Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
one
Parts:
Variants:
both, old Japanese coin, counter for carriages (e.g., in a train), two
Kun:
てるふたつ
On:
リョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
247 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 両 【リョウ】 both (hands, parents, sides, etc.), counter for carriages (e.g. in a train), counter for vehicles, ryō, tael, traditional unit of weight (for gold, silver and drugs), 4-5 monme, 15-19 g, ryō, pre-Meiji unit of currency, orig. the value of one ryō of gold, ryō, traditional measure of fabric, 2 tan, ryō, tael, unit of weight under the Ritsuryo system, 1/16 kin, 42-43 g, counter for suits of clothing, sets of armor, etc.
  • 両足 【リョウソク】 both feet, both legs
  • 一両 【イチリョウ】 one vehicle, one ryō (an old coin)
  • 十両 【ジュウリョウ】 second highest division, wrestlers of the second highest division

Readings

Japanese names:
もろ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
liang3
Korean:
ryang

Spanish

  • ambos
  • contador de vehículos

Portuguese

  • ambos
  • moeda Japonesa antiga
  • nº de veículos
  • dois

French

  • les deux
  • 2
  • ryou (ancienne monnaie)
  • compteur de wagons
336 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
434 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
411 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
281 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
34 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
859 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
286 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
531 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
200 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
200 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
556 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
15 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4331 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2191 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2949 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1176 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
46 Morohashi
3518 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
23 New Nelson (John Haig)
1168 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1252 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
288 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
275 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3153 2001 Kanji
0a6.11 The Kanji Dictionary
4-6-1 SKIP code
1022.7 Four corner code
1-46-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e21 Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
see
Parts:
parent, intimacy, relative, familiarity, dealer (cards)
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
406 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 親 【シン】 intimacy, closeness, friendliness, close relative, pro- (e.g. pro-American)
  • 親衛 【シンエイ】 monarch's guards
  • 懇親 【コンシン】 friendship, intimacy
  • 近親 【キンシン】 near relative

Kun reading compounds

  • 親 【おや】 parent, parents, mother and father, dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.), banker, founder, inventor, (pet) owner, key, parent (organization), main, ancestor, forefather
  • 親方 【おやかた】 master, boss, chief, foreman, supervisor, stable master, craftsman, artisan, foster parent
  • 生みの親 【うみのおや】 biological parent, founder, creator
  • 里親 【さとおや】 foster parent, foster parents, (pet) caretaker
  • 親しい 【したしい】 close (e.g. friend), familiar, friendly, intimate, familiar (e.g. story), well-known (to one), close (relatives), closely related
  • 親しむ 【したしむ】 to be intimate with, to befriend

Readings

Japanese names:
ぎ、 ちか、 のり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qin1, qing4
Korean:
chin

Spanish

  • padre
  • madre
  • familiares
  • íntimo
  • personalmente
  • padres
  • hacerse amigo
  • intimar

Portuguese

  • pai
  • intimidade
  • parente
  • familiaridade
  • crupiê

French

  • parent
  • parenté
  • intimité
  • familiarité
  • donneur (cartes)
260 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
166 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
149 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
381 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4293 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
211 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
248 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2544 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.6 Japanese for Busy People
175 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
175 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
249 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1647 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2264 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1172 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1599 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1518 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34918 Morohashi
1799 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5534 New Nelson (John Haig)
1504 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1621 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
315 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
237 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
457 2001 Kanji
5b11.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-9-7 SKIP code
0691.0 Four corner code
1-31-38 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
89aa Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
mediator, go-between
Kun:
なこうど
On:
バイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1900 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 媒体 【バイタイ】 medium, media
  • 媒酌 【バイシャク】 matchmaking, acting as a go-between
  • 溶媒 【ヨウバイ】 solvent
  • 冷媒 【レイバイ】 refrigerant, coolant

Kun reading compounds

  • 仲人 【なこうど】 matchmaker, go-between, intermediary, middleman, mediator, intercessor

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mei2
Korean:
mae

Spanish

  • mediación
  • mediador
  • intermediario
  • casamentero

Portuguese

  • mediador
  • ir entre

French

  • médiateur
  • intermédiaire
1692 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1862 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1241 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1403 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1198 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1496 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1595 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1760 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
450 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
686 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
412 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
518 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1777 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6498 Morohashi
564 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1247 New Nelson (John Haig)
1761 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1898 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1522 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1764 2001 Kanji
3e9.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
4449.4 Four corner code
1-39-62 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5a92 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
sex, gender, nature
Kun:
さが
On:
セイショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
104 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 性 【セイ】 nature (of a person), sex, gender, sex (i.e. sexual attraction, activity, etc.), gender, -ty, -ity, -ness, -cy
  • 性格 【セイカク】 character (of a person), personality, disposition, nature, characteristics, nature (of a thing, event, etc.)
  • 耐性 【タイセイ】 resistance (e.g. to antibiotics), tolerance (e.g. drug tolerance)
  • 社会性 【シャカイセイ】 sociality
  • 性 【ショウ】 nature, disposition, temperament, character, quality, that which does not change according to external influences
  • 性根 【ショウネ】 nature, character, disposition
  • 冷え性 【ヒエショウ】 sensitivity to cold
  • 凝り性 【コリショウ】 fastidiousness, enthusiasm for one thing, meticulousness, monomania, obsession, susceptibility for a stiffening of the shoulders

Kun reading compounds

  • 性 【さが】 one's nature, one's destiny, custom, tradition, habit, convention

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xing4
Korean:
seong

Spanish

  • sexo
  • género
  • naturaleza
  • temperamento

Portuguese

  • sexo
  • gênero
  • natureza

French

  • sexe
  • genre
  • nature
  • propriétés
645 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
745 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
723 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
199 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1666 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
280 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
535 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
564 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
98 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
98 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
421 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
811 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
357 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
222 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
266 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1572 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10478 Morohashi
299 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1822 New Nelson (John Haig)
1558 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1679 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
119 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
690 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1172 2001 Kanji
4k5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
1-1-7 SKIP code
9501.0 Four corner code
1-32-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6027 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
part, minute of time, segment, share, degree, one's lot, duty, understand, know, rate, 1%, chances, shaku/100
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
24 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 分 【ブン】 part, portion, share, amount, worth (as in "two days' worth"), enough (for), one's means, one's place, one's lot, one's social position, one's duty, one's part, condition, state (of affairs), extent, rate (as in "at this rate"), in proportion to, just as much as, to the same degree, content (e.g. alcohol), percentage, equivalent to (e.g. an old brother)
  • 分化 【ブンカ】 specialization, specialisation, differentiation
  • 応分 【オウブン】 according to one's abilities, appropriate, reasonable
  • 細分 【サイブン】 subdivision (into small parts)
  • 分 【フン】 minute (unit of time), fun (one tenth of a monme, 5.787 grains)
  • 分別 【フンベツ】 discretion, prudence, good sense, judgement, judgment, wisdom, discernment
  • 毎分 【マイフン】 every minute, per minute
  • 壊変毎分 【カイヘンマイフン】 disintegration per minute, dpm
  • 分 【ブ】 one-tenth, one percent (one-tenth of a wari), 3 mm (one-tenth of a sun), 2.4 mm (one-tenth of a mon, a traditional unit used to measure shoe sizes), 0.1 degree (one-tenth of a do, used to measure body temperature on any temperature scale), one-quarter of a ryō (obsolete unit of currency), thickness, advantageous circumstances, one-tenth of a monme of silver
  • 分 【ブン】 part, portion, share, amount, worth (as in "two days' worth"), enough (for), one's means, one's place, one's lot, one's social position, one's duty, one's part, condition, state (of affairs), extent, rate (as in "at this rate"), in proportion to, just as much as, to the same degree, content (e.g. alcohol), percentage, equivalent to (e.g. an old brother)
  • 一分 【イチブ】 one tenth, one hundredth, one percent, one tenth of a sun, one quarter ryō (an old coin)
  • 節分 【セツブン】 setsubun, last day of winter in the traditional Japanese calendar (usu. February 3 or 4), day of the bean scattering ceremony, last day of any season (according to the traditional Japanese calendar)

Kun reading compounds

  • 分ける 【わける】 to divide (into), to split (into), to part, to separate, to divide up, to classify, to sort out, to divide out, to share, to distribute, to deal out, to dish out, to distinguish, to discriminate, to differentiate (between), to break up (a fight), to mediate, to call a draw, to tie, to push one's way through (a crowd), to sell
  • 分け 【わけ】 sharing, division, draw, tie
  • 分ける 【わける】 to divide (into), to split (into), to part, to separate, to divide up, to classify, to sort out, to divide out, to share, to distribute, to deal out, to dish out, to distinguish, to discriminate, to differentiate (between), to break up (a fight), to mediate, to call a draw, to tie, to push one's way through (a crowd), to sell
  • 申し訳 【もうしわけ】 apology, excuse
  • 追分 【おいわけ】 forked road
  • 分かれる 【わかれる】 to branch, to fork, to diverge, to separate, to split, to divide, to disperse, to scatter
  • 分かる 【わかる】 to understand, to comprehend, to grasp, to see, to get, to follow, to become clear, to be known, to be discovered, to be realized, to be realised, to be found out, I know!, I think so too!
  • 分かつ 【わかつ】 to divide, to separate, to share, to distribute, to distinguish

Readings

Japanese names:
いた、 わけ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fen1, fen4
Korean:
bun

Spanish

  • parte
  • segmento
  • minuto
  • dividir
  • separar

Portuguese

  • parte
  • minuto
  • segmento
  • grau
  • dever
  • compreender
  • saber
  • valor
  • 1%
  • oportunidades
  • shaku/100

French

  • portion
  • minute
  • section
  • part
  • degré
  • son lot dans la vie
  • comprendre
  • savoir
  • devoir
  • taux
  • 1%
  • chances
  • bu = 1/100 de shaku = 3.03 mm
133 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
218 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
199 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
35 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
578 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
35 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
22 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
64 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
38 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
38 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
26 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
180 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2466 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1247 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1713 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
788 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1853 Morohashi
1972 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
454 New Nelson (John Haig)
781 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
844 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
28 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
101 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2045 2001 Kanji
2o2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
8022.7 Four corner code
1-42-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5206 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac
Kun:
-こ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
72 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 子 【シ】 child (esp. a boy), viscount, founder of a school of thought (esp. Confucius), master, masters and philosophers (categorization of Chinese classical literature), you, -er (i.e. man who spends all his time doing...)
  • 子宮 【シキュウ】 womb, uterus
  • 中性子 【チュウセイシ】 neutron
  • 精子 【セイシ】 sperm
  • 主 【ス】 honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name
  • 金子 【キンス】 money, funds
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce
  • 対子 【トイツ】 pair, eyes
  • 七対子 【チートイツ】 seven pairs, winning hand composed of seven pairs

Kun reading compounds

  • 子 【こ】 child, young (animal), young woman, young geisha, offshoot, interest, new shares, player who is not a dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.), bird egg, -er (often of young women)
  • 子 【こう】 child, interest
  • 根っこ 【ねっこ】 root (of a plant), stump (of a tree), root (of a problem, etc.), base, foundation, origin, source
  • 江戸っ子 【えどっこ】 true Tokyoite, Edoite, person born and raised in Edo
  • 子 【ね】 the Rat (first sign of the Chinese zodiac), hour of the Rat (around midnight, 11pm to 1am, or 12 midnight to 2am), north, eleventh month of the lunar calendar
  • 子忌み 【ねいみ】 collecting herbs and pulling out young pine trees by the roots (annual event held on the first day of the Rat of the New Year)
  • 庚子 【かのえね】 Metal Rat (37th year of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1960, 2020, 2080)
  • 甲子 【きのえね】 Wood Rat (1st year of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1924, 1984, 2044)

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 き、 ぎ、 く、 け、 ねっ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zi3, zi2, zi5
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • chiquillo
  • niño

Portuguese

  • criança

French

  • enfant
  • signe de la 1ère branche terrestre
  • signe du Rat (zodiaque)
  • 23 h à 01 h
  • Nord (0°)
31 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
40 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
25 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
56 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1264 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
61 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
43 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
38 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
103 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
103 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
69 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
455 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4196 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2125 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2872 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
96 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6930 Morohashi
3390 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1281 New Nelson (John Haig)
95 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
99 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
42 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
18 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3547 2001 Kanji
2c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
4-2-1 SKIP code
1740.7 Four corner code
1-27-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b50 Unicode hex code