Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
Variants:
gall bladder, courage, pluck, nerve
Kun:
きも
On:
タン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1449 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 肝 【キモ】 liver, innards, courage, spirit, pluck, guts, crux, essential point, key
  • 胆石 【タンセキ】 gallstones
  • 魂胆 【コンタン】 ulterior motive, plot, scheme, complicated circumstances, intricacies
  • 豪胆 【ゴウタン】 bold, daring, dauntless, intrepid, stout-hearted

Kun reading compounds

  • 肝 【きも】 liver, innards, courage, spirit, pluck, guts, crux, essential point, key
  • 肝いり 【きもいり】 good offices, auspices, sponsorship, help, assistance, village official (during the Edo period)

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 まこと
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dan3
Korean:
dan

Spanish

  • vesícula biliar
  • valor
  • espíritu
  • nervio

Portuguese

  • Bexiga irritadaa
  • coragem
  • orgãos internos
  • nervos

French

  • vésicule biliaire
  • courage
  • cran
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