Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
thumb, inch
Parts:
Buddhist temple
Kun:
てら
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
879 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 寺 【ジ】 counter for temples
  • 寺院 【ジイン】 temple
  • 国分寺 【コクブンジ】 state-supported provincial temple (Nara period)
  • 古寺 【コジ】 old temple

Kun reading compounds

  • 寺 【てら】 temple (Buddhist)
  • 寺子屋 【てらこや】 temple elementary school (during the Edo period)
  • お寺 【おてら】 temple, monk
  • 宮寺 【ぐうじ】 Buddhist temple within a Shinto shrine

Readings

Chinese:
si4
Korean:
sa, si

Spanish

  • templo budista
  • templo

Portuguese

  • Templo Budista

French

  • temple bouddhiste
228 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
149 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
133 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
687 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1054 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
45 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
475 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
268 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
41 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
41 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
328 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
500 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2687 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1367 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1853 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
160 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7414 Morohashi
2164 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1373 New Nelson (John Haig)
158 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
170 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
125 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1448 2001 Kanji
3b3.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
4034.1 Four corner code
27-91 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bfa Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
Variants:
time, hour
Kun:
とき-どき
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
16 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 時 【ジ】 hour, o'clock, (specified) time, when ..., during ...
  • 時価 【ジカ】 current value, price, market value
  • 零時 【レイジ】 twelve o'clock, midnight, noon
  • 平時 【ヘイジ】 peacetime, time of peace, ordinary times, normal times

Kun reading compounds

  • 時 【とき】 time, hour, moment, occasion, case, chance, opportunity, season, the times, the age, the day, tense
  • 時折 【ときおり】 sometimes
  • 切り替え時 【きりかえとき】 time to switch over, response time
  • 逢魔が時 【おうまがとき】 twilight, time for disasters (similar to 'the witching hour' but not midnight)

Readings

Japanese names:
と、 とぎ
Chinese:
shi2
Korean:
si

Spanish

  • tiempo
  • hora
  • ocasión

Portuguese

  • tempo
  • hora

French

  • temps
  • heure
87 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
151 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
135 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
19 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2126 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
46 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
57 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1086 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
42 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
42 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
25 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
988 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1155 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
625 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
830 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
161 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13890 Morohashi
924 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2462 New Nelson (John Haig)
159 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
171 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
24 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
195 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3848 2001 Kanji
4c6.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-6 SKIP code
6404.1 Four corner code
27-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6642 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
hold, have
Kun:
も.つ-も.ちも.てる
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
119 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 持参 【ジサン】 bringing, taking, carrying
  • 持久 【ジキュウ】 endurance, persistence
  • 堅持 【ケンジ】 holding on to, sticking to
  • 護持 【ゴジ】 defend and maintain, support, protection

Kun reading compounds

  • 持つ 【もつ】 to hold (in one's hand), to take, to carry, to possess, to have, to own, to maintain, to keep, to last, to be durable, to keep, to survive, to take charge of, to be in charge of
  • 持子 【もつご】 topmouth gudgeon, stone moroko (Pseudorasbora parva)
  • 持てる 【もてる】 to be able to possess (hold, get, etc.), to be well liked, to be popular, to be pampered (spoiled, doted upon, etc.), to be welcomed, to endure (the tests of time, the elements, etc.), to last, possessed, held, rich, wealthy, affluent
  • 持てる者と持たざる者 【もてるものともたざるもの】 haves and have-nots

Readings

Japanese names:
もち、 もつ
Chinese:
chi2
Korean:
ji

Spanish

  • duración
  • propiedad
  • cargo
  • sostener
  • mantener

Portuguese

  • segurar
  • ter

French

  • avoir
  • tenir
231 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
310 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
294 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
184 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1903 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
50 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
178 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
801 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.15 Japanese for Busy People
451 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
458 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
142 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
889 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
447 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
275 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
333 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
667 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12019 Morohashi
374 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2151 New Nelson (John Haig)
660 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
712 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
94 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
328 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1348 2001 Kanji
3c6.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
5404.1 Four corner code
27-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6301 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
poem, poetry
Kun:
うた
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N1
1196 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 詩 【シ】 poem, verse of poetry
  • 詩歌 【シイカ】 Japanese and Chinese poetry, poetry, poems
  • 風物詩 【フウブツシ】 thing that reminds one of a particular season, poem about natural scenery, poem about a particular season
  • 近代詩 【キンダイシ】 modern poetry, modern-style poetry

Kun reading compounds

  • 歌 【うた】 song, classical Japanese poetry (esp. tanka), modern poetry

Readings

Chinese:
shi1
Korean:
si

Spanish

  • poema
  • poesía

Portuguese

  • poema
  • poesia

French

  • poème
  • poésie
415 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
307 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
291 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1094 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4360 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
648 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1750 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1933 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
570 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
579 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
945 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1681 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1924 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1024 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1384 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
352 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35427 Morohashi
1524 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5610 New Nelson (John Haig)
346 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
370 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
420 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3048 2001 Kanji
7a6.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-6 SKIP code
0464.1 Four corner code
27-77 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a69 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
step
Parts:
wait, depend on
Kun:
ま.つ-ま.ち
On:
タイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
391 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 待遇 【タイグウ】 treatment, reception, service, working conditions, salary, pay, remuneration
  • 待機 【タイキ】 standing by, awaiting an opportunity, being on alert
  • 歓待 【カンタイ】 warm welcome, friendly reception, hospitality, entertainment
  • 優待 【ユウタイ】 preferential treatment, hospitality, warm reception, welcome

Kun reading compounds

  • 待つ 【まつ】 to wait, to await, to look forward to, to anticipate, to depend on, to need
  • 待つ身は長い 【まつみはながい】 a watched pot never boils

Readings

Japanese names:
まち、 まつ
Chinese:
dai4
Korean:
dae

Spanish

  • esperar
  • aguardar

Portuguese

  • esperar
  • contar com

French

  • attendre
  • compter sur
271 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
357 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
337 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
374 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1609 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
611 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
171 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
785 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.14 Japanese for Busy People
452 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
459 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
195 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
626 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
434 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
269 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
323 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
888 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10085 Morohashi
364 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1741 New Nelson (John Haig)
879 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
944 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
366 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
336 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2048 2001 Kanji
3i6.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
2424.1 Four corner code
34-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f85 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
cow 牛 (牜)
Parts:
special
On:
トク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N4
234 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 特産 【トクサン】 being produced in a particular region, local specialty
  • 特異 【トクイ】 unique, peculiar, singular
  • 在特 【ザイトク】 Special Permission to Stay in Japan, residence status that can be granted to illegal immigrants or overstayers
  • 奇特 【キトク】 praiseworthy, commendable, benevolent

Readings

Chinese:
te4
Korean:
teug

Spanish

  • especial

Portuguese

  • Especial

French

  • spécial
685 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
586 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
760 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
153 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2860 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
411 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
215 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
282 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
282 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
398 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1293 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1181 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
641 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
852 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
252 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20013 Morohashi
945 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3541 New Nelson (John Haig)
246 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
261 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
186 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
554 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2448 2001 Kanji
4g6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-6 SKIP code
2454.1 Four corner code
38-35 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7279 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
waiter, samurai, wait upon, serve
Kun:
さむらいはべ.る
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1939 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 侍従 【ジジュウ】 chamberlain
  • 侍医 【ジイ】 court physician
  • 内侍 【ナイシ】 maid of honor, maid of honour
  • 陪侍 【バイジ】 retainer, attending on the nobility
  • 内侍 【ナイシ】 maid of honor, maid of honour

Kun reading compounds

  • 侍 【さむらい】 warrior (esp. of military retainers of daimyos in the Edo period), samurai, man in attendance (on a person of high standing), retainer
  • 侍蟻 【さむらいあり】 Polyergus samurai (species of amazon ant)
  • 二四六九士 【にしむくさむらい】 mnemonic for remembering the months with fewer than 31 days (ni, shi, mu, ku, etc.)
  • 侍る 【はべる】 to wait upon, to serve

Readings

Japanese names:
かみ
Chinese:
shi4
Korean:
si

Spanish

  • sirviente
  • criado
  • samurai

Portuguese

  • garçom
  • samurai
  • esperar sobre
  • servir

French

  • serviteur
  • samouraï
  • servir
1326 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1823 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
427 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1446 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1046 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
559 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
571 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
580 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1878 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
90 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
94 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
62 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
66 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
985 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
589 Morohashi
85 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
192 New Nelson (John Haig)
976 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1050 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1150 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2148 2001 Kanji
2a6.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-6 SKIP code
2424.1 Four corner code
27-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f8d Unicode hex code