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

8 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
plank, board, plate, stage
Kun:
いた
On:
ハンバン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
926 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 板門店 【パンムンジョム】 Panmunjon (Korea), Joint Security Area (Korean Demilitarized Zone)
  • 版画 【ハンガ】 woodcut, woodblock print, art print
  • 合板 【ゴウハン】 veneer board, plywood, joint publication
  • 鋼板 【コウハン】 steel sheet, steel plate, steel plates
  • 版木 【ハンギ】 (printing) block, woodcut
  • 板金 【バンキン】 sheet metal, metal plate
  • 鋼板 【コウハン】 steel sheet, steel plate, steel plates
  • 降板 【コウバン】 leaving the mound, being knocked out, resigning from a role or position

Kun reading compounds

  • 板 【いた】 board, plank, sheet (of metal), plate (of glass), pane, slab, cutting board, chopping board, chef (esp. of high-end Japanese cuisine), cook, stage (i.e. at a theatre)
  • 板ガラス 【いたガラス】 plate glass, sheet glass
  • まな板 【まないた】 chopping board, cutting board
  • 厚板 【あついた】 plank, thick board, plate glass, heavy metal sheet (esp. welding), heavy brocaded obi

Readings

Chinese:
ban3
Korean:
pan

Spanish

  • tabla
  • tablero
  • placa

Portuguese

  • prancha
  • junta
  • prato
  • estágio

French

  • planche
  • plaque
  • panneau
  • stade
305 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
395 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
373 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
709 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2213 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
468 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
623 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
632 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1047 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1090 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
987 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1079 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1067 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
575 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
762 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
732 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14518 Morohashi
858 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2595 New Nelson (John Haig)
724 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
781 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
310 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1867 2001 Kanji
4a4.21 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
4194.7 Four corner code
40-36 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
677f Unicode hex code