Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
silk
Kun:
きぬ
On:
ケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1916 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 絹糸 【ケンシ】 silk thread
  • 絹布 【ケンプ】 silk, silk cloth
  • 正絹 【ショウケン】 pure silk
  • 素絹 【ソケン】 coarse silk

Kun reading compounds

  • 絹 【きぬ】 silk
  • 絹糸 【けんし】 silk thread
  • 白絹 【しらぎぬ】 white silk

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
juan4
Korean:
gyeon

Spanish

  • seda

Portuguese

  • seda

French

  • soie
772 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
861 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
664 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1010 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3543 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
658 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1632 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2330 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1261 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1333 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
880 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1538 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1721 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
920 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1243 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1380 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27470 Morohashi
1361 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4499 New Nelson (John Haig)
1368 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1468 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
957 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2746 2001 Kanji
6a7.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-7 SKIP code
2692.7 Four corner code
1-24-8 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d79 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
skin
Parts:
pelt, skin, hide, leather, skin radical (no. 107)
Kun:
かわ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
1092 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 皮膚 【ヒフ】 skin
  • 皮肉 【ヒニク】 irony, sarcasm, cynicism, satire, unexpected, different from what one expected, not as one had planned, (only) surface, something superficial, skin and bone, body
  • 表皮 【ヒョウヒ】 epidermis, cuticle, bark, epidermis, facade
  • 上皮 【ウワカワ】 outer layer (e.g. of skin), cuticle, epidermis, bark, rind, crust, film (on the surface of a liquid), scum, epithelium

Kun reading compounds

  • 皮 【かわ】 skin, hide, pelt, fur, rind, peel, husk, bark, shell, sheath, wrapping, mask (hiding one's true nature), seeming
  • 皮切り 【かわきり】 beginning, start
  • 一皮 【ひとかわ】 unmasking
  • 薄皮 【うすかわ】 thin skin

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
pi2
Korean:
pi

Spanish

  • pellejo
  • piel
  • cuero
  • pelaje

Portuguese

  • pelego
  • pele
  • esconder
  • couro

French

  • peau
  • cuir
  • fourrure
  • radical peau (no. 107)
307 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
396 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
374 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
939 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3109 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
863 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
755 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
975 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1008 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1144 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1367 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3771 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1923 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2615 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
810 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22823 Morohashi
3037 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3878 New Nelson (John Haig)
802 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
865 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
258 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1667 2001 Kanji
2h3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-2 SKIP code
4-5-4 SKIP code
4024.7 Four corner code
1-40-73 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
76ae Unicode hex code