Jisho

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16 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
广
Variants:
recommend, mat, advise, encourage, offer
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1082 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 薦挙 【センキョ】 recommendation
  • 仙骨 【センコツ】 sacrum, sacral bone, hermitry, appearance of a hermit, unworldliness, unusual physique, outstanding appearance
  • 推薦 【スイセン】 recommendation, referral, endorsement
  • 自薦 【ジセン】 self-recommendation, self-nomination, putting oneself forward

Kun reading compounds

  • 勧める 【すすめる】 to recommend (someone to do), to advise, to encourage, to urge, to recommend (a book, someone for a position, etc.), to suggest, to offer (a drink, cigarette, seat, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
こも
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jian4
Korean:
cheon

Spanish

  • recomendación
  • consejo
  • recomendar
  • aconsejar

Portuguese

  • recomendar
  • esteira
  • aconselhar
  • encorajar
  • oferecer

French

  • recommander
  • natte
  • conseiller
  • encourager
  • proposer
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1631 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1741 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1411 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
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3008 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1537 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
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2373 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5219 New Nelson (John Haig)
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2156 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1849 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1950 2001 Kanji
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2-3-13 SKIP code
3-6-11 SKIP code
3-6-10 SKIP code
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4422.7 Four corner code
1-33-6 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
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