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:
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, party, 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 fight back, to turn upon, to take the offensive
  • 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
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-19-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
958b Unicode hex code