Jisho

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15 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
mellow, ripen, mature, acquire skill
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1415 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 熟練 【ジュクレン】 skill, dexterity, proficiency
  • 熟知 【ジュクチ】 being familiar with, having a thorough knowledge of, being well-informed about
  • 半熟 【ハンジュク】 half-cooked, half-done, soft-boiled, half-ripe, unripe
  • 完熟 【カンジュク】 full ripeness, full maturity

Kun reading compounds

  • 熟れる 【うれる】 to ripen (fruit, grain, etc.), to become ripe

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shou2, shu2
Korean:
sug

Spanish

  • madurar
  • adquirir habilidad
  • pensar bien

Portuguese

  • maturar
  • amadurecer
  • amadurecimento
  • adquirir habilidade

French

  • mûrir
  • maturité
  • acquérir des capacités
905 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
894 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1517 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2795 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1508 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1519 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2406 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
687 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
700 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
864 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1282 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3558 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1836 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2498 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
316 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19332 Morohashi
2868 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3472 New Nelson (John Haig)
310 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
332 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
984 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
440 2001 Kanji
4d10.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-11-4 SKIP code
2-10-4 SKIP code
0533.1 Four corner code
0433.1 Four corner code
1-29-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
719f Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
practice, gloss, train, drill, polish, refine
Kun:
ね.るね.り
On:
レン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
788 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 練習 【レンシュウ】 practice, training, drill, (an) exercise, workout
  • 練達 【レンタツ】 expert(ise), skill, dexterity
  • 修練 【シュウレン】 training, drill, practice, practising, discipline
  • 水練 【スイレン】 swimming practice

Kun reading compounds

  • 練る 【ねる】 to knead, to thicken into a paste (stirring over a flame), to polish (a plan, etc.), to refine, to elaborate, to work out, to train, to drill, to exercise, to gloss (silk), to soften, to degum, to tan (leather), to temper (steel), to walk in procession, to parade, to march
  • 練り 【ねり】 kneading, gloss, tempering, paste (e.g. bean paste, mustard paste), parading of portable shrines and floats at festivals
  • 練り上げる 【ねりあげる】 to knead well, to polish, to refine

Readings

Japanese names:
ねり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
lian4
Korean:
ryeon

Spanish

  • práctica
  • entrenamiento
  • ablandar
  • ejercitar

Portuguese

  • prática
  • brilho
  • treinar
  • exercitar
  • polir
  • refinar

French

  • pratiquer
  • lustrer
  • s'exercer
  • s'entraîner
  • perfectionner
  • peaufiner
539 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
438 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
608 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
704 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3565 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
482 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
828 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2527 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
743 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
756 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
296 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1547 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1738 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
931 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1256 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1355 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27631P Morohashi
1375 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4530 New Nelson (John Haig)
1343 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1443 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
431 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2764 2001 Kanji
6a8.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-8 SKIP code
2599.6 Four corner code
1-46-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7df4 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
work
Parts:
craft, construction, katakana e radical (no. 48)
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
299 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 工 【コウ】 (factory) worker
  • 工員 【コウイン】 factory worker
  • 起工 【キコウ】 setting to work
  • 商工 【ショウコウ】 commerce and industry
  • 工夫 【クフウ】 devising (a way), contriving, figuring out, coming up with, working out, inventing, device, design, idea, plan, invention, dedication to spiritual improvement (esp. through Zen meditation)
  • 工面 【クメン】 contrivance, managing (to raise money), one's financial condition
  • 竹細工 【タケザイク】 bamboo work, bamboo ware
  • 寄せ木細工 【ヨセギザイク】 wooden mosaic work, parquetry, wooden mosaic (e.g. on a piece of furniture), marquetry, marqueterie
  • 具合 【グアイ】 condition, state, health, state (of health), way, manner, circumstance, luck, face, dignity, decency, propriety
  • 工面 【クメン】 contrivance, managing (to raise money), one's financial condition

Readings

Japanese names:
もく
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gong1
Korean:
gong

Spanish

  • construcción
  • fabricación
  • obrero

Portuguese

  • ofício
  • construção

French

  • ingénierie
  • industrie
  • construction
  • radical katakana E (no. 48)
71 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
125 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
113 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
169 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1451 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
77 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
161 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
39 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
139 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
139 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
379 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
550 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4190 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2118 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2866 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
76 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8714 Morohashi
3381 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1532 New Nelson (John Haig)
76 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
80 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
173 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
84 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3172 2001 Kanji
0a3.6 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
1010.0 Four corner code
1-25-09 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5de5 Unicode hex code