Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
rap 攴 (攵)
Parts:
set free, release, fire, shoot, emit, banish, liberate
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
288 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 放火 【ホウカ】 arson, setting fire
  • 放映 【ホウエイ】 televising, broadcasting, airing
  • 豪放 【ゴウホウ】 largehearted, frank, unaffected
  • 性解放 【セイカイホウ】 sexual liberation, emancipation from gender restrictions

Kun reading compounds

  • 放す 【はなす】 to release, to let go, to free, to set free, to let loose, to turn loose, to add (pieces of eggplant, potato, etc.) to water, broth, etc.
  • 放つ 【はなつ】 to fire (gun, arrow, questions, etc.), to shoot, to hit (e.g. baseball), to break wind, to set free, to release, to let loose, to emit (e.g. light), to give off (e.g. a scent), to send out (a person to carry out a duty), to set fire to
  • 放れる 【はなれる】 to get free (from), to be freed, to be released
  • 放く 【こく】 to let loose (e.g. a fart), to utter (e.g. a lie), to do
  • 放る 【ほうる】 to throw, to fling, to hurl, to toss, to neglect, to abandon, to leave alone, to give up on, to leave undone, to leave unfinished

Readings

Japanese names:
はなれ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fang4
Korean:
bang

Spanish

  • dejar libre
  • soltar
  • liberar
  • emitir
  • separarse
  • abandonar

Portuguese

  • libertar
  • liberação
  • fogo
  • disparar
  • emitir
  • banir
  • liberar

French

  • libérer
  • relâcher
  • renvoyer
  • enflammer
  • bannir
  • émettre
512 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
414 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
391 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
282 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2084 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
287 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
585 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
606 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
512 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
521 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
723 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
935 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1058 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
570 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
754 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
507 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13133 Morohashi
853 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2333 New Nelson (John Haig)
496 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
535 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
325 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
314 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
466 2001 Kanji
4h4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
0824.0 Four corner code
1-42-92 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
653e Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
abandon, throw away, discard, resign, reject, sacrifice
Kun:
す.てる
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
901 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 棄権 【キケン】 abstention (from voting), renunciation (of a right), withdrawal (from a contest)
  • 棄却 【キキャク】 rejection, dismissal, turning down, abandoning, renunciation
  • 投棄 【トウキ】 abandonment, giving up, throwing away, disposal, dumping
  • 遺棄 【イキ】 abandonment, desertion

Kun reading compounds

  • 捨てる 【すてる】 to throw away, to cast away, to dump, to discard, to abandon, to desert, to leave, to give up, to resign

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qi4
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • tirar
  • descartar
  • abandonar
  • arrojar
  • desechar

Portuguese

  • desembaraço
  • gastar
  • descartar
  • pedir demissão
  • rejeitar
  • sacrifício

French

  • abandonner
  • jeter
  • se débarrasser
  • renoncer
  • rejeter
  • sacrifier
1131 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1103 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
326 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1178 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1437 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2202 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
962 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
993 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1653 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1065 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2651 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1353 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1835 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
765 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14913X Morohashi
2137 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2787 New Nelson (John Haig)
758 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
820 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1634 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
464 2001 Kanji
2j11.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-11 SKIP code
2-4-8 SKIP code
2-4-9 SKIP code
2-2-10 SKIP code
0090.4 Four corner code
1-20-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
68c4 Unicode hex code