Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
practice, gloss, train, drill, polish, refine
Kun:
ね.るね.り
On:
レン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
788 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 練習 【レンシュウ】 practice, practising
  • 練達 【レンタツ】 expert(ise), skill, dexterity
  • 修練 【シュウレン】 training, drill, practice, practising, discipline
  • 水練 【スイレン】 swimming practice

Kun reading compounds

  • 練る 【ねる】 to knead, to thicken into a paste (stirring over a flame), to polish (a plan, etc.), to refine, to elaborate, to work out, to train, to drill, to exercise, to gloss (silk), to soften, to degum, to tan (leather), to temper (steel), to walk in procession, to parade, to march
  • 練り 【ねり】 kneading, gloss, tempering, paste (e.g. bean paste, mustard paste), parading of portable shrines and floats at festivals
  • 練り上げる 【ねりあげる】 to knead well, to polish, to refine

Readings

Japanese names:
ねり
Chinese:
lian4
Korean:
ryeon

Spanish

  • práctica
  • entrenamiento
  • ablandar
  • ejercitar

Portuguese

  • prática
  • brilho
  • treinar
  • exercitar
  • polir
  • refinar

French

  • pratiquer
  • lustrer
  • s'exercer
  • s'entraîner
  • perfectionner
  • peaufiner
539 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
438 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
608 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
704 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3565 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
482 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
828 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2527 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
743 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
756 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
296 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1547 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1738 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
931 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1256 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1355 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27631P Morohashi
1375 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4530 New Nelson (John Haig)
1343 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1443 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
431 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2764 2001 Kanji
6a8.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-8 SKIP code
2599.6 Four corner code
46-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7df4 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
feather
Parts:
learn
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
706 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 習性 【シュウセイ】 habit, behavior, behaviour, trait, nature
  • 習慣 【シュウカン】 habit, custom, cultural practice
  • 演習 【エンシュウ】 practice, practising, exercises, manoeuvres, maneuvers, seminar (student debates, presentations, etc.), practicum
  • 教習 【キョウシュウ】 training, instruction
  • 近習 【キンジュ】 attendant

Kun reading compounds

  • 習う 【ならう】 to take lessons in, to be taught, to learn (from a teacher), to study (under a teacher), to get training in
  • 習うより慣れろ 【ならうよりなれろ】 experience is the best teacher, custom makes all things easy, you learn best by doing, practice makes perfect, it is better to grow accustomed than to be taught
  • 習い 【ならい】 as is habit, the way life normally is
  • 習い事 【ならいごと】 accomplishment, lesson, practice
  • 見習い 【みならい】 apprenticeship, probation, learning by observation, apprentice, trainee, probationer
  • 行儀見習い 【ぎょうぎみならい】 learning good manners through apprenticeship (to an upper-class family)

Readings

Chinese:
xi2
Korean:
seub

Spanish

  • aprender
  • estudiar

Portuguese

  • aprender

French

  • apprendre
426 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
323 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
307 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
665 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3675 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
320 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
238 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1468 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
591 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
601 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
201 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1572 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3306 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1711 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2324 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
581 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28672P Morohashi
2667 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4681 New Nelson (John Haig)
574 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
616 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
373 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3578 2001 Kanji
4c7.11 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-5 SKIP code
1760.2 Four corner code
29-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7fd2 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Variants:
meeting, meet, party, association, interview, join
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
4 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 会 【カイ】 meeting, assembly, party, association, club
  • 会員 【カイイン】 member, the membership
  • 例会 【レイカイ】 regular meeting
  • 際会 【サイカイ】 meeting, facing, confronting
  • 会 【エ】 gathering (esp. Buddhist, festive, etc.)
  • 会釈 【エシャク】 slight bow (as a greeting or sign of gratitude), nod, salutation, consideration, thoughtfulness
  • 法会 【ホウエ】 Buddhist service (e.g. memorial service)
  • 御斎会 【ゴサイエ】 imperial event at which high monks recited the Golden Light Sutra to pray for national security and good harvests (held annually at the palace from the 8th to the 14th of the first lunar month, between the Nara and Muromachi periods)

Kun reading compounds

  • 会う 【あう】 to meet, to encounter, to see, to have an accident, to have a bad experience
  • 逢うは別れの始め 【あうはわかれのはじめ】 we meet only to part, meeting is the first step to parting
  • 会わせる 【あわせる】 to make (someone) to meet, to let (someone) meet, to expose to, to subject to

Readings

Japanese names:
あい、 い
Chinese:
hui4, kuai4
Korean:
hoe, goe, gwal

Spanish

  • asociación
  • reunión
  • encontrarse con
  • reunirse

Portuguese

  • encontro
  • reunião
  • festa
  • associação
  • entrevista
  • une

French

  • réunion
  • rencontre
  • meeting
  • parti
  • association
  • entrevue
  • rejoindre
54 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
93 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
87 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
12 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
381 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
116 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
14 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
454 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
158 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
158 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
59 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
47 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2512 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1275 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1741 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
759 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
460 Morohashi
2020 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
143 New Nelson (John Haig)
752 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
814 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
16 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
119 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2871 2001 Kanji
2a4.19 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-4 SKIP code
2-3-3 SKIP code
8073.1 Four corner code
18-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f1a Unicode hex code