Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
discard, throw away, abandon, resign, reject, sacrifice
Kun:
す.てる
On:
シャ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
1266 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 捨 【シャ】 equanimity, upeksa, upekkha
  • 捨象 【シャショウ】 abstraction
  • 取捨 【シュシャ】 adoption or rejection, selection, choice, option
  • 用捨 【ヨウシャ】 adoption or rejection, selection, choice, leniency, mercy, going easy (on someone)

Kun reading compounds

  • 捨てる 【すてる】 to throw away, to cast away, to dump, to discard, to abandon, to desert, to leave, to give up, to resign
  • 捨てる神あれば拾う神あり 【すてるかみあればひろうかみあり】 when one door is shut, another is open, the world is as kind as it is cruel, there are gods that will abandon you and there are gods that will pick you up

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
she3, she4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • descartar
  • tirar
  • arrojar
  • abandonar
  • limosna
  • donación

Portuguese

  • descarte
  • gastar
  • desembaraçar
  • pedir demissão
  • rejeitado
  • sacrifício

French

  • jeter
  • mettre au rebut
  • abandonner
  • démissionner
  • rejet
  • sacrifice
894 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
883 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1223 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1944 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1424 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
573 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1324 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1444 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1537 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
285 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
901 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
608 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
369 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
461 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
662 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12191P Morohashi
501 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2205 New Nelson (John Haig)
655 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
707 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
923 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1377 2001 Kanji
3c8.26 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
5806.1 Four corner code
1-28-46 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6368 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
private
Parts:
Variants:
gone, past, quit, leave, elapse, eliminate, divorce
Kun:
さ.る-さ.る
On:
キョ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
440 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 去年 【キョネン】 last year
  • 去就 【キョシュウ】 leaving or staying, (one's) course of action, (one's) position, (one's) attitude
  • 消去 【ショウキョ】 elimination, erasure, clearing, dissipating, melting away, elimination (of variables)
  • 国外退去 【コクガイタイキョ】 deportation
  • 去年 【キョネン】 last year
  • 大過去 【ダイカコ】 past perfect tense, pluperfect
  • 不定過去 【フテイカコ】 aorist tense (in Greek), past-perfective tense

Kun reading compounds

  • 去る 【さる】 to leave, to go away, to pass, to elapse, to be distant, to send away, to drive off, to divorce, to (do) completely, last ... (e.g. "last April")
  • 去る者追わず 【さるものおわず】 do not chase the one who leaves

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qu4
Korean:
geo

Spanish

  • pasado
  • ido
  • dejar
  • abandonar
  • partir

Portuguese

  • foi
  • passado
  • deixar
  • passar
  • eliminar
  • divórcio

French

  • parti
  • passé
  • quitter
  • s'écouler
  • éliminer
  • divorce
189 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
276 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
258 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
618 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1051 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
475 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
133 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
266 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.8 Japanese for Busy People
414 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
420 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
309 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
261 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2678 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1364 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1850 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
757 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3070 Morohashi
2156 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
665 New Nelson (John Haig)
750 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
812 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
496 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
247 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1471 2001 Kanji
3b2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-2 SKIP code
4073.1 Four corner code
1-21-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53bb Unicode hex code