Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
packed, close, pressed, reprove, rebuke, blame
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1020 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 詰問 【キツモン】 cross-examination, close questioning, demanding an explanation
  • 難詰 【ナンキツ】 reprimand
  • 面詰 【メンキツ】 reprimanding (a person) personally, personal reproof

Kun reading compounds

  • 詰める 【つめる】 to stuff into, to jam, to cram, to pack, to fill, to plug, to stop up, to shorten, to move closer together, to reduce (spending), to conserve, to focus intently on, to strain oneself to do, to go through thoroughly, to work out (details), to bring to a conclusion, to wind up, to be on duty, to be stationed, to corner (esp. an opponent's king in shogi), to trap, to checkmate, to cut off (one's finger as an act of apology), to catch (one's finger in a door, etc.), to do non-stop, to do continuously, to keep doing (without a break), to do completely, to do thoroughly, to force someone into a difficult situation by ...
  • 詰め 【つめ】 stuffing, packing, end (esp. the foot of a bridge), lowest-ranking guest at tea ceremony, tea master, endgame (esp. in shogi or used figuratively), sweet eel sauce, middle-aged woman, appointment to a particular workplace, using as the sole ground of judgement (judgment), continuing, keep doing for period of time
  • 詰める 【つめる】 to stuff into, to jam, to cram, to pack, to fill, to plug, to stop up, to shorten, to move closer together, to reduce (spending), to conserve, to focus intently on, to strain oneself to do, to go through thoroughly, to work out (details), to bring to a conclusion, to wind up, to be on duty, to be stationed, to corner (esp. an opponent's king in shogi), to trap, to checkmate, to cut off (one's finger as an act of apology), to catch (one's finger in a door, etc.), to do non-stop, to do continuously, to keep doing (without a break), to do completely, to do thoroughly, to force someone into a difficult situation by ...
  • お詰め 【おつめ】 lowest-ranking guest at tea ceremony, tea master
  • 詰まる 【つまる】 to be packed (with), to be full (space, schedule, etc.), to be blocked (road, pipe, nose, etc.), to be clogged, to be plugged up, to shorten (width, interval, etc.), to shrink (shirt, word form, etc.), to narrow, to be at a loss, to be hard pressed, to end up, to be settled, to become a geminate consonant, to hit the ball near the handle of the bat
  • 詰まるところ 【つまるところ】 in short, in brief, to sum up, ultimately, in the end, in the long run, when all is said and done, what it all comes down to, when you get right down to it
  • 詰む 【つむ】 to become fine (of fabric), to be checkmated, to be hard pressed, to be at a loss, to reach the limits

Readings

Japanese names:
ずめ、 づめ
Chinese:
jie2
Korean:
hil

Spanish

  • pedir informes
  • empaquetar
  • rellenar
  • reprobar
  • reprender
  • trabajar duro

Portuguese

  • empacotado
  • fechar
  • pressionar
  • reprovar
  • repreender
  • culpa

French

  • hermétiquement clos
  • conserve
  • coincé
  • réprimande
  • blâme
1144 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1035 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4359 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1507 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
901 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1142 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1195 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1576 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1678 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1920 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1021 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1380 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
349 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35440 Morohashi
1521 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5609 New Nelson (John Haig)
343 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
367 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1665 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3077 2001 Kanji
7a6.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-6 SKIP code
0466.1 Four corner code
21-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a70 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
Variants:
question, ask, problem
Kun:
と.うと.いとん
On:
モン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
64 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 問 【モン】 counter for questions
  • 問責 【モンセキ】 blame, censure, reproof, reprimand, rebuke
  • 設問 【セツモン】 posing a question, question
  • 弔問 【チョウモン】 condolence call

Kun reading compounds

  • 問う 【とう】 to ask, to inquire, to blame (someone) for, to accuse of, to pursue (question of responsibility), to charge with, to care about, to regard as important, to call into question, to doubt, to question
  • 問うに落ちず語るに落ちる 【とうにおちずかたるにおちる】 to keep a secret when asked about it, but let it slip inadvertently when chatting on another occasion
  • 問い 【とい】 question, query
  • 問い合わせ 【といあわせ】 enquiry, inquiry, query, interrogation, ENQ
  • 問屋 【とんや】 wholesale store, wholesale dealer, wholesaler

Readings

Japanese names:
はる
Chinese:
wen4
Korean:
mun

Spanish

  • duda
  • pregunta
  • problema
  • preguntar
  • acusar

Portuguese

  • perguntar
  • pergunta
  • problema

French

  • question
  • demander
  • problème
520 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
418 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
396 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
75 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4944 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
175 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
140 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1524 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
162 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
162 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
239 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
331 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4117 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2091 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2833 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1631 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3814 Morohashi
3320 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
830 New Nelson (John Haig)
1617 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1744 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
41 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
387 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3877 2001 Kanji
8e3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-8-3 SKIP code
7760.7 Four corner code
44-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
554f Unicode hex code