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

5 strokes
Radical:
jade (king) 玉 (王)
Parts:
jewel, ball
Kun:
たまたま--だま
On:
ギョク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N2
737 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 玉 【ギョク】 precious stone (esp. jade), egg (sometimes esp. as a sushi topping), stock or security being traded, product being bought or sold, position (in finance, the amount of a security either owned or owed by an investor or dealer), geisha, time charge for a geisha, king (of the junior player)
  • 玉石混淆 【ギョクセキコンコウ】 mixture of wheat and chaff, mixture of the good and bad, jumble of wheat and tares
  • 珠玉 【シュギョク】 jewel, gem, gem (of a story, essay, etc.), accomplished work, beautiful piece
  • 翠玉 【スイギョク】 emerald, jade

Kun reading compounds

  • 玉 【たま】 ball, sphere, globe, orb, bead (of sweat, dew, etc.), drop, droplet, ball (in sports), pile (of noodles, etc.), bullet, bulb (i.e. a light bulb), lens (of glasses, etc.), bead (of an abacus), ball (i.e. a testicle), gem, jewel (esp. spherical; sometimes used figuratively), pearl, female entertainer (e.g. a geisha), person (when commenting on their nature), character, item, funds or person used as part of a plot, egg, okonomiyaki, coin, precious, beautiful, excellent
  • 卵 【たまご】 eggs, egg, spawn, roe, (hen's) egg, (an expert) in the making, beginning, origin, infancy
  • 埼玉 【さいたま】 Saitama (city, prefecture)
  • 勾玉 【まがたま】 magatama, comma-shaped bead from prehistoric Japan, usually made of jade

Readings

Japanese names:
おう、 だん
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yu4
Korean:
og

Spanish

  • joya
  • esfera
  • bola
  • pelota

Portuguese

  • jóia
  • bola
  • gota

French

  • bijoux
  • balle
  • boule
64 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
48 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
102 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
610 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2923 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
103 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
732 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
204 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
295 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
295 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
575 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1313 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4289 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2166 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2919 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
262 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20821 Morohashi
3477 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3620 New Nelson (John Haig)
256 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
272 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
40 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3172 2001 Kanji
4f0.2 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-1 SKIP code
1010.3 Four corner code
1-22-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7389 Unicode hex code