Jisho

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15 strokes
Radical:
dish
Parts:
Variants:
oversee, official, govt office, rule, administer
On:
カン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
408 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 監獄 【カンゴク】 prison
  • 監禁 【カンキン】 confinement
  • 総監 【ソウカン】 inspector general, commissioner
  • 収監 【シュウカン】 imprisonment

Readings

Japanese names:
けん
Chinese:
jian1, jian4
Korean:
gam

Spanish

  • supervisar
  • controlar
  • gobernar
  • administrar

Portuguese

  • fiscalizar
  • oficial
  • escritório do govêrno
  • governar
  • administrar

French

  • surveiller
  • officiel
  • bureau administratif
  • gouverner
  • administrer
1111 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
537 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3121 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1460 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1556 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2398 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1663 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1777 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
925 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1374 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3535 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1825 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2483 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1465 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
23032 Morohashi
2852 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3901 New Nelson (John Haig)
1453 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1562 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1782 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3474 2001 Kanji
5h10.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-10-5 SKIP code
2-9-5 SKIP code
7810.7 Four corner code
20-38 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
76e3 Unicode hex code