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

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  • 氏 【シ】 Mr, Mrs, Ms, Miss, clan, he, him, counter for people
  • 氏名 【シメイ】 full name, identity
  • 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

3 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac
Kun:
-こ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
72 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 子 【シ】 child (esp. a boy), viscount, master (founder of a school of thought, esp. Confucius), philosophy (branch of Chinese literature), non-Confucian Hundred Schools of Thought writings, you (of one's equals), -er (i.e. a man who spends all his time doing...)
  • 子孫 【シソン】 descendants, posterity, offspring
  • 中性子 【チュウセイシ】 neutron
  • 精子 【セイシ】 sperm
  • 主 【ス】 honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name
  • 金子 【キンス】 money, funds
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce
  • 対子 【トイツ】 pair
  • 七対子 【チートイツ】 seven pairs, winning hand composed of seven pairs

Kun reading compounds

  • 子 【こ】 child, young (animal), young woman, young geisha, offshoot, interest, new shares, player who is not a dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.), bird egg, -er (often of young women)
  • 子 【こう】 child, interest
  • 判子 【はんこ】 seal (used for signature)
  • 雨後の筍 【うごのたけのこ】 similar things turning up one after another, bamboo shoots after rain
  • 子 【ね】 first sign of Chinese zodiac (The Rat, 11pm-1am, north, November)
  • 子忌み 【ねいみ】 collecting herbs and pulling out young pine trees by the roots (annual event held on the first Day of the Rat of the New Year)
  • 甲子 【きのえね】 first of the sexagenary cycle
  • 壬子 【みずのえね】 49th of the sexagenary cycle

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 き、 ぎ、 く、 け、 ねっ
Chinese:
zi3, zi2, zi5
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • chiquillo
  • niño

Portuguese

  • criança

French

  • enfant
  • signe de la 1ère branche terrestre
  • signe du Rat (zodiaque)
  • 23 h à 01 h
  • Nord (0°)
31 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
40 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
25 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
56 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1264 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
61 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
43 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
38 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
103 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
103 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
69 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
455 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4196 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2125 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2872 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
96 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6930 Morohashi
3390 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1281 New Nelson (John Haig)
95 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
99 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
42 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
18 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3547 2001 Kanji
2c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
4-2-1 SKIP code
1740.7 Four corner code
27-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b50 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
Variants:
general, whole, all, full, total
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
129 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 総 【ソウ】 whole, all, general, gross, entire, overall
  • 総理大臣 【ソウリダイジン】 prime minister (as the head of a cabinet government), premier
  • 海総 【カイソウ】 imperial navy order
  • 全総 【ゼンソウ】 Comprehensive National Development Plan (1962-)

Kun reading compounds

  • 全て 【すべて】 everything, all, the whole, entirely, completely, wholly, all
  • すべての道はローマに通ず 【すべてのみちはローマにつうず】 All roads lead to Rome
  • 全て 【すべて】 everything, all, the whole, entirely, completely, wholly, all
  • すべての道はローマに通ず 【すべてのみちはローマにつうず】 All roads lead to Rome
  • 房 【ふさ】 tuft, tassel, bunch (of grapes, etc.), section (of an orange, etc.)
  • 房房 【ふさふさ】 in tufts, tufty, bushy, thick, luxuriant

Readings

Japanese names:
うさ、 ずさ
Chinese:
zong3
Korean:
chong

Spanish

  • general
  • total
  • completo

Portuguese

  • geral
  • inteiro
  • todo
  • cheio
  • total

French

  • général
  • entier
  • tout
  • complet
  • total
661 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
760 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
738 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
154 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3567 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
741 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
823 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2662 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
697 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
710 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
735 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1543 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1743 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
936 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1261 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1378 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27620 Morohashi
1379 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4532 New Nelson (John Haig)
1366 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1466 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
307 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
795 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2758 2001 Kanji
6a8.20 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-8 SKIP code
2893.3 Four corner code
33-77 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7dcf Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
substitute, change, convert, replace, period, age, counter for decades of ages, eras, etc., generation, charge, rate, fee
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
66 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 代 【ダイ】 charge, cost, price, generation, age, reign, era, a representative of, on behalf of, for (someone), used after a phone number to indicate that it is a switchboard number, counter for decades of ages, eras, etc., counter for generations (of inheritors to a throne, etc.), proxy application company, pronoun
  • 代金 【ダイキン】 price, payment, cost, charge, the money, the bill
  • 先代 【センダイ】 family predecessor, previous age, previous generation
  • 大時代 【オオジダイ】 old-fashioned, antiquated, anachronistic
  • 代謝 【タイシャ】 renewal, regeneration, metabolism
  • 代赭 【タイシャ】 red ocher (ochre)
  • 永代 【エイタイ】 permanence, eternity
  • 希代 【キタイ】 uncommon, rare, extraordinary, matchless

Kun reading compounds

  • 替わる 【かわる】 to succeed, to relieve, to replace, to take the place of, to substitute for, to take over for, to represent, to be exchanged, to change (places with), to switch
  • 代わる代わる 【かわるがわる】 alternately, by turns
  • 替わる 【かわる】 to succeed, to relieve, to replace, to take the place of, to substitute for, to take over for, to represent, to be exchanged, to change (places with), to switch
  • 代わる代わる 【かわるがわる】 alternately, by turns
  • 代わり 【かわり】 substitute, replacement, substituting, replacing, stand-in, proxy, alternate, deputy, relief, successor, compensation, exchange, return, second helping, another cup, seconds, upcoming program, upcoming programme
  • 代わりに 【かわりに】 instead of, for, as, in exchange for, in return (for), to make up for
  • 代わり 【かわり】 substitute, replacement, substituting, replacing, stand-in, proxy, alternate, deputy, relief, successor, compensation, exchange, return, second helping, another cup, seconds, upcoming program, upcoming programme
  • 代わりに 【かわりに】 instead of, for, as, in exchange for, in return (for), to make up for
  • 換える 【かえる】 to replace, to exchange, to interchange, to substitute
  • 世 【よ】 world, society, age, generation
  • 代々 【だいだい】 for generations, hereditary, generation after generation
  • 千代 【せんだい】 thousand years, very long period, forever
  • 君が代 【きみがよ】 Imperial reign, title of Japanese national anthem
  • 代 【しろ】 substitution, material, price, margin (e.g. for stapling, etc.), area required for something, shiro (unit of land area equal to one-fiftieth of a tan; ~19.83 m.sq.)
  • 代物 【しろもの】 article, goods, product, fine thing, fellow, affair, stuff, prostitute
  • 阿代 【あしろ】 Ophidion asiro (species of cusk eel)
  • 食い代 【くいしろ】 food expenses

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
dai4
Korean:
dae

Spanish

  • generación
  • reinado
  • sustituir
  • reemplazar
  • relevar

Portuguese

  • substituto
  • mudança
  • convertido
  • repor
  • período
  • idade
  • geração
  • carga
  • valor
  • taxa

French

  • substituer
  • changer
  • convertir
  • remplacer
  • période
  • âge
  • ère
  • génération
  • montant d'argent
  • taux
  • prix
  • redevance
463 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
358 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
338 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
68 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
364 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
85 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
111 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
125 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.10 Japanese for Busy People
256 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
256 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
413 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
61 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
34 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
18 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
18 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1014 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
386 Morohashi
30 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
125 New Nelson (John Haig)
1005 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1080 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
87 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
257 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2156 2001 Kanji
2a3.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-3 SKIP code
2324.0 Four corner code
34-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4ee3 Unicode hex code