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, "all Greek to me", double Dutch, (something) incomprehensible, babble, gibberish, jargon, gobbledygook
  • 繻珍 【シュチン】 satin with raised figures
  • 八珍 【ハッチン】 eight delicacies

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
Chinese:
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
36-33 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
73cd Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
opinion, theory, explanation, rumor
Kun:
と.く
On:
セツゼイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
326 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 説 【セツ】 theory, doctrine, opinion, view, rumour, rumor, gossip, hearsay
  • 説明 【セツメイ】 explanation, exposition
  • 論説 【ロンセツ】 editorial, dissertation
  • 定説 【テイセツ】 established theory, accepted opinion, accepted explanation
  • 遊説 【ユウゼイ】 election tour, election campaign, stumping
  • 全国遊説 【ゼンコクユウゼイ】 nationwide election campaign

Kun reading compounds

  • 説く 【とく】 to explain, to advocate, to preach, to persuade

Readings

Japanese names:
さとし、 とき
Chinese:
shuo1, shui4, yue4
Korean:
seol, se, yeol

Spanish

  • opinión
  • teoría
  • explicar
  • expresar

Portuguese

  • rumor
  • opinião
  • teoria

French

  • théorie
  • rumeur
  • opinion
  • thèse
654 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
553 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
524 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
307 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4373 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
216 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
251 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2143 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.9 Japanese for Busy People
400 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
404 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
292 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1688 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1949 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1042 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1405 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
511 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35556P Morohashi
1547 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5627 New Nelson (John Haig)
499 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
538 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
240 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
620 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3057 2001 Kanji
7a7.12 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-7 SKIP code
0861.6 Four corner code
32-66 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8aac Unicode hex code