Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
discontinue, beyond, sever, cut off, abstain, interrupt, suppress
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
784 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 絶滅 【ゼツメツ】 extinction, extermination, eradication, stamping out, wiping out
  • 絶望 【ゼツボウ】 despair, hopelessness
  • 謝絶 【シャゼツ】 refusal
  • 超絶 【チョウゼツ】 transcendence, excellence, superiority

Kun reading compounds

  • 絶える 【たえる】 to die out, to peter out, to become extinct, to cease, to be stopped, to be discontinued, to be cut off
  • 絶えることなく 【たえることなく】 unceasing, relentless
  • 絶やす 【たやす】 to exterminate, to eradicate, to let (fire) go out
  • 断つ 【たつ】 to sever, to cut off, to suppress, to eradicate, to exterminate, to abstain (from), to give up

Readings

Chinese:
jue2
Korean:
jeol

Spanish

  • extinguir
  • eliminar
  • rechazar
  • absoluto
  • lugar escarpado
  • desaparecer
  • extinguirse
  • exterminar
  • erradicar
  • suprimir

Portuguese

  • descontinuar
  • além de
  • romper
  • cortar desligar
  • abster- se
  • interromper
  • suprimir

French

  • cesser
  • au-delà
  • rompre
  • couper
  • s'abstenir
  • interrompre
  • supprimer
828 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
756 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
733 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
743 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3539 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
630 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
820 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2148 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
742 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
755 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
734 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1534 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1711 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
917 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1240 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1770 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
49469 Morohashi
1353 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4490 New Nelson (John Haig)
1754 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1891 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
756 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2756 2001 Kanji
6a6.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-6 SKIP code
2791.7 Four corner code
32-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d76 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
thumb, inch
Parts:
Variants:
vis-a-vis, opposite, even, equal, versus, anti-, compare
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
34 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 対 【タイ】 opposite, opposition, versus, vs., v., to (e.g. "winning a game five to three"), equal footing, equal terms, against ..., anti-, toward ..., to ...
  • 対案 【タイアン】 counter-proposal, counter-suggestion
  • 正反対 【セイハンタイ】 exactly opposite (of)
  • 国対 【コクタイ】 Committee of the National Diet
  • 対 【ツイ】 pair, couple, set, antithesis, counter for items that come in pairs, counter for sets (of clothes, small furniture, utensils, etc.)
  • 対になる 【ツイニナル】 to form a pair, to pair up
  • 一対 【イッツイ】 pair, couple
  • 双対 【ソウツイ】 duality

Kun reading compounds

  • 対手 【たいしゅ】 opponent (in combat)
  • 向かう 【むかう】 to face, to go towards, to head towards

Readings

Japanese names:
つし
Chinese:
dui4
Korean:
dae

Spanish

  • opuesto
  • contrario
  • por serie

Portuguese

  • vis-um-vis
  • contrário
  • até mesmo
  • igual
  • versus
  • anti-
  • compara

French

  • vis-à-vis
  • en face
  • régulier
  • égal
  • opposition
  • anti-
  • comparer
461 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
356 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
336 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
55 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2067 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
370 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
476 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
405 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
365 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
366 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
363 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
502 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1025 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
556 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
735 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1742 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7419 Morohashi
831 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1375 New Nelson (John Haig)
1726 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1862 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
39 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
286 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
448 2001 Kanji
2j5.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-3 SKIP code
0440.0 Four corner code
34-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bfe Unicode hex code

17 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
tenderness, excel, surpass, actor, superiority, gentleness
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
334 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 優 【ユウ】 gentle, elegant, classy, superior, skilled, excellent (in marking, grading, etc.), actor
  • 優秀 【ユウシュウ】 superiority, excellence
  • 声優 【セイユウ】 voice actor or actress (radio, animation, etc.)
  • 舞台俳優 【ブタイハイユウ】 stage actor or actress
  • 優曇華 【ウドンゲ】 udumbara (mythical Indian plant often identified with the cluster fig, Ficus glomerata), something very rare (from the legend that it flowers once in 3000 years), Japanese fiber banana flower, green lacewing eggs
  • 優婆夷 【ウバイ】 upasika (devout female lay follower of Buddhism)
  • 声優 【セイユウ】 voice actor or actress (radio, animation, etc.)
  • 舞台俳優 【ブタイハイユウ】 stage actor or actress

Kun reading compounds

  • 優しい 【やさしい】 tender, kind, gentle, graceful, affectionate, amiable
  • 優しい声 【やさしいこえ】 soft voice
  • 優れる 【すぐれる】 to surpass, to outstrip, to excel
  • 勝る 【まさる】 to excel, to surpass, to exceed, to have an edge, to be superior, to outrival, to outweigh, to preponderate
  • 優るとも劣らない 【まさるともおとらない】 not at all inferior to, rival or surpass, compare favorably (with)

Readings

Japanese names:
ゆ、 よし
Chinese:
you1
Korean:
u

Spanish

  • excelente
  • sobresaliente
  • especial
  • papel
  • función
  • elegante
  • tierno
  • amable
  • cariñoso
  • sobrepasar
  • dejar atrás
  • sobresalir

Portuguese

  • ternura
  • superar
  • superação
  • ator
  • superioridade
  • gentileza

French

  • tendresse
  • gentillesse
  • exceller
  • surpasser
  • supériorité
  • acteur
995 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
984 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
453 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
564 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1148 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
336 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2599 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1033 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1074 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1168 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
140 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
200 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
130 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
156 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1002 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1261 Morohashi
177 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
334 New Nelson (John Haig)
993 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1068 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1000 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2167 2001 Kanji
2a15.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-15 SKIP code
2124.7 Four corner code
45-5 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
512a Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
rank, grade, throne, crown, about, some
Kun:
くらいぐらい
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
276 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 位 【イ】 rank, place (e.g. first place), decimal place, counter for ghosts
  • 位置 【イチ】 place, situation, position, location
  • 品位 【ヒンイ】 dignity, grace, nobility, grade, quality, fineness, carat, karat
  • 優位 【ユウイ】 predominance, ascendancy, superiority

Kun reading compounds

  • 位 【くらい】 throne, crown, (nobleman's) seat, government position, court rank, social standing, rank, class, echelon, rung, grade (of quality, etc.), level, tier, rank, digit (e.g. the tens, the hundreds, etc.), place, degree, extent, amount
  • 位する 【くらいする】 to rank, to be ranked, to be located

Readings

Japanese names:
ぞき
Chinese:
wei4
Korean:
wi

Spanish

  • grado
  • posición
  • aproximadamente
  • trono

Portuguese

  • posição
  • grau
  • trono
  • coroa
  • sobre
  • alguma

French

  • rang
  • position
  • grade
  • trône
  • couronne
  • à peu près
344 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
445 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
421 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
482 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
401 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
122 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
312 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
354 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
122 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
122 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
417 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
72 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
69 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
42 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
45 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
964 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
503 Morohashi
61 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
162 New Nelson (John Haig)
955 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1028 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
319 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
473 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2173 2001 Kanji
2a5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-5 SKIP code
2021.8 Four corner code
16-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f4d Unicode hex code