Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
thong, beginning, inception, end, cord, strap, mental or emotional state
Kun:
いとぐち
On:
ショチョ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
952 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 緒 【ショ】 beginning, inception
  • 緒戦 【ショセン】 beginning of hostilities, beginning of competition
  • 端緒 【タンショ】 start, beginning, first step, clue
  • 由緒 【ユイショ】 history, pedigree, lineage
  • 緒 【ショ】 beginning, inception
  • 緒戦 【ショセン】 beginning of hostilities, beginning of competition
  • 端緒 【タンショ】 start, beginning, first step, clue
  • 下町情緒 【シタマチジョウチョ】 the friendly atmosphere of the traditional commercial and working-class neighborhoods

Kun reading compounds

  • 緒 【お】 cord, strap, thong, string (of a musical instrument, bow, etc.)
  • 緒締め 【おじめ】 string-fastener, drawstring on pouch or purse (handbag)
  • 下緒 【さげお】 cord for attaching a sword scabbard tightly to the obi, sword strap, sword knot
  • 筈緒 【はずお】 hemp rope fastened from the bow of a Japanese ship to the tip of the mast
  • 糸口 【いとぐち】 thread end, beginning, clue
  • 糸口を開く 【いとぐちをひらく】 to find a clue, to make a beginning

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
xu4
Korean:
seo

Spanish

  • principio
  • comienzo
  • hilo
  • cordón
  • cuerda de instrumento musical

Portuguese

  • faixa
  • começo
  • início
  • fim
  • corda
  • correia

French

  • bout
  • début
  • fin
  • lanière
  • corde
  • sangle
1382 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1296 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3557 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
949 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
825 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2537 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
862 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
881 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1033 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1542 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1742 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
935 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1260 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1356 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27632 Morohashi
1378 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4521 New Nelson (John Haig)
1344 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1444 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1724 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2778 2001 Kanji
6a8.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-8 SKIP code
2496.0 Four corner code
29-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7dd2 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
spear, halberd
Parts:
Variants:
war, battle, match
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
78 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 戦 【セン】 war, battle, match, game, competition
  • 戦域 【センイキ】 war area, battlefield, theater, theatre
  • 開戦 【カイセン】 outbreak of war, starting a war
  • 回戦 【カイセン】 counter for numbering the rounds in a tournament, fight with ... rounds (e.g. boxing)

Kun reading compounds

  • 戦 【いくさ】 war, battle, campaign, fight, troops, forces
  • 戦場 【せんじょう】 battlefield, battleground
  • 負け戦 【まけいくさ】 lost battle
  • 勝ち戦 【かちいくさ】 victory
  • 戦う 【たたかう】 to make war (on), to wage war (against), to go to war (with), to fight (with), to do battle (against), to compete (against), to struggle (against adversities, etc.), to fight, to contend, to resist
  • 戦く 【おののく】 to shake (from fear, cold, excitement, etc.), to shudder, to tremble
  • 戦ぐ 【そよぐ】 to rustle, to sway, to stir, to flutter
  • 戦慄く 【わななく】 to tremble, to shiver, to shake

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
zhan4
Korean:
jeon

Spanish

  • guerra
  • batalla
  • lucha
  • pelear
  • batallar
  • combatir
  • luchar

Portuguese

  • guerra
  • batalha
  • disputa

French

  • guerre
  • bataille
  • match
448 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
555 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
526 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
88 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1810 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
399 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
550 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
301 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
301 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
360 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
839 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2242 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1169 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1590 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1948 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11631P Morohashi
1787 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2037 New Nelson (John Haig)
1929 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2079 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
32 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
608 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
959 2001 Kanji
4n9.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-9-4 SKIP code
9355.0 Four corner code
3355.0 Four corner code
32-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6226 Unicode hex code