Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
cord, rope, searching, inquiring
On:
サク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1127 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 索 【サク】 rope, cord
  • 索引 【サクイン】 index (in a book)
  • 捜索 【ソウサク】 search (esp. for someone or something missing), manhunt, legally authorized search of a person, building, etc.
  • 検索 【ケンサク】 looking up (e.g. a word in a dictionary), retrieval (e.g. data), searching for, referring to

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
suo3
Korean:
sag, saeg

Spanish

  • soga
  • cordón
  • cuerda
  • buscar
  • disperso

Portuguese

  • corda
  • cabo

French

  • câble
  • corde
  • chercher (index)
1299 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1155 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
782 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1762 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1625 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1703 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1059 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1104 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1301 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1505 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3105 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1587 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2168 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1377 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27306 Morohashi
2455 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4449 New Nelson (John Haig)
1365 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1465 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1378 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1541 2001 Kanji
2k8.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-6 SKIP code
2-2-8 SKIP code
4090.3 Four corner code
1-26-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d22 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
article, clause, counter for articles, clauses, paragraphs, etc., twig, item, stripe, streak
Kun:
えだすじ
On:
ジョウチョウデキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
363 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 条 【ジョウ】 article (in document), provision, stripe, streak, line, although, though, since, as, because, inasmuch as
  • 条件 【ジョウケン】 condition, term, requirement, qualification, prerequisite
  • 発条 【バネ】 spring, spring (in one's legs), bounce, springboard, impetus
  • 一条 【イチジョウ】 one line, one streak, one stripe, one ray (of light), one wisp (of smoke), one item (in an itemized form), one clause, one passage (in a book), one matter (affair, event, case, incident)

Kun reading compounds

  • 筋 【すじ】 muscle, tendon, sinew, vein, artery, fiber, fibre, string, line, stripe, streak, reason, logic, plot, storyline, lineage, descent, school (e.g. of scholarship or arts), aptitude, talent, source (of information, etc.), circle, channel, well-informed person (in a transaction), logical move (in go, shogi, etc.), ninth vertical line, seam on a helmet, gristly fish paste (made of muscle, tendons, skin, etc.), social position, status, on (a river, road, etc.), along, counter for long thin things, counter for roads or blocks when giving directions, (Edo period) counter for hundreds of mon (obsolete unit of currency)
  • 条海豚 【すじいるか】 striped dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba)
  • 一筋 【ひとすじ】 one line, one stretch (e.g. of road), one strand (e.g. of hair), one beam (e.g. of light), one ray, one length (e.g. of rope), earnest, resolute, intent, devoted, single-minded, one bloodline, one clan, ordinary, common

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tiao2
Korean:
jo

Spanish

  • artículo
  • cláusula
  • tratado

Portuguese

  • artigo
  • cláusula
  • item
  • listra
  • camada

French

  • article
  • clause
  • bande
  • rai (lumière)
  • filet (fumée)
  • brindille
  • petite chose longue
817 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
738 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
716 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
391 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1164 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
452 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
621 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
457 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
564 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
573 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
750 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1050 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2726 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1395 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1882 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
304 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14486 Morohashi
2200 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2563 New Nelson (John Haig)
298 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
319 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
213 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
671 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2564 2001 Kanji
4i4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-4 SKIP code
4-7-1 SKIP code
2790.4 Four corner code
1-30-82 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6761 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
Variants:
iron
Kun:
くろがね
On:
テツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
672 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 鉄 【テツ】 iron (Fe), strong and hard (as iron), railway, railway enthusiast
  • 鉄道 【テツドウ】 railroad, railway, rail transport
  • 私鉄 【シテツ】 private railway
  • 国鉄 【コクテツ】 national railway, Japan National Railways (1949-1987)

Kun reading compounds

  • 黒金 【くろがね】 iron

Readings

Japanese names:
けん、 てっ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tie3
Korean:
cheol

Spanish

  • hierro
  • acero

Portuguese

  • ferro

French

  • fer
283 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
374 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
353 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
327 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4844 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
242 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
976 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1948 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
312 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
312 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
147 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1814 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2147 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1126 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1527 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
854 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40285 Morohashi
1711 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6253 New Nelson (John Haig)
846 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
909 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
449 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
422 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2863 2001 Kanji
8a5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-5 SKIP code
8513.0 Four corner code
1-37-20 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9244 Unicode hex code

12 strokes (also 11)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
Variants:
road-way, street, district, journey, course, moral, teachings
Kun:
みちいう
On:
ドウトウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
207 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 道 【ドウ】 road, path, street, route, way, set of practices, rules for conducting oneself, Buddhist teachings, Taoism, modern administrative region of Japan (Hokkaido), historical administrative region of Japan (Tokaido, Tosando, etc.), province (Tang-era administrative region of China), province (modern administrative region of Korea)
  • 道具 【ドウグ】 tool, implement, instrument, utensil, apparatus, device, means, furniture
  • 歩道 【ホドウ】 footpath, walkway, sidewalk, pavement
  • 報道 【ホウドウ】 report (of news), reporting, news, information, (media) coverage
  • 有道 【ユウドウ】 being good, being virtuous, virtuous person
  • 不道 【フドウ】 inhuman, immoral, unreasonable, outrageous, wicked, barbarity (one of the eight unpardonable crimes, incl. killing three people in one family, or dismembering a corpse)

Kun reading compounds

  • 道 【みち】 road, path, street, lane, passage, route, way, distance, journey, road (e.g. to victory), course, way (of living, proper conduct, etc.), moral principles, teachings (esp. Confucian or Buddhist), dogma, field (e.g. of medicine), subject, speciality, means, way, method
  • 道順 【みちじゅん】 route, way, course, directions
  • 回り道 【まわりみち】 detour, diversion
  • 花道 【はなみち】 elevated walkway through the audience to the stage (kabuki), honourable end to a career

Readings

Japanese names:
さ、 じ、 ど、 みつ、 おさむ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dao4
Korean:
do

Spanish

  • camino
  • razón
  • modo
  • decir
  • senda
  • método

Portuguese

  • Caminho
  • estrada
  • rua
  • distrito
  • viagem
  • curso
  • moral
  • ensinamentos
  • filosofia

French

  • voie
  • route
  • rue
  • région
  • voyage
  • morale
  • enseignements
122 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
205 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
188 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
129 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4724 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
141 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
93 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1811 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.7 Japanese for Busy People
149 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
149 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
66 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
710 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3888 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2000 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2701 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
283 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39010P Morohashi
3134 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6091 New Nelson (John Haig)
277 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
295 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
123 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
220 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
979 2001 Kanji
2q9.14 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-9 SKIP code
3-2-9 SKIP code
3830.6 Four corner code
1-38-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9053 Unicode hex code