Jisho

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2 strokes
Radical:
one
Parts:
Variants:
seven
Kun:
なななな.つなの
On:
シチ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
115 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 七 【シチ】 seven, hepta-
  • 7月 【シチガツ】 July, seventh month of the lunar calendar
  • セシウム137 【セシウムヒャクサンジュウシチ】 cesium 137 (Cs-137), caesium 137
  • 属七 【ゾクシチ】 dominant seventh (chord)

Kun reading compounds

  • 七 【しち】 seven, hepta-
  • 7月 【しちがつ】 July, seventh month of the lunar calendar
  • 七つ 【ななつ】 seven, seven years of age, four o'clock (old time system)
  • 七帯アルマジロ 【ななつおびアルマジロ】 seven-banded armadillo (Dasypus septemcinctus)
  • 七日 【なのか】 seventh day of the month, seven days

Readings

Japanese names:
し、 しっ、 な、 ひち
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qi1
Korean:
chil

Spanish

  • siete
  • 7

Portuguese

  • Sete

French

  • sept
7 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
7 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
30 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
44 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
261 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
9 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
2 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
17 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
9 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
9 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
7 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
2 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4169 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2109 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2854 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
7 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6 Morohashi
3362 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3 New Nelson (John Haig)
7 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
7 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
147 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
3 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1456 2001 Kanji
0a2.13 The Kanji Dictionary
4-2-2 SKIP code
4-2-4 SKIP code
4071.0 Four corner code
1-28-23 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e03 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
large, big
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
7 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 大 【ダイ】 large, big, great, huge, vast, major, important, serious, severe, great, prominent, eminent, distinguished, -sized, as big as, the size of, university, large (e.g. serving size), large option, long month (i.e. having 31 days)
  • 大英博物館 【ダイエイハクブツカン】 British Museum
  • 国大 【コクダイ】 national university
  • 電通大 【デンツウダイ】 University of Electro-Communications
  • 大 【タイ】 nth year in the Taishō era (1912.7.30-1926.12.25)
  • 大尉 【タイイ】 captain (Army, U.S. Marine Corps, USAF), lieutenant (Navy), flight lieutenant (RAF, RAAF, RNZAF, etc.)
  • 負荷増大 【フカゾウタイ】 load increase
  • 御大 【オンタイ】 boss, governor, headman

Kun reading compounds

  • 大きい 【おおきい】 big, large, great, loud, extensive, spacious, important, decisive, valuable, older, grown up

Readings

Japanese names:
うふ、 お、 おう、 た、 たかし、 とも、 はじめ、 ひろ、 ひろし、 まさ、 まさる、 もと、 わ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
da4, dai4
Korean:
dae, da, tae

Spanish

  • grande
  • muy
  • mucho

Portuguese

  • grande
  • enorme

French

  • grand
22 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
25 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
53 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
7 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1171 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
32 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
40 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
48 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
26 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
26 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
87 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
408 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4224 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2133 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2882 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
108 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5831 Morohashi
3416 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1133 New Nelson (John Haig)
107 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
112 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
5 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
14 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1463 2001 Kanji
0a3.18 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-4 SKIP code
4003.0 Four corner code
1-34-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5927 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
river 巛 (川, 巜)
Parts:
Variants:
state, province
Kun:
On:
シュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
386 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 州 【シュウ】 state (US, Australia, India, Germany, etc.), province (e.g. Canada), canton (e.g. Switzerland), oblast (e.g. Russia), department (e.g. ancient China), continent, dear
  • 州政府 【シュウセイフ】 state government
  • 広州 【コウシュウ】 Guangzhou (China), Kwangchow, Canton
  • 沿海州 【エンカイシュウ】 (Russian) maritime provinces
  • 州 【ス】 sandbank, sandbar
  • 洲浜 【スハマ】 sandy beach, sandbar that projects into the ocean, particularly in a wavy form, designs and objects with a wavy pattern, sweet mochi cake
  • 白州 【シラス】 white sandbar, white sandbank, area in a garden or entrance of a house laid with white sand or pebbles, gravel separating a noh stage from the audience, court of law in the Edo period, in which the parties sat on white sand
  • 中州 【ナカス】 sandbank (in a river), sandbar

Kun reading compounds

  • 州 【す】 sandbank, sandbar
  • 洲浜 【すはま】 sandy beach, sandbar that projects into the ocean, particularly in a wavy form, designs and objects with a wavy pattern, sweet mochi cake
  • 白州 【しらす】 white sandbar, white sandbank, area in a garden or entrance of a house laid with white sand or pebbles, gravel separating a noh stage from the audience, court of law in the Edo period, in which the parties sat on white sand
  • 中州 【なかす】 sandbank (in a river), sandbar

Readings

Japanese names:
くに
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhou1
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • estado
  • provincia
  • banco de arena

Portuguese

  • estado
  • província

French

  • province
  • état
424 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
320 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
304 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
542 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
99 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
445 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
490 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
224 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
195 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
195 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
553 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
549 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
64 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
39 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
40 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
130 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8678 Morohashi
57 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1529 New Nelson (John Haig)
128 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
135 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
271 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1254 2001 Kanji
2f4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-4 SKIP code
1-1-5 SKIP code
3200.0 Four corner code
1-29-3 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5dde Unicode hex code