Jisho

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15 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
Variants:
straw rope, cord
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
1075 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 縄文 【ジョウモン】 straw-rope pattern pressed into earthenware, Jōmon period (ca. 14000-1000 BCE)
  • 縄鏢 【ジョウヒョウ】 rope dart, rope javelin
  • 絞縄 【コウジョウ】 hangman's noose, halter, rope to hang a criminal
  • 結縄 【ケツジョウ】 knotted cord or rope, quipu, quippu

Kun reading compounds

  • 縄 【なわ】 rope, cord, policeman's rope
  • 縄張り 【なわばり】 stretching a rope around, roping off, cordoning off, demarcation, one's turf, domain, territory, jurisdiction, sphere of influence, territory (of an animal)
  • 腰縄 【こしなわ】 leash, rope tied round prisoner's waists
  • 延縄 【はえなわ】 longline

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
sheng2
Korean:
seung

Spanish

  • cuerda de paja
  • cordón
  • soga

Portuguese

  • corda de palha
  • corda

French

  • corde
  • corde de paille
1420 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1005 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3568 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1642 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2653 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1760 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1890 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1568 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1550 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1756 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
942 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1271 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1389 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27729 Morohashi
1388 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4547 New Nelson (John Haig)
1377 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1477 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1793 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
6a9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-9 SKIP code
2691.6 Four corner code
1-38-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7e04 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
compilation, knit, plait, braid, twist, editing, completed poem, part of a book
Kun:
あ.む-あ.み
On:
ヘン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
591 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 編 【ヘン】 compilation (of a text), editing, volume (of a text), completed literary work
  • 編者 【ヘンシャ】 editor, compiler
  • 再編 【サイヘン】 reorganization, reorganisation, reshuffle
  • 改編 【カイヘン】 reorganization, reorganisation

Kun reading compounds

  • 編む 【あむ】 to knit, to plait, to braid, to compile (anthology, dictionary, etc.), to edit

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bian1
Korean:
pyeon, byeon

Spanish

  • ensamblar
  • tejer
  • editar
  • compilar

Portuguese

  • acumulo
  • tricotar
  • trançar
  • trança
  • torcer
  • editar
  • poema completo
  • divisão de um livro

French

  • compilation
  • tricoter
  • natte
  • tresse
  • éditer
  • poème complet
  • partie d'un livre
714 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
806 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
785 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
495 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3583 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
473 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
827 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
682 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
695 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
883 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1553 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1755 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
941 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1270 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1842 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27665X Morohashi
1387 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4552 New Nelson (John Haig)
1825 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1966 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
811 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2753 2001 Kanji
6a9.13 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-9 SKIP code
2392.7 Four corner code
1-42-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7de8 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
needle, pin, staple, stinger
Kun:
はり
On:
シン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
505 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 鍼灸 【シンキュウ】 acupuncture and moxibustion
  • 針葉樹 【シンヨウジュ】 conifer, needle-leaved tree
  • 指針 【シシン】 needle (compass, gauge, etc.), hand (clock), indicator, pointer, index, guiding principle, guideline, guide
  • 検針 【ケンシン】 inspection of a meter, reading a meter, needle detection (in garments, etc.), needle inspection

Kun reading compounds

  • 針 【はり】 needle, pin, hook, stinger, thorn, hand (e.g. clock, etc.), pointer, staple (for a stapler), needlework, sewing, malice, counter for stitches
  • 針金 【はりがね】 wire
  • 無外傷性針 【むがいしょうせいはり】 atraumatic needle
  • お針 【おはり】 needlework, sewing, seamstress

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhen1
Korean:
chim

Spanish

  • aguja
  • alfiler

Portuguese

  • agulha
  • alfinete
  • grampo
  • o que pica

French

  • aiguille
  • épingle
  • agrafe
  • dard
916 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
905 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
573 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4817 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1407 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
974 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1155 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
341 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
341 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
729 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1809 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2099 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1092 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1488 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
280 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40165 Morohashi
1666 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6218 New Nelson (John Haig)
274 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
292 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
907 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2855 2001 Kanji
8a2.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-2 SKIP code
8410.0 Four corner code
1-31-43 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
91dd Unicode hex code