Kana: サク、けず.る、はつ.る、そ.ぐ
Romaji: saku,,,

Name Reading

Romaji: ge


plane, sharpen, whittle, pare, shave

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  9
Radical Number:  18
Frequency:  814
Grade:  8
Skip Pattern:  1-7-2
Korean Reading:  sag
Chinese Reading:  xue4
Unicode:  524a
JIS:  3A6F


Halpern Index: 1448
Nelson Index: 690
New Nelson Index: 488
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 2f7.4
Four Corner Index: 9220.0
Guide to Remembering Index: 1298
Gakken Index: 1453
Daikanwanjiten Index: 2000X
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Remembering the kanji Index: 118
Kanji Flashcards Index: 1092
Kodansha Compact Index: 195
Kanji in Context Index: 1320
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 972
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 1316
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 119
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 124
Essential Kanji Index: 1164
Kodansha Kanji Index: 1837
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 1043
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 1233


plane; sharpen; whittle; pare; shave (leather); scrape off; crossout; reduce; curtail
削除 (さくじょ)
elimination; cancellation; deletion; erasure; DEL (key)
削る (はつる)
to shave off (esp. concrete); to take a percentage; to take a cut
開削 (かいさく)
excavation; cutting; digging
切削 (せっさく)
cutting; a cut; machining
削減 (さくげん)
cut; reduction; curtailment
削る (けずる)
to shave (wood or leather); to sharpen; to plane; to whittle; to pare; to scrape off; to shave off (e.g. a budget, expenses, a salary, etc.); to curtail; to cut down; to cross out; to reduce; to curtail; to remove; to erase; to delete
掘削 (くっさく)
digging out; excavation
削ぐ (そぐ)
to chip (off); to shave (off); to slice (off); to sharpen; to dampen (e.g. enthusiasm); to discourage; to weaken; to reduce
研削 (けんさく)
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