Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
pick, take, fetch, take up
Kun:
と.る
On:
サイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
607 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 採決 【サイケツ】 vote, ballot, division
  • 採掘 【サイクツ】 mining
  • 伐採 【バッサイ】 felling timber, cutting down trees, logging, lumbering
  • 掘採 【クッサイ】 mining

Kun reading compounds

  • 採る 【とる】 to adopt (method, proposal, etc.), to take (measure, course of action, etc.), to decide on, to pick (e.g. flowers), to gather (e.g. mushrooms), to catch (e.g. insects), to extract (e.g. juice), to take (e.g. a sample), to assume (an attitude), to take on (workers, students), to employ, to hire, to draw in (e.g. water), to let in (e.g. light from a window)
  • 採るべき道 【とるべきみち】 course of action

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
cai3
Korean:
chae

Spanish

  • recoger
  • recolectar
  • seleccionar
  • elegir
  • recoger (fruta)
  • adoptar (medida)

Portuguese

  • escolher
  • pegar
  • trazer
  • erguer

French

  • cueillir
  • prendre
  • aller chercher
791 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
709 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
682 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
815 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1947 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
710 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
577 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1314 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
933 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
960 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
773 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
900 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
606 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
367 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
459 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
741 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12274X Morohashi
499 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2209 New Nelson (John Haig)
733 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
792 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
734 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1364 2001 Kanji
3c8.14 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
5209.4 Four corner code
1-26-46 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
63a1 Unicode hex code