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

8 strokes
Radical:
corpse
Parts:
yield, bend, flinch, submit
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1434 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 屈辱 【クツジョク】 disgrace, humiliation
  • 屈従 【クツジュウ】 servile submission, subservience
  • 背屈 【ハイクツ】 dorsiflexion, dorsal flexion
  • 後屈 【コウクツ】 retroflexion

Kun reading compounds

  • 屈む 【かがむ】 to stoop, to lean over, to bend forward, to bend down, to crouch, to squat
  • 屈める 【かがめる】 to stoop, to bend (e.g. one's knees)

Readings

Japanese names:
くっ
Chinese:
qu1
Korean:
gul

Spanish

  • doblar
  • torcer
  • curvar
  • rendirse
  • encogerse
  • someter

Portuguese

  • encruzilhada
  • curva
  • hesitação
  • submeter

French

  • céder
  • se courber
  • fléchir
  • soumission
1188 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1584 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1386 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1629 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1232 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1802 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1940 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
349 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
528 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3821 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1958 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2652 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1069 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7669 Morohashi
3079 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1415 New Nelson (John Haig)
1060 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1140 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1166 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3776 2001 Kanji
3r5.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-5 SKIP code
7727.2 Four corner code
22-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c48 Unicode hex code