Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
challenge, contend for, make love to
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
989 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 挑発 【チョウハツ】 provocation, stirring up, arousal, excitement, stimulation
  • 挑戦 【チョウセン】 challenge, defiance, dare, attempt, try

Kun reading compounds

  • 挑む 【いどむ】 to challenge to (a fight, game, etc.), to throw down the gauntlet, to contend for, to tackle (e.g. a problem), to attempt, to go after (a prize, record, etc.), to pressure (someone) for sex, to make advances to

Readings

Chinese:
tiao1, tiao3
Korean:
do, jo

Spanish

  • desafiar
  • luchar por

Portuguese

  • desafio
  • lutar para
  • fazer amor

French

  • défier
  • rivaliser
  • provoquer
  • faire des avances
1589 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1241 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1898 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1825 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1355 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1564 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1667 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1268 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
891 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
445 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
273 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
331 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
665 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12055 Morohashi
372 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2145 New Nelson (John Haig)
658 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
710 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1260 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1357 2001 Kanji
3c6.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
5201.3 Four corner code
36-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6311 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
spear, halberd
Parts:
Variants:
war, battle, match
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
78 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 戦 【セン】 war, battle, match, game, competition
  • 戦域 【センイキ】 war area, battlefield, theater, theatre
  • 開戦 【カイセン】 outbreak of war, starting a war
  • 回戦 【カイセン】 counter for numbering the rounds in a tournament, fight with ... rounds (e.g. boxing)

Kun reading compounds

  • 戦 【いくさ】 war, battle, campaign, fight, troops, forces
  • 戦斧 【せんぷ】 battleaxe
  • 負け戦 【まけいくさ】 lost battle
  • 勝ち戦 【かちいくさ】 victory
  • 戦う 【たたかう】 to make war (on), to wage war (against), to go to war (with), to fight (with), to do battle (against), to compete (against), to struggle (against adversities, etc.), to fight, to contend, to resist
  • 戦く 【おののく】 to shake (from fear, cold, excitement, etc.), to shudder, to tremble
  • 戦ぐ 【そよぐ】 to rustle, to sway, to stir, to flutter
  • 戦慄く 【わななく】 to tremble, to shiver, to shake

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
zhan4
Korean:
jeon

Spanish

  • guerra
  • batalla
  • lucha
  • pelear
  • batallar
  • combatir
  • luchar

Portuguese

  • guerra
  • batalha
  • disputa

French

  • guerre
  • bataille
  • match
448 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
555 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
526 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
88 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1810 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
399 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
550 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
301 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
301 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
360 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
839 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2242 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1169 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1590 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1948 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11631P Morohashi
1787 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2037 New Nelson (John Haig)
1929 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2079 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
32 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
608 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
959 2001 Kanji
4n9.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-9-4 SKIP code
9355.0 Four corner code
3355.0 Four corner code
32-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6226 Unicode hex code