Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
rap 攴 (攵)
Parts:
salvation, save, help, rescue, reclaim
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
799 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 救助 【キュウジョ】 relief, aid, rescue
  • 救済 【キュウサイ】 relief, aid, help, rescue, (religious) salvation, (Christian) grace
  • 匡救 【キョウキュウ】 delivering from sin, succor, succour

Kun reading compounds

  • 救う 【すくう】 to rescue from, to help out of, to save

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jiu4
Korean:
gu

Spanish

  • socorro
  • ayuda
  • rescate
  • rescatar
  • salvar
  • ayudar

Portuguese

  • salvação
  • salva
  • ajudar
  • resgatar
  • reivindicar

French

  • sauvetage
  • sauver
  • aider
  • secourir
  • récupérer
584 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
480 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
456 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
876 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2051 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
698 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
588 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1406 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
725 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
738 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
934 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
939 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1891 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1003 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1358 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
945 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13221 Morohashi
1497 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2344 New Nelson (John Haig)
936 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1006 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
563 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1466 2001 Kanji
4i7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-4 SKIP code
4814.0 Four corner code
1-21-63 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6551 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
settle (debt, etc.), relieve (burden), finish, come to an end, excusable, need not
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
168 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 済州 【チェジュ】 Jeju (special self-governing province and island in South Korea)
  • 済世 【サイセイ】 saving the world, promoting national welfare
  • 返済 【ヘンサイ】 repayment, reimbursement, refund, redemption
  • 完済 【カンサイ】 full payment, liquidation
  • 済世 【サイセイ】 saving the world, promoting national welfare
  • 済美 【セイビ】 achieving virtue

Kun reading compounds

  • 済む 【すむ】 to finish, to end, to be completed, to merely result in something less severe than expected, to feel at ease, to feel unease or guilt for troubling someone, to be sorry
  • 済まない 【すまない】 inexcusable, unjustifiable, unpardonable, sorry, remorseful, apologetic, conscience-stricken, contrite, excuse me, (I'm) sorry, thank you
  • 済ます 【すます】 to finish, to get it over with, to conclude, to settle, to pay back, to get along (without something), to make do with (without)

Readings

Japanese names:
すむ、 なり、 わたる
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji4
Korean:
je

Spanish

  • ayudar
  • rescatar
  • terminar
  • finalizar
  • acabar
  • concluir
  • reembolsar
  • devolver

Portuguese

  • fim
  • terminar
  • desculpável
  • não necessário

French

  • achever
  • finir
  • excusable
  • s'en sortir sans
792 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
881 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
871 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
288 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2597 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
536 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
693 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1336 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
549 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
558 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
516 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1208 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
634 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
383 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
478 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1747 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17749 Morohashi
522 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3197 New Nelson (John Haig)
1731 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1868 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
131 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
921 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
354 2001 Kanji
3a8.30 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
3012.4 Four corner code
1-26-49 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6e08 Unicode hex code