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

13 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
destroy, ruin, overthrow, perish
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1222 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 滅亡 【メツボウ】 downfall, ruin, collapse, destruction
  • 滅罪 【メツザイ】 expiation
  • 隠滅 【インメツ】 destruction (esp. of evidence), spoliation, suppression, hiding, concealment
  • 衰滅 【スイメツ】 decline, downfall, ruin(ation)

Kun reading compounds

  • 滅びる 【ほろびる】 to go to ruin, to go under, to fall, to be destroyed, to die out, to become extinct, to perish
  • 滅ぶ 【ほろぶ】 to be ruined, to go under, to perish, to be destroyed
  • 滅ぼす 【ほろぼす】 to destroy, to overthrow, to wreck, to ruin

Readings

Chinese:
mie4
Korean:
myeol

Spanish

  • extinguirse
  • apagarse
  • estropearse
  • ser destruido
  • ser devastado
  • estropear
  • destruir
  • devastar
  • demoler

Portuguese

  • destruir
  • arruinar
  • extinguir
  • golpe

French

  • anéantir
  • détruire
  • ruiner
  • renverser
  • périr
1848 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1387 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2660 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1228 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1488 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1338 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1421 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1500 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1237 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
812 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
475 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
606 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
371 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18008 Morohashi
660 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3279 New Nelson (John Haig)
365 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
390 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1642 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
359 2001 Kanji
3a10.26 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-10 SKIP code
3315.0 Four corner code
44-39 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6ec5 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
kneel
Parts:
dangerous, fear, uneasy
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
606 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 危 【キ】 danger, Chinese "rooftop" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
  • 危害 【キガイ】 injury, harm, danger
  • 安危 【アンキ】 fate, safety, welfare

Kun reading compounds

  • 危ない 【あぶない】 dangerous, risky, hazardous, perilous, precarious, in danger, in jeopardy, critical, grave, at risk, uncertain, unreliable, insecure, unsteady, doubtful, close (i.e. a close call), narrow
  • 危ない橋を渡る 【あぶないはしをわたる】 to tread on thin ice, to go out on a limb, to walk a tightrope, to take risks, to cross a dangerous bridge
  • 危うい 【あやうい】 dangerous, risky, hazardous, perilous, precarious, in danger, in jeopardy, critical, grave, at risk, uncertain, unreliable, insecure, unsteady, doubtful, close (i.e. a close call), narrow
  • 危ぶむ 【あやぶむ】 to fear, to doubt, to have misgivings about, to worry about, to be anxious about, to be apprehensive about

Readings

Chinese:
wei1, wei2
Korean:
wi

Spanish

  • peligroso
  • dudoso

Portuguese

  • perigoso
  • medo
  • desconforto

French

  • dangereux
  • crainte
  • gêne
844 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
831 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
624 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
187 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
899 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
385 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
318 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
534 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
543 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
789 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
256 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3965 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2041 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2755 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1428 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2849X Morohashi
3199 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
629 New Nelson (John Haig)
1416 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1520 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
495 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
841 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2556 2001 Kanji
2n4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-4-2 SKIP code
2-2-4 SKIP code
2721.2 Four corner code
20-77 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5371 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
Variants:
fear, be afraid of, dread
Kun:
おそ.れる
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
2097 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 疑懼 【ギク】 apprehension, uneasiness
  • 絶滅危惧 【ゼツメツキグ】 threatened (species), endangered
  • 準絶滅危惧 【ジュンゼツメツキグ】 near-threatened (species)

Kun reading compounds

  • 恐れる 【おそれる】 to fear, to be afraid of

Readings

Chinese:
ju4
Korean:
gu

Spanish

Portuguese

French

1703 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1964 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
581 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
437 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
10848X Morohashi
1878 New Nelson (John Haig)
680 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
4k8.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
9608.1 Four corner code
9708.1 Four corner code
55-92 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
60e7 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
grain
Parts:
species, kind, class, variety, seed
Kun:
たね-ぐさ
On:
シュ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
461 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 種 【シュ】 kind, variety, (biological) species, (logical) species
  • 種子 【シュシ】 seed, pit
  • 職種 【ショクシュ】 type of occupation, occupational category
  • 業種 【ギョウシュ】 type of industry

Kun reading compounds

  • 種 【たね】 seed (e.g. of a plant), pip, kind, variety, quality, tone, material (e.g. for an article), matter (e.g. of a story), subject, theme, (news) copy, ingredient, leaven (bread), main ingredient of a sushi, cause, source, trick, secret, magician's trick, inside story, paternal blood, lineage, breed (of a stock), sperm, semen
  • 種馬 【たねうま】 studhorse, stallion, breeding horse
  • 菜種 【なたね】 rapeseed, coleseed
  • 自分で蒔いた種 【じぶんでまいたたね】 situation of one's own doing

Readings

Japanese names:
おい、 くさ、 た、 ほ
Chinese:
zhong3, chong2, zhong4
Korean:
jong

Spanish

  • semilla
  • tipo
  • variedad
  • clase
  • noticia

Portuguese

  • espécie
  • tipo
  • classe
  • variedade
  • cepa

French

  • espèce
  • classe
  • sorte
  • variété
  • graine
423 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
531 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
503 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
435 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3295 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
232 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
783 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2124 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
228 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
228 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
564 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1442 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1560 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
823 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1128 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1695 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25174 Morohashi
1218 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4159 New Nelson (John Haig)
1679 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1810 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
417 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
618 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2272 2001 Kanji
5d9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-9 SKIP code
2291.4 Four corner code
28-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7a2e Unicode hex code