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

9 strokes
Radical:
eye
Parts:
inter-, mutual, together, each other, minister of state, councillor, aspect, phase, physiognomy
Kun:
あい-
On:
ソウショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
45 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 相 【ソウ】 appearance, look, countenance, a 'seeming' that fortune-tellers relate to one's fortune, aspect, phase (e.g. solid, liquid and gaseous)
  • 相違 【ソウイ】 difference, discrepancy, variation
  • 実相 【ジッソウ】 reality, real state of affairs, true state of affairs, true form of all things as they are, ultimate reality
  • 世相 【セソウ】 social conditions, phase of life, (sign of) the times, state of society
  • 相 【ショウ】 minister of state
  • 相伴 【ショウバン】 partaking, participating, taking part in, sharing (something with someone)
  • 厚相 【コウショウ】 Welfare Minister
  • 宰相 【サイショウ】 prime minister

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 い、 おう、 さ、 さが、 すけ
Chinese:
xiang1, xiang4
Korean:
sang

Spanish

  • apariencia
  • aspecto
  • fase
  • ministro de estado
  • conjuntamente
  • mutuamente

Portuguese

  • inter-
  • mútuo
  • juntamente
  • mutuamente
  • ministro de estado
  • conselheiro
  • aspecto
  • face
  • fisionomia

French

  • inter-
  • mutuel
  • ensemble
  • ministre
  • aspect
  • phase
  • physionomie
452 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
348 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
530 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
66 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2241 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
97 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
759 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
868 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
146 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
146 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
391 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1383 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1120 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
609 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
808 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
213 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
23151 Morohashi
900 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3920 New Nelson (John Haig)
209 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
222 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
111 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
334 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1879 2001 Kanji
4a5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-5 SKIP code
4690.0 Four corner code
33-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
76f8 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
hand
Kun:
て--てた-
On:
シュ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
60 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 手術 【シュジュツ】 surgery, operation, procedure
  • 手記 【シュキ】 note, memorandum
  • 二塁手 【ニルイシュ】 second baseman
  • 名手 【メイシュ】 master, expert, expert board game player (chess, go, shogi, etc.)
  • 交際上手 【コウサイジョウズ】 good at socializing, sociability, being a good mixer
  • 処世上手 【ショセイジョウズ】 knowing how to get on in the world, knowing the secret of success in life

Kun reading compounds

  • 手 【て】 hand, arm, forepaw, foreleg, handle, hand, worker, help, trouble, care, effort, means, way, trick, move, technique, workmanship, hand, handwriting, kind, type, sort, one's hands, one's possession, ability to cope, hand (of cards), direction, move (in go, shogi, etc.)
  • 手足 【てあし】 hands and feet, limbs
  • 逆手 【ぎゃくて】 underhand grip, backhand grip (e.g. in tennis), unexpected twist, turning the tables (on an opponent)
  • 担い手 【にないて】 bearer, carrier, person bearing responsibility, person in charge, supporter

Readings

Chinese:
shou3
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • mano

Portuguese

  • mão

French

  • main
28 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
35 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
32 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
42 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1827 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
37 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
54 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
118 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.19 Japanese for Busy People
57 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
57 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
170 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
847 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4267 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2155 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2907 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
644 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11768 Morohashi
3456 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2060 New Nelson (John Haig)
637 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
687 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
57 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
30 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2247 2001 Kanji
3c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-3 SKIP code
2-1-3 SKIP code
2050.0 Four corner code
28-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
624b Unicode hex code