Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
manipulate, rule, administer, conduct, palm of hand
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1757 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 手のひら 【テノヒラ】 palm (of the hand)
  • 掌握 【ショウアク】 grasping, seizing, holding, commanding, having control over
  • 合掌 【ガッショウ】 pressing one's hands together in prayer, triangular frame of a thatched roof, yours sincerely, yours truly, sincerely yours
  • 鞅掌 【オウショウ】 being busy with

Kun reading compounds

  • 手のひら 【てのひら】 palm (of the hand)
  • 手のひらを返す 【てのひらをかえす】 to flip-flop, to do an about-face, to flip over one's hand, to do something easy
  • 手のひら 【てのひら】 palm (of the hand)
  • 掌の玉 【たなごころのたま】 apple of one's eye

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhang3
Korean:
jang

Spanish

  • manipular
  • controlar
  • palma de la mano

Portuguese

  • manipular
  • regra
  • administrar
  • conduta
  • palma de mão

French

  • paume
  • manipuler
  • administrer
  • diriger
  • gouverner
1402 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1618 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1366 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1210 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1360 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1748 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
499 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
508 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1677 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
850 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3215 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1666 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2256 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
809 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12248 Morohashi
2602 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2200 New Nelson (John Haig)
801 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
864 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1537 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1047 2001 Kanji
3n9.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-7 SKIP code
2-3-9 SKIP code
9050.2 Four corner code
1-30-24 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
638c Unicode hex code

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

  • 指導 【シドウ】 guidance, leadership, instruction, direction, coaching, shido (disciplinary action for a minor infringement of the rules of judo)
  • 指定 【シテイ】 designation, specification, assignment, appointment, pointing at
  • 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
  • 指輪 【ゆびわ】 (finger) ring
  • 中指 【なかゆび】 middle finger, long finger, second finger, tall finger, middle toe, third toe
  • 突き指 【つきゆび】 jamming a finger, stubbing a toe, spraining a finger (toe)
  • 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