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

7 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
skill, art, craft, ability, feat, performance, vocation, arts
Kun:
わざ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
434 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 技 【ワザ】 technique, art, skill, move
  • 技巧 【ギコウ】 technique, finesse
  • 国技 【コクギ】 national sport (e.g. sumo)
  • 陸上競技 【リクジョウキョウギ】 track-and-field events

Kun reading compounds

  • 技 【わざ】 technique, art, skill, move
  • 技あり 【わざあり】 waza-ari (in judo, a half-point awarded for good but incomplete execution)
  • 寝技 【ねわざ】 pinning technique (in wrestling or judo), underhanded dealings
  • 投げ技 【なげわざ】 throw or throwing technique (sumo, judo)

Readings

Chinese:
ji4
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • habilidad
  • arte
  • técnica

Portuguese

  • habilidade
  • arte
  • ofício
  • capacidade
  • façanha
  • performance
  • vocação
  • artes

French

  • habileté
  • art
  • technique
  • jeu (d'acteur)
  • prouesse
  • métier
  • vocation
  • arts
579 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
673 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
644 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
387 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1853 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
463 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
558 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
381 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
871 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
891 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
369 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
857 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
292 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
185 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
221 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
719 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11855 Morohashi
248 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2092 New Nelson (John Haig)
712 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
769 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
665 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1367 2001 Kanji
3c4.16 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
5404.7 Four corner code
21-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6280 Unicode hex code