Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
horse
Parts:
Variants:
drive, run, gallop, advance, inspire, impel
Kun:
か.けるか.る
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1033 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 駆使 【クシ】 using freely, making full use of, having a good command of, working (someone) hard, driving (someone) on
  • 駆除 【クジョ】 extermination (esp. pests), expulsion, destruction
  • 先駆 【センク】 forerunner, precursor, pioneer, leader, outrider, outriding
  • 疾駆 【シック】 riding fast, driving a horse fast

Kun reading compounds

  • 翔る 【かける】 to soar, to fly, to run, to dash
  • 駆ける 【かける】 to run, to dash, to race, to gallop (on horseback), to canter, to advance (against one's enemy), to charge (on horseback)
  • 駆る 【かる】 to spur on, to urge forward, to impel, to drive at high speed (e.g. a car)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qu1
Korean:
gu

Spanish

  • galopar
  • hacer correr a un caballo
  • avanzar

Portuguese

  • dirigir
  • corrida
  • galope
  • avançar
  • inspirar
  • impelir

French

  • conduire
  • courir
  • galoper
  • aiguillonner
  • pousser à
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1823 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6736 New Nelson (John Haig)
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1743 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3475 2001 Kanji
10a4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-10-4 SKIP code
7131.4 Four corner code
1-22-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
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