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

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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
  • 後ろ指 【うしろゆび】 being talked about or backbitten
  • 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
27-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6307 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
plank, board, plate, stage
Kun:
いた
On:
ハンバン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
926 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 板門店 【パンムンジョム】 Panmunjon (Korea), Joint Security Area (Korean Demilitarized Zone)
  • 版画 【ハンガ】 woodcut, woodblock print, art print
  • 合板 【ゴウハン】 veneer board, plywood, joint publication
  • 鋼板 【コウハン】 steel sheet, steel plate, steel plates
  • 版木 【ハンギ】 (printing) block, woodcut
  • 板金 【バンキン】 sheet metal, metal plate
  • 鋼板 【コウハン】 steel sheet, steel plate, steel plates
  • 降板 【コウバン】 leaving the mound, being knocked out, resigning from a role or position

Kun reading compounds

  • 板 【いた】 board, plank, sheet (of metal), plate (of glass), pane, slab, cutting board, chopping board, chef (esp. of high-end Japanese cuisine), cook, stage (i.e. at a theatre)
  • 板ガラス 【いたガラス】 plate glass, sheet glass
  • まな板 【まないた】 chopping board, cutting board
  • 厚板 【あついた】 plank, thick board, plate glass, heavy metal sheet (esp. welding), heavy brocaded obi

Readings

Chinese:
ban3
Korean:
pan

Spanish

  • tabla
  • tablero
  • placa

Portuguese

  • prancha
  • junta
  • prato
  • estágio

French

  • planche
  • plaque
  • panneau
  • stade
305 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
395 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
373 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
709 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2213 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
468 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
623 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
632 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1047 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1090 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
987 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1079 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1067 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
575 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
762 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
732 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14518 Morohashi
858 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2595 New Nelson (John Haig)
724 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
781 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
310 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1867 2001 Kanji
4a4.21 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
4194.7 Four corner code
40-36 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
677f Unicode hex code