Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
fundamentals, radical (chem), counter for machines, foundation
Kun:
もともとい
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
241 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 基 【キ】 group, (free) radical, counter for installed or mounted objects (e.g. stone lanterns, gravestones, satellites)
  • 起因 【キイン】 cause, origin
  • 塩基 【エンキ】 base
  • 開基 【カイキ】 foundation of a temple, laying a foundation (stone), open base

Kun reading compounds

  • 元 【もと】 origin, source, base, basis, foundation, root, cause, ingredient, material, (somebody's) side, (somebody's) location, original cost (or capital, principal, etc.), (plant) root, (tree) trunk, first section of a waka, counter for blades of grass, tree trunks, etc., and for falcons (in falconry), handle (chopsticks, brush, etc.), grip
  • 基 【もとい】 basis, foundation, cause
  • 失敗は成功のもと 【しっぱいはせいこうのもと】 failure teaches success, failure is a stepping-stone to success
  • 生兵法は大怪我のもと 【なまびょうほうはおおけがのもと】 A little learning is a dangerous thing
  • 基 【もとい】 basis, foundation, cause

Readings

Japanese names:
きい、 とも
Chinese:
ji1
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • fundamento
  • origen
  • base

Portuguese

  • fundamentais
  • radicais (Quim.)
  • comtador para máquinas
  • fundação

French

  • fondements
  • radical (chimie)
  • compteur de machines
  • fondations
755 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
670 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
641 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
382 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1098 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
688 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
435 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1493 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
450 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
457 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
691 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
354 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3312 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1716 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2330 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1783 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5197 Morohashi
2673 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1040 New Nelson (John Haig)
1767 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1904 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
251 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
726 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1972 2001 Kanji
3b8.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-5 SKIP code
2-8-3 SKIP code
4410.4 Four corner code
20-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
57fa Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
dish
Parts:
tray, shallow bowl, platter, tub, board, phonograph record
On:
バン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
881 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 盤 【バン】 disk, disc, record, clock face, tray, shallow bowl, grid, board (e.g. in shogi)
  • 盤面 【バンメン】 surface of a board or record
  • 地盤 【ジバン】 ground, crust (earth), bed (gravel, river, etc.), foundation (building, etc.), base, constituency, power base, support (electoral), footing, foothold
  • 算盤 【ソロバン】 abacus

Readings

Japanese names:
ち、 わ
Chinese:
pan2
Korean:
ban

Spanish

  • plato grande
  • bandeja
  • tablero

Portuguese

  • bandeija
  • taça rasa
  • tijela
  • galão
  • tábua p/ mesa
  • disco (fon.)

French

  • plateau
  • bol creux
  • plat
  • bassin
  • échiquier (Go)
  • disque (musique)
1723 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
908 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3122 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1290 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1557 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2399 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1098 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1149 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1313 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1375 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3533 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1824 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2481 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1890 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
23036 Morohashi
2851 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3902 New Nelson (John Haig)
1872 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2017 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1783 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
874 2001 Kanji
5h10.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-10-5 SKIP code
2710.7 Four corner code
40-55 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
76e4 Unicode hex code