Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
rap 攴 (攵)
Parts:
scatter, disperse, spend, squander
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
758 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 散骨 【サンコツ】 scattering of ashes (cremated remains)
  • 散会 【サンカイ】 adjournment
  • 離散 【リサン】 dispersal, scattering, discrete
  • 集散 【シュウサン】 collection (gathering) and distribution

Kun reading compounds

  • 散る 【ちる】 to fall (e.g. blossoms, leaves), to scatter, to be dispersed, to disappear, to dissolve, to break up, to spread, to run, to blur, to die a noble death
  • 散らす 【ちらす】 to scatter, to cause a shower of, to disperse, to distribute, to spread, to resolve (a symptom, condition, etc.), to relieve, to get rid of, to cure, to distract, to divert, to do ... wildly (i.e. disorderly or frequently), to do ... all over the place
  • 散らかす 【ちらかす】 to scatter around, to leave untidy, to make a mess
  • 散らかる 【ちらかる】 to be in disorder, to lie scattered around
  • 散らばる 【ちらばる】 to be scattered about, to disperse, to be littered (with)
  • 散 【ばら】 loose articles (not packaged with other things), bulk items, individual items, coins, small change
  • ばら撒く 【ばらまく】 to scatter, to disseminate (e.g. a rumor), to spread (e.g. germs), to broadcast, to distribute widely (e.g. leaflets), to hand out freely, to spend recklessly
  • 散ける 【ばらける】 to come apart, to unravel, to come loose, to become disarrayed (e.g. hair)

Readings

Japanese names:
ちる
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
san4, san3
Korean:
san

Spanish

  • esparcir
  • dispersar
  • derramar
  • caer
  • esparcirse
  • estar desordenado

Portuguese

  • dispersar
  • espalhar
  • gastar
  • dissipar

French

  • disperser
  • éparpiller
  • dépenser
  • gaspiller
407 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
519 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
492 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
611 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2056 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
465 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
590 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1689 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
767 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
781 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
721 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
944 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2137 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1118 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1518 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1197 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13265 Morohashi
1702 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2352 New Nelson (John Haig)
1189 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1273 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
588 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1966 2001 Kanji
4i8.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-4 SKIP code
4824.0 Four corner code
1-27-22 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6563 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
bow
Parts:
Variants:
bullet, twang, flip, snap
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
853 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 弾 【ダン】 counter for parts, stages, installments, etc. (of a story, series, project, campaign, etc.), counter for bullets
  • 弾圧 【ダンアツ】 oppression, suppression, pressure
  • 防弾 【ボウダン】 bulletproof, bombproof
  • 砲弾 【ホウダン】 shell, cannonball

Kun reading compounds

  • 弾く 【ひく】 to play (a stringed or keyboard instrument)
  • 弾む 【はずむ】 to spring, to bound, to bounce, to be stimulated, to be encouraged, to get lively, to pay handsomely, to splurge, to part eagerly with (money, etc.), to breathe hard, to pant, to be out of breath
  • 玉 【たま】 ball, sphere, globe, orb, bead (of sweat, dew, etc.), drop, droplet, ball (in sports), pile (of noodles, etc.), bullet, bulb (i.e. a light bulb), lens (of glasses, etc.), bead (of an abacus), ball (i.e. a testicle), gem, jewel (esp. spherical; sometimes used figuratively), pearl, female entertainer (e.g. a geisha), person (when commenting on their nature), character, item, funds or person used as part of a plot, egg, coin, precious, beautiful, excellent
  • 弾傷 【たまきず】 bullet wound, gunshot wound
  • 弾く 【はじく】 to flip, to snap, to flick, to repel, to use (an abacus), to calculate, to strum, to pluck the strings (of a guitar, etc.)
  • 弾ける 【はじける】 to burst open, to split open, to pop, to be bursting with (e.g. youth, laughter, flavor), to bounce, to bound
  • 弾正台 【だんじょうだい】 Imperial Prosecuting and Investigating Office (1869-1871 CE), Imperial Prosecuting and Investigating Office (under the ritsuryo system)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dan4, tan2
Korean:
tan

Spanish

  • bala
  • pelota
  • chasquido
  • golpe seco
  • chasquear
  • tocar (piano
  • guitarra
  • etc.)

Portuguese

  • Bala (arma)
  • fanhoso
  • sacudidela
  • estalo

French

  • boulet
  • rebond
  • chiquenaude
  • vibration
1570 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
933 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1575 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1099 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1272 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1880 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1539 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1641 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
590 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
613 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
697 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
418 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
524 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1950 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9836P Morohashi
572 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1699 New Nelson (John Haig)
1931 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2081 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1529 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3555 2001 Kanji
3h9.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
1925.6 Four corner code
1-35-38 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f3e Unicode hex code