Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
bolt of cloth 疋 (⺪)
Parts:
Variants:
alienate, rough, neglect, shun, sparse, penetrate
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1572 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 疎 【ソ】 sparse, distant (of a relationship), estranged, alienated
  • 疎開 【ソカイ】 dispersal, evacuation, removal, spreading out (troops), deployment
  • 過疎 【カソ】 underpopulation, low population density, depopulation
  • 空疎 【クウソ】 empty (e.g. argument), insubstantial, hollow, fruitless

Kun reading compounds

  • 疎い 【うとい】 distant (from someone), aloof, estranged, knowing little (of), ill-informed (about), ignorant (of), unfamiliar (with), unacquainted (with)
  • 疎む 【うとむ】 to shun, to avoid, to ostracize, to neglect, to distance oneself from, to give the hard shoulder
  • 疎ら 【まばら】 sparse, thin, scattered, straggling, sporadic

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shu1
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • descuidar
  • desatender
  • rehuir
  • desinteresado
  • descuidado

Portuguese

  • desviar
  • rude
  • negligenciar
  • evitar
  • esparso

French

  • négligence
  • ignorer
  • aliéner
  • éviter
  • grossier
  • clairsemé
  • épars
1509 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1786 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3021 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1601 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1542 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1514 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1615 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1826 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1346 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1512 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
799 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1091 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1684 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22002 Morohashi
1178 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3776 New Nelson (John Haig)
1668 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1797 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1568 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3564 2001 Kanji
0a11.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-7 SKIP code
1-4-7 SKIP code
1519.6 Four corner code
1-33-34 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
758e Unicode hex code

10 strokes (also 9)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
traffic, pass through, avenue, commute, counter for letters, notes, documents, etc.
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
80 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 通 【ツウ】 authority, expert, connoisseur, well-informed person, counter for messages, letters, notes, documents, etc., understanding (esp. of male-female relations), tact, insight, supernatural powers, magical powers
  • 通院 【ツウイン】 going to the hospital for regular treatment, going to the hospital regularly
  • 富士通 【フジツウ】 Fujitsu
  • 食通 【ショクツウ】 gourmandism, gourmet, gourmand, foodie
  • 通 【ツウ】 authority, expert, connoisseur, well-informed person, counter for messages, letters, notes, documents, etc., understanding (esp. of male-female relations), tact, insight, supernatural powers, magical powers
  • 通院 【ツウイン】 going to the hospital for regular treatment, going to the hospital regularly

Kun reading compounds

  • 通る 【とおる】 to go by, to go past, to go along, to travel along, to pass through, to use (a road), to take (a route), to go via, to go by way of, to run (between; of a rail service, bus route, etc.), to operate (between), to connect, to go indoors, to go into a room, to be admitted, to be shown in, to be ushered in, to come in, to penetrate, to pierce, to skewer, to go through, to come through, to permeate, to soak into, to spread throughout, to carry (e.g. of a voice), to reach far, to be passed on (e.g. of a customer's order to the kitchen), to be relayed, to be conveyed, to pass (a test, a bill in the House, etc.), to be approved, to be accepted, to go by (a name), to be known as, to be accepted as, to have a reputation for, to be coherent, to be logical, to be reasonable, to be comprehensible, to be understandable, to make sense, to get across (e.g. of one's point), to be understood, to pass for, to come across as, to seem like, to be straight (e.g. wood grain), to be well-informed, to be wise, to do ... completely, to do ... thoroughly
  • 通り 【とおり】 avenue, street, way, road, coming and going, street traffic, flow (of water, air, etc.), transmission (of sound), reach (e.g. of voice), fame, reputation, popularity, the same status or way, as (e.g. as expected, as I said), understanding, comprehension, counter for sets of things, counter for methods, ways, types
  • 通り過ぎる 【とおりすぎる】 to go past, to pass, to pass by
  • 通す 【とおす】 to stick through, to force through, to spread throughout, to thoroughly diffuse, to make a path between two points, to proceed in a logical manner, to let pass, to allow through, to lead (someone) into (a house, room, etc.), to show in, to go through (a middleman), to (look, listen) through (a window, wall, etc.), to pass (a law, applicant, etc.), to force to accept, to force agreement, to continue (in a state), to persist in, to do to the entirety of, to cover all of, to span the whole ..., to do from beginning to end without a break, to convey (one's ideas, etc.) to the other party, to do to the end, to carry through, to complete
  • 通し 【とおし】 continuing from beginning to end, continuous run, consecutive run, appetizer, starter, hors d'oeuvre, performance of an entire play
  • 通し切符 【とおしきっぷ】 through ticket (e.g. rail, air), ticket good for multiple performances (e.g. both matinee and evening shows), all-day ticket, season ticket
  • 切通し 【きりどおし】 road (or railway) cut through hilly terrain, cutting
  • 通う 【かよう】 to go to and from (a place), to go back and forth between, to run between (e.g. bus, train, etc.), to ply between, to go to (school, work, etc.), to attend, to commute, to frequent, to circulate (e.g. blood, electricity), to be communicated (e.g. thought), to resemble

Readings

Japanese names:
とん、 どうし、 どおり、 みち
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tong1, tong4
Korean:
tong

Spanish

  • atravesar
  • traspasar
  • hacer saber
  • pasar
  • ir y venir

Portuguese

  • tráfego
  • passar através de
  • avenida
  • comutar
  • sufixo para contagem de letras

French

  • circulation
  • passer par
  • avenue
  • trajet (travail)
  • compteur de lettres, notes, ...
281 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
193 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
176 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
71 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4703 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
201 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
261 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1239 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.11 Japanese for Busy People
150 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
150 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
204 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
695 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3855 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1982 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2678 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1420 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38892P Morohashi
3109 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6063 New Nelson (John Haig)
1408 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1511 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
97 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
198 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3553 2001 Kanji
2q7.18 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-7 SKIP code
3-2-7 SKIP code
3730.2 Four corner code
1-36-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
901a Unicode hex code