Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
cart, car
Parts:
Variants:
lightly, trifling, unimportant
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
790 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 軽 【ケイ】 light (e.g. vehicle, aircraft, etc.)
  • 軽快 【ケイカイ】 light (of movements), nimble, sprightly, springy, light-hearted, cheerful, buoyant, jaunty, casual (e.g. clothing), rhythmical (e.g. melody), taking a turn for the better (of an illness), receding of symptoms, recovery, convalescence
  • 軽々 【ケイケイ】 indiscreetly, thoughtlessly, carelessly, frivolously
  • 酌量減軽 【シャクリョウゲンケイ】 reduction of punishment in the light of extenuating circumstances
  • 軽忽 【キョウコツ】 indiscreet, thoughtless, absurd, laughable, disdaining, belittling
  • 常不軽 【ジョウフキョウ】 Sadaparibhuta (bodhisattva)
  • 剽軽 【ヒョウキン】 facetious, droll, funny

Kun reading compounds

  • 軽い 【かるい】 light (i.e. not heavy), feeling light (i.e. offering little resistance, moving easily), light (i.e. of foot), effortless, nimble, agile, non-serious, minor, unimportant, trivial, slight, small, gentle, soft, easy, lighthearted (e.g. joke), easy, simple, indiscriminate
  • 軽石 【かるいし】 pumice stone
  • 軽やか 【かろやか】 light, easy, non-serious, minor
  • 軽んじる 【かろんじる】 to look down on, to make light of

Readings

Chinese:
qing1
Korean:
gyeong

Spanish

  • ligero
  • insignificante
  • poco serio
  • fácil

Portuguese

  • ligeiramente
  • insignificante
  • sem importância

French

  • léger
  • insignifiant
  • sans importance
387 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
287 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
269 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
650 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4620 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
598 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
258 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1657 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
547 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
556 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
116 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1775 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1909 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1015 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1372 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
724 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38281 Morohashi
1515 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5953 New Nelson (John Haig)
717 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
774 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
395 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1572 2001 Kanji
7c5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-5 SKIP code
5701.4 Four corner code
23-58 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8efd Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
dark, profound
Parts:
Variants:
ratio, rate, proportion, %, factor, lead, spearhead, command
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
383 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 卒爾 【ソツジ】 abrupt, sudden
  • 卒然 【ソツゼン】 sudden, unexpected, unannounced, abrupt
  • 短慮軽率 【タンリョケイソツ】 impulsive and imprudent, rash and unthinking
  • 兜率 【トソツ】 Tusita (heaven, pure land)
  • 率 【リツ】 rate, ratio, proportion, percentage
  • 率を定める 【リツヲサダメル】 to fix the rate
  • 倍率 【バイリツ】 magnification, leverage, amplification, scaling factor, scale factor, acceptance rate, pass rate (of an exam, etc.)
  • 定率 【テイリツ】 fixed rate

Kun reading compounds

  • 率いる 【ひきいる】 to lead, to spearhead (a group), to command (troops)

Readings

Chinese:
lu:4, shuai4, shuo4
Korean:
sol, ryul

Spanish

  • proporción
  • tasa
  • dirigir
  • mandar
  • verdad
  • franqueza
  • indiscreción
  • liderar
  • encabezar

Portuguese

  • razão
  • valor
  • proporção
  • %
  • coeficiente
  • fator

French

  • taux
  • rapport
  • proportion
  • %
  • coefficient
  • facteur
878 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
767 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
803 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
553 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
319 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
808 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
731 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2040 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
788 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
802 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
615 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1312 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2625 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1343 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1820 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1753 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20817P Morohashi
2118 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3618 New Nelson (John Haig)
1737 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1874 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
742 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
455 2001 Kanji
2j9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-9 SKIP code
2-9-2 SKIP code
0040.3 Four corner code
46-8 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7387 Unicode hex code