Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
strangle, constrict, wring
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1288 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 絞首刑 【コウシュケイ】 death by hanging, execution by hanging
  • 絞殺 【コウサツ】 strangulation, strangling

Kun reading compounds

  • 絞る 【しぼる】 to wring (towel, rag), to squeeze, to squeeze (fruit to extract juice), to press, to extract, to milk, to express milk, to rack (one's brains), to strain (one's voice), to extort, to exploit, to chew out, to reprimand severely, to rake over the coals, to give a sound scolding, to tell someone off, to scold, to rebuke, to drill into, to train, to narrow down (one's focus), to whittle down, to gather up (curtain, etc.), to tighten (drawstring), to stop down (lens), to turn down (e.g. radio), to bend (bow), to draw, to hold down, to constrict, to immobilize
  • 絞める 【しめる】 to strangle, to constrict
  • 絞まる 【しまる】 to be strangled, to be constricted

Readings

Chinese:
jiao3, jia3
Korean:
gyo

Spanish

  • constreñir
  • contraer
  • torcer
  • estrujar

Portuguese

  • estrangular
  • apertar
  • torcer

French

  • étrangler
  • serrer
  • tordre
1261 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1825 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3535 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1394 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1630 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1452 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1545 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1565 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1533 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1707 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
913 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1236 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1360 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27421 Morohashi
1349 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4485 New Nelson (John Haig)
1348 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1448 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1576 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2766 2001 Kanji
6a6.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-6 SKIP code
2094.8 Four corner code
25-42 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d5e Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
dye, color, paint, stain, print
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
837 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 染色体 【センショクタイ】 chromosome
  • 染色 【センショク】 dyeing, staining, dyed colour (color)
  • 媒染 【バイセン】 color fixing, colour fixing, mordantizing
  • 複合汚染 【フクゴウオセン】 multiple contamination

Kun reading compounds

  • 染める 【そめる】 to dye, to colour, to color
  • 染まる 【そまる】 to be dyed, to be tainted, to be infected, to be stained, to be steeped
  • 染みる 【しみる】 to pierce, to penetrate, to soak in, to permeate, to sting (wound or sensitive area, etc.), to smart, to twinge, to be infected (with vice), to be steeped (with prejudice), to be influenced, to feel keenly, to make a deep impression
  • 染み 【しみ】 stain, spot, smudge, blot, smear, blotch, spot (on one's skin, e.g. chloasma, liver spot), blemish, discoloration, freckle
  • 染みる 【しみる】 to pierce, to penetrate, to soak in, to permeate, to sting (wound or sensitive area, etc.), to smart, to twinge, to be infected (with vice), to be steeped (with prejudice), to be influenced, to feel keenly, to make a deep impression

Readings

Japanese names:
そめ
Chinese:
ran3
Korean:
yeom

Spanish

  • tinte
  • teñir
  • contagiar
  • colorear
  • manchar
  • mancha

Portuguese

  • tinta
  • cor
  • pintura
  • tingir
  • impressão

French

  • teindre
  • tache
  • pollution
  • colorer
  • peindre
  • imprimer
928 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
917 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1161 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2240 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
974 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1426 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
968 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
779 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
793 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
908 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1058 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3181 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1640 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2229 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
220 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14621 Morohashi
2572 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2636 New Nelson (John Haig)
509 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
548 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
889 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
364 2001 Kanji
4a5.35 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-4 SKIP code
3490.4 Four corner code
32-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
67d3 Unicode hex code