Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
pestle
Parts:
Variants:
year, counter for years
Kun:
とし
On:
ネン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
6 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 年 【ネン】 year (e.g. AD), counter for years
  • 年間 【ネンカン】 (period of) a year, during an era
  • 晩年 【バンネン】 one's later years, final years (in life)
  • 留年 【リュウネン】 repeating a year (at school), staying in the same class for another year

Kun reading compounds

  • 年 【とし】 year, age, years, past one's prime, old age
  • 年月 【としつき】 months and years
  • いい年 【いいとし】 maturity, mature age
  • 大年 【おおとし】 New Year's Eve, December 31st, Jupiter (planet)

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
nian2
Korean:
nyeon

Spanish

  • año
  • edad

Portuguese

  • Ano

French

  • année
  • compteur d'années
126 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
20 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
64 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
3 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
188 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
64 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
51 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
342 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
45 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
45 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
24 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
574 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2528 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1284 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1752 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1045 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9168 Morohashi
2035 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1593 New Nelson (John Haig)
1036 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1114 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
13 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
51 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2355 2001 Kanji
0a6.16 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-4 SKIP code
4-6-3 SKIP code
8050.0 Four corner code
39-15 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e74 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
one
Parts:
Variants:
generation, world, society, public
Kun:
On:
セイソウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
135 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 世 【セイ】 counter for generations, epoch
  • 世紀 【セイキ】 century, era
  • 近世 【キンセイ】 early modern times (Azuchi-Momoyama period to Edo period, 1568-1867), modern times, recent times
  • 創世 【ソウセイ】 creation of the world
  • 世 【セイ】 counter for generations, epoch
  • 世界 【セカイ】 the world, society, the universe, sphere, circle, world, renowned, world-famous, well-known outside of Japan, realm governed by one Buddha, space
  • 夜店 【ヨミセ】 night stall, night shop, night fair
  • 救世 【キュウセイ】 salvation

Kun reading compounds

  • 世 【よ】 world, society, age, generation
  • 世の中 【よのなか】 society, the world, the times
  • 千代 【せんだい】 thousand years, very long period, forever
  • 君が代 【きみがよ】 Imperial reign, title of Japanese national anthem

Readings

Japanese names:
とし、 ゆ、 ゆき
Chinese:
shi4
Korean:
se

Spanish

  • generación
  • mundo
  • edad

Portuguese

  • geração
  • mundo
  • sociedade
  • pública

French

  • génération
  • monde
  • société
  • public
263 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
344 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
327 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
152 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
95 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
177 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
105 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
335 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
252 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
252 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
156 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
13 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4308 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2178 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2932 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
28 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
31 Morohashi
3496 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
20 New Nelson (John Haig)
28 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
28 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
81 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
254 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1975 2001 Kanji
0a5.37 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-2 SKIP code
4-4-4 SKIP code
4-5-4 SKIP code
4-4-2 SKIP code
4471.7 Four corner code
32-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e16 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
field
Parts:
world, boundary
On:
カイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
158 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 界 【カイ】 kingdom, erathem (rock layer corresponding to the era in which it was deposited), partition of land, the world of (some category)
  • 界隈 【カイワイ】 neighborhood, neighbourhood, vicinity
  • 財界 【ザイカイ】 financial world, business circles
  • 経済界 【ケイザイカイ】 economic world, financial circles, business community

Readings

Chinese:
jie4
Korean:
gye

Spanish

  • borde
  • frontera
  • extensión
  • ámbito

Portuguese

  • mundo

French

  • monde
170 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
260 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
240 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
170 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2998 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
269 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
223 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
967 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.8 Japanese for Busy People
454 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
461 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
157 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1336 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3172 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1632 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2220 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
257 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21775 Morohashi
2563 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3739 New Nelson (John Haig)
251 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
266 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
164 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
320 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3654 2001 Kanji
5f4.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-4 SKIP code
6022.8 Four corner code
19-6 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
754c Unicode hex code

15 strokes (also 14)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
elect, select, choose, prefer
Kun:
えら.ぶ
On:
セン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
57 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 選 【セン】 selection, choice, choosing, picking, election
  • 選手 【センシュ】 player (in game), team member
  • 抽選 【チュウセン】 lottery, raffle, drawing (of lots)
  • 公選 【コウセン】 public election

Kun reading compounds

  • 選ぶ 【えらぶ】 to choose, to select
  • 選ぶところがない 【えらぶところがない】 being the same thing (as), being indistinguishable (from)

Readings

Chinese:
xuan3
Korean:
seon

Spanish

  • elegir
  • seleccionar

Portuguese

  • eleger
  • selecionar
  • escolher
  • preferir

French

  • élection
  • sélection
  • choisir
  • préférer
449 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
556 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
527 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
105 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4744 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
522 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
967 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2419 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
800 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
814 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
264 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
721 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3931 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2026 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2734 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1822 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39127P Morohashi
3169 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6114 New Nelson (John Haig)
1804 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1944 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
341 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
626 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3561 2001 Kanji
2q12.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-12 SKIP code
3-2-12 SKIP code
3730.8 Four corner code
33-10 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9078 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
hand
Kun:
て--てた-
On:
シュ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
60 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 手段 【シュダン】 means, way, measure
  • 手術 【シュジュツ】 surgery, operation, procedure
  • 上手 【ジョウズ】 skillful, skilled, proficient, good (at), adept, clever, flattery
  • 着手 【チャクシュ】 to start work (on), to undertake, to start committing a crime, embarkation, launch
  • 上手 【ジョウズ】 skillful, skilled, proficient, good (at), adept, clever, flattery
  • 交際上手 【コウサイジョウズ】 good at socializing, sociability, being a good mixer

Kun reading compounds

  • 手 【て】 hand, arm, forepaw, foreleg, handle, hand, worker, help, trouble, care, effort, means, way, trick, move, technique, workmanship, hand, handwriting, kind, type, sort, one's hands, one's possession, ability to cope, hand (of cards), direction, move (in go, shogi, etc.)
  • 手紙 【てがみ】 letter
  • 上手 【じょうず】 skillful, skilled, proficient, good (at), adept, clever, flattery
  • 平手 【ひらて】 palm, open hand, playing on equal terms, lack of handicap

Readings

Chinese:
shou3
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • mano

Portuguese

  • mão

French

  • main
28 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
35 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
32 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
42 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1827 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
37 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
54 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
118 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.19 Japanese for Busy People
57 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
57 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
170 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
847 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4267 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2155 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2907 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
644 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11768 Morohashi
3456 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2060 New Nelson (John Haig)
637 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
687 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
57 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
30 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2247 2001 Kanji
3c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-3 SKIP code
2-1-3 SKIP code
2050.0 Four corner code
28-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
624b 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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On reading compounds

  • 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