Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
skin
Parts:
pelt, skin, hide, leather, skin radical (no. 107)
Kun:
かわ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
1092 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 皮肉 【ヒニク】 cynicism, sarcasm, irony, satire
  • 皮革 【ヒカク】 leather, hide
  • 表皮 【ヒョウヒ】 epithelium, skin, rind
  • 上皮 【ウワカワ】 outer layer (e.g. of skin), cuticle, epidermis, bark, rind, crust, film (on the surface of a liquid), scum, epithelium

Kun reading compounds

  • 皮 【かわ】 skin, hide, pelt, fur, rind, peel, husk, bark, shell, sheath, wrapping, mask (hiding one's true nature), seeming
  • 皮切り 【かわきり】 beginning, start
  • 一皮 【ひとかわ】 unmasking
  • 薄皮 【うすかわ】 thin skin

Readings

Chinese:
pi2
Korean:
pi

Spanish

  • pellejo
  • piel
  • cuero
  • pelaje

Portuguese

  • pelego
  • pele
  • esconder
  • couro

French

  • peau
  • cuir
  • fourrure
  • radical peau (no. 107)
307 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
396 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
374 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
939 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3109 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
863 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
755 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
975 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1008 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1144 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1367 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3771 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1923 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2615 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
810 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22823 Morohashi
3037 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3878 New Nelson (John Haig)
802 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
865 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
258 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1667 2001 Kanji
2h3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-2 SKIP code
4-5-4 SKIP code
4024.7 Four corner code
40-73 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
76ae Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
step
Parts:
he, that, the
Kun:
かれかのか.の
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
648 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 彼岸 【ヒガン】 equinoctial week (when Buddhist services are held), Buddhist services during the equinoctial week, nirvana
  • 彼此 【アレコレ】 this and that, this or that, one thing or another, this way and that, around, about, round about, roughly, nearly, almost

Kun reading compounds

  • 彼 【かれ】 he, him, boyfriend
  • 彼ら 【かれら】 they, them
  • 前彼 【まえかれ】 former boyfriend, ex-boyfriend
  • 元彼 【もとかれ】 former boyfriend, ex-boyfriend
  • 彼の 【あの】 that (someone or something distant from both speaker and listener, or situation unfamiliar to both speaker and listener)
  • 彼女 【かのじょ】 she, her, girlfriend
  • 彼の 【あの】 that (someone or something distant from both speaker and listener, or situation unfamiliar to both speaker and listener)
  • 彼女 【かのじょ】 she, her, girlfriend

Readings

Japanese names:
その
Chinese:
bi3
Korean:
pi

Spanish

  • eso
  • aquello
  • otra persona

Portuguese

  • ele
  • que
  • o

French

  • lui
  • celui-là
1725 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
536 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1604 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1764 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
520 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
578 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
977 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1010 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1146 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
624 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
346 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
215 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
259 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
892 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10066 Morohashi
290 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1732 New Nelson (John Haig)
883 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
948 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
56 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1171 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2067 2001 Kanji
3i5.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
2424.7 Four corner code
40-64 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f7c Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
clothes 衣 (衤)
Parts:
incur, cover, veil, brood over, shelter, wear, put on, be exposed (film), receiving
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
431 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 被 【ヒ】 indicates the target of an activity, -ee (e.g. employee, examinee, trustee)
  • 被害 【ヒガイ】 (suffering) damage, injury, harm
  • 外被 【ガイヒ】 (protective) coat, casing, housing, jacket
  • 花被 【カヒ】 perianth, floral envelope

Kun reading compounds

  • 被る 【こうむる】 to suffer, to receive (kindness, rebuke, support), to sustain (damage)
  • 覆う 【おおう】 to cover, to hide, to conceal, to wrap, to disguise
  • 被る 【かぶる】 to put on (one's head), to wear, to have on, to pull over (one's head), to crown (oneself), to be covered with (dust, snow, etc.), to pour (water, etc.) on oneself, to dash on oneself, to ship water, to bear (e.g. someone's debts, faults, etc.), to take (blame), to assume (responsibility), to shoulder (burden), to overlap (e.g. sound or color), to be similar, to be redundant, to be fogged (due to overexposure, etc.), to close, to come to an end, to get a full house, to sell out, to blunder, to bungle, to fail, to be deceived
  • 被せる 【かぶせる】 to cover (with something), to put on (e.g. on someone else's head), to plate something (with a metal), to pour or dash a liquid (on something), to charge (a person with a guilt)

Readings

Japanese names:
ぎぬ
Chinese:
bei4, pi1
Korean:
pi

Spanish

  • sufrir perdidas
  • recibir
  • cargarse

Portuguese

  • incorrer
  • cobrir
  • velar
  • chocar
  • proteger
  • vestir
  • vestir- se
  • expor (filme)
  • recepção

French

  • subir
  • couvrir
  • voile
  • ruminer (soucis)
  • abri
  • mettre (vêtement)
  • porter (sur la tête)
  • être exposé (film)
  • victime
  • souffrir
1729 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
852 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4225 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1410 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
881 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
976 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1009 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1145 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1631 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1495 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
790 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1077 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
815 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34222 Morohashi
1163 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5445 New Nelson (John Haig)
807 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
870 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1390 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
667 2001 Kanji
5e5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-5 SKIP code
3424.7 Four corner code
40-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
88ab Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
sickness
Parts:
exhausted, tire, weary
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
1263 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 疲労 【ヒロウ】 fatigue, weariness
  • 疲弊 【ヒヘイ】 exhaustion, fatigue, impoverishment, (financial) exhaustion, ruin

Kun reading compounds

  • 疲れる 【つかれる】 to get tired, to tire, to be worn out (e.g. of well used objects), to starve
  • 疲らす 【つからす】 to tire, to weary, to exhaust, to fatigue

Readings

Chinese:
pi2
Korean:
pi

Spanish

  • cansancio
  • fatiga
  • cansar
  • fatigar
  • cansarse
  • fatigarse

Portuguese

  • exaurido
  • exausto
  • cansado

French

  • fatigue
  • épuisé
  • las
1728 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
986 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3040 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1798 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
749 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1321 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1403 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
275 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1351 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4063 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2060 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2792 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1704 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22084 Morohashi
3278 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3796 New Nelson (John Haig)
1688 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1823 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1370 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
567 2001 Kanji
5i5.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-5-5 SKIP code
0014.7 Four corner code
40-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
75b2 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
expose, open
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1438 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 披露 【ヒロウ】 announcement, presentation, demonstration, displaying, showing, introducing, exhibiting, unveiling, revealing, showcasing, performing, giving a rendition
  • 披露宴 【ヒロウエン】 reception (e.g. wedding), banquet, celebration, party
  • 直披 【ジキヒ】 personal, confidential (letter)
  • 嫡披 【チャクヒ】 confidential letter

Readings

Chinese:
pi1
Korean:
pi

Spanish

  • abrir
  • exponer

Portuguese

  • expor
  • abrir

French

  • exposer
  • ouvrir (son coeur) 
1726 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1417 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1874 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1841 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1342 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
582 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1712 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1829 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1468 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
882 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
362 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
226 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
270 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
813 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11909 Morohashi
305 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2116 New Nelson (John Haig)
805 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
868 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1185 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1367 2001 Kanji
3c5.13 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
5404.7 Four corner code
40-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
62ab Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
waves, billows, Poland
Kun:
なみ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
740 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 波長 【ハチョウ】 wavelength
  • 波及 【ハキュウ】 spread, extension, influence, aftereffect, ripple
  • 高周波 【コウシュウハ】 high frequency, HF
  • 低周波 【テイシュウハ】 low frequency

Kun reading compounds

  • 波 【なみ】 wave
  • 波間 【なみま】 interval between the waves, gap between waves
  • 高波 【たかなみ】 high waves, heavy seas
  • 横波 【よこなみ】 side (transverse) wave, broadside sea

Readings

Japanese names:
ひら、 みな、 みなみ、 わ
Chinese:
bo1, po1
Korean:
pa

Spanish

  • onda
  • ola
  • Polonia

Portuguese

  • ondas
  • vagas
  • Polônia

French

  • onde
  • vague
  • Pologne
298 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
387 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
367 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
606 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2529 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
484 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
677 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
596 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
666 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
677 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
913 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1177 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
388 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
245 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
292 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
811 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17308 Morohashi
330 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3101 New Nelson (John Haig)
803 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
866 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
309 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
367 2001 Kanji
3a5.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3414.7 Four corner code
39-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6ce2 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
stone
Parts:
rend, rip, tear, break, destroy, defeat, frustrate
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
590 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 破 【ハ】 (in gagaku or noh) middle section of a song
  • 破壊 【ハカイ】 destruction, disruption, (application) crash
  • 大破 【タイハ】 serious damage, drubbing
  • 踏破 【トウハ】 travelling on foot, traveling on foot, travelling all over

Kun reading compounds

  • 破る 【やぶる】 to tear, to rip, to break, to destroy, to break through (cordon, opponent's defense, etc.), to breach, to defeat, to beat, to break (e.g. silence), to disturb (e.g. peace), to shatter (e.g. dream), to disrupt, to spoil, to violate (e.g. rule), to break (e.g. promise), to infringe, to break (a record)
  • 破れる 【やぶれる】 to get torn, to tear, to rip, to break, to wear out, to be broken off (of negotiations, etc.), to break down, to collapse, to fall into ruin
  • 割れる 【われる】 to break, to be smashed, to split, to crack, to fissure, to be torn, to be divided (opinion, vote, etc.), to split (e.g. of a party), to come to light, to become clear, to be identified, to be revealed, to be distorted (of a sound), to be divisible (without a remainder), to go below a minimum

Readings

Chinese:
po4
Korean:
pa

Spanish

  • dañar
  • romper
  • rasgar
  • derrotar
  • completar
  • especial
  • desgarrar
  • desgarrarse
  • desgastarse

Portuguese

  • arrancar
  • rasgar
  • lágrima
  • quebrar
  • destruir
  • derrotar
  • frustrar

French

  • déchirer
  • casser
  • détruire
  • défaire
  • frustrer
692 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
788 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
767 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
634 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3186 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
645 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
765 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1113 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
665 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
676 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1037 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1401 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1478 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
784 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1064 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
814 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24124 Morohashi
1150 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3999 New Nelson (John Haig)
806 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
869 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
427 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
719 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3367 2001 Kanji
5a5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-5 SKIP code
1464.7 Four corner code
39-43 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7834 Unicode hex code