Jisho

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17 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
key
Kun:
かぎ
On:
ケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
2029 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 鍵 【ケン】 key (on a piano, organ, etc.)
  • 鍵盤 【ケンバン】 keyboard (of a piano, typewriter, etc.)
  • 打鍵 【ダケン】 keystroke
  • 黒鍵 【コッケン】 black key (on a piano, organ, etc.)

Kun reading compounds

  • 鍵 【かぎ】 key, lock, key (to a problem, success, etc.), clue
  • 鍵垢 【かぎアカ】 private account (on social media, esp. Twitter), account that can only be viewed by approved followers
  • 公開鍵 【こうかいかぎ】 public key
  • 暗号鍵 【あんごうかぎ】 cryptographic key, encryption key

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jian4
Korean:
geon

Spanish

  • llave
  • tecla (piano
  • órgano
  • etc.)

Portuguese

French

1824 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4894 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2652 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
915 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2203 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1565 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
40654 Morohashi
1753 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6317 New Nelson (John Haig)
2761 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
418 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
8a8.18 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-9 SKIP code
1-8-8 SKIP code
8514.0 Four corner code
1-24-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9375 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
dish
Parts:
tray, shallow bowl, platter, tub, board, phonograph record
On:
バン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
881 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 盤 【バン】 board (in shogi, go, chess, etc.), (phonograph) record, disc, disk, board, panel, plate
  • 盤谷 【バンコク】 Bangkok (Thailand)
  • 基盤 【キバン】 base, basis, foundation, footing, infrastructure, bedrock
  • 中盤 【チュウバン】 middle stage, middle phase, middle game, midpoint, midfield (in soccer)

Readings

Japanese names:
ち、 わ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
pan2
Korean:
ban

Spanish

  • plato grande
  • bandeja
  • tablero

Portuguese

  • bandeija
  • taça rasa
  • tijela
  • galão
  • tábua p/ mesa
  • disco (fon.)

French

  • plateau
  • bol creux
  • plat
  • bassin
  • échiquier (Go)
  • disque (musique)
1723 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
908 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3122 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1290 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1557 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2399 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1098 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1149 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1313 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1375 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3533 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1824 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2481 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1890 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
23036 Morohashi
2851 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3902 New Nelson (John Haig)
1872 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2017 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1783 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
874 2001 Kanji
5h10.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-10-5 SKIP code
2710.7 Four corner code
1-40-55 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
76e4 Unicode hex code