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

10 strokes (also 9)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
traffic, pass through, avenue, commute, counter for letters, notes, documents, etc.
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
80 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 通 【ツウ】 connoisseur, authority, counter for letters, notes, documents, etc.
  • 通院 【ツウイン】 going to the hospital for regular treatment
  • 富士通 【フジツウ】 Fujitsu
  • 食通 【ショクツウ】 gourmandism, gourmet, gourmand, foodie
  • 通 【ツウ】 connoisseur, authority, counter for letters, notes, documents, etc.
  • 通院 【ツウイン】 going to the hospital for regular treatment

Kun reading compounds

  • 通る 【とおる】 to go by, to go past, to go along, to travel along, to pass through, to use (a road), to take (a route), to go via, to go by way of, to run (between), to operate (between), to connect, to go indoors, to go into a room, to be admitted, to be shown in, to be ushered in, to come in, to penetrate, to pierce, to skewer, to go through, to come through, to permeate, to soak into, to spread throughout, to carry (e.g. of a voice), to reach far, to be passed on (e.g. of a customer's order to the kitchen), to be relayed, to be conveyed, to pass (a test, a bill in the House, etc.), to be approved, to be accepted, to go by (a name), to be known as, to be accepted as, to have a reputation for, to be coherent, to be logical, to be reasonable, to be comprehensible, to be understandable, to make sense, to get across (e.g. of one's point), to be understood, to be straight (e.g. wood grain), to be well-informed, to be wise, to do ... completely, to do ... thoroughly
  • 通り 【とおり】 avenue, street, way, road, coming and going, street traffic, flow (of water, air, etc.), transmission (of sound), reach (e.g. of voice), fame, reputation, popularity, the same status or way, as (e.g. as expected, as I said), understanding, comprehension, counter for sets of things, counter for methods, ways, types
  • 通り過ぎる 【とおりすぎる】 to go past, to pass, to pass by
  • 通す 【とおす】 to stick through, to force through, to spread throughout, to thoroughly diffuse, to make a path between two points, to proceed in a logical manner, to let pass, to allow through, to lead (someone) into (a house, room, etc.), to show in, to go through (a middleman), to (look, listen) through (a window, wall, etc.), to pass (a law, applicant, etc.), to force to accept, to force agreement, to continue (in a state), to persist in, to do to the entirety of, to cover all of, to span the whole ..., to do from beginning to end without a break, to convey (one's ideas, etc.) to the other party, to do to the end, to carry through, to complete
  • 通し 【とおし】 direct, right through, straight, appetizer, appetiser, performance of an entire play
  • 通し切符 【とおしきっぷ】 through ticket (e.g. rail, air), ticket good for multiple performances (e.g. both matinee and evening shows), all-day ticket, season ticket
  • 切通し 【きりどおし】 road (or railway) cut through hilly terrain, cutting
  • 通う 【かよう】 to go to and from (a place), to go back and forth between, to run between (e.g. bus, train, etc.), to ply between, to go to (school, work, etc.), to attend, to commute, to frequent, to circulate (e.g. blood, electricity), to be communicated (e.g. thought), to resemble

Readings

Japanese names:
とん、 どうし、 どおり、 みち
Chinese:
tong1, tong4
Korean:
tong

Spanish

  • atravesar
  • traspasar
  • hacer saber
  • pasar
  • ir y venir

Portuguese

  • tráfego
  • passar através de
  • avenida
  • comutar
  • sufixo para contagem de letras

French

  • circulation
  • passer par
  • avenue
  • trajet (travail)
  • compteur de lettres, notes, ...
281 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
193 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
176 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
71 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4703 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
201 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
261 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1239 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.11 Japanese for Busy People
150 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
150 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
204 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
695 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3855 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1982 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2678 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1420 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38892P Morohashi
3109 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6063 New Nelson (John Haig)
1408 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1511 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
97 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
198 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3553 2001 Kanji
2q7.18 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-7 SKIP code
3-2-7 SKIP code
3730.2 Four corner code
36-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
901a Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
gun, arms
Kun:
つつ
On:
ジュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1013 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 銃 【ジュウ】 gun, rifle, small arms
  • 銃器 【ジュウキ】 small arms
  • 短銃 【タンジュウ】 pistol, revolver
  • 小銃 【ショウジュウ】 rifle, small arms

Kun reading compounds

  • 捧げ銃 【ささげつつ】 presenting arms

Readings

Chinese:
chong4
Korean:
chong

Spanish

  • arma
  • pistola
  • rifle

Portuguese

  • Armas
  • arma de fogo

French

  • fusil
  • armes
1365 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1163 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4854 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1185 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1847 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
829 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
848 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1599 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1818 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2157 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1134 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1535 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
769 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40359 Morohashi
1723 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6267 New Nelson (John Haig)
762 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
824 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1736 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2857 2001 Kanji
8a6.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-6 SKIP code
8011.3 Four corner code
29-38 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9283 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
Variants:
genesis, wound, injury, hurt, start, originate
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
741 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 創価学会 【ソウカガッカイ】 Soka Gakkai (lay organization, based on Nichiren Buddhism) (organisation)
  • 創意 【ソウイ】 original idea, originality
  • 独創 【ドクソウ】 originality
  • 草創 【ソウソウ】 beginning, inauguration

Kun reading compounds

  • 作る 【つくる】 to make, to produce, to manufacture, to build, to construct, to prepare (food), to brew (alcohol), to raise, to grow, to cultivate, to train, to till, to draw up (a document), to make out, to prepare, to write, to create (an artistic work, etc.), to compose, to coin (a phrase), to organize, to organise, to establish, to found, to have (a child), to make up (one's face, etc.), to fabricate (an excuse, etc.), to give a (false) appearance, to feign (a smile, etc.), to put on a show of emotion, to form (a line, etc.), to set (a record), to commit (a sin, etc.)
  • 始める 【はじめる】 to start, to begin, to commence, to initiate, to originate, to start up (a business, society, etc.), to open (e.g. a store), to establish, to start ..., to begin to ...
  • 傷 【きず】 wound, injury, cut, gash, bruise, scratch, scrape, scar, chip, crack, scratch, nick, flaw, defect, weakness, weak point, stain (on one's reputation), disgrace, dishonor, dishonour, (emotional) hurt, hurt feelings
  • 古傷 【ふるきず】 old wound, scar, old unpleasant incident, past misdeed

Readings

Japanese names:
はじめ
Chinese:
chuang4, chuang1
Korean:
chang

Spanish

  • fundar
  • comenzar
  • originar

Portuguese

  • gênese
  • ferir
  • dano
  • ferido
  • começo
  • originar

French

  • fondation
  • genèse
  • origine
  • début
  • blessure
832 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
932 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
920 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
900 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
702 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
789 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1098 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1696 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1308 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1387 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1113 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
205 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2283 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1179 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1610 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1646 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2127 Morohashi
1815 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
506 New Nelson (John Haig)
1631 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1759 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
950 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2843 2001 Kanji
2f10.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-10-2 SKIP code
8260.0 Four corner code
33-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5275 Unicode hex code