Jisho

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3 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
large, big
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
7 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 大 【ダイ】 the large part of, big, large, great, approximate size, no larger than, -university, large (e.g. serving size), loud (e.g. volume setting)
  • 大学 【ダイガク】 post-secondary education institution, incl. university, college, etc., former central university of Kyoto (established under the ritsuryo system for the training of government administrators), the Great Learning (one of the Four Books)
  • 短大 【タンダイ】 junior college, vocationally oriented two or three year post-secondary education institution
  • 長大 【チョウダイ】 very long, great length
  • 大切 【タイセツ】 important, necessary, indispensable, beloved, precious, dear, cherished, valuable, careful
  • 大使館 【タイシカン】 embassy
  • 負荷増大 【フカゾウタイ】 load increase
  • 御大 【オンタイ】 boss, governor

Kun reading compounds

  • 大きい 【おおきい】 big, large, great, loud

Readings

Japanese names:
うふ、 お、 おう、 た、 たかし、 とも、 はじめ、 ひろ、 ひろし、 まさ、 まさる、 もと、 わ
Chinese:
da4, dai4
Korean:
dae, da, tae

Spanish

  • grande
  • muy
  • mucho

Portuguese

  • grande
  • enorme

French

  • grand
22 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
25 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
53 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
7 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1171 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
32 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
40 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
48 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
26 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
26 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
87 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
408 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4224 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2133 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2882 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
108 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5831 Morohashi
3416 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1133 New Nelson (John Haig)
107 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
112 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
5 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
14 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1463 2001 Kanji
0a3.18 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-4 SKIP code
4003.0 Four corner code
34-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5927 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
tree, wood
Kun:
こ-
On:
ボクモク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
317 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 木石 【ボクセキ】 trees and stones, unfeeling person
  • 木刀 【ボクトウ】 wooden sword
  • 土木 【ドボク】 engineering works, civil engineering, public works
  • 雑木 【ゾウキ】 various kinds of small trees, assorted trees
  • 木 【モク】 Thursday, wood (first of the five elements)
  • 木曜日 【モクヨウビ】 Thursday
  • 堅い材木 【カタイザイモク】 hard lumber
  • 水木 【スイモク】 Wednesday and Thursday

Kun reading compounds

  • 木 【き】 tree, shrub, bush, wood, timber
  • 木綿 【もめん】 cotton (material), red silk-cotton tree (Bombax ceiba)
  • 雑木 【ぞうき】 various kinds of small trees, assorted trees
  • 青木 【あおき】 Japanese laurel, spotted laurel, Aucuba japonica, live tree

Readings

Japanese names:
ぐ、 も、 もと
Chinese:
mu4
Korean:
mog, mo

Spanish

  • árbol
  • madera

Portuguese

  • árvore
  • madeira

French

  • arbre
  • bois (matière)
15 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
17 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
69 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
148 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2170 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
17 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
60 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
109 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
22 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
22 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
20 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1045 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4261 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2149 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2901 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
199 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14415 Morohashi
3450 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2531 New Nelson (John Haig)
195 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
207 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
255 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
36 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1864 2001 Kanji
4a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-3 SKIP code
4090.0 Four corner code
44-58 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6728 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
door, house 戶 (户, 戸)
Parts:
door, counter for houses, door radical (no. 63)
Kun:
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
575 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 戸 【コ】 counter for houses, households, apartments, etc.
  • 戸籍 【コセキ】 family register, census
  • 一戸 【イッコ】 one house, household
  • 下戸 【ゲコ】 someone who can't drink, non-drinker, temperate man

Kun reading compounds

  • 戸 【と】 door (esp. Japanese-style), shutter, window shutter, entrance (to a home), narrows
  • 戸棚 【とだな】 cupboard, locker, closet, wardrobe, cabinet
  • 鳴門 【なると】 strait with a roaring tidal ebb and flow, whirlpool, maelstrom, kamaboko with a spiral whirlpool-like pattern, cooking technique where ingredients are cut in a spiral pattern, Naruto, city in NE Tokushima pref, Naruto Strait, Naruto wakame
  • 引き戸 【ひきど】 sliding door

Readings

Japanese names:
え、 へ
Chinese:
hu4
Korean:
ho

Spanish

  • puerta
  • casa
  • puerta corrediza

Portuguese

  • Porta

French

  • porte
  • compteur de maisons
  • radical porte (no 63)
69 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
120 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
108 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
342 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1817 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
126 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
551 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
59 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
152 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
152 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
534 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
841 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2429 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1227 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1691 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1085 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11696X Morohashi
1930 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2048 New Nelson (John Haig)
1076 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1157 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
90 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3060 2001 Kanji
4m0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-3 SKIP code
3020.7 Four corner code
3027.7 Four corner code
24-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6238 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
forest, woods
Kun:
もり
On:
シン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N2
609 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 森林 【シンリン】 forest, woods
  • 森羅万象 【シンラバンショウ】 all things in nature, the whole creation
  • 森森 【シンシン】 deeply forested

Kun reading compounds

  • 森 【もり】 forest, shrine grove
  • 森青蛙 【もりあおがえる】 forest green tree frog (Rhacophorus arboreus)
  • 大森 【おおもり】 large forest
  • 鎮守の杜 【ちんじゅのもり】 grove of the village shrine

Readings

Japanese names:
もと
Chinese:
sen1
Korean:
sam

Spanish

  • bosque

Portuguese

  • floresta
  • mata

French

  • forêt
  • bois
41 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
65 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
38 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
532 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2301 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
152 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
198 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1735 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
128 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
128 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
460 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1063 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3123 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1602 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2184 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
201 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14974 Morohashi
2475 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2749 New Nelson (John Haig)
197 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
209 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
80 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1864 2001 Kanji
4a8.39 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-8 SKIP code
4099.4 Four corner code
31-25 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
68ee Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
right
Kun:
みぎ
On:
ユウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
602 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 右腕 【ミギウデ】 right arm, right-hand man, right hand, right-hand person, right-handed pitcher
  • 右側 【ミギガワ】 right side, right hand
  • 極右 【キョクウ】 far right (in politics), extreme right, ultraconservative
  • 最右 【サイウ】 right-most, rightmost
  • 右筆 【ユウヒツ】 private secretary, amanuensis
  • 右文 【ユウブン】 respect for literary culture
  • 上下左右 【ジョウゲサユウ】 up and down (top and bottom), left and right

Kun reading compounds

  • 右 【みぎ】 right, right hand side, afore-mentioned (esp. in vertical Japanese writing), foregoing, forgoing, above
  • 右腕 【みぎうで】 right arm, right-hand man, right hand, right-hand person, right-handed pitcher
  • 上右 【うえみぎ】 upper right (corner)
  • 下右 【したみぎ】 lower right (corner)

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 すけ
Chinese:
you4
Korean:
u

Spanish

  • derecha

Portuguese

  • Direita

French

  • droite
19 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
22 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
2 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
503 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
878 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
88 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
33 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
171 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.12 Japanese for Busy People
76 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
76 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
35 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
277 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3693 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1888 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2568 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
78 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3250 Morohashi
2975 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
700 New Nelson (John Haig)
78 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
82 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
384 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
38 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1477 2001 Kanji
3d2.15 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-3 SKIP code
4060.0 Four corner code
17-6 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53f3 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
gate
Parts:
gate, counter for cannons
Kun:
かど
On:
モン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
452 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 門 【モン】 gate, branch of learning based on the teachings of a single master, division, phylum, counter for cannons
  • 門戸 【モンコ】 door
  • 入門 【ニュウモン】 entering an institution, beginning training, primer, manual, introduction (to)
  • 宗門 【シュウモン】 doctrine, creed, sect

Kun reading compounds

  • 門 【もん】 gate, branch of learning based on the teachings of a single master, division, phylum, counter for cannons
  • 門出 【かどで】 leaving one's own house (e.g. when going to war), departure, setting out, starting a new life, starting life anew
  • 帝 【みかど】 emperor (of Japan), mikado, (the gates of an) imperial residence
  • 戸 【と】 door (esp. Japanese-style), shutter, window shutter, entrance (to a home), narrows
  • 門浪 【となみ】 waves in narrow straits
  • 鳴門 【なると】 strait with a roaring tidal ebb and flow, whirlpool, maelstrom, kamaboko with a spiral whirlpool-like pattern, cooking technique where ingredients are cut in a spiral pattern, Naruto, city in NE Tokushima pref, Naruto Strait, Naruto wakame
  • 顎門 【あぎと】 chin, jaw, gills, branchia

Readings

Japanese names:
じょう、 も、 と、 ゆき
Chinese:
men2
Korean:
mun

Spanish

  • puerta

Portuguese

  • portões

French

  • portail
  • compteur de canons
143 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
231 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
211 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
385 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4940 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
105 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
269 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
601 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
161 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
161 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
445 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1838 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1100 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
597 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
789 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1630 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41208 Morohashi
888 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6381 New Nelson (John Haig)
1616 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1743 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
376 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
168 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3853 2001 Kanji
8e0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
3-8-0 SKIP code
7777.7 Four corner code
7777.0 Four corner code
44-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9580 Unicode hex code