13 strokes
Jouyou kanji
Taught in 3rd grade
JLPT exam level N2

iron

Kun'yomi
  • iron
On'yomi
  • iron (Fe)
Nanori
  • けん
  • てっ

Main Radical

(KanXi)

Reading Commonality

Character Breakdown

iron
テツ てっ くろがね (3rd, N2)
gold
キン コン かね (1st, N5)
whole, entire, all
ゼン すべ.て まった.く (3rd, N3)
person
ニン ひと ジン (1st, N5)
king, rule, magnate
オウ -ノウ おお (1st, N3)
to divide
lose, error, fault
うしな.う シツ う.せる (4th, N3)
katakana no radical (no. 4)
ヘツ えい よう (Kentei 1)
husband, man
フ おっと フウ (4th, N3)
large, big
ダイ おお- うふ (1st, N5)
one, one radical (no.1)
イチ いっ ひと- (1st, N5)

References

Unicode hex code 9244
JIS X 0208 1-37-20
Nelson, A. Classic Nelson 4844
Haig, J. New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary 6253
Halpern, J. New Japanese-English Character Dictionary 1711
Halpern, J. Kodansha Kanji Dictionary 2147
Halpern, J. Kanji Learners Dictionary (Kodansha) 1126
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Morohashi Daikanwajiten 40285
Henshall, K. A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters 353
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana 312
Spahn and Hadamitzky Kanji and Kana (2011 edition) 312
Sakade, F. A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 283
Hodges & Okazaki Japanese Kanji Flashcards 976
Henshall & De Groot A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese, 3rd ed. 374
Kask, A. Tuttle Kanji Cards 422
Crowley, D. The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power 449
Nishiguchi & Kono Kanji in Context 147
AJLT Japanese For Busy People vols I-III 2.1
Kodansha Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide 1814
Maniette, Y. Les Kanjis dans la tete 854
Tuttle Dictionary Descriptor Code 8a5.6
Four corner code 8513.0
De Roo Code 2863