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

12 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
brandish, wave, wag, swing, shake
Kun:
ふる.う
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
946 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 揮発 【キハツ】 volatilization, volatilisation
  • 揮毫 【キゴウ】 writing (esp. commissioned calligraphy), drawing, painting
  • 総指揮 【ソウシキ】 supreme command, direction over all
  • 陣頭指揮 【ジントウシキ】 taking command of a corps in a battle, command exercised by the leader of a group

Kun reading compounds

  • 振るう 【ふるう】 to swing, to wield (physically), to exert, to exercise (e.g. power, ability), to exhibit, to display, to wield (metaphorically), to flourish, to prosper, to thrive

Readings

Chinese:
hui1
Korean:
hwi

Spanish

  • manejar
  • ejercer
  • exhibir
  • exponer

Portuguese

  • agitar
  • onda
  • sacudir
  • balançar
  • mexer

French

  • brandir
  • agiter
  • remuer
  • balancer
  • secouer
846 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
833 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
883 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1960 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1565 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1371 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1652 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1766 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
776 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
914 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
717 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
430 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
538 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
669 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12394 Morohashi
589 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2229 New Nelson (John Haig)
662 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
715 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
939 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1355 2001 Kanji
3c9.14 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
5705.6 Four corner code
1-20-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
63ee Unicode hex code