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

7 strokes (also 6)
Radical:
town (阝 right) 邑 (阝)
Parts:
home country, country, Japan
Kun:
くに
On:
ホウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
654 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 邦楽 【ホウガク】 Japanese music (esp. traditional Japanese music)
  • 邦画 【ホウガ】 Japanese film, Japanese painting
  • 東邦 【トウホウ】 Oriental country, the Orient
  • 友邦 【ユウホウ】 friendly nation

Kun reading compounds

  • 国 【くに】 country, state, region, national government, central government, home (i.e. hometown, home country), province (of Japan), land, earth

Readings

Chinese:
bang1
Korean:
bang

Spanish

  • país natal
  • país
  • tierra

Portuguese

  • Terra natal
  • país
  • Japão

French

  • pays natal
  • pays
  • Japon
1792 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1001 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4758 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1323 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1824 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
417 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
808 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
825 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1621 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
753 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1051 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
566 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
750 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1865 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39310 Morohashi
847 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6130 New Nelson (John Haig)
1848 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1991 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1146 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1444 2001 Kanji
2d4.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-3 SKIP code
1-4-2 SKIP code
5702.7 Four corner code
43-14 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
90a6 Unicode hex code