Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
spear, halberd
Parts:
ego, I, selfish, our, oneself
Kun:
われわ.が-わが-
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
829 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 我 【ガ】 obstinacy, atman, the self, the ego
  • 我慢 【ガマン】 patience, endurance, perseverance, tolerance, self-control, self-denial
  • 無我 【ムガ】 selflessness, self-effacement, self-renunciation, anatta, anatman, doctrine that states that humans do not possess souls
  • 小我 【ショウガ】 the self, the ego

Kun reading compounds

  • 我 【われ】 I, me, oneself, you, prefix indicating familiarity or contempt
  • 我々 【われわれ】 we
  • 我 【われ】 I, me, oneself, you, prefix indicating familiarity or contempt
  • 我が 【わが】 my, our, one's own

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 あが、 か
Chinese:
wo3
Korean:
a

Spanish

  • yo
  • uno mismo
  • ego

Portuguese

  • ego
  • Eu
  • egoísta
  • nosso
  • a si próprio

French

  • ego
  • je
  • moi
  • égoïste
  • notre
  • soi-même
745 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
833 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
817 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1392 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
200 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
719 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1329 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
545 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1302 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1381 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1164 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
837 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4362 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2208 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2971 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
647 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11545 Morohashi
3548 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2028 New Nelson (John Haig)
640 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
690 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
380 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
848 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2259 2001 Kanji
0a7.10 The Kanji Dictionary
4-7-3 SKIP code
4-7-4 SKIP code
2355.0 Four corner code
18-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6211 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
house, home, family, professional, expert, performer
Kun:
いえうち
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
133 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 家 【カ】 -ist (used after a noun indicating someone's occupation, pursuits, disposition, etc.), -er
  • 家屋 【カオク】 house, building
  • 研究家 【ケンキュウカ】 researcher, student (of)
  • 活動家 【カツドウカ】 activist
  • 家 【ケ】 house (e.g. of Tokugawa), family
  • 家来 【ケライ】 retainer, retinue, servant
  • 本家 【ホンケ】 head house (family), birthplace, originator
  • 公家 【クゲ】 court noble, nobility, Imperial Court

Kun reading compounds

  • 家 【いえ】 house, residence, dwelling, family, household, lineage, family name
  • 家主 【やぬし】 landlord, landlady, house owner, home owner, head of the household
  • 本家 【ほんけ】 head house (family), birthplace, originator
  • 小家 【こいえ】 small and simple home
  • 屋 【や】 (something) shop, somebody who sells (something) or works as (something), somebody with a (certain) personality trait, house, roof
  • 家内 【かない】 (my) wife, inside the home, one's family
  • 長屋 【ながや】 tenement house, row house
  • 本家 【ほんけ】 head house (family), birthplace, originator
  • 家 【うち】 house, home (one's own), (one's) family, (one's) household
  • 家中 【うちじゅう】 whole family, all (members of) family, all over the house

Readings

Japanese names:
あり、 え、 く、 つか、 べ
Chinese:
jia1, gu1
Korean:
ga

Spanish

  • casa
  • hogar
  • especialista

Portuguese

  • casa
  • lar

French

  • maison
53 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
89 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
83 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
81 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1311 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
151 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
158 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1185 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.8 Japanese for Busy People
165 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
165 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
52 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
480 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2827 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1458 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1963 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
547 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7169 Morohashi
2273 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1337 New Nelson (John Haig)
541 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
580 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
46 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
189 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
751 2001 Kanji
3m7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-7 SKIP code
3023.2 Four corner code
18-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bb6 Unicode hex code