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

10 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
needle, pin, staple, stinger
Kun:
はり
On:
シン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
505 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 針路 【シンロ】 course, direction
  • 針小棒大 【シンショウボウダイ】 exaggeration, making a mountain out of a molehill
  • 指針 【シシン】 needle (compass, gauge, etc.), hand (clock), indicator, pointer, index, guiding principle, guideline, guide
  • 検針 【ケンシン】 inspection of a meter, reading a meter, needle detection (in garments, etc.), needle inspection

Kun reading compounds

  • 針 【はり】 needle, pin, hook, stinger, thorn, hand (e.g. clock, etc.), pointer, staple (for a stapler), needlework, sewing, malice, counter for stitches
  • 針金 【はりがね】 wire
  • 無外傷性針 【むがいしょうせいはり】 atraumatic needle
  • お針 【おはり】 needlework, sewing, seamstress

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhen1
Korean:
chim

Spanish

  • aguja
  • alfiler

Portuguese

  • agulha
  • alfinete
  • grampo
  • o que pica

French

  • aiguille
  • épingle
  • agrafe
  • dard
916 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
905 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
573 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4817 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1407 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
974 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1155 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
341 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
341 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
729 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1809 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2099 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1092 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1488 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
280 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40165 Morohashi
1666 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6218 New Nelson (John Haig)
274 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
292 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
907 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2855 2001 Kanji
8a2.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-2 SKIP code
8410.0 Four corner code
1-31-43 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
91dd Unicode hex code