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

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 昭和 【ショウワ】 Showa era (1926.12.25-1989.1.7)
  • 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

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 和 【ワ】 sum, harmony, peace, Japan, Japanese-style
  • 和服 【ワフク】 Japanese clothes
  • 柔和 【ニュウワ】 gentle, mild, meek, tender
  • 英和 【エイワ】 English-Japanese (e.g. dictionary)
  • 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 mitigated
  • 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, harmonious
  • 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

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

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 年 【ネン】 year (e.g. AD), counter for years
  • 年間 【ネンカン】 years (period of)
  • 留年 【リュウネン】 repeating a year (at school), staying in the same class for another year
  • 元年 【ガンネン】 first year (of a specific reign)

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:
mouth, opening
Parts:
Variants:
pedestal, a stand, counter for machines and vehicles
Kun:
うてなわれつかさ
On:
ダイタイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
262 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 台 【ダイ】 stand, rack, table, bench, podium, pedestal, platform, stage, support, holder, rack, counter for machines, incl. vehicles, setting (e.g. in jewellery), level (e.g. price level), range (e.g. after physical units), period (of time, e.g. a decade of one's life), elevated area, viewing platform, dish tray, meal, tall building, tower
  • 台所 【ダイドコロ】 kitchen, financial situation
  • 管区気象台 【カンクキショウダイ】 district meteorological observatory
  • 気象台 【キショウダイ】 meteorological observatory
  • 台 【タイ】 Taiwan
  • 台風 【タイフウ】 typhoon, hurricane
  • 屋台 【ヤタイ】 cart (esp. a food cart), stall, stand, festival float, portable shrine dedicated to a god and shaped like a house, dancing platform, stage prop fashioned after a large building, framework (of a house, etc.), house (esp. a small and miserable house)
  • 最後の舞台 【サイゴノブタイ】 final performance, swan song, last act

Kun reading compounds

  • 台 【うてな】 tower, stand, pedestal, calyx
  • 弾正台 【だんじょうだい】 Imperial Prosecuting and Investigating Office (1869-1871 CE), Imperial Prosecuting and Investigating Office (under the ritsuryo system)

Readings

Chinese:
tai2, tai1
Korean:
tae, i

Spanish

  • estante
  • banco
  • tribuna
  • pedestal
  • contador para maquinas y vehículos

Portuguese

  • pedestal
  • stand
  • sufixo para contagem de para máquinas e veículos

French

  • piédestal
  • socle
  • compteur de voitures ou machines
272 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
183 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
166 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
216 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
848 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
290 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
134 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
276 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.2 Japanese for Busy People
492 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
501 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
532 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
280 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2498 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1265 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1731 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
752 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3246 Morohashi
2005 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
699 New Nelson (John Haig)
744 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
805 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
436 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
111 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2777 2001 Kanji
3d2.11 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-3 SKIP code
2360.0 Four corner code
34-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53f0 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
wind
Parts:
Variants:
wind, air, style, manner
Kun:
かぜかざ--かぜ
On:
フウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
558 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 風 【フウ】 method, manner, way, style, appearance, air, tendency, folk song (genre of the Shi Jing), wind (one of the five elements)
  • 風邪 【カゼ】 common cold, cold, influenza, flu, ague
  • 和風 【ワフウ】 Japanese style, light wind, moderate breeze
  • 洋風 【ヨウフウ】 Western style
  • 振り 【フリ】 swing, shake, wave, swinging, appearance, behaviour, pretence (pretense), show, pretending (to), going to restaurant, hotel etc. without a reservation or introduction, move (dance), postures, lead in (e.g. to a running joke, asking a question), lead up, unsewn part of a hanging sleeve on a traditional Japanese woman's garment, counter for swords, blades, etc., not wearing underwear or pants
  • 風 【フウ】 method, manner, way, style, appearance, air, tendency, folk song (genre of the Shi Jing), wind (one of the five elements)
  • 中風 【チュウフウ】 palsy, paralysis
  • 破風 【ハフ】 gable

Kun reading compounds

  • 風 【かぜ】 wind, breeze, draught, draft, manner, behaviour, behavior, cold, influenza
  • 風邪 【かぜ】 common cold, cold, influenza, flu, ague
  • 涼風 【りょうふう】 cool breeze, refreshing breeze
  • 西風 【にしかぜ】 west wind

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 え
Chinese:
feng1
Korean:
pung

Spanish

  • viento
  • aire
  • hábito
  • estilo
  • conducta

Portuguese

  • vento
  • ar
  • estilo
  • maneira

French

  • vent
  • air
  • style
  • manière
132 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
217 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
198 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
246 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5148 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
134 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
278 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
986 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.2 Japanese for Busy People
29 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
29 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
465 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
171 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3730 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1908 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2591 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
530 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43756 Morohashi
3007 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6663 New Nelson (John Haig)
524 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
563 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
316 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
187 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3656 2001 Kanji
2s7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-7 SKIP code
7721.0 Four corner code
41-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
98a8 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
No., residence
On:
ダイテイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N1
160 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 第 【ダイ】 prefix for forming ordinal numbers
  • 第一 【ダイイチ】 first, foremost, number one
  • 式次第 【シキシダイ】 program of a ceremony (programme)
  • 登第 【トウダイ】 passing the examination
  • 邸宅 【テイタク】 mansion, residence

Readings

Chinese:
di4
Korean:
je

Spanish

  • número
  • prefijo ordinal
  • examen

Portuguese

  • Prefixo p/ números ordinais
  • residência

French

  • numéro
  • résidence
273 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
359 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
339 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
76 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3385 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
360 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
793 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1768 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
404 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
408 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
354 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1473 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3298 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1706 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2318 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1247 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25943 Morohashi
2660 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4272 New Nelson (John Haig)
1239 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1327 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
83 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
380 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2344 2001 Kanji
6f5.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-5 SKIP code
8822.7 Four corner code
34-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7b2c Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
Variants:
nickname, number, item, title, pseudonym, name, call
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
585 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 号 【ゴウ】 number, edition, make, model, issue, part of that group, sobriquet, pen-name, suffix attached to names of ships, trains, airplanes, etc.
  • 号車 【ゴウシャ】 classifier for naming train cars
  • 符号 【フゴウ】 sign, mark, symbol, code, sign (e.g. positive, negative)
  • 年号 【ネンゴウ】 name of an era, year number

Readings

Chinese:
hao4, hao2
Korean:
ho

Spanish

  • número

Portuguese

  • apelido
  • número
  • item
  • título
  • pseudonimo
  • nome
  • chamada

French

  • surnom
  • numéro
  • article
  • titre
  • pseudonyme
  • nom
  • appel
215 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
297 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
281 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
368 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
882 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
227 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
399 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
272 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.12 Japanese for Busy People
266 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
266 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
442 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
316 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2675 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1361 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1847 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1250 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3256 Morohashi
2153 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
692 New Nelson (John Haig)
1242 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1330 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
248 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3752 2001 Kanji
3d2.10 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-2 SKIP code
2-3-3 SKIP code
6020.7 Four corner code
25-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53f7 Unicode hex code