Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
shell
Parts:
buy
Kun:
か.う
On:
バイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
520 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 買収 【バイシュウ】 acquisition (esp. corporate), buy-out, takeover, purchase, corruption, bribery
  • 買収計画 【バイシュウケイカク】 purchasing plan, acquisition plan
  • 不買 【フバイ】 not buying
  • 人身売買 【ジンシンバイバイ】 slave trade, white-slave trade, human trafficking

Kun reading compounds

  • 買う 【かう】 to buy, to purchase, to value, to have a high opinion, to stir, to provoke

Readings

Chinese:
mai3
Korean:
mae

Spanish

  • comprar

Portuguese

  • comprar

French

  • acheter
300 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
212 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
193 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
330 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3637 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
48 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
89 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1753 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.8 Japanese for Busy People
241 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
241 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
188 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1731 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3211 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1662 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2252 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
839 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36708 Morohashi
2598 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5793 New Nelson (John Haig)
831 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
894 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
433 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
221 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3661 2001 Kanji
5g7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-7 SKIP code
6080.6 Four corner code
39-67 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8cb7 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
cow 牛 (牜)
Parts:
thing, object, matter
Kun:
ものもの-
On:
ブツモツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
215 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 物 【ブツ】 stock, products, stolen goods, loot, spoils
  • 物理 【ブツリ】 physics, law of nature
  • 生物 【セイブツ】 living thing, creature, life, biology
  • 私物 【シブツ】 private property, personal effects
  • 供物 【クモツ】 offering (e.g. to the gods), votive offering
  • 財物 【ザイブツ】 property

Kun reading compounds

  • 物 【もの】 thing, object, article, stuff, substance, one's things, possessions, property, belongings, things, something, anything, everything, nothing, quality, reason, the way of things, used to emphasize emotion, judgment, etc., used to indicate a common occurrence in the past (after a verb in past tense), used to indicate a general tendency, used to indicate something that should happen, item classified as ..., item related to ..., work of ..., cause of ..., cause for ..., somehow, somewhat, for some reason, really, truly
  • 物語 【ものがたり】 tale, story, legend
  • 生き物 【いきもの】 living thing, animal
  • 使い物 【つかいもの】 useful thing, usable article, present, gift

Readings

Chinese:
wu4
Korean:
mul

Spanish

  • cosa
  • objeto
  • materia

Portuguese

  • coisa
  • objeto
  • matéria

French

  • objet
  • chose
  • matière
313 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
410 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
387 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
126 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2857 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
74 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
214 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
611 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
79 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
79 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
321 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1290 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1084 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
587 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
777 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1059 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19959 Morohashi
874 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3538 New Nelson (John Haig)
1050 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1129 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
95 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
313 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2451 2001 Kanji
4g4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
2752.0 Four corner code
42-10 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7269 Unicode hex code