Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
discontinue, sever, cut off, abstain, interrupt, suppress, be beyond, without match, peerless, unparalleled
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
784 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 絶大 【ゼツダイ】 tremendous, immense
  • 絶縁 【ゼツエン】 breaking off relations, disconnection, insulation (esp. electrical), isolation
  • 超絶 【チョウゼツ】 transcendence, excellence, superiority
  • 壮絶 【ソウゼツ】 grand, heroic, sublime, fierce

Kun reading compounds

  • 絶える 【たえる】 to die out, to peter out, to become extinct, to cease, to be stopped, to be discontinued, to be cut off
  • 絶えることなく 【たえることなく】 unceasing, relentless
  • 絶やす 【たやす】 to exterminate, to eradicate, to wipe out, to put an end to, to let (fire) go out, to let die (e.g. flowers), to run out of
  • 断つ 【たつ】 to sever, to cut off, to suppress, to eradicate, to exterminate, to abstain (from), to give up

Readings

Chinese:
jue2
Korean:
jeol

Spanish

  • extinguir
  • eliminar
  • rechazar
  • absoluto
  • lugar escarpado
  • desaparecer
  • extinguirse
  • exterminar
  • erradicar
  • suprimir

Portuguese

  • descontinuar
  • além de
  • romper
  • cortar desligar
  • abster- se
  • interromper
  • suprimir

French

  • cesser
  • au-delà
  • rompre
  • couper
  • s'abstenir
  • interrompre
  • supprimer
828 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
756 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
733 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
743 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3539 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
630 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
820 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2148 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
742 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
755 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
734 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1534 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1711 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
917 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1240 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1770 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
49469 Morohashi
1353 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4490 New Nelson (John Haig)
1754 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1891 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
756 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2756 2001 Kanji
6a6.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-6 SKIP code
2791.7 Four corner code
32-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d76 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Variants:
body, substance, object, reality, counter for images
Kun:
からだかたち
On:
タイテイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
88 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 体 【タイ】 body, physique, posture, shape, form, style, substance, identity, reality, field, counter for humanoid forms (e.g. dolls, statues, corpses, etc.), typeface, type
  • 体育 【タイイク】 physical education
  • 生体 【セイタイ】 organism, living body
  • 解体 【カイタイ】 demolition, taking down, dismantling, disassembly, taking apart, dissolution (of an organization, company, etc.), breaking up, dissection (of a body)
  • 体 【テイ】 appearance, air, condition, state, form
  • 体裁 【テイサイ】 (outward) appearance, (proper) format (e.g. of an essay), form, style, appearances, decency, show, display, lip-service, insincere words, glib talk
  • 身体 【シンタイ】 body, physical system, person
  • 風体 【フウテイ】 appearance, look, dress

Kun reading compounds

  • 体 【からだ】 body, torso, trunk, build, physique, constitution, health, corpse, dead body
  • 体つき 【からだつき】 body build, figure
  • 御体 【おんからだ】 body of Christ (Eucharist)
  • 形体 【なりかたち】 one's appearance

Readings

Japanese names:
なり
Chinese:
ti3, ben4
Korean:
che

Spanish

  • cuerpo
  • forma

Portuguese

  • corpo
  • substância
  • objeto
  • realidade
  • sufixo para contagem de para imagens

French

  • corps
  • substance
  • objet
  • réalité
  • compteur d'images
270 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
182 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
165 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
110 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
405 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
176 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
115 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
358 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.11 Japanese for Busy People
61 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
61 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
165 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
80 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
80 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
52 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
55 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
966 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
509 Morohashi
71 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
165 New Nelson (John Haig)
957 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1030 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
96 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
149 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2155 2001 Kanji
2a5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-5 SKIP code
2523.0 Four corner code
34-46 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f53 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
fate, command, decree, destiny, life, appoint
Kun:
いのち
On:
メイミョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
465 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 命 【メイ】 command, decree, life, destiny
  • 命運 【メイウン】 fate, doom
  • 延命 【エンメイ】 keeping alive longer, prolonging life, life extension, life-support
  • 十月革命 【ジュウガツカクメイ】 October Revolution
  • 命婦 【ミョウブ】 title for high-ranking court ladies
  • 延命 【エンメイ】 keeping alive longer, prolonging life, life extension, life-support
  • 安心立命 【アンシンリツメイ】 spiritual peace and enlightenment, keeping an unperturbed mind through faith

Kun reading compounds

  • 命 【いのち】 life, life force, lifetime, lifespan, most important thing, foundation, core, paired tattoos of the "life" kanji on the upper arms of a man and woman (indicating unwavering love), fate, destiny, karma
  • 命からがら 【いのちからがら】 for dear life, barely escaping alive
  • 貴い命 【たっといいのち】 precious life
  • 露の命 【つゆのいのち】 life as evanescent as the dew

Readings

Chinese:
ming4
Korean:
myeong

Spanish

  • orden
  • mandato
  • vida

Portuguese

  • destino
  • comando
  • decreto
  • vida

French

  • destinée
  • destin
  • ordre
  • décret
  • vie
  • nommer (à un poste)
519 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
416 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
394 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
388 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
430 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
387 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
411 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
671 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
578 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
587 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
997 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
325 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2553 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1303 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1772 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1412 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3473 Morohashi
2058 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
767 New Nelson (John Haig)
1400 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1502 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
249 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
316 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2844 2001 Kanji
2a6.26 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-6 SKIP code
2-3-5 SKIP code
8062.7 Four corner code
44-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
547d Unicode hex code