Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
finger, point to, indicate, put into, play (chess), measure (ruler)
Kun:
ゆびさ.す-さ.し
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
155 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 指揮者 【シキシャ】 (musical) conductor, commander, leader, director
  • 指揮 【シキ】 command, direction
  • 中指 【ナカユビ】 middle finger, long finger, second finger, tall finger, middle toe, third toe
  • 食指 【ショクシ】 index finger, forefinger

Kun reading compounds

  • 指 【ゆび】 finger, toe, digit
  • 指先 【ゆびさき】 fingertip, finger, toe tip, toe
  • 中指 【なかゆび】 middle finger, long finger, second finger, tall finger, middle toe, third toe
  • 食指 【しょくし】 index finger, forefinger
  • 指す 【さす】 to point, to nominate, to select someone, to specify some person, to identify, to indicate, to point out, to play (a game of shogi), to move (a piece), to extend one's arm straight ahead (in dance)
  • 刺股 【さすまた】 sasumata, man catcher, two-pronged weapon for catching criminals

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 いぶ、 さし、 さす
Chinese:
zhi3, zhi1
Korean:
ji

Spanish

  • dedo
  • apuntar
  • señalar

Portuguese

  • dedo
  • apontar para
  • indicar
  • colocar dentro
  • jogo (xadrez)
  • medida (governantal)

French

  • doigt
  • désigner
  • indiquer
  • jouer (échecs)
  • mesure (règle, mètre)
226 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
305 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
289 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
241 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1904 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
729 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
569 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
800 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1041 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1082 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
775 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
888 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
452 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
278 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
337 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
666 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12034 Morohashi
378 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2152 New Nelson (John Haig)
659 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
711 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
292 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
327 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1378 2001 Kanji
3c6.15 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
5206.1 Four corner code
1-27-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6307 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
thumb, inch
Parts:
guidance, leading, conduct, usher
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
354 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 導入 【ドウニュウ】 introduction, bringing in, leading in, installation
  • 導火線 【ドウカセン】 fuse
  • 超伝導 【チョウデンドウ】 superconductivity, super-conductivity
  • 主導 【シュドウ】 leadership, initiative, spearhead

Kun reading compounds

  • 導く 【みちびく】 to guide, to lead, to show the way, to conduct, to derive, to deduce

Readings

Japanese names:
みち
Chinese:
dao3, dao4
Korean:
do

Spanish

  • guía
  • enseñanza
  • conductor
  • guiar
  • ser guiado

Portuguese

  • orientação
  • conduzindo
  • conduta
  • organizador

French

  • directives
  • mener
  • guider
  • conduire
684 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
782 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
759 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
524 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1354 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
755 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
481 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2413 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
703 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
716 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
480 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
510 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3587 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1845 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2509 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
284 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7463P Morohashi
2888 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1388 New Nelson (John Haig)
278 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
296 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
810 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
948 2001 Kanji
5c9.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-12-3 SKIP code
3-5-9 SKIP code
3-6-9 SKIP code
2-11-3 SKIP code
3834.3 Four corner code
1-38-19 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c0e Unicode hex code