Jisho

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16 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
steel
Kun:
はがね
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1246 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 鋼 【ハガネ】 steel
  • 鋼材 【コウザイ】 steel material
  • 粗鋼 【ソコウ】 crude steel
  • 製鋼 【セイコウ】 steel manufacture

Kun reading compounds

  • 鋼 【はがね】 steel
  • 鋼色 【はがねいろ】 steel blue
  • 玉鋼 【たまはがね】 steel made from iron sand or black sand (used in sword blades)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gang1, gang4
Korean:
gang

Spanish

  • acero

Portuguese

  • aço

French

  • acier
874 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
864 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
867 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4883 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1509 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1851 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1608 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1715 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1337 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1825 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2183 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1145 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1551 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1981 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40509 Morohashi
1740 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6302 New Nelson (John Haig)
1962 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2113 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
992 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2853 2001 Kanji
8a8.20 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-8 SKIP code
8712.0 Four corner code
1-25-61 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
92fc Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
cord, rope, searching, inquiring
On:
サク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1127 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 索 【サク】 rope, cord
  • 索引 【サクイン】 index (in a book)
  • 模索 【モサク】 groping (for), fumbling around (for), searching (for an answer, solution, etc.), trying to find
  • 神経索 【シンケイサク】 nerve cord

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
suo3
Korean:
sag, saeg

Spanish

  • soga
  • cordón
  • cuerda
  • buscar
  • disperso

Portuguese

  • corda
  • cabo

French

  • câble
  • corde
  • chercher (index)
1299 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1155 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
782 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1762 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1625 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1703 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1059 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1104 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1301 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1505 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3105 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1587 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2168 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1377 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27306 Morohashi
2455 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4449 New Nelson (John Haig)
1365 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1465 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1378 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1541 2001 Kanji
2k8.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-6 SKIP code
2-2-8 SKIP code
4090.3 Four corner code
1-26-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d22 Unicode hex code