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

14 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
pinch, pick, pluck, trim, clip, summarize
Kun:
つ.む
On:
テキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
564 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 摘発 【テキハツ】 exposing, unmasking, laying bare
  • 摘出 【テキシュツ】 picking out, taking out, (surgical) removal, exposure

Kun reading compounds

  • 摘む 【つむ】 to pick, to pluck, to snip, to cut, to nip, to trim

Readings

Japanese names:
つむ
Chinese:
zhai1, zhe2
Korean:
jeog

Spanish

  • señalar
  • revelar
  • coger
  • pellizcar

Portuguese

  • pouco
  • escolher
  • puxão
  • arrumar
  • recomeçar

French

  • saisir du bout des doigts
  • pincer
  • cueillir
  • tailler (haie)
  • récapituler
1625 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1065 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1987 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1600 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1379 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2066 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1447 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1540 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1256 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
924 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
851 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
490 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
629 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
664 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12582 Morohashi
694 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2266 New Nelson (John Haig)
657 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
709 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1706 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1349 2001 Kanji
3c11.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-11 SKIP code
5002.7 Four corner code
1-37-6 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6458 Unicode hex code