Jisho

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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

11 strokes
Radical:
field
Parts:
Variants:
abbreviation, omission, outline, shorten, capture, plunder
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
774 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 略 【リャク】 abbreviation, omission, outline, gist, plan, strategy, scheme
  • 略式 【リャクシキ】 informal, simplified
  • 党略 【トウリャク】 party politics (tactics)
  • 攻略 【コウリャク】 capture (of enemy territory), taking (by storm), conquest, attack, assault, defeating (an opponent), attacking (a problem) strategically

Kun reading compounds

  • 略 【ほぼ】 almost, roughly, approximately

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
lu:e4
Korean:
ryag

Spanish

  • abreviación
  • abreviatura

Portuguese

  • abreviação
  • omissão
  • contornar
  • capturar
  • saquear

French

  • abréviation
  • omission
  • résumé
  • raccourcir
  • capture
  • pillage
879 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
823 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
804 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
921 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3007 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
678 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
744 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
841 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
860 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1195 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1343 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1501 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
793 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1081 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
299 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21839 Morohashi
1169 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3755 New Nelson (John Haig)
293 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
314 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
478 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
748 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3677 2001 Kanji
5f6.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-6 SKIP code
6706.4 Four corner code
1-46-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7565 Unicode hex code