Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
shell
Parts:
blame, condemn, censure
Kun:
せ.める
On:
セキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
598 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 責 【セキ】 responsibility, duty, obligation
  • 責任 【セキニン】 duty, responsibility (incl. supervision of staff), liability, onus
  • 問責 【モンセキ】 blame, censure, reproof, reprimand, rebuke
  • 引責 【インセキ】 taking responsibility

Kun reading compounds

  • 責める 【せめる】 to condemn, to blame, to criticize, to criticise, to reproach, to accuse, to urge, to press, to pester, to torture, to torment, to persecute, to break in (a horse)

Readings

Chinese:
ze2, zhai4
Korean:
chaeg, chae

Spanish

  • condena
  • censura
  • obligación
  • condenar
  • censurar
  • culpar
  • criticar

Portuguese

  • culpa
  • condenar
  • censurar

French

  • blâmer
  • condamner
  • critiquer
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4492 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
492 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
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655 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
666 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
638 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1726 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3115 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1595 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2176 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1555 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36682 Morohashi
2467 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5780 New Nelson (John Haig)
1541 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1661 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
739 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1461 2001 Kanji
7b4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-7 SKIP code
5080.6 Four corner code
32-53 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8cac Unicode hex code