Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
Variants:
thread
Kun:
いと
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N2
1488 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 糸 【シ】 thread, 0.0001, one ten-thousandth
  • 糸雨 【シウ】 drizzle, light rain, fine rain
  • 蚕糸 【サンシ】 silk thread, silk yarn
  • 金糸 【キンシ】 gold thread

Kun reading compounds

  • 糸 【いと】 thread, yarn, string
  • 糸口 【いとぐち】 beginning, start, first step, clue, lead, hint, thread end
  • 横糸 【よこいと】 weft, woof (crosswise threads on a loom)
  • 生糸 【きいと】 raw silk thread

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mi4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • hilo
  • hebra
  • cuerda

Portuguese

  • contexto

French

  • fil
83 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
75 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
27 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
699 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3492 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
113 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
807 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
720 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
242 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
242 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
409 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1503 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2703 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1379 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1866 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1345 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27221 Morohashi
2179 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4431 New Nelson (John Haig)
1333 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1431 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
58 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2741 2001 Kanji
6a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
4-6-4 SKIP code
2290.3 Four corner code
2090.3 Four corner code
1-27-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7cf8 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
bow
Parts:
pull, tug, jerk, admit, install, quote, refer to
Kun:
ひ.くひ.ける
On:
イン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
218 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 引退 【インタイ】 retirement
  • 引責 【インセキ】 taking responsibility
  • 誘引 【ユウイン】 enticement, inducement, attraction
  • 吸引 【キュウイン】 absorption, suction, aspiration, attraction, draw

Kun reading compounds

  • 引く 【ひく】 to pull, to tug, to lead (e.g. a horse), to draw (attention, sympathy, etc.), to attract (e.g. interest), to draw back (e.g. one's hand), to draw in (one's chin, stomach, etc.), to pull in, to draw (a card, mahjong tile, etc.), to draw (a line, plan, etc.), to catch (a cold), to play (a stringed or keyboard instrument), to look up (in a dictionary, phone book, etc.), to consult, to check, to haul, to pull (vehicles), to subtract, to deduct, to recede, to ebb, to fade, to be descend from, to inherit (a characteristic), to quote, to cite, to raise (as evidence), to lay on (electricity, gas, etc.), to install (e.g. a telephone), to supply (e.g. water), to hold (e.g. a note), to apply (e.g. lipstick), to oil (e.g. a pan), to wax (e.g. a floor), to move back, to draw back, to recede, to lessen, to subside, to ebb, to go down (e.g. of swelling), to resign, to retire, to quit
  • 引く手 【ひくて】 admirer, inducer
  • 引ける 【ひける】 to close, to be over, to break up (e.g. school), to lose one's nerve, to feel daunted

Readings

Japanese names:
いな、 ひき、 ひけ、 びき
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yin3
Korean:
in

Spanish

  • tirar
  • remolcar
  • retroceder
  • ser guiado
  • arrastrar
  • tocar (instrumento de cuerda)

Portuguese

  • puxar
  • rebocar
  • sacudir
  • permitir
  • instalar
  • citação
  • referir-se

French

  • tirer
  • admettre
  • installer
  • citation
  • référence
  • jouer (musique)
  • attraper (froid)
156 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
81 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
77 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
238 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1562 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
271 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
167 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
144 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.2 Japanese for Busy People
216 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
216 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
257 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
605 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
207 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
133 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
160 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1240 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9699 Morohashi
181 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1681 New Nelson (John Haig)
1232 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1318 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
263 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
87 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3554 2001 Kanji
3h1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-1 SKIP code
1220.0 Four corner code
1-16-90 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f15 Unicode hex code

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Kun reading compounds

  • 鯵 【あじ】 horse mackerel (Carangidae spp., esp. the Japanese horse mackerel, Trachurus japonicus), jack mackerel, pompano, scad
  • 鰺刺 【あじさし】 tern (esp. the common tern, Sterna hirundo)
  • 糸引鰺 【いとひきあじ】 African pompano (Alectis ciliaris)
  • 真鯵 【まあじ】 Japanese jack mackerel, Japanese horse mackerel (Trachurus japonicus)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
sao1
Korean:
so

Spanish

Portuguese

French

5324 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2999 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
46442 Morohashi
6912 New Nelson (John Haig)
11a11.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-11-11 SKIP code
2332.2 Four corner code
1-82-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9c3a Unicode hex code