Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
dark, profound
Parts:
mysterious, occultness, black, deep, profound
Kun:
くろくろ.い
On:
ゲン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1409 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 玄米 【ゲンマイ】 unpolished rice, unmilled rice, brown rice
  • 玄関 【ゲンカン】 entrance, front door, entryway, entranceway, entry hall, vestibule, porch, foyer, mud room
  • 幽玄 【ユウゲン】 subtle grace, hidden beauty, yugen, mysterious profundity, elegant simplicity, the subtle and profound, the occult

Kun reading compounds

  • 玄人 【くろうと】 expert, professional, master, connoisseur, woman in the nightlife business, demimondaine, geisha and prostitutes
  • 玄人気質 【くろうとかたぎ】 professionalism, the temperament of a professional

Readings

Japanese names:
けん、 はる、 はるか
Chinese:
xuan2
Korean:
hyeon

Spanish

  • misterioso
  • oculto
  • oscuro
  • negro

Portuguese

  • misterioso
  • oculto

French

  • mystérieux
  • occulte
  • sombre
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1514 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2918 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1113 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1533 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
522 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1225 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1289 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1276 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1311 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2485 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1256 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1722 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1395 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20814 Morohashi
1991 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3616 New Nelson (John Haig)
1383 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1484 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1051 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
471 2001 Kanji
2j3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-3 SKIP code
0073.2 Four corner code
24-28 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7384 Unicode hex code