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
649 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
751 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
728 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
759 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4492 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
492 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
923 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
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

6 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
responsibility, duty, term, entrust to, appoint
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
217 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 任 【ニン】 obligation, duty, charge, responsibility
  • 任意 【ニンイ】 optional, voluntary, arbitrary, random, discretionary, facultative, spontaneous, any, arbitrary
  • 再任 【サイニン】 reappointment
  • 在任 【ザイニン】 being in office

Kun reading compounds

  • 任せる 【まかせる】 to entrust (e.g. a task) to another, to leave to, to passively leave to someone else's facilities, to leave to take its natural course, to continue (something) in a natural fashion (without particular aim), to rely fully on one's (full strength, great ability, long time taken) to get something done
  • 任す 【まかす】 to entrust, to leave to a person

Readings

Japanese names:
さ、 とう、 ひで
Chinese:
ren4, ren2
Korean:
im

Spanish

  • responsabilidad
  • deber
  • confiar a
  • dejar a cargo de

Portuguese

  • responsabilidade
  • dever
  • termo
  • confiar para
  • nomear

French

  • responsabilité
  • devoir
  • terme
  • confier à
  • nommer
688 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
785 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
764 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
310 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
374 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
414 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
307 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
235 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
334 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
334 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
639 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
69 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
57 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
37 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
38 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1012 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
416 Morohashi
53 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
136 New Nelson (John Haig)
1003 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1078 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
349 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
662 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2172 2001 Kanji
2a4.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-4 SKIP code
2221.4 Four corner code
39-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4efb Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
hold, have
Kun:
も.つ-も.ちも.てる
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
119 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 持参 【ジサン】 bringing, taking, carrying
  • 持久 【ジキュウ】 endurance, persistence
  • 堅持 【ケンジ】 holding on to, sticking to
  • 護持 【ゴジ】 defend and maintain, support, protection

Kun reading compounds

  • 持つ 【もつ】 to hold (in one's hand), to take, to carry, to possess, to have, to own, to maintain, to keep, to last, to be durable, to keep, to survive, to take charge of, to be in charge of
  • 持子 【もつご】 topmouth gudgeon, stone moroko (Pseudorasbora parva)
  • 持てる 【もてる】 to be able to possess (hold, get, etc.), to be well liked, to be popular, to be pampered (spoiled, doted upon, etc.), to be welcomed, to endure (the tests of time, the elements, etc.), to last, possessed, held, rich, wealthy, affluent
  • 持てる者と持たざる者 【もてるものともたざるもの】 haves and have-nots

Readings

Japanese names:
もち、 もつ
Chinese:
chi2
Korean:
ji

Spanish

  • duración
  • propiedad
  • cargo
  • sostener
  • mantener

Portuguese

  • segurar
  • ter

French

  • avoir
  • tenir
231 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
310 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
294 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
184 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1903 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
50 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
178 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
801 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.15 Japanese for Busy People
451 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
458 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
142 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
889 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
447 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
275 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
333 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
667 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12019 Morohashi
374 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2151 New Nelson (John Haig)
660 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
712 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
94 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
328 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1348 2001 Kanji
3c6.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
5404.1 Four corner code
27-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6301 Unicode hex code