Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
stature, height, back, behind, disobey, defy, go back on, rebel
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
696 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 背後 【ハイゴ】 back, rear, background, behind the scenes
  • 背景 【ハイケイ】 background, scenery, backdrop, setting, circumstance, context, backing, support (from behind the scenes)
  • 違背 【イハイ】 violation, transgression
  • 向背 【コウハイ】 one's attitude, state of affairs

Kun reading compounds

  • 背 【せ】 back, spine, reverse, rear side, height, stature, ridge (of a mountain)
  • 背 【せい】 height, stature
  • 膝皿貝 【ひざらがい】 chiton (any marine mollusk of the class Polyplacophora), sea cradle, Japanese chiton (Acanthopleura japonica)
  • 傴僂 【せむし】 hunchback, humpback, crookback
  • 背 【せい】 height, stature
  • 背丈 【せたけ】 stature, height
  • 背く 【そむく】 to run counter to, to go against, to disobey, to infringe
  • 背ける 【そむける】 to turn (one's face) away, to avert (one's eyes)

Readings

Chinese:
bei4, bei1
Korean:
bae, pae

Spanish

  • espalda
  • detrás
  • estatura
  • desobedecer
  • infringir
  • rebelarse

Portuguese

  • estatura
  • altura
  • costas
  • atrás
  • desobedecer
  • desafiar
  • quebrar promesum
  • rebelar

French

  • stature
  • taille
  • dos
  • arrière
  • désobéir
  • défier
  • revenir sur
  • se rebeller
967 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
957 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
796 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3754 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
933 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
845 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
957 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1265 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1338 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1085 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1017 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3182 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1641 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2230 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
455 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29363 Morohashi
2573 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4794 New Nelson (John Haig)
446 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
481 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
893 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1246 2001 Kanji
4b5.15 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-4 SKIP code
1222.7 Four corner code
1122.7 Four corner code
39-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
80cc Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
expand, stretch, extend, lengthen, increase
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
730 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 伸張 【シンチョウ】 expansion, extension, elongation, stretching, uncompression
  • 伸縮 【シンシュク】 expansion and contraction, elasticity, flexibility
  • 続伸 【ゾクシン】 continuous rise (in market price)
  • 急伸 【キュウシン】 sudden rise (esp. of stock prices), jump

Kun reading compounds

  • 伸びる 【のびる】 to stretch, to extend, to lengthen, to grow (of hair, height, grass, etc.), to straighten out, to be flattened, to become smooth, to spread (of paint, cream, etc.), to stretch out (e.g. of a hand), to extend, to lose elasticity, to become slack, to become soggy (e.g. noodles), to make progress, to develop, to expand, to increase, to improve, to be exhausted, to be groggy, to pass out, to collapse, to be prolonged (meeting, life span, etc.), to be extended (e.g. deadline), to lengthen (e.g. of the days), to be postponed, to be delayed, to be put off
  • 伸ばす 【のばす】 to grow long (e.g. hair, nails), to lengthen, to extend, to stretch, to reach out, to hold out, to straighten, to smooth out, to spread evenly (dough, cream, etc.), to dilute, to thin out, to postpone, to prolong, to strengthen, to develop, to expand
  • 延べる 【のべる】 to lay out (a futon), to make (bed), to spread out, to stretch, to widen, to postpone, to extend
  • 伸す 【のす】 to stretch, to extend, to lengthen, to spread, to gain influence, to become stronger, to increase (e.g. in scope), to go further, to smooth out, to roll out, to spread out (something folded), to iron, to knock out, to knock down

Readings

Japanese names:
のぶ、 よぼる
Chinese:
shen1
Korean:
sin

Spanish

  • prolongar
  • expandir
  • estirar
  • extender
  • alargar
  • prolongarse
  • estirarse

Portuguese

  • expandir
  • esticar
  • extender
  • alongar
  • aumentar

French

  • allonger
  • étirer
  • accroître
  • étendre
  • augmenter
1431 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
741 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
403 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1528 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
309 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
353 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1108 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1160 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1246 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
79 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
79 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
51 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
54 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1127 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
481 Morohashi
70 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
163 New Nelson (John Haig)
1118 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1199 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1095 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2155 2001 Kanji
2a5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-5 SKIP code
2520.6 Four corner code
31-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f38 Unicode hex code