Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
say
Parts:
bend, music, melody, composition, pleasure, injustice, fault, curve, crooked, perverse, lean
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
810 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 曲 【キョク】 composition, piece of music, song, track (on a record), tune, melody, air, enjoyment, fun, interest, pleasure
  • 曲目 【キョクモク】 name of a piece of music, (musical) number, (musical) program, programme, selection (of music), list of songs
  • 作曲 【サッキョク】 composition (of music), setting, writing music
  • 選曲 【センキョク】 selection of music, song selection

Kun reading compounds

  • 曲がる 【まがる】 to bend, to curve, to warp, to wind, to twist, to turn, to be awry, to be askew, to be crooked
  • 曲げる 【まげる】 to bend, to crook, to bow, to curve, to curl, to lean, to tilt, to incline, to slant, to bend (the truth), to distort, to twist, to pervert, to yield (a point), to depart (from a principle), to ignore (what one really thinks), to pawn
  • 隈 【くま】 corner, nook, recess, shade, shadow, dark area, dark circles (under the eyes), dark rings, shading, gradation, kumadori, style of kabuki makeup used for violent roles

Readings

Japanese names:
まがた
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qu3, qu1
Korean:
gog

Spanish

  • melodía
  • curva
  • encorvado
  • torcer
  • doblar
  • torcerse
  • girarse

Portuguese

  • tender
  • música
  • melodia
  • composição
  • prazer
  • injustiça
  • falta
  • curva
  • tortuoso
  • perverso
  • inclinar

French

  • courber
  • musique
  • mélodie
  • composition
  • plaisir
  • injustice
  • faute
  • malhonnête
  • pervers
  • pencher
381 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
279 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
261 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
604 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
103 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
715 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
609 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
327 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
366 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
367 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
625 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
996 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4340 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2197 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2956 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1180 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14280 Morohashi
3527 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2418 New Nelson (John Haig)
1172 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1256 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
264 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1976 2001 Kanji
0a6.27 The Kanji Dictionary
4-6-2 SKIP code
5560.0 Four corner code
1-22-42 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
66f2 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
Variants:
technique, art, craft, performance, acting, trick, stunt
Kun:
う.えるのりわざ
On:
ゲイウン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
719 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 芸 【ゲイ】 art, craft, accomplishment, artistic skill, technique, performance
  • 芸術 【ゲイジュツ】 (fine) art, the arts
  • 文芸 【ブンゲイ】 literature, the arts, art and literature, liberal arts
  • 無芸 【ムゲイ】 lacking talent, lacking accomplishments
  • 芸香 【ウンコウ】 common rue (Ruta graveolens)
  • 耕耘 【コウウン】 plowing and weeding, farming, cultivation, tillage

Readings

Japanese names:
き、 げ、 なり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yun2
Korean:
un, ye

Spanish

  • arte
  • técnica

Portuguese

  • técnica
  • arte
  • ofício
  • performance
  • representação
  • truque
  • façanha

French

  • art
  • technique
  • métier
  • interprétation
  • tour
  • cascade
388 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
495 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
470 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
588 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3908 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
421 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
862 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
689 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
435 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
441 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
566 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
642 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2738 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1403 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1892 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
428 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30741P Morohashi
2209 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4978 New Nelson (John Haig)
421 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
450 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
479 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1971 2001 Kanji
3k4.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-4 SKIP code
4473.1 Four corner code
1-23-61 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
82b8 Unicode hex code