Jisho

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10 strokes (also 9)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
take along, lead, join, connect, party, gang, clique
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
30 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 連 【レン】 two reams (of paper), 1000 sheets (of paper), stanza, verse, tribe (in taxonomy), forecast (bet), bet which predicts the top 2 finishers (i.e. quinella or perfecta bet), party, company, group, set, things strung in a line, e.g. pearls, dried fish, spans of a bridge, etc., falcon
  • 連邦捜査局 【レンポウソウサキョク】 Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI
  • 労連 【ロウレン】 labour union, labor union
  • 常連 【ジョウレン】 regular customer, regular patron, frequenter, constant companion

Kun reading compounds

  • 連なる 【つらなる】 to extend, to stretch out, to stand in a row, to attend, to participate in, to enrol, to enroll, to join, to have a connection, to be related, to be linked
  • 連ねる 【つらねる】 to line up, to put in a row, to add (to a group), to accept (as a member of an organization, etc.), to join (e.g. a list), to link, to put together, to string together (e.g. compliments), to enumerate, to take along with, to bring with
  • 連れる 【つれる】 to take (someone) with one, to bring along, to go with, to be accompanied by

Readings

Japanese names:
ずれ、 つれ、 むらじ、 れ
Chinese:
lian2
Korean:
ryeon

Spanish

  • unir
  • acompañar
  • estar junto
  • grupo
  • agrupar

Portuguese

  • Levar pelo caminho
  • primazia
  • unir
  • conectar
  • partido
  • gangue
  • grupo

French

  • emmener
  • se mettre en rang
  • s'unir
  • série
  • parti
  • bande
  • clique
538 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
637 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
607 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
87 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4702 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
383 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
960 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1238 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
440 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
446 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
299 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
699 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3849 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1976 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2672 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
293 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38902P Morohashi
3103 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6062 New Nelson (John Haig)
287 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
305 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
101 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
560 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1555 2001 Kanji
2q7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-7 SKIP code
3530.0 Four corner code
47-2 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9023 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
rest, day off, retire, sleep
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
642 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 休刊 【キュウカン】 suspension of publication
  • 休暇 【キュウカ】 holiday, day off, furlough, absence (from work)
  • 帰休 【キキュウ】 leave, furlough, temporary layoff
  • 定休 【テイキュウ】 regular holiday, fixed day off, regular closing day

Kun reading compounds

  • 休む 【やすむ】 to be absent, to take a day off, to rest, to have a break, to go to bed, to (lie down to) sleep, to turn in, to retire, to stop doing some ongoing activity for a time, to suspend business
  • 休まる 【やすまる】 to be rested, to feel at ease, to repose, to be relieved
  • 休める 【やすめる】 to rest, to suspend, to give relief

Readings

Chinese:
xiu1
Korean:
hyu

Spanish

  • descanso
  • descansar
  • tomarse un descanso
  • estar descansado
  • dar descanso

Portuguese

  • descanso
  • dia desligado
  • aposentar
  • sono

French

  • repos
  • jour de repos
  • se coucher
  • dormir
61 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
80 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
13 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
583 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
380 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
153 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
13 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
233 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.6 Japanese for Busy People
60 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
60 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
138 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
64 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
56 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
36 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
37 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
974 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
440 Morohashi
52 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
142 New Nelson (John Haig)
965 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1038 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
56 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2164 2001 Kanji
2a4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-4 SKIP code
2429.0 Four corner code
21-57 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f11 Unicode hex code