Jisho

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退

9 strokes (also 8)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
retreat, withdraw, retire, resign, repel, expel, reject
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
424 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 退院 【タイイン】 leaving hospital, discharge from hospital
  • 退屈 【タイクツ】 tedium, boredom, dullness, to feel bored, to get bored with, to get tired of
  • 引退 【インタイ】 retirement
  • 辞退 【ジタイ】 declining, refusal, nonacceptance, turning down, withdrawal (e.g. of candidacy), pulling out (e.g. of a race), excusing oneself

Kun reading compounds

  • 退く 【しりぞく】 to step back, to move back, to retreat, to withdraw (from the presence of a superior), to leave, to exit, to resign, to retire, to quit, to concede
  • 退ける 【しりぞける】 to repel, to drive away, to repulse, to reject
  • 退く 【ひく】 to move back, to draw back, to recede, to lessen, to subside, to ebb, to go down (e.g. of swelling), to resign, to retire, to quit
  • 退く 【どく】 to step aside, to move (i.e. out of the way), to make way, to resign, to retire, to quit, to secede
  • 退ける 【のける】 to put something out of the way, to move (something, someone) aside, to remove, to exclude, to take away, to set aside, to keep apart, to remove (someone) from the group, to shun, to do well despite difficulties, to accomplish despite adversity, to do resolutely, to do boldly
  • 退く 【どく】 to step aside, to move (i.e. out of the way), to make way, to resign, to retire, to quit, to secede

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tui4
Korean:
toe

Spanish

  • retroceder
  • retirarse
  • renunciar
  • dimitir
  • destruir
  • negar
  • rechazar
  • rehusar

Portuguese

  • retirada
  • sacar
  • retirar
  • pedir demissão
  • repelir
  • expelir
  • rejeitar

French

  • retraite
  • se retirer
  • démissionner
  • repousser
  • exclure
  • rejeter
839 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
769 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
746 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
613 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4684 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
459 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
954 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1236A Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
846 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
865 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
348 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
687 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3838 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1969 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2665 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1477 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38839P Morohashi
3094 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6040 New Nelson (John Haig)
1465 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1575 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
703 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3865 2001 Kanji
2q6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-6 SKIP code
3730.3 Four corner code
1-34-64 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9000 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
kneel
Parts:
Variants:
instead, on the contrary, rather, step back, withdraw, retreat
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
959 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 冷却 【レイキャク】 cooling, refrigeration
  • 売却 【バイキャク】 selling off, disposal by sale, sale

Kun reading compounds

  • 却って 【かえって】 on the contrary, rather, instead, all the more
  • 退ける 【しりぞける】 to repel, to drive away, to repulse, to reject

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
que4
Korean:
gag

Spanish

  • retirarse
  • echarse atrás
  • rechazar

Portuguese

  • ao invés
  • ao contrário
  • melhor

French

  • au lieu de
  • au contraire
  • plutôt
1145 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1252 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
808 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1680 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1114 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1783 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1915 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1616 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
252 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1436 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
761 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1034 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1407 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2856 Morohashi
1118 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
631 New Nelson (John Haig)
1395 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1497 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1101 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1444 2001 Kanji
2e5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-2 SKIP code
4772.0 Four corner code
1-21-49 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5374 Unicode hex code