Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
cave
Parts:
empty, sky, void, vacant, vacuum
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
304 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 空 【クウ】 empty air, sky, shunyata, emptiness, the lack of an immutable intrinsic nature within any phenomenon, air force, fruitlessness, meaninglessness, void (one of the five elements), empty (e.g. set)
  • 空気 【クウキ】 air, atmosphere, mood, situation, someone with no presence, someone who doesn't stand out at all
  • 領空 【リョウクウ】 territorial airspace
  • 防空 【ボウクウ】 air defense, air defence

Kun reading compounds

  • 空 【そら】 sky, the air, the heavens, weather, far-off place, distant place, state of mind, feeling, (from) memory, (by) heart, falsehood, lie, somehow, vaguely, fake
  • うろ覚え 【うろおぼえ】 vague recollection, faint memory, rote memorization, rote memorisation
  • 定めなき空 【さだめなきそら】 changeable weather
  • 光に満ちた空 【ひかりにみちたそら】 sky suffused with light
  • 開く 【あく】 to open (e.g. doors), to open (e.g. business, etc.), to be empty, to be vacant, to be available, to be free, to be open (e.g. neckline, etc.), to have been opened (of one's eyes, mouth, etc.), to come to an end, to open (one's eyes, mouth, etc.), to have a hole, to form a gap, to have an interval (between events)
  • 空き 【あき】 space, room, gap, emptiness, vacancy, opening, empty seat, free time, time to spare, disuse, unused thing
  • 空き缶 【あきかん】 empty can
  • 開ける 【あける】 to open (a door, etc.), to unwrap (e.g. parcel, package), to unlock, to open (for business, etc.), to empty, to remove, to make space, to make room, to move out, to clear out, to be away from (e.g. one's house), to leave (temporarily), to dawn, to grow light, to end (of a period, season), to begin (of the New Year), to leave (one's schedule) open, to make time (for), to make (a hole), to open up (a hole)
  • 空 【から】 emptiness, vacuum, blank
  • 空っぽ 【からっぽ】 empty, vacant, hollow
  • もぬけの殻 【もぬけのから】 completely empty, vacant, deserted, (everything) gone
  • 空く 【すく】 to become less crowded, to thin out, to get empty, to be hungry
  • 空かす 【すかす】 to feel hungry, to get hungry
  • 虚しい 【むなしい】 empty, void, vacant, vain, fruitless, futile, ineffective, lifeless
  • 虚しい名声 【むなしいめいせい】 empty name

Readings

Japanese names:
うつ、 き、 く
Chinese:
kong1, kong4
Korean:
gong

Spanish

  • cielo
  • atmósfera
  • vacío
  • vacante
  • quedarse vacío
  • vaciar

Portuguese

  • esvaziar
  • ceú
  • desocupado
  • vazio
  • vácuo

French

  • vide
  • ciel
  • vacant
  • creux
65 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
66 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
15 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
233 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3317 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
184 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
77 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
723 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.17 Japanese for Busy People
140 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
140 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
461 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1452 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2767 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1418 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1913 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1327 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25415 Morohashi
2227 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4192 New Nelson (John Haig)
1317 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1414 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
304 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
73 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
772 2001 Kanji
3m5.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
2-5-3 SKIP code
3010.1 Four corner code
22-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7a7a Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
gate
Parts:
Variants:
interval, space
Kun:
あいだあい
On:
カンケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
33 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 間 【カン】 interval, period of time, among, between, inter-
  • 間隔 【カンカク】 space, interval, SPC
  • 時間 【ジカン】 time, hour
  • 週間 【シュウカン】 week
  • 間 【ケン】 1.818 m (6 shaku), counter used to number the gaps between pillars
  • 間数 【ケンスウ】 one ken in length or breadth (1.818m)
  • 世間 【セケン】 world, society
  • 俗世間 【ゾクセケン】 this world, secular society, workaday world, this life

Kun reading compounds

  • 間 【あいだ】 space (between), gap, interval, distance, time (between), pause, break, span (temporal or spatial), stretch, period (while), relationship (between, among), members (within, among), due to, because of
  • 間柄 【あいだがら】 relationship, relation, terms (good, friendly, etc.)
  • 候間 【そうろうあいだ】 as ...
  • ついこの間 【ついこのあいだ】 just the other day, quite recently
  • 間 【ま】 time, pause, space, room
  • 間が抜ける 【まがぬける】 to look stupid, to have a critical lack
  • 客間 【きゃくま】 drawing room, parlor, parlour, guest room
  • つかの間 【つかのま】 moment, brief space of time
  • 間 【あいだ】 space (between), gap, interval, distance, time (between), pause, break, span (temporal or spatial), stretch, period (while), relationship (between, among), members (within, among), due to, because of
  • 間柄 【あいだがら】 relationship, relation, terms (good, friendly, etc.)
  • 波間 【なみま】 interval between the waves, gap between waves
  • 幕間 【まくあい】 intermission (between acts), interlude

Readings

Japanese names:
ちか、 は、 はざ、 はし
Chinese:
jian1, jian4
Korean:
gan

Spanish

  • intervalo
  • espacio
  • habitación

Portuguese

  • intervalo
  • espaço

French

  • intervalle
  • espace
58 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
100 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
92 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
27 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4949 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
174 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
96 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1822 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
43 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
43 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
161 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1841 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4122 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2094 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2836 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1634 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41249 Morohashi
3323 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6391 New Nelson (John Haig)
1620 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1747 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
31 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
215 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3878 2001 Kanji
8e4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-8-4 SKIP code
7760.7 Four corner code
20-54 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9593 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
legs
Parts:
allot, fill
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
949 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 充電池 【ジュウデンチ】 rechargeable battery
  • 充実した 【ジュウジツシタ】 full, complete, replete with, substantial (meal), solid (reading), productive (day)
  • リア充 【リアジュウ】 person who is satisfied with his or her real (offline) life
  • 事業拡充 【ジギョウカクジュウ】 business expansion

Kun reading compounds

  • 充てる 【あてる】 to assign, to set aside
  • 満たす 【みたす】 to satisfy (conditions, one's appetite, etc.), to meet (e.g. demands), to fulfill, to gratify, to fill (e.g. a cup), to pack, to supply

Readings

Japanese names:
あつ、 のぶ、 まさ、 みち、 みつ、 よし
Chinese:
chong1
Korean:
chung

Spanish

  • asignar
  • llenar
  • rellenar

Portuguese

  • divida
  • encher

French

  • attribuer
  • affecter
  • répartir
  • être plein
1362 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
974 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
289 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1319 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1074 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
521 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
828 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
847 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1275 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
144 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2507 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1271 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1737 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
768 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1345 Morohashi
2014 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
348 New Nelson (John Haig)
761 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
823 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1060 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
457 2001 Kanji
2j4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-4 SKIP code
2-4-2 SKIP code
0021.3 Four corner code
29-28 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5145 Unicode hex code

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 填隙 【テンゲキ】 caulking
  • 填詞 【テンシ】 ci (form of Chinese poetry)
  • 装填 【ソウテン】 loading, charging, filling
  • 充填 【ジュウテン】 filling (up), replenishing, filling in (tooth), loading (gun with ammunition, camera with film, etc.), packing, plugging

Kun reading compounds

  • 嵌まる 【はまる】 to fit, to get into, to go into, to be fit for (a job, etc.), to be suited for, to satisfy (conditions), to fall into, to plunge into, to get stuck, to get caught, to be deceived, to be taken in, to fall into a trap, to be addicted to, to be deep into, to be crazy about, to be stuck on
  • 嵌める 【はめる】 to insert, to put in (such that there is a snug fit), to button, to put on (something that envelops, e.g. gloves, ring), to have sex, to fuck, to pigeonhole (into a particular category), to place a ring-shaped object around something (esp. one that restricts freedom, such as handcuffs), to entrap, to set someone up (e.g. frame them for a crime, etc.)
  • 埋める 【うずめる】 to cover, to bury (e.g. one's face in hands), to submerge, to fill (completely), to stuff, to pack, to cram, to fill up

Readings

Japanese names:
まき
Chinese:
tian2
Korean:
jin, jeon

Spanish

Portuguese

French

1123 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1920 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
779 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5355X Morohashi
1072 New Nelson (John Haig)
2190 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
166 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3b10.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-10 SKIP code
4118.1 Four corner code
37-22 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
586b Unicode hex code