Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
sea, ocean
Kun:
うみ
On:
カイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
200 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 海岸 【カイガン】 coast, beach
  • 海外 【カイガイ】 foreign, abroad, overseas
  • 航海 【コウカイ】 voyage, navigation, sailing, passage, cruise
  • 地中海 【チチュウカイ】 Mediterranean Sea, mediterranean

Kun reading compounds

  • 海 【うみ】 sea, ocean, waters
  • 海路 【かいろ】 sea route
  • 内海 【うちうみ】 inlet, bay, inland sea
  • 血の海 【ちのうみ】 sea of blood, pool of blood

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 あま、 うな、 うん、 え、 か、 た、 ひろ、 ひろし、 ぶ、 まち、 まま、 み、 め、 わたる
Chinese:
hai3
Korean:
hae

Spanish

  • mar
  • océano
  • playa

Portuguese

  • oceano
  • mar

French

  • mer
  • océan
55 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
94 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
88 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
158 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2553 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
99 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
211 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1071 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.14 Japanese for Busy People
117 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
117 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
454 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1184 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
459 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
284 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
344 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
471 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17450 Morohashi
384 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3133 New Nelson (John Haig)
461 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
500 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
206 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
171 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
347 2001 Kanji
3a6.20 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
3815.7 Four corner code
19-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6d77 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
eight
Parts:
soldier, private, troops, army, warfare, strategy, tactics
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
522 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 兵 【ヘイ】 (common) soldier, rank and file, army, troops, warfare, strategy
  • 兵隊 【ヘイタイ】 soldier, sailor
  • 伏兵 【フクヘイ】 ambush, troops in ambush
  • 工兵 【コウヘイ】 combat engineer, military engineer, combat engineering, military engineering
  • 兵庫県 【ヒョウゴケン】 Hyogo prefecture (Kinki area) (Hyougo)
  • 兵法 【ヘイホウ】 art of war, strategy, tactics
  • 小兵 【コヒョウ】 small build, small stature
  • 大兵 【ダイヒョウ】 of great build or stature, great number of soldiers, great army

Kun reading compounds

  • 兵 【つわもの】 warrior, soldier, courageous person, strong person
  • 古強者 【ふるつわもの】 feudal warrior, samurai, old soldier, veteran, old hand

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
bing1
Korean:
byeong

Spanish

  • soldado
  • marinero
  • tropa

Portuguese

  • soldado
  • particular
  • tropas
  • exército
  • guerra
  • estratégia
  • tática

French

  • soldat
  • simple soldat
  • troupes
  • armée
  • guerre
  • stratégie
  • tactique
712 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
606 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
578 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
447 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
201 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
396 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
343 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
499 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
784 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
798 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
994 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
155 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3158 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1621 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2207 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1343 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1462 Morohashi
2551 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
374 New Nelson (John Haig)
1331 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1429 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
243 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
489 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2661 2001 Kanji
2o5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-2 SKIP code
7280.1 Four corner code
42-28 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5175 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
regiment, party, company, squad
On:
タイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
605 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 隊 【タイ】 party, group, crew, team, body, company (of troops), corps, unit, squad
  • 隊員 【タイイン】 troops, group members, team members
  • 陸上自衛隊 【リクジョウジエイタイ】 Ground Self-Defense Forces (Defence)
  • 航空自衛隊 【コウクウジエイタイ】 Air Self-Defense Force, ASDF

Readings

Chinese:
dui4
Korean:
dae

Spanish

  • grupo
  • partido
  • banda

Portuguese

  • regimento
  • partido
  • companhia
  • esesquadrão

French

  • régiment
  • compagnie
  • brigade
  • groupe
462 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
567 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
540 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
470 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5010 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
366 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1877 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
795 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
809 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
779 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
746 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
762 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
452 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
570 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1315 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41750X Morohashi
625 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6468 New Nelson (John Haig)
1306 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1403 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
225 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
593 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3651 2001 Kanji
2d9.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
7823.2 Four corner code
34-66 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
968a Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Variants:
cottage, inn, hut, house, mansion
Kun:
やど.る
On:
シャセキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
1170 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 舎 【シャ】 hut, house, (in the ancient Chinese army) one day's march (approx. 12.2 km)
  • 舎弟 【シャテイ】 my younger brother, underling (e.g. in yakuza)
  • 公舎 【コウシャ】 official residence
  • 兵舎 【ヘイシャ】 barracks

Readings

Japanese names:
さ、 とり
Chinese:
she3, she4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • casa de campo
  • posada
  • cabaña
  • casa

Portuguese

  • casa de campo
  • pousada
  • cabana
  • casa
  • mansão

French

  • chaumière
  • hutte
  • auberge
  • maison
  • résidence
629 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
727 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
700 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1056 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
423 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
872 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1689 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
721 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
791 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
805 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1654 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
51 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2555 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1305 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1774 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
322 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30278P Morohashi
2060 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
189 New Nelson (John Haig)
316 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
338 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
685 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2877 2001 Kanji
2a6.23 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-6 SKIP code
8060.1 Four corner code
28-43 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
820e Unicode hex code

19 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
bomb, burst open, pop, split
Kun:
は.ぜる
On:
バク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
735 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 爆 【バク】 exclamation, burst of laughter
  • 爆発 【バクハツ】 explosion, detonation, eruption
  • 起爆 【キバク】 ignition, detonation, triggering, explosion
  • 水爆 【スイバク】 hydrogen bomb

Kun reading compounds

  • 爆ぜる 【はぜる】 to burst open, to pop, to split

Readings

Chinese:
bao4
Korean:
pog, bag

Spanish

  • estallar
  • reventar
  • explotar

Portuguese

  • bomba
  • explodir
  • estouro
  • fender

French

  • bombe
  • faire éclater
  • exploser
  • craquer
1702 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
475 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2818 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
923 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
723 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1015 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1053 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1044 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1273 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1415 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
751 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1020 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1820 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19540 Morohashi
1101 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3505 New Nelson (John Haig)
1802 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1942 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
309 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1915 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1142 2001 Kanji
4d15.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-15 SKIP code
1-1-18 SKIP code
9683.2 Four corner code
39-90 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7206 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
stone
Parts:
rend, rip, tear, break, destroy, defeat, frustrate
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
590 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 破 【ハ】 (in gagaku or noh) middle section of a song
  • 破産 【ハサン】 bankruptcy, insolvency
  • 爆破 【バクハ】 destructive blast, blowing up, explosion
  • 大破 【タイハ】 serious damage, drubbing

Kun reading compounds

  • 破る 【やぶる】 to tear, to rip, to break, to destroy, to break through (cordon, opponent's defense, etc.), to breach, to defeat, to beat, to break (e.g. silence), to disturb (e.g. peace), to shatter (e.g. dream), to disrupt, to spoil, to violate (e.g. rule), to break (e.g. promise), to infringe, to break (a record)
  • 破れる 【やぶれる】 to get torn, to tear, to rip, to break, to wear out, to be broken off (of negotiations, etc.), to break down, to collapse, to fall into ruin
  • 割れる 【われる】 to break, to be smashed, to split, to crack, to fissure, to be torn, to be divided, to cleave, to come to light, to be identified, to be established, to become clear

Readings

Chinese:
po4
Korean:
pa

Spanish

  • dañar
  • romper
  • rasgar
  • derrotar
  • completar
  • especial
  • desgarrar
  • desgarrarse
  • desgastarse

Portuguese

  • arrancar
  • rasgar
  • lágrima
  • quebrar
  • destruir
  • derrotar
  • frustrar

French

  • déchirer
  • casser
  • détruire
  • défaire
  • frustrer
692 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
788 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
767 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
634 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3186 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
645 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
765 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1113 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
665 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
676 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1037 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1401 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1478 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
784 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1064 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
814 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24124 Morohashi
1150 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3999 New Nelson (John Haig)
806 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
869 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
427 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
719 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3367 2001 Kanji
5a5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-5 SKIP code
1464.7 Four corner code
39-43 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7834 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
hook
Parts:
Variants:
matter, thing, fact, business, reason, possibly
Kun:
ことつか.うつか.える
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
18 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 事 【ジ】 individual concrete phenomenon (as opposed to a general principle)
  • 事故 【ジコ】 accident, incident, trouble, circumstances, reasons
  • 大事 【ダイジ】 important, serious, crucial, valuable, precious, serious matter, major incident, matter of grave concern, crisis, great undertaking, great enterprise, great thing, safe (Tochigi dialect), OK
  • 従事 【ジュウジ】 engaging in (work), pursuing (e.g. studies), following (a profession), being involved in

Kun reading compounds

  • 事 【こと】 thing, matter, incident, occurrence, event, something serious, trouble, crisis, circumstances, situation, state of affairs, work, business, affair, after an inflectable word, creates a noun phrase indicating something the speaker does not feel close to, nominalizing suffix, pretending to ..., playing make-believe ..., alias, aka, nickname, alternative name, also known as
  • 事故 【じこ】 accident, incident, trouble, circumstances, reasons
  • いっその事 【いっそのこと】 rather, sooner, preferably
  • 神事 【しんじ】 Shinto ritual
  • 仕える 【つかえる】 to serve, to work for, to attend

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
shi4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • cosa
  • hecho
  • asunto
  • acción

Portuguese

  • matéria
  • coisa
  • fato
  • negócios
  • razão
  • possivelmente

French

  • fait
  • chose
  • matière
  • affaire
  • raison
  • peut-être
230 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
309 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
293 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
32 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
272 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
73 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
108 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
768 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
80 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
80 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
237 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
30 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4384 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2220 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2986 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1164 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
241 Morohashi
3567 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
71 New Nelson (John Haig)
1156 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1240 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
10 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
300 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1547 2001 Kanji
0a8.15 The Kanji Dictionary
4-8-3 SKIP code
5000.7 Four corner code
27-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e8b Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
affair, case, matter, item
Kun:
くだん
On:
ケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
212 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 件 【ケン】 matter, case, item, affair, subject
  • 件数 【ケンスウ】 number of events (e.g. accidents, crimes, meetings, housing starts, hits on a web page)
  • 条件 【ジョウケン】 condition, term, requirement, qualification, prerequisite
  • 無条件 【ムジョウケン】 unconditional

Kun reading compounds

  • 件 【くだん】 the aforementioned, the said, (man, incident, etc.) in question, the above-mentioned, the aforesaid, the usual
  • 件の一件 【くだんのいっけん】 the matter in question, the aforesaid matter

Readings

Chinese:
jian4
Korean:
geon

Spanish

  • asunto
  • caso

Portuguese

  • romance
  • caso
  • matéria
  • item

French

  • affaire
  • cas
  • matière
  • article
598 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
687 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
660 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
290 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
368 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
485 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
306 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
3.9 Japanese for Busy People
732 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
745 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
482 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
66 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
54 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
35 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
35 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
968 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
410 Morohashi
51 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
130 New Nelson (John Haig)
959 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1032 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
171 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
657 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2155 2001 Kanji
2a4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-4 SKIP code
2520.0 Four corner code
23-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4ef6 Unicode hex code