Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
Variants:
precipitous, inaccessible place, impregnable position, steep place, sharp eyes
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
707 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 険 【ケン】 steepness, steep place, harsh (look), sharp (tongue)
  • 険悪 【ケンアク】 dangerous, perilous, threatening, stormy, volatile, tense, critical, serious, stern (expression), hostile (attitude), sharp, harsh
  • 損害保険 【ソンガイホケン】 damage insurance
  • 社会保険 【シャカイホケン】 social insurance

Kun reading compounds

  • 険しい 【けわしい】 precipitous, rugged, inaccessible, impregnable, steep, grim, severe, stern
  • 険しい顔 【けわしいかお】 grim face

Readings

Chinese:
xian3
Korean:
heom

Spanish

  • escarpado
  • inaccesible
  • peligroso
  • difícil

Portuguese

  • íngreme
  • lugar inacessível
  • posição inexpugnável
  • lugar escarpado
  • olhos agudos

French

  • à pic
  • escarpé
  • raide
  • lieu inaccessible
  • position imprenable
  • regard aiguisé
770 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
689 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
662 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
616 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5000 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
356 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
988 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1308 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
533 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
542 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
790 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
736 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
658 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
398 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
495 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1688 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41721P Morohashi
542 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6456 New Nelson (John Haig)
1672 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1802 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
731 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3663 2001 Kanji
2d8.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
7823.6 Four corner code
24-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
967a Unicode hex code

18 strokes
Radical:
leaf
Parts:
Variants:
face, expression
Kun:
かお
On:
ガン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
676 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 顔 【カオ】 face, visage, look, expression, countenance, honor, honour, face, influence, notoriety
  • 顔色 【カオイロ】 complexion, one's colour, one's color, countenance, expression, one's face
  • 美顔 【ビガン】 beautiful face
  • 童顔 【ドウガン】 childlike face, baby face

Kun reading compounds

  • 顔 【かお】 face, visage, look, expression, countenance, honor, honour, face, influence, notoriety
  • 顔合わせ 【かおあわせ】 meeting together, introduction
  • いい顔 【いいかお】 big-shot, influential person, happy face, smiling face, sympathetic attitude
  • 涼しい顔 【すずしいかお】 nonchalant air, unruffled air

Readings

Chinese:
yan2
Korean:
an

Spanish

  • cara
  • faz
  • semblante
  • rostro
  • expresión

Portuguese

  • rosto
  • expressão

French

  • visage
  • expression
179 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
103 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
93 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
527 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5139 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
481 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
277 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2754 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
277 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
277 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
573 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1893 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2277 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1177 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1608 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1733 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43591P Morohashi
1808 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6648 New Nelson (John Haig)
1717 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1853 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
355 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
239 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
461 2001 Kanji
9a9.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-9-9 SKIP code
0128.6 Four corner code
20-73 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9854 Unicode hex code