Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
can, passable, mustn't, should not, do not
Kun:
-べ.き-べ.し
On:
コク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
314 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 可 【カ】 passable, acceptable, tolerable, fair
  • 可もなく不可もなし 【カモナクフカモナシ】 neither good nor bad
  • 不可 【フカ】 wrong, bad, improper, unjustifiable, inadvisable, not allowed, not possible, failing grade
  • 裁可 【サイカ】 sanction, approval

Readings

Japanese names:
よし
Chinese:
ke3, ke4
Korean:
ga, geug

Spanish

  • bueno
  • aprobación
  • posible
  • poder hacer

Portuguese

  • aceitável
  • não deve não
  • faz

French

  • possible
  • acceptable
  • ne doit pas
  • ne pas, négatif
744 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
655 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
816 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
510 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
24 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
253 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
397 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
165 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
388 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
390 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
412 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
314 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3687 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1882 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2562 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
94 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3245 Morohashi
2969 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
701 New Nelson (John Haig)
93 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
97 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
463 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
647 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3149 2001 Kanji
3d2.12 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-3 SKIP code
1062.0 Four corner code
18-36 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53ef Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
laugh
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
913 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 笑納 【ショウノウ】 please accept (this), used to refer to another's acceptance of one's present
  • 笑気 【ショウキ】 nitrous oxide (N2O), laughing gas
  • 苦笑 【クショウ】 bitter smile, wry smile, strained laugh, sarcastic laugh
  • 冷笑 【レイショウ】 derision, derisive laughter, scornful laugh

Kun reading compounds

  • 笑う 【わらう】 to laugh, to smile, to sneer, to ridicule, to be dumbfounded, to be flabbergasted
  • 笑う門には福来る 【わらうかどにはふくきたる】 laugh and grow fat, good fortune and happiness will come to the home of those who smile
  • 笑む 【えむ】 to smile

Readings

Japanese names:
えみ
Chinese:
xiao4
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • risa
  • sonrisa
  • reír
  • sonreír

Portuguese

  • risada

French

  • rire
537 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
900 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
889 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3374 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1147 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
791 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1209 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1235 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1299 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
251 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1472 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3275 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1692 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2300 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
947 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25885 Morohashi
2646 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4256 New Nelson (John Haig)
938 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1008 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
482 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
548 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2363 2001 Kanji
6f4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-4 SKIP code
8843.2 Four corner code
30-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7b11 Unicode hex code