Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
lineage, system
On:
ケイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
567 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 系 【ケイ】 system, lineage, group, corollary, system (range of strata that correspond to a particular time period), (taxonomical) series
  • 系統 【ケイトウ】 system, lineage, ancestry, family line, group (e.g. of colors) (colours), family (e.g. of languages), party, school (of thought), close (evolutionary) relationship, a population sharing a common ancestor (in genetics), strain (e.g. bacterial)
  • 日系 【ニッケイ】 (of) Japanese descent, non-Japanese of Japanese descent, nikkeijin, company, etc. set up with Japanese capital, company managed by Japanese or non-Japanese of Japanese descent
  • 水系 【スイケイ】 water system, river system, drainage system

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xi4, ji4
Korean:
gye

Spanish

  • sistema
  • conexión
  • relación
  • linaje

Portuguese

  • linhagem
  • sistema

French

  • lignée
  • système
765 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
855 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
844 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
786 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
195 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
634 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1617 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
977 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
908 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
930 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
449 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1504 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2443 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1236 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1701 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1403 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27223 Morohashi
1944 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4433 New Nelson (John Haig)
1391 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1492 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
849 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2241 2001 Kanji
6a1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-6 SKIP code
4-7-4 SKIP code
2-4-3 SKIP code
2090.3 Four corner code
1-23-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7cfb Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
file, row, rank, tier, column
On:
レツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
927 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 列 【レツ】 row, line, file, column, queue, rank, procession, company (of someone), group, ranks, sequence, counter for rows
  • 列伝 【レツデン】 series of biographies
  • 配列 【ハイレツ】 arrangement, disposition, array (programming)
  • 系列 【ケイレツ】 series, sequence, system, succession, keiretsu (group), conglomeration of businesses linked by cross-shareholdings, affiliated, subsidiary
  • 列 【レツ】 row, line, file, column, queue, rank, procession, company (of someone), group, ranks, sequence, counter for rows
  • 列車 【レッシャ】 train, railway train
  • 加密列 【カミツレ】 German chamomile (Matricaria recutita), German camomile

Readings

Japanese names:
れっ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
lie4
Korean:
ryeol

Spanish

  • fila
  • línea
  • hilera

Portuguese

  • arquivo
  • fila
  • posição
  • alinhamento
  • coluna

French

  • file
  • rang
  • colonne
  • queue
537 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
437 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
414 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
891 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2438 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
407 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
352 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
257 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
611 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
621 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
812 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
186 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1018 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
551 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
729 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
820 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1901 Morohashi
824 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
460 New Nelson (John Haig)
812 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
875 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
276 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3143 2001 Kanji
2f4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-2 SKIP code
1220.0 Four corner code
1-46-83 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5217 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
gate
Parts:
Variants:
connection, barrier, gateway, involve, concerning
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
70 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 関 【カン】 barrier, gate
  • 関係 【カンケイ】 relation, relationship, connection, participation, involvement, concern, influence, effect, sexual relations, sexual relationship, related to, connected to
  • 連関 【レンカン】 connection, relation, linkage
  • 通関 【ツウカン】 customs clearance

Kun reading compounds

  • 関 【せき】 barrier, gate, seki (in go), mutual life
  • 関取 【せきとり】 ranking wrestler in the makuuchi (senior-grade) or juryo (junior-grade) divisions
  • 霞ヶ関 【かすみがせき】 Kasumigaseki, district of Tokyo where most of Japan's government ministry offices are located, government ministries (of Japan), Japanese government bureaucracy
  • 関わる 【かかわる】 to be affected, to be influenced, to be concerned with, to have to do with, to stick to (opinions)
  • 覗き機関 【のぞきからくり】 peep show, device with lens mounted on a stand or in a box to view enlarged pictures
  • 水機関 【みずからくり】 puppet powered by (falling) water, water-powered contrivance, show using such a device (in Edo-period Osaka)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
guan1
Korean:
gwan, wan

Spanish

  • barrera
  • puerta
  • relación
  • mecanismo
  • valla

Portuguese

  • conexão
  • obstáculo
  • passagem
  • emvolver
  • concernente

French

  • relation
  • barrière
  • lien
  • rapport
  • concerner
365 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
467 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
444 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
104 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4958 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
289 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
982 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2245 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.7 Japanese for Busy People
398 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
402 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
446 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1844 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4129 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2099 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2842 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2036 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41297 Morohashi
3328 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6402 New Nelson (John Haig)
2017 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2173 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
84 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
614 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3863 2001 Kanji
8e6.7 The Kanji Dictionary
3-8-6 SKIP code
7743.0 Four corner code
1-20-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
95a2 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
person in charge, connection, duty, concern oneself
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
232 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 係争 【ケイソウ】 dispute, contention, conflict, controversy
  • 係数 【ケイスウ】 coefficient, factor, proportional constant
  • 相関関係 【ソウカンカンケイ】 correlation, interrelation, intertwining
  • 三角関係 【サンカクカンケイ】 love triangle, eternal triangle

Kun reading compounds

  • 係る 【かかる】 to be the work of, to be the result of, to be done by, to concern, to affect, to involve, to relate to
  • 係 【かかり】 charge, duty, person in charge, official, clerk, connection, linking
  • 係員 【かかりいん】 person in charge, official, attendant
  • 口座係 【こうざかかり】 teller (in bank)
  • 応接係 【おうせつかかり】 receptionist, desk clerk
  • 関わる 【かかわる】 to be affected, to be influenced, to be concerned with, to have to do with, to stick to (opinions)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xi4
Korean:
gye

Spanish

  • cargo
  • deber
  • concernir
  • afectar

Portuguese

  • pessoa em carga
  • conexão
  • dever
  • interessa a si próprio

French

  • chargé de
  • liaison
  • devoir
  • s'occuper de
385 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
286 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
268 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
263 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
449 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
426 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
318 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.12 Japanese for Busy People
909 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
931 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
447 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
94 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
108 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
73 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
78 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1404 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
663 Morohashi
97 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
217 New Nelson (John Haig)
1392 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1493 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
221 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
324 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2141 2001 Kanji
2a7.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-7 SKIP code
2229.3 Four corner code
1-23-24 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4fc2 Unicode hex code