク】 sexual selection

Kun reading compounds

  • 選ぶ 【えらぶ】 to choose, to select

Readings

Chinese:
ze2, zhai2
Korean:
taeg

Spanish

  • elegir
  • seleccionar
  • escoger

Portuguese

  • escolher
  • selecionar
  • eleger
  • preferir

French

  • choisir
  • sélectionner
  • élire
  • préférer
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1362 2001 Kanji
3c4.21 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
5708.7 Four corner code
34-82 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
629e Unicode hex code