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, assault, raid, onslaught, 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

7 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
ward off, defend, protect, resist
Kun:
ふせ.ぐ
On:
ボウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
331 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 防衛施設庁 【ボウエイシセツチョウ】 (Japanese) Defense Facilities Administration Agency (Defence)
  • 防衛 【ボウエイ】 defense, defence, protection
  • 砂防 【サボウ】 erosion control
  • 攻防 【コウボウ】 offense and defense, offence and defence

Kun reading compounds

  • 防ぐ 【ふせぐ】 to defend against, to protect against, to prevent, to avert, to avoid

Readings

Japanese names:
あた、 う、 ほう
Chinese:
fang2
Korean:
bang

Spanish

  • defender
  • proteger
  • aguantar
  • prevenir
  • presa
  • banco

Portuguese

  • desligar
  • defender
  • proteger
  • resistir

French

  • prévenir (un danger)
  • défendre
  • protéger
  • résister
718 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
812 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
791 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
325 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4980 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
680 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
983 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
374 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
513 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
522 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
781 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
725 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
320 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
203 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
242 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1311 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41576 Morohashi
270 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6429 New Nelson (John Haig)
1302 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1399 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
326 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
674 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3645 2001 Kanji
2d4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
1-2-4 SKIP code
7022.7 Four corner code
43-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9632 Unicode hex code