Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
turban, scarf
Parts:
hope, beg, request, pray, beseech, Greece, dilute (acid), rare, few, phenomenal
Kun:
まれ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
896 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 希 【キ】 dilute, rare
  • 希望 【キボウ】 hope, wish, aspiration
  • 古希 【コキ】 70th birthday
  • 七十古希 【シチジュウコキ】 Men seldom live to be seventy (Du Fu (c.712-c.770)), Few people live to be seventy
  • 希有 【ケウ】 rare, uncommon

Kun reading compounds

  • 稀 【まれ】 rare, seldom
  • 類稀 【たぐいまれ】 unique, rare, exceptional, unparalleled, incomparable
  • ごく稀 【ごくまれ】 extremely rare

Readings

Japanese names:
のぞ、 のぞみ
Chinese:
xi1
Korean:
heui

Spanish

  • raro
  • poco
  • deseo
  • esperanza
  • Grecia

Portuguese

  • esperança
  • pedir
  • solicitação
  • implorar
  • Grécia
  • diluir (ácido)
  • raro
  • poucos
  • fenomenal

French

  • espoir
  • demander
  • prier
  • implorer
  • dilution
  • Grèce
  • rare
  • peu nombreux
  • phénoménal
575 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
470 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
447 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
798 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1470 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
823 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
495 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
445 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
676 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
689 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
888 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
559 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2543 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1294 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1763 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1501 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8813 Morohashi
2049 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1553 New Nelson (John Haig)
1489 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1602 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
477 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2944 2001 Kanji
3f4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-5 SKIP code
4-7-4 SKIP code
3-4-3 SKIP code
4022.7 Four corner code
20-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e0c Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
moon, month
Parts:
ambition, full moon, hope, desire, aspire to, expect
Kun:
のぞ.むもち
On:
ボウモウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
470 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 望 【ボウ】 full moon, 15th day of the lunar month
  • 望遠鏡 【ボウエンキョウ】 telescope
  • 待望 【タイボウ】 waiting expectantly, waiting eagerly, looking forward to, long-awaited
  • 願望 【ガンボウ】 desire, wish, aspiration
  • 願望 【ガンボウ】 desire, wish, aspiration
  • 本望 【ホンモウ】 long-cherished ambition, satisfaction

Kun reading compounds

  • 望む 【のぞむ】 to desire, to wish for, to expect, to see, to command (a view of)
  • 望むらくは 【のぞむらくは】 I pray that, I wish that
  • 望 【ぼう】 full moon, 15th day of the lunar month
  • 望月 【もちづき】 full moon, 15th day of the lunar calendar, full moon of the eighth lunar month

Readings

Japanese names:
み、 も
Chinese:
wang4
Korean:
mang

Spanish

  • esperanza
  • deseo
  • aspiración
  • mirar lejos
  • popularidad
  • desear
  • esperar

Portuguese

  • ambição
  • lua cheia
  • esperança
  • desejo
  • aspirar
  • esperar

French

  • ambition
  • espoir
  • désir
  • aspirer à
  • dominer (vue)
  • contempler
  • pleine lune
514 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
613 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
585 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
361 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2940 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
767 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
613 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1777 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
673 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
685 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
581 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1007 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3408 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1756 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2390 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
500 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14368P Morohashi
2742 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4819 New Nelson (John Haig)
489 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
528 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
314 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
578 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
472 2001 Kanji
4f7.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-7-4 SKIP code
0710.4 Four corner code
43-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
671b Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
small, insignificant
Parts:
little, small
Kun:
ちい.さいこ-お-さ-
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
114 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 小 【ショウ】 smallness, small item, short month (i.e. having fewer than 31 days), elementary school, younger or inferior (of two items or people with the same name), unit of field area (approx. 400 sq m)
  • 小学校 【ショウガッコウ】 primary school, elementary school, grade school
  • 微小 【ビショウ】 microscopic
  • 中小 【チュウショウ】 small to medium

Kun reading compounds

  • 小さい 【ちいさい】 small, little, tiny
  • 小さい頃 【ちいさいころ】 as a child, when one was a child

Readings

Japanese names:
いさら、 こう、 さざ、 しゃお、 ちいさ
Chinese:
xiao3
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • poco
  • pequeño

Portuguese

  • Pequeno
  • pouco

French

  • petit
24 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
27 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
36 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
63 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1355 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
33 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
46 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
21 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.15 Japanese for Busy People
27 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
27 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
88 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
511 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
7 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
106 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7473 Morohashi
7 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1389 New Nelson (John Haig)
105 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
110 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
126 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
15 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1141 2001 Kanji
3n0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-1-2 SKIP code
9000.0 Four corner code
30-14 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c0f Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
scholar, bachelor
Parts:
Variants:
sell
Kun:
う.るう.れる
On:
バイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
202 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 売買 【バイバイ】 trade, buying and selling, trafficking (e.g. of humans, arms, drugs), dealing
  • 売店 【バイテン】 stand, stall, booth, kiosk, store
  • 乱売 【ランバイ】 underselling, panic selling
  • 転売 【テンバイ】 resale

Kun reading compounds

  • 売る 【うる】 to sell
  • 売れる 【うれる】 to sell (well), to be well known, to be popular, to be famous

Readings

Japanese names:
うり、 うる、 め
Chinese:
mai4
Korean:
mae

Spanish

  • vender
  • ensanchar
  • propagar
  • ser vendido

Portuguese

  • Vender

French

  • vendre
301 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
211 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
192 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
131 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1067 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
47 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
147 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
466 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.8 Japanese for Busy People
239 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
239 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
187 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
397 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2722 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1391 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1878 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
329 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5647P Morohashi
2196 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
990 New Nelson (John Haig)
323 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
345 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
313 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
151 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1457 2001 Kanji
3p4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-4 SKIP code
4021.2 Four corner code
39-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
58f2 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
西
Variants:
value, price
Kun:
あたい
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
250 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 価 【カ】 valence, valency
  • 価格 【カカク】 price, value, cost
  • 時価 【ジカ】 current value, price, market value
  • 薬価 【ヤッカ】 National Health Insurance drug price, NHI drug price

Kun reading compounds

  • 値 【あたい】 price, cost, value, worth, merit, value, count, number, variable (computer programming, programing)
  • 値する 【あたいする】 to be worth, to deserve, to merit

Readings

Chinese:
jia4, jie4
Korean:
ga

Spanish

  • valor
  • precio
  • coste
  • mérito

Portuguese

  • valor
  • preço

French

  • prix
  • valeur
563 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
657 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
626 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
202 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
422 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
762 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
317 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
421 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
427 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
425 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
86 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
95 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
64 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
67 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1617 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
628P Morohashi
87 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
188 New Nelson (John Haig)
1603 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1729 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
342 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
678 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2176 2001 Kanji
2a6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-6 SKIP code
2126.0 Four corner code
18-33 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4fa1 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
status, rank, capacity, character, case (law, grammar)
On:
カクコウキャクゴウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
281 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 格 【カク】 status, position, rank, method, way, style, rule, regulation, law, grammatical case, figure (syllogism)
  • 格安航空券 【カクヤスコウクウケン】 discount airline ticket
  • 厳格 【ゲンカク】 strict, severe, stern, rigid, rigorous, tough
  • 規格 【キカク】 standard, norm
  • 格子 【コウシ】 lattice, latticework, window bars, grid, grating
  • 格子柄 【コウシガラ】 check pattern, checked pattern, checkered pattern, plaid, lattice design
  • 格 【キャク】 amendment (of the ritsuryo)
  • 格式 【カクシキ】 formality, social rules, social status, social standing, amendments and enforcement regulations (of the ritsuryo)
  • 弘仁格 【コウニンキャク】 Ordinance of the Konin Era
  • 格天井 【ゴウテンジョウ】 coffered ceiling

Readings

Japanese names:
いたる、 のり
Chinese:
ge2, ge1
Korean:
gyeog, nag

Spanish

  • estado
  • rango
  • posición
  • regla
  • ley
  • aptitud
  • capacidad
  • carácter

Portuguese

  • condição
  • posição
  • capacidade
  • caracter
  • caso (lei
  • gramática)

French

  • rang
  • statut
  • capacité
  • caractère
  • cas (loi, grammaire)
569 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
663 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
633 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
334 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2259 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
716 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
633 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1099 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
643 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
653 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
852 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1088 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1161 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
627 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
835 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
298 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14749 Morohashi
926 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2668 New Nelson (John Haig)
292 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
312 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
403 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
710 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1877 2001 Kanji
4a6.17 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-6 SKIP code
4796.4 Four corner code
19-42 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
683c Unicode hex code