Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
西
Variants:
smoke
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
1290 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 煙突 【エントツ】 chimney, smokestack, funnel (of a ship), stovepipe, carrying a passenger without turning on the taximeter
  • 煙草 【タバコ】 tobacco, cigarette, cigaret, cigar, tobacco plant (Nicotiana tabacum)
  • 噴煙 【フンエン】 (eruption of) smoke
  • 黒煙 【コクエン】 black smoke

Kun reading compounds

  • 煙る 【けむる】 to smoke (e.g. fire), to billow smoke, to smoulder, to smolder, to be hazy, to look dim
  • 煙 【けむり】 smoke, fumes
  • 煙草 【たばこ】 tobacco, cigarette, cigaret, cigar, tobacco plant (Nicotiana tabacum)
  • 黒煙 【こくえん】 black smoke
  • 砂煙 【すなけむり】 cloud of sand (dust, etc.)
  • 煙い 【けむい】 smoky

Readings

Japanese names:
たば
Chinese:
yan1
Korean:
yeon, in

Spanish

  • humo
  • humeante
  • fumarolas
  • humear

Portuguese

  • fumaça

French

  • fumée
1027 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1147 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2784 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
914 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
718 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
919 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
941 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1045 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1269 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1294 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
700 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
936 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1626 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19203X Morohashi
1021 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3456 New Nelson (John Haig)
1612 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1739 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1645 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1172 2001 Kanji
4d9.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-9 SKIP code
1-1-12 SKIP code
9181.4 Four corner code
17-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7159 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
bow
Parts:
Variants:
bullet, twang, flip, snap
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
853 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 弾 【ダン】 counter for parts (of a story, etc.)
  • 弾圧 【ダンアツ】 oppression, suppression, pressure
  • 防弾 【ボウダン】 bulletproof, bombproof
  • 砲弾 【ホウダン】 shell, cannonball

Kun reading compounds

  • 弾く 【ひく】 to play (a stringed or keyboard instrument)
  • 弾む 【はずむ】 to spring, to bound, to bounce, to be stimulated, to be encouraged, to get lively, to pay handsomely, to splurge, to part eagerly with (money, etc.), to breathe hard, to pant, to be out of breath
  • 玉 【たま】 ball, sphere, globe, orb, bead (of sweat, dew, etc.), drop, droplet, ball (in sports), pile (of noodles, etc.), bullet, bulb (i.e. a light bulb), lens (of glasses, etc.), bead (of an abacus), ball (i.e. a testicle), gem, jewel (esp. spherical; sometimes used figuratively), pearl, female entertainer (e.g. a geisha), person (when commenting on their nature), character, item, funds or person used as part of a plot, egg, coin, precious, beautiful, excellent
  • 弾傷 【たまきず】 bullet wound, gunshot wound
  • 弾く 【はじく】 to flip, to snap, to flick, to repel, to use (an abacus), to calculate, to strum, to pluck the strings (of a guitar, etc.)
  • 弾ける 【はじける】 to burst open, to split open, to pop, to be bursting with (e.g. youth, laughter, flavor), to bounce, to bound
  • 弾正台 【だんじょうだい】 Imperial Prosecuting and Investigating Office (1869-1871 CE), Imperial Prosecuting and Investigating Office (under the ritsuryo system)

Readings

Chinese:
dan4, tan2
Korean:
tan

Spanish

  • bala
  • pelota
  • chasquido
  • golpe seco
  • chasquear
  • tocar (piano
  • guitarra
  • etc.)

Portuguese

  • Bala (arma)
  • fanhoso
  • sacudidela
  • estalo

French

  • boulet
  • rebond
  • chiquenaude
  • vibration
1570 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
933 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1575 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1099 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1272 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1880 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1539 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1641 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
590 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
613 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
697 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
418 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
524 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1950 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9836P Morohashi
572 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1699 New Nelson (John Haig)
1931 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2081 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1529 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3555 2001 Kanji
3h9.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
1925.6 Four corner code
35-38 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f3e Unicode hex code