Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
divide, distinguish, choose
Parts:
Variants:
explanation
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1097 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 釈明 【シャクメイ】 explanation, vindication
  • 釈放 【シャクホウ】 release, liberation, acquittal
  • 保釈 【ホシャク】 bail, releasing on bail
  • 講釈 【コウシャク】 explanation (of a text, phrase, etc.), lecture, exposition, explanation (in a pompous fashion), (long-winded) lecture, storytelling
  • 釈然 【シャクゼン】 fully satisfied (with an explanation, apology, etc.), happy, cleared of doubt

Readings

Japanese names:
しゃ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi4
Korean:
seog

Spanish

  • explicación
  • interpretación
  • perdón
  • abreviatura de Buda

Portuguese

  • explicação

French

  • explication
  • justification
802 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
885 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1214 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4809 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
660 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1841 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1395 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
595 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
605 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
763 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1800 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1876 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
997 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1349 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1927 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40120P Morohashi
1484 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6203 New Nelson (John Haig)
1908 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2057 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1494 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2262 2001 Kanji
6b5.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-4 SKIP code
2798.7 Four corner code
1-28-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
91c8 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
eight
Parts:
code, ceremony, law, rule
Kun:
ふみのり
On:
テンデン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
1055 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 典 【テン】 ceremony, celebration, law code
  • 典型 【テンケイ】 type, pattern, model, epitome, exemplar, archetype, perfect example
  • 国語辞典 【コクゴジテン】 Japanese-language dictionary, dictionary of a national language
  • 拉丁 【ラテン】 Latin (language), Latin-American, Latin, Latino, Latin (i.e. relating to the literature, culture, etc. of ancient Rome), Roman
  • 香典 【コウデン】 gift brought to a funeral (usu. money), funeral offering, condolence gift, incense money
  • 外典 【ガイテン】 Apocrypha (i.e. as opposed to the Biblical canon), non-Buddhist writings (esp. Confucian writings)

Kun reading compounds

  • 法 【のり】 rule, law, regulation, model, pattern, teachings of Buddha, Buddhist doctrine, transverse measurement, measurement across, side-slope, slope

Readings

Japanese names:
すけ、 つね、 の
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dian3
Korean:
jeon

Spanish

  • escrito
  • ceremonia
  • ley
  • regla

Portuguese

  • código
  • cerimônia
  • lei
  • regra

French

  • code
  • cérémonie
  • loi
  • règle
680 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
579 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
552 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
956 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
588 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
640 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1077 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
733 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
367 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
368 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
630 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
157 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3253 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1680 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2283 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1844 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1474 Morohashi
2627 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
375 New Nelson (John Haig)
1827 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1969 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
512 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1961 2001 Kanji
2o6.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-2 SKIP code
5580.1 Four corner code
1-37-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5178 Unicode hex code