Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
claw 爪 (爫)
Parts:
claw, nail, talon
Kun:
つめつま-
On:
ソウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
2025 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 爪牙 【ソウガ】 claws and fangs, claws and tusks, clutches, devious design, means of causing harm, weapon, pawn, stooge, cat's-paw, right-hand man
  • 爪痕 【ソウコン】 fingernail mark, scratch
  • 陥入爪 【カンニュウソウ】 ingrown nail, ingrowing nail
  • 狼爪 【ロウソウ】 dewclaw

Kun reading compounds

  • 爪 【つめ】 nail (e.g. fingernail, toenail), claw, talon, hoof, plectrum, pick, hook, clasp
  • 爪切り 【つめきり】 nail clippers
  • 陥入爪 【かんにゅうそう】 ingrown nail, ingrowing nail
  • 鷹の爪 【たかのつめ】 Gamblea innovans (species of deciduous tree), extremely spicy form of chili pepper, variety of high-quality green tea

Readings

Chinese:
zhua3, zhao3
Korean:
jo

Spanish

  • uña
  • garra
  • zarpa

Portuguese

French

  • ongle
  • griffe
  • serre
  • plectre
2822 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1887 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
115 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1320 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3756 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2605 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
735 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19653 Morohashi
3024 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3509 New Nelson (John Haig)
727 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
784 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
0a4.9 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-1 SKIP code
7223.0 Four corner code
1-36-62 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
722a Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
Variants:

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Kun reading compounds

  • 噛む 【かむ】 to bite, to chew, to gnaw, to masticate, to fumble one's words (esp. during a play, broadcast, etc.), to falter with one's words, to stutter, to stammer, to crash against (e.g. of waves), to break onto (shore), to engage (of cogs, zippers, etc.), to mesh, to fit together, to be involved in, to convince, to persuade
  • 齧る 【かじる】 to gnaw, to nibble, to bite, to munch, to crunch, to dabble in, to have a smattering of

Readings

Chinese:
nie4
Korean:
gyo

Spanish

Portuguese

French

1012 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
885 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4516X Morohashi
888 New Nelson (John Haig)
2172 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2290 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3d15.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-12 SKIP code
6107.2 Four corner code
1-19-90 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
565b Unicode hex code

18 strokes
Radical:
sickness
Parts:
mannerism, habit, vice, trait, fault, kink
Kun:
くせくせ.に
On:
ヘキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1973 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 癖 【クセ】 habit (often a bad habit, i.e. vice), tendency, peculiarity, idiosyncrasy, mannerism, crease, wrinkle, curl, kink
  • 妄想癖 【モウソウヘキ】 day-dreamer, fantasist
  • 盗癖 【トウヘキ】 kleptomania

Kun reading compounds

  • 癖 【くせ】 habit (often a bad habit, i.e. vice), tendency, peculiarity, idiosyncrasy, mannerism, crease, wrinkle, curl, kink
  • 癖に 【くせに】 and yet, though, when, in spite of
  • 悪い癖 【わるいくせ】 bad habit, bad habits
  • 自傷癖 【じしょうくせ】 (practice of) self-injury, (habit of) self-harm
  • 癖に 【くせに】 and yet, though, when, in spite of
  • 癖になる 【くせになる】 to become a (bad) habit, to get accustomed to

Readings

Chinese:
pi3, pi4
Korean:
byeog

Spanish

  • costumbre
  • hábito
  • debilidad
  • vicio
  • manía

Portuguese

  • maneirismo
  • hábito
  • vício
  • traço
  • falta
  • entortar

French

  • manie
  • mauvaise habitude
  • vice
  • trait (caractère)
  • défaut
  • frisé
1781 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1903 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3082 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1702 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1550 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1490 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1589 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1364 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1358 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4080 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2069 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2805 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1707 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22550 Morohashi
3290 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3848 New Nelson (John Haig)
1691 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1826 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1895 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
555 2001 Kanji
5i13.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-5-13 SKIP code
0014.1 Four corner code
1-42-42 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7656 Unicode hex code