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

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ze2, zhai2
Korean:
taeg

Spanish

  • elegir
  • seleccionar
  • escoger

Portuguese

  • escolher
  • selecionar
  • eleger
  • preferir

French

  • choisir
  • sélectionner
  • élire
  • préférer
1551 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1413 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1845 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1096 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1341 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
382 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
993 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1030 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
764 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
861 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
299 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
191 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
227 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1083 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11902P Morohashi
255 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2082 New Nelson (John Haig)
1074 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1155 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1127 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1362 2001 Kanji
3c4.21 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
5708.7 Four corner code
1-34-82 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
629e Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Variants:
fell, strike, attack, punish
Kun:
き.るそむ.くう.つ
On:
バツハツボチ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1816 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 伐木 【バツボク】 felling, logging
  • 間伐 【カンバツ】 periodic thinning (e.g. forest)
  • 乱伐 【ランバツ】 reckless deforestation, overcutting of forests

Kun reading compounds

  • 伐る 【きる】 to cut down (e.g. trees)
  • 討つ 【うつ】 to attack, to destroy, to defeat, to conquer, to avenge

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fa2, fa1
Korean:
beol

Spanish

  • talar
  • cortar
  • atacar
  • golpear

Portuguese

  • Derrotado
  • bater
  • ataque
  • punir

French

  • abattre
  • frapper
  • attaquer
  • punir
1707 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1990 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
370 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1535 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1040 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1509 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1610 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1422 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
70 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
46 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
26 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
27 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1003 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
439 Morohashi
42 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
132 New Nelson (John Haig)
994 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1069 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1058 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2159 2001 Kanji
2a4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-4 SKIP code
2325.0 Four corner code
1-40-18 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f10 Unicode hex code