Jisho

×

9 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
shining, bright
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N1
697 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 昭和 【ショウワ】 Shōwa era (1926.12.25-1989.1.7), Showa era
  • 昭栄 【ショウエイ】 Shoei (motorcycle helmet manufacturing company), Shouei
  • 昭昭 【ショウショウ】 clear, bright, plain, obvious

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 あきら、 かず、 かずみ、 てる
Chinese:
zhao1
Korean:
so, jo

Spanish

  • luminoso
  • brillante

Portuguese

  • brilhar
  • brilhante

French

  • briller
249 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
331 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
315 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
549 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2114 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
517 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1406 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
841 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
997 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1034 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
867 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
987 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1107 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
602 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
796 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
88 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13855 Morohashi
894 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2446 New Nelson (John Haig)
87 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
91 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
331 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3877 2001 Kanji
4c5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-5 SKIP code
6706.2 Four corner code
30-28 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
662d Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
Variants:
harmony, Japanese style, peace, soften, Japan
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
124 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 和 【ワ】 sum, harmony, peace, Japan, Japanese-style
  • 和服 【ワフク】 Japanese clothes
  • 昭和 【ショウワ】 Shōwa era (1926.12.25-1989.1.7), Showa era
  • 柔和 【ニュウワ】 gentle, mild, meek, tender
  • 阿蘭陀 【オランダ】 Holland, The Netherlands
  • 和尚 【オショウ】 preceptor or high priest (esp. in Zen or Pure Land Buddhism), preceptor or high priest (in Tendai or Kegon Buddhism), preceptor or high priest (in Shingon, Hosso, Ritsu or Shin Buddhism), second highest priestly rank in Buddhism, monk (esp. the head monk of a temple), master (of one's art, trade, etc.)
  • 和尚 【オショウ】 preceptor or high priest (esp. in Zen or Pure Land Buddhism), preceptor or high priest (in Tendai or Kegon Buddhism), preceptor or high priest (in Shingon, Hosso, Ritsu or Shin Buddhism), second highest priestly rank in Buddhism, monk (esp. the head monk of a temple), master (of one's art, trade, etc.)
  • 和声 【ワセイ】 harmony, concord, consonance
  • 諧和 【カイワ】 gentle mutual affection, harmony, harmony

Kun reading compounds

  • 和らぐ 【やわらぐ】 to soften, to calm down, to be eased, to be mitigated, to subside, to abate
  • 和らげる 【やわらげる】 to soften, to moderate, to relieve
  • 和む 【なごむ】 to be softened, to calm down
  • 和やか 【なごやか】 mild, calm, gentle, quiet, congenial, amicable, amiable, friendly, genial, harmonious, peaceful
  • 和やかな家庭 【なごやかなかてい】 harmonious (happy) family

Readings

Japanese names:
あい、 いず、 かず、 かつ、 かつり、 かづ、 たけ、 ち、 とも、 な、 にぎ、 まさ、 やす、 よし、 より、 わだこ、 わっ
Chinese:
he2, he4, huo2, huo4, huo5, hai1, he5
Korean:
hwa

Spanish

  • armonía
  • paz
  • estilo japonés
  • suavizar
  • calmar
  • tranquilo
  • armonioso

Portuguese

  • harmonia
  • estilo Japonês
  • paz
  • amaciar
  • Japão

French

  • harmonie
  • style japonais
  • paix
  • adoucir
  • Japon
338 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
440 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
416 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
151 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3268 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
277 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
412 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
638 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.5 Japanese for Busy People
124 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
124 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
352 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
326 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1450 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
769 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1044 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
906 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3490 Morohashi
1130 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
770 New Nelson (John Haig)
897 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
963 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
85 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
318 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2277 2001 Kanji
5d3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-3 SKIP code
2690.0 Four corner code
47-34 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
548c Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
woman, female
Kun:
おんな
On:
ジョニョニョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
151 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 女 【ジョ】 woman, girl, daughter, Chinese "Girl" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
  • 女性 【ジョセイ】 woman, female, feminine gender
  • 処女 【ショジョ】 virgin, maiden
  • 一女 【イチジョ】 one daughter, eldest daughter, first-born daughter
  • 女性 【ジョセイ】 woman, female, feminine gender
  • 女房 【ニョウボウ】 wife (esp. one's own wife), court lady, female court attache, woman who served at the imperial palace, woman (esp. as a love interest)
  • 天女 【テンニョ】 heavenly nymph, celestial maiden
  • 童女 【ドウジョ】 (little) girl
  • 女房 【ニョウボウ】 wife (esp. one's own wife), court lady, female court attache, woman who served at the imperial palace, woman (esp. as a love interest)
  • 女官 【ジョカン】 court lady

Kun reading compounds

  • 女 【おんな】 female, woman, female sex, female lover, girlfriend, mistress, (someone's) woman
  • 女の子 【おんなのこ】 girl, daughter, young woman
  • 醜女 【しゅうじょ】 homely woman, plain-looking woman, female demon
  • 小股の切れ上がったいい女 【こまたのきれあがったいいおんな】 slender and smartly shaped woman
  • 雌 【め】 female, woman, wife
  • 女神 【めがみ】 goddess, female deity
  • 早乙女 【さおとめ】 young female rice planter, young girl
  • 醜女 【しゅうじょ】 homely woman, plain-looking woman, female demon

Readings

Japanese names:
おな、 た、 つき、 な
Chinese:
nu:3, ru3
Korean:
nyeo, yeo

Spanish

  • femenino
  • mujer

Portuguese

  • mulher
  • fêmea

French

  • femme
  • féminin
32 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
41 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
35 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
178 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1185 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
62 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
42 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
114 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
102 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
102 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
68 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
423 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4226 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2135 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2884 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
99 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6036 Morohashi
3418 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1173 New Nelson (John Haig)
98 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
102 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
60 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
19 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1769 2001 Kanji
3e0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-4 SKIP code
4040.0 Four corner code
29-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5973 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac
Kun:
-こ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
72 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 子 【シ】 child (esp. a boy), viscount, master (founder of a school of thought, esp. Confucius), philosophy (branch of Chinese literature), non-Confucian Hundred Schools of Thought writings, you (of one's equals), -er (i.e. a man who spends all his time doing...)
  • 子孫 【シソン】 descendant, posterity, offspring
  • 椰子 【ヤシ】 palm tree (any tree of family Arecaceae)
  • 中性子 【チュウセイシ】 neutron
  • 主 【ス】 honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name
  • 金子 【キンス】 money, funds
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce
  • 対子 【トイツ】 pair
  • 七対子 【チートイツ】 seven pairs, winning hand composed of seven pairs

Kun reading compounds

  • 子 【こ】 child, young (animal), young woman, young geisha, offshoot, interest, new shares, player who is not a dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.), bird egg, -er (often of young women)
  • 子 【こう】 child, interest
  • 判子 【はんこ】 seal (used for signature)
  • 雨後の筍 【うごのたけのこ】 similar things turning up one after another, bamboo shoots after rain
  • 子 【ね】 first sign of Chinese zodiac (The Rat, 11pm-1am, north, November)
  • 子忌み 【ねいみ】 collecting herbs and pulling out young pine trees by the roots (annual event held on the first Day of the Rat of the New Year)
  • 甲子 【きのえね】 first of the sexagenary cycle
  • 壬子 【みずのえね】 49th of the sexagenary cycle

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 き、 ぎ、 く、 け、 ねっ
Chinese:
zi3, zi2, zi5
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • chiquillo
  • niño

Portuguese

  • criança

French

  • enfant
  • signe de la 1ère branche terrestre
  • signe du Rat (zodiaque)
  • 23 h à 01 h
  • Nord (0°)
31 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
40 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
25 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
56 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1264 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
61 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
43 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
38 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
103 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
103 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
69 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
455 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4196 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2125 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2872 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
96 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6930 Morohashi
3390 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1281 New Nelson (John Haig)
95 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
99 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
42 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
18 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3547 2001 Kanji
2c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
4-2-1 SKIP code
1740.7 Four corner code
27-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b50 Unicode hex code

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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  • 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)
  • 膨大 【ボウダイ】 huge, vast, enormous, colossal, extensive, large, swelling, expansion
  • 雄大 【ユウダイ】 grand, magnificent, majestic, great, sublime
  • 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

8 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
Variants:
study, learning, science
Kun:
まな.ぶ
On:
ガク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
63 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 学 【ガク】 learning, scholarship, study, erudition, knowledge, education, study of ..., -ology, -ics
  • 学生 【ガクセイ】 student (esp. a university student)
  • 語学 【ゴガク】 study of language, linguistics, foreign language study
  • 退学 【タイガク】 dropping out of school, withdrawing from school, expulsion from school, dismissal, leaving school (university, etc.) after completing a course

Kun reading compounds

  • 学ぶ 【まなぶ】 to study (in depth), to learn, to take lessons in

Readings

Japanese names:
たか、 のり
Chinese:
xue2
Korean:
hag

Spanish

  • estudio
  • aprendizaje
  • ciencia
  • estudiar

Portuguese

  • estudo
  • aprendizagem
  • ciência

French

  • étudier
  • apprendre
  • science
57 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
45 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
10 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
33 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1271 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
66 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
44 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
719 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.9 Japanese for Busy People
109 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
109 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
50 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
460 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3162 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1625 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2211 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
330 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6974 Morohashi
2555 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1294 New Nelson (John Haig)
324 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
346 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
15 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
71 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
947 2001 Kanji
3n4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-3 SKIP code
2-3-4 SKIP code
2-5-2 SKIP code
2-3-5 SKIP code
3240.7 Four corner code
9040.7 Four corner code
19-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b66 Unicode hex code

2 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
person
Kun:
ひと-り-と
On:
ジンニン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
5 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 人 【ジン】 -ian (e.g. Italian), -ite (e.g. Tokyoite), indicates nationality, race, origin, etc., -er (e.g. performer, etc.), person working with ..., indicates expertise (in a certain field), (usu. in compound words) man, person, people
  • 人口 【ジンコウ】 population, common talk
  • 退役軍人 【タイエキグンジン】 ex-serviceman, veteran
  • スコットランド人 【スコットランドジン】 Scot, Scottish person
  • 人 【ニン】 counter for people, person
  • 人形 【ニンギョウ】 doll, puppet, figure
  • 見物人 【ケンブツニン】 spectator, sightseer, onlooker
  • 仲人 【ナコウド】 matchmaker, go-between, intermediary, middleman, mediator, intercessor

Kun reading compounds

  • 人 【ひと】 man, person, human being, mankind, people, human (Homo sapiens), humans as a species, character, personality, man of talent, true man, another person, other people, others, adult
  • 人ごみ 【ひとごみ】 crowd of people
  • 男の人 【おとこのひと】 man
  • あの人 【あのひと】 he, she, that person, you

Readings

Japanese names:
じ、 と、 ね、 ひこ、 ふみ
Chinese:
ren2
Korean:
in

Spanish

  • persona

Portuguese

  • pessoa

French

  • être humain
  • personne
30 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
39 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
39 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
9 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
339 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
4 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
11 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
14 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
1 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
15 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
42 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4175 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2111 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2857 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
960 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
344 Morohashi
3368 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
99 New Nelson (John Haig)
951 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1023 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
7 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1262 2001 Kanji
2a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-2-4 SKIP code
8000.0 Four corner code
31-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4eba Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
see
Parts:
see, hopes, chances, idea, opinion, look at, visible
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
22 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 見 【ケン】 view (of life, etc.), outlook
  • 見物 【ケンブツ】 sightseeing, watching, viewing, sightseer, watcher, spectator
  • 一見 【イッケン】 look, glimpse, glance, apparently, seemingly, first meeting
  • 政見 【セイケン】 political views

Kun reading compounds

  • 見る 【みる】 to see, to look, to watch, to view, to observe, to look over, to look on, to assess, to examine, to judge, to look after, to keep an eye on, to take care of, to view (e.g. flowers, movie), to try, to try out, to test, to see that..., to find that...
  • 見る見る 【みるみる】 very fast, in a twinkle, before one's eyes
  • 見える 【みえる】 to be seen, to be in sight, to look, to seem, to appear, to come
  • 見える化 【みえるか】 visualization, rendering visible (e.g. a problem), digitization
  • 見せる 【みせる】 to show, to display

Readings

Chinese:
jian4, xian4
Korean:
gyeon, hyeon

Spanish

  • vista
  • ver
  • esperanza
  • idea
  • opinión
  • observar
  • ser visto
  • estar a la vista
  • poder verse
  • mostrar

Portuguese

  • ver
  • esperanças
  • oportunidades
  • idéia
  • opinião
  • olhar
  • visíveis

French

  • regarder
  • voir
  • visible
  • espoirs
  • chances
  • idée
  • opinion
67 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
31 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
18 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
48 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4284 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
23 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
84 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
518 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
63 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
63 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
139 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1643 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3151 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1615 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2201 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
57 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34796 Morohashi
2544 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5522 New Nelson (John Haig)
57 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
61 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
20 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
62 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3957 2001 Kanji
5c2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-2 SKIP code
6021.0 Four corner code
24-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
898b Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
scribe, account, narrative
Kun:
しる.す
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
149 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 記 【キ】 account, history, chronicle, annals, record, Records of Ancient Matters
  • 記憶 【キオク】 memory, recollection, remembrance, storage
  • 手記 【シュキ】 note, memorandum
  • 左記 【サキ】 undermentioned (statement), the following, at left

Kun reading compounds

  • 記す 【しるす】 to write down, to note, to jot down, to remember

Readings

Japanese names:
のり
Chinese:
ji4
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • crónica
  • narración
  • memorizar
  • anotar
  • consignar por escrito

Portuguese

  • escriba
  • contar
  • narrativa
  • narrar

French

  • inscrire
  • compte-rendu
  • narration
180 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
105 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
95 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
147 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4318 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
301 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
895 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1149 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
371 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
372 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
633 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1660 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1843 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
974 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1321 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
535 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35244 Morohashi
1453 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5563 New Nelson (John Haig)
529 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
568 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
209 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
190 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3056 2001 Kanji
7a3.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-3 SKIP code
0761.7 Four corner code
21-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a18 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
wish, sense, idea, thought, feeling, desire, attention
On:
ネン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
390 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 念 【ネン】 sense, idea, thought, feeling, desire, concern, attention, care
  • 念願 【ネンガン】 one's heart's desire, one's dearest wish
  • 丹念 【タンネン】 painstaking, careful, meticulous, scrupulous, detailed, elaborate
  • 無念 【ムネン】 regret, chagrin, mortification, freedom from obstructive thoughts

Readings

Chinese:
nian4
Korean:
nyeom

Spanish

  • deseo
  • pensamiento
  • sentimiento

Portuguese

  • desejo
  • sentido
  • idéia
  • pensamento
  • sentimento
  • atenção

French

  • désir
  • souhait
  • sens
  • idée
  • pensée
  • sentiment
  • attention
689 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
590 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
561 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
469 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
424 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
316 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
532 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
670 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
579 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
588 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1117 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
774 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2554 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1304 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1773 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1604 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10390 Morohashi
2059 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1800 New Nelson (John Haig)
1590 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1715 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
333 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
514 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2858 2001 Kanji
2a6.24 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-6 SKIP code
2-4-4 SKIP code
8033.2 Four corner code
39-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5ff5 Unicode hex code

17 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
lecture, club, association
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
653 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 講 【コウ】 (Buddhist) lecture meeting, religious association, mutual assistance association (i.e. for financial assistance)
  • 講義 【コウギ】 lecture
  • 進講 【シンコウ】 giving a lecture in the Emperor's presence, lecturing to the emperor
  • 代講 【ダイコウ】 substitute lecturing, substitute lecturer

Readings

Chinese:
jiang3
Korean:
gang

Spanish

  • conferencia
  • discurso
  • explicación
  • asociación
  • grupo
  • reunión
  • hacer las paces

Portuguese

  • conferência
  • clube
  • associação

French

  • cours magistral
  • club
  • association
609 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
703 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
676 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
649 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4425 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
702 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
910 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2644 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
783 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
797 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
495 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1707 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2046 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1078 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1463 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1833 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35824X Morohashi
1619 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5689 New Nelson (John Haig)
1816 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1957 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
469 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
818 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3047 2001 Kanji
7a10.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-10 SKIP code
0564.7 Four corner code
0565.7 Four corner code
25-54 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8b1b Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
public chamber, hall
On:
ドウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N4
1010 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 堂 【ドウ】 temple, shrine, chapel, hall, suffix attached to the names of some businesses, stores, etc., (arch) front room
  • 堂々 【ドウドウ】 magnificent, grand, impressive, dignified, majestic, imposing, stately, fair, square, open, unashamed, brazen, grandly, boldly, confidently, fairly, squarely, unreservedly, brazenly
  • 議事堂 【ギジドウ】 assembly hall, parliament house, diet building, capitol, houses of parliament, congress hall
  • 任天堂 【ニンテンドウ】 Nintendo (video game company)

Readings

Chinese:
tang2
Korean:
dang

Spanish

  • templo
  • salón
  • vestíbulo

Portuguese

  • câmara pública
  • corredor

French

  • édifice public
  • temple
  • salle
  • hall
  • grandiose (bâtiment)
486 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
584 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
557 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
662 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1365 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
358 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
144 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1462 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.6 Japanese for Busy People
496 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
505 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
709 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
355 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3202 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1656 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2246 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
806 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5207 Morohashi
2589 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1037 New Nelson (John Haig)
798 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
861 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
573 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1072 2001 Kanji
3n8.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-6 SKIP code
9010.4 Four corner code
38-18 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5802 Unicode hex code