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

Speed

Stroke order

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

10 strokes
Radical:
bone
Parts:
skeleton, bone, remains, frame
Kun:
ほね
On:
コツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
936 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 骨 【コツ】 knack, skill, trick, secret, know-how, the ropes, hang, bone, skeleton, cremated remains (esp. the bones), ashes
  • 骨髄 【コツズイ】 bone marrow, medulla, true spirit, one's mind
  • 白骨 【ハッコツ】 white (bleached) bone, skeleton
  • 鉄骨 【テッコツ】 steel frame, steel beam, steel girder

Kun reading compounds

  • 骨 【ほね】 bone, frame, outline, core, backbone, spirit, fortitude, laborious, troublesome, difficult
  • 骨抜き 【ほねぬき】 boning (fish or meat), deboning, watering down (a plan, bill, etc.), dilution, emasculation, taking the backbone out of, weakening
  • 河骨 【こうほね】 Japanese spatterdock (species of water lily, Nuphar japonica)
  • 水母の骨 【くらげのほね】 something that one would not expect to exist, something exceedingly rare, jellyfish bones

Readings

Chinese:
gu3, gu1, gu2
Korean:
gol

Spanish

  • hueso
  • esqueleto

Portuguese

  • esqueleto
  • osso
  • permanecer
  • moldura

French

  • os
  • squelette
  • restes
  • charpente
877 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
867 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1081 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5236 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
971 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1017 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1213 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1266 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1340 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1104 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1922 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3288 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1699 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2310 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1297 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
45098 Morohashi
2654 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6784 New Nelson (John Haig)
1288 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1383 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
899 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3646 2001 Kanji
4b6.14 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-4 SKIP code
7722.7 Four corner code
1-25-92 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9aa8 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

Stroke order

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