Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
grope, search, look for
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
930 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 探検 【タンケン】 exploration, expedition
  • 探求 【タンキュウ】 search, quest, pursuit
  • 内探 【ナイタン】 private inquiry, private enquiry, secret investigation
  • 独探 【ドクタン】 German spy

Kun reading compounds

  • 探る 【さぐる】 to feel around for, to fumble for, to grope for, to search for, to look for, to investigate, to probe into, to spy on, to sound out, to explore (parts unknown), to enjoy (natural beauty)
  • 探す 【さがす】 to search (for something desired, needed), to look for, to search (for something lost), to seek (a suspect in a crime)

Readings

Chinese:
tan4, tan1
Korean:
tam

Spanish

  • explorar
  • indagar
  • buscar
  • sondear

Portuguese

  • tatear
  • pesquisar
  • procurar

French

  • chercher
  • tâtonner
  • enquête
942 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
930 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1239 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1949 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1236 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
578 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1316 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
535 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
544 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1258 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
908 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
613 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
374 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
466 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1340 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12276 Morohashi
505 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2211 New Nelson (John Haig)
1327 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1425 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
927 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1364 2001 Kanji
3c8.16 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
5709.4 Four corner code
35-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
63a2 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
-times, round, game, revolve, counter for occurrences
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
50 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 回 【カイ】 counter for occurrences, a time, an instance, inning (baseball), round, game, episode, chapter, instalment, Hui (people), Islam
  • 回忌 【カイキ】 death anniversary
  • 初回 【ショカイ】 first time, first innings, initial attempt, first, initial
  • 奪回 【ダッカイ】 recovery, rescue, recapture
  • 回向 【エコウ】 memorial service, prayers for the repose of the soul, transfer of merit
  • 回向偈 【エコウゲ】 closing recital that transfers the merit of the service to a buddha, a bodhisattva, or the dead

Kun reading compounds

  • 回る 【まわる】 to turn, to revolve, to visit several places, to function well, to pass a certain time
  • 回す 【まわす】 to turn, to rotate, to spin, to twist, to gyrate, to pass around, to send around, to hand around, to circulate, to move (someone or something to where its needed), to send, to bring, to transfer, to forward, to direct, to submit, to turn (to a new use), to use (for something else), to turn on (something that turns or has a rotating part, e.g. a washing machine), to start up (e.g. an engine), to give (something) a spin, to put (someone in a position), to make (e.g. an enemy of), to ... around (e.g. chase, fool, play), to do all over, to do everywhere, to do completely, to surround (something) with, to enclose with, to put (an arm) around (e.g. someone's waist), to reach around, to invest (money), to lend, to dial (a telephone number), to gang-rape
  • 回る 【もとおる】 to wander around

Readings

Chinese:
hui2
Korean:
hoe

Spanish

  • girar
  • volver al principio
  • evitar
  • vez
  • dar vueltas
  • rodar

Portuguese

  • -vêzes
  • redondo
  • jogo
  • revolver
  • sufixo para contagem de para ocorrências
  • girar

French

  • tourner
  • fois
  • rond
  • manche (jeu)
  • tour
  • révolution
  • récurrence
  • compteur de fois
168 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
92 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
86 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
64 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1028 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
571 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
141 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
309 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.4 Japanese for Busy People
90 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
90 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
162 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
338 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3793 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1937 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2630 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
593 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4690 Morohashi
3055 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
941 New Nelson (John Haig)
586 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
630 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
421 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
118 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3777 2001 Kanji
3s3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-3 SKIP code
6060.0 Four corner code
18-83 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
56de Unicode hex code