Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
西
loins, hips, waist, low wainscoting
Kun:
こし
On:
ヨウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1306 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 腰 【コシ】 counter for swords, hakama, obi, etc. worn around the waist, counter for quivers of arrows
  • 腰痛 【ヨウツウ】 lower back (or hip) pain, lumbago
  • 細腰 【サイヨウ】 slender hips, slim waist
  • 柳腰 【ヤナギゴシ】 slim waist, slender figure, willowy figure, waist of a willow tree

Kun reading compounds

  • 腰 【こし】 lower back, waist, hips, lumbar region, body (of hair, noodle, paper, etc.), resilience, spring
  • 腰 【こし】 counter for swords, hakama, obi, etc. worn around the waist, counter for quivers of arrows
  • お腰 【おこし】 buttocks, lower back, waist, hips, kimono underskirt
  • 太刀二腰 【たちふたこし】 two swords

Readings

Japanese names:
うすぐ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yao1
Korean:
yo

Spanish

  • caderas
  • cintura
  • anca
  • ijada
  • lomo

Portuguese

  • lombo
  • cadeiras
  • cintura
  • quadris

French

  • reins
  • hanche
  • taille
  • lambris à hauteur de taille
1879 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1168 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3799 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1009 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
851 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2090 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1298 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1373 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1087 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1041 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1311 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
711 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
952 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1619 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29705X Morohashi
1036 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4850 New Nelson (John Haig)
1605 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1731 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1633 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3969 2001 Kanji
4b9.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-9 SKIP code
7124.4 Four corner code
1-25-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8170 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
oneself 己 (巳, 已, 㔾)
Parts:
Variants:
scroll, volume, book, part, roll up, wind up, tie, coil, counter for texts (or book scrolls)
Kun:
ま.くまきま.き
On:
カンケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
944 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 巻 【カン】 volume (of book), reel (of film), scroll (of books or paintings), roll (paper, etc.)
  • 巻末 【カンマツ】 end of a book
  • 圧巻 【アッカン】 highlight, best part, stunning, incredible, superb
  • 通巻 【ツウカン】 consecutive number of (or total) volumes
  • 巻雲 【ケンウン】 cirrus (cloud)
  • 巻纓 【ケンエイ】 rolled tail (of a traditional Japanese hat), looped tail
  • 席巻 【セッケン】 sweeping conquest, sweeping over, conquering, invading

Kun reading compounds

  • 巻く 【まく】 to wind, to coil, to roll, to wear (e.g. turban, scarf), to envelope, to shroud, to outflank, to skirt, to link (verse), to move ahead (three hours, etc.), to move up
  • 巻 【まき】 roll (e.g. of cloth), winding (e.g. watch), volume (of book), speeding up, heel (of a Japanese sandal)
  • 巻き込む 【まきこむ】 to roll up, to enfold, to swallow up, to involve, to drag into
  • 寝巻き 【ねまき】 nightclothes, nightwear, sleepwear, pyjamas, pajamas, nightgown, nightdress
  • 絵巻 【えまき】 picture scroll
  • 巻 【まき】 roll (e.g. of cloth), winding (e.g. watch), volume (of book), speeding up, heel (of a Japanese sandal)
  • 巻き込む 【まきこむ】 to roll up, to enfold, to swallow up, to involve, to drag into
  • 寝巻き 【ねまき】 nightclothes, nightwear, sleepwear, pyjamas, pajamas, nightgown, nightdress
  • 絵巻 【えまき】 picture scroll

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
juan4, juan3
Korean:
gweon

Spanish

  • enrollar
  • rollo
  • volumen
  • tomo
  • liar

Portuguese

  • rolo
  • volume
  • livro
  • parte
  • enrolar
  • laço
  • mola
  • sufixo para contagem de para textos (em livros)

French

  • rouleau
  • livre
  • tome
  • volume
  • partie
  • enrouler
  • envelopper
  • compteur de textes (manuscrits roulés)
841 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
826 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
636 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1466 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
885 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
493 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
975 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
507 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
516 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
715 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
555 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3273 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1691 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2298 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1215 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8759P Morohashi
2645 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1545 New Nelson (John Haig)
1207 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1292 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
878 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1056 2001 Kanji
0a9.11 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-3 SKIP code
4-9-2 SKIP code
9071.7 Four corner code
1-20-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5dfb Unicode hex code