Jisho

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1 strokes
Radical:
one
Parts:
Variants:
one, one radical (no.1)
Kun:
ひと-ひと.つ
On:
イチイツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
2 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 一 【イチ】 one, 1, best, first, foremost, beginning, start, a (single), one (of many), ace (playing card), bottom string (on a shamisen, etc.)
  • 一人 【ヒトリ】 one person, being alone, being by oneself, being single, being unmarried, by oneself, alone, just, only, simply
  • 十一 【ジュウイチ】 eleven, 11, jack (playing card), Hodgson's hawk-cuckoo (Cuculus fugax), Horsfield's hawk cuckoo
  • 1対1 【イチタイイチ】 one-to-one, one-on-one
  • 一 【イツ】 one, same (mind, path, etc.)
  • 一に 【イツニ】 solely, entirely, only, or
  • 均一 【キンイツ】 uniformity, equality
  • 画一 【カクイツ】 uniformity, standardization, standardisation

Kun reading compounds

  • 一つ 【ひとつ】 one, for one thing, only, (not) even, just (e.g. "just try it"), some kind of, one type of
  • 一月 【ひとつき】 one month

Readings

Japanese names:
かず、 い、 いっ、 いる、 かつ、 かづ、 てん、 はじめ、 ひ、 ひとつ、 まこと
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yi1
Korean:
il

Spanish

  • uno
  • 1

Portuguese

  • um

French

  • un
  • radical un (no. 1)
1 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
1 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
1 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
4 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
3 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
2 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4148 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2105 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2850 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1 Morohashi
3341 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1 New Nelson (John Haig)
1 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3072 2001 Kanji
0a1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-1-4 SKIP code
1000.0 Four corner code
1-16-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e00 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
thumb, inch
Parts:
measurement, tenth of a shaku, a little, small
On:
スン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1669 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 寸 【スン】 sun (approx. 3.03 cm), length, measurement, shortness, tininess
  • 寸法 【スンポウ】 measurement, size, extent, dimension, plan, intention, arrangement, schedule
  • 原寸 【ゲンスン】 actual size, full size
  • 外寸 【ガイスン】 external dimensions, outer size

Readings

Japanese names:
す、 みき
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
cun4
Korean:
chon

Spanish

  • longitud
  • medida
  • un poco
  • sólo
  • antigua unidad de medida

Portuguese

  • medição
  • medida valendo pés/ 10

French

  • dimension
  • un peu
  • sun = 3,03 cm (1/10 de shaku)
920 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
909 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1523 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1348 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1045 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1220 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
34 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1894 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2070 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
367 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
499 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3652 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1864 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2541 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
45 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7411 Morohashi
2935 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1372 New Nelson (John Haig)
45 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
45 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
828 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1448 2001 Kanji
0a3.17 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-1 SKIP code
4-3-3 SKIP code
4030.0 Four corner code
1-32-3 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bf8 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
legs
Parts:
Variants:
ray, light
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
527 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 光景 【コウケイ】 scene, spectacle, sight, view
  • 光線 【コウセン】 beam, light ray
  • 観光 【カンコウ】 sightseeing, tourism
  • 日光 【ニッコウ】 sunlight, sunshine, sunbeams, Nikkō (city in Tochigi)

Kun reading compounds

  • 光る 【ひかる】 to shine, to glitter, to be bright
  • 光る棒 【ひかるぼう】 glowstick, neon light stick
  • 光 【ひかり】 light, illumination, ray, beam, gleam, glow, happiness, hope, influence, power, vision, eyesight
  • 光り輝く 【ひかりかがやく】 to shine, to glitter
  • 越光 【こしひかり】 Koshihikari (variety of rice)
  • 柔らかな光 【やわらかなひかり】 soft light

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 あきら、 こお、 てる、 ひこ、 み、 みつ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
guang1
Korean:
gwang

Spanish

  • rayo
  • luz
  • paisaje
  • honor
  • brillar
  • brillo

Portuguese

  • raio
  • luz

French

  • rayon
  • lumière
72 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
129 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
116 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
417 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1358 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
217 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
123 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
281 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
138 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
138 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
464 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
143 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3043 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1550 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2121 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
120 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1350 Morohashi
2391 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
349 New Nelson (John Haig)
119 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
125 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
345 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
121 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1057 2001 Kanji
3n3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-2 SKIP code
2-3-3 SKIP code
9021.1 Four corner code
1-24-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5149 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
Variants:
shade, yin, negative, sex organs, secret, shadow
Kun:
かげかげ.る
On:
イン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1393 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 陰 【イン】 (the) negative (e.g. pole), yin (in Chinese divination), hidden place, unseen part, private location
  • 陰気 【インキ】 gloomy, dismal, miserable, melancholy, spirit of yin
  • 山陰 【ヤマカゲ】 place in the shade of a mountain, shelter of the mountains, mountain recess
  • 外陰 【ガイイン】 vulva, pudenda

Kun reading compounds

  • 陰 【かげ】 shade, shadow, behind (something), other side, back, background, behind the scenes, behind someone's back, gloom (in someone's expression, nature, etc.), darkness
  • 陰口 【かげぐち】 malicious gossip, backbiting, speaking ill behind someone's back
  • 山陰 【やまかげ】 place in the shade of a mountain, shelter of the mountains, mountain recess
  • 物陰 【ものかげ】 place hidden from view, cover, shelter, hiding place
  • 陰る 【かげる】 to darken, to get dark, to be clouded, to be hidden (behind clouds)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yin1
Korean:
eum

Spanish

  • sombra
  • oscuridad
  • oculto
  • negativo
  • ocultar

Portuguese

  • matiz
  • yin
  • negativa
  • órgões sexuais
  • segredo
  • sombra

French

  • Yin
  • ombre
  • négatif
  • secret
  • organes sexuels
1013 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1408 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5006 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1031 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1872 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1563 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
867 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
886 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1525 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
735 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
657 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
397 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
494 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1606 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41691 Morohashi
541 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6462 New Nelson (John Haig)
1592 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1718 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1496 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3671 2001 Kanji
2d8.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
7823.1 Four corner code
1-17-2 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9670 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
cart, car
Parts:
Variants:
lightly, trifling, unimportant
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
790 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 軽 【ケイ】 light (e.g. aircraft, truck), light motor vehicle (up to 660cc and 64bhp), kei car
  • 軽快 【ケイカイ】 light (of movements), nimble, sprightly, springy, light-hearted, cheerful, buoyant, jaunty, casual (e.g. clothing), rhythmical (e.g. melody), taking a turn for the better (of an illness), receding of symptoms, recovery, convalescence
  • 軽々 【ケイケイ】 indiscreetly, thoughtlessly, carelessly, frivolously
  • 酌量減軽 【シャクリョウゲンケイ】 reduction of punishment in the light of extenuating circumstances
  • 軽忽 【キョウコツ】 indiscreet, thoughtless, absurd, laughable, disdaining, belittling
  • 常不軽 【ジョウフキョウ】 Sadaparibhuta (bodhisattva)
  • 剽軽 【ヒョウキン】 facetious, droll, funny

Kun reading compounds

  • 軽い 【かるい】 light (i.e. not heavy), feeling light (i.e. offering little resistance, moving easily), light (i.e. of foot), effortless, nimble, agile, non-serious, minor, unimportant, trivial, slight, small, gentle, soft, easy, lighthearted (e.g. joke), easy, simple, indiscriminate
  • 軽石 【かるいし】 pumice stone
  • 軽やか 【かろやか】 light, easy, non-serious, minor
  • 軽んじる 【かろんじる】 to look down on, to make light of

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qing1
Korean:
gyeong

Spanish

  • ligero
  • insignificante
  • poco serio
  • fácil

Portuguese

  • ligeiramente
  • insignificante
  • sem importância

French

  • léger
  • insignifiant
  • sans importance
387 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
287 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
269 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
650 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4620 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
598 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
258 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1657 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
547 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
556 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
116 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1775 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1909 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1015 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1372 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
724 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38281 Morohashi
1515 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5953 New Nelson (John Haig)
717 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
774 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
395 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1572 2001 Kanji
7c5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-5 SKIP code
5701.4 Four corner code
1-23-58 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8efd Unicode hex code