Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
dull, slow, foolish, blunt
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1574 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 鈍 【ドン】 dull, slow, stupid, dull-brained
  • 鈍化 【ドンカ】 becoming dull, slowing down
  • 焼鈍 【ショウドン】 annealing
  • 愚鈍 【グドン】 stupidity, silliness, asininity, imbecility, dim-wittedness

Kun reading compounds

  • 鈍い 【にぶい】 dull (e.g. a knife), blunt, thickheaded, obtuse, stupid, dull (sound, color, etc.), dim (light), slow, sluggish, inert, lethargic, insensitive, dull (e.g. reflexes), unperceptive, unfeeling
  • 鈍い音 【にぶいおと】 dull sound, muffled sound
  • 鈍る 【にぶる】 to become blunt, to grow dull, to become less capable, to weaken, to falter
  • 鈍る 【にぶる】 to become blunt, to grow dull, to become less capable, to weaken, to falter
  • 鈍ら 【なまくら】 blunt (e.g. sword), dull, lazy, cowardly, good for nothing

Readings

Chinese:
dun4
Korean:
dun

Spanish

  • torpe
  • pesado
  • embotado
  • obtuso
  • embotarse
  • atascarse

Portuguese

  • tolo
  • lento
  • estúpido
  • embotado
  • sem corte

French

  • émoussé
  • lent
  • bête
1671 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1731 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4830 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1388 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
975 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1943 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
966 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
997 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1372 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1811 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2123 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1108 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1507 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1509 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40219 Morohashi
1689 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6235 New Nelson (John Haig)
1495 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1611 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1597 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2856 2001 Kanji
8a4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-4 SKIP code
8511.7 Four corner code
1-38-63 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
920d Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
gate
Parts:
Variants:
interval, space
Kun:
あいだあい
On:
カンケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
33 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 間 【カン】 interval, period of time, among, between, inter-, good opportunity, chance, estrangement, discord, alienation, spy, secret agent
  • 間隔 【カンカク】 space, interval, space character, whitespace
  • 短期間 【タンキカン】 short term, short time
  • 右中間 【ウチュウカン】 between right and center fielders (centre)
  • 間 【ケン】 ken (6 shaku, approx. 1.818 m), counter used to number the gaps between pillars
  • 間数 【ケンスウ】 number of ken (in length or breadth)
  • 世間 【セケン】 world, society, people, the public
  • 六百間 【ロッピャッケン】 roppyakken (type of hanafuda game)

Kun reading compounds

  • 間 【あいだ】 space (between), gap, interval, distance, stretch, period of time (during, while), duration, interval, between (two parties or things), among (a group), relations (between), relationship, midpoint, average, halfway, middle ground, due to, because of
  • 間中 【あいだじゅう】 during
  • 候間 【そうろうあいだ】 as ...
  • ついこの間 【ついこのあいだ】 just the other day, quite recently
  • 間 【ま】 time, pause, space, room
  • 間際 【まぎわ】 the point just before, the point of doing, the verge of happening
  • 茶の間 【ちゃのま】 living room (Japanese-style)
  • 床の間 【とこのま】 tokonoma (alcove where art or flowers are displayed)
  • 間 【あいだ】 space (between), gap, interval, distance, stretch, period of time (during, while), duration, interval, between (two parties or things), among (a group), relations (between), relationship, midpoint, average, halfway, middle ground, due to, because of
  • 間中 【あいだじゅう】 during
  • 波間 【なみま】 interval between the waves, gap between waves
  • 幕間 【まくあい】 intermission (between acts), interlude

Readings

Japanese names:
ちか、 は、 はざ、 はし
Chinese:
jian1, jian4
Korean:
gan

Spanish

  • intervalo
  • espacio
  • habitación

Portuguese

  • intervalo
  • espaço

French

  • intervalle
  • espace
58 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
100 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
92 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
27 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4949 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
174 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
96 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1822 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
43 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
43 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
161 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1841 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4122 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2094 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2836 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1634 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41249 Morohashi
3323 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6391 New Nelson (John Haig)
1620 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1747 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
31 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
215 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3878 2001 Kanji
8e4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-8-4 SKIP code
7760.7 Four corner code
1-20-54 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9593 Unicode hex code