Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
sketch, compose, write, draw, paint
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
876 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 描写 【ビョウシャ】 depiction, description, portrayal
  • 描画 【ビョウガ】 drawing, painting
  • 線描 【センビョウ】 line drawing
  • 素描 【ソビョウ】 drawing, sketch, outline, summary, synopsis

Kun reading compounds

  • 描く 【えがく】 to draw, to paint, to sketch, to depict, to describe, to picture in one's mind, to imagine, to form a certain shape (e.g. path of an action, appearance of an object, etc.)
  • 描く 【えがく】 to draw, to paint, to sketch, to depict, to describe, to picture in one's mind, to imagine, to form a certain shape (e.g. path of an action, appearance of an object, etc.)

Readings

Chinese:
miao2
Korean:
myo

Spanish

  • esbozo
  • dibujo
  • composición
  • descripción
  • esbozar
  • dibujar
  • componer
  • describir

Portuguese

  • esboço
  • compor
  • escrever
  • desenhar
  • pintura

French

  • croquis
  • dessiner
  • composer
  • écrire
  • peindre
1741 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
920 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1936 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1489 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1367 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1469 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1566 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
765 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
910 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
591 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
358 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
445 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
677 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12339X Morohashi
488 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2196 New Nelson (John Haig)
670 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
723 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1444 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1376 2001 Kanji
3c8.21 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
5406.0 Four corner code
41-33 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
63cf Unicode hex code