Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
field
Parts:
Variants:
brush-stroke, picture
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
199 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 画 【ガ】 picture, drawing, painting, sketch
  • 絵 【エ】 picture, drawing, painting, sketch, image (TV, film, etc.), picture, footage
  • 洋画 【ヨウガ】 Western painting, Western film, Western movie
  • 邦画 【ホウガ】 Japanese film, Japanese painting
  • 画 【カク】 stroke (of a kanji, etc.)
  • 描く 【エガク】 to draw, to paint, to sketch, to depict, to describe, to picture in one's mind, to imagine, to form a certain shape (e.g. path of an action, appearance of an object, etc.)
  • 参画 【サンカク】 taking part in planning
  • 家族計画 【カゾクケイカク】 family planning
  • 絵 【エ】 picture, drawing, painting, sketch, image (TV, film, etc.), picture, footage
  • 画 【ガ】 picture, drawing, painting, sketch
  • 似顔絵 【ニガオエ】 portrait, likeness, sketch (of a face)
  • 影絵 【カゲエ】 shadow picture, silhouette, shadowgraph

Kun reading compounds

  • 描く 【えがく】 to draw, to paint, to sketch, to depict, to describe, to picture in one's mind, to imagine, to form a certain shape (e.g. path of an action, appearance of an object, etc.)
  • 画する 【かくする】 to draw (a line), to demarcate, to mark, to divide, to map out, to plan

Readings

Chinese:
hua4
Korean:
hwa, hoeg

Spanish

  • dibujo
  • trazo
  • puntuar
  • interrumpir

Portuguese

  • gravura

French

  • trait de plume
  • dessin
  • écran
  • compteur de traits de kanji
167 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
91 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
85 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
150 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
50 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
477 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
222 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
991 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.14 Japanese for Busy People
343 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
343 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
235 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
176 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3723 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1904 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2586 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1178 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21739P Morohashi
3000 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3733 New Nelson (John Haig)
1170 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1254 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
176 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
155 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3175 2001 Kanji
0a8.7 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-6 SKIP code
1077.2 Four corner code
18-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
753b Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
Variants:
scheme, plan, policy, step, means
On:
サク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
209 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 策 【サク】 plan, policy, means, measure, stratagem, scheme, fifth principle of the Eight Principles of Yong, right upward flick
  • 作戦 【サクセン】 tactics, strategy, military operation, naval operation
  • 施策 【シサク】 policy, measure
  • 国策 【コクサク】 national policy

Readings

Chinese:
ce4
Korean:
chaeg

Spanish

  • esquema
  • plan
  • estrategia

Portuguese

  • esquema
  • plano
  • política
  • passo
  • meios

French

  • moyen
  • plan
  • stratégie
  • politique
  • projet
  • mesures
795 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
883 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
873 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
256 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3393 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
695 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1604 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1767 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
880 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
901 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1057 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1477 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3320 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1720 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2338 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
957 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
26009 Morohashi
2679 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4284 New Nelson (John Haig)
948 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1019 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
256 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
945 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2364 2001 Kanji
6f6.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-6 SKIP code
8890.2 Four corner code
26-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7b56 Unicode hex code