Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
hook
Parts:
Variants:
matter, thing, fact, business, reason, possibly
Kun:
ことつか.うつか.える
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
18 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 事 【ジ】 individual concrete phenomenon (as opposed to a general principle)
  • 事故 【ジコ】 accident, incident, trouble, circumstances, reasons
  • 大事 【ダイジ】 important, serious, crucial, valuable, precious, serious matter, major incident, matter of grave concern, crisis, great undertaking, great enterprise, great thing, safe (Tochigi dialect), OK
  • 従事 【ジュウジ】 engaging in (work), pursuing (e.g. studies), following (a profession), being involved in

Kun reading compounds

  • 事 【こと】 thing, matter, incident, occurrence, event, something serious, trouble, crisis, circumstances, situation, state of affairs, work, business, affair, after an inflectable word, creates a noun phrase indicating something the speaker does not feel close to, nominalizing suffix, pretending to ..., playing make-believe ..., alias, aka, nickname, alternative name, also known as
  • 事故 【じこ】 accident, incident, trouble, circumstances, reasons
  • いっその事 【いっそのこと】 rather, sooner, preferably
  • 神事 【しんじ】 Shinto ritual
  • 仕える 【つかえる】 to serve, to work for, to attend

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
shi4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • cosa
  • hecho
  • asunto
  • acción

Portuguese

  • matéria
  • coisa
  • fato
  • negócios
  • razão
  • possivelmente

French

  • fait
  • chose
  • matière
  • affaire
  • raison
  • peut-être
230 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
309 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
293 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
32 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
272 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
73 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
108 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
768 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
80 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
80 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
237 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
30 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4384 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2220 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2986 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1164 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
241 Morohashi
3567 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
71 New Nelson (John Haig)
1156 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1240 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
10 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
300 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1547 2001 Kanji
0a8.15 The Kanji Dictionary
4-8-3 SKIP code
5000.7 Four corner code
27-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e8b Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
rap 攴 (攵)
Parts:
happenstance, especially, intentionally, reason, cause, circumstances, the late, therefore, consequently
Kun:
ゆえふる.いもと
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
612 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 故 【コ】 the late (deceased)
  • 殊更 【コトサラ】 intentionally, deliberately, especially, particularly
  • 物故 【ブッコ】 death
  • 人身事故 【ジンシンジコ】 accident resulting in personal injury or death (esp. traffic, rail, etc.)

Kun reading compounds

  • 故 【ゆえ】 reason, cause, circumstances
  • 故に 【ゆえに】 therefore, consequently
  • 古い 【ふるい】 old (not person), aged, ancient, antiquated, stale, threadbare, outmoded, obsolete article
  • 元 【もと】 former, ex-, past, one-time

Readings

Chinese:
gu4
Korean:
go

Spanish

  • antiguo
  • intencionadamente
  • excepcional
  • razón
  • difunto
  • causa
  • circunstancias

Portuguese

  • casualidade
  • especialmente
  • intencionalmente
  • razão
  • causa
  • circunstâncias
  • portanto
  • consequentemente

French

  • coïncidence
  • spécialement
  • intentionnellement
  • raison
  • cause
  • circonstances
  • destin
  • feu ... (défunt)
  • c'est pour ça que...
778 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
694 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
668 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
455 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2044 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
707 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
587 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
880 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
173 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
173 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
722 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
936 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1466 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
778 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1056 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
339 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13161 Morohashi
1141 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2334 New Nelson (John Haig)
333 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
355 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
697 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1566 2001 Kanji
4i5.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-4 SKIP code
4864.0 Four corner code
24-46 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6545 Unicode hex code