Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
haven, port, harbor, ferry
Kun:
On:
シン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1036 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 津液 【シンエキ】 saliva, spit, spittle, fluid (in Chinese medicine, esp. a colourless bodily fluid, e.g. tears)
  • 津々 【シンシン】 gushing, overflowing, everlasting, unfailing, endless
  • 京津 【ケイシン】 Kyoto-Otsu, Kyoto and Otsu, Kyoto-Settsu, Kyoto and Settsu
  • 入津 【ニュウシン】 entering a port

Kun reading compounds

  • 津 【つ】 Tsu (city in Mie), harbour, harbor, port, ferry
  • 津波 【つなみ】 tsunami, tidal wave
  • 大津 【おおつ】 Ōtsu (city in Shiga)
  • 秋津 【あきつ】 dragonfly

Readings

Japanese names:
ず、 ち、 と
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jin1
Korean:
jin

Spanish

  • puerto
  • transbordador
  • desbordado
  • inundado

Portuguese

  • abrigo
  • porto
  • balsa

French

  • havre
  • port
  • bac
1434 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
679 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2543 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
975 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1469 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
826 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
668 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
679 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1397 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1188 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
466 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
290 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
351 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
334 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17396 Morohashi
390 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3122 New Nelson (John Haig)
328 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
350 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1275 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
355 2001 Kanji
3a6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
3510.7 Four corner code
1-36-37 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6d25 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
cart, car
Parts:
Variants:
lightly, trifling, unimportant
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
790 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 軽 【ケイ】 light (e.g. aircraft, truck), light motor vehicle (up to 660cc and 64bhp), kei car
  • 軽快 【ケイカイ】 light (of movements), nimble, sprightly, springy, light-hearted, cheerful, buoyant, jaunty, casual (e.g. clothing), rhythmical (e.g. melody), taking a turn for the better (of an illness), receding of symptoms, recovery, convalescence
  • 軽々 【ケイケイ】 indiscreetly, thoughtlessly, carelessly, frivolously
  • 酌量減軽 【シャクリョウゲンケイ】 reduction of punishment in the light of extenuating circumstances
  • 軽忽 【キョウコツ】 indiscreet, thoughtless, absurd, laughable, disdaining, belittling
  • 常不軽 【ジョウフキョウ】 Sadaparibhuta (bodhisattva)
  • 剽軽 【ヒョウキン】 facetious, droll, funny

Kun reading compounds

  • 軽い 【かるい】 light (i.e. not heavy), feeling light (i.e. offering little resistance, moving easily), light (i.e. of foot), effortless, nimble, agile, non-serious, minor, unimportant, trivial, slight, small, gentle, soft, easy, lighthearted (e.g. joke), easy, simple, indiscriminate
  • 軽石 【かるいし】 pumice stone
  • 軽やか 【かろやか】 light, easy, non-serious, minor
  • 軽んじる 【かろんじる】 to look down on, to make light of

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qing1
Korean:
gyeong

Spanish

  • ligero
  • insignificante
  • poco serio
  • fácil

Portuguese

  • ligeiramente
  • insignificante
  • sem importância

French

  • léger
  • insignifiant
  • sans importance
387 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
287 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
269 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
650 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4620 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
598 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
258 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1657 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
547 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
556 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
116 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1775 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1909 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1015 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1372 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
724 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38281 Morohashi
1515 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5953 New Nelson (John Haig)
717 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
774 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
395 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1572 2001 Kanji
7c5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-5 SKIP code
5701.4 Four corner code
1-23-58 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8efd Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
two hands, twenty
Parts:
Variants:
valve, petal, braid, speech, dialect, discrimination, dispose of, distinguish, conical cap
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
619 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 弁 【ベン】 speech, tongue, talk, eloquence, dialect, brogue, accent, bento, Japanese box lunch, petal, valve, Oversight Department, division of the daijokan under the ritsuryō system responsible for controlling central and provincial governmental offices
  • 弁当 【ベントウ】 bento, Japanese box lunch
  • 代弁 【ダイベン】 speaking by proxy, speaking for (someone else), acting as spokesman (for), representing (the views, feelings, etc. of), payment by proxy, compensation by proxy, paying on behalf (of), acting for (someone else), carrying out (on someone's behalf)
  • 勘弁 【カンベン】 pardon, forgiveness, forbearance

Kun reading compounds

  • 弁える 【わきまえる】 to discern (e.g. right from wrong), to discriminate, to distinguish, to know (manners, one's place, etc.), to understand, to bear in mind

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bian4
Korean:
byeon, ban

Spanish

  • discurso
  • dialecto
  • distinguir
  • identificar
  • reembolsar
  • pétalo

Portuguese

  • válvula
  • petala
  • trança
  • discurso
  • dialeto
  • discriminação
  • livrar-se de
  • distinguir

French

  • éloquence
  • valve
  • pétale
  • tresse
  • dialecte
  • discernement
  • résoudre
  • distinguer
715 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
807 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
786 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
793 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
846 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
513 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1265 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
275 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
711 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
724 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1116 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
262 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2497 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1264 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1730 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
750 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9588 Morohashi
2004 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1663 New Nelson (John Haig)
742 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
803 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
654 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2755 2001 Kanji
0a5.30 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-3 SKIP code
2344.0 Four corner code
1-42-59 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f01 Unicode hex code