Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
bamboo
Kun:
たけ
On:
チク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N2
593 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 竹林 【チクリン】 bamboo thicket, bamboo grove
  • 竹馬 【タケウマ】 stilts (for walking), hobby horse
  • 爆竹 【バクチク】 firecracker
  • 破竹 【ハチク】 breaking bamboo

Kun reading compounds

  • 竹 【たけ】 bamboo (any grass of subfamily Bambusoideae), middle (of a three-tier ranking system)
  • 竹馬 【たけうま】 stilts (for walking), hobby horse
  • 笛竹 【ふえたけ】 bamboo flute, bamboo for making flutes, wind and string instruments
  • 苦竹 【にがたけ】 Japanese timber bamboo (Phyllostachys bambsoides), giant timber bamboo, madake, Simon bamboo (Pleioblastus simonii)

Readings

Japanese names:
たか
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhu2
Korean:
jug

Spanish

  • bambú

Portuguese

  • bambu

French

  • bambou
113 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
71 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
170 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
719 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3366 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
68 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
790 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
247 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
129 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
129 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
374 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1471 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
267 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
168 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
201 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
946 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25841 Morohashi
228 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4246 New Nelson (John Haig)
937 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1007 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
59 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2353 2001 Kanji
6f0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-3 SKIP code
8822.0 Four corner code
1-35-61 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7af9 Unicode hex code

18 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
Variants:
simplicity, brevity
Kun:
えら.ぶふだ
On:
カンケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
983 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 簡 【カン】 simplicity, brevity, letter, note, correspondence, bamboo writing strip (in ancient China), simplified Chinese character
  • 簡易 【カンイ】 simplicity, convenience, easiness, quasi-
  • 書簡 【ショカン】 letter, note, epistle, correspondence
  • 来簡 【ライカン】 correspondence, received letter
  • 不料簡 【フリョウケン】 indiscretion, bad idea, thoughtlessness, indiscreetness

Kun reading compounds

  • 札 【ふだ】 ticket, token, check, receipt, label, tag, sign, card, plate, playing card, charm, talisman, slip of paper posted on shrine pillars by pilgrims

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jian3
Korean:
gan

Spanish

  • simple
  • breve
  • aproximado
  • carta

Portuguese

  • simplicidade
  • brevidade

French

  • simplicité
  • brièveté
843 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
829 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
870 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3444 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1103 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
802 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2788 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1533 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1634 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
358 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1490 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3380 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1746 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2374 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1635 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
26520P Morohashi
2721 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4358 New Nelson (John Haig)
1621 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1749 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1002 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2378 2001 Kanji
6f12.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-12 SKIP code
3-14-4 SKIP code
8822.7 Four corner code
1-20-42 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7c21 Unicode hex code