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

15 strokes
Radical:
cart, car
Parts:
wheel, ring, circle, link, loop, counter for wheels and flowers
Kun:
On:
リン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
693 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 輪 【リン】 counter for wheels and flowers
  • 輪郭 【リンカク】 contour, outline, border, silhouette, summary, outline, sketch, looks, features, appearance
  • 三輪 【サンリン】 three wheels
  • 競輪 【ケイリン】 keirin, cycle racing event, usu. 2km with a paced start and sprint finish

Kun reading compounds

  • 輪 【わ】 ring, circle, loop, hoop, wheel, circle (e.g. of friends)
  • 輪切り 【わぎり】 round slices
  • 埴輪 【はにわ】 haniwa, hollow unglazed terracotta figure from the Kofun period
  • 後輪 【こうりん】 rear wheel, cantle

Readings

Japanese names:
なわ、 も
Chinese:
lun2
Korean:
ryun

Spanish

  • rueda
  • anillo
  • círculo
  • eslabón
  • contador de flores
  • aro

Portuguese

  • roda
  • argola
  • círculo
  • elo
  • laço
  • comtador para rodas e flores

French

  • roue
  • anneau
  • cercle
  • maillon
  • boucle
  • compteur de roues ou fleurs
533 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
631 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
601 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
959 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4630 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
846 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
942 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2316 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1164 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1221 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
498 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1781 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1999 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1067 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1436 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1839 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38400 Morohashi
1589 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5973 New Nelson (John Haig)
1822 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1963 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
630 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1553 2001 Kanji
7c8.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-8 SKIP code
5802.7 Four corner code
46-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8f2a Unicode hex code