Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
bungling, clumsy, unskillful
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1938 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 拙 【セツ】 poor, weak, I, me
  • 拙劣 【セツレツ】 clumsy, unskillful
  • 稚拙 【チセツ】 unskillful, childish, immature, naive, artless, clumsy, crude
  • 巧拙 【コウセツ】 skill, workmanship, dexterity, quality

Kun reading compounds

  • 拙い 【つたない】 poor-quality, shoddy, crude, unskillful, inexpert, maladroit, inept, foolish, clumsy, unlucky
  • 拙い文章 【つたないぶんしょう】 poor writing, shoddy writing

Readings

Chinese:
zhuo2, zhuo1
Korean:
jol

Spanish

  • inexperto
  • torpe

Portuguese

  • Mal-ajambrado
  • desajeitado
  • inábil

French

  • maladroit
  • bâclé
  • mon humble (maison, écrit)
1487 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1785 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1880 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1733 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1351 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1801 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1939 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1470 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
875 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
373 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
235 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
280 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
776 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11965 Morohashi
315 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2122 New Nelson (John Haig)
769 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
831 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1180 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1376 2001 Kanji
3c5.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
5207.2 Four corner code
32-59 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
62d9 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
inferiority, be inferior to, be worse
Kun:
おと.る
On:
レツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1620 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 劣 【レツ】 sub-, inferior, minor
  • 劣悪 【レツアク】 inferiority, coarseness
  • 卑劣 【ヒレツ】 mean, contemptible, despicable, dirty, foul, cowardly, base
  • 拙劣 【セツレツ】 clumsy, unskillful

Kun reading compounds

  • 劣る 【おとる】 to be inferior to, to be less good at, to fall behind

Readings

Chinese:
lie4
Korean:
ryeol

Spanish

  • debilidad
  • inferioridad
  • mala calidad
  • ser inferior
  • ser peor

Portuguese

  • inferioridade
  • está inferiorizado
  • piorar

French

  • infériorité
  • inférieur à
  • être moins bon que
1928 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1580 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
185 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1324 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1100 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1150 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1203 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1153 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
210 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3047 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1553 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2124 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
870 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2302 Morohashi
2395 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
524 New Nelson (John Haig)
862 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
926 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1062 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1145 2001 Kanji
3n3.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-2 SKIP code
4-6-4 SKIP code
3-4-2 SKIP code
9042.7 Four corner code
46-84 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
52a3 Unicode hex code