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

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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

11 strokes
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
Variants:
skids, leg, undercarriage, lower part, base
Kun:
あし
On:
キャクキャカク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1228 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 脚 【キャク】 counter for chairs or seats
  • 脚本 【キャクホン】 script, screenplay, scenario
  • 立脚 【リッキャク】 being based on
  • 橋脚 【キョウキャク】 bridge pier, pontoon bridge
  • 脚 【キャク】 counter for chairs or seats
  • 脚本 【キャクホン】 script, screenplay, scenario
  • 脚病 【カクビョウ】 beriberi

Kun reading compounds

  • 足 【あし】 foot, paw, arm (of an octopus, squid, etc.), leg, gait, pace, bottom structural component (i.e. radical) of a kanji, means of transportation, money, coin
  • 脚がある 【あしがある】 to have legs, to be able to get around, to be a good runner
  • 舞脚 【まいあし】 kanji "dancing legs" radical (radical 136)
  • 二十脚 【にじゅうあし】 kanji "twenty legs" radical (radical 55)

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jiao3, jia3, jue2
Korean:
gag

Spanish

  • pie
  • pata
  • posición
  • contador de patas

Portuguese

  • derrapagens
  • perna
  • armação

French

  • pied (d'un objet)
  • patins
  • train d'atterrissage
1146 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1021 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3773 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1422 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1677 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1612 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1784 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1916 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1545 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1034 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1226 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
664 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
887 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1408 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29502 Morohashi
974 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4820 New Nelson (John Haig)
1396 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1498 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1449 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3944 2001 Kanji
4b7.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-7 SKIP code
7722.0 Four corner code
1-21-51 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
811a Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
two
Parts:
Variants:
Asia, rank next, come after, -ous
Kun:
つ.ぐ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1509 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 亜 【ア】 sub-, -ous (indicating a low oxidation state), -ite, Asia, Argentina, Arabia, America, American person
  • 亜鉛 【アエン】 zinc (Zn)
  • 東亜 【トウア】 East Asia, the Orient
  • 叙利亜 【シリア】 Syria

Kun reading compounds

  • 次ぐ 【つぐ】 to rank next to, to come after

Readings

Japanese names:
や、 つぎ、 つぐ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ya4
Korean:
a

Spanish

  • pref. para indicar
  • venir después de
  • Asia

Portuguese

  • Ásia
  • próxima
  • o que vem depois
  • -ous

French

  • Asie
  • suivant
  • sub-
  • sous-
997 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1331 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
43 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1788 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1032 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
525 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1616 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1724 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1818 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
35 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4354 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2204 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2966 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1827 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
272 Morohashi
3540 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
81 New Nelson (John Haig)
1809 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1950 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1092 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3273 2001 Kanji
0a7.14 The Kanji Dictionary
4-7-1 SKIP code
1010.6 Four corner code
1-16-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e9c Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
eye
Parts:
eye, class, look, insight, experience, care, favor
Kun:
-めま-
On:
モクボク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
76 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 目 【モク】 order, item (of a budget revision, etc.), counter for go pieces, counter for surrounded positions (in go)
  • 目撃 【モクゲキ】 witnessing, observing, sighting
  • 盲目 【モウモク】 blindness
  • 細目 【サイモク】 particulars, details, specified items
  • 耳目 【ジモク】 eyes and ears, seeing and hearing, one's attention, one's interest
  • 不面目 【フメンボク】 shame, disgrace

Kun reading compounds

  • 目 【め】 eye, eyeball, eyesight, sight, vision, look, stare, gaze, glance, notice, attention, observation, eyes (of the world, public, etc.), an experience, viewpoint, discrimination, discernment, judgement, eye (e.g. for quality), appearance, chance to succeed, possibility, spacing (between crossed strands of a net, mesh, etc.), opening, stitch, texture, weave, grain (of wood), eye (of a storm, needle, etc.), intersection (on a go board), square (on a chess board), dot (on a dice), pip, rolled number, graduation, division (of a scale), tooth (of a saw, comb, etc.), ordinal number suffix, somewhat, -ish, point (e.g. of change)
  • 目当て 【めあて】 mark, guide, landmark, purpose, aim, goal, intention, end, sight (on a firearm)
  • 蛇の目 【じゃのめ】 bull's-eye (pattern), double ring (pattern), umbrella with bull's-eye pattern
  • 負い目 【おいめ】 (feeling of) indebtedness, feeling obliged

Readings

Japanese names:
さかん、 さがん、 さっか、 さつか
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mu4
Korean:
mog

Spanish

  • ojo
  • mirada
  • percepción

Portuguese

  • olho
  • classe
  • olhar
  • visão
  • experiência
  • atenção
  • favor

French

  • oeil
  • regard
  • aperçu
  • numérateur ordinal
  • expérience
  • classe
  • faveur
  • pièce (Go)
25 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
30 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
72 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
65 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3127 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
22 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
75 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
191 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.11 Japanese for Busy People
55 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
55 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
168 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1376 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3777 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1927 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2619 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
15 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
23105 Morohashi
3043 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3906 New Nelson (John Haig)
15 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
15 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
91 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
48 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3979 2001 Kanji
5c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-2 SKIP code
4-5-1 SKIP code
6010.1 Four corner code
1-44-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
76ee Unicode hex code