Jisho

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17 strokes
Radical:
jade (king) 玉 (王)
Parts:
ring, circle, link, wheel
Kun:
On:
カン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
409 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 環 【カン】 ring, band, rim, ring, circum-
  • 環境 【カンキョウ】 environment, circumstance
  • 円環 【エンカン】 circle, ring, torus
  • 外環 【ガイカン】 outer ring, outer loop

Kun reading compounds

  • 輪 【わ】 ring, circle, loop, hoop, wheel, circle (e.g. of friends)
  • 浮き輪 【うきわ】 swim ring, (rubber) swimming ring, life buoy, life belt, float
  • 耳環 【みみわ】 earring (non-pierced), helix

Readings

Japanese names:
たま、 たまき
Chinese:
huan2
Korean:
hwan

Spanish

  • círculo
  • anillo
  • eslabón
  • giro

Portuguese

  • argola
  • círculo
  • elo
  • roda

French

  • anneau
  • cercle
  • roue
  • maillon
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4f13.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-13 SKIP code
1613.2 Four corner code
20-36 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
74b0 Unicode hex code