Jisho

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15 strokes
Radical:
go, do
Parts:
Variants:
collide, brunt, highway, opposition (astronomy), thrust, pierce, stab, prick
Kun:
つ.く
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
972 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 衝 【ショウ】 important point (e.g. on a route), important role (responsibility, etc.), opposition
  • 衝撃 【ショウゲキ】 shock, impact, crash
  • 要衝 【ヨウショウ】 important point, strategic position, key point
  • 緩衝 【カンショウ】 buffered

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.)
  • 衝羽根 【つくばね】 Buckleya lanceolata (species of parasitic deciduous shrub)

Readings

Chinese:
chong1, chong4
Korean:
chung

Spanish

  • avenida
  • lugar importante
  • punto clave
  • chocar

Portuguese

  • colidir
  • o mais forte
  • rodovia
  • oposição (astronomia)
  • atravessar
  • furar
  • apunhalar
  • picar

French

  • collision
  • choc
  • route principale
  • opposition (astronomie)
  • point clé
  • percer
  • poignarder
  • piquer
1411 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
918 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1638 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1117 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1723 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2264 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1772 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1904 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1388 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1616 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
893 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
509 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
658 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1696 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34069 Morohashi
725 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1772 New Nelson (John Haig)
1680 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1811 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1759 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2053 2001 Kanji
3i12.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-12 SKIP code
2122.1 Four corner code
2110.4 Four corner code
30-55 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
885d Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
beat, attack, defeat, conquer
Kun:
う.つ
On:
ゲキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
473 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 撃墜 【ゲキツイ】 shooting down (aircraft)
  • 撃沈 【ゲキチン】 sending a ship to the bottom, sinking (a ship), to sink a ship
  • 銃撃 【ジュウゲキ】 shooting, gunning (down)
  • 追撃 【ツイゲキ】 pursuit, chase

Kun reading compounds

  • 撃つ 【うつ】 to shoot (at), to attack, to defeat, to destroy, to avenge

Readings

Chinese:
ji1
Korean:
gyeog

Spanish

  • batida
  • ataque
  • derrota
  • conquista
  • batir
  • atacar
  • derrotar
  • conquistar
  • disparar

Portuguese

  • batida
  • ataque
  • derrota
  • conquista

French

  • battre
  • attaquer
  • vaincre
  • conquérir
1209 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
433 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1986 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
997 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1381 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1016 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1054 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1041 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
851 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3552 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1831 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2492 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
716 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12674P Morohashi
2863 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2265 New Nelson (John Haig)
709 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
766 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
407 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1767 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1547 2001 Kanji
3c11.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-11-4 SKIP code
5750.2 Four corner code
23-66 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6483 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
waves, billows, Poland
Kun:
なみ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
740 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 波長 【ハチョウ】 wavelength
  • 波及 【ハキュウ】 spread, extension, influence, aftereffect, ripple
  • 高周波 【コウシュウハ】 high frequency, HF
  • 低周波 【テイシュウハ】 low frequency

Kun reading compounds

  • 波 【なみ】 wave, ups and downs
  • 波間 【なみま】 interval between the waves, gap between waves
  • 高波 【たかなみ】 high waves, heavy seas
  • 横波 【よこなみ】 side (transverse) wave, broadside sea

Readings

Japanese names:
ひら、 みな、 みなみ、 わ
Chinese:
bo1, po1
Korean:
pa

Spanish

  • onda
  • ola
  • Polonia

Portuguese

  • ondas
  • vagas
  • Polônia

French

  • onde
  • vague
  • Pologne
298 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
387 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
367 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
606 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2529 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
484 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
677 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
596 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
666 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
677 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
913 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1177 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
388 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
245 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
292 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
811 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17308 Morohashi
330 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3101 New Nelson (John Haig)
803 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
866 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
309 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
367 2001 Kanji
3a5.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3414.7 Four corner code
39-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6ce2 Unicode hex code