Jisho

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18 strokes
Radical:
small bird
Parts:
difficult, impossible, trouble, accident, defect
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
330 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 難 【ナン】 difficulty, trouble, hardship, accident, disaster, danger, fault, defect, criticism
  • 難解 【ナンカイ】 difficult to understand, unintelligible, abstruse
  • 至難 【シナン】 most difficult, next to impossible
  • 海難 【カイナン】 accident at sea, sea disaster, shipwreck

Kun reading compounds

  • 難い 【かたい】 difficult, hard
  • 難しい 【むずかしい】 difficult, hard, troublesome, complicated, serious (disease, problem, etc.), fussy, particular, fastidious, hard to please, displeased, gloomy, glum, sullen, serious (look), dirty, unclean, filthy, detestable, unpleasant, uncomfortable, creepy, spooky
  • 難しい顔をする 【むずかしいかおをする】 to look displeased, to frown, to scowl, to look grave, to look serious
  • 難しい 【むずかしい】 difficult, hard, troublesome, complicated, serious (disease, problem, etc.), fussy, particular, fastidious, hard to please, displeased, gloomy, glum, sullen, serious (look), dirty, unclean, filthy, detestable, unpleasant, uncomfortable, creepy, spooky

Readings

Japanese names:
な、 なに
Chinese:
nan2, nan4
Korean:
nan, na

Spanish

  • desastre
  • dificultad
  • sufrimiento
  • ataque al punto débil
  • difícil
  • imposible

Portuguese

  • impossível
  • difícil
  • dificuldade
  • acidente
  • defeito

French

  • difficile
  • impossible
  • problème
  • accident
  • défaut
853 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
960 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
949 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
442 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5038 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
800 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
995 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2760 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
557 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
566 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
526 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1856 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2310 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1196 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1632 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1594 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42128P Morohashi
1838 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6515 New Nelson (John Haig)
1580 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1703 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
351 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1003 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1975 2001 Kanji
8c10.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-10-8 SKIP code
4051.4 Four corner code
38-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96e3 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
Variants:
spot, point, mark, speck, decimal point
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
165 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 点 【テン】 dot, spot, point, speck, mark, mark (in an exam, etc.), grade, score, points, point (in a game), score, goal, run, point (in geometry), point, aspect, matter, detail, part, respect, way, viewpoint, (punctuation) mark (e.g. comma, period, decimal point), dot, "dot" stroke (in a Chinese character), counter for points, marks, goals, etc., counter for goods, items, articles of clothing, works of art, etc.
  • 点検 【テンケン】 inspection, examination, checking
  • 最重点 【サイジュウテン】 very important point
  • 同点 【ドウテン】 same score, deadlock, tie, draw

Kun reading compounds

  • 点ける 【つける】 to turn on, to switch on, to light up
  • 点く 【つく】 to be lit (e.g. electricity comes on), to be lighted, to catch fire
  • 点てる 【たてる】 to make tea (matcha), to perform the tea ceremony
  • 注す 【さす】 to pour, to add (liquid), to serve (drinks), to put on (lipstick, etc.), to apply, to colour, to dye, to light (a fire), to burn
  • 灯す 【ともす】 to light (a candle, lamp, etc.), to turn on (a light)
  • 灯す 【ともす】 to light (a candle, lamp, etc.), to turn on (a light)

Readings

Chinese:
dian3
Korean:
jeom

Spanish

  • punto
  • marca

Portuguese

  • ponto
  • marca
  • ponto decimal

French

  • point
  • note
  • allumer
  • virgule (décimales)
285 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
196 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
179 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
141 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
804 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
229 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
714 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
169 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
169 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
399 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1275 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2587 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1322 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1793 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
171 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18980 Morohashi
2084 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3412 New Nelson (John Haig)
169 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
181 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
175 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
185 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1240 2001 Kanji
2m7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
2-5-4 SKIP code
2133.6 Four corner code
37-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
70b9 Unicode hex code