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

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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

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-22-26 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
77ef Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
horn
Parts:
angle, corner, square, horn, antlers
Kun:
かどつの
On:
カク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
805 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 角 【カク】 angle, square, cube, bishop, third degree (of the Japanese and Chinese pentatonic scale), Chinese "horn" constellation (one of the 28 mansions), jiao (monetary unit of China; one-tenth of a yuan)
  • 角度 【カクド】 angle
  • 三角 【サンカク】 triangle, triangular shape
  • 内角 【ナイカク】 interior angle, internal angle, inside corner

Kun reading compounds

  • 角 【かど】 corner, edge, (street) corner, turning, rough edges (of one's character, words, etc.), abrasiveness, harshness, sharpness
  • 角地 【かどち】 corner lot
  • 四つ角 【よつかど】 four corners, crossroads, intersecting street, street corner
  • 塩角 【しおかど】 sharp taste of (refined) salt
  • 角 【つの】 horn, antler, antenna, feeler, tentacle (e.g. of a snail), horn-like projection (e.g. peaks of whipped cream)
  • 角隠し 【つのかくし】 bride's head-dress
  • 枝角 【えだづの】 antler
  • 豊穣の角 【ほうじょうのつの】 cornucopia, horn of plenty

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 す、 すみ、 ずみ、 ふさ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jiao3, jia3, jue2
Korean:
gag

Spanish

  • ángulo
  • esquina
  • cuadrado
  • cuerno

Portuguese

  • ângulo
  • canto
  • chifre

French

  • angle
  • coin
  • carré
  • corne
  • bois (andouillers)
173 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
97 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
243 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
714 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4301 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
273 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
891 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
547 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
473 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
481 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
716 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1650 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2541 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1293 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1761 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1829 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35003 Morohashi
2047 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5543 New Nelson (John Haig)
1812 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1953 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
138 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2545 2001 Kanji
2n5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-5 SKIP code
3-4-3 SKIP code
2722.7 Four corner code
1-19-49 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
89d2 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
weapon, lance
Parts:
Variants:
kill, murder, butcher, slice off, split, diminish, reduce, spoil
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
581 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 殺人 【サツジン】 murder, homicide, manslaughter
  • 殺意 【サツイ】 intent to kill, intent to murder, urge to kill, murderous impulse
  • 暗殺 【アンサツ】 assassination
  • 射殺 【シャサツ】 shooting to death
  • 相殺 【ソウサイ】 offset, offsetting each other, cancelling each other out, counterbalancing, set-off, setoff, killing each other
  • 減殺 【ゲンサイ】 lessening, diminishing, reducing
  • 殺害 【サツガイ】 killing, murder
  • 刹那 【セツナ】 moment, instant, kshana, duration of a single mental event (about 1/75 second), shortest possible interval of time
  • 歳殺 【サイセツ】 Saisetsu, one of the eight gods of the koyomi

Kun reading compounds

  • 殺す 【ころす】 to kill, to slay, to murder, to slaughter, to suppress, to block, to hamper, to destroy (e.g. talent), to eliminate (e.g. an odour), to spoil (e.g. a flavour), to kill (e.g. one's speed), to suppress (a voice, feelings, etc.), to hold back, to stifle (a yawn, laugh, etc.), to hold (one's breath), to put out (a runner), to pawn, to put in hock
  • 削ぐ 【そぐ】 to chip (off), to shave (off), to slice (off), to sharpen, to dampen (e.g. enthusiasm), to discourage, to weaken, to reduce

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
sha1, shai4
Korean:
sal, soe

Spanish

  • matar
  • quitar la vida

Portuguese

  • matar
  • assassinato
  • açougueiro
  • fatiar
  • partir
  • diminuir
  • reduzir
  • corromper

French

  • tuer
  • meurtre
  • massacrer
  • abattre
  • trancher
  • fendre
  • diminuer
  • réduire
  • gâcher
614 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
515 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
488 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
546 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2454 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
419 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
657 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1138 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
576 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
585 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
610 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1140 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1677 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
889 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1208 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1507 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16629 Morohashi
1324 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2994 New Nelson (John Haig)
1493 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1607 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
470 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
545 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2968 2001 Kanji
4a6.35 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-4 SKIP code
4794.7 Four corner code
1-27-6 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6bba Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
cow 牛 (牜)
Parts:
cow
Kun:
うし
On:
ギュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
1202 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 牛 【ウシ】 cattle (Bos taurus), cow, bull, ox, calf, beef, Chinese "Ox" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
  • 妓夫 【ギュウ】 pimp, brothel tout
  • 雌牛 【メウシ】 cow, heifer
  • 肉牛 【ニクギュウ】 beef cattle

Kun reading compounds

  • 牛 【うし】 cattle (Bos taurus), cow, bull, ox, calf, beef, Chinese "Ox" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
  • 牛車 【ぎゅうしゃ】 ox carriage (for Heian-era nobles), oxcart
  • 雌牛 【めうし】 cow, heifer
  • 去勢牛 【きょせいうし】 ox, bullock

Readings

Japanese names:
うじ、 ご
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
niu2
Korean:
u

Spanish

  • vaca
  • ganado

Portuguese

  • Vaca

French

  • vache
62 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
108 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
97 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
909 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2852 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
534 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
213 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
111 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
281 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
281 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
483 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1289 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4263 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2151 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2903 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
251 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19922 Morohashi
3452 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3532 New Nelson (John Haig)
245 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
260 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
88 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2455 2001 Kanji
4g0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-3 SKIP code
2500.0 Four corner code
1-21-77 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
725b Unicode hex code