Jisho

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15 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
tense, solid, hard, reliable, tight
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
677 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 緊縮 【キンシュク】 shrinkage, contraction, economy, retrenchment
  • 緊急 【キンキュウ】 urgency, emergency
  • 喫緊 【キッキン】 urgent, pressing, exigent

Kun reading compounds

  • 緊める 【しめる】 to be strict with
  • 閉まる 【しまる】 to be shut, to close, to be closed, to be firm (of a body, face, etc.), to be well-knit, to be locked, to tighten, to be tightened, to become sober, to become tense

Readings

Chinese:
jin3
Korean:
gin

Spanish

  • severo
  • estricto
  • tensar
  • apretar
  • apremiante
  • urgente

Portuguese

  • tenso
  • apertado
  • de confiança
  • duro
  • sólido

French

  • tendu
  • solide
  • dur
  • fiable
  • serré
1179 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
912 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3560 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1088 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1637 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1290 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1364 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1186 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1509 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3517 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1816 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2471 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1386 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27603 Morohashi
2838 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4524 New Nelson (John Haig)
1374 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1474 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1792 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3441 2001 Kanji
6a9.17 The Kanji Dictionary
2-9-6 SKIP code
2-8-6 SKIP code
7790.3 Four corner code
22-59 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7dca Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
bow
Parts:
lengthen, counter for bows & stringed instruments, stretch, spread, put up (tent)
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
403 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 張 【チョウ】 Chinese "Extended Net" constellation (one of the 28 mansions), counter for objects with stretched strings (i.e. bows, kotos), curtains, papers, etc.
  • 張本人 【チョウホンニン】 originator, ringleader, perpetrator, main culprit, person responsible
  • 海外出張 【カイガイシュッチョウ】 overseas business trip
  • 伸張 【シンチョウ】 expansion, extension, elongation, stretching, uncompression

Kun reading compounds

  • 張る 【はる】 to stick, to paste, to affix, to stretch, to spread, to strain, to tighten, to put up (tent), to form (e.g. ice on a pond), to fill, to swell, to stick out, to put, to slap, to be expensive, to keep a watch on, to be on the lookout, to become one tile away from completion, to span, to generate

Readings

Japanese names:
はり、 わり
Chinese:
zhang1
Korean:
jang

Spanish

  • expansión
  • ensanchamiento
  • exageración
  • ensanchar
  • hinchar
  • desplegar

Portuguese

  • alongar
  • sufixo para contagem de para arcos & instrumentos de corda
  • esticar
  • espalhar
  • erguer (tenda)

French

  • allonger
  • étirer
  • étaler
  • compteur d'arcs et instruments à cordes
  • monter (tente)
675 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
775 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
752 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
462 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1570 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
681 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
516 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1879 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.4 Japanese for Busy People
1106 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1158 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1185 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
612 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
573 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
348 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
431 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1940 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9812 Morohashi
474 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1694 New Nelson (John Haig)
1921 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2071 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
744 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3565 2001 Kanji
3h8.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
1123.2 Four corner code
36-5 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f35 Unicode hex code