Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
Variants:
stalk, stem
Kun:
くき
On:
ケイキョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2013 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 茎頂 【ケイチョウ】 tip of a stem (of a plant)
  • 茎葉 【ケイヨウ】 stems and leaves
  • 塊茎 【カイケイ】 tuber
  • 包茎 【ホウケイ】 phimosis
  • 包茎 【ホウケイ】 phimosis
  • 陰茎 【インケイ】 penis

Kun reading compounds

  • 茎 【くき】 stalk, stem
  • 茎茶 【くきちゃ】 twig tea, stem tea, kukicha, tea made from twigs pruned from the tea plant during its dormant season
  • 水茎 【みずぐき】 writing brush, writing, handwriting
  • 一茎 【ひとくき】 one stem

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jing1
Korean:
gyeong

Spanish

  • tallo
  • caña
  • raíz

Portuguese

  • caule
  • talo

French

  • tige
  • queue
1194 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1995 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3912 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1291 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1700 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
684 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1474 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1571 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1836 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
647 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2788 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1432 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1931 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
722 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30861PX Morohashi
2242 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4991 New Nelson (John Haig)
715 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
772 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1214 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1972 2001 Kanji
3k5.23 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
4410.4 Four corner code
1-23-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
830e Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
cave
Parts:
Variants:
stab, protruding, thrust, pierce, prick, collision, sudden
Kun:
つ.く
On:
トツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
521 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 突入 【トツニュウ】 rushing into, breaking into, storming, plunging into (war, etc.), embarking on (a new venture)
  • 突然 【トツゼン】 abrupt, sudden, unexpected
  • 強制衝突 【キョウセイショウトツ】 collision enforcement
  • 非弾性衝突 【ヒダンセイショウトツ】 inelastic collision

Kun reading compounds

  • 突く 【つく】 to prick, to stab, to poke, to prod, to push, to thrust, to nudge, to hit, to strike, to use (a cane), to prop oneself up with, to press against (the floor, etc.), to attack, to brave (the rain, etc.)
  • 突棒 【つくぼう】 barbed T-shaped weapon for catching thieves (Edo period)
  • 麦突 【むぎつく】 Pungtungia herzi (species of cyprinid)
  • 剣突く 【けんつく】 rough scolding, upbraiding, tongue-lashing, dressing-down

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tu2, tu1
Korean:
dol

Spanish

  • súbito
  • repentino
  • empuje
  • colisión
  • empujar
  • impulsar
  • impeler

Portuguese

  • apunhalar
  • perfurar
  • empurrar
  • empurrão
  • furar

French

  • poignarder
  • saillant
  • irruption
  • enfoncer
  • percer
  • piquer
1668 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
574 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3316 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
913 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
785 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
722 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
898 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
920 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1121 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1453 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2772 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1421 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1918 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1330 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25424 Morohashi
2230 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4191 New Nelson (John Haig)
1319 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1416 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1213 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
763 2001 Kanji
3m5.11 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
3043.0 Four corner code
1-38-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7a81 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
tongue
Parts:
tongue, reed, clapper
Kun:
した
On:
ゼツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
1830 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 舌圧子 【ゼツアツシ】 tongue depressor
  • 舌咽神経 【ゼツインシンケイ】 glossopharyngeal nerve
  • 饒舌 【ジョウゼツ】 talkativeness, garrulity, loquacity
  • 後舌 【コウゼツ】 rear part of the tongue

Kun reading compounds

  • 舌 【した】 tongue, tongue-like object, clapper (of a bell), talon (of a lock)
  • 舌打ち 【したうち】 smacking lips, clicking tongue, tut-tut
  • 貧乏舌 【びんぼうじた】 being unable to discern good food from bad, poor person's taste (in food), unsophisticated palate
  • 迎え舌 【むかえした】 sticking out one's tongue when putting food in one's mouth

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
she2
Korean:
seol

Spanish

  • lengua

Portuguese

  • língua
  • lingueta de inst. de sopro
  • lingueta de fechadura

French

  • langue
  • anche
  • battant (cloche)
827 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
755 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
732 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1711 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3855 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
878 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1688 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1259 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1331 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1288 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1591 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2711 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1384 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1871 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
43 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30277 Morohashi
2186 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4917 New Nelson (John Haig)
41 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
41 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
660 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2277 2001 Kanji
3d3.9 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
2-1-5 SKIP code
2060.4 Four corner code
1-32-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
820c Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
Variants:
muscle, sinew, tendon, fiber, plot, plan, descent
Kun:
すじ
On:
キン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
744 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 筋 【キン】 muscle
  • 筋肉 【キンニク】 muscle
  • 心筋 【シンキン】 heart muscle, myocardium
  • 鉄筋 【テッキン】 rebar, (iron) reinforcing bar, reinforcing steel, reinforced concrete

Kun reading compounds

  • 筋 【すじ】 muscle, tendon, sinew, vein, artery, fiber, fibre, string, line, stripe, streak, reason, logic, plot, storyline, lineage, descent, school (e.g. of scholarship or arts), aptitude, talent, source (of information, etc.), circle, channel, well-informed person (in a transaction), logical move (in go, shogi, etc.), ninth vertical line, seam on a helmet, gristly fish paste (made of muscle, tendons, skin, etc.), social position, status, on (a river, road, etc.), along, counter for long thin things, counter for roads or blocks when giving directions, (Edo period) counter for hundreds of mon (obsolete unit of currency)
  • 筋書き 【すじがき】 synopsis, outline, plot
  • 粗筋 【あらすじ】 outline, summary, argument
  • 売れ筋 【うれすじ】 popular line (of products), best-selling line, hot sellers

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jin1
Korean:
geun

Spanish

  • músculo
  • tendón
  • fibra
  • trama
  • argumento
  • linaje

Portuguese

  • músculo
  • tendão
  • nervo
  • fibra
  • desenho
  • plano
  • descendência

French

  • muscle
  • tendon
  • fibre
  • veine
  • intrigue
  • lignée
  • raison
854 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
843 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
713 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3395 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1137 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1603 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1090 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1141 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1059 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1476 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3319 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1719 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2337 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
950 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25994 Morohashi
2678 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4286 New Nelson (John Haig)
941 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1012 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
942 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2345 2001 Kanji
6f6.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-6 SKIP code
8822.7 Four corner code
1-22-58 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7b4b Unicode hex code