Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
clothes 衣 (衤)
Parts:
tailor, judge, decision, cut out (pattern)
Kun:
た.つさば.く
On:
サイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
297 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 裁 【サイ】 judge
  • 裁決 【サイケツ】 decision, ruling, judgement, judgment
  • 家裁 【カサイ】 family court
  • 高裁 【コウサイ】 High Court

Kun reading compounds

  • 裁つ 【たつ】 to cut (cloth)
  • 裁く 【さばく】 to judge, to decide, to sit in judgement, to try

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
cai2
Korean:
jae

Spanish

  • cortar (tela
  • papel)
  • juzgar
  • forma
  • decidir

Portuguese

  • alfaiate
  • juiz
  • decisão
  • paradigma

French

  • tailleur
  • juge
  • tribunal
  • décision
  • tailler (un vêtement)
882 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
872 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
498 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
788 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1129 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1727 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1123 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1175 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1163 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1624 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4090 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2076 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2813 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
404 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34258 Morohashi
3299 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5454 New Nelson (John Haig)
397 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
424 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
944 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1459 2001 Kanji
5e6.9 The Kanji Dictionary
3-6-6 SKIP code
4-12-4 SKIP code
4375.0 Four corner code
1-26-59 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
88c1 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
decide, fix, agree upon, appoint
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
71 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 決 【ケツ】 decision, vote
  • 決意 【ケツイ】 decision, determination, resolution
  • 表決 【ヒョウケツ】 vote, voting
  • 強行採決 【キョウコウサイケツ】 steamroller voting, steamrollering

Kun reading compounds

  • 決める 【きめる】 to decide, to choose, to determine, to make up one's mind, to resolve, to set one's heart on, to settle, to arrange, to set, to appoint, to fix, to clinch (a victory), to decide (the outcome of a match), to persist in doing, to go through with, to always do, to have made a habit of, to take for granted, to assume, to dress up, to dress to kill, to dress to the nines, to carry out successfully (a move in sports, a pose in dance, etc.), to succeed in doing, to immobilize with a double-arm lock (in sumo, judo, etc.), to eat or drink something, to take illegal drugs
  • 決まる 【きまる】 to be decided, to be settled, to be fixed, to be arranged, to be unchanging, to be the same (as always), to be fixed, to be set, to be a fixed rule, to be destined, to be a convention, to be a custom, to be common knowledge, to be well executed (of a manoeuvre in a sport, game, etc.), to go well, to succeed, to connect (of a punch), to look good (of clothing), to look sharp, to be stylish, to suit one, to be held in place (of a hairdo), to be struck and held (of a pose in kabuki)
  • 決る 【しゃくる】 to dig out, to gouge out, to hollow out, to scoop, to ladle, to bail, to jerk (one's chin)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jue2
Korean:
gyeol

Spanish

  • decidir
  • fijar
  • quedar decidido

Portuguese

  • decida
  • fixar
  • concordar sobre
  • nomear

French

  • décider
  • fixer
  • se mettre d'accord
  • arrangement
202 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
289 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
271 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
94 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2509 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
230 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
667 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
402 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
356 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
357 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
277 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1163 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
308 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
197 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
233 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1656 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17174 Morohashi
263 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3070 New Nelson (John Haig)
1641 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1770 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
138 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
281 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
363 2001 Kanji
3a4.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
3513.0 Four corner code
1-23-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c7a Unicode hex code