Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
Variants:
general, whole, all, full, total
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
129 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 総 【ソウ】 whole, all, general, gross, entire, overall
  • 総理大臣 【ソウリダイジン】 prime minister (as the head of a cabinet government), premier
  • 海総 【カイソウ】 imperial navy order
  • 全総 【ゼンソウ】 Comprehensive National Development Plan (1962-)

Kun reading compounds

  • 全て 【すべて】 everything, all, the whole, entirely, completely, wholly, all
  • すべての道はローマに通ず 【すべてのみちはローマにつうず】 all roads lead to Rome
  • 全て 【すべて】 everything, all, the whole, entirely, completely, wholly, all
  • すべての道はローマに通ず 【すべてのみちはローマにつうず】 all roads lead to Rome
  • 房 【ふさ】 tuft (of hair, threads, etc.), fringe, tassel, bunch (of grapes, bananas, etc.), cluster (of flowers), segment (of a tangerine, etc.), section
  • 房房 【ふさふさ】 in tufts, tufty, bushy, thick, luxuriant

Readings

Japanese names:
うさ、 ずさ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zong3
Korean:
chong

Spanish

  • general
  • total
  • completo

Portuguese

  • geral
  • inteiro
  • todo
  • cheio
  • total

French

  • général
  • entier
  • tout
  • complet
  • total
661 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
760 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
738 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
154 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3567 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
741 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
823 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2662 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
697 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
710 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
735 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1543 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1743 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
936 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1261 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1378 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27620 Morohashi
1379 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4532 New Nelson (John Haig)
1366 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1466 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
307 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
795 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2758 2001 Kanji
6a8.20 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-8 SKIP code
2893.3 Four corner code
1-33-77 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7dcf Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
fasten, tie up, arrest, constrict
Kun:
くく.る
On:
カツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1026 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 括約筋 【カツヤクキン】 sphincter, sphincter muscle, constrictor
  • 一括 【イッカツ】 lumping together, summing up, bundle, lump, batch
  • 包括 【ホウカツ】 inclusion, complete coverage, comprehensiveness

Kun reading compounds

  • 括る 【くくる】 to tie up, to tie together, to bind, to bundle, to fasten, to hang (oneself), to summarize, to put (it all) together, to consolidate, to estimate, to expect, to tie-dye, to detain, to check, to restrain

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gua1, kuo4
Korean:
gwal

Spanish

  • sujetar
  • amarrar
  • abrochar
  • atar

Portuguese

  • fechar
  • amarrar
  • prisão
  • constranger

French

  • lier
  • attacher
  • arrêter
  • serrer
1085 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1664 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1896 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1474 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1353 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1260 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1332 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1472 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
885 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
449 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
276 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
334 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
668 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11988 Morohashi
376 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2143 New Nelson (John Haig)
661 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
714 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1257 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1377 2001 Kanji
3c6.12 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
5206.4 Four corner code
1-19-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
62ec Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
shell
Parts:
Variants:
substance, quality, matter, temperament
Kun:
たちただ.すもとわりふ
On:
シツシチ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N4
389 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 質 【シツ】 quality, value, nature, inherent quality, character, logical quality
  • 質問 【シツモン】 question, inquiry, enquiry
  • 抗生物質 【コウセイブッシツ】 antibiotic, antibiotics
  • タンパク質 【タンパクシツ】 protein
  • 質 【シチ】 pawn, pawned article, pledge, security, guarantee
  • 質屋 【シチヤ】 pawnshop
  • 入質 【ニュウシチ】 pawning
  • 流質 【リュウシチ】 forfeiting a pawned article
  • 入質 【ニュウシチ】 pawning
  • 流質 【リュウシチ】 forfeiting a pawned article

Kun reading compounds

  • 質 【たち】 nature (of a person), disposition, temperament, nature (of something), character, kind, sort
  • たちの悪い 【たちのわるい】 of bad character, ill-natured, nasty, vicious, wicked, malignant
  • 質す 【ただす】 to enquire of someone about something (inquire), to question

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhi2, zhi4
Korean:
jil, ji

Spanish

  • substancia
  • contenido
  • simplicidad
  • calidad
  • depósito
  • custodia

Portuguese

  • substância
  • qualidade
  • matéria
  • temperamento

French

  • substance
  • matière
  • qualité
  • tempérament
628 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
726 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
699 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
369 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4518 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
325 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
253 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2395 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
176 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
176 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
238 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1737 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3483 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1796 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2445 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1146 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36833 Morohashi
2808 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5817 New Nelson (John Haig)
1137 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1219 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
359 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
808 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2661 2001 Kanji
7b8.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-7 SKIP code
2-13-2 SKIP code
7280.6 Four corner code
1-28-33 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8cea Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
Variants:
question, ask, problem
Kun:
と.うと.いとん
On:
モン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
64 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 問 【モン】 counter for questions
  • 問題 【モンダイ】 question (e.g. on a test), problem, problem (e.g. societal, political), question, issue, subject (e.g. of research), case, matter, question (i.e. doubt), public discussion, controversy, trouble, problem, inconvenience, difficulty
  • 質問 【シツモン】 question, inquiry, enquiry
  • 訪問 【ホウモン】 call, visit

Kun reading compounds

  • 問う 【とう】 to ask, to inquire, to blame (someone) for, to accuse of, to pursue (question of responsibility), to charge with, to care about, to regard as important, to call into question, to doubt, to question
  • 問うに落ちず語るに落ちる 【とうにおちずかたるにおちる】 to keep a secret when asked about it, but let it slip inadvertently when chatting on another occasion
  • 問い 【とい】 question, query
  • 問い合わせ 【といあわせ】 enquiry, inquiry, query, interrogation, ENQ
  • 更問 【さらとい】 follow-up question, additional question
  • 問屋 【とんや】 wholesale store, wholesale dealer, wholesaler

Readings

Japanese names:
はる
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wen4
Korean:
mun

Spanish

  • duda
  • pregunta
  • problema
  • preguntar
  • acusar

Portuguese

  • perguntar
  • pergunta
  • problema

French

  • question
  • demander
  • problème
520 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
418 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
396 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
75 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4944 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
175 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
140 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1524 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
162 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
162 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
239 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
331 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4117 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2091 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2833 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1631 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3814 Morohashi
3320 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
830 New Nelson (John Haig)
1617 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1744 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
41 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
387 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3877 2001 Kanji
8e3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-8-3 SKIP code
7760.7 Four corner code
1-44-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
554f Unicode hex code