Jisho

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15 strokes
Radical:
leaf
Parts:
Variants:

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 頬筋 【キョウキン】 buccinator muscle
  • 頬骨 【ホオボネ】 cheekbones, zygomatic bone, malar bone
  • 双頬 【ソウキョウ】 both cheeks
  • 豊頬 【ホウキョウ】 plump cheeks, attractive cheeks

Kun reading compounds

  • 頬 【ほお】 cheek (of face)
  • 微笑み 【ほほえみ】 smile
  • 赤い頬 【あかいほお】 red cheeks, apple cheeks
  • 頬 【ほお】 cheek (of face)
  • 微笑む 【ほほえむ】 to smile

Readings

Chinese:
jia2
Korean:
hyeob

Spanish

  • carrillo
  • moflete
  • mejilla

Portuguese

French

5131 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2000 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1776 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
43496X Morohashi
6629 New Nelson (John Haig)
2792 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1358 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
9a7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-9 SKIP code
4108.6 Four corner code
43-43 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
982c Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
slacken, loosen, relax, lessen, be moderate, ease
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
933 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 緩和 【カンワ】 relief, mitigation, alleviation, relaxation (of restrictions, tensions, etc.), easing, softening
  • 緩急 【カンキュウ】 pace, tempo, slow and fast, in case of emergency
  • 弛緩 【シカン】 relaxation (e.g. of muscles), becoming flaccid
  • 軍紀弛緩 【グンキチカン】 lack of (slackness in) military discipline, demoralization

Kun reading compounds

  • 緩い 【ゆるい】 loose, lenient, lax, gentle (curve, slope, etc.), slow, weak, soft, not firm, difficult, hard
  • 緩やか 【ゆるやか】 loose, slack, gentle (slope, curve), slow (speed), lenient, liberal, lax
  • 緩やかに進む 【ゆるやかにすすむ】 to proceed slowly
  • 緩む 【ゆるむ】 to become loose, to slacken (e.g. rope), to become less tense, to relax, to let one's guard down, to slacken (e.g. coldness, supervision), to become lax, to become softer (e.g. ground, facial expression), (of ice) to partially melt, to decrease (e.g. speed), (of a market price) to go down slightly
  • 緩める 【ゆるめる】 to loosen, to slacken, to relax (attention, efforts, etc.), to let down (one's guard), to relieve (tension), to relax (a rule), to ease (e.g. restrictions), to loosen (control), to reduce (speed), to slow down, to ease up, to make more gradual (of a slope)

Readings

Japanese names:
ひろ
Chinese:
huan3
Korean:
wan

Spanish

  • fácil
  • despacio
  • disminución
  • mitigado
  • aliviado
  • aflojar(se)
  • relajar(se)
  • disminuir
  • indulgente

Portuguese

  • afrouxar
  • relaxar
  • diminuir
  • moderar
  • facilitar

French

  • relâcher
  • abaisser
  • décompresser
  • lâche (noeud)
  • modéré
  • aise
1112 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1267 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3584 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1454 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1639 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2659 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1089 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1140 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1271 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1549 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1757 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
943 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1272 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1971 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27669 Morohashi
1389 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4551 New Nelson (John Haig)
1952 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2102 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1791 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2767 2001 Kanji
6a9.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-9 SKIP code
2294.7 Four corner code
20-43 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7de9 Unicode hex code