Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
clan
Parts:
family name, surname, clan
Kun:
うじ-うじ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
84 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 氏 【シ】 Mr, Mrs, Ms, Miss, clan, he, him, counter for people
  • 氏族 【シゾク】 clan, family
  • 両氏 【リョウシ】 both persons
  • 同氏 【ドウシ】 the said person, he, she, same person

Kun reading compounds

  • 氏 【うじ】 family name, lineage, birth, clan
  • 氏名 【しめい】 full name, identity
  • 杜氏 【とうじ】 chief brewer at a sake brewery
  • 漢氏 【あやうじ】 Aya clan

Readings

Chinese:
shi4, zhi1
Korean:
ssi, ji

Spanish

  • apellido
  • clan
  • señor

Portuguese

  • nome de família
  • sobrenome
  • clã

French

  • nom de famille
  • nom
  • clan
  • Monsieur
620 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
522 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
495 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
177 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2478 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
361 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1456 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
223 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
566 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
575 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
744 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1148 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3669 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1872 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2552 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1845 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17026 Morohashi
2951 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3020 New Nelson (John Haig)
1828 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1970 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
223 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
443 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2656 2001 Kanji
0a4.25 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-2 SKIP code
4-4-4 SKIP code
7274.0 Four corner code
27-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c0f Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
name, noted, distinguished, reputation
Kun:
-な
On:
メイミョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
177 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 名 【メイ】 counter for people (usu. seating, reservations and such), first name, famous, great, name, noun
  • 名画 【メイガ】 famous picture, masterpiece, film classic
  • 同名 【ドウメイ】 same name, homonym
  • 芸名 【ゲイメイ】 stage name
  • 名目 【メイモク】 name, title, appellation, (something) nominal, (under the) pretext (of), pretense
  • 名字 【ミョウジ】 surname, family name
  • 仮名 【カメイ】 alias, pseudonym, pen name, nom de plume
  • 同名 【ドウメイ】 same name, homonym

Kun reading compounds

  • 名 【な】 name, given name, title, fame, renown, reputation, pretext, pretense, justification, appearance
  • 名残 【なごり】 remains, traces, vestiges, relics, (the sorrow of) parting, end
  • 仮名 【かめい】 alias, pseudonym, pen name, nom de plume
  • 片仮名 【かたかな】 katakana, angular Japanese syllabary used primarily for loanwords

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
ming2
Korean:
myeong

Spanish

  • nombre
  • célebre
  • distinguido
  • reputación

Portuguese

  • nome
  • fama
  • distinção
  • reputação

French

  • nom
  • célèbre
  • fameux
  • réputation
140 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
55 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
71 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
116 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1170 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
131 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
34 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
346 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
82 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
82 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
82 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
285 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2693 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1371 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1857 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
113 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3297 Morohashi
2169 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
716 New Nelson (John Haig)
112 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
117 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
140 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
53 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2577 2001 Kanji
3d3.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
4-6-1 SKIP code
3-3-3 SKIP code
2760.0 Four corner code
44-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
540d Unicode hex code