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:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
Variants:
continue, series, sequel
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
141 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 続 【ゾク】 continuation, sequel
  • 続出 【ゾクシュツ】 appearing one after another, cropping up one after another, occurring in succession
  • 断続 【ダンゾク】 intermittent
  • 持続 【ジゾク】 continuation, persisting, lasting, sustaining, enduring
  • 続 【ゾク】 continuation, sequel
  • 続日本紀 【ショクニホンギ】 Shoku Nihongi (second of the six classical Japanese history texts)

Kun reading compounds

  • 続く 【つづく】 to continue, to last, to go on, to continue (without a break), to be unbroken, to occur again and again, to lead to, to connect to, to adjoin, to come after, to follow, to succeed, to rank next to, to hold out, to keep, to last
  • 続ける 【つづける】 to continue, to keep up, to keep on

Readings

Japanese names:
つぐ
Chinese:
xu4
Korean:
sog

Spanish

  • continuación
  • serie
  • secuela
  • continuar
  • seguir

Portuguese

  • continuar
  • série
  • sequela
  • sequência

French

  • continuer
  • série
  • suite
456 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
563 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
536 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
214 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3544 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
548 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
821 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2334 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.17 Japanese for Busy People
243 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
243 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
211 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1539 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1722 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
921 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1244 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1357 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27533 Morohashi
1362 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4500 New Nelson (John Haig)
1345 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1445 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
400 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
609 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2757 2001 Kanji
6a7.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-7 SKIP code
2491.2 Four corner code
34-19 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d9a Unicode hex code