Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
stone
Parts:
Variants:
smash, break, crush, familiar, popular
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1579 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 砕石 【サイセキ】 crushed stone, macadam, crushing (rock)
  • 砕岩機 【サイガンキ】 rock crusher
  • 破砕 【ハサイ】 crushing (into pieces), smashing, cracking, breaking up
  • 玉砕 【ギョクサイ】 honourable defeat, honorable defeat, honourable death, honorable death, death without surrender, trying but being utterly beaten, being completely rejected when professing one's love

Kun reading compounds

  • 砕く 【くだく】 to break, to smash
  • 砕ける 【くだける】 to break (into pieces), to be broken, to be smashed, to collapse, to crumble, to decline, to cool (e.g. enthusiasm), to dampen (e.g. one's will to fight), to become less formal, to throw off reserve, to become affable, to become easy to understand (e.g. a story), to be worried

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
sui4
Korean:
swae

Spanish

  • destrozar
  • romper
  • aplastar
  • despedazar

Portuguese

  • quebrar
  • quebrado
  • esmagar
  • popular
  • familiar

French

  • fracasser
  • casser
  • briser
  • familier (informel)
  • populaire
1287 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1695 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3179 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1467 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1568 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1710 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1827 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1550 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1400 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1458 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
773 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1048 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
117 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24080P Morohashi
1134 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3990 New Nelson (John Haig)
116 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
121 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1287 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3355 2001 Kanji
5a4.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-4 SKIP code
1464.1 Four corner code
1-26-53 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7815 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
corpse
Parts:

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 砕屑 【サイセツ】 clastic
  • 落屑 【ラクセツ】 desquamation, skin peeling

Kun reading compounds

  • 屑 【くず】 waste, scrap, garbage, dregs, scum, piece of trash, loser
  • 屑穴子 【くずあなご】 duck-billed eel (Nettastoma parviceps)
  • 野菜くず 【やさいくず】 vegetable scraps
  • 大鋸屑 【おがくず】 sawdust

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xie4
Korean:
seol

Spanish

  • basura
  • desechos
  • chatarra
  • pedazos

Portuguese

French

1395 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
3861 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2680 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
7709X Morohashi
1424 New Nelson (John Haig)
2219 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2330 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3r7.4 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-7 SKIP code
7722.7 Four corner code
1-22-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c51 Unicode hex code