Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
cart, car
Parts:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1269 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 軟 【ナン】 soft
  • 軟化 【ナンカ】 softening, softening (of attitude), mollification, weakening (of the market), blanching (e.g. of vegetables; by depriving of light)
  • 硬軟 【コウナン】 hardness and softness, hard line and moderate line

Kun reading compounds

  • 柔らか 【やわらか】 soft, tender, limp, subdued (colour or light) (color), gentle, meek
  • 柔らかい 【やわらかい】 soft, tender, pliant, supple, limber, limp, gentle, mild, mellow, informal, light, flexible (e.g. thinking)
  • 柔らかい 【やわらかい】 soft, tender, pliant, supple, limber, limp, gentle, mild, mellow, informal, light, flexible (e.g. thinking)
  • 柔らかい文章 【やわらかいぶんしょう】 informal style

Readings

Chinese:
ruan3
Korean:
yeon

Spanish

  • suave
  • flojo
  • débil

Portuguese

  • macio

French

  • mou
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940 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1788 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1922 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1308 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1774 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1871 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
994 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1345 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
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1479 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5947 New Nelson (John Haig)
470 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
509 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1489 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1562 2001 Kanji
7c4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-4 SKIP code
5708.2 Four corner code
1-38-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8edf Unicode hex code