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カン/KAN/    つらぬ.く/tsuranu.ku/    ぬ.く/nu.ku/    ぬき/nuki/KAN/カン/    tsuranu.ku/つらぬ.く/    nu.ku/ぬ.く/    nuki/ぬき/

pierce;  8 1/3lbs;  penetrate;  brace Frenchpercer;  kan (= 3750 g);  pénétrer;  cohérence;  soutien (renfort) Portuguesefurar;  medida de peso com 8 1/ 3 lbs;  penetrar;  gancho Spanishperforar;  penetrar;  desempeñar;  cumplir

Radical: (shell).   Strokes: 11画.   Elements: 貝目ハ母毋.   Pinyin: guàn.   Hangul:  [gwan].   Nanori: つら / ぬくtsura / nuku.

Jōyō Kanji High School.   JLPT N1.

Example compounds:
カンKAN終始一しゅうしいっかんshūshiikkan】consistency; unchanging from beginning to end
じゅうかんjūkan】running through; traversal
かんつうkantsū】pierce; penetrate; perforate
つらぬtsuranukuつらぬくtsuranuku】to go through; to carry out
刺しさしつらぬくsashitsuranuku】to pierce
町をく路まちをつらぬくみちmachiwotsuranukumichi】road passing through the town
nukuつらぬくtsuranuku】to go through; to carry out
刺しさしつらぬくsashitsuranuku】to pierce
くりぬくkurinuku】to gouge out; to excavate; to bore; to drill
ふきぬきfukinuki】streamer; pennant
Codepoints and classification codes:
20-51JIS X 0208
7780.6Four Corner
3661De Roo
Dictionary indices:
2469Classic Nelson
5778The New Nelson Character Dictionary by A. Nelson
2460New Japanese-English Character Dictionary by J. Halpern
1593Kanji Learner's Dictionary by J. Halpern
102Remembering the Kanji by J. Heisig
1128A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage (Gakken)
1754Japanese Names by P.G. O'Neill
1198Essential Kanji by P.G. O'Neill
36681Daikanwajiten 「大漢和辞典」 by T. Morohashi vol. 10 p. 719
1102A Guide to Remembering Japanese Characters by K.G. Henshall
914Kanji & Kana by Spahn and Hadamitzky
1778Kanji Flashcards by M. Hodges and T. Okazaki
1487Tuttle Kanji Cards by A. Kask
1714Kanji in Context by Nishiguchi and Kono
1725Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
103Y. Maniette's French adaptation of Heisig


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