Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
pinch, pick, pluck, trim, clip, summarize
Kun:
つ.む
On:
テキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
564 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 摘発 【テキハツ】 exposing, unmasking, laying bare
  • 摘出 【テキシュツ】 picking out, taking out, (surgical) removal, exposure

Kun reading compounds

  • 摘む 【つむ】 to pick, to pluck, to snip, to cut, to nip, to trim

Readings

Japanese names:
つむ
Chinese:
zhai1, zhe2
Korean:
jeog

Spanish

  • señalar
  • revelar
  • coger
  • pellizcar

Portuguese

  • pouco
  • escolher
  • puxão
  • arrumar
  • recomeçar

French

  • saisir du bout des doigts
  • pincer
  • cueillir
  • tailler (haie)
  • récapituler
1625 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1065 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1987 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1600 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1379 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2066 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1447 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1540 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1256 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
924 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
851 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
490 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
629 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
664 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12582 Morohashi
694 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2266 New Nelson (John Haig)
657 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
709 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1706 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1349 2001 Kanji
3c11.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-11 SKIP code
5002.7 Four corner code
37-6 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6458 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 捻挫 【ネンザ】 sprain, twist, wrench
  • 捻軍 【ネングン】 Nian Rebellion (China, 1851-1868)
  • 揉捻 【ジュウネン】 rolling freshly-picked tea-leaves, crushing tea

Kun reading compounds

  • 捩る 【ねじる】 to screw, to twist, to distort, to parody, to make a pun, to torture, to wrest
  • 捩る 【ねじる】 to screw, to twist, to distort, to parody, to make a pun, to torture, to wrest
  • 捻くる 【ひねくる】 to twirl, to spin, to fiddle with, to change (e.g. wording)
  • 捻る 【ひねる】 to twist, to wrench, to turn (a switch on or off, etc.), to wring (a neck), to puzzle over, to defeat easily

Readings

Chinese:
nian3
Korean:
nyeom, nyeob

Spanish

Portuguese

French

1940 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2094 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
604 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
457 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
12222 Morohashi
2201 New Nelson (John Haig)
2251 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1716 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3c8.25 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
5803.2 Four corner code
39-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
637b Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac
Kun:
-こ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
72 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 子 【シ】 child (esp. a boy), viscount, founder of a school of thought (esp. Confucius), master, masters and philosophers (categorization of Chinese classical literature), you, -er (i.e. man who spends all his time doing...)
  • 子宮 【シキュウ】 womb, uterus
  • 中性子 【チュウセイシ】 neutron
  • 精子 【セイシ】 sperm
  • 主 【ス】 honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name
  • 金子 【キンス】 money, funds
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce
  • 対子 【トイツ】 pair, eyes
  • 七対子 【チートイツ】 seven pairs, winning hand composed of seven pairs

Kun reading compounds

  • 子 【こ】 child, young (animal), young woman, young geisha, offshoot, interest, new shares, player who is not a dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.), bird egg, -er (often of young women)
  • 子 【こう】 child, interest
  • 根っこ 【ねっこ】 root (of a plant), stump (of a tree), root (of a problem, etc.), base, foundation, origin, source
  • 江戸っ子 【えどっこ】 true Tokyoite, person born and raised in Edo
  • 子 【ね】 first sign of the Chinese zodiac (The Rat, 11pm-1am, north, November)
  • 子忌み 【ねいみ】 collecting herbs and pulling out young pine trees by the roots (annual event held on the first Day of the Rat of the New Year)
  • 甲子 【きのえね】 first of the sexagenary cycle
  • 庚子 【かのえね】 thirty-seventh of the sexagenary cycle

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 き、 ぎ、 く、 け、 ねっ
Chinese:
zi3, zi2, zi5
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • chiquillo
  • niño

Portuguese

  • criança

French

  • enfant
  • signe de la 1ère branche terrestre
  • signe du Rat (zodiaque)
  • 23 h à 01 h
  • Nord (0°)
31 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
40 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
25 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
56 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1264 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
61 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
43 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
38 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
103 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
103 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
69 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
455 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4196 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2125 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2872 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
96 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6930 Morohashi
3390 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1281 New Nelson (John Haig)
95 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
99 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
42 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
18 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3547 2001 Kanji
2c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
4-2-1 SKIP code
1740.7 Four corner code
27-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b50 Unicode hex code