Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
dark, profound
Parts:
Variants:
ratio, rate, proportion, %, factor, lead, spearhead, command
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
383 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 卒爾 【ソツジ】 abrupt, sudden
  • 卒然 【ソツゼン】 sudden, unexpected, unannounced, abrupt
  • 短慮軽率 【タンリョケイソツ】 impulsive and imprudent, rash and unthinking
  • 兜率 【トソツ】 Tusita (heaven, pure land)
  • 率 【リツ】 rate, ratio, proportion, percentage
  • 率を定める 【リツヲサダメル】 to fix the rate
  • 倍率 【バイリツ】 magnification, leverage, amplification, scaling factor, scale factor, competitiveness rating (e.g. for university entrance), applicant-to-acceptance ratio
  • 定率 【テイリツ】 fixed rate

Kun reading compounds

  • 率いる 【ひきいる】 to lead, to spearhead (a group), to command (troops)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
lu:4, shuai4, shuo4
Korean:
sol, ryul

Spanish

  • proporción
  • tasa
  • dirigir
  • mandar
  • verdad
  • franqueza
  • indiscreción
  • liderar
  • encabezar

Portuguese

  • razão
  • valor
  • proporção
  • %
  • coeficiente
  • fator

French

  • taux
  • rapport
  • proportion
  • %
  • coefficient
  • facteur
878 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
767 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
803 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
553 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
319 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
808 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
731 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2040 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
788 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
802 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
615 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1312 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2625 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1343 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1820 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1753 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20817P Morohashi
2118 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3618 New Nelson (John Haig)
1737 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1874 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
742 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
455 2001 Kanji
2j9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-9 SKIP code
2-9-2 SKIP code
0040.3 Four corner code
1-46-8 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7387 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
legs
Parts:
before, ahead, previous, future, precedence
Kun:
さきま.ず
On:
セン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
173 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 先 【セン】 former, previous, old, first move (in go, shogi, etc.), opening move
  • 先駆 【センク】 forerunner, precursor, pioneer, leader, outrider, outriding
  • 機先 【キセン】 forestall
  • 互先 【タガイセン】 even game (esp. in go)

Kun reading compounds

  • 先 【さき】 point, tip, end, nozzle, head (of a line), front, first, before, ahead (of), (the way) ahead, beyond, future, previous, prior, former, recent, last, destination, rest (e.g. of a story), continuation, remaining part, the other party
  • 先行き 【さきゆき】 the future, future prospects
  • 小手先 【こてさき】 tip of the hand, (use of) one's hands, cheap trick, superficial wit, superficial cleverness, cheap, makeshift (e.g. measures), shortsighted, perfunctory, halfhearted
  • 矛先 【ほこさき】 point of spear, spearhead, brunt, aim of attack, force of argument
  • 先ず 【まず】 first (of all), firstly, to begin with, before anything else, probably, most likely, almost certainly, virtually, more or less (satisfactory), on the whole, reasonably, anyway, at any rate, for now (at least), for the time being
  • まず第一に 【まずだいいちに】 first of all, in the first place, to begin with, for starters

Readings

Japanese names:
ぽん
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xian1
Korean:
seon

Spanish

  • antes
  • adelante
  • previo
  • precedencia
  • extremo
  • punta
  • final
  • anterior

Portuguese

  • antes
  • prévio
  • na frente
  • futuro
  • precedência

French

  • avant
  • devant
  • précédent
  • futur
  • antériorité
33 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
43 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
49 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
201 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
571 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
65 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
16 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
280 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
50 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
50 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
48 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
145 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3046 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1552 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2123 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
254 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1349 Morohashi
2394 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
350 New Nelson (John Haig)
248 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
263 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
115 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
54 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2457 2001 Kanji
3b3.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-2 SKIP code
2421.1 Four corner code
1-32-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5148 Unicode hex code