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

12 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
Variants:
scheme, plan, policy, step, means
On:
サク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
209 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 策 【サク】 plan, policy, means, measure, stratagem, scheme, fifth principle of the Eight Principles of Yong, right upward flick
  • 作戦 【サクセン】 tactics, strategy, military operation, naval operation
  • 施策 【シサク】 policy, measure
  • 国策 【コクサク】 national policy

Readings

Chinese:
ce4
Korean:
chaeg

Spanish

  • esquema
  • plan
  • estrategia

Portuguese

  • esquema
  • plano
  • política
  • passo
  • meios

French

  • moyen
  • plan
  • stratégie
  • politique
  • projet
  • mesures
795 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
883 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
873 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
256 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3393 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
695 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1604 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1767 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
880 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
901 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1057 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1477 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3320 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1720 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2338 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
957 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
26009 Morohashi
2679 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4284 New Nelson (John Haig)
948 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1019 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
256 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
945 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2364 2001 Kanji
6f6.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-6 SKIP code
8890.2 Four corner code
26-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7b56 Unicode hex code