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

6 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
Variants:
thread
Kun:
いと
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N2
1488 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 糸 【シ】 thread, 0.0001, one ten-thousandth
  • 糸雨 【シウ】 drizzle, light rain, fine rain
  • 蚕糸 【サンシ】 silk thread, silk yarn
  • 金糸 【キンシ】 gold thread

Kun reading compounds

  • 糸 【いと】 thread, yarn, string
  • 糸口 【いとぐち】 beginning, start, first step, clue, lead, hint, thread end
  • 横糸 【よこいと】 weft, woof (crosswise threads on a loom)
  • 生糸 【きいと】 raw silk thread

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mi4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • hilo
  • hebra
  • cuerda

Portuguese

  • contexto

French

  • fil
83 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
75 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
27 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
699 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3492 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
113 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
807 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
720 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
242 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
242 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
409 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1503 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2703 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1379 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1866 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1345 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27221 Morohashi
2179 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4431 New Nelson (John Haig)
1333 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1431 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
58 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2741 2001 Kanji
6a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
4-6-4 SKIP code
2290.3 Four corner code
2090.3 Four corner code
1-27-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7cf8 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
spinning
Kun:
つむ.ぐ
On:
ボウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1876 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 紡績 【ボウセキ】 spinning (textiles), spun yarn
  • 紡織 【ボウショク】 spinning and weaving
  • 混紡 【コンボウ】 mixed yarn, mixed spinning
  • 綿紡 【メンボウ】 cotton spinning

Kun reading compounds

  • 紡ぐ 【つむぐ】 to spin, to make yarn, to spin (a tale), to assemble (e.g. words), to put together

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fang3
Korean:
bang

Spanish

  • hilado
  • hilar

Portuguese

  • Girar

French

  • filage
1814 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1113 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3505 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1415 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1624 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1681 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1859 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2015 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1563 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1521 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1646 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
872 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1189 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1369 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27305 Morohashi
1295 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4450 New Nelson (John Haig)
1357 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1457 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1380 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2745 2001 Kanji
6a4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-4 SKIP code
2092.7 Four corner code
1-43-34 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d21 Unicode hex code

17 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
exploits, achievements, unreeling cocoons
On:
セキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
820 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 戦績 【センセキ】 war or military record, score, military achievements, results
  • 紡績 【ボウセキ】 spinning (textiles), spun yarn

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji1
Korean:
jeog

Spanish

  • hilado
  • hilar
  • resultados del trabajo
  • acto meritorio

Portuguese

  • façanhas
  • casulo intacto (sem desenrolar)

French

  • performance
  • cocons non déroulés
650 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
752 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
729 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
760 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3602 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
805 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
829 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2814 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1117 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1169 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
885 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1559 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1788 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
953 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1288 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1556 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27845 Morohashi
1412 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4579 New Nelson (John Haig)
1542 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1662 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
820 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2761 2001 Kanji
6a11.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-11 SKIP code
2598.6 Four corner code
1-32-51 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7e3e Unicode hex code