Jisho

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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】 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

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On reading compounds

  • 和 【ワ】 sum, harmony, peace, Japan, Japanese-style
  • 和歌 【ワカ】 waka, classic Japanese poem, esp. a tanka, often 31 morae
  • 講和 【コウワ】 reconciliation, peace
  • 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.)
  • 和声 【ワセイ】 harmony, concord, consonance
  • 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.)
  • 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

10 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
878 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 恐慌 【キョウコウ】 panic, scare, consternation
  • 恐喝 【キョウカツ】 blackmail, extortion, threat (to extort money)
  • 戦々恐々 【センセンキョウキョウ】 trembling with fear, filled with trepidation
  • 恐恐 【キョウキョウ】 respect (epistolary usage)

Kun reading compounds

  • 恐れる 【おそれる】 to fear, to be afraid of
  • 恐る 【おそる】 to fear, to be afraid
  • 恐る恐る 【おそるおそる】 timidly
  • 恐ろしい 【おそろしい】 terrible, dreadful, terrifying, frightening, frightened, surprising, startling, tremendous, amazing
  • 恐ろしい思いをする 【おそろしいおもいをする】 to find oneself fearful, to have an awful time
  • 怖い 【こわい】 scary, frightening, eerie, dreadful, (I'm) afraid
  • 恐いもの見たさ 【こわいものみたさ】 rubbernecking, the thrill of looking at something scary or unpleasant and wanting to look at it all the more because it is scary or unpleasant
  • 怖がる 【こわがる】 to be afraid of, to fear, to dread, to be nervous (about), to be shy (of)

Readings

Chinese:
kong3
Korean:
gong

Spanish

  • miedo
  • temor
  • sobrecogimiento
  • tener miedo
  • temer
  • temible
  • pavoroso
  • espantoso

Portuguese

  • medo
  • temer
  • temor

French

  • peur
  • épouvante
  • crainte
1167 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
951 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1685 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1163 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
537 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1602 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1709 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
759 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
780 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3283 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1696 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2306 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
620 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10552X Morohashi
2650 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1853 New Nelson (John Haig)
613 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
660 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
497 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1330 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3158 2001 Kanji
4k6.19 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-4 SKIP code
1733.1 Four corner code
22-18 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6050 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
disconcerted, be confused, lose one's head
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
1826 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 世界恐慌 【セカイキョウコウ】 worldwide financial crisis, global depression
  • 世界大恐慌 【セカイダイキョウコウ】 the Great Depression

Kun reading compounds

  • 慌てる 【あわてる】 to become confused (disconcerted, disorganized, disorganised), to be flustered, to panic, to be in a hurry, to rush
  • 慌てる乞食はもらいが少ない 【あわてるこじきはもらいがすくない】 slow and steady wins the race, there is luck in the last helping
  • 慌ただしい 【あわただしい】 busy, hurried, confused, flurried
  • 慌ただしい一生 【あわただしいいっしょう】 fleeting life

Readings

Chinese:
huang1
Korean:
hwang

Spanish

  • preocupación
  • desconcierto
  • confusión
  • estar confundido
  • perder la cabeza

Portuguese

  • desconcertado
  • ser confundido
  • perder a cabeça

French

  • déconcerté
  • confus
  • précipité
  • écervelé
1259 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1956 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1725 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1692 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1311 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1378 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1465 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1459 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
822 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
707 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
425 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
532 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
631 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11057X Morohashi
580 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1917 New Nelson (John Haig)
624 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
671 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1533 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1157 2001 Kanji
4k9.10 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
9401.1 Four corner code
25-18 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
614c Unicode hex code