Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
Variants:
coin, .01 yen, money
Kun:
ぜにすき
On:
センゼン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
1008 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 銭 【セン】 hundredth of a yen, coin made of non-precious materials, one-thousandth of a kan (as a unit of currency), one-thousandth of a kan (as a unit of mass)
  • 銭湯 【セントウ】 public bath, bathhouse
  • 間銭 【アイセン】 handling fee, commission
  • 追い銭 【オイセン】 money paid in addition

Kun reading compounds

  • 銭 【ぜに】 round coin with a (square) hole in the center, coin made of non-precious materials, money
  • 銭葵 【ぜにあおい】 common mallow (Malva sylvestris var. mauritiana)
  • 身銭 【みぜに】 one's own money
  • 日銭 【ひぜに】 daily income in cash, money paid by daily installments, money paid by daily instalments

Readings

Chinese:
qian2
Korean:
jeon

Spanish

  • moneda
  • dinero
  • céntimo de yen

Portuguese

  • moeda
  • .01 iene
  • dinheiro

French

  • piécette
  • monnaie
  • 1 centime de yen
656 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
757 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
734 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1097 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4851 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
843 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1849 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2160 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
648 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
659 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1598 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1819 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2159 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1136 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1537 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
374 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40413 Morohashi
1725 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6264 New Nelson (John Haig)
368 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
394 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
794 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2859 2001 Kanji
8a6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-6 SKIP code
8315.0 Four corner code
1-33-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
92ad Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
second 乛 (乙, ⺄, 乚)
Parts:
Variants:
tortoise, turtle
Kun:
かめ
On:
キュウキン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1353 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 亀裂 【キレツ】 crack, crevice, fissure, chap, rift
  • 亀甲 【キッコウ】 tortoise shell
  • 霊亀 【レイキ】 mysterious turtle (an omen of good luck), Reiki era (715.9.2-717.11.17)
  • 宝亀 【ホウキ】 Hōki era (770.10.1-781.1.1)

Kun reading compounds

  • 亀 【かめ】 tortoise, turtle, heavy drinker, turtle crest, turtle mon
  • 亀綾 【かめあや】 high-quality glossy white habutai silk, raw silk twill fabric with fine diamond pattern
  • お亀 【おかめ】 homely woman (esp. one with a small low nose, high flat forehead, and bulging cheeks), plain woman, soba in soup with slices of boiled fish paste, shiitake mushrooms, greens, seaweed, etc.
  • 出歯亀 【でばかめ】 voyeur, Peeping Tom

Readings

Japanese names:
ひさ、 ひさし
Chinese:
gui1, jun1, qiu1
Korean:
gwi, gyun

Spanish

  • tortuga

Portuguese

French

  • tortue
1288 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5445 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1921 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1531 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2284 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1889 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2637 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1346 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1826 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
540 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
210 Morohashi
2128 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
62 New Nelson (John Haig)
534 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
573 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2n9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-9 SKIP code
4-11-4 SKIP code
2771.6 Four corner code
1-21-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e80 Unicode hex code