Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
open sea, offing, rise high into sky
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
929 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 沖する 【チュウスル】 to rise up into the air, to ascend into the sky
  • 沖積 【チュウセキ】 alluvial

Kun reading compounds

  • 沖 【おき】 open sea
  • 沖合 【おきあい】 coast, offing, offshore
  • 沖する 【ちゅうする】 to rise up into the air, to ascend into the sky

Readings

Chinese:
chong1
Korean:
chung

Spanish

  • mar abierto
  • alta mar
  • ascender

Portuguese

  • oceano aberto
  • mar aberto
  • subir no ceú

French

  • au large
  • en haute mer
  • montée au ciel
1583 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
829 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2505 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1317 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1460 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
400 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1346 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1429 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
912 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1165 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
307 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
196 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
232 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
140 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17209 Morohashi
262 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3065 New Nelson (John Haig)
138 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
146 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1138 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
355 2001 Kanji
3a4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
3510.6 Four corner code
18-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c96 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
Variants:
straw rope, cord
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1075 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 縄文 【ジョウモン】 Jōmon period, straw-rope pattern
  • 縄墨 【ジョウボク】 standard, inked timber marking string
  • 絞縄 【コウジョウ】 hangman's noose, halter, rope to hang a criminal
  • 結縄 【ケツジョウ】 knotted cord or rope, quipu, quippu

Kun reading compounds

  • 縄 【なわ】 rope, cord, policeman's rope
  • 縄跳び 【なわとび】 skipping rope, jump rope, skipping, rope-jumping
  • 腰縄 【こしなわ】 leash, rope tied round prisoner's waists
  • 延縄 【はえなわ】 longline

Readings

Chinese:
sheng2
Korean:
seung

Spanish

  • cuerda de paja
  • cordón
  • soga

Portuguese

  • corda de palha
  • corda

French

  • corde
  • corde de paille
1420 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1005 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3568 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1642 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2653 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1760 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1890 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1568 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1550 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1756 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
942 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1271 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1389 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27729 Morohashi
1388 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4547 New Nelson (John Haig)
1377 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1477 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1793 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
6a9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-9 SKIP code
2691.6 Four corner code
38-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7e04 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
large, big
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
7 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 大 【ダイ】 the large part of, big, large, great, approximate size, no larger than, -university, large (e.g. serving size), loud (e.g. volume setting)
  • 大学 【ダイガク】 post-secondary education institution, incl. university, college, etc., former central university of Kyoto (established under the ritsuryo system for the training of government administrators), the Great Learning (one of the Four Books)
  • 膨大 【ボウダイ】 huge, vast, enormous, colossal, extensive, large, swelling, expansion
  • 雄大 【ユウダイ】 grand, magnificent, majestic, great, sublime
  • 大切 【タイセツ】 important, necessary, indispensable, beloved, precious, dear, cherished, valuable, careful
  • 大使館 【タイシカン】 embassy
  • 負荷増大 【フカゾウタイ】 load increase
  • 御大 【オンタイ】 boss, governor

Kun reading compounds

  • 大きい 【おおきい】 big, large, great, loud

Readings

Japanese names:
うふ、 お、 おう、 た、 たかし、 とも、 はじめ、 ひろ、 ひろし、 まさ、 まさる、 もと、 わ
Chinese:
da4, dai4
Korean:
dae, da, tae

Spanish

  • grande
  • muy
  • mucho

Portuguese

  • grande
  • enorme

French

  • grand
22 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
25 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
53 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
7 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1171 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
32 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
40 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
48 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
26 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
26 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
87 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
408 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4224 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2133 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2882 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
108 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5831 Morohashi
3416 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1133 New Nelson (John Haig)
107 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
112 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
5 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
14 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1463 2001 Kanji
0a3.18 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-4 SKIP code
4003.0 Four corner code
34-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5927 Unicode hex code

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 蝙蝠 【コウモリ】 bat (Chiroptera spp.), umbrella, opportunist, turncoat

Kun reading compounds

  • 蝙蝠 【こうもり】 bat (Chiroptera spp.), umbrella, opportunist, turncoat
  • 蝙蝠蛾 【こうもりが】 swift moth (Hepialidae spp., esp. Endoclita excrescens)

Readings

Chinese:
bian1
Korean:
pyeon

Spanish

Portuguese

French

4168 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
33271X Morohashi
5360 New Nelson (John Haig)
6d9.14 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-9 SKIP code
5312.7 Four corner code
73-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8759 Unicode hex code

Speed

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Readings

Chinese:
fu2
Korean:
bog

Spanish

Portuguese

French

4163 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
33288 Morohashi
5353 New Nelson (John Haig)
6d9.12 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-9 SKIP code
5116.6 Four corner code
73-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8760 Unicode hex code