Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
old
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
509 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 古今 【ココン】 ancient and modern times, all ages, past and present
  • 故郷 【フルサト】 home town, birthplace, native place, one's old home, ruins, historic remains
  • 蒙古 【モウコ】 Mongolia
  • 懐古 【カイコ】 recalling the old days, nostalgia, reminiscences

Kun reading compounds

  • 古い 【ふるい】 old, aged, ancient, antiquated, antique, timeworn, long, since long ago, time-honored, of the distant past, long-ago, stale, threadbare, hackneyed, corny, old-fashioned, outmoded, out-of-date
  • 古家 【ふるいえ】 old house, deserted house

Readings

Japanese names:
ふゆ
Chinese:
gu3
Korean:
go

Spanish

  • viejo
  • antiguo
  • desgastar

Portuguese

  • velho

French

  • vieux
70 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
121 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
109 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
373 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
770 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
93 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
32 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
154 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
172 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
172 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
86 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
278 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2495 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1262 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1728 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
16 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3233 Morohashi
2002 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
702 New Nelson (John Haig)
16 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
16 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
320 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
107 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1577 2001 Kanji
2k3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-3 SKIP code
4060.0 Four corner code
24-37 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53e4 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
harden, set, clot, curdle
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
750 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 固体 【コタイ】 solid (body), solid matter, solid-state
  • 固形 【コケイ】 solid (body)
  • 凝固 【ギョウコ】 coagulation, freezing, solidification
  • 簡明強固 【カンメイキョウコ】 plain and sturdy

Kun reading compounds

  • 固める 【かためる】 to harden, to freeze, to strengthen, to solidify, to make (a fist), to tramp down (snow, dirt), to put together, to collect, to gather, to consolidate, to make secure, to stabilize, to settle down, to strengthen (belief, resolution, etc.), to establish (evidence), to fortify, to reinforce, to support, to wear for a specific purpose (armor, coat, etc.), to swear, to resolutely vow, to sincerely promise, to tie tightly, to fasten, to hold a bow fully drawn
  • 固まる 【かたまる】 to harden, to solidify, to become firm, to become certain, to gather (together), to assemble, to huddle together
  • 塊 【かたまり】 lump, mass, bundle, clump, clod, cluster, group, crowd, embodiment (of an idea, quality, feeling etc.), personification
  • 塊肉 【かたまりにく】 chunk of meat (e.g. for grilling), joint of meat
  • 硬い 【かたい】 hard, solid, tough, stiff, tight, wooden, unpolished (e.g. writing), strong, firm (not viscous or easily moved), safe, steady, honest, steadfast, obstinate, stubborn, bookish, formal, stuffy
  • 固いカラー 【かたいカラー】 stiff collar

Readings

Chinese:
gu4
Korean:
go

Spanish

  • endurecer
  • fijar
  • terco
  • testarudo
  • originario de

Portuguese

  • endurecer
  • aglomerar
  • coágulo
  • coagular

French

  • solide
  • durcir
  • résolu
  • coaguler
  • cailler
393 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
501 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
476 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
834 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1036 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
738 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
424 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
744 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
972 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1004 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
470 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
343 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3830 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1963 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2658 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
587 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4745 Morohashi
3086 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
949 New Nelson (John Haig)
580 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
622 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
503 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1577 2001 Kanji
3s5.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-5 SKIP code
6060.4 Four corner code
24-39 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
56fa Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Variants:
individual, counter for articles
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
451 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 個 【コ】 counter for articles, counter for military units, individual
  • 個々 【ココ】 individual, one by one, separate
  • 好個 【コウコ】 excellent, fine, pertinent
  • 複数個 【フクスウコ】 multitude
  • 箇 【カ】 counter for the ichi-ni-san counting system (usu. directly preceding the item being counted), a noun read using its on-yomi
  • 箇所 【カショ】 passage, place, point, part

Readings

Chinese:
ge4, ge5
Korean:
gae

Spanish

  • individuo
  • individual
  • contador para objetos pequeños

Portuguese

  • indivíduo
  • sufixo para contagem de para artigos

French

  • individuel
  • privé
  • compteur d'articles
  • compteur d'unités militaires
603 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
695 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
669 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
565 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
489 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
502 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
322 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
3.1 Japanese for Busy People
973 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1005 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
469 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
104 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
132 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
87 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
100 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
982 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
758 Morohashi
117 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
258 New Nelson (John Haig)
973 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1047 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
455 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
711 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2177 2001 Kanji
2a8.36 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-8 SKIP code
2620.0 Four corner code
24-36 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
500b Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
rap 攴 (攵)
Parts:
happenstance, especially, intentionally, reason, cause, circumstances, the late, therefore, consequently
Kun:
ゆえふる.いもと
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
612 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 故 【コ】 the late (deceased)
  • 殊更 【コトサラ】 intentionally, deliberately, especially, particularly
  • 物故 【ブッコ】 death
  • 人身事故 【ジンシンジコ】 accident resulting in personal injury or death (esp. traffic, rail, etc.)

Kun reading compounds

  • 故 【ゆえ】 reason, cause, circumstances
  • 故に 【ゆえに】 therefore, consequently
  • 古い 【ふるい】 old, aged, ancient, antiquated, antique, timeworn, long, since long ago, time-honored, of the distant past, long-ago, stale, threadbare, hackneyed, corny, old-fashioned, outmoded, out-of-date
  • 元 【もと】 former, ex-, past, one-time

Readings

Chinese:
gu4
Korean:
go

Spanish

  • antiguo
  • intencionadamente
  • excepcional
  • razón
  • difunto
  • causa
  • circunstancias

Portuguese

  • casualidade
  • especialmente
  • intencionalmente
  • razão
  • causa
  • circunstâncias
  • portanto
  • consequentemente

French

  • coïncidence
  • spécialement
  • intentionnellement
  • raison
  • cause
  • circonstances
  • destin
  • feu ... (défunt)
  • c'est pour ça que...
778 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
694 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
668 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
455 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2044 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
707 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
587 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
880 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
173 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
173 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
722 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
936 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1466 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
778 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1056 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
339 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13161 Morohashi
1141 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2334 New Nelson (John Haig)
333 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
355 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
697 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1566 2001 Kanji
4i5.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-4 SKIP code
4864.0 Four corner code
24-46 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6545 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
lake
Kun:
みずうみ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
1344 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 湖 【コ】 lake (in place names)
  • 湖沼 【コショウ】 lakes and marshes
  • 汽水湖 【キスイコ】 brackish lake
  • 塩水湖 【エンスイコ】 saltwater or saline lake

Kun reading compounds

  • 湖 【みずうみ】 lake
  • 白鳥の湖 【はくちょうのみずうみ】 Swan Lake (ballet)

Readings

Japanese names:
うみ、 み
Chinese:
hu2
Korean:
ho

Spanish

  • lago

Portuguese

  • lago

French

  • lac
394 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
293 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
276 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1086 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2628 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
573 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
699 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1584 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
467 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
475 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
453 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1220 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
736 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
439 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
551 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
150 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17836 Morohashi
604 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3240 New Nelson (John Haig)
148 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
159 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
396 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
346 2001 Kanji
3a9.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
3712.0 Four corner code
24-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6e56 Unicode hex code