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ケン/KEN/    と.ぐ/to.gu/KEN/ケン/    to.gu/と.ぐ/

polish;  study of;  sharpen Frenchpolir;  étudier;  aiguiser Portuguesepolir;  estudar;  afiar Spanishestudio;  afilar;  pulir

Radical: (stone).   Strokes: 9画.   Elements: |口石亅廾ノ.   Pinyin: yán / yàn.   Hangul:  [yeon].   Nanori: のりnori.

Jōyō Kanji 3rd Grade.   JLPT N4.

Example compounds:
ケンKENけんさんkensan】diligent study; devoting oneself to one's studies
よけんyoken】National Institute of Health
航空宇宙技術究所こうくううちゅうぎじゅつけんきゅうじょkōkūuchūgijutsukenkyūjo】National Aerospace Laboratory; NAL
toguとぐtogu】to sharpen; to wash (rice); to scour
牙をきばをとぐkibawotogu】to sharpen one's fangs
Codepoints and classification codes:
7814Unicode
24-6JIS X 0208
1-5-4SKIP
5a4.1TKD
1164.0Four Corner
3355De Roo
Dictionary indices:
3180Classic Nelson
3991The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
1132New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
771Kanji Learner's Dictionary by J. Halpern
675Remembering the Kanji by J. Heisig
426A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage (Gakken)
875Japanese Names by P.G. O'Neill
583Essential Kanji by P.G. O'Neill
24080Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 8 p. 348
272A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters by K.G. Henshall
896Kanji & Kana by Spahn and Hadamitzky
204Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese (H) by F. Sakade
231Kanji Flashcards by M. Hodges and T. Okazaki
290Guide to Reading & Writing Japanese: Third Edition 3rd edition by Henshall
325Tuttle Kanji Cards by A. Kask
284The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power by D. Crowley
297Kanji in Context by Nishiguchi and Kono
2.8Japanese for Busy People by the AJLT
1398Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
682Y. Maniette's French adaptation of Heisig

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