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

7 strokes
Radical:
body
Parts:
somebody, person, one's station in life
Kun:
On:
シン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
320 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 身長 【シンチョウ】 height (of body), stature
  • 心身 【シンシン】 mind and body
  • 渾身 【コンシン】 one's whole body, all of one's might
  • 終身 【シュウシン】 the whole life

Kun reading compounds

  • 身 【み】 body, oneself, one's place, one's position, main part, meat (as opposed to bone, skin, etc.), wood (as opposed to bark), blade (as opposed to its handle), container (as opposed to its lid)
  • 味方 【みかた】 friend, ally, supporter, taking sides with, supporting, standing by, backing up
  • 入れ墨 【いれずみ】 tattoo
  • 細身 【ほそみ】 narrow, thin (sized), slender

Readings

Chinese:
shen1, juan1
Korean:
sin

Spanish

  • cuerpo
  • uno mismo
  • posición

Portuguese

  • alguém
  • pessoa
  • fase da vida

French

  • individu
  • personne
  • situation sociale
255 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
339 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
323 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
331 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4601 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
791 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
937 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
546 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
59 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
59 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
394 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1768 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4368 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2213 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2977 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1256 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38034 Morohashi
3553 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5928 New Nelson (John Haig)
1248 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1337 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
174 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
285 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
847 2001 Kanji
0a7.5 The Kanji Dictionary
4-7-3 SKIP code
4-7-4 SKIP code
2740.0 Four corner code
31-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8eab Unicode hex code