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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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
  • 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

10 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
elementary, principle, naked, uncovered
Kun:
もと
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
660 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 素 【ソ】 plain, white silk, prime
  • 素案 【ソアン】 draft, draught
  • 栄養素 【エイヨウソ】 nutrient
  • 酵素 【コウソ】 enzyme
  • 素 【ス】 plain, unadorned, undecorated, unadulterated, au naturel, mere, poor, exceedingly
  • 素顔 【スガオ】 face with no make-up, unpainted face, honesty, frankness
  • 鉤素 【ハリス】 snell (fishing), leader, trace, cast

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
  • 元より 【もとより】 from the beginning, from the first, all along, originally, of course
  • 味の素 【あじのもと】 Ajinomoto, brand name of monosodium glutamate (MSG)

Readings

Chinese:
su4
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • materia prima
  • elemental
  • normal
  • usual

Portuguese

  • elementar
  • princípio
  • descoberto
  • nu

French

  • élément
  • principe
  • nu
  • découvert
658 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
759 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
737 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
717 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3511 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
797 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1623 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1707 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
271 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
271 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
636 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1506 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3108 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1590 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2171 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1546 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27300 Morohashi
2458 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4456 New Nelson (John Haig)
1532 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1652 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
500 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
716 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1441 2001 Kanji
6a4.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-6 SKIP code
5090.3 Four corner code
33-39 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d20 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
sex, gender, nature
Kun:
さが
On:
セイショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
104 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 性 【セイ】 nature (of a person), sex, gender, -ty, -ity, -ness, -cy
  • 性格 【セイカク】 character, personality, disposition, nature
  • 耐性 【タイセイ】 resistance (e.g. to antibiotics), tolerance (e.g. drug tolerance)
  • 社会性 【シャカイセイ】 sociality
  • 性 【ショウ】 nature (of a person or thing), that which does not change according to external influences
  • 性根 【ショウネ】 character, nature
  • 冷え性 【ヒエショウ】 sensitivity to cold
  • 凝り性 【コリショウ】 fastidiousness, enthusiasm for one thing, meticulousness, monomania, obsession, susceptibility for a stiffening of the shoulders

Kun reading compounds

  • 性 【さが】 one's nature, one's destiny, custom, tradition, habit
  • 女の性 【おんなのさが】 the ways of women

Readings

Chinese:
xing4
Korean:
seong

Spanish

  • sexo
  • género
  • naturaleza
  • temperamento

Portuguese

  • sexo
  • gênero
  • natureza

French

  • sexe
  • genre
  • nature
  • propriétés
645 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
745 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
723 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
199 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1666 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
280 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
535 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
564 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
98 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
98 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
421 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
811 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
357 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
222 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
266 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1572 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10478 Morohashi
299 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1822 New Nelson (John Haig)
1558 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1679 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
119 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
690 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1172 2001 Kanji
4k5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
1-1-7 SKIP code
9501.0 Four corner code
32-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6027 Unicode hex code