Jisho

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16 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
brocade, fine dress, honors
Kun:
にしき
On:
キン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1440 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 錦華鳥 【キンカチョウ】 zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata)
  • 錦旗 【キンキ】 pennant, gold-brocade flag
  • 蜀錦 【ショッキン】 type of brocade

Kun reading compounds

  • 錦 【にしき】 brocade, fine dress, fine clothes
  • 錦絵 【にしきえ】 colour (woodblock) print, color print
  • 蜀江の錦 【しょっこうのにしき】 type of red brocade originally from the ancient Chinese country of Shu and passed on in Japan, type of brocade made in Sichuan during the Ming period
  • 綾錦 【あやにしき】 twill damask and brocade

Readings

Japanese names:
かね、 あや、 にし
Chinese:
jin3
Korean:
geum

Spanish

  • brocado
  • vestido fino
  • bello

Portuguese

French

  • brocart
  • belle robe
  • honneurs
1512 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4882 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1926 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
2525 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2256 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1252 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2181 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1144 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1549 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
418 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40569 Morohashi
1738 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6301 New Nelson (John Haig)
411 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
439 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
8a8.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-8 SKIP code
8612.7 Four corner code
22-51 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9326 Unicode hex code