Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
jade (king) 玉 (王)
Parts:
Variants:
rare, curious, strange
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1330 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 珍 【チン】 rare, strange, odd, peculiar, curious
  • 珍紛漢紛 【チンプンカンプン】 unintelligible language, incoherent language, talking nonsense, babble, gibberish, jargon, gobbledygook
  • 袖珍 【シュウチン】 pocket size
  • 繻珍 【シュチン】 satin with raised figures

Kun reading compounds

  • 珍しい 【めずらしい】 unusual, rare, curious, new, novel, fine (e.g. gift)

Readings

Japanese names:
じん
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhen1
Korean:
jin

Spanish

  • raro
  • extraño
  • anormal

Portuguese

  • estranho
  • curioso
  • raro

French

  • rare
  • curieux
  • étrange
1602 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1224 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2933 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1027 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
734 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
836 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1215 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1278 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1360 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1316 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1135 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
613 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
814 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1739 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20920 Morohashi
909 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3631 New Nelson (John Haig)
1723 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1859 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1281 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3160 2001 Kanji
4f5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-5 SKIP code
1812.2 Four corner code
1-36-33 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
73cd Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
grain
Parts:
rare, phenomenal, dilute (acid)
Kun:
まれまばら
On:
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
2232 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 希 【キ】 dilute, rare
  • 希少 【キショウ】 scarce, rare
  • 古希 【コキ】 70th birthday, ancient Greek (language)
  • 珍稀 【チンキ】 unusual, rare
  • 希有 【ケウ】 rare, uncommon

Kun reading compounds

  • 稀 【まれ】 rare, seldom
  • まれに見る 【まれにみる】 rare, extraordinary, singular
  • 類稀 【たぐいまれ】 rare, exceptional, extraordinary, unique, incomparable, unparalleled, matchless
  • ごく稀 【ごくまれ】 extremely rare

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xi1
Korean:
heui

Spanish

  • raro
  • fenómenal
  • diluido (ácido)

Portuguese

French

3286 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1640 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2182 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1523 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
805 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1099 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
25058 Morohashi
1189 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4145 New Nelson (John Haig)
2611 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2657 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
5d7.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-7 SKIP code
2492.7 Four corner code
1-21-09 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7a00 Unicode hex code