Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
rain
Parts:
demand, request, need
On:
ジュ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
935 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 需要 【ジュヨウ】 demand, request
  • 需給 【ジュキュウ】 supply and demand
  • 外需 【ガイジュ】 foreign demand
  • 内需 【ナイジュ】 domestic demand

Readings

Chinese:
xu1
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • demanda
  • petición
  • solicitud

Portuguese

  • demanda
  • solicitação
  • necessidade

French

  • demande
  • requête
  • besoin
804 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
887 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1011 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5052 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
754 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1890 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2220 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1416 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1505 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
681 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1865 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3472 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1790 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2438 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1173 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42275 Morohashi
2797 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6528 New Nelson (John Haig)
1165 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1249 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1742 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3153 2001 Kanji
8d6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-6 SKIP code
1022.7 Four corner code
28-91 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9700 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
west 西 (襾, 覀)
Parts:
西
need, main point, essence, pivot, key to
Kun:
い.るかなめ
On:
ヨウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
106 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 要 【ヨウ】 cornerstone, main point, keystone, requirement, need, necessary, required
  • 要求 【ヨウキュウ】 demand, firm request, requisition, requirement, desire
  • 肝要 【カンヨウ】 extremely important, essential, vital, crucial
  • 不必要 【フヒツヨウ】 unnecessary, needless

Kun reading compounds

  • 要る 【いる】 to be needed, to be wanted
  • 要る物 【いるもの】 thing (someone) needs or wants
  • 要 【かなめ】 pivot, vital point, cornerstone, keystone, Japanese photinia
  • 要石 【かなめいし】 keystone

Readings

Japanese names:
とし
Chinese:
yao4, yao1
Korean:
yo

Spanish

  • necesidad
  • punto central
  • esencia
  • necesitar

Portuguese

  • necessidade
  • ponto principal
  • essência
  • pivô
  • chave para

French

  • besoin
  • point principal
  • pivot
  • essentiel
  • point clef
729 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
623 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
593 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
117 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4274 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
262 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
887 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1218 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.16 Japanese for Busy People
419 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
425 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
424 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1639 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3263 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1683 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2290 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1618 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34768P Morohashi
2635 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5515 New Nelson (John Haig)
1604 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1730 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
78 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
536 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3269 2001 Kanji
3e6.11 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-3 SKIP code
1040.4 Four corner code
45-55 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8981 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
dog 犬 (犭)
Parts:
Variants:
single, alone, spontaneously, Germany
Kun:
ひと.り
On:
ドクトク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
365 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 独 【ドク】 Germany
  • 独身 【ドクシン】 bachelorhood, single, unmarried, celibate
  • 東独 【トウドク】 East Germany (1949-1990)
  • 西独 【セイドク】 West Germany (1949-1990)

Kun reading compounds

  • 一人 【ひとり】 one person, alone, unmarried, solitary
  • 独り言 【ひとりごと】 soliloquy, monologue, speaking to oneself

Readings

Japanese names:
どいつ、 どっ
Chinese:
du2
Korean:
dog

Spanish

  • único
  • sólo
  • Alemania

Portuguese

  • solteiro
  • espontaneamente
  • Alemanha

French

  • célibataire
  • seul
  • spontanément
  • Allemagne
687 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
784 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
763 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
479 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2884 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
618 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
728 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
788 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
219 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
219 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
559 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1303 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
471 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
293 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
354 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
528 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20406 Morohashi
395 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3574 New Nelson (John Haig)
522 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
561 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
205 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
704 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2971 2001 Kanji
3g6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
4523.6 Four corner code
38-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
72ec Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
divination
Parts:
fortune-telling, divining, forecasting, occupy, hold, have, get, take
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
694 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 占星学 【センセイガク】 astrology
  • 占拠 【センキョ】 occupation (e.g. of territory), exclusive possession
  • 寡占 【カセン】 oligopoly
  • 買い手寡占 【カイテカセン】 oligopsony

Kun reading compounds

  • 占める 【しめる】 to occupy, to hold, to account for, to make up, to take up
  • 占う 【うらなう】 to tell someone's fortune, to forecast, to predict, to divine

Readings

Japanese names:
うら、 しむ、 じめ
Chinese:
zhan1, zhan4
Korean:
jeom

Spanish

  • adivinar
  • pronosticar
  • ocupar
  • poseer
  • tomar

Portuguese

  • Ler a sorte
  • advinhar
  • previsão
  • ocupar-se
  • segurar
  • manter
  • obter
  • tomar

French

  • bonne aventure
  • divination
  • prédiction
  • occuper
  • tenir
  • posséder
  • avoir
  • prendre
1491 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
851 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
799 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
985 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
383 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
153 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1706 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1822 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1016 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
250 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2496 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1263 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1729 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
48 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2780 Morohashi
2003 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
624 New Nelson (John Haig)
48 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
49 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
378 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1042 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1277 2001 Kanji
2m3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-3 SKIP code
2160.0 Four corner code
32-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5360 Unicode hex code