Jisho

×

7 strokes
Radical:
grain
Parts:
private, I, me
Kun:
わたくしわたし
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N4
242 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 私 【シ】 private affairs, personal matter
  • 私立 【シリツ】 private (establishment)
  • 公私 【コウシ】 public and private, official and personal, government and people
  • 滅私 【メッシ】 selflessness, being unselfish

Kun reading compounds

  • 私 【わたし】 I, me, private affairs, personal matter, secrecy, selfishness
  • 私立 【しりつ】 private (establishment)
  • 不肖私 【ふしょうわたくし】 unworthiness of one's father (or master), incompetence, foolishness, misfortune, unluckiness, me
  • 私 【わたし】 I, me, private affairs, personal matter, secrecy, selfishness
  • 私たち 【わたしたち】 we, us

Readings

Chinese:
si1
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • yo
  • privado
  • secreto

Portuguese

  • particular
  • Eu
  • me

French

  • privé
  • je
  • moi
797 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
887 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
876 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
221 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3265 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
367 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
232 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
637 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
125 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
125 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
72 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1428 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1432 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
758 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1030 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
911 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24913 Morohashi
1115 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4124 New Nelson (John Haig)
902 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
968 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
17 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
852 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2271 2001 Kanji
5d2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-2 SKIP code
2293.0 Four corner code
27-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
79c1 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
two
Parts:
mutually, reciprocally, together
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
914 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 互角 【ゴカク】 equality, evenness, par, good match
  • 互換 【ゴカン】 transposition, interchange, compatible (e.g. PC)
  • 相互 【ソウゴ】 mutual, reciprocal
  • 交互 【コウゴ】 mutual, reciprocal, alternate

Kun reading compounds

  • 互い 【たがい】 mutual, reciprocal
  • 互いに 【たがいに】 mutually, with each other, reciprocally, together
  • 互に 【かたみに】 mutually, reciprocally, together

Readings

Chinese:
hu4
Korean:
ho

Spanish

  • mutuo
  • recíproco
  • conjunto
  • mutuamente
  • recíprocamente
  • conjuntamente

Portuguese

  • mutuamente
  • reciprocamente
  • juntamente

French

  • mutuel
  • réciproque
  • ensemble
1236 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
952 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
14 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1032 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
296 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
200 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
907 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
929 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1080 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
33 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4245 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2143 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2893 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
764 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
255 Morohashi
3437 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
75 New Nelson (John Haig)
757 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
819 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1018 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3172 2001 Kanji
0a4.15 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-1 SKIP code
4-5-1 SKIP code
1010.7 Four corner code
24-63 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e92 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
part, minute of time, segment, share, degree, one's lot, duty, understand, know, rate, 1%, chances, shaku/100
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
24 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 分 【ブン】 part, segment, share, ration, rate, degree, one's lot, one's status, relation, duty, kind, lot, in proportion to, just as much as
  • 分野 【ブンヤ】 field, sphere, realm, division, branch
  • 自分 【ジブン】 myself, yourself, oneself, himself, herself, I, me, you
  • 多分 【タブン】 perhaps, probably, generous, many, much, great
  • 分 【フン】 minute, fun (one tenth of a monme, 5.787 grains)
  • 分別 【フンベツ】 discernment, discretion, judgement, judgment, discrimination
  • 二分 【ニフン】 two minutes
  • 五分 【ゴフン】 five minutes
  • 分 【ブ】 one-tenth, one percent (one-tenth of a wari), 3 mm (one-tenth of a sun), 2.4 mm (one-tenth of a mon, a traditional unit used to measure shoe sizes), 0.1 degree (one-tenth of a do, used to measure body temperature on any temperature scale), one-quarter of a ryou (obsolete unit of currency), thickness, advantageous circumstances, one-tenth of a monme of silver
  • 分 【ブン】 part, segment, share, ration, rate, degree, one's lot, one's status, relation, duty, kind, lot, in proportion to, just as much as
  • 大分 【ダイブ】 considerably, greatly, a lot
  • 五分 【ゴブ】 half, 50%, tie, evenness, 5 parts, 5%

Kun reading compounds

  • 分ける 【わける】 to divide (into), to split (into), to part, to separate, to divide up, to classify, to sort out, to divide out, to share, to distribute, to deal out, to dish out, to distinguish, to discriminate, to differentiate (between), to break up (a fight), to mediate, to call a draw, to tie, to push one's way through (a crowd), to sell
  • 分け 【わけ】 sharing, division, draw, tie
  • 分ける 【わける】 to divide (into), to split (into), to part, to separate, to divide up, to classify, to sort out, to divide out, to share, to distribute, to deal out, to dish out, to distinguish, to discriminate, to differentiate (between), to break up (a fight), to mediate, to call a draw, to tie, to push one's way through (a crowd), to sell
  • 申し訳 【もうしわけ】 apology, excuse
  • 取り分け 【とりわけ】 especially, above all, inter alia, among others
  • 分かれる 【わかれる】 to branch, to fork, to diverge, to separate, to split, to divide, to disperse, to scatter
  • 分かる 【わかる】 to understand, to comprehend, to grasp, to see, to get, to follow, to become clear, to be known, to be discovered, to be realized, to be realised, to be found out
  • 分かつ 【わかつ】 to divide, to separate, to share, to distribute, to distinguish

Readings

Japanese names:
いた、 わけ
Chinese:
fen1, fen4
Korean:
bun

Spanish

  • parte
  • segmento
  • minuto
  • dividir
  • separar

Portuguese

  • parte
  • minuto
  • segmento
  • grau
  • dever
  • compreender
  • saber
  • valor
  • 1%
  • oportunidades
  • shaku/100

French

  • portion
  • minute
  • section
  • part
  • degré
  • son lot dans la vie
  • comprendre
  • savoir
  • devoir
  • taux
  • 1%
  • chances
  • bu = 1/100 de shaku = 3.03 mm
133 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
218 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
199 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
35 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
578 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
35 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
22 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
64 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
38 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
38 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
26 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
180 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2466 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1247 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1713 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
788 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1853 Morohashi
1972 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
454 New Nelson (John Haig)
781 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
844 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
28 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
101 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2045 2001 Kanji
2o2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
8022.7 Four corner code
42-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5206 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
fit, suit, join, 0.1
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
41 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 合 【ゴウ】 0.18039 litres (liters), 0.3306 metres square (meters), one-tenth of the way from the base to the summit of a mountain, conjunction, counter for covered containers, counter for matches, battles, etc.
  • 合格 【ゴウカク】 success, passing (e.g. exam), eligibility
  • 都合 【ツゴウ】 circumstances, condition, convenience, to arrange, to manage, to lend money, to raise money, in all, in total, all told
  • 会合 【カイゴウ】 meeting, assembly, association, conjunction
  • 合併 【ガッペイ】 combination, union, amalgamation, consolidation, merger, coalition, fusion, annexation, affiliation, incorporation
  • 合唱 【ガッショウ】 chorus, singing in a chorus
  • 合戦 【カッセン】 battle, engagement
  • 合羽 【カッパ】 raincoat, kappa, pluvial

Kun reading compounds

  • 合う 【あう】 to come together, to merge, to unite, to meet, to fit, to match, to suit, to agree with, to be correct, to be profitable, to be equitable, (after the -masu stem of a verb) to do ... to each other, to do ... together
  • 合い 【あい】 joint, associate, accomplice
  • 合図 【あいず】 sign, signal
  • 試合 【しあい】 match, game, bout, contest
  • 場合 【ばあい】 case, situation
  • 合わす 【あわす】 to match (rhythm, speed, etc.), to join together, to unite, to combine, to add up, to face, to be opposite (someone), to compare, to check with, to cause to meet (e.g. an unpleasant fate), to place together, to connect, to overlap, to mix, to combine, to put blade to blade, to fight
  • 合わせる 【あわせる】 to match (rhythm, speed, etc.), to join together, to unite, to combine, to add up, to face, to be opposite (someone), to compare, to check with, to cause to meet (e.g. an unpleasant fate), to place together, to connect, to overlap, to mix, to combine, to put blade to blade, to fight
  • 合わせる顔がない 【あわせるかおがない】 too ashamed to meet, having no face to meet

Readings

Japanese names:
あう、 あん、 い、 か、 こう、 ごお、 に、 ね、 や、 り、 わい
Chinese:
he2
Korean:
hab

Spanish

  • adecuado
  • apropiado
  • correcto
  • sentar bien
  • ser adecuado
  • ser correcto
  • hacer juego

Portuguese

  • encaixe
  • unir

French

  • correspondre
  • convenir
  • joindre
  • go (0,18 l ou 0,33 m)
77 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
134 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
121 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
46 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
383 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
195 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
135 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
270 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.2 Japanese for Busy People
159 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
159 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
271 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
284 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2511 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1274 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1740 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
259 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3287 Morohashi
2019 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
715 New Nelson (John Haig)
253 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
269 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
33 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
124 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2877 2001 Kanji
2a4.18 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-4 SKIP code
8060.1 Four corner code
25-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5408 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
large, big
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
7 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 大 【ダイ】 the large part of, big, large, great, approximate size, no larger than, -university, large (e.g. serving size), loud (e.g. volume setting)
  • 大学 【ダイガク】 post-secondary education institution, incl. university, college, etc., former central university of Kyoto (established under the ritsuryo system for the training of government administrators), the Great Learning - one of the Four Books
  • 偉大 【イダイ】 greatness
  • 重大 【ジュウダイ】 serious, important, significant, grave, weighty
  • 大変 【タイヘン】 very, greatly, immense, enormous, great, serious, grave, dreadful, terrible, difficult, hard, major incident, disaster
  • 大切 【タイセツ】 important, necessary, indispensable, beloved, precious, dear, cherished, valuable, careful
  • 負荷増大 【フカゾウタイ】 load increase
  • 御大 【オンタイ】 boss, governor

Kun reading compounds

  • 大きい 【おおきい】 big, large, great, loud

Readings

Japanese names:
うふ、 お、 おう、 た、 たかし、 とも、 はじめ、 ひろ、 ひろし、 まさ、 まさる、 もと、 わ
Chinese:
da4, dai4
Korean:
dae, da, tae

Spanish

  • grande
  • muy
  • mucho

Portuguese

  • grande
  • enorme

French

  • grand
22 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
25 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
53 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
7 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1171 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
32 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
40 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
48 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
26 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
26 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
87 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
408 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4224 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2133 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2882 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
108 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5831 Morohashi
3416 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1133 New Nelson (John Haig)
107 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
112 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
5 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
14 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1463 2001 Kanji
0a3.18 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-4 SKIP code
4003.0 Four corner code
34-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5927 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
cut, cutoff, be sharp
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
324 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 切 【セツ】 eager, earnest, ardent, kind, keen, acute
  • 切実 【セツジツ】 compelling, serious, severe, acute, earnest, sincere, pressing, urgent, keen, fervent, poignant
  • 大切 【タイセツ】 important, necessary, indispensable, beloved, precious, dear, cherished, valuable, careful
  • 親切 【シンセツ】 kindness, gentleness
  • 切断 【セツダン】 cutting, severance, section, amputation, disconnection
  • 一切 【イッサイ】 all, everything, the whole, lock, stock, and barrel, absolutely not (with negative), without exception, entirely not
  • 一切合切 【イッサイガッサイ】 any and every thing, altogether, lock, stock, and barrel, the whole shooting match, the whole kit and caboodle, without reserve

Kun reading compounds

  • 切る 【きる】 to cut, to cut through, to perform (surgery), to sever (connections, ties), to turn off (i.e. the light), to terminate (i.e. a conversation), to hang up (the phone), to disconnect, to punch (a ticket), to tear off (a stub), to open (something sealed), to start, to set (a limit), to do (something) in less or within a certain time, to issue (stamps, vouchers, etc.), to reduce, to decrease, to discount, to shake off (water, etc.), to let drip-dry, to let drain, to cross, to traverse, to criticize sharply, to act decisively, to do (something noticeable), to go first, to make (certain facial expressions, in kabuki), to turn (a vehicle), to curl (a ball), to bend, to cut, to shuffle (cards), to dismiss, to sack, to let go, to expulse, to excommunicate, to dig (a groove), to cut (a stencil, on a mimeograph), to trump, (in Go) to isolate (an opponent's stone), to start a fire (with wood-wood friction or by striking a metal against stone), to draw (a shape) in the air (with a sword, etc.), to finish, to complete
  • 切り 【きり】 end, finish, stop, bounds, limits, delivery date (of a futures contract), finale (of a noh song), end of an act (in joruri or kabuki), final performance of the day (in vaudeville), counter for slices (esp. thick slices), counter for cuts (e.g. fish, meat), only, just, since, after, remaining (in a particular state)
  • 切り札 【きりふだ】 trump card
  • 締め切り 【しめきり】 deadline, closing, cut-off, end, cofferdam, closed (door, window, etc.)
  • 仕切り 【しきり】 partition, division, boundary, compartment, settlement of accounts, preliminary warm-up ritual, toeing the mark
  • 切れる 【きれる】 to break, to snap, to be cut, to split, to crack, to be injured, to wear out, to be worn out, to break, to burst, to collapse, to wear off, to stop working, to go dead, to expire (time limit, etc.), to run out, to become due, to run out (of stock, etc.), to be exhausted, to be used up, to be sold out, to be out of, to be broken off (e.g. of a relationship), to break up, to have severed ties, to be cut off, to be disconnected, to cut well, to be sharp, to be sharp-minded, to be keen, to be shrewd, to be quick-witted, to be able, to be short of, to drop under (a certain figure), to beat (e.g. a record time), to dry off, to curve, to veer, to shuffle (cards), to get angry, to snap, to blow one's top, to lose one's temper, to flip, to be able to do completely
  • 切れ 【きれ】 piece, slice, strip, scrap, cloth, sharpness, counter for scraps, pieces, etc.
  • 切れる 【きれる】 to break, to snap, to be cut, to split, to crack, to be injured, to wear out, to be worn out, to break, to burst, to collapse, to wear off, to stop working, to go dead, to expire (time limit, etc.), to run out, to become due, to run out (of stock, etc.), to be exhausted, to be used up, to be sold out, to be out of, to be broken off (e.g. of a relationship), to break up, to have severed ties, to be cut off, to be disconnected, to cut well, to be sharp, to be sharp-minded, to be keen, to be shrewd, to be quick-witted, to be able, to be short of, to drop under (a certain figure), to beat (e.g. a record time), to dry off, to curve, to veer, to shuffle (cards), to get angry, to snap, to blow one's top, to lose one's temper, to flip, to be able to do completely
  • 売り切れ 【うりきれ】 sold-out
  • 棒切れ 【ぼうきれ】 stick, piece of wood, billet, piece of a broken pole

Readings

Japanese names:
きつ、 きり、 ぎり
Chinese:
qie1, qie4
Korean:
jeol, che

Spanish

  • cortar
  • urgente
  • apremiante
  • completo
  • cortar bien
  • agotarse

Portuguese

  • corte
  • talho
  • afiar

French

  • couper
  • trancher
  • tranchant
  • passionné
  • sérieux
99 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
173 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
156 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
204 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
667 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
36 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
126 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
51 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.3 Japanese for Busy People
39 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
39 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
250 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
179 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
30 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
15 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
15 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
86 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1858 Morohashi
27 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
453 New Nelson (John Haig)
85 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
89 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
208 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
97 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1445 2001 Kanji
2f2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-2 SKIP code
4772.0 Four corner code
32-58 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5207 Unicode hex code