Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
clothes 衣 (衤)
Parts:
split, rend, tear
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1041 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 裂孔ヘルニア 【レツコウヘルニア】 hiatal hernia, hiatus hernia
  • 裂肉歯 【レツニクシ】 carnassial, carnassial tooth
  • 核分裂 【カクブンレツ】 nuclear fission, karyokinesis (division of a cell nucleus during mitosis or meiosis)
  • 炸裂 【サクレツ】 violent explosion, bursting

Kun reading compounds

  • 裂く 【さく】 to tear, to rip up, to cut up, to cleave, to cut open (esp. the abdomen), to forcibly separate (e.g. two lovers), to spare (time, money, etc.), to use part of something, to have a tattoo in the corner of one's eye
  • 裂ける 【さける】 to split, to tear, to burst, to be separated, to be divided

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
lie4, lie3
Korean:
ryeol

Spanish

  • hendidura
  • escisión
  • desgarramiento
  • hender
  • rasgar
  • desgarrar
  • desgarrarse
  • agrietarse

Portuguese

  • partir
  • arrancar
  • lágrimas

French

  • fente
  • déchirer
  • arracher
1930 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1332 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4233 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1277 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1728 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1330 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1413 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1371 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1626 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3331 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1727 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2347 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
821 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34260 Morohashi
2687 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5453 New Nelson (John Haig)
813 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
876 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1581 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3165 2001 Kanji
5e6.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-6 SKIP code
1273.2 Four corner code
1-46-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
88c2 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
crow, raven
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
2042 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 烏克蘭 【ウクライナ】 Ukraine
  • 烏焉魯魚 【ウエンロギョ】 miswriting a word, using the wrong kanji to write a word
  • 金烏 【キンウ】 sun
  • 烏秋 【オウチュウ】 black drongo (Dicrurus macrocercus)
  • 烏滸 【オコ】 foolish thing, stupid thing, absurdity

Kun reading compounds

  • 烏 【からす】 crow (Corvus spp.), raven
  • 烏河豚 【からす】 Chinese puffer (Takifugu chinensis)
  • 闇夜に烏 【やみよにからす】 something indistinct, a crow in a pitch-black night
  • 八咫の烏 【やたのからす】 Yatagarasu (mythical raven who aided Emperor Jimmu on his eastern expedition), three-legged crow inhabiting the sun in Chinese mythology
  • 安んぞ 【いずくんぞ】 how, why

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wu1, wu4
Korean:
o

Spanish

  • cuervo

Portuguese

French

  • corneille
  • corbeau
229 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1256 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
4088 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2811 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1963 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18998 Morohashi
3421 New Nelson (John Haig)
1944 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2094 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
4d6.5 The Kanji Dictionary
3-6-4 SKIP code
2732.7 Four corner code
1-17-8 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
70cf Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
shell
Parts:
burglar, rebel, traitor, robber
On:
ゾク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2045 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 賊 【ゾク】 thief, robber, burglar, rebel, insurgent, traitor
  • 賊害 【ゾクガイ】 harm, killing, destruction at the hands of rebels
  • 空賊 【クウゾク】 air pirate, air piracy
  • 流賊 【リュウゾク】 roving robber, marauder

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zei2, ze2
Korean:
jeog

Spanish

  • ladrón
  • rebelde
  • traidor

Portuguese

  • assaltante
  • rebelde
  • traidor
  • ladrão

French

  • bandit
  • rebelle
  • traitre
  • cambrioleur
  • voleur
1537 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1999 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4508 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1426 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1782 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1807 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1946 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1584 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1744 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1932 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1029 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1391 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
363 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36759 Morohashi
1530 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5801 New Nelson (John Haig)
357 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
381 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1669 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3959 2001 Kanji
7b6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-6 SKIP code
6385.0 Four corner code
1-34-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8cca Unicode hex code