Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
dog 犬 (犭)
Parts:
Variants:
single, alone, spontaneously, Germany
Kun:
ひと.り
On:
ドクトク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
365 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 独 【ドク】 Germany
  • 独裁 【ドクサイ】 dictatorship, despotism
  • 東独 【トウドク】 East Germany (1949-1990)
  • 西独 【セイドク】 West Germany (1949-1990)

Kun reading compounds

  • 一人 【ひとり】 one person, being alone, being by oneself, being single, being unmarried, by oneself, alone, just, only, simply
  • 一人歩き 【ひとりあるき】 taking on a life of it's own (of a rumour, etc.), walking by oneself, talking a walk by oneself, walking unaided, being able to walk without help, standing on one's own feet, being independent, taking care of oneself

Readings

Japanese names:
どいつ、 どっ
Chinese:
du2
Korean:
dog

Spanish

  • único
  • sólo
  • Alemania

Portuguese

  • solteiro
  • espontaneamente
  • Alemanha

French

  • célibataire
  • seul
  • spontanément
  • Allemagne
687 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
784 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
763 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
479 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2884 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
618 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
728 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
788 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
219 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
219 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
559 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1303 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
471 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
293 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
354 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
528 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20406 Morohashi
395 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3574 New Nelson (John Haig)
522 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
561 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
205 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
704 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2971 2001 Kanji
3g6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
4523.6 Four corner code
38-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
72ec Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
grope, search, look for
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
930 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 探検 【タンケン】 exploration, expedition
  • 探求 【タンキュウ】 search, quest, pursuit
  • 内探 【ナイタン】 private inquiry, private enquiry, secret investigation
  • 独探 【ドクタン】 German spy

Kun reading compounds

  • 探る 【さぐる】 to feel around for, to fumble for, to grope for, to search for, to look for, to investigate, to probe into, to spy on, to sound out, to explore (parts unknown), to enjoy (natural beauty)
  • 探す 【さがす】 to search (for something desired, needed), to look for, to search (for something lost), to seek (a suspect in a crime)

Readings

Chinese:
tan4, tan1
Korean:
tam

Spanish

  • explorar
  • indagar
  • buscar
  • sondear

Portuguese

  • tatear
  • pesquisar
  • procurar

French

  • chercher
  • tâtonner
  • enquête
942 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
930 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1239 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1949 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1236 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
578 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1316 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
535 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
544 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1258 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
908 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
613 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
374 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
466 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1340 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12276 Morohashi
505 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2211 New Nelson (John Haig)
1327 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1425 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
927 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1364 2001 Kanji
3c8.16 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
5709.4 Four corner code
35-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
63a2 Unicode hex code