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

13 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
packed, close, pressed, reprove, rebuke, blame
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1020 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 詰問 【キツモン】 cross-examination, close questioning, demanding an explanation
  • 難詰 【ナンキツ】 reprimand
  • 面詰 【メンキツ】 reprimanding (a person) personally, personal reproof

Kun reading compounds

  • 詰める 【つめる】 to stuff into, to jam, to cram, to pack, to fill, to plug, to stop up, to shorten, to move closer together, to reduce (spending), to conserve, to focus intently on, to strain oneself to do, to go through thoroughly, to work out (details), to bring to a conclusion, to wind up, to be on duty, to be stationed, to corner (esp. an opponent's king in shogi), to trap, to checkmate, to cut off (one's finger as an act of apology), to catch (one's finger in a door, etc.), to do non-stop, to do continuously, to keep doing (without a break), to do completely, to do thoroughly, to force someone into a difficult situation by ...
  • 詰め 【つめ】 stuffing, packing, end (esp. the foot of a bridge), lowest-ranking guest at tea ceremony, tea master, endgame (esp. in shogi or used figuratively), sweet eel sauce, middle-aged woman, appointment to a particular workplace, using as the sole ground of judgement (judgment), continuing, keep doing for period of time
  • 詰める 【つめる】 to stuff into, to jam, to cram, to pack, to fill, to plug, to stop up, to shorten, to move closer together, to reduce (spending), to conserve, to focus intently on, to strain oneself to do, to go through thoroughly, to work out (details), to bring to a conclusion, to wind up, to be on duty, to be stationed, to corner (esp. an opponent's king in shogi), to trap, to checkmate, to cut off (one's finger as an act of apology), to catch (one's finger in a door, etc.), to do non-stop, to do continuously, to keep doing (without a break), to do completely, to do thoroughly, to force someone into a difficult situation by ...
  • お詰め 【おつめ】 lowest-ranking guest at tea ceremony, tea master
  • 詰まる 【つまる】 to be packed (with), to be full (space, schedule, etc.), to be blocked (road, pipe, nose, etc.), to be clogged, to be plugged up, to shorten (width, interval, etc.), to shrink (shirt, word form, etc.), to narrow, to be at a loss, to be hard pressed, to end up, to be settled, to become a geminate consonant, to hit the ball near the handle of the bat
  • 詰まるところ 【つまるところ】 in short, in brief, to sum up, ultimately, in the end, in the long run, when all is said and done, what it all comes down to, when you get right down to it
  • 詰む 【つむ】 to become fine (of fabric), to be checkmated, to be hard pressed, to be at a loss, to reach the limits

Readings

Japanese names:
ずめ、 づめ
Chinese:
jie2
Korean:
hil

Spanish

  • pedir informes
  • empaquetar
  • rellenar
  • reprobar
  • reprender
  • trabajar duro

Portuguese

  • empacotado
  • fechar
  • pressionar
  • reprovar
  • repreender
  • culpa

French

  • hermétiquement clos
  • conserve
  • coincé
  • réprimande
  • blâme
1144 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1035 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4359 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1507 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
901 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1142 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1195 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1576 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1678 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1920 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1021 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1380 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
349 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35440 Morohashi
1521 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5609 New Nelson (John Haig)
343 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
367 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1665 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3077 2001 Kanji
7a6.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-6 SKIP code
0466.1 Four corner code
21-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a70 Unicode hex code