Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
cart, car
Parts:
army, force, troops, war, battle
Kun:
いくさ
On:
グン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
189 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 軍 【グン】 army, armed forces, troops, military authorities, team, group, troupe
  • 軍隊 【グンタイ】 armed forces, military, troops
  • 将軍 【ショウグン】 general, shogun
  • 行軍 【コウグン】 march, marching

Kun reading compounds

  • 戦 【いくさ】 war, battle, campaign, fight, troops, forces
  • 軍神 【ぐんしん】 god of war, war hero
  • 海兵遠征軍 【かいへいえんせいいくさ】 Marine Expeditionary Force (US)
  • 大軍 【おおいくさ】 great war, great battle

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jun1
Korean:
gun

Spanish

  • ejército
  • tropas

Portuguese

  • exército
  • força
  • tropas
  • guerra
  • batalha

French

  • armée
  • forces
  • troupes
  • guerriers
  • bataille
593 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
490 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
466 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
193 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
628 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
100 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
938 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
906 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
438 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
444 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
778 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1771 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2582 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1318 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1789 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
307 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38179 Morohashi
2080 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5943 New Nelson (John Haig)
301 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
323 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
36 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
522 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3655 2001 Kanji
2i7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
3750.6 Four corner code
1-23-19 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8ecd Unicode hex code

17 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
shrink, contract, shrivel, wrinkle, reduce
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
909 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 縮 【シュク】 wearing armour (armor), counter for suits of armour
  • 縮小 【シュクショウ】 reduction, curtailment, cut, cutback, scaling down
  • 圧縮 【アッシュク】 compression, condensing, shortening, summarizing, compression (of data)
  • 短縮 【タンシュク】 shortening, contraction, reduction, curtailment, abbreviation

Kun reading compounds

  • 縮む 【ちぢむ】 to shrink, to contract, to diminish (in size)
  • 縮まる 【ちぢまる】 to shorten, to narrow, to close, to shrink
  • 縮める 【ちぢめる】 to shorten, to reduce, to condense, to shrink, to crumple (fabric), to wrinkle, to make (one's body) smaller, to draw in (one's legs), to duck (one's head)
  • 縮れる 【ちぢれる】 to be wavy, to be curled, to be frizzled
  • 縮らす 【ちぢらす】 to curl, to crimp

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
suo1, su4
Korean:
chug

Spanish

  • acortar
  • reducir
  • restringir
  • encoger
  • contraerse
  • estar rizado
  • rizar

Portuguese

  • encolher
  • contrair
  • enrugar
  • ruga
  • reduzir

French

  • rétrécir
  • contracter
  • raccourcir
  • friser
  • réduire
904 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
893 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
924 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3608 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1142 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1646 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2813 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1110 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1162 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
884 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1558 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1790 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
955 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1290 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1348 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27815 Morohashi
1414 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4585 New Nelson (John Haig)
1336 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1434 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
999 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2778 2001 Kanji
6a11.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-11 SKIP code
2396.1 Four corner code
1-29-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7e2e Unicode hex code