Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
work
Parts:
aggression, attack, criticize, polish
Kun:
せ.める
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
532 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 攻守 【コウシュ】 offense and defense, offence and defence, batting and fielding
  • 攻撃 【コウゲキ】 attack, strike, offensive, criticism, censure, denunciation, condemnation
  • 速攻 【ソッコウ】 swift attack, quick attack, fast break, right away, without delay, immediately
  • 猛攻 【モウコウ】 fierce attack

Kun reading compounds

  • 攻める 【せめる】 to attack, to assault, to assail

Readings

Japanese names:
おさむ
Chinese:
gong1
Korean:
gong

Spanish

  • agresión
  • ataque
  • asalto
  • agredir
  • atacar
  • asaltar

Portuguese

  • agressão
  • ataque

French

  • agression
  • attaque
1247 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
594 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1457 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
970 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1388 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
380 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
819 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
838 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1040 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
934 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
286 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
179 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
215 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
336 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13120 Morohashi
242 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2331 New Nelson (John Haig)
330 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
352 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1132 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3166 2001 Kanji
4i3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
1814.0 Four corner code
25-22 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
653b Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
beat, attack, defeat, conquer
Kun:
う.つ
On:
ゲキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
473 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 撃墜 【ゲキツイ】 shooting down (aircraft)
  • 撃沈 【ゲキチン】 sending a ship to the bottom, sinking (a ship), to sink a ship
  • 銃撃 【ジュウゲキ】 shooting, gunning (down)
  • 追撃 【ツイゲキ】 pursuit, chase

Kun reading compounds

  • 撃つ 【うつ】 to shoot (at), to attack, to defeat, to destroy, to avenge

Readings

Chinese:
ji1
Korean:
gyeog

Spanish

  • batida
  • ataque
  • derrota
  • conquista
  • batir
  • atacar
  • derrotar
  • conquistar
  • disparar

Portuguese

  • batida
  • ataque
  • derrota
  • conquista

French

  • battre
  • attaquer
  • vaincre
  • conquérir
1209 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
433 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1986 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
997 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1381 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1016 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1054 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1041 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
851 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3552 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1831 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2492 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
716 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12674P Morohashi
2863 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2265 New Nelson (John Haig)
709 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
766 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
407 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1767 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1547 2001 Kanji
3c11.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-11-4 SKIP code
5750.2 Four corner code
23-66 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6483 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
gate
Parts:
Variants:
open, unfold, unseal
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
59 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 開花 【カイカ】 flowers budding, blooming, flowering, showing results, becoming popular, blooming
  • 開演 【カイエン】 curtain raising, starting (e.g. play, concert)
  • 疎開 【ソカイ】 dispersal, evacuation, removal, spreading out (troops), deployment
  • 非公開 【ヒコウカイ】 private, exclusive, secret

Kun reading compounds

  • 開く 【ひらく】 to open, to undo, to unseal, to unpack, to bloom, to unfold, to spread out, to open (for business, e.g. in the morning), to be wide (gap, etc.), to widen, to hold (meeting, etc.), to give, to open, to found (nation, dynasty, sect, etc.), to open (a new business), to set up, to establish, to start, to open (ports, borders, etc.), to open (an account), to open up (new land, path, etc.), to clear, to develop, to open (a file, etc.), to extract (root), to reduce (equation), to cut open (fish), to change (kanji into hiragana), to flare (e.g. skirt), to slacken (into a poor posture)
  • 開き 【ひらき】 opening, gap, dried and opened fish
  • 開き直る 【ひらきなおる】 to become defiant, to turn upon, to become serious
  • 開ける 【ひらける】 to open out (of a view, scenery, etc.), to spread out, to become clear (of a road, visibility, etc.), to open up, to improve (of luck, prospects, etc.), to get better, to develop (of a town, civilization, etc.), to become civilized, to modernize, to grow, to advance (of knowledge, ideas, etc.), to be sensible, to be understanding, to be enlightened, to open (of a new road, railway, etc.), to be opened to traffic, to become populous, to become densely built, to become bustling
  • 開く 【あく】 to open (e.g. doors), to open (e.g. business, etc.), to be empty, to be vacant, to be available, to be free, to be open (e.g. neckline, etc.), to have been opened (of one's eyes, mouth, etc.), to come to an end, to open (one's eyes, mouth, etc.), to have a hole, to form a gap, to have an interval (between events)
  • 開ける 【あける】 to open (a door, etc.), to unwrap (e.g. parcel, package), to unlock, to open (for business, etc.), to empty, to remove, to make space, to make room, to move out, to clear out, to be away from (e.g. one's house), to leave (temporarily), to dawn, to grow light, to end (of a period, season), to begin (of the New Year), to leave (one's schedule) open, to make time (for), to make (a hole), to open up (a hole)

Readings

Japanese names:
はる、 か、 ひらき
Chinese:
kai1
Korean:
gae

Spanish

  • abrir
  • desdoblar
  • dar comienzo
  • abrirse
  • estar abierto

Portuguese

  • abrir
  • desdobrar
  • deslacrar

French

  • ouvrir
  • s'ouvrir
  • briser le sceau
171 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
261 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
241 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
80 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4950 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
550 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
270 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1821 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
396 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
400 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
215 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1840 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4121 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2092 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2835 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1636 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41233 Morohashi
3321 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6393 New Nelson (John Haig)
1622 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1750 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
290 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
391 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3855 2001 Kanji
8e4.6 The Kanji Dictionary
3-8-4 SKIP code
7744.1 Four corner code
19-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
958b Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
Variants:
commence, begin
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
244 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 始発 【シハツ】 first departure (of the day: train, bus, etc.), first train, first bus, departing one's home station (of a train, bus, etc.)
  • 始業 【シギョウ】 start of work, commencement, opening
  • 年始 【ネンシ】 New Year's call, beginning of the year, New Year's greetings
  • 創始 【ソウシ】 creation, founding, initiating

Kun reading compounds

  • 始める 【はじめる】 to start, to begin, to commence, to initiate, to originate, to open (e.g. a store), to start up, to establish (business. etc.), to start ..., to begin to ...
  • 始まる 【はじまる】 to begin, to start, to commence, to happen (again), to begin (anew), to date (from), to originate (in)

Readings

Japanese names:
もと
Chinese:
shi3
Korean:
si

Spanish

  • comenzar
  • empezar
  • empezar (trans.)
  • empezar (intrans.)

Portuguese

  • iniciar
  • começar

French

  • commencer
  • débuter
225 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
304 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
288 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
465 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1208 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
545 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
155 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1092 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
494 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
503 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
129 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
439 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
335 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
211 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
252 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
755 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6166 Morohashi
281 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1203 New Nelson (John Haig)
747 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
809 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
321 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
299 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1777 2001 Kanji
3e5.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
4346.0 Four corner code
27-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
59cb Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
Variants:
line, track
Kun:
すじ
On:
セン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
382 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 線 【セン】 line, stripe, stria, line (e.g. telephone line), wire, ray (e.g. X-ray), beam, line (e.g. of a railroad), track, route, lane, outline, contours, form, level, division, line (of action), position, approach, policy, principle, impression one leaves, air one gives off
  • 繊維 【センイ】 fibre, fiber, textile
  • 横線 【オウセン】 horizontal line
  • 赤外線 【セキガイセン】 infrared rays

Readings

Chinese:
xian4
Korean:
seon

Spanish

  • línea
  • cable
  • frontera
  • raíl
  • carril

Portuguese

  • linha
  • trilha

French

  • ligne
  • voie
447 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
176 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
329 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
247 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3580 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
389 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
826 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.20 Japanese for Busy People
299 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
299 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
841 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1551 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1760 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
944 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1273 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1351 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27641 Morohashi
1392 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4548 New Nelson (John Haig)
1339 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1438 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
236 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2742 2001 Kanji
6a9.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-9 SKIP code
2693.2 Four corner code
32-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7dda Unicode hex code