Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
undertake, scheme, design, attempt, plan
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
278 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 企業 【キギョウ】 enterprise, undertaking, corporation, business
  • 企画 【キカク】 planning, project, plan, design
  • 発起 【ホッキ】 proposal, promotion, spiritual awakening, resolution

Kun reading compounds

  • 企てる 【くわだてる】 to plan, to plot, to propose, to design, to intend, to contemplate, to attempt (e.g. suicide, murder), to undertake (e.g. business), to stand on tip-toes
  • 企む 【たくらむ】 to scheme, to plan, to play a trick, to invent, to conspire, to frame up

Readings

Chinese:
qi3, qi4
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • esquema
  • diseño
  • plan
  • emprender
  • idear
  • diseñar
  • planificar

Portuguese

  • empreenda
  • esquema
  • projeto
  • tentativa
  • plano

French

  • entreprendre
  • concept
  • projet
  • essai
  • plan
1120 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
486 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
373 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
966 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1038 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
269 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
481 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
490 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
701 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
48 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2513 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1276 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1742 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
381 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
422 Morohashi
2021 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
135 New Nelson (John Haig)
375 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
401 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1056 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2873 2001 Kanji
2a4.17 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-4 SKIP code
8010.1 Four corner code
20-75 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f01 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
field
Parts:
Variants:
brush-stroke, picture
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
199 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 画 【ガ】 picture, drawing, painting, sketch
  • 画家 【ガカ】 painter, artist
  • 絵画 【カイガ】 painting, picture
  • 名画 【メイガ】 famous picture, masterpiece (painting), film classic
  • 画 【カク】 stroke (of a kanji, etc.)
  • 描く 【エガク】 to draw, to paint, to sketch, to depict, to describe, to picture in one's mind, to imagine, to form a certain shape (e.g. path of an action, appearance of an object, etc.)
  • 区画 【クカク】 division, section, compartment, boundary, area, block, partition
  • 家族計画 【カゾクケイカク】 family planning
  • 画 【ガ】 picture, drawing, painting, sketch
  • 描く 【エガク】 to draw, to paint, to sketch, to depict, to describe, to picture in one's mind, to imagine, to form a certain shape (e.g. path of an action, appearance of an object, etc.)
  • 似顔絵 【ニガオエ】 portrait, likeness
  • 影絵 【カゲエ】 shadow picture, silhouette, shadowgraph

Kun reading compounds

  • 描く 【えがく】 to draw, to paint, to sketch, to depict, to describe, to picture in one's mind, to imagine, to form a certain shape (e.g. path of an action, appearance of an object, etc.)
  • 画する 【かくする】 to draw (a line), to demarcate, to mark, to divide, to map out, to plan

Readings

Chinese:
hua4
Korean:
hwa, hoeg

Spanish

  • dibujo
  • trazo
  • puntuar
  • interrumpir

Portuguese

  • gravura

French

  • trait de plume
  • dessin
  • écran
  • compteur de traits de kanji
167 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
91 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
85 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
150 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
50 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
477 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
222 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
991 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.14 Japanese for Busy People
343 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
343 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
235 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
176 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3723 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1904 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2586 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1178 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21739P Morohashi
3000 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3733 New Nelson (John Haig)
1170 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1254 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
176 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
155 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3175 2001 Kanji
0a8.7 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-6 SKIP code
1077.2 Four corner code
18-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
753b Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
say
Parts:
write
Kun:
か.く-が.き-がき
On:
ショ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
169 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 書 【ショ】 book, document, calligraphy (esp. Chinese), penmanship, handwriting, letter, note
  • 書斎 【ショサイ】 study, library, den, home office, reading room
  • 投書 【トウショ】 letter to the editor, letter from a reader, contribution
  • 借用書 【シャクヨウショ】 promissory note, written acknowledgment of debt, IOU

Kun reading compounds

  • 書く 【かく】 to write, to compose, to pen, to draw, to paint

Readings

Japanese names:
かき
Chinese:
shu1
Korean:
seo

Spanish

  • escritura
  • escrito
  • escribir

Portuguese

  • escrever

French

  • écrire
92 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
159 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
142 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
130 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3719 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
70 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
58 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1216 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
131 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
131 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
181 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
998 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3292 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1703 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2314 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
333 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14294 Morohashi
2658 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2463 New Nelson (John Haig)
327 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
349 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
121 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
197 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1678 2001 Kanji
4c6.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-4 SKIP code
5060.1 Four corner code
29-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
66f8 Unicode hex code