Jisho

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12 strokes (also 13)
Radical:
tree
Parts:
poles, settlement, conclusion, end, highest rank, electric poles, very, extremely, most, highly, 10**48
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
460 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 極 【キョク】 pole, climax, extreme, extremity, culmination, height, zenith, nadir
  • 極右 【キョクウ】 far right (in politics), extreme right, ultraconservative
  • 消極 【ショウキョク】 passive, negative, conservative, depolarization
  • 対極 【タイキョク】 antipodes, other (opposite) extreme, opposite, antithesis
  • 極 【ゴク】 quite, very, 10^48, quindecillion
  • 極秘 【ゴクヒ】 absolute secrecy
  • 極々 【ゴクゴク】 extremely, highly
  • 失礼至極 【シツレイシゴク】 extremely rude, impertinent, impolite

Kun reading compounds

  • 極める 【きわめる】 to carry to extremes, to go to the end of something, to investigate thoroughly, to master
  • 極まる 【きわまる】 to reach an extreme, to reach a limit, to terminate, to come to an end, extremely, to be stuck, to be in a dilemma, to be at a loss, to be decided, to be settled
  • 極まり 【きわまり】 extremity, end, bound, limit
  • 極まりない 【きわまりない】 extremely, in the extreme, knows no bounds (e.g. rudeness), unparalleled, boundless (e.g. universe, ocean), limitless
  • 極み 【きわみ】 height, acme, extremity, peak, end, limit
  • 決める 【きめる】 to decide, to choose, to determine, to make up one's mind, to resolve, to set one's heart on, to settle, to arrange, to set, to appoint, to fix, to clinch (a victory), to decide (the outcome of a match), to persist in doing, to go through with, to always do, to have made a habit of, to take for granted, to assume, to dress up, to dress to kill, to dress to the nines, to carry out successfully (a move in sports, a pose in dance, etc.), to succeed in doing, to immobilize with a double-arm lock (in sumo, judo, etc.), to eat or drink something, to take illegal drugs
  • 決まる 【きまる】 to be decided, to be settled, to be fixed, to be arranged, to be unchanging, to be the same (as always), to be fixed, to be set, to be a fixed rule, to be destined, to be a convention, to be a custom, to be common knowledge, to be well executed (of a manoeuvre in a sport, game, etc.), to go well, to succeed, to connect (of a punch), to look good (of clothing), to look sharp, to be stylish, to suit one, to be held in place (of a hairdo), to be struck and held (of a pose in kabuki)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji2
Korean:
geug

Spanish

  • polo terrestre o magnético
  • muy
  • sumamente
  • extremadamente
  • alcanzar un extremo

Portuguese

  • postes
  • acordo
  • conclusão
  • fim
  • a mais alta posição
  • postes elétricos
  • muitos
  • extremamente
  • maior
  • altamente
  • 10 elevado a48

French

  • extrêmes
  • pôles (N et S)
  • décision
  • conclusion
  • fin
  • plus haut rang
  • pôles électriques
  • très
  • extrêmement
  • le plus
  • hautement
  • 10**48
382 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
488 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
464 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
652 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2305 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
597 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
639 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1896 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
336 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
336 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
679 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1100 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1243 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
695 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
900 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1922 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
15181 Morohashi
1017 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2753 New Nelson (John Haig)
1903 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2052 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
311 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
584 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1872 2001 Kanji
4a8.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-8 SKIP code
4191.4 Four corner code
1-22-43 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6975 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
secrecy, density (pop), minuteness, carefulness
Kun:
ひそ.か
On:
ミツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
815 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 密 【ミツ】 dense, thick, crowded, close (relationship), intimate, minute, fine, careful, secret, esoteric Buddhism, secret Buddhist teachings
  • 密度 【ミツド】 density
  • 濃密 【ノウミツ】 thick, dense, rich (as in taste or content), deep (colour), strong (smell, scent), crowded
  • 細密 【サイミツ】 detailed knowledge, finely detailed

Kun reading compounds

  • 密か 【ひそか】 secret, private, surreptitious
  • 密か事 【みそかごと】 secret, private matter, amorous affair, liaison

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mi4
Korean:
mil

Spanish

  • denso
  • concentrado
  • minucioso
  • preciso
  • en secreto

Portuguese

  • segredo
  • densidade
  • pormenor
  • cuidado

French

  • secret
  • densité (population)
  • minutieux
  • consciencieux
990 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
978 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
858 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1316 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1118 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1214 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1713 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
806 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
822 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1103 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
489 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2857 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1474 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1984 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
782 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7205 Morohashi
2292 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1343 New Nelson (John Haig)
775 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
837 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
933 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
776 2001 Kanji
3m8.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-8 SKIP code
3077.2 Four corner code
1-44-09 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bc6 Unicode hex code