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ケン/KEN/    つるぎ/tsurugi/KEN/ケン/    tsurugi/つるぎ/

sabre;  sword;  blade;  clock hand Frenchsabre;  épée;  lame;  aiguille de montre Portuguesesabre;  espada;  lâmina;  ponteiro de relógio Spanishsable;  espada;  hoja de espada

Radical: (knife).   Strokes: 10画.   Elements: 刂口人个.   Variants: .   Pinyin: jiàn.   Hangul:  [geom].

Jōyō Kanji High School.   JLPT N1.

Example compounds:
ケンKENけんごうkengō】master fencer
けんげきkengeki】sword play; samurai drama
つるぎtsurugiを抜くつるぎをぬくtsurugiwonuku】to draw a sword
諸刃のもろはのつるぎmorohanotsurugi】two-edged sword
の山つるぎのやまtsuruginoyama】mountain (in hell) covered in swords, which are buried so their tips point upward
Codepoints and classification codes:
23-85JIS X 0208
8250.0Four Corner
2843De Roo
Dictionary indices:
696Classic Nelson
498The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
1672New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
1096Kanji Learner's Dictionary by J. Halpern
1671Remembering the Kanji by J. Heisig
1248A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage (Gakken)
1151Japanese Names by P.G. O'Neill
1436Essential Kanji by P.G. O'Neill
2076Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 2 p. 295
1214A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters by K.G. Henshall
879Kanji & Kana by Spahn and Hadamitzky
1095Kanji Flashcards by M. Hodges and T. Okazaki
1310Tuttle Kanji Cards by A. Kask
791Kanji in Context by Nishiguchi and Kono
198Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1687Y. Maniette's French adaptation of Heisig


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