Jisho

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12 strokes (also 11)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
Variants:
slow, late, back, later
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
833 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 遅々 【チチ】 slow, lagging, tardy
  • 遅延 【チエン】 delay, latency
  • 棲遅 【セイチ】 living in tranquility, retiring to the countryside, retirement house
  • 巧遅 【コウチ】 elaborate but slow execution, polished but slow work

Kun reading compounds

  • 遅れる 【おくれる】 to be late, to be delayed, to fall behind schedule, to be overdue, to fall behind (in a race, one's studies, etc.), to lag behind, to be behind (the times), to be bereaved of, to be preceded by (someone) in death, to be slow (of a clock or watch)
  • 遅らす 【おくらす】 to delay, to postpone, to slow down, to retard
  • 遅い 【おそい】 slow, time-consuming, sluggish, late (in the day), towards the end (of the day or night), until a time far into the day or night, later (than expected or usual), late, behind schedule, behind time, tardy, overdue, unpunctual, too late, having missed the boat, dull, stupid

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chi2
Korean:
ji

Spanish

  • despacio
  • tarde
  • llegar tarde
  • retrasar
  • retrasado

Portuguese

  • atrasado
  • lento
  • costas
  • mais tarde

French

  • retard
  • lent
  • précédent
  • plus tard
1574 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
884 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4722 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1090 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
961 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1807 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.17 Japanese for Busy People
702 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
715 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
118 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
709 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3887 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1999 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2700 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1076 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38989P Morohashi
3133 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6089 New Nelson (John Haig)
1067 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1148 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1594 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3755 2001 Kanji
2q9.17 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-9 SKIP code
3730.4 Four corner code
1-35-57 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9045 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
early, fast
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
402 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 早急 【ソウキュウ】 immediate, prompt, quick, rapid, urgent, pressing
  • 早期 【ソウキ】 early stage
  • 時期早々 【ジキソウソウ】 premature
  • 尚早 【ショウソウ】 prematurity
  • 早急 【ソウキュウ】 immediate, prompt, quick, rapid, urgent, pressing
  • 早速 【サッソク】 at once, immediately, without delay, promptly

Kun reading compounds

  • 早い 【はやい】 fast, quick, hasty, brisk, early (in the day, etc.), premature, (too) soon, not yet, (too) early, easy, simple, quick
  • 早いこと 【はやいこと】 quickly
  • 早 【はや】 already, now, by this time, quick, early, fast, rapid
  • 甲矢 【はや】 arrow with feathers that curve to the left (the first of two arrows to be fired)
  • 早々 【はやはや】 quickly
  • なる早 【なるはや】 as soon as possible, ASAP
  • 早まる 【はやまる】 to be brought forward (e.g. by three hours), to be moved up, to be advanced, to be hasty, to be rash, to quicken, to speed up, to gather speed
  • 早める 【はやめる】 to bring forward (e.g. by 3 hours), to advance, to hasten (e.g. one's death), to expedite, to precipitate, to quicken (e.g. one's step), to speed up, to accelerate

Readings

Japanese names:
さか、 さわ、 そ、 わ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zao3
Korean:
jo

Spanish

  • temprano
  • rápido
  • pronto
  • apresurarse
  • precipitarse
  • acelerar

Portuguese

  • cedo
  • rápido

French

  • tôt
  • rapide
104 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
56 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
50 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
259 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2100 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
117 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
185 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
295 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.6 Japanese for Busy People
248 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
248 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
117 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
966 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3042 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1549 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2120 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
26 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13742 Morohashi
2390 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2419 New Nelson (John Haig)
26 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
26 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
409 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
55 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3855 2001 Kanji
4c2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-2 SKIP code
6040.0 Four corner code
1-33-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
65e9 Unicode hex code