Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
lack, yawn
Parts:
next, order, sequence
Kun:
つ.ぐつぎ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
222 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 次 【ジ】 next, hypo- (i.e. containing an element with low valence), order, sequence, time, times
  • 次回 【ジカイ】 next time (occasion)
  • 月並み 【ツキナミ】 every month, trite, commonplace, conventional, hackneyed
  • 目次 【モクジ】 table of contents
  • 次第 【シダイ】 depending on, as soon as, immediately (upon), in accordance with, order, program, programme, precedence, circumstances, course of events, reason
  • 次第に 【シダイニ】 gradually (progress into a state), in sequence, in order, in turn
  • 路次 【ロジ】 way, path, route, along the way, along the road

Kun reading compounds

  • 次ぐ 【つぐ】 to rank next to, to come after
  • 次ぐ身 【つぐみ】 next in line, heir
  • 次 【つぎ】 next, following, subsequent, stage, station
  • 次々 【つぎつぎ】 in succession, one by one
  • 取次 【とりつぎ】 agency, commission, distributor, intermediation, reception (of guests), conveyance (of messages)
  • 中継ぎ 【なかつぎ】 joining, joint, intermediation, relaying, intermediary, relay, agency, brokerage, mid-relief pitcher, middle reliever

Readings

Japanese names:
き、 すき、 つぐ、 よし
Chinese:
ci4
Korean:
cha

Spanish

  • siguiente
  • seguir

Portuguese

  • próximo
  • pedido
  • seqüência

French

  • suivant
  • ordre
  • successivement
227 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
308 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
292 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
235 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
638 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
239 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
648 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
226 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
384 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
385 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
660 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1120 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
58 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
38 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
39 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
482 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
15992P Morohashi
54 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2929 New Nelson (John Haig)
471 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
510 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
150 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
268 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
362 2001 Kanji
2b4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-4 SKIP code
3718.2 Four corner code
28-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6b21 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
legs
Parts:
beginning, former time, origin
Kun:
もと
On:
ゲンガン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
192 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 元 【ゲン】 unknown (e.g. in an equation), element (of a set), yuan (monetary unit of China), Yuan dynasty (China)
  • 元気を出す 【ゲンキヲダス】 to cheer up (often used with command or request form addressing someone else)
  • 中元 【チュウゲン】 15th day of the 7th lunar month, (last day of) Bon lantern festival, mid-year gift, summer gift, Bon Festival gifts
  • 抗原 【コウゲン】 antigen
  • 元来 【ガンライ】 originally, primarily, essentially, logically, naturally
  • 元日 【ガンジツ】 New Year's Day

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 【もと】 former, ex-, past, one-time
  • 耳元 【みみもと】 close to the ear
  • 家元 【いえもと】 head of a school (of music, dance), head family of a school

Readings

Japanese names:
ちか、 はじめ、 はる、 ゆき、 よし
Chinese:
yuan2
Korean:
weon

Spanish

  • comienzo
  • principio
  • origen
  • jefe

Portuguese

  • começo
  • tempo anterior
  • origem

French

  • commencement
  • origine
  • ancien temps
68 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
117 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
106 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
328 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
275 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
106 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
121 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
60 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.10 Japanese for Busy People
137 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
137 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
245 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
141 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2428 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1226 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1690 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
59 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1340 Morohashi
1929 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
343 New Nelson (John Haig)
59 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
63 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
408 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
89 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3057 2001 Kanji
0a4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-3 SKIP code
1021.1 Four corner code
24-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5143 Unicode hex code