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

11 strokes
Radical:
hemp, flax
Parts:
广
Variants:
hemp, flax, numb
Kun:
あさ
On:
マア
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1142 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 麻酔 【マスイ】 anaesthesia, anesthesia
  • 麻痺 【マヒ】 paralysis, palsy, numbness, stupor
  • 大麻 【タイマ】 hemp, cannabis, marijuana, pot, hashish, Shinto paper offerings
  • 胡麻 【ゴマ】 sesame seeds, sesame (Sesamum indicum)
  • 麻雀 【マージャン】 mahjong, mah-jongg

Kun reading compounds

  • 麻 【あさ】 cannabis (Cannabis sativa), hemp (plant), hemp (fiber), linen, flax, jute
  • 麻布 【あさぬの】 hemp cloth, linen
  • 大麻 【たいま】 hemp, cannabis, marijuana, pot, hashish, Shinto paper offerings
  • 絹麻 【きぬあさ】 thin linen polished to appear like silk

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 あざ、 お
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ma2, ma1
Korean:
ma

Spanish

  • cáñamo
  • lino
  • entumecerse

Portuguese

  • cânhamo
  • linho

French

  • chanvre
  • lin
1829 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1118 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5390 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1480 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1924 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1508 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1529 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1630 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1414 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1938 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3878 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1995 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2694 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
600 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
47888 Morohashi
3125 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
7040 New Nelson (John Haig)
593 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
637 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1502 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
564 2001 Kanji
3q8.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-8 SKIP code
0029.4 Four corner code
1-43-67 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9ebb Unicode hex code