Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
name, noted, distinguished, reputation
Kun:
-な
On:
メイミョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
177 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 名 【メイ】 counter for people (usu. seating, reservations and such), first name, famous, great, name, noun
  • 名人 【メイジン】 master, expert
  • 匿名 【トクメイ】 anonymity, using an assumed name
  • 異名 【イミョウ】 another name, nickname, alias, synonym (taxonomy)
  • 名字 【ミョウジ】 surname, family name
  • 名目 【メイモク】 name, title, appellation, (something) nominal, (under the) pretext (of), pretense
  • 異名 【イミョウ】 another name, nickname, alias, synonym (taxonomy)
  • 本名 【ホンミョウ】 real name

Kun reading compounds

  • 名 【な】 name, given name, title, fame, renown, reputation, pretext, pretense, justification, appearance
  • 名前 【なまえ】 name, full name, given name, first name
  • 片仮名 【かたかな】 katakana, angular Japanese syllabary used primarily for loanwords
  • 仮名 【かな】 kana, Japanese syllabary (i.e. hiragana, katakana)

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
ming2
Korean:
myeong

Spanish

  • nombre
  • célebre
  • distinguido
  • reputación

Portuguese

  • nome
  • fama
  • distinção
  • reputação

French

  • nom
  • célèbre
  • fameux
  • réputation
140 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
55 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
71 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
116 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1170 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
131 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
34 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
346 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
82 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
82 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
82 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
285 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2693 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1371 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1857 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
113 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3297 Morohashi
2169 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
716 New Nelson (John Haig)
112 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
117 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
140 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
53 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2577 2001 Kanji
3d3.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
4-6-1 SKIP code
3-3-3 SKIP code
2760.0 Four corner code
44-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
540d Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
nothingness, none, ain't, nothing, nil, not
Kun:
な.い
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
274 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 無 【ム】 nothing, naught, nought, nil, zero, un-, non-
  • 無策 【ムサク】 lacking means or measures or policies
  • 皆無 【カイム】 nonexistent, nil, none, nothing (at all), bugger-all
  • 虚無 【キョム】 nihility, nothingness
  • 無 【ブ】 un-, non-, bad ..., poor ...
  • 無事 【ブジ】 safety, peace, quietness

Kun reading compounds

  • 無い 【ない】 nonexistent, not being (there), unpossessed, unowned, not had, unique, indicates negation, inexperience, unnecessariness or impossibility, not ..., to not be..., to have not ...
  • ないと行けない 【ないといけない】 have to (verb), must (verb), is indispensable, absolutely necessary
  • 苦無 【くない】 ninja throwing knives, mediaeval farming tool for digging, prying, etc.

Readings

Chinese:
wu2, mo2
Korean:
mu

Spanish

  • nada
  • inexistente
  • prefijo negativo
  • no hay

Portuguese

  • Sem valor
  • nada
  • não sou/ estou
  • nihil
  • não

French

  • néant
  • rien
  • ne pas
  • non
  • in-
  • négatif
723 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
620 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
796 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
227 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2773 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
386 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
715 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1789 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
93 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
93 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
400 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1280 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2648 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1351 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1832 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1791 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19113 Morohashi
2135 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3439 New Nelson (John Haig)
1775 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1913 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
179 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
600 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2340 2001 Kanji
4d8.8 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-10 SKIP code
2-8-4 SKIP code
8033.1 Four corner code
44-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7121 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
authority, power, rights
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
156 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 権 【ケン】 right (to do something), authority, power
  • 権利 【ケンリ】 right, privilege
  • 棄権 【キケン】 abstention (from voting), renunciation (of a right), withdrawal (from a contest)
  • 抵当権 【テイトウケン】 mortgage, a lien on one's mortgage
  • 権化 【ゴンゲ】 incarnation (of Buddha or bodhisattva), avatar, embodiment (as in "embodiment of evil"), incarnation, personification
  • 権現 【ゴンゲン】 manifestation of a Buddha (or bodhisattva, etc.) in the form of a Shinto kami

Kun reading compounds

  • 仮殿 【かりどの】 temporary shrine (houses the object in which the deity resides when main shrine is under repairs)

Readings

Chinese:
quan2
Korean:
gweon

Spanish

  • derechos
  • autoridad
  • poder
  • establecer temporalmente

Portuguese

  • autoridade
  • força
  • direitos

French

  • pouvoir
  • autorité
  • droits
774 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
862 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
851 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
260 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2360 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
420 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
643 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2300 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
335 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
335 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
804 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1112 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1348 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
731 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
977 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
578 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
15484 Morohashi
1065 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2853 New Nelson (John Haig)
571 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
613 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
162 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
983 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1875 2001 Kanji
4a11.18 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-11 SKIP code
4891.4 Four corner code
24-2 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6a29 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
eight
Parts:
soldier, private, troops, army, warfare, strategy, tactics
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
522 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 兵 【ヘイ】 (common) soldier, rank and file, army, troops, warfare, strategy
  • 兵隊 【ヘイタイ】 soldier, sailor
  • 伏兵 【フクヘイ】 ambush, troops in ambush
  • 工兵 【コウヘイ】 combat engineer, military engineer, combat engineering, military engineering
  • 兵庫県 【ヒョウゴケン】 Hyogo prefecture (Kinki area) (Hyougo)
  • 兵法 【ヘイホウ】 art of war, strategy, tactics
  • 小兵 【コヒョウ】 small build, small stature
  • 大兵 【ダイヒョウ】 of great build or stature, great number of soldiers, great army

Kun reading compounds

  • 兵 【つわもの】 warrior, soldier, courageous person, strong person
  • 古強者 【ふるつわもの】 feudal warrior, samurai, old soldier, veteran, old hand

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
bing1
Korean:
byeong

Spanish

  • soldado
  • marinero
  • tropa

Portuguese

  • soldado
  • particular
  • tropas
  • exército
  • guerra
  • estratégia
  • tática

French

  • soldat
  • simple soldat
  • troupes
  • armée
  • guerre
  • stratégie
  • tactique
712 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
606 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
578 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
447 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
201 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
396 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
343 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
499 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
784 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
798 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
994 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
155 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3158 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1621 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2207 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1343 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1462 Morohashi
2551 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
374 New Nelson (John Haig)
1331 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1429 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
243 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
489 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2661 2001 Kanji
2o5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-2 SKIP code
7280.1 Four corner code
42-28 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5175 Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
go, do
Parts:
Variants:
defense, protection
On:
エイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
400 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 衛星 【エイセイ】 satellite
  • 衛生 【エイセイ】 hygiene, sanitation, health
  • 自衛 【ジエイ】 self-defense, self-defence
  • 専守防衛 【センシュボウエイ】 nonaggressive defense (policy) (defence)
  • 衛星 【エイセイ】 satellite
  • 衛生 【エイセイ】 hygiene, sanitation, health
  • 近衛 【コノエ】 Imperial Guards
  • 兵衛 【ヒョウエ】 middle palace guard (ritsuryo system)

Readings

Japanese names:
もり、 い、 まもる
Chinese:
wei4
Korean:
wi

Spanish

  • defensa
  • protección
  • guardián

Portuguese

  • defesa
  • proteção

French

  • défense
  • protection
551 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
646 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
617 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
394 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1639 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
686 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1722 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2452 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
815 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
834 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
780 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1617 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
938 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
526 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
686 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1661 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34073 Morohashi
760 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1776 New Nelson (John Haig)
1646 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1775 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
287 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
813 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2053 2001 Kanji
3i13.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-13 SKIP code
2122.1 Four corner code
2150.6 Four corner code
17-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
885b Unicode hex code