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

Speed

Stroke order

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

19 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
winding, reel, spin, turn (pages), look up, refer to
Kun:
く.る
On:
ソウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
872 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 繰糸 【ソウシ】 reeling (silk)
  • 繰糸機 【ソウシキ】 silk reeling machine

Kun reading compounds

  • 繰る 【くる】 to reel, to wind, to spin (thread), to turn (pages), to flip through (a book), to leaf through (a book), to consult (a dictionary), to refer to (an encyclopedia), to count (e.g. the days), to open one-by-one, to close one-by-one (e.g. shutters)

Readings

Japanese names:
くり
Chinese:
qiao1, zao3
Korean:
jo

Spanish

  • devanar
  • ovillar
  • pasar páginas

Portuguese

  • curva
  • bobina
  • giro
  • virar (páginas)
  • melhorar
  • referis-se a

French

  • embobiner
  • bobine
  • faire tourner
  • tourner (pages)
  • feuilleter
  • parler de
1190 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1264 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3619 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1347 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1652 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1654 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1768 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
902 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1563 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1806 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
961 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1300 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1381 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27953 Morohashi
1427 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4602 New Nelson (John Haig)
1369 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1469 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1918 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2764 2001 Kanji
6a13.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-13 SKIP code
2699.4 Four corner code
1-23-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7e70 Unicode hex code