Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
four
Kun:
よ.つよっ.つよん
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
47 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 四 【シ】 four
  • 四季 【シキ】 four seasons
  • 十四 【ジュウシ】 14, fourteen
  • 炭素14 【タンソジュウシ】 carbon-14

Kun reading compounds

  • 四 【し】 four
  • 四十 【よんじゅう】 forty
  • 四つ 【よっつ】 four, four years of age, ten o'clock (old time system), cross grips
  • 四つ角 【よつかど】 four corners, crossroads
  • 四つ 【よっつ】 four, four years of age, ten o'clock (old time system), cross grips
  • 四つの力 【よっつのちから】 fundamental interactions, four fundamental forces of nature
  • 四 【し】 four
  • 四十 【よんじゅう】 forty
  • 十四 【じゅうし】 14, fourteen
  • 軽四 【けいよん】 four-wheeled light vehicle

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 つ、 よつ
Chinese:
si4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • cuatro
  • 4

Portuguese

  • quatro

French

  • quatre
4 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
4 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
26 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
18 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1025 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
6 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
35 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
188 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
6 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
6 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
4 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
335 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3778 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1928 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2620 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
4 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4682 Morohashi
3044 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
938 New Nelson (John Haig)
4 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
4 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
114 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
37 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3675 2001 Kanji
3s2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-2 SKIP code
4-5-1 SKIP code
6021.0 Four corner code
27-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
56db Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
character, letter, word, section of village
Kun:
あざあざな-な
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
485 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 字 【ジ】 character (i.e. kanji), hand-writing, penmanship, the ... word (i.e. "the L word" = "love")
  • 字引 【ジビキ】 dictionary
  • 名字 【ミョウジ】 surname, family name
  • 頭文字 【カシラモジ】 first letter of a word, capital letter (at the start of a word or sentence), initials (of one's name)

Kun reading compounds

  • 字 【あざ】 section of village
  • 字 【あざな】 Chinese courtesy name (name formerly given to adult Chinese men, used in place of their given name in formal situations), nickname, section of a village
  • 大字 【おおあざ】 larger section (of village)
  • 小字 【こあざ】 small administrative unit (of a village)
  • 字 【あざな】 Chinese courtesy name (name formerly given to adult Chinese men, used in place of their given name in formal situations), nickname, section of a village

Readings

Chinese:
zi4
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • carácter
  • letra
  • palabra

Portuguese

  • caracter
  • letra
  • palavra
  • seção de aldeia

French

  • caractère
  • lettre
  • mot
  • hameau
86 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
78 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
28 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
612 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1281 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
121 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
156 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.17 Japanese for Busy People
110 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
110 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
528 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
457 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2696 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1374 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1860 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
188 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6942 Morohashi
2172 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1285 New Nelson (John Haig)
185 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
197 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
57 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
747 2001 Kanji
3m2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
2-3-2 SKIP code
3040.7 Four corner code
27-90 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b57 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
mellow, ripen, mature, acquire skill
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1415 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 熟練した 【ジュクレンシタ】 experienced, skilled, proficient
  • 熟練工 【ジュクレンコウ】 skilled workman, master mechanic
  • 半熟 【ハンジュク】 half-cooked, half-done, soft-boiled
  • 完熟 【カンジュク】 completely ripe, completely mature

Kun reading compounds

  • 熟れる 【うれる】 to ripen (fruit, grain, etc.), to become ripe

Readings

Chinese:
shou2, shu2
Korean:
sug

Spanish

  • madurar
  • adquirir habilidad
  • pensar bien

Portuguese

  • maturar
  • amadurecer
  • amadurecimento
  • adquirir habilidade

French

  • mûrir
  • maturité
  • acquérir des capacités
905 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
894 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1517 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2795 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1508 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1519 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2406 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
687 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
700 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
864 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1282 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3558 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1836 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2498 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
316 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19332 Morohashi
2868 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3472 New Nelson (John Haig)
310 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
332 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
984 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
440 2001 Kanji
4d10.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-11-4 SKIP code
2-10-4 SKIP code
0533.1 Four corner code
0433.1 Four corner code
29-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
719f Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
word, speech, language
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
301 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 語 【ゴ】 language, word
  • 語学 【ゴガク】 study of language, linguistics, foreign language study
  • 標語 【ヒョウゴ】 motto, slogan, catchword
  • 漢語 【カンゴ】 Japanese word of Chinese origin, Sino-Japanese word, (ancient) Chinese language

Kun reading compounds

  • 語る 【かたる】 to talk about, to speak of, to tell, to narrate, to recite, to chant, to indicate, to show
  • 語るに落ちる 【かたるにおちる】 to let slip a secret, to let the cat out of the bag
  • 語らう 【かたらう】 to talk, to tell, to recite, to pledge, to conspire with
  • 語らうに友無く 【かたらうにともなく】 with no friend to talk to

Readings

Chinese:
yu3, yu4
Korean:
eo

Spanish

  • palabra
  • discurso
  • lenguaje
  • hablar
  • conversar
  • narrar

Portuguese

  • palavra
  • discurso
  • língua

French

  • langage
  • mot
  • raconter
209 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
124 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
112 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
274 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4374 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
231 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
87 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2136 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
67 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
67 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
154 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1685 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1944 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1040 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1402 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
353 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35533 Morohashi
1543 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5628 New Nelson (John Haig)
347 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
371 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
211 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
231 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3077 2001 Kanji
7a7.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-7 SKIP code
0166.1 Four corner code
24-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a9e Unicode hex code