Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
opinion, theory, explanation, rumor
Kun:
と.く
On:
セツゼイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
326 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 説 【セツ】 theory, doctrine, opinion, view, rumour, rumor, gossip, hearsay
  • 説明 【セツメイ】 explanation, exposition
  • 論説 【ロンセツ】 editorial, dissertation
  • 定説 【テイセツ】 established theory, accepted opinion, accepted explanation
  • 遊説 【ユウゼイ】 election tour, election campaign, stumping
  • 全国遊説 【ゼンコクユウゼイ】 nationwide election campaign

Kun reading compounds

  • 説く 【とく】 to explain, to advocate, to preach, to persuade

Readings

Japanese names:
さとし、 とき
Chinese:
shuo1, shui4, yue4
Korean:
seol, se, yeol

Spanish

  • opinión
  • teoría
  • explicar
  • expresar

Portuguese

  • rumor
  • opinião
  • teoria

French

  • théorie
  • rumeur
  • opinion
  • thèse
654 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
553 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
524 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
307 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4373 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
216 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
251 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2143 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.9 Japanese for Busy People
400 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
404 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
292 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1688 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1949 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1042 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1405 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
511 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35556P Morohashi
1547 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5627 New Nelson (John Haig)
499 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
538 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
240 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
620 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3057 2001 Kanji
7a7.12 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-7 SKIP code
0861.6 Four corner code
32-66 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8aac Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
step
Parts:
gain, get, find, earn, acquire, can, may, able to, profit, advantage, benefit
Kun:
え.るう.る
On:
トク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
175 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 得 【トク】 profit, advantage, benefit, gain, rebirth in paradise, entering nirvana
  • 得意 【トクイ】 triumph, prosperity, pride, one's strong point, one's forte, one's specialty, frequent customer (client, etc.)
  • 拾得 【シュウトク】 finding (lost property), picking up
  • 体得 【タイトク】 mastery, learning through experience, realization, realisation, comprehension

Kun reading compounds

  • 得る 【える】 to get, to earn, to acquire, to procure, to gain, to secure, to attain, to obtain, to win, to understand, to comprehend, to receive something undesirable (e.g. a punishment), to get (ill), to be able to ..., can ...
  • 得る 【うる】 to be able to ..., can ..., to get, to acquire, to obtain, to procure, to earn, to win, to gain, to secure, to attain
  • 得撫草 【うるっぷそう】 weaselsnout (Lagotis glauca)

Readings

Japanese names:
あつ、 てろ
Chinese:
de2, de5, dei3
Korean:
deug

Spanish

  • ventaja
  • beneficio
  • provecho
  • conseguir
  • obtener

Portuguese

  • ganho
  • obtem
  • achado
  • ganhar
  • adquirir
  • poder
  • capacidade
  • lucro
  • vantagem
  • benefício

French

  • obtenir
  • gain
  • gagner
  • trouver
  • acquérir
  • pouvoir
  • profit
  • avantage
  • bénéfice
850 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
587 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
761 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
358 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1622 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
340 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
523 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1299 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
374 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
375 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
643 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
631 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
577 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
351 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
435 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
885 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10137 Morohashi
477 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1755 New Nelson (John Haig)
876 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
941 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
167 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
574 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2048 2001 Kanji
3i8.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
2624.1 Four corner code
38-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f97 Unicode hex code

2 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
power, strength, strong, strain, bear up, exert
Kun:
ちから
On:
リョクリキリイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
62 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 力 【リョク】 strength, power, proficiency, ability
  • 力役 【リキエキ】 physical labor, physical labour, physical work, forced labor imposed by the government (e.g. under the ritsuryo system)
  • 水力 【スイリョク】 hydraulic power, water power
  • 威力 【イリョク】 power, might, authority, influence
  • 力 【リキ】 strength, power, proficiency, ability, the strength of ... people, the strength of ... men
  • 力学 【リキガク】 mechanics, dynamics
  • 地力 【ジリキ】 one's own potential, real ability, one's own strength
  • 合力 【ゴウリョク】 resultant force, assistance, help, donation, alms, almsgiving

Kun reading compounds

  • 力 【ちから】 force, strength, might, vigour (vigor), energy, capability, ability, proficiency, capacity, faculty, efficacy, effect, effort, endeavours (endeavors), exertions, power, authority, influence, good offices, agency, support, help, aid, assistance, stress, emphasis, means, resources
  • 力強い 【ちからづよい】 powerful, strong, forceful, vigorous, reassuring, encouraging
  • 強い力 【つよいちから】 strong interaction, strong force
  • 弱い力 【よわいちから】 weak force, weak interaction

Readings

Japanese names:
じから、 つとむ
Chinese:
li4
Korean:
ryeog

Spanish

  • potencia
  • poder
  • fuerza
  • energía
  • vigor
  • énfasis

Portuguese

  • força
  • forte
  • esforço
  • suportar
  • exercer

French

  • force
  • fort
  • puissance
  • tension
  • tenir le coup
  • s'efforcer
  • employer (force)
148 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
38 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
74 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
69 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
715 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
53 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
128 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
11 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.15 Japanese for Busy People
100 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
100 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
173 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
207 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4178 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2114 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2860 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
866 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2288 Morohashi
3371 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
521 New Nelson (John Haig)
858 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
922 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
38 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
9 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1645 2001 Kanji
2g0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-2-4 SKIP code
4002.7 Four corner code
46-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
529b Unicode hex code