Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
hemp, flax
Parts:
广
Variants:
hemp, flax, numb
Kun:
あさ
On:
マア
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1142 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 麻布 【アサヌノ】 hemp cloth, linen
  • 麻酔 【マスイ】 anaesthesia, anesthesia
  • 大麻 【タイマ】 hemp, cannabis, marijuana, pot, hashish, Shinto paper offerings
  • 胡麻 【ゴマ】 sesame seeds, sesame (Sesamum indicum)
  • 麻雀 【マージャン】 mahjong, mah-jongg
  • 麻雀打ち 【マアジャンウチ】 mahjong player

Kun reading compounds

  • 麻 【あさ】 cannabis (Cannabis sativa), hemp (plant), hemp (fiber), linen, flax, jute
  • 麻布 【あさぬの】 hemp cloth, linen
  • 大麻 【たいま】 hemp, cannabis, marijuana, pot, hashish, Shinto paper offerings
  • 絹麻 【きぬあさ】 thin linen polished to appear like silk

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 あざ、 お
Chinese:
ma2, ma1
Korean:
ma

Spanish

  • cáñamo
  • lino
  • entumecerse

Portuguese

  • cânhamo
  • linho

French

  • chanvre
  • lin
1829 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1118 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5390 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1480 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1924 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1508 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1529 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1630 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1414 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1938 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3878 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1995 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2694 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
600 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
47888 Morohashi
3125 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
7040 New Nelson (John Haig)
593 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
637 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1502 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
564 2001 Kanji
3q8.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-8 SKIP code
0029.4 Four corner code
43-67 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9ebb Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
stone
Parts:
广
grind, polish, scour, improve, brush (teeth)
Kun:
みが.くす.る
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1608 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 摩耗 【マモウ】 wear, abrasion
  • 磨羯宮 【マカツキュウ】 Capricorn (10th zodiacal sign), the Goat
  • 琢磨 【タクマ】 polish (jewels), cultivation
  • 達磨 【ダルマ】 daruma, tumbling doll, round, red-painted good-luck doll in the shape of Bodhidharma, with a blank eye to be completed when a person's wish is granted, Bodhidharma, prostitute

Kun reading compounds

  • 磨く 【みがく】 to polish, to shine, to brush (e.g. teeth), to grind (e.g. lens), to refine (e.g. a skill), to improve, to cultivate
  • 擦る 【する】 to rub, to chafe, to strike (match), to file, to frost (glass), to lose (e.g. a match), to forfeit, to squander one's money (e.g. through gambling, Pachinko, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
おさむ
Chinese:
mo2, mo4
Korean:
ma

Spanish

  • pulido
  • abrillantado
  • pulir
  • abrillantar
  • lavarse los dientes

Portuguese

  • moer
  • polir
  • explorar
  • melhorar
  • escovar (dentes)

French

  • polir
  • moudre
  • récurer
  • améliorer
  • brosser (dents)
1831 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1376 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5393 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1985 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
768 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2596 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1531 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1632 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1731 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1410 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3946 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2033 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2744 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
601 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24449P Morohashi
3181 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4045 New Nelson (John Haig)
594 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
638 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1840 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
577 2001 Kanji
3q13.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-13 SKIP code
3-11-5 SKIP code
0026.1 Four corner code
43-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
78e8 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
广
Variants:
chafe, rub, polish, grind, scrape
Kun:
ま.するさす.るす.る
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1252 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 摩擦 【マサツ】 friction, rubbing, chafing, discord, friction, strife, conflict
  • 摩天楼 【マテンロウ】 skyscraper
  • あん摩 【アンマ】 massage (esp. anma, a traditional form of Japanese massage), masseur, masseuse, massager, blind person
  • 研磨 【ケンマ】 grinding, polishing, refining (skill, knowledge, etc.), striving to master something

Kun reading compounds

  • 摩する 【まする】 to rub, to scrub, to scrape, to draw near, to press
  • 摩る 【さする】 to rub, to pat, to stroke, to massage
  • 擦る 【する】 to rub, to chafe, to strike (match), to file, to frost (glass), to lose (e.g. a match), to forfeit, to squander one's money (e.g. through gambling, Pachinko, etc.)

Readings

Chinese:
mo2, ma1
Korean:
ma

Spanish

  • roce
  • fricción
  • caricia

Portuguese

  • escoriação
  • raspar
  • polir
  • alcance
  • arranhão

French

  • irriter
  • gratter
  • caresser
  • frictionner
  • polir
  • moudre
1830 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1074 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5392 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1783 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1380 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2428 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1530 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1631 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1415 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
852 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3938 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2030 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2740 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
646 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12613P Morohashi
3175 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2264 New Nelson (John Haig)
639 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
689 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1768 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
547 2001 Kanji
3q12.6 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-12 SKIP code
3-11-4 SKIP code
0025.2 Four corner code
43-64 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6469 Unicode hex code

21 strokes
Radical:
ghost, demon
Parts:
广
witch, demon, evil spirit
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1514 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 魔 【マ】 demon, devil, evil spirit, evil influence, someone who (habitually) performs some (negative) act
  • 魔女 【マジョ】 witch
  • 病魔 【ビョウマ】 demon of ill health, disease
  • 尼 【アマ】 nun, bitch, Amagasaki, Hyogo, Amazon (online retailer)

Readings

Chinese:
mo2
Korean:
ma

Spanish

  • demonio
  • espíritu maligno

Portuguese

  • bruxa
  • demônio
  • espírito do mal

French

  • sorcière
  • démon
  • esprit malfaisant
1832 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1326 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5398 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1546 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1919 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2961 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1528 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1629 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1418 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1929 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3953 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2035 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2747 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2041 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
45906P Morohashi
3187 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6843 New Nelson (John Haig)
2022 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2178 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1942 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
557 2001 Kanji
3q18.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-18 SKIP code
3-11-10 SKIP code
0021.3 Four corner code
43-66 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9b54 Unicode hex code