Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
shell
Parts:
pierce, 8 1/3lbs, penetrate, brace
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1156 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 貫 【カン】 kan (obs. unit of weight, approx. 3.75 kg, 8.3 lb), kan (obs. unit of currency), pieces of sushi
  • 貫通 【カンツウ】 piercing, penetrating, perforating, passing through, being well versed (in something)
  • 終始一貫 【シュウシイッカン】 consistently, unchangingly, throughout
  • 縦貫 【ジュウカン】 running through, traversal

Kun reading compounds

  • 貫く 【つらぬく】 to go through, to pierce, to penetrate, to run through (e.g. a river through a city), to pass through, to stick to (opinion, principles, etc.), to carry out, to persist with, to keep (e.g. faith), to maintain (e.g. independence)
  • 貫 【ぬき】 crosspiece (between pillars, etc.), penetrating tie beam
  • 貫き通す 【つらぬきとおす】 to go through, to pierce, to penetrate, to stick to (opinion, principles, etc.), to carry out, to persist with, to keep (e.g. faith), to maintain (e.g. independence)
  • 吹き抜き 【ふきぬき】 stairwell, atrium, streamer, pennant
  • 指貫 【さしぬき】 type of hakama worn in ancient times

Readings

Japanese names:
つら、 ぬく
Chinese:
guan4
Korean:
gwan

Spanish

  • perforar
  • penetrar
  • desempeñar
  • cumplir

Portuguese

  • furar
  • medida de peso com 8 1/ 3 lbs
  • penetrar
  • gancho

French

  • percer
  • kan (= 3750 g)
  • pénétrer
  • cohérence
  • soutien (renfort)
1102 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1128 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2469 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1198 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1778 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1754 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
914 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
936 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1714 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1725 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3112 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1593 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2174 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
103 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36681 Morohashi
2460 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5778 New Nelson (John Haig)
102 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
106 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1487 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3661 2001 Kanji
7b4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-7 SKIP code
7780.6 Four corner code
20-51 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8cab Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
step
Parts:
penetrate, clear, pierce, strike home, sit up (all night)
On:
テツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
968 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 徹夜 【テツヤ】 staying up all night
  • 徹カラ 【テツカラ】 all-night karaoke
  • 冷徹 【レイテツ】 cool-headed, level-headed, hard-headed
  • 透徹 【トウテツ】 penetration, absolutely clear, not dirty, clearness

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 つ、 てっ、 とおる
Chinese:
che4
Korean:
cheol

Spanish

  • penetrar
  • atravesar
  • estar en vela

Portuguese

  • penetrar
  • limpar
  • furar
  • ficar acordado ( noite toda)

French

  • pénétrer
  • clair (limpide)
  • percer
  • toucher (cible)
  • toute la nuit (sans dormir)
1629 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1017 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1637 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1638 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1286 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2451 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1422 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1511 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1147 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
638 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
894 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
510 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
659 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
895 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10245 Morohashi
726 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1771 New Nelson (John Haig)
886 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
951 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1760 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2066 2001 Kanji
3i12.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-12 SKIP code
2824.0 Four corner code
37-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5fb9 Unicode hex code