Jisho

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17 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
self-effacing, humble oneself, condescend, be modest
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1582 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 謙虚 【ケンキョ】 modest, humble
  • 謙遜 【ケンソン】 modesty, humility, being humble
  • 恭謙 【キョウケン】 modesty, humility

Kun reading compounds

  • 謙る 【へりくだる】 to deprecate oneself and praise the listener, to abase oneself

Readings

Japanese names:
かね、 ゆずる
Chinese:
qian1
Korean:
gyeom

Spanish

  • modesto
  • humilde
  • condescendiente

Portuguese

  • Desvanecer-se
  • ficar humilde
  • comdescender
  • ser modesto

French

  • modestie
  • humilité
  • condescendre
1222 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1607 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4422 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1545 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1766 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2646 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1687 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1802 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1581 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1706 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2044 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1076 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1461 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1614 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35821P Morohashi
1617 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5686 New Nelson (John Haig)
1600 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1726 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1883 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3064 2001 Kanji
7a10.10 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-10 SKIP code
0863.7 Four corner code
1-24-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8b19 Unicode hex code

13 strokes (also 12 and 14)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
Variants:

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 遜色 【ソンショク】 inferiority
  • 遜色がある 【ソンショクガアル】 inferior to, suffering by comparison with, unable to compare with
  • 不遜 【フソン】 arrogance, insolence, disrespect
  • 尊大不遜 【ソンダイフソン】 arrogant and presumptuous, haughty arrogance, intolerable insolence

Kun reading compounds

  • 謙る 【へりくだる】 to deprecate oneself and praise the listener, to abase oneself

Readings

Chinese:
xun4
Korean:
son

Spanish

Portuguese

French

4730 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2591 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2067 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
4041 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2786 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
39038X Morohashi
6098 New Nelson (John Haig)
2422 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1496 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2q9.4 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-10 SKIP code
3-4-10 SKIP code
3230.9 Four corner code
1-34-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
905c Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
word, speech, language
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
301 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 語 【ゴ】 language, word
  • 語学 【ゴガク】 study of foreign languages, linguistics
  • 標語 【ヒョウゴ】 motto, slogan, catchword
  • 造語 【ゾウゴ】 coined word, coinage, neologism

Kun reading compounds

  • 語る 【かたる】 to talk about, to speak of, to tell, to narrate, to recite, to chant, to indicate, to show
  • 語るに落ちる 【かたるにおちる】 to let slip a secret, to let the cat out of the bag
  • 語らう 【かたらう】 to talk, to tell, to recite, to pledge, to conspire with

Readings

Chinese:
yu3, yu4
Korean:
eo

Spanish

  • palabra
  • discurso
  • lenguaje
  • hablar
  • conversar
  • narrar

Portuguese

  • palavra
  • discurso
  • língua

French

  • langage
  • mot
  • raconter
209 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
124 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
112 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
274 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4374 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
231 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
87 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2136 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
67 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
67 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
154 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1685 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1944 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1040 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1402 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
353 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35533 Morohashi
1543 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5628 New Nelson (John Haig)
347 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
371 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
211 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
231 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3077 2001 Kanji
7a7.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-7 SKIP code
0166.1 Four corner code
1-24-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a9e Unicode hex code