Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
field
Parts:
Variants:
detain, fasten, halt, stop
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
731 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 留学生 【リュウガクセイ】 overseas student, exchange student
  • 留学 【リュウガク】 studying abroad (usu. at university level)
  • 駐留 【チュウリュウ】 stationing (e.g. of troops), garrison
  • 在留 【ザイリュウ】 residing (esp. abroad), staying, living
  • 留守 【ルス】 absence, being away from home, house-sitting, house-sitter, being left unattended to (of one's studies, etc.), neglecting
  • 留守番 【ルスバン】 care-taking, house-sitting, house-watching, staying at home, caretaker, house-sitter

Kun reading compounds

  • 止める 【とめる】 to stop, to turn off, to park, to prevent, to suppress (a cough), to hold back (tears), to hold (one's breath), to relieve (pain), to stop (someone from doing something), to dissuade, to forbid, to prohibit, to notice, to be aware of, to concentrate on, to pay attention to, to remember, to bear in mind, to fix (in place), to fasten, to tack, to pin, to nail, to button, to staple, to detain, to keep in custody
  • 止まる 【とまる】 to stop (moving), to come to a stop, to stop (doing, working, being supplied), to come to a halt, to cease, to be stopped, to be suspended, to alight, to perch on
  • 留める 【とどめる】 to stop, to stay (e.g. the night), to cease, to put an end to, to contain, to keep (in position, in place), to limit, to record (e.g. a fact), to retain
  • 止まる 【とどまる】 to remain, to abide, to stay (in the one place), to be limited to, to be confined to
  • とどまるところを知らない 【とどまるところをしらない】 knowing no bounds, showing no signs of stopping or slowing down

Readings

Japanese names:
とめ
Chinese:
liu2
Korean:
ryu

Spanish

  • quedarse
  • permanecer
  • parar
  • detener

Portuguese

  • deter
  • segurar
  • parar
  • interromper

French

  • retenir
  • attacher
  • rester
  • s'arrêter
733 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
824 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
805 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
824 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3003 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
412 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
742 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1470 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
761 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
774 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
432 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1341 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3189 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1646 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2235 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1435 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21808 Morohashi
2580 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3750 New Nelson (John Haig)
1423 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1527 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
722 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2676 2001 Kanji
5f5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-5 SKIP code
7760.2 Four corner code
46-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7559 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
Variants:
guard, protect, defend, obey
Kun:
まも.るまも.りもり-もりかみ
On:
シュ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
457 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 守備 【シュビ】 defense, defence
  • 守衛 【シュエイ】 security guard, doorkeeper
  • 厳守 【ゲンシュ】 strict observance, rigid adherence, scrupulous compliance
  • 好守 【コウシュ】 good fielding
  • 守護 【シュゴ】 protection, safeguard, shugo (Kamakura or Muromachi period military governor)
  • 留守 【ルス】 absence, being away from home, house-sitting, house-sitter, being left unattended to (of one's studies, etc.), neglecting
  • 居留守 【イルス】 pretending to be out

Kun reading compounds

  • 守る 【まもる】 to protect, to guard, to defend, to keep (i.e. a promise), to abide (by the rules), to observe, to obey, to follow
  • 守り 【まもり】 protection, defense, defence, providence, amulet, charm, talisman
  • 守り抜く 【まもりぬく】 to hold fast, to protect to the end
  • 島主 【とうしゅ】 island chief
  • 山守 【やまもり】 ranger (forest), mountain guardian
  • 守り 【もり】 babysitting, babysitter, protecting, keeping, keeper
  • 守り立てる 【もりたてる】 to bring up, to support, to rally
  • 井守 【いもり】 newt (esp. the Japanese fire belly newt, Cynops pyrrhogaster)
  • 足無井守 【あしなしいもり】 caecilian (any burrowing legless amphibian of the order Gymnophiona)
  • 守 【かみ】 director (of the provincial governors under the ritsuryo system)
  • 肥後守 【ひごのかみ】 higonokami, type of folding knife with metal handle
  • 薩摩の守 【さつまのかみ】 traveling while deliberately not paying a fare (travelling)

Readings

Japanese names:
う、 し、 も、 て
Chinese:
shou3
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • guardar proteger
  • defender
  • guardar
  • proteger

Portuguese

  • vigia
  • protege
  • defende
  • obedece

French

  • garder
  • protéger
  • défendre
  • obéir
  • respect (des règles)
421 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
316 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
300 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
564 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1282 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
352 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
460 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
284 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
490 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
499 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
537 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
466 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2697 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1375 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1861 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
189 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7071 Morohashi
2173 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1310 New Nelson (John Haig)
186 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
198 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
364 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
270 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
748 2001 Kanji
3m3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
3034.2 Four corner code
28-73 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b88 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
field
Parts:
turn, number in a series
Kun:
つが.い
On:
バン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
348 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 番 【バン】 number (in a series), (one's) turn, watch, guard, lookout, bout, match
  • 番号帳 【バンゴウチョウ】 directory or book of numbers (e.g. telephone nos)
  • 当番 【トウバン】 being on duty, person on duty
  • 非番 【ヒバン】 off duty

Kun reading compounds

  • 番い 【つがい】 (one) pair (e.g. of birds), brace, couple, joint, hinge
  • 手番 【てつがい】 plan, arrangements

Readings

Japanese names:
は、 ま
Chinese:
fan1, pan1
Korean:
beon, ban

Spanish

  • turno
  • orden
  • observar
  • guardar
  • proteger

Portuguese

  • vez
  • número em uma série

French

  • tour (de rôle)
  • numéro dans une série
306 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
215 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
196 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
323 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4811 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
257 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
745 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1773 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.9 Japanese for Busy People
185 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
185 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
551 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1345 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3416 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1761 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2396 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1928 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21858 Morohashi
2748 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3762 New Nelson (John Haig)
1909 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2058 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
222 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2276 2001 Kanji
5f7.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-7-5 SKIP code
4-11-3 SKIP code
2-1-11 SKIP code
2060.9 Four corner code
40-54 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
756a Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
rain
Parts:
electricity
On:
デン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
268 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 電車 【デンシャ】 train, electric train
  • 電気 【デンキ】 electricity, (electric) light
  • 送電 【ソウデン】 electric supply
  • 配電 【ハイデン】 distribution of electricity

Readings

Chinese:
dian4
Korean:
jeon

Spanish

  • electricidad
  • eléctrico

Portuguese

  • eletricidade

French

  • électricité
286 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
197 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
180 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
125 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5050 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
222 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
98 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2025 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
108 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
108 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
61 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1862 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3465 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1784 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2431 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
541 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42253 Morohashi
2790 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6526 New Nelson (John Haig)
535 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
574 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
332 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
228 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3156 2001 Kanji
8d5.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-5 SKIP code
1071.6 Four corner code
37-37 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96fb Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
tale, talk
Kun:
はな.すはなし
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
134 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 話 【ワ】 counter for stories, episodes of TV series, etc.
  • 話題 【ワダイ】 topic, subject
  • 懇話 【コンワ】 friendly talk, chat
  • 秘話 【ヒワ】 secret story, unknown episode

Kun reading compounds

  • 話す 【はなす】 to talk, to speak, to converse, to chat, to tell, to explain, to narrate, to mention, to describe, to discuss, to speak (a language)
  • 話 【はなし】 talk, speech, chat, story, conversation, discussions, negotiation, argument
  • 話し合う 【はなしあう】 to discuss, to talk together
  • お話 【おはなし】 story, tale
  • いい話 【いいはなし】 good story (e.g. heartwarming), good prospect (e.g. marriage, business)

Readings

Chinese:
hua4
Korean:
hwa

Spanish

  • cuento
  • charla
  • hablar
  • narrar

Portuguese

  • Conversar
  • falar uma língua
  • conto

French

  • parler
  • histoire
151 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
240 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
221 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
133 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4358 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
180 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
86 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
238 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
238 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
178 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1684 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1928 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1027 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1388 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
350 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35441 Morohashi
1527 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5608 New Nelson (John Haig)
344 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
368 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
125 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
229 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3077 2001 Kanji
7a6.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-6 SKIP code
0266.4 Four corner code
47-35 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a71 Unicode hex code