Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
shoulder
Kun:
かた
On:
ケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1215 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 肩高 【ケンコウ】 withers (height from ground to shoulder blades in animals)
  • 肩甲骨 【ケンコウコツ】 shoulder blade, scapula
  • 路肩 【ロカタ】 shoulder (of a road), berm
  • 強肩 【キョウケン】 strong throwing arm

Kun reading compounds

  • 肩 【かた】 shoulder
  • 肩書き 【かたがき】 title (e.g. Doctor, Professor, Lord), job title, position (in a company), degree, status, rank
  • 路肩 【ろかた】 shoulder (of a road), berm
  • 相肩 【あいかた】 partner, someone who shares one's load

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jian1
Korean:
gyeon

Spanish

  • hombro

Portuguese

  • Ombro

French

  • épaule
1212 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1041 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1820 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1215 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
841 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1264 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1337 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1084 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1014 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2446 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1238 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1703 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1086 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29299X Morohashi
1947 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4776 New Nelson (John Haig)
1077 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1158 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1190 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3046 2001 Kanji
4m4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-7 SKIP code
3022.7 Four corner code
1-24-10 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
80a9 Unicode hex code

7 strokes (also 9)
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 肘関節 【チュウカンセツ】 elbow joint
  • 肘頭滑液嚢炎 【チュウトウカツエキノウエン】 olecranoid bursitis, miner's elbow
  • 掣肘 【セイチュウ】 restraint, restriction, control, check

Kun reading compounds

  • 肘 【ひじ】 elbow
  • 肘当て 【ひじあて】 (detachable) elbow rest, arm rest, elbow pad, elbow strike (karate)
  • 野球肘 【やきゅうひじ】 Little League elbow, pitcher's elbow, baseball elbow
  • 右ひじ 【みぎひじ】 right elbow

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhou3
Korean:
ju

Spanish

Portuguese

French

3730 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1377 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1044 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
746 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
29268 Morohashi
4761 New Nelson (John Haig)
2464 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
46 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
4b3.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-3 SKIP code
7420.0 Four corner code
1-41-10 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8098 Unicode hex code