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
  • 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

11 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
flute, clarinet, pipe, whistle, bagpipe, piccolo
Kun:
ふえ
On:
テキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N1
1928 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 警笛 【ケイテキ】 horn, alarm, whistle, foghorn
  • 横笛 【ヨコブエ】 transverse flute (e.g. a fife)

Kun reading compounds

  • 笛 【ふえ】 flute, fife, pipe, recorder, flageolet, shakuhachi, clarinet, whistle
  • 笛吹 【ふえふき】 flute player
  • 鷺笛 【さぎふえ】 longspine snipefish (Macroramphosus scolopax), common bellowsfish, snipe-fish, snipefish, spine trumpet fish, trumpetfish
  • 笙の笛 【しょうのふえ】 sho (Japanese free reed musical instrument)

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
di2
Korean:
jeog

Spanish

  • flauta

Portuguese

  • flauta
  • clarinete
  • assobio
  • gaita de foles
  • flautim

French

  • flûte
  • clarinette
  • sifflet
  • pipeau
  • cornemuse
  • piccolo
373 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
1624 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1692 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3382 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1306 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1602 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1471 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1471 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1568 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1681 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1474 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3303 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1710 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2323 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1120 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25917 Morohashi
2664 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4268 New Nelson (John Haig)
1111 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1192 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
382 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2376 2001 Kanji
6f5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-5 SKIP code
8860.3 Four corner code
37-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7b1b Unicode hex code