Jisho

×

9 strokes
Radical:
dog 犬 (犭)
Parts:
Variants:
cramped, narrow, contract, tight
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1346 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 狭心症 【キョウシンショウ】 heart attack, angina pectoris
  • 狭義 【キョウギ】 narrow sense (e.g. of a word)
  • 偏狭 【ヘンキョウ】 narrow-mindedness, intolerance, illiberality, narrowness
  • 広狭 【コウキョウ】 width, width and narrowness

Kun reading compounds

  • 狭い 【せまい】 narrow, confined, small, cramped, limited, narrow-minded, confining
  • 狭める 【せばめる】 to narrow, to reduce, to contract
  • 狭まる 【せばまる】 to narrow, to contract
  • 狭 【さ】 narrow, thin
  • 狭霧 【さぎり】 mist, fog

Readings

Japanese names:
はざ
Chinese:
xia2
Korean:
hyeob

Spanish

  • apretado
  • estrecho
  • encogido
  • estrecharse
  • encogerse
  • estrechar
  • angosto

Portuguese

  • limitar
  • estreitar
  • contrair
  • apertar

French

  • étroit
  • exigu
  • serré
  • se contracter
1166 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1370 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2882 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1413 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
729 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
790 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1353 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1436 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
560 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1301 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
473 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
294 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
355 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1274 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20406P Morohashi
396 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3572 New Nelson (John Haig)
1266 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1356 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1279 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2963 2001 Kanji
3g6.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
4523.0 Four corner code
22-25 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
72ed Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
gate
Parts:
Variants:
interval, space
Kun:
あいだあい
On:
カンケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
33 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 間 【カン】 interval, period of time, among, between, inter-
  • 間隔 【カンカク】 space, interval, space character, whitespace
  • 短期間 【タンキカン】 short term, short time
  • 右中間 【ウチュウカン】 between right and center fielders (centre)
  • 間 【ケン】 1.818 m (6 shaku), counter used to number the gaps between pillars
  • 間数 【ケンスウ】 one ken in length or breadth (1.818m)
  • 世間 【セケン】 world, society, people, the public
  • 俗世間 【ゾクセケン】 this world, earthly world, secular society, ordinary world, everyday life, workaday world

Kun reading compounds

  • 間 【あいだ】 space (between), gap, interval, distance, time (between), pause, break, span (temporal or spatial), stretch, period (while), relationship (between, among), members (within, among), due to, because of
  • 間中 【あいだじゅう】 during
  • 候間 【そうろうあいだ】 as ...
  • ついこの間 【ついこのあいだ】 just the other day, quite recently
  • 間 【ま】 time, pause, space, room
  • 間際 【まぎわ】 the point just before, the point of doing, the verge of happening
  • 床の間 【とこのま】 tokonoma (alcove where art or flowers are displayed)
  • 合間 【あいま】 interval, break, pause, spare moment
  • 間 【あいだ】 space (between), gap, interval, distance, time (between), pause, break, span (temporal or spatial), stretch, period (while), relationship (between, among), members (within, among), due to, because of
  • 間中 【あいだじゅう】 during
  • 波間 【なみま】 interval between the waves, gap between waves
  • 幕間 【まくあい】 intermission (between acts), interlude

Readings

Japanese names:
ちか、 は、 はざ、 はし
Chinese:
jian1, jian4
Korean:
gan

Spanish

  • intervalo
  • espacio
  • habitación

Portuguese

  • intervalo
  • espaço

French

  • intervalle
  • espace
58 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
100 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
92 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
27 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4949 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
174 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
96 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1822 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
43 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
43 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
161 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1841 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4122 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2094 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2836 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1634 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41249 Morohashi
3323 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6391 New Nelson (John Haig)
1620 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1747 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
31 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
215 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3878 2001 Kanji
8e4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-8-4 SKIP code
7760.7 Four corner code
20-54 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9593 Unicode hex code