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

4 strokes
Radical:
slice
Parts:
one-sided, leaf, sheet, right-side kata radical (no. 91)
Kun:
かた-かた
On:
ヘン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
1076 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 片 【ヘン】 counter for scraps, fragments, petals, etc.
  • 片時 【カタトキ】 moment, instant
  • 紙片 【シヘン】 piece (scrap, bit, strip) of paper
  • 砕片 【サイヘン】 debris

Kun reading compounds

  • 片 【かた】 one (of a pair), incomplete, imperfect, fragmentary, few, little, off-centre, remote, side, problem, question, matters
  • 片側 【かたがわ】 one side

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
pian4, pian1
Korean:
pyeon

Spanish

  • una parte de un total de dos
  • trozo
  • incompleto
  • pedazo
  • imperfecto

Portuguese

  • unilateral
  • folha de papel
  • folha (árvore)

French

  • simple face
  • feuille
  • radical côté droit (no. 91)
980 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
969 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
905 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2842 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
937 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
724 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
82 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1045 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1088 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1143 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1287 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4272 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2158 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2910 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1220 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19813 Morohashi
3461 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3525 New Nelson (John Haig)
1212 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1297 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
833 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1254 2001 Kanji
2j2.5 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-4 SKIP code
3-3-1 SKIP code
2202.7 Four corner code
1-42-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7247 Unicode hex code