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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  • 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:
rap 攴 (攵)
Parts:
teach, faith, doctrine
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
166 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 教育委員会 【キョウイクイインカイ】 Board of Education
  • 教育 【キョウイク】 education, schooling, training, instruction, teaching, upbringing, culture, cultivation, education
  • 政教 【セイキョウ】 religion and politics, church and state
  • 正教 【セイキョウ】 orthodoxy, (Greek) orthodox church

Kun reading compounds

  • 教える 【おしえる】 to teach, to instruct, to tell, to inform, to preach
  • 教わる 【おそわる】 to be taught, to learn, to take lessons in

Readings

Japanese names:
のり、 ひさ
Chinese:
jiao4, jiao1
Korean:
gyo

Spanish

  • educación
  • enseñanza
  • enseñar
  • instruir
  • ser enseñado

Portuguese

  • ensinar
  • doutrina

French

  • enseigner
  • foi
  • doctrine
191 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
112 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
101 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
97 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2052 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
247 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
179 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1408 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
245 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
245 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
214 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
940 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1887 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1002 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1356 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1262 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13213 Morohashi
1493 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2345 New Nelson (John Haig)
1254 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1343 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
58 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
202 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1466 2001 Kanji
4i6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-4 SKIP code
1-6-4 SKIP code
4844.0 Four corner code
22-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6559 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
mud, mire, adhere to, be attached to
Kun:
どろなず.む
On:
デイナイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1589 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 泥沼 【ドロヌマ】 bog, marsh, swamp, quagmire, morass, quandary, dire situation from which one cannot extricate oneself, imbroglio
  • 泥水 【ドロミズ】 muddy water, red-light district
  • 汚泥 【オデイ】 sludge, slime, dregs, mire, hopeless situation, hell, despair
  • 鉱泥 【コウデイ】 fango, mud, herb and wax mix used for therapy
  • 泥沼 【ドロヌマ】 bog, marsh, swamp, quagmire, morass, quandary, dire situation from which one cannot extricate oneself, imbroglio
  • 泥水 【ドロミズ】 muddy water, red-light district

Kun reading compounds

  • 泥 【どろ】 mud, slush, (wet) dirt, mire, thief
  • 泥沼 【どろぬま】 bog, marsh, swamp, quagmire, morass, quandary, dire situation from which one cannot extricate oneself, imbroglio
  • 泥々 【どろどろ】 thick, viscous, mushy, pulpy, slushy, syrupy, sticky, muddy, dirty (with oil, grease, etc.), to be in an ugly state (of emotions, relations, etc.), to be murky, to be sordid
  • 警泥 【けいどろ】 cops and robbers (hide-and-seek game)
  • 泥む 【なずむ】 to cling to, to stick to, to be wedded to

Readings

Japanese names:
ひじ
Chinese:
ni2, ni4
Korean:
ni

Spanish

  • barro
  • fango
  • cieno
  • estar preocupado por

Portuguese

  • lama
  • lodo
  • aderir
  • ser anexado

French

  • boue
  • fange
  • tenir à
  • voleur
1623 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1480 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2533 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1840 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
679 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
594 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1621 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1729 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1493 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1176 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
384 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
241 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
288 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1064 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17311 Morohashi
326 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3105 New Nelson (John Haig)
1055 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1135 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1202 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
356 2001 Kanji
3a5.29 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3711.2 Four corner code
37-5 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6ce5 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
rod, stick, cane, pole, club, line
On:
ボウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
1455 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 棒 【ボウ】 pole, rod, stick
  • 棒状 【ボウジョウ】 cylinder or rod-shaped
  • 用心棒 【ヨウジンボウ】 bodyguard, bouncer, guard, bar (e.g. on a door), bolt, stick or pole used for self-defence
  • 指揮棒 【シキボウ】 conductor's stick, conductor's baton

Readings

Chinese:
bang4
Korean:
bong, bang

Spanish

  • barra
  • vara
  • bastón
  • palo
  • sin variación
  • invariable

Portuguese

  • vara
  • pau
  • poste
  • bastão
  • ramo

French

  • bâton
  • baguette
  • canne
  • barre
  • perche
  • massue
  • ligne
987 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
975 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1424 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2302 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1121 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
636 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1623 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1543 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1645 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
988 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1105 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1237 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
671 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
894 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1589 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14929 Morohashi
983 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2750 New Nelson (John Haig)
1575 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1697 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
956 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1855 2001 Kanji
4a8.20 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-8 SKIP code
4595.3 Four corner code
43-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
68d2 Unicode hex code