Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
Variants:
paper
Kun:
かみ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
559 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 紙 【シ】 newspaper
  • 紙上 【シジョウ】 on paper, in the newspapers, in a letter
  • 原稿用紙 【ゲンコウヨウシ】 Japanese writing paper (lined with a square grid, one square per character), manuscript paper
  • 製紙 【セイシ】 papermaking, paper manufacture

Kun reading compounds

  • 紙 【かみ】 paper
  • 紙芝居 【かみしばい】 kamishibai, storytelling with pictures, form of Japanese street theater and storytelling (popular from the 1930s to the 1950s)
  • インディア紙 【インディアかみ】 India paper
  • 頸上 【くびかみ】 neckband, round upright collar (on some traditional Japanese clothing)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhi3
Korean:
ji

Spanish

  • papel
  • periódico

Portuguese

  • Papel

French

  • papier
85 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
148 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
132 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
501 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3510 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
362 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
236 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1953 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
180 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
180 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
243 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1517 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1654 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
879 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1197 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1846 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27293 Morohashi
1302 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4455 New Nelson (John Haig)
1829 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1971 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
456 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
194 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2756 2001 Kanji
6a4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-4 SKIP code
2294.0 Four corner code
1-27-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d19 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
cut, cutoff, be sharp
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
324 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 切 【セツ】 eager, earnest, ardent, kind, keen, acute, OFF (on switch)
  • 切実 【セツジツ】 earnest, sincere, acute, keen, fervent, pressing, urgent, serious, severe, pertinent, appropriate
  • 懇切 【コンセツ】 kind, considerate, helpful, caring, thoughtful, attentive, careful
  • 哀切 【アイセツ】 pathetic, plaintive
  • 切断 【セツダン】 cutting, severance, section, amputation, disconnection
  • 家財一切 【カザイイッサイ】 complete set of household goods
  • 費用一切 【ヒヨウイッサイ】 all expenses

Kun reading compounds

  • 切る 【きる】 to cut, to cut through, to perform (surgery), to sever (connections, ties), to turn off (e.g. the light), to terminate (e.g. a conversation), to hang up (the phone), to disconnect, to punch (a ticket), to tear off (a stub), to open (something sealed), to start, to set (a limit), to do (something) in less or within a certain time, to issue (cheques, vouchers, etc.), to reduce, to decrease, to discount, to shake off (water, etc.), to let drip-dry, to let drain, to cross, to traverse, to criticize sharply, to act decisively, to do (something noticeable), to go first, to make (certain facial expressions, in kabuki), to turn (vehicle, steering wheel, etc.), to curl (a ball), to bend, to cut, to shuffle (cards), to discard a tile, to dismiss, to sack, to let go, to expulse, to excommunicate, to dig (a groove), to cut (a stencil, on a mimeograph), to trump, to cut (the connection between two groups) (in go), to start a fire (with wood-wood friction or by striking a metal against stone), to draw (a shape) in the air (with a sword, etc.), to finish, to complete
  • 切り 【きり】 end, finish, stop, bounds, limits, delivery date (of a futures contract), finale (of a noh song), end of an act (in jōruri or kabuki), final performance of the day (in vaudeville), counter for slices (esp. thick slices), counter for cuts (e.g. fish, meat), only, just, since, after, remaining (in a particular state)
  • 切り替え 【きりかえ】 exchange, conversion, replacement, switching (to), switchover
  • 爪切り 【つめきり】 nail clippers
  • 押し切り 【おしきり】 straw cutter, short mane, pressing and cutting
  • 切れる 【きれる】 to break, to snap, to be cut, to split, to crack, to be injured, to wear out, to be worn out, to break, to burst, to collapse, to wear off, to stop working, to go dead, to expire (time limit, etc.), to run out, to become due, to run out (of stock, etc.), to be exhausted, to be used up, to be sold out, to be out of, to be broken off (e.g. of a relationship), to break up, to have severed ties, to be cut off, to be disconnected, to cut well, to be sharp, to be sharp-minded, to be keen, to be shrewd, to be quick-witted, to be able, to be short of, to drop under (a certain figure), to beat (e.g. a record time), to dry off, to curve, to veer, to shuffle (cards), to get angry, to snap, to blow one's top, to lose one's temper, to flip, to be able to do completely
  • 切れ 【きれ】 piece, slice, strip, scrap, cloth, sharpness, agility, counter for scraps, pieces, etc.
  • 切れ味 【きれあじ】 sharpness, cutting ability, quickness (of wit), incisiveness, technical proficiency, skill, peppiness (of a ball)
  • 布切れ 【ぬのぎれ】 piece of cloth

Readings

Japanese names:
きつ、 きり、 ぎり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qie1, qie4
Korean:
jeol, che

Spanish

  • cortar
  • urgente
  • apremiante
  • completo
  • cortar bien
  • agotarse

Portuguese

  • corte
  • talho
  • afiar

French

  • couper
  • trancher
  • tranchant
  • passionné
  • sérieux
99 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
173 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
156 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
204 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
667 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
36 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
126 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
51 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.3 Japanese for Busy People
39 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
39 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
250 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
179 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
30 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
15 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
15 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
86 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1858 Morohashi
27 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
453 New Nelson (John Haig)
85 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
89 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
208 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
97 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1445 2001 Kanji
2f2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-2 SKIP code
4772.0 Four corner code
1-32-58 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5207 Unicode hex code