Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
east
Kun:
ひがし
On:
トウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
37 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 東芝 【トウシバ】 Toshiba (company)
  • 東南アジア諸国連合 【トウナンアジアショコクレンゴウ】 Association of Southeast Asian Nations, ASEAN
  • 北北東 【ホクホクトウ】 north-northeast, north-north-east
  • 東北東 【トウホクトウ】 east-northeast, ENE

Kun reading compounds

  • 東 【ひがし】 east
  • 東方 【とうほう】 eastern direction, the Orient, eastern fighter in a match (e.g. sumo wrestling)

Readings

Japanese names:
あい、 あがり、 あずま、 あづま、 こ、 さき、 しの、 とお、 はる、 ひが、 もと
Chinese:
dong1
Korean:
dong

Spanish

  • Este

Portuguese

  • Oriente

French

  • Est
121 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
201 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
184 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
11 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
213 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
27 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
63 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
771 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.10 Japanese for Busy People
71 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
71 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
39 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1053 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4385 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2221 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2987 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
516 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14499 Morohashi
3568 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2596 New Nelson (John Haig)
504 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
543 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
108 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
164 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1564 2001 Kanji
0a8.9 The Kanji Dictionary
4-8-3 SKIP code
5090.6 Four corner code
37-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6771 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
ice
Parts:
frozen, congeal, refrigerate
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1284 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 凍結 【トウケツ】 freezing (e.g. water), freezing (prices, wages, assets, etc.), moratorium, suspension (e.g. investment)
  • 凍死 【トウシ】 death from cold, freezing to death
  • 解凍 【カイトウ】 thaw, defrosting, decompression (e.g. of a file), unpacking, extracting, unzipping
  • 自動解凍 【ジドウカイトウ】 self-extracting (file)

Kun reading compounds

  • 凍る 【こおる】 to freeze, to be frozen over, to congeal
  • 凍える 【こごえる】 to freeze (of one's body), to be frozen, to become numb (with cold), to be chilled
  • 凍てる 【いてる】 to freeze, to be frozen over, to congeal
  • 凍みる 【しみる】 to freeze, to be frozen over, to congeal

Readings

Japanese names:
こおり
Chinese:
dong4
Korean:
dong

Spanish

  • helado
  • congelado
  • helar
  • congelarse
  • helarse
  • entumecerse

Portuguese

  • congelado
  • congelar
  • refrigerar

French

  • gelé
  • congeler
  • réfrigérer
1644 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1274 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
649 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1435 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
349 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1205 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1268 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1094 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
168 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
146 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
97 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
111 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
518 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1670 Morohashi
129 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
427 New Nelson (John Haig)
506 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
545 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1309 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
364 2001 Kanji
2b8.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-8 SKIP code
3519.6 Four corner code
37-64 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
51cd Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
ridgepole, ridge
Kun:
むねむな-
On:
トウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1406 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 棟 【トウ】 large building, building with a long roof, counter for buildings, apartments, etc.
  • 棟梁 【トウリョウ】 central figure, pillar (e.g. of the nation), mainstay, chief support, leader, chief, boss, leader, head, master carpenter, beams and ridge supports of a roof
  • 病棟 【ビョウトウ】 (hospital) ward
  • 上棟 【ジョウトウ】 raising the ridgepole

Kun reading compounds

  • 棟 【むね】 ridge (of roof), back of a sword, counter for buildings, apartments, etc.
  • 棟上げ 【むねあげ】 ridgepole-raising, setting up of the framework of a house
  • 別棟 【べつむね】 separate building, outbuilding, outhouse
  • 大棟 【おおむね】 top ridge of a roof, main ridge of a roof

Readings

Chinese:
dong4
Korean:
dong

Spanish

  • alero de tejado

Portuguese

  • Trave horizontal
  • sulcar

French

  • faîte
  • bâtiment
1653 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1899 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2299 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1440 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1627 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1406 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1495 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1533 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1104 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1248 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
678 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
904 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
517 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14949 Morohashi
991 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2747 New Nelson (John Haig)
505 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
544 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1553 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1864 2001 Kanji
4a8.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-8 SKIP code
4599.6 Four corner code
37-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
68df Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
practice, gloss, train, drill, polish, refine
Kun:
ね.るね.り
On:
レン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
788 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 練習 【レンシュウ】 practice, practising
  • 練達 【レンタツ】 expert(ise), skill, dexterity
  • 修練 【シュウレン】 training, drill, practice, practising, discipline
  • 水練 【スイレン】 swimming practice

Kun reading compounds

  • 練る 【ねる】 to knead, to thicken into a paste (stirring over a flame), to polish (a plan, etc.), to refine, to elaborate, to work out, to train, to drill, to exercise, to gloss (silk), to soften, to degum, to tan (leather), to temper (steel), to walk in procession, to parade, to march
  • 練り 【ねり】 kneading, gloss, tempering, paste (e.g. bean paste, mustard paste), parading of portable shrines and floats at festivals
  • 練り上げる 【ねりあげる】 to knead well, to polish, to refine

Readings

Japanese names:
ねり
Chinese:
lian4
Korean:
ryeon

Spanish

  • práctica
  • entrenamiento
  • ablandar
  • ejercitar

Portuguese

  • prática
  • brilho
  • treinar
  • exercitar
  • polir
  • refinar

French

  • pratiquer
  • lustrer
  • s'exercer
  • s'entraîner
  • perfectionner
  • peaufiner
539 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
438 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
608 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
704 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3565 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
482 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
828 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2527 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
743 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
756 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
296 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1547 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1738 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
931 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1256 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1355 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27631P Morohashi
1375 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4530 New Nelson (John Haig)
1343 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1443 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
431 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2764 2001 Kanji
6a8.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-8 SKIP code
2599.6 Four corner code
46-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7df4 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
exhibit, state, relate, explain
Kun:
ひ.ねる
On:
チン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1323 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 陳謝 【チンシャ】 apology
  • 陳述 【チンジュツ】 statement, declaration
  • 開陳 【カイチン】 stating (one's views), expressing
  • 具陳 【グチン】 report in detail, formal statement

Kun reading compounds

  • 陳ねる 【ひねる】 to age

Readings

Japanese names:
のぶ
Chinese:
chen2
Korean:
jin

Spanish

  • exhibir
  • exponer
  • desplegar
  • ser viejo

Portuguese

  • exibição
  • estado
  • relacionar
  • explicar

French

  • informer
  • présenter
  • raconter
  • expliquer
1604 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1303 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5001 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1647 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1873 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1311 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1405 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1494 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1524 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
737 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
656 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
396 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
493 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1310 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41698 Morohashi
540 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6457 New Nelson (John Haig)
1301 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1398 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1497 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3664 2001 Kanji
2d8.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
7529.6 Four corner code
36-36 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9673 Unicode hex code