Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
come, due, next, cause, become
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
102 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 来 【ライ】 next (year, etc.), since (last month, etc.)
  • 来月 【ライゲツ】 next month
  • 由来 【ユライ】 origin, source, history, derivation, reason, destiny
  • 在来 【ザイライ】 pre-existing, already there, conventional

Kun reading compounds

  • 来る 【くる】 to come (spatially or temporally), to approach, to arrive, to come back, to do ... and come back, to come to be, to become, to get, to grow, to continue, to come from, to be caused by, to derive from, to come to (i.e. "when it comes to spinach ...")
  • 来る日も来る日も 【くるひもくるひも】 day after day, day in and day out, every single day
  • 来る 【きたる】 next (e.g. "next April"), forthcoming, coming, to come, to arrive, to be due to
  • 来るべき 【きたるべき】 expected to arrive (occur) in the near future
  • 来す 【きたす】 to cause, to induce, to bring about a result or state, to produce
  • 来す 【きたす】 to cause, to induce, to bring about a result or state, to produce
  • 来る 【きたる】 next (e.g. "next April"), forthcoming, coming, to come, to arrive, to be due to
  • 来るべき 【きたるべき】 expected to arrive (occur) in the near future
  • 来す 【きたす】 to cause, to induce, to bring about a result or state, to produce
  • 来次第 【きしだい】 as soon as (he, she, it) comes
  • 不出来 【ふでき】 bad job, poor workmanship, bungle
  • お出来 【おでき】 boil, blister, pimple
  • 来い 【こい】 come!, imperative form of the verb "kuru" ("to come"), expressing a command or strong request
  • 来し方 【きしかた】 the past

Readings

Japanese names:
くり、 くる、 ごろ、 さ
Chinese:
lai2
Korean:
rae

Spanish

  • venir
  • llegar
  • acercarse
  • aproximarse

Portuguese

  • Vir
  • devido
  • próximo
  • causa
  • tornar-se

French

  • venir
  • dû à
  • suivant
  • causer
  • devenir
147 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
237 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
217 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
113 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
202 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
25 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
62 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
538 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
69 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
69 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
133 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
36 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4366 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2211 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2975 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1902 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14489 Morohashi
3551 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2565 New Nelson (John Haig)
1884 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2029 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
27 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
153 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1464 2001 Kanji
0a7.6 The Kanji Dictionary
4-7-3 SKIP code
5090.0 Four corner code
45-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6765 Unicode hex code