Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
Variants:
writing brush, writing, painting brush, handwriting
Kun:
ふで
On:
ヒツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
1132 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 筆 【フデ】 writing brush, paintbrush, pen, writing with a brush, drawing with a brush, penmanship, something drawn with a brush, writing (composing text), the written word, (land) lot, plot
  • 筆順 【ヒツジュン】 stroke order (esp. of a Chinese character)
  • 自筆 【ジヒツ】 one's own handwriting, autograph, holograph
  • 特筆 【トクヒツ】 special mention

Kun reading compounds

  • 筆 【ふで】 writing brush, paintbrush, pen, writing with a brush, drawing with a brush, penmanship, something drawn with a brush, writing (composing text), the written word, (land) lot, plot
  • 筆跡 【ひっせき】 handwriting, calligraphy specimen, example of penmanship, holograph
  • 面相筆 【めんそうふで】 fine-point brushes
  • 焼き筆 【やきふで】 wooden stick with a burned tip (used to create underdrawings)

Readings

Japanese names:
はじめ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bi3
Korean:
pil

Spanish

  • pincel
  • escritura
  • pincel de escritura

Portuguese

  • Pincel de escrever
  • escrever
  • pincel
  • manuscrito

French

  • pinceau
  • écriture
701 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
400 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
569 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
940 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3397 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
69 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
794 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1769 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
130 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
130 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
355 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1481 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3317 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1718 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2335 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
952 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25987 Morohashi
2677 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4288 New Nelson (John Haig)
943 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1014 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
410 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2355 2001 Kanji
6f6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-6 SKIP code
8850.7 Four corner code
1-41-14 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7b46 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
fold, break, fracture, bend, yield, submit
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
962 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 曲折 【キョクセツ】 bending, winding, meandering, zigzagging, ups and downs, twists and turns, complications, difficulties, vicissitudes
  • 屈折 【クッセツ】 bending, curving, twisting, turning, winding, warping (of feelings, logic, etc.), distortion, twisting, refraction, inflection
  • 折伏 【シャクブク】 preaching down, breaking down someone's false beliefs through confrontation (in order to convert them to the right faith)

Kun reading compounds

  • 折る 【おる】 to break, to fracture, to break off, to snap off, to pick (e.g. flowers), to fold, to bend, to make (origami), to interrupt, to end
  • 折 【おり】 opportunity, chance, occasion, time, folding, fold, pleat, crease, small food box (wooden or cardboard), folding in ... (two, three, etc.), counter for folded items, counter for items (esp. food) packed in an oribako
  • 折り合い 【おりあい】 agreement (e.g. business, dispute), understanding, compromise, settlement, mutual relations (between family members, coworkers, etc.)
  • 折々 【おりおり】 occasionally, now and then, from time to time
  • 指折り 【ゆびおり】 leading, prominent, eminent, foremost, distinguished, counting on one's fingers
  • 折 【おり】 opportunity, chance, occasion, time, folding, fold, pleat, crease, small food box (wooden or cardboard), folding in ... (two, three, etc.), counter for folded items, counter for items (esp. food) packed in an oribako
  • 折り合い 【おりあい】 agreement (e.g. business, dispute), understanding, compromise, settlement, mutual relations (between family members, coworkers, etc.)
  • 折々 【おりおり】 occasionally, now and then, from time to time
  • 指折り 【ゆびおり】 leading, prominent, eminent, foremost, distinguished, counting on one's fingers
  • 折れる 【おれる】 to break, to be broken, to snap, to fracture, to be folded, to give in, to back down, to yield, to submit, to turn (a corner)

Readings

Japanese names:
せき
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhe2, she2, zhe1
Korean:
jeol, je

Spanish

  • plegar
  • doblar
  • romper
  • dividir
  • en ese tiempo
  • quebrar

Portuguese

  • dobrar
  • quebrar
  • fraturar
  • curvar
  • produto
  • submeter

French

  • plier
  • casser
  • fracture
  • courber
  • céder
  • soumettre
  • tourner (coin)
651 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
551 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
522 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
830 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1855 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
585 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
560 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
385 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1394 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1483 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
772 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
860 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
297 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
189 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
225 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1139 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11890 Morohashi
253 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2094 New Nelson (John Haig)
1130 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1211 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
485 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1354 2001 Kanji
3c4.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
5202.1 Four corner code
1-32-62 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6298 Unicode hex code