Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
axe
Parts:
beheading, kill, murder
Kun:
き.る
On:
ザンサンセンゼン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
2132 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 斬 【ザン】 beheading, decapitation
  • 斬新 【ザンシン】 novel, original, newness

Kun reading compounds

  • 斬る 【きる】 to kill (a human) using a blade (sword, machete, knife, etc.), to slice (off), to lop (off), to cut (off)

Readings

Chinese:
zhan3
Korean:
cham

Spanish

  • cortar
  • decapitar
  • matar (a espada)

Portuguese

French

4613 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1923 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1874 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1347 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
13555 Morohashi
1482 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2384 New Nelson (John Haig)
2092 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1215 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1554 2001 Kanji
7c4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-4 SKIP code
5202.1 Four corner code
27-34 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
65ac Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
head
Parts:
neck, counter for songs and poems
Kun:
くび
On:
シュ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
98 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 首 【シュ】 counter for songs and poems
  • 首級 【シュキュウ】 decapitated head of an enemy
  • 元首 【ゲンシュ】 ruler, sovereign
  • 百人一首 【ヒャクニンイッシュ】 100 poems by 100 famous poets, (playing) cards of one hundred famous poems

Kun reading compounds

  • 首 【くび】 neck, head, dismissal, discharge, firing (from a job)
  • 首飾り 【くびかざり】 necklace, choker
  • 縛り首 【しばりくび】 (death by) hanging
  • 猪首 【いくび】 bull neck

Readings

Japanese names:
おびと、 こべ、 す
Chinese:
shou3
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • cuello
  • principio

Portuguese

  • pescoço

French

  • cou
  • compteur de chansons ou poèmes
239 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
155 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
139 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
208 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5186 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
138 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
281 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
920 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
148 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
148 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
393 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1910 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2818 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1452 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1956 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
70 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44489 Morohashi
2265 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6719 New Nelson (John Haig)
70 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
74 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
177 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
979 2001 Kanji
2o7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-6 SKIP code
8060.1 Four corner code
28-83 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9996 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
punish, penalty, sentence, punishment
On:
ケイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
864 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 刑 【ケイ】 penalty, sentence, punishment
  • 刑事 【ケイジ】 (police) detective, criminal matter
  • 量刑 【リョウケイ】 judge's sentence, assessment of a case
  • 求刑 【キュウケイ】 recommended sentence, prosecution's demand for punishment

Readings

Japanese names:
おさか、 ぎょう
Chinese:
xing2
Korean:
hyeong

Spanish

  • pena
  • sentencia
  • castigo

Portuguese

  • Punir
  • penalidade
  • sentença
  • punição

French

  • peine
  • sanction
  • condamnation
  • punition
1193 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
848 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
670 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1001 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1091 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
258 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
887 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
908 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1052 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
185 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1024 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
555 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
734 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
686 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1886 Morohashi
830 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
461 New Nelson (John Haig)
679 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
734 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1061 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3243 2001 Kanji
2f4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-2 SKIP code
1240.0 Four corner code
23-26 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5211 Unicode hex code