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

13 strokes
Radical:
dish
Parts:
alliance, oath
On:
メイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
587 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 盟友 【メイユウ】 sworn friend
  • 盟主 【メイシュ】 leader (of an alliance), leading power
  • 期成同盟 【キセイドウメイ】 association formed to carry out an objective
  • 締盟 【テイメイ】 forming an alliance, conclusion of a treaty of alliance

Readings

Chinese:
meng2, ming2
Korean:
maeng

Spanish

  • juramento
  • promesa
  • pacto
  • alianza

Portuguese

  • aliança
  • juramento

French

  • alliance
  • serment
873 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
991 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
979 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
775 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3119 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
739 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1555 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
717 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
730 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
923 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1373 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3468 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1787 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2434 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1462 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
23024 Morohashi
2794 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3899 New Nelson (John Haig)
1450 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1558 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
968 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3874 2001 Kanji
5h8.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-5 SKIP code
6710.7 Four corner code
44-33 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
76df Unicode hex code