Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
Variants:
simple, one, single, merely
Kun:
ひとえ
On:
タン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
586 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 単 【タン】 single, simple, singles (in tennis), winning system (as in horse racing)
  • 単位 【タンイ】 unit, denomination, credit (in school)
  • 菜単 【サイタン】 menu (at a Chinese restaurant)
  • 指定単 【シテイタン】 designated money trust

Kun reading compounds

  • 一重 【ひとえ】 one layer, single, onefold
  • 単衣 【たんい】 unlined kimono
  • 十二単 【じゅうにひとえ】 twelve-layered ceremonial kimono (worn by a court lady), ajuga (Ajuga nipponensis), bugle

Readings

Chinese:
dan1, chan2
Korean:
dan, seon

Spanish

  • sencillo
  • uno
  • unidad
  • sólo
  • único

Portuguese

  • Simples
  • um
  • solteiro
  • meramente

French

  • simple
  • un
  • unique
  • seulement
671 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
569 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
542 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
593 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
139 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
390 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
382 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
919A Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
300 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
300 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
359 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
516 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2805 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1444 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1946 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1947 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2752 Morohashi
2256 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
620 New Nelson (John Haig)
1928 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2078 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
348 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
530 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
955 2001 Kanji
3n6.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-6 SKIP code
9050.6 Four corner code
3250.6 Four corner code
35-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5358 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac
Kun:
-こ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
72 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 子 【シ】 child (esp. a boy), viscount, master (founder of a school of thought, esp. Confucius), philosophy (branch of Chinese literature), non-Confucian Hundred Schools of Thought writings, you (of one's equals), -er (i.e. a man who spends all his time doing...)
  • 子孫 【シソン】 descendant, posterity, offspring
  • 椰子 【ヤシ】 palm tree (any tree of family Arecaceae)
  • 中性子 【チュウセイシ】 neutron
  • 主 【ス】 honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name
  • 金子 【キンス】 money, funds
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce
  • 対子 【トイツ】 pair
  • 七対子 【チートイツ】 seven pairs, winning hand composed of seven pairs

Kun reading compounds

  • 子 【こ】 child, young (animal), young woman, young geisha, offshoot, interest, new shares, player who is not a dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.), bird egg, -er (often of young women)
  • 子 【こう】 child, interest
  • 判子 【はんこ】 seal (used for signature)
  • 雨後の筍 【うごのたけのこ】 similar things turning up one after another, bamboo shoots after rain
  • 子 【ね】 first sign of Chinese zodiac (The Rat, 11pm-1am, north, November)
  • 子忌み 【ねいみ】 collecting herbs and pulling out young pine trees by the roots (annual event held on the first Day of the Rat of the New Year)
  • 甲子 【きのえね】 first of the sexagenary cycle
  • 壬子 【みずのえね】 49th of the sexagenary cycle

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 き、 ぎ、 く、 け、 ねっ
Chinese:
zi3, zi2, zi5
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • chiquillo
  • niño

Portuguese

  • criança

French

  • enfant
  • signe de la 1ère branche terrestre
  • signe du Rat (zodiaque)
  • 23 h à 01 h
  • Nord (0°)
31 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
40 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
25 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
56 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1264 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
61 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
43 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
38 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
103 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
103 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
69 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
455 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4196 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2125 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2872 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
96 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6930 Morohashi
3390 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1281 New Nelson (John Haig)
95 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
99 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
42 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
18 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3547 2001 Kanji
2c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
4-2-1 SKIP code
1740.7 Four corner code
27-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b50 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
leaf, plane, lobe, needle, blade, spear, counter for flat things, fragment, piece
Kun:
On:
ヨウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
414 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 葉 【ヨウ】 counter for leaves, pieces of paper, etc., counter for boats
  • 葉胃 【ヨウイ】 omasum, psalterium, third compartment of the stomach in ruminants
  • 枝葉 【シヨウ】 branches and leaves, foliage, unimportant details, nonessentials, side issue, digression
  • 中葉 【チュウヨウ】 about the middle (of an era), middle lobe (right lung), median lobe (prostate)

Kun reading compounds

  • 葉 【は】 leaf, blade (of grass), (pine) needle
  • 葉書 【はがき】 postcard, memo, note, card
  • 枝葉 【しよう】 branches and leaves, foliage, unimportant details, nonessentials, side issue, digression
  • 一葉 【いちよう】 one leaf, one page, one sheet, one card, one photo, one boat

Readings

Japanese names:
よ、 わ
Chinese:
xie2, ye4, she4
Korean:
yeob, seob

Spanish

  • hoja
  • contador de cosas planas
  • follaje

Portuguese

  • folha
  • avião
  • ponta
  • agulha
  • lâmina
  • lança
  • sufixo p/ contagem de coisas chatas

French

  • feuille
  • lobe
  • aiguille
  • brin (herbe)
  • fragment
  • compteur d'objets plats
327 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
428 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
405 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
405 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4001 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
179 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
870 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1991 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
253 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
253 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
569 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
663 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2912 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1497 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2024 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
233 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
31387P Morohashi
2321 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5129 New Nelson (John Haig)
228 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
243 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
275 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
412 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1964 2001 Kanji
3k9.21 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-9 SKIP code
2-3-8 SKIP code
4490.4 Four corner code
45-53 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8449 Unicode hex code