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

12 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
examination, investigate
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
290 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 検閲 【ケンエツ】 censorship, inspection, examination
  • 検疫 【ケンエキ】 quarantine, medical inspection
  • 送検 【ソウケン】 sending the person accused to the prosecutor
  • 最高検 【サイコウケン】 Public Prosecutor's Office

Readings

Chinese:
jian3
Korean:
geom

Spanish

  • examinar
  • investigar
  • analizar

Portuguese

  • examinar
  • investigar

French

  • examen
  • inspection
771 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
690 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
663 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
351 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2304 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
785 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
638 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
531 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
540 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
792 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1101 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1241 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
674 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
898 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1689 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
15065P Morohashi
986 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2752 New Nelson (John Haig)
1673 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1803 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
473 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
752 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1863 2001 Kanji
4a8.28 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-8 SKIP code
4893.6 Four corner code
24-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
691c Unicode hex code