Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
one
Parts:
negative, non-, bad, ugly, clumsy
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N4
101 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 不 【フ】 un-, non-, negative prefix
  • 不安 【フアン】 anxiety, uneasiness, worry, apprehension, fear, insecurity, suspense
  • 意味不 【イミフ】 of uncertain meaning, ambiguous, cryptic, nonsensical, incomprehensible, perplexing
  • 無 【ブ】 un-, non-, bad ..., poor ...
  • 不気味 【ブキミ】 weird, ominous, eerie, uncanny, ghastly

Readings

Chinese:
bu4, bu2
Korean:
bu, bul

Spanish

  • prefijo negativo: in-
  • des-

Portuguese

  • Prefixo negativo
  • negativa
  • não
  • feia
  • ruim
  • deselegante

French

  • négation
  • non
  • mauvais
  • laid
  • maladroit
500 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
600 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
572 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
134 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
17 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
130 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
104 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
94 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.18 Japanese for Busy People
94 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
94 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
422 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
10 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4242 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2141 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2890 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1225 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19 Morohashi
3434 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
13 New Nelson (John Haig)
1217 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1302 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
103 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
444 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3154 2001 Kanji
0a4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-1 SKIP code
3-3-1 SKIP code
3-2-2 SKIP code
1090.0 Four corner code
1-41-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e0d Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
interchange, period, change, convert, replace, renew
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
687 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 換金 【カンキン】 realization (of goods into money), conversion (into money), liquidation
  • 換気 【カンキ】 ventilation
  • 互換 【ゴカン】 interchange, transposition, compatible (e.g. PC)
  • 代換 【ダイカン】 hypallage

Kun reading compounds

  • 換える 【かえる】 to replace, to exchange, to interchange, to substitute
  • 替わる 【かわる】 to succeed, to relieve, to replace, to take the place of, to substitute for, to take over for, to represent, to hand over (telephone), to be exchanged, to change (places with), to switch

Readings

Chinese:
huan4
Korean:
hwan

Spanish

  • cambio
  • intercambio
  • intercambiar
  • sustituir
  • reemplazar
  • ser intercambiado
  • ser convertido

Portuguese

  • trocar
  • turno
  • carga
  • mudar

French

  • échanger
  • remplacer
  • convertir
  • change
1105 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
846 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1964 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
957 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
580 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1586 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1693 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
749 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
913 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
716 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
429 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
537 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1052 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12358 Morohashi
587 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2233 New Nelson (John Haig)
1043 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1122 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1540 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1363 2001 Kanji
3c9.15 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
5703.4 Four corner code
1-20-25 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
63db Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
Variants:
paper
Kun:
かみ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
559 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 紙 【シ】 newspaper
  • 紙上 【シジョウ】 on paper, in the newspapers, in a letter
  • 原稿用紙 【ゲンコウヨウシ】 Japanese writing paper (lined with a square grid, one square per character), manuscript paper
  • 製紙 【セイシ】 papermaking, paper-making, paper making, paper manufacture

Kun reading compounds

  • 紙 【かみ】 paper
  • 紙芝居 【かみしばい】 kamishibai, storytelling with pictures, form of Japanese street theater and storytelling (popular from the 1930s to the 1950s)
  • インディア紙 【インディアかみ】 India paper
  • 蝋紙 【ろうかみ】 wax paper

Readings

Chinese:
zhi3
Korean:
ji

Spanish

  • papel
  • periódico

Portuguese

  • Papel

French

  • papier
85 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
148 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
132 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
501 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3510 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
362 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
236 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1953 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
180 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
180 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
243 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1517 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1654 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
879 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1197 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1846 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27293 Morohashi
1302 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4455 New Nelson (John Haig)
1829 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1971 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
456 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
194 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2756 2001 Kanji
6a4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-4 SKIP code
2294.0 Four corner code
1-27-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d19 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
turban, scarf
Parts:
Variants:
cash, bad habit, humble prefix, gift, Shinto offerings of cloth, rope, cut paper
Kun:
ぬさ
On:
ヘイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1803 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 幣 【ヘイ】 staff with plaited paper streamers
  • 幣串 【ヘイグシ】 staff to which shide are attached to make a go-hei
  • 造幣 【ゾウヘイ】 coinage, mintage
  • 衰幣 【スイヘイ】 decline

Kun reading compounds

  • 幣 【へい】 staff with plaited paper streamers
  • 幣を奉る 【ぬさをたてまつる】 to offer a wand with hemp and paper streamers to a Shinto god
  • 大幣 【おおぬさ】 streamers (made of linen, paper, etc.) attached to a long pole (used as a wand in grand purification ceremonies), being in great demand
  • 小幣 【こぬさ】 small purification wand, thinly cut hemp or paper mixed with rice (scattered as an offering to the gods)

Readings

Japanese names:
しで
Chinese:
bi4
Korean:
pye

Spanish

  • riqueza
  • ofrenda
  • dinero en efectivo

Portuguese

  • Caixa
  • maus hábitos
  • prefixo p/ expressar humildade
  • presente
  • oferendas em roupas Shinto
  • corda
  • cortar papel

French

  • espèces (argent)
  • mauvaise habitude
  • préfixe humble
  • don
  • offrande Shinto (papier, corde)
  • corde
  • papier découpé
1778 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1902 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1490 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1400 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1253 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2414 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1781 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1913 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1796 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
571 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3582 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1844 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2507 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1049 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9088X Morohashi
2885 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1585 New Nelson (John Haig)
1040 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1118 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1756 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1044 2001 Kanji
3f12.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-12-3 SKIP code
9822.7 Four corner code
1-42-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e63 Unicode hex code