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

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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

9 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
Variants:
spot, point, mark, speck, decimal point
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
165 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 点 【テン】 dot, spot, point, speck, mark, mark (in an exam, etc.), grade, score, points, point (in a game), score, goal, run, point (in geometry), point, aspect, matter, detail, part, respect, way, viewpoint, (punctuation) mark (e.g. comma, period, decimal point), dot, "dot" stroke (in a Chinese character), counter for points, marks, goals, etc., counter for goods, items, articles of clothing, works of art, etc.
  • 点検 【テンケン】 inspection, examination, checking
  • 最重点 【サイジュウテン】 very important point
  • 同点 【ドウテン】 same score, deadlock, tie, draw

Kun reading compounds

  • 点ける 【つける】 to turn on, to switch on, to light up
  • 点く 【つく】 to be lit (e.g. electricity comes on), to be lighted, to catch fire
  • 点てる 【たてる】 to make tea (matcha), to perform the tea ceremony
  • 注す 【さす】 to pour, to add (liquid), to serve (drinks), to put on (lipstick, etc.), to apply, to colour, to dye, to light (a fire), to burn
  • 灯す 【ともす】 to light (a candle, lamp, etc.), to turn on (a light)
  • 灯す 【ともす】 to light (a candle, lamp, etc.), to turn on (a light)

Readings

Chinese:
dian3
Korean:
jeom

Spanish

  • punto
  • marca

Portuguese

  • ponto
  • marca
  • ponto decimal

French

  • point
  • note
  • allumer
  • virgule (décimales)
285 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
196 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
179 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
141 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
804 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
229 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
714 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
169 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
169 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
399 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1275 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2587 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1322 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1793 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
171 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18980 Morohashi
2084 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3412 New Nelson (John Haig)
169 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
181 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
175 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
185 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1240 2001 Kanji
2m7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
2-5-4 SKIP code
2133.6 Four corner code
37-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
70b9 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
character, letter, word, section of village
Kun:
あざあざな-な
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
485 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 字 【ジ】 character (i.e. kanji), hand-writing, penmanship, the ... word (i.e. "the L word" = "love")
  • 字形 【ジケイ】 character style, character form
  • 題字 【ダイジ】 title lettering
  • 英字 【エイジ】 English letter, alphabetic character

Kun reading compounds

  • 字 【あざ】 section of village
  • 字 【あざな】 Chinese courtesy name (name formerly given to adult Chinese men, used in place of their given name in formal situations), nickname, section of a village
  • 大字 【おおあざ】 larger section (of village)
  • 小字 【こあざ】 small administrative unit (of a village)
  • 字 【あざな】 Chinese courtesy name (name formerly given to adult Chinese men, used in place of their given name in formal situations), nickname, section of a village

Readings

Chinese:
zi4
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • carácter
  • letra
  • palabra

Portuguese

  • caracter
  • letra
  • palavra
  • seção de aldeia

French

  • caractère
  • lettre
  • mot
  • hameau
86 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
78 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
28 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
612 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1281 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
121 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
156 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.17 Japanese for Busy People
110 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
110 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
528 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
457 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2696 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1374 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1860 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
188 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6942 Morohashi
2172 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1285 New Nelson (John Haig)
185 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
197 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
57 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
747 2001 Kanji
3m2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
2-3-2 SKIP code
3040.7 Four corner code
27-90 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b57 Unicode hex code