Jisho

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9 strokes (also 8)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
inverted, reverse, opposite, wicked
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
683 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 逆 【ギャク】 reverse, opposite, converse (of a hypothesis, etc.), inverse (function)
  • 逆効果 【ギャクコウカ】 opposite effect, adverse effect, backfiring
  • 反逆 【ハンギャク】 treason, treachery, mutiny, rebellion, insurrection
  • 可逆 【カギャク】 reversible, invertible
  • 逆旅 【ゲキリョ】 inn
  • 逆鱗 【ゲキリン】 one's superior's anger, imperial wrath
  • 莫逆 【バクギャク】 cordial relations
  • 乱逆 【ランギャク】 rebellion

Kun reading compounds

  • 逆 【さか】 inverse, reverse
  • 逆さ 【さかさ】 inverted, upside down, reversed, back to front
  • 逆さ 【さかさ】 inverted, upside down, reversed, back to front
  • 逆さま 【さかさま】 inverted, upside down, reversed, back to front, wrong way round
  • 逆らう 【さからう】 to go against, to oppose, to disobey, to defy

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ni4
Korean:
yeog

Spanish

  • reverso
  • inverso
  • opuesto
  • ir en contra
  • oponerse
  • desobedecer

Portuguese

  • invertido
  • inverter
  • travesso
  • contrário

French

  • inverse
  • contraire
  • opposé
  • mauvais
758 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
675 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
646 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
857 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4685 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
790 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
956 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1235 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
444 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
451 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
386 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
685 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3835 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1966 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2662 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1978 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38849P Morohashi
3091 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6041 New Nelson (John Haig)
1959 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2109 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
695 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
960 2001 Kanji
2q6.8 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-6 SKIP code
3830.4 Four corner code
1-21-53 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9006 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
sex, gender, nature
Kun:
さが
On:
セイショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
104 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 性 【セイ】 nature (of a person), sex, gender, sex (i.e. sexual attraction, activity, etc.), gender, -ty, -ity, -ness, -cy
  • 性格 【セイカク】 character (of a person), personality, disposition, nature, characteristics, nature (of a thing, event, etc.)
  • 耐性 【タイセイ】 resistance (e.g. to antibiotics), tolerance (e.g. drug tolerance)
  • 社会性 【シャカイセイ】 sociality
  • 性 【ショウ】 nature, disposition, temperament, character, quality, that which does not change according to external influences
  • 性根 【ショウネ】 nature, character, disposition
  • 冷え性 【ヒエショウ】 sensitivity to cold
  • 凝り性 【コリショウ】 fastidiousness, enthusiasm for one thing, meticulousness, monomania, obsession, susceptibility for a stiffening of the shoulders

Kun reading compounds

  • 性 【さが】 one's nature, one's destiny, custom, tradition, habit, convention

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xing4
Korean:
seong

Spanish

  • sexo
  • género
  • naturaleza
  • temperamento

Portuguese

  • sexo
  • gênero
  • natureza

French

  • sexe
  • genre
  • nature
  • propriétés
645 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
745 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
723 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
199 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1666 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
280 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
535 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
564 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
98 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
98 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
421 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
811 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
357 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
222 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
266 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1572 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10478 Morohashi
299 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1822 New Nelson (John Haig)
1558 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1679 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
119 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
690 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1172 2001 Kanji
4k5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
1-1-7 SKIP code
9501.0 Four corner code
1-32-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6027 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
stone
Parts:
stone
Kun:
いし
On:
セキシャクコク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N3
342 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 石 【セキ】 counter for jewels in a watch, counter for transistors, diodes, etc. in an electronic product
  • 石材 【セキザイ】 (building) stone
  • 一石 【イッセキ】 one game (of go)
  • 投石 【トウセキ】 stone throwing
  • 石神 【シャクジン】 stone which is worshipped, image of a god in stone
  • 石南花 【シャクナゲ】 rhododendron
  • 電磁石 【デンジシャク】 electromagnet
  • 界磁石 【カイジシャク】 field magnet
  • 石 【コク】 koku, traditional unit of volume, approx. 180.4 litres, measure of a Japanese-style boat's loading capacity (approx. 278.26 liters)
  • 石高 【コクダカ】 (crop) yield, stipend (orig. assessed on the basis of a crop), salary
  • 一石 【イッコク】 one koku (measure)

Kun reading compounds

  • 石 【いし】 stone, jewel, precious stone, flint (in a lighter), stone (in go), stone (in the bladder, kidney etc.), calculus, rock (in rock-paper-scissors), stone
  • 石垣 【いしがき】 stone wall
  • 墓石 【ぼせき】 tombstone, gravestone
  • 敷石 【しきいし】 paving stone, pavement

Readings

Japanese names:
いさ、 いす、 いわ、 し、 せっく、 と
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi2, dan4
Korean:
seog

Spanish

  • piedra

Portuguese

  • pedra

French

  • pierre
44 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
72 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
45 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
276 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3176 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
102 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
763 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
172 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
78 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
78 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
102 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1397 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3689 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1884 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2564 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
114 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24024 Morohashi
2971 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3985 New Nelson (John Haig)
113 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
118 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
347 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
44 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3377 2001 Kanji
5a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-3 SKIP code
1026.0 Four corner code
1060.0 Four corner code
1-32-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
77f3 Unicode hex code

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  • 鹸化 【ケンカ】 saponification, conversion to soap
  • 逆性石鹸 【ギャクセイセッケン】 cationic soap, invert soap, positive soap
  • 液体石鹸 【エキタイセッケン】 liquid soap

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jian3
Korean:
gam

Spanish

  • salinidad
  • salmuera
  • jabón

Portuguese

French

5374 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
47576X Morohashi
7013 New Nelson (John Haig)
2867 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2880 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3s21.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-11-8 SKIP code
2868.6 Four corner code
1-24-20 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9e78 Unicode hex code