Jisho

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16 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
maneuver, manipulate, operate, steer, chastity, virginity, fidelity
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1016 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 操 【ミサオ】 fidelity, honour, honor, constancy, chastity (of a woman), faithfulness (e.g. to one's husband)
  • 操作 【ソウサ】 operation, management, handling, manipulating (to one's benefit), manipulation, influencing
  • 体操 【タイソウ】 gymnastics, physical exercises, artistic gymnastics, gymnastics competition, physical education (class), PE
  • 器械体操 【キカイタイソウ】 apparatus gymnastics, artistic gymnastics

Kun reading compounds

  • 操 【みさお】 fidelity, honour, honor, constancy, chastity (of a woman), faithfulness (e.g. to one's husband)
  • 操を守る 【みさおをまもる】 to adhere to one's principles, to preserve one's chastity
  • 操る 【あやつる】 to operate (e.g. a machine), to handle, to manage, to control, to maneuver, to steer, to have a good command of (a language), to play proficiently (of a musical instrument), to work (a puppet), to pull the strings of a puppet, to manipulate (a person, public opinion, etc.), to pull the strings, to control from the shadows, to mastermind

Readings

Japanese names:
さお、 みさ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
cao1, cao4
Korean:
jo

Spanish

  • manipular
  • manejar
  • dirigir
  • castidad
  • fidelidad
  • virtud

Portuguese

  • manobra
  • manipular
  • opera
  • pilotar
  • castidade
  • virgindade
  • fidelidade

French

  • manipuler
  • manoeuvre
  • faite marcher
  • diriger
  • chasteté
  • virginité
  • fidélité
935 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
922 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
985 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2015 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1367 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
582 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2448 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1655 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1769 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1485 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
928 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
948 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
531 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
693 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
678 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12806 Morohashi
769 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2296 New Nelson (John Haig)
671 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
724 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
995 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1364 2001 Kanji
3c13.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-13 SKIP code
5609.4 Four corner code
1-33-64 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
64cd Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
Variants:
vertical, length, height, self-indulgent, wayward
Kun:
たて
On:
ジュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1258 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 縦横 【ジュウオウ】 length and width, length and breadth, lengthwise and crosswise, longitude and latitude, vertical and horizontal, four cardinal points, every direction, as one wishes, as one pleases, at will, warp and weft, warp and woof
  • 縦断 【ジュウダン】 running through (north-south), cutting across, travelling across, cutting vertically, sectioning longitudinally
  • 操縦 【ソウジュウ】 steering, piloting, flying, control, operation, handling, management (of people), handling, manipulation, maneuvering
  • 無線操縦 【ムセンソウジュウ】 radio-controlled (plane)

Kun reading compounds

  • 縦 【たて】 the vertical, height, front-to-back, length, north-to-south, vertical (relationship), hierarchy, (weaving) warp
  • 縦横 【じゅうおう】 length and width, length and breadth, lengthwise and crosswise, longitude and latitude, vertical and horizontal, four cardinal points, every direction, as one wishes, as one pleases, at will, warp and weft, warp and woof

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zong4
Korean:
jong, chong

Spanish

  • vertical
  • hacer según se ha pensado

Portuguese

  • vertical
  • comprimento
  • altura
  • elevado pessoa indulgente
  • rebelde

French

  • vertical
  • longueur
  • hauteur
  • égoïste
  • entêté
903 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
892 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1383 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3597 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1559 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1644 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1483 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1580 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1300 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1556 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1783 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
952 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1286 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1350 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27804P Morohashi
1408 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4571 New Nelson (John Haig)
1338 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1436 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
994 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2770 2001 Kanji
6a10.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-10 SKIP code
2898.1 Four corner code
1-29-36 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7e26 Unicode hex code