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

15 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
affinity, relation, connection, edge, border, verge, brink
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1291 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 縁 【エン】 fate, destiny (esp. as a mysterious force that binds two people together), relationship (e.g. between two people), bond, link, connection, family ties, affinity, opportunity, chance (to meet someone and start a relationship), pratyaya (indirect conditions, as opposed to direct causes), narrow open-air veranda
  • 縁起 【エンギ】 omen, sign of luck, origin, history, causation, dependent arising, doctrine that everything has a cause and there is nothing that arises out of nothing
  • 遠縁 【トオエン】 distant relative
  • 内縁 【ナイエン】 de facto marriage, common-law marriage

Kun reading compounds

  • 縁 【ふち】 rim, brim, edge, brink
  • 縁石 【えんせき】 curb (stone), kerb
  • 盆の縁 【ぼんのふち】 edge of a tray
  • 縁取る 【ふちどる】 to (add a) border or fringe
  • 縁 【ゆかり】 connection (to a person, place, etc.), relation, affinity
  • 縁の色 【ゆかりのいろ】 violet
  • 縁 【よすが】 something to rely on, aid, clue, way, means, someone to rely on, relative, reminder, memento
  • 縁 【へり】 edge (of a river, woods, etc.), shoulder (of a road), rim, brim, hem, margin, fringe, selvage, fabric border (of a tatami mat, etc.), edging
  • 縁石 【えんせき】 curb (stone), kerb
  • 縁 【えん】 fate, destiny (esp. as a mysterious force that binds two people together), relationship (e.g. between two people), bond, link, connection, family ties, affinity, opportunity, chance (to meet someone and start a relationship), pratyaya (indirect conditions, as opposed to direct causes), narrow open-air veranda

Readings

Chinese:
yuan2
Korean:
yeon, dan

Spanish

  • afinidad
  • relación
  • conexión
  • borde
  • frontera
  • margen

Portuguese

  • afinidade
  • relação
  • conexão
  • margem
  • borda
  • limite
  • extremidade

French

  • affinité
  • relation
  • karma
  • rapport
  • bord
  • bordure
1030 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1362 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3585 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1244 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1641 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2660 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1131 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1183 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
732 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1548 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1754 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
940 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1269 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1384 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27656P Morohashi
1386 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4553 New Nelson (John Haig)
1372 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1472 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1790 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2751 2001 Kanji
6a9.10 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-9 SKIP code
2793.2 Four corner code
17-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7e01 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
increase, add, augment, gain, promote
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
231 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 増 【ゾウ】 increase
  • 増員 【ゾウイン】 increase the number of personnel
  • 激増 【ゲキゾウ】 sharp increase, sudden rise
  • 累増 【ルイゾウ】 successive or progressive increases, cumulative increase

Kun reading compounds

  • 増す 【ます】 to increase, to grow
  • 益々 【ますます】 increasingly, more and more, decreasingly (when declining), less and less
  • 増し 【まし】 better, less objectionable, preferable, more, increase, extra, increase, growth
  • 況して 【まして】 still more, to say nothing of, not to mention, still less
  • 増える 【ふえる】 to increase, to multiply
  • 増やす 【ふやす】 to increase, to add to, to augment

Readings

Japanese names:
まし、 ます
Chinese:
zeng1
Korean:
jeung

Spanish

  • incremento
  • aumento
  • aumentar
  • incrementar
  • agregar
  • añadir

Portuguese

  • aumentar
  • somar
  • ganhar
  • promover

French

  • augmenter
  • ajouter
  • accroissement
  • gain
  • promouvoir
665 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
763 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
741 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
298 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1137 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
693 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
441 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2077 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
712 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
725 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
429 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
388 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
836 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
483 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
619 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
514 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5448P Morohashi
677 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1088 New Nelson (John Haig)
502 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
541 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
365 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
797 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1478 2001 Kanji
3b11.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-11 SKIP code
4816.6 Four corner code
33-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5897 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
turban, scarf
Parts:
hanging scroll, width
Kun:
はば
On:
フク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
641 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 幅 【フク】 scroll, counter for scrolls
  • 幅員 【フクイン】 breadth, extent
  • 増幅 【ゾウフク】 amplification (elec.), magnification, amplification, making larger
  • 双幅 【ソウフク】 pair of hanging scrolls

Kun reading compounds

  • 幅 【はば】 width, breadth, freedom (e.g. of thought), latitude, gap, difference (e.g. in price), range (e.g. of voice)
  • 幅広い 【はばひろい】 extensive, wide, broad
  • 小幅 【こはば】 small, narrow, single-breadth cloth (approx. 36 cm wide)
  • 値幅 【ねはば】 price range or fluctuation

Readings

Chinese:
fu2
Korean:
pog, bog

Spanish

  • anchura
  • rollo
  • pergamino
  • contador de rollos

Portuguese

  • laço
  • largura

French

  • largeur
  • kakémono
  • tenture murale
1764 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
682 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1484 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1234 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
501 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1380 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1467 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
897 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
568 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
694 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
417 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
523 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
414 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8995 Morohashi
569 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1574 New Nelson (John Haig)
407 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
435 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1524 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1676 2001 Kanji
3f9.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
4126.6 Four corner code
41-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e45 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
Variants:
utensil, vessel, receptacle, implement, instrument, ability, container, tool, set
Kun:
うつわ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
525 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 器 【キ】 device, instrument, vessel, container
  • 機械 【キカイ】 machine, mechanism, instrument, appliance, apparatus
  • 呼吸器 【コキュウキ】 respiratory organs
  • 化学兵器 【カガクヘイキ】 chemical weapon

Kun reading compounds

  • 器 【うつわ】 bowl, vessel, container, ability, capacity, calibre, caliber
  • 器物 【きぶつ】 container, receptacle, utensil, implement, furniture, calibre, talent, ability, personal property
  • 横綱の器 【よこづなのうつわ】 mental characteristics expected of a grand champion

Readings

Chinese:
qi4
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • utensilio
  • vasija
  • receptáculo
  • envase
  • caldera

Portuguese

  • utensilio
  • vasol
  • receptaculo
  • implementar
  • instrumento
  • capacidade
  • recipiente
  • ferramenta
  • conjunto

French

  • ustensile
  • récipient
  • instrument
  • appareil
  • capacité
  • outil
  • service (de table)
372 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
475 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
452 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
483 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
994 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
398 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
419 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2378 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
527 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
536 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
682 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
334 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3367 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1742 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2368 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
122 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4349P Morohashi
2713 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
898 New Nelson (John Haig)
121 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
127 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
624 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3777 2001 Kanji
3d12.13 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-9 SKIP code
4-15-1 SKIP code
6666.3 Four corner code
20-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5668 Unicode hex code