Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
horn
Parts:
Variants:
unravel, notes, key, explanation, understanding, untie, undo, solve, answer, cancel, absolve, explain, minute
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
176 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 解 【カイ】 solution (of an equation, inequality, etc.), root (e.g. of a polynomial), solution (to a given problem), answer, explanation, interpretation
  • 解禁 【カイキン】 lifting a ban, raising an embargo, opening a season (hunting, fishing, etc.), publishing contents, revealing information
  • 瓦解 【ガカイ】 collapse, downfall
  • 明解 【メイカイ】 clear explanation
  • 解熱 【ゲネツ】 lowering a fever, alleviation of fever
  • 解脱 【ゲダツ】 liberation from earthly desires and the woes of man, deliverance of one's soul, moksha, mukti, vimukti
  • 雪消 【ユキゲ】 snow melting, water from melting snow
  • 義解 【ギゲ】 explanation (of the meaning), interpretation

Kun reading compounds

  • 解く 【とく】 to untie, to unfasten, to unwrap, to undo, to unbind, to unpack, to unsew, to unstitch, to solve, to work out, to answer, to dispel (misunderstanding, etc.), to clear up, to remove (suspicion), to appease, to dissolve (a contract), to cancel, to remove (a prohibition), to lift (a ban), to raise (a siege), to release (from duty), to relieve, to dismiss, to comb (out), to card, to untangle (hair)
  • 溶かす 【とかす】 to dissolve, to melt
  • 梳かす 【とかす】 to comb out, to brush, to untangle, to unravel
  • 溶ける 【とける】 to melt, to thaw, to fuse, to dissolve
  • 解ける 【とける】 to be solved, to be resolved, to loosen, to come untied, to come undone, to be removed (of restrictions), to be lifted (e.g. a ban), to be broken (spells, curses, etc.), to dissipate (of anger, tension, etc.), to melt away, to ease, to be appeased, to be resolved (of a dispute, misunderstanding, etc.), to be cleared up
  • 解く 【ほどく】 to undo, to untie, to unfasten, to unlace, to unravel, to loosen, to unpack
  • 解ける 【ほどける】 to come loose, to come untied, to come undone, to unravel, to loosen up (e.g. tension)
  • 分かる 【わかる】 to understand, to comprehend, to grasp, to see, to get, to follow, to become clear, to be known, to be discovered, to be realized, to be realised, to be found out, I know!, I think so too!

Readings

Japanese names:
さとる、 とけ
Chinese:
jie3, jie4, xie4
Korean:
hae, gae

Spanish

  • desenredar
  • desatar
  • liberar
  • aclarar
  • resolver
  • peinarse
  • aflojar

Portuguese

  • solucionar
  • notas
  • chave
  • explicação
  • compreensão
  • desamarrar
  • desfazer
  • resolveer
  • resposta
  • cancelar
  • absolver
  • explicar
  • deta

French

  • délier
  • notes
  • clé
  • explication
  • compréhension
  • défaire
  • résoudre
  • répondre
  • annuler
  • absoudre
  • expliquer
  • minute
567 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
662 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
632 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
192 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4306 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
577 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
892 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1923 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
474 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
482 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
293 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1651 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1913 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1017 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1375 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1831 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35067 Morohashi
1517 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5548 New Nelson (John Haig)
1814 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1955 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
142 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
769 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2555 2001 Kanji
4g9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-6 SKIP code
2725.2 Four corner code
1-18-82 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
89e3 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
chop, divide, tear, analyze
On:
セキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
980 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 析出 【セキシュツ】 separation, deposition, precipitation
  • 透析 【トウセキ】 dialysis
  • 人工透析 【ジンコウトウセキ】 (artificial) dialysis

Readings

Chinese:
xi1
Korean:
seog

Spanish

  • tajar
  • cortar
  • dividir
  • romper

Portuguese

  • picar
  • dividir
  • lágrima
  • analisar

French

  • analyser
  • hacher
  • déchirer
  • diviser
1482 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1365 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2194 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1634 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1420 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1393 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1482 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
985 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1077 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1072 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
578 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
766 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1135 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14538 Morohashi
862 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2574 New Nelson (John Haig)
1126 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1207 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1195 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1854 2001 Kanji
4a4.12 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
4292.1 Four corner code
1-32-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6790 Unicode hex code