Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
Variants:
read
Kun:
よ.む-よ.み
On:
ドクトクトウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
618 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 読書 【ドクショ】 reading
  • 読者 【ドクシャ】 reader
  • 積ん読 【ツンドク】 buying books and not reading them, stockpiling books, books bought but not read
  • 必読 【ヒツドク】 must-read, required reading
  • 読書 【ドクショ】 reading
  • 読本 【トクホン】 reading-book, reader, guidebook, manual, textbook (esp. a pre-war elementary school Japanese language textbook)
  • 読点 【トウテン】 comma
  • 句読 【クトウ】 breaks and pauses (in a sentence), punctuation, way of reading (esp. kanbun)

Kun reading compounds

  • 読む 【よむ】 to read, to count, to guess, to predict, to read (someone's thoughts), to see (e.g. into someone's heart), to divine

Readings

Japanese names:
よみ
Chinese:
du2, dou4
Korean:
dog, du

Spanish

  • leer

Portuguese

  • leia

French

  • lire
123 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
206 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
189 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
484 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4375 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
55 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
88 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2142 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.10 Japanese for Busy People
244 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
244 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
180 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1689 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1943 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1038 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1401 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
354 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35580P Morohashi
1541 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5629 New Nelson (John Haig)
348 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
372 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
323 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
233 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3057 2001 Kanji
7a7.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-7 SKIP code
0461.2 Four corner code
38-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8aad Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
hang, suspend, depend, arrive at, tax, pour
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
1027 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 掛留 【ケイリュウ】 music suspension

Kun reading compounds

  • 掛ける 【かける】 to hang up (e.g. a coat, a picture on the wall), to let hang, to suspend (from), to hoist (e.g. sail), to raise (e.g. flag), to put on (e.g. a blanket), to put on top of, to cover, to lay, to spread, to put on (glasses, etc.), to wear (a necklace, etc.), to make (a call), to spend (time, money), to expend, to use, to pour (liquid) onto, to sprinkle (powder or spices) onto, to splash, to throw (e.g. water) onto, to turn on (an engine, radio, etc.), to set (a dial, an alarm clock, etc.), to put on (a DVD, a song, etc.), to cause (somebody inconvenience, trouble, etc.), to burden (someone), to impose, to multiply (arithmetic operation), to secure (e.g. lock), to take a seat, to sit, to rest (something on something else), to support (something on something else), to bind, to wager, to bet, to risk, to stake, to gamble, to put an effect (spell, anaesthetic, etc.) on, to hold (a play, festival, etc.), to hold an emotion for (pity, hope, etc.), to argue (in court), to deliberate (in a meeting), to present (e.g. idea to a conference, etc.), to increase further, to catch (in a trap, etc.), to set atop, to erect (a makeshift building), to apply (insurance), to pun (on a word), to use (a word) as a pivot word, to play on words, to be partway doing ..., to begin (but not complete) ..., to be about to ..., to address (someone), to direct (something, to someone), to do (something, to someone)
  • 掛け 【かけ】 credit, money owed on an account, bill, hot noodles in broth, proportion (of wholesale price, as tenths of list price), in the midst of, rest, rack, hanger
  • 掛け金 【かけきん】 installment, instalment, premium, bill
  • 打ち掛け 【うちかけ】 women's bridal robe with trailing skirts worn over a kimono, ending play for the day, leaving a game unfinished (esp. Go)
  • 足掛け 【あしかけ】 leg trip (in sumo, judo, etc.), foothold, pedal, indicates a consecutive period of time incl. incomplete days, etc. at the ends
  • 掛かる 【かかる】 to take (a resource, e.g. time or money), to hang, to come into view, to arrive, to come under (a contract, a tax), to start (engines, motors), to attend, to deal with, to handle, to have started to, to be on the verge of, to overlap (e.g. information in a manual), to cover, to (come) at, to be fastened, to be covered (e.g. with dust, a table-cloth, etc.), to be caught in, to get a call, to depend on
  • 掛かり 【かかり】 starting, engaging, expenses, costs, attack (esp. a corner approach in the game of go), barb, charge, duty, person in charge, official, clerk
  • 係長 【かかりちょう】 subsection head, assistant manager, chief clerk
  • 掛かり 【かかり】 starting, engaging, expenses, costs, attack (esp. a corner approach in the game of go), barb, charge, duty, person in charge, official, clerk
  • 係長 【かかりちょう】 subsection head, assistant manager, chief clerk

Readings

Japanese names:
かけ
Chinese:
gua4
Korean:
gwae

Spanish

  • colgar
  • suspender
  • enganchar
  • depender

Portuguese

  • pendurar
  • suspender
  • depender
  • chegar
  • imposto

French

  • accrocher
  • suspendre
  • dépendre
  • arriver à
  • taxe
  • verser
1083 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1183 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1952 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1143 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1362 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1321 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1464 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1559 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1477 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
896 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
596 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
361 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
449 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
681 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12267 Morohashi
493 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2214 New Nelson (John Haig)
674 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
727 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1436 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1354 2001 Kanji
3c8.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
5300.0 Four corner code
19-61 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
639b Unicode hex code