Jisho

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18 strokes
Radical:
metal, gold 金 (釒)
Parts:
Variants:
tranquilize, ancient peace-preservation centers
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1617 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 鎮 【チン】 a weight, temple supervisor, town (of China)
  • 鎮圧 【チンアツ】 suppression, subjugation
  • 重鎮 【ジュウチン】 leader, authority, mainstay
  • 郷鎮 【ゴウチン】 township and village enterprises (in China), TVE

Kun reading compounds

  • 静める 【しずめる】 to appease, to suppress, to calm
  • 静まる 【しずまる】 to become quiet, to quiet down, to quieten down, to calm down, to die down, to subside, to abate, to be suppressed

Readings

Japanese names:
しげ、 じん、 ちか、 しん
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhen4
Korean:
jin

Spanish

  • tranquilo
  • calmado
  • tranquilizarse
  • calmarse
  • tranquilizar
  • calmar

Portuguese

  • tranqüilizar
  • centros para preservação da paz

French

  • tranquilliser
1605 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1520 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4903 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1348 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1857 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2751 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1786 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1919 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1606 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1833 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2210 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1154 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1570 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
282 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40745 Morohashi
1759 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6328 New Nelson (John Haig)
276 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
294 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1909 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2861 2001 Kanji
8a10.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-10 SKIP code
8418.1 Four corner code
1-36-35 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
93ae Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
blue 青 (靑)
Parts:
Variants:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
764 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 静 【セイ】 stillness, quiet, peacefulness
  • 静観 【セイカン】 watchful waiting, careful supervision
  • 沈静 【チンセイ】 stillness, tranquility, tranquillity, dullness
  • 寧静 【ネイセイ】 calmness, peacefulness, tranquility
  • 静脈 【ジョウミャク】 vein
  • 静注 【ジョウチュウ】 intravenous injection, IV
  • 寂静 【ジャクジョウ】 calmness, stillness, tranquility, calmness of the heart, enlightenment
  • 涅槃寂静 【ネハンジャクジョウ】 enlightenment leads to serenity

Kun reading compounds

  • 静か 【しずか】 quiet, silent, slow, unhurried, calm, peaceful
  • 静かに 【しずかに】 calmly, quietly, gently, peacefully, be quiet!
  • 二人静 【ふたりしずか】 Chloranthus serratus (species of flowering plant)
  • 一人静 【ひとりしずか】 Chloranthus japonicus
  • 静まる 【しずまる】 to become quiet, to quiet down, to quieten down, to calm down, to die down, to subside, to abate, to be suppressed
  • 静める 【しずめる】 to appease, to suppress, to calm

Readings

Japanese names:
しづ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jing4
Korean:
jeong

Spanish

  • quieto
  • tranquilo
  • calmado
  • tranquilo [na]
  • calmarse
  • calmar

Portuguese

  • calmo

French

  • calme
442 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
548 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
519 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
632 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5077 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
703 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1000 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2145 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.19 Japanese for Busy People
663 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
674 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
247 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1872 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2164 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1138 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1539 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1554 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42574P Morohashi
1728 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6560 New Nelson (John Haig)
1540 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1660 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
619 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1447 2001 Kanji
4b10.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-6 SKIP code
5725.7 Four corner code
1-32-37 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9759 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
spoon
Parts:
change, take the form of, influence, enchant, delude, -ization
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
89 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 化 【カ】 action of making something, -ification
  • 化学 【カガク】 chemistry
  • 機械化 【キカイカ】 mechanization, mechanisation, computerization
  • 民営化 【ミンエイカ】 privatization, privatisation
  • 化粧 【ケショウ】 make-up, makeup, cosmetics
  • 化粧水 【ケショウスイ】 skin lotion, face lotion
  • 応化 【オウゲ】 assumption of a suitable form (by a buddha or bodhisattva)
  • 教化 【キョウケ】 guidance, teaching people and leading them to Buddhism

Kun reading compounds

  • 化ける 【ばける】 to take the form of (esp. in ref. to a spirit, fox, raccoon dog, etc.), to assume the shape of, to turn oneself into, to transform oneself into, to disguise oneself as, to change radically, to metamorphose, to improve unexpectedly and dramatically (esp. of an actor, artist, rikishi, etc.)
  • 化かす 【ばかす】 to bewitch, to confuse, to enchant, to delude
  • 老ける 【ふける】 to age, to grow old (esp. in appearance), to show marks of age

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hua4
Korean:
hwa

Spanish

  • cambiar
  • transformarse
  • modificarse
  • disfrazarse

Portuguese

  • mudança
  • tomar a forma de
  • influência
  • encantar
  • iludir
  • seduzir
  • -isação

French

  • transformation
  • prendre la forme de
  • maquillage
  • influence
  • fantôme
  • enchanter
  • tromper
  • chimie
  • -isation
163 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
258 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
238 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
100 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
350 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
76 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
378 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
56 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.19 Japanese for Busy People
254 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
254 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
414 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
55 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
22 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
12 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
12 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1017 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2572X Morohashi
21 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
580 New Nelson (John Haig)
1008 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1083 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
104 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
242 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2156 2001 Kanji
2a2.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-2 SKIP code
2121.0 Four corner code
2421.0 Four corner code
1-18-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5316 Unicode hex code