Jisho

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17 strokes
Radical:
arrow
Parts:
rectify, straighten, correct, reform, cure, control, pretend, falsify
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2105 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 矯正 【キョウセイ】 correction (of fault, defect, flaw, etc.), remedy, rectification, redress, reform
  • 矯角殺牛 【キョウカクサツギュウ】 trying to straighten the horns of a bull, and killing it in the process, trying to correct a small defect and ruining the whole thing, the cure is worse than the disease
  • 奇矯 【キキョウ】 eccentric

Kun reading compounds

  • 矯める 【ためる】 to straighten, to correct, to cure, to falsify

Readings

Chinese:
jiao3, jia3, jiao2
Korean:
gyo

Spanish

  • rectificar
  • enderezar
  • corregir

Portuguese

  • retificar
  • endireitar
  • corrigir
  • reformar
  • curar
  • controlar
  • fingir
  • falsificar

French

  • rectifier
  • redresser
  • corriger
  • réformer
  • guérir
  • contrôler
  • faire semblant
  • falsifier
1170 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1993 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3175 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1827 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1567 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2626 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1925 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2109 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1549 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1396 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1586 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
838 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1146 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1229 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24015 Morohashi
1241 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3984 New Nelson (John Haig)
1221 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1306 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1877 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2349 2001 Kanji
3d14.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-12 SKIP code
8242.7 Four corner code
22-26 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
77ef Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
stop
Parts:
correct, justice, righteous, 10**40
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
143 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 正 【セイ】 (logical) true, regular, 10^40, ten thousand undecillion, original, positive, greater than zero
  • 正解 【セイカイ】 correct, right, correct interpretation (answer, solution)
  • 検事正 【ケンジセイ】 chief public prosecutor
  • 適正 【テキセイ】 reasonable, suitable
  • 正 【ショウ】 greater (of equal court ranks), upper, senior, director (highest of the four administrative positions of the ritsuryo period), chief, exactly, precisely
  • 正月 【ショウガツ】 New Year (esp. first three days), first month of the year, January
  • 大正 【タイショウ】 Taishō era (1912.7.30-1926.12.25), Taisho era
  • 賀正 【ガショウ】 A Happy New Year!

Kun reading compounds

  • 正しい 【ただしい】 right, correct, proper, righteous, just, honest, truthful, lawful
  • 正しい行い 【ただしいおこない】 conducting oneself properly, right conduct, doing the right thing
  • 正す 【ただす】 to correct, to rectify, to reform, to amend, to redress, to straighten (one's posture, collar, etc.), to adjust
  • 糺す 【ただす】 to ascertain, to confirm, to verify, to make sure of
  • 正 【まさ】 exact, precise
  • 正に 【まさに】 exactly, surely, certainly, just, right then, just then, at that moment, just (about to), on the verge (of doing or happening), duly, naturally
  • 正に 【まさに】 exactly, surely, certainly, just, right then, just then, at that moment, just (about to), on the verge (of doing or happening), duly, naturally

Readings

Japanese names:
おお、 くに、 ま、 まさし、 ただし
Chinese:
zheng4, zheng1
Korean:
jeong

Spanish

  • correcto
  • justo
  • arreglar
  • enderezar

Portuguese

  • corrigir
  • justiça
  • correto
  • direito
  • 10 elevado a 40

French

  • correct
  • positif
  • juste
  • droit
  • 10**40
46 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
79 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
41 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
109 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
27 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
123 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
203 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
205 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.17 Japanese for Busy People
275 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
275 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
407 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1128 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4296 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2172 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2926 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
385 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16255 Morohashi
3484 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2955 New Nelson (John Haig)
379 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
405 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
139 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
42 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3173 2001 Kanji
2m3.3 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-1 SKIP code
1010.1 Four corner code
32-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6b63 Unicode hex code