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 (also 7 and 9)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
(used phonetically)
On:
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
2160 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 迦具土神 【カグツチノカミ】 Kagutsuchi, fire deity who burned to death his mother Izanami during childbirth (and was therefore beheaded by his father Izanagi)
  • 迦葉仏 【カショウブツ】 Kassapa Buddha, Kasyapa Buddha, Kashyapa Buddha
  • 釈迦 【シャカ】 Gautama Buddha, Shakyamuni, the historical Buddha
  • 波波迦 【ハハカ】 Japanese bird cherry (Prunus grayana)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jia1
Korean:
ga

Spanish

  • sonido "ka" en sánscrito

Portuguese

French

4673 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
999 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3982 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2767 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
38789X Morohashi
6027 New Nelson (John Haig)
2959 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2966 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2q5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-5 SKIP code
3-4-5 SKIP code
3630.0 Four corner code
1-18-64 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8fe6 Unicode hex code

2 strokes
Radical:
ten, complete
Parts:
ten
Kun:
とお
On:
ジュウジッジュッ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
8 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 十 【ジュウ】 ten, 10, ten years of age, book containing a collection of poems
  • 十一 【ジュウイチ】 eleven, 11, jack (playing card), Hodgson's hawk-cuckoo (Cuculus fugax), Horsfield's hawk cuckoo
  • 90 【キュウジュウ】 ninety, 90
  • 釈迦十 【シャカジュウ】 10 of batons (in mekuri karuta)
  • 十種競技 【ジッシュキョウギ】 decathlon
  • 十指 【ジッシ】 the ten fingers
  • 十指 【ジッシ】 the ten fingers
  • 十回 【ジッカイ】 ten times

Kun reading compounds

  • 十 【じゅう】 ten, 10, ten years of age, book containing a collection of poems
  • 10日 【とおか】 10th day of the month, ten days
  • 釈迦十 【しゃかじゅう】 10 of batons (in mekuri karuta)
  • 十 【じゅう】 ten, 10, ten years of age, book containing a collection of poems
  • 10日 【とおか】 10th day of the month, ten days
  • 算盤 【そろばん】 abacus, soroban, calculation (esp. of profit and loss), reckoning

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 か、 ぎ、 さ、 し、 そ、 そう、 ち、 とう、 ね、 ま、 る、 わ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi2
Korean:
sib

Spanish

  • diez
  • 10

Portuguese

  • dez

French

  • dix
10 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
10 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
33 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
5 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
768 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
12 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
25 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
18 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
12 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
12 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
10 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
239 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4172 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2110 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2855 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
10 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2695 Morohashi
3365 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
598 New Nelson (John Haig)
10 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
10 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
22 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
6 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1455 2001 Kanji
2k0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-2-3 SKIP code
4000.0 Four corner code
1-29-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5341 Unicode hex code