8 strokes
hand 手 (扌龵)
resist, reach, touch
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1182 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers


Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 抵触 【テイショク】 infringement (of a law, treaty, etc.), contravention, running afoul, conflict (with a theory, claim, etc.), inconsistency, incompatibility, contradiction, collision, contact, touching
  • 抵抗 【テイコウ】 resistance, opposition, standing up to, reluctance, repulsion, repugnance, resistance, drag, friction, electrical resistance, resistor
  • 抗抵 【コウテイ】 resistance, opposition
  • 角觝 【カクテイ】 strength contest, sumo wrestling


Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jeo, ji


  • resistir
  • ir contra
  • chocar
  • casi igual


  • resistir
  • alcançar
  • tocar


  • résister
  • parvenir
  • toucher
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1347 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1878 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1154 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1343 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
797 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
560 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
569 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
746 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
879 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
377 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
239 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
284 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1849 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11921 Morohashi
319 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2120 New Nelson (John Haig)
1832 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1974 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1183 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1356 2001 Kanji
3c5.18 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
5204.0 Four corner code
1-36-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
62b5 Unicode hex code