Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
book, present, main, origin, true, real, counter for long cylindrical things
Kun:
もと
On:
ホン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
10 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 本 【ホン】 book, volume, script, this, present, main, head, real, regular, counter for long cylindrical things, counter for films, TV shows, etc., counter for goals, home runs, etc., counter for telephone calls
  • 本当 【ホントウ】 truth, reality, actuality, fact, proper, right, correct, official, genuine, authentic, natural, veritable
  • 資本 【シホン】 funds, capital
  • 配本 【ハイホン】 distribution of books

Kun reading compounds

  • 元 【もと】 origin, source, base, basis, foundation, root, cause, ingredient, material, (somebody's) side, (somebody's) location, original cost (or capital, principal, etc.), (plant) root, (tree) trunk, first section of a waka, counter for blades of grass, tree trunks, etc., and for falcons (in falconry), handle (chopsticks, brush, etc.), grip
  • 元々 【もともと】 originally, by nature, from the start
  • 大本 【おおもと】 root, source, origin, cause
  • 旗本 【はたもと】 shogunal vassal, direct retainer of a shogun

Readings

Japanese names:
まと、 ごう
Chinese:
ben3
Korean:
bon

Spanish

  • libro
  • origen
  • base
  • contador de cosas alargadas

Portuguese

  • livro
  • presente
  • real
  • verdadeiro
  • principal
  • sufixo p/ contagem De coisas longas

French

  • livre
  • présent
  • essentiel
  • origine
  • principal
  • réalité
  • vérité
  • compteur d'objets allongés
45 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
76 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
70 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
15 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
96 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
20 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
61 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
212 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
25 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
25 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
37 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1046 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4314 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2183 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2937 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
215 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14421 Morohashi
3502 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2536 New Nelson (John Haig)
211 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
224 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
6 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
47 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1855 2001 Kanji
0a5.25 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-3 SKIP code
5023.0 Four corner code
43-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
672c Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
small, insignificant
Parts:
Variants:
hit, right, appropriate, himself
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
91 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 当 【トウ】 this (business organisation or place)
  • 当時 【トウジ】 at that time, in those days
  • 見当 【ケントウ】 estimate, guess, conjecture, aim, direction, bearings, registration mark (printing), approximately, about, around
  • 相当 【ソウトウ】 corresponding to (in meaning, function, etc.), being equivalent to, appropriate, suitable, befitting, proportionate, to be proportionate to, to be in keeping with, to be deserving of, to be worthy of, considerable, substantial, considerably, rather, quite, fairly, pretty

Kun reading compounds

  • 当たる 【あたる】 to be hit, to strike, to touch, to be in contact, to be affixed, to be equivalent to, to be applicable, to apply to, to be right on the money (of a prediction, criticism, etc.), to be selected (in a lottery, etc.), to win, to be successful, to go well, to be a hit, to face, to confront, to lie (in the direction of), to undertake, to be assigned, to be stricken (by food poisoning, heat, etc.), to be afflicted, to be called upon (by the teacher), to treat (esp. harshly), to lash out at, to be unnecessary, to be hitting well, to be on a hitting streak, (in fishing) to feel a bite, (of fruit, etc.) to be bruised, to spoil, to feel (something) out, to probe into, to check (i.e. by comparison), to shave, to be a relative of a person, to stand in a relationship
  • 当たり 【あたり】 hit, success, guess, prediction, affability, friendliness, sensation, touch, bruise (on fruit), situation in which a stone or chain of stones may be captured on the next move (in the game of go), bite (of a fish on a hook), strike, per, each
  • 当たり前 【あたりまえ】 natural, reasonable, obvious, usual, common, ordinary, commonplace, the norm
  • 当てる 【あてる】 to hit, to expose, to apply (e.g. patch), to put on, to put against, to hold on, to hold against, to allot, to call on someone (e.g. in class), to guess (an answer), to make a hit (e.g. in a lottery)
  • 当て 【あて】 aim, object, purpose, end, expectations, prospects, hopes, something that can be relied upon, snack served with alcoholic drink, pad, guard, blow, strike, addressed to, per
  • 当てる 【あてる】 to hit, to expose, to apply (e.g. patch), to put on, to put against, to hold on, to hold against, to allot, to call on someone (e.g. in class), to guess (an answer), to make a hit (e.g. in a lottery)
  • 引き当て 【ひきあて】 mortgage, security
  • 胴当て 【どうあて】 slip-guard (on one side of the body of a shamisen)
  • 正に 【まさに】 exactly, surely, certainly, right then, just then, at that moment, just (about to), on the verge (of doing or happening), duly, naturally

Readings

Japanese names:
たい
Chinese:
dang1, dang4
Korean:
dang

Spanish

  • acertar
  • realizarse
  • tocar
  • ganar
  • adivinar

Portuguese

  • golpear
  • direita
  • apropriada
  • ele próprio

French

  • frapper
  • juste
  • approprié
  • lui-même
290 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
200 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
183 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
93 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1359 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
96 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
517 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
282 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
77 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
77 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
402 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
513 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2701 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1378 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1865 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1161 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9913 Morohashi
2177 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1706 New Nelson (John Haig)
1153 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1236 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
68 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
132 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1075 2001 Kanji
3n3.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
9017.7 Four corner code
37-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f53 Unicode hex code