Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
ardent, violent, vehement, furious, severe, extreme
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1397 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 烈日 【レツジツ】 blazing sun, scorching sun, hot day
  • 烈女 【レツジョ】 heroine
  • 痛烈 【ツウレツ】 severe, bitter, scathing
  • 壮烈 【ソウレツ】 heroic, brave

Kun reading compounds

  • 激しい 【はげしい】 violent, furious, tempestuous, extreme, intense, fierce, strong, fervent, vehement, incessant, relentless, precipitous, steep
  • 激しい競争 【はげしいきょうそう】 intense competition, hot competition

Readings

Japanese names:
やす
Chinese:
lie4
Korean:
ryeol

Spanish

  • bravo
  • violento
  • furioso
  • cruel

Portuguese

  • severo
  • furioso
  • veemente
  • violento
  • ardente
  • extremo

French

  • ardent
  • véhément
  • furieux
  • violent
  • sévère
  • extrême
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1382 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
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1515 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
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1331 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1414 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1708 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1276 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3286 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1698 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2308 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
822 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18987 Morohashi
2652 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3420 New Nelson (John Haig)
814 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
877 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1363 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3140 2001 Kanji
4d6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-4 SKIP code
1233.0 Four corner code
1-46-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
70c8 Unicode hex code