Jisho

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9 strokes (also 8)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
chase, drive away, follow, pursue, meanwhile
Kun:
お.う
On:
ツイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
411 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 追及 【ツイキュウ】 investigation (e.g. into someone's guilt), questioning, pressing, hounding, pinning down, catching up, overtaking
  • 追加 【ツイカ】 addition, supplement, appending, appendix
  • 訴追 【ソツイ】 prosecution, indictment, impeachment
  • 猛追 【モウツイ】 hot pursuit, hot chase

Kun reading compounds

  • 追う 【おう】 to chase, to run after, to pursue, to follow after, to follow (a set order, a trend, etc.), to drive out, to get rid of, to oust, to expel, to drive (e.g. a herd), to be pressed (e.g. for time)

Readings

Japanese names:
おい
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhui1
Korean:
chu, toe

Spanish

  • perseguir
  • ahuyentar
  • expulsar
  • desterrar
  • despedir

Portuguese

  • caçar
  • afastar
  • seguir
  • perseguir
  • umquanto isso

French

  • pourchasser
  • chasser
  • suivre
  • poursuivre
  • pendant ce temps (à suivre)
280 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
370 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
350 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
398 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4686 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
746 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
953 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
993 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1174 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1232 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
966 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
688 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3840 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1971 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2667 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1276 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38836P Morohashi
3096 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6042 New Nelson (John Haig)
1268 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1359 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
339 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
877 2001 Kanji
2q6.4 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-6 SKIP code
3730.7 Four corner code
1-36-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8ffd Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
rap 攴 (攵)
Parts:
set free, release, fire, shoot, emit, banish, liberate
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
288 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 放火 【ホウカ】 arson, setting fire
  • 放映 【ホウエイ】 televising, broadcasting, airing
  • 豪放 【ゴウホウ】 largehearted, frank, unaffected
  • 性解放 【セイカイホウ】 sexual liberation, emancipation from gender restrictions

Kun reading compounds

  • 放す 【はなす】 to release, to let go, to free, to set free, to let loose, to turn loose, to add (pieces of eggplant, potato, etc.) to water, broth, etc.
  • 放つ 【はなつ】 to fire (gun, arrow, questions, etc.), to shoot, to hit (e.g. baseball), to break wind, to set free, to release, to let loose, to emit (e.g. light), to give off (e.g. a scent), to send out (a person to carry out a duty), to set fire to
  • 放れる 【はなれる】 to get free (from), to be freed, to be released
  • 放く 【こく】 to let loose (e.g. a fart), to utter (e.g. a lie), to do
  • 放る 【ほうる】 to throw, to fling, to hurl, to toss, to neglect, to abandon, to leave alone, to give up on, to leave undone, to leave unfinished

Readings

Japanese names:
はなれ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fang4
Korean:
bang

Spanish

  • dejar libre
  • soltar
  • liberar
  • emitir
  • separarse
  • abandonar

Portuguese

  • libertar
  • liberação
  • fogo
  • disparar
  • emitir
  • banir
  • liberar

French

  • libérer
  • relâcher
  • renvoyer
  • enflammer
  • bannir
  • émettre
512 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
414 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
391 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
282 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2084 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
287 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
585 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
606 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
512 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
521 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
723 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
935 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1058 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
570 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
754 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
507 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13133 Morohashi
853 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2333 New Nelson (John Haig)
496 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
535 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
325 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
314 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
466 2001 Kanji
4h4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
0824.0 Four corner code
1-42-92 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
653e Unicode hex code