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

11 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
Variants:
bad, vice, rascal, false, evil, wrong
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
530 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 悪 【アク】 evil, wickedness
  • 悪質 【アクシツ】 malicious, vicious, malignant, underhanded, shoddy, inferior, poor-quality, second-rate
  • 害悪 【ガイアク】 harm, injury, evil (influence)
  • 改悪 【カイアク】 deterioration, changing for the worse
  • 悪寒 【オカン】 chill, shakes, ague
  • 悪血 【アクチ】 impure blood
  • 自己嫌悪 【ジコケンオ】 self-hatred, self-abhorrence, self-loathing
  • 好悪 【コウオ】 likes and dislikes

Kun reading compounds

  • 悪い 【わるい】 bad, poor, undesirable, poor (quality), inferior, insufficient, evil, sinful, ugly, not beautiful, at fault, to blame, in the wrong, bad (at doing something), unprofitable, unbeneficial, sorry, (my) bad, unforgivable
  • 悪い行い 【わるいおこない】 bad deed, evil deed
  • 悪し 【あし】 evil
  • 悪しからず 【あしからず】 don't get me wrong, but ..., I'm sorry
  • 難い 【にくい】 difficult to ..., hard to ...
  • 憎い 【にくい】 hateful, abominable, poor-looking, detestable, amazing, fantastic, admirable, lovely, wonderful
  • 憎む 【にくむ】 to hate, to detest

Readings

Chinese:
e4, e3, wu4
Korean:
ag, o

Spanish

  • malo
  • incorrecto
  • equivocado
  • odio
  • mal

Portuguese

  • mal
  • ruim
  • falso
  • mau
  • errado

French

  • mauvais
  • vice
  • vaurien
  • faux
  • mal
152 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
241 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
222 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
504 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
62 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
804 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
175 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1483A Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.14 Japanese for Busy People
304 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
304 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
114 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
785 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3413 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1758 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2393 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1828 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10717 Morohashi
2745 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1873 New Nelson (John Haig)
1810 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1951 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
295 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
369 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3258 2001 Kanji
4k7.17 The Kanji Dictionary
2-7-4 SKIP code
1033.1 Four corner code
16-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
60aa Unicode hex code