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
  • 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
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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

10 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
family crest, figures
On:
モン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1519 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 紋 【モン】 (family) crest, coat of arms, pattern, figure
  • 文様 【モンヨウ】 pattern, design
  • 家紋 【カモン】 family crest
  • 声紋 【セイモン】 voiceprint

Readings

Japanese names:
あや
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wen2, wen4
Korean:
mun

Spanish

  • clasón de familia
  • insignia
  • blasón

Portuguese

  • Brazão de família
  • figuras

French

  • armoiries
  • motif (dessin)
1857 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1176 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3507 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1763 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1620 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1684 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1454 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1547 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1564 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1522 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1651 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
876 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1194 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1743 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27262 Morohashi
1299 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4451 New Nelson (John Haig)
1727 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1863 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1381 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2766 2001 Kanji
6a4.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-4 SKIP code
2094.0 Four corner code
1-44-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d0b Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
push, stop, check, subdue, attach, seize, weight, shove, press, seal, do in spite of
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
789 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 押収 【オウシュウ】 seizure, confiscation
  • 押印 【オウイン】 affixing a seal (to), putting one's seal (on)
  • 花押 【カオウ】 written seal, stylized signature

Kun reading compounds

  • 押す 【おす】 to push, to press, to apply pressure from above, to press down, to stamp (i.e. a passport), to apply a seal, to affix (e.g. gold leaf), to press (someone for something), to urge, to compel, to influence, to overwhelm, to overpower, to repress, to push (events along), to advance (a plan), to do in spite of ..., to do even though ..., to force, to make sure, to be pressed for time, to advance troops, to attack, (of light) to be diffused across an entire surface
  • 押忍 【おっす】 hi!, yo!, hey man!, hey dude!
  • 押さえる 【おさえる】 to pin down, to hold down, to press down, to cover (esp. a part of one's body with one's hand), to clutch (a body part in pain), to press (a body part), to get a hold of, to obtain, to seize, to catch, to arrest, to grasp (a point), to comprehend, to quell, to subdue, to suppress, to repress, to hold back, to check, to curb, to contain
  • 押さえる 【おさえる】 to pin down, to hold down, to press down, to cover (esp. a part of one's body with one's hand), to clutch (a body part in pain), to press (a body part), to get a hold of, to obtain, to seize, to catch, to arrest, to grasp (a point), to comprehend, to quell, to subdue, to suppress, to repress, to hold back, to check, to curb, to contain

Readings

Japanese names:
おし、 おす、 おや
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ya1, ya2
Korean:
ab, gab

Spanish

  • empujar
  • presionar
  • forzar
  • contener
  • reprimir
  • suprimir

Portuguese

  • empurrar
  • parada
  • checar
  • subjugar
  • anexar
  • prender
  • peso
  • imprensa
  • carimbo
  • fazer apesar de

French

  • appuyer
  • pousser
  • arrêter
  • contrôler
  • soumettre
  • attacher
  • saisir
  • maintenir
  • sceau
  • presser
  • faire en dépit de
1033 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
587 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1885 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1632 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
563 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
587 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
986 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1021 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
256 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
868 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
371 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
234 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
278 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1123 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11929 Morohashi
314 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2128 New Nelson (John Haig)
1114 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1195 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1175 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1355 2001 Kanji
3c5.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
5605.0 Four corner code
1-18-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
62bc Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
press, print, affix a seal, stamp
Kun:
さ.すお.す
On:
ナツダツ
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 捺印 【ナツイン】 affixing a seal (to), putting one's seal (on)
  • 押捺 【オウナツ】 stamping, impressing, affixing a seal
  • 指紋押捺 【シモンオウナツ】 fingerprinting

Kun reading compounds

  • 押す 【おす】 to push, to press, to apply pressure from above, to press down, to stamp (i.e. a passport), to apply a seal, to affix (e.g. gold leaf), to press (someone for something), to urge, to compel, to influence, to overwhelm, to overpower, to repress, to push (events along), to advance (a plan), to do in spite of ..., to do even though ..., to force, to make sure, to be pressed for time, to advance troops, to attack, (of light) to be diffused across an entire surface

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
na4
Korean:
nal

Spanish

  • presionar
  • imprimir
  • sellar

Portuguese

French

1929 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2080 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
603 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
366 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
456 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
12221 Morohashi
2189 New Nelson (John Haig)
2250 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2355 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3c8.17 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
5409.1 Four corner code
1-38-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
637a Unicode hex code