8 strokes (also 7)
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
mention, state, speak, relate
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
379 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers


Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 述 【ジュツ】 dictation, verbal statement
  • 述語 【ジュツゴ】 predicate, predicate
  • 詳述 【ショウジュツ】 detailed explanation
  • 公述 【コウジュツ】 speaking at a public hearing

Kun reading compounds

  • 述べる 【のべる】 to state, to express, to say, to tell, to mention


Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):


  • mencionar
  • expresar
  • contar


  • Mencionar
  • explanar
  • falar


  • mentionner
  • déclarer
  • parler
  • raconter
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731 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
707 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
736 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4675 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
770 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
951 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
748 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
968 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1000 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
963 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
682 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3816 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1954 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2648 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1538 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38803P Morohashi
3075 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6030 New Nelson (John Haig)
1524 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1643 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
686 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1464 2001 Kanji
2q5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-5 SKIP code
3-2-5 SKIP code
3330.9 Four corner code
1-29-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8ff0 Unicode hex code