Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
Variants:
iron
Kun:
くろがね
On:
テツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
672 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 鉄 【テツ】 iron (Fe), strong and hard (as iron), railway, railway enthusiast
  • 鉄製 【テッセイ】 made of iron
  • 国鉄 【コクテツ】 national railway (esp. former Japan National Railways)
  • 新日本製鐵 【シンニッポンセイテツ】 Nippon Steel Corporation

Kun reading compounds

  • 黒金 【くろがね】 iron

Readings

Japanese names:
けん、 てっ
Chinese:
tie3
Korean:
cheol

Spanish

  • hierro
  • acero

Portuguese

  • ferro

French

  • fer
283 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
374 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
353 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
327 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4844 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
242 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
976 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1948 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
312 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
312 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
147 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1814 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2147 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1126 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1527 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
854 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40285 Morohashi
1711 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6253 New Nelson (John Haig)
846 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
909 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
449 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
422 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2863 2001 Kanji
8a5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-5 SKIP code
8513.0 Four corner code
1-37-20 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9244 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
Variants:
muscle, sinew, tendon, fiber, plot, plan, descent
Kun:
すじ
On:
キン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
744 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 筋 【キン】 muscle
  • 筋肉 【キンニク】 muscle
  • 心筋 【シンキン】 heart muscle, myocardium
  • 鉄筋 【テッキン】 rebar, (iron) reinforcing bar, reinforcing steel, reinforced concrete

Kun reading compounds

  • 筋 【すじ】 muscle, tendon, sinew, vein, artery, fiber, fibre, string, line, stripe, streak, reason, logic, plot, storyline, lineage, descent, school (e.g. of scholarship or arts), aptitude, talent, source (of information, etc.), circle, channel, well-informed person (in a transaction), logical move (in go, shogi, etc.), ninth vertical line, seam on a helmet, gristly fish paste (made of muscle, tendons, skin, etc.), social position, status, on (a river, road, etc.), along, counter for long thin things, counter for roads or blocks when giving directions, (Edo period) counter for hundreds of mon (obsolete unit of currency)
  • 筋書き 【すじがき】 synopsis, outline, plot
  • 粗筋 【あらすじ】 outline, summary, argument
  • 売れ筋 【うれすじ】 popular line (of products), best-selling line, hot sellers

Readings

Chinese:
jin1
Korean:
geun

Spanish

  • músculo
  • tendón
  • fibra
  • trama
  • argumento
  • linaje

Portuguese

  • músculo
  • tendão
  • nervo
  • fibra
  • desenho
  • plano
  • descendência

French

  • muscle
  • tendon
  • fibre
  • veine
  • intrigue
  • lignée
  • raison
854 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
843 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
713 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3395 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1137 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1603 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1090 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1141 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1059 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1476 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3319 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1719 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2337 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
950 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25994 Morohashi
2678 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4286 New Nelson (John Haig)
941 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1012 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
942 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2345 2001 Kanji
6f6.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-6 SKIP code
8822.7 Four corner code
1-22-58 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7b4b Unicode hex code

10 strokes (also 9)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
create, make, structure, physique
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
429 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 造語 【ゾウゴ】 coined word, coinage, neologism
  • 造形 【ゾウケイ】 molding, moulding, shaping, modelling (i.e. plastic arts), modeling
  • 変造 【ヘンゾウ】 alteration, defacement, debasement, falsification, forgery
  • 捏造 【ネツゾウ】 fabrication, forgery, falsehood, hoax

Kun reading compounds

  • 作る 【つくる】 to make, to produce, to manufacture, to build, to construct, to prepare (food), to brew (alcohol), to raise, to grow, to cultivate, to train, to till, to draw up (a document), to make out, to prepare, to write, to create (an artistic work, etc.), to compose, to coin (a phrase), to organize, to organise, to establish, to found, to have (a child), to make up (one's face, etc.), to fabricate (an excuse, etc.), to give a (false) appearance, to feign (a smile, etc.), to put on a show of emotion, to form (a line, etc.), to set (a record), to commit (a sin, etc.)
  • 作り 【つくり】 making, producing, manufacturing, building, construction, make, structure, appearance (attire, make-up, etc.), build, physique, sashimi, forced (smile, etc.)
  • 作り上げる 【つくりあげる】 to build up, to complete, to construct, to create, to put together, to make up, to fabricate, to invent, to cook up
  • 塚造 【つかつくり】 megapode (any bird of family Megapodiidae, incl. brush turkeys and mallee fowl), mound builder

Readings

Japanese names:
ずくり、 づくり、 み
Chinese:
zao4
Korean:
jo

Spanish

  • edificio
  • crear
  • construir

Portuguese

  • criar
  • fazer
  • estrutura
  • psique

French

  • créer
  • fabriquer
  • structure
  • physique
  • maquillage
662 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
761 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
739 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
460 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4701 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
551 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
959 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1236 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
691 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
704 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
965 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
692 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3856 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1983 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2679 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
287 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38898P Morohashi
3110 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6061 New Nelson (John Haig)
281 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
299 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
441 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
717 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2477 2001 Kanji
2q7.11 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-7 SKIP code
3430.6 Four corner code
1-34-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9020 Unicode hex code