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:
jade (king) 玉 (王)
Parts:
Variants:
rare, curious, strange
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1330 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 珍 【チン】 rare, curious, strange
  • 珍紛漢紛 【チンプンカンプン】 unintelligible language, incoherent language, talking nonsense, "all Greek to me", double Dutch, (something) incomprehensible, babble, gibberish, jargon, gobbledygook
  • 繻珍 【シュチン】 satin with raised figures
  • 八珍 【ハッチン】 eight delicacies

Kun reading compounds

  • 珍しい 【めずらしい】 unusual, rare, curious, new, novel, fine (e.g. gift)

Readings

Japanese names:
じん
Chinese:
zhen1
Korean:
jin

Spanish

  • raro
  • extraño
  • anormal

Portuguese

  • estranho
  • curioso
  • raro

French

  • rare
  • curieux
  • étrange
1602 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1224 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2933 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1027 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
734 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
836 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1215 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1278 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1360 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1316 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1135 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
613 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
814 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1739 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20920 Morohashi
909 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3631 New Nelson (John Haig)
1723 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1859 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1281 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3160 2001 Kanji
4f5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-5 SKIP code
1812.2 Four corner code
36-33 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
73cd Unicode hex code