Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
line
Parts:
in, inside, middle, mean, center
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
11 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 中 【チュウ】 medium, average, middle, moderation, middle school, China, volume two (of three), during (a certain time when one did or is doing something), under (construction, etc.), while, in, out of (e.g. three out of ten people)
  • 中央線 【チュウオウセン】 Chuo Line (central railway line in Tokyo)
  • 宮中 【キュウチュウ】 imperial court
  • 訪中 【ホウチュウ】 visit to China

Kun reading compounds

  • 中 【なか】 inside, in, among, within, center (centre), middle, during, while
  • 中島 【なかじま】 island in a pond or river
  • 野中 【のなか】 in the middle of a field
  • 火中 【かちゅう】 in the fire, in the flames, burning (something)
  • 内 【うち】 inside, within, while, among, amongst, between, we, our, my spouse, imperial palace grounds, emperor, I, me
  • 此の内 【このうち】 meanwhile, the other day, recently
  • 腹の中 【はらのなか】 in the belly, in one's heart of hearts
  • 当たる 【あたる】 to be hit, to strike, to touch, to be in contact, to be affixed, to be equivalent to, to be applicable, to apply to, to be right on the money (of a prediction, criticism, etc.), to be selected (in a lottery, etc.), to win, to be successful, to go well, to be a hit, to face, to confront, to lie (in the direction of), to undertake, to be assigned, to be stricken (by food poisoning, heat, etc.), to be afflicted, to be called upon (by the teacher), to treat (esp. harshly), to lash out at, to be unnecessary, to be hitting well, to be on a hitting streak, (in fishing) to feel a bite, (of fruit, etc.) to be bruised, to spoil, to feel (something) out, to probe into, to check (i.e. by comparison), to shave, to be a relative of a person, to stand in a relationship

Readings

Japanese names:
あたる、 かなえ
Chinese:
zhong1, zhong4
Korean:
jung

Spanish

  • centro
  • dentro
  • interior
  • medio

Portuguese

  • em
  • interior
  • médio
  • meio
  • centro

French

  • dans
  • dedans
  • à l'intérieur
  • milieu
  • centre
  • moyenne
23 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
26 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
55 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
13 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
81 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
31 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
7 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
75 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
28 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
28 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
33 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
16 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4262 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2150 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2902 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
39 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
73 Morohashi
3451 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
28 New Nelson (John Haig)
39 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
39 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
12 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
32 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1655 2001 Kanji
0a4.40 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-3 SKIP code
5000.6 Four corner code
35-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e2d Unicode hex code

2 strokes
Radical:
two
Parts:
Variants:
two, two radical (no. 7)
Kun:
ふたふた.つふたたび
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
9 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 二 【ニ】 two
  • 二院 【ニイン】 the two houses of legislature
  • 一二 【イチニ】 the first and second, a few
  • 十二 【ジュウニ】 twelve, 12, queen (playing card)
  • 次男 【ジナン】 second son
  • 二黒 【ジコク】 second of nine traditional astrological signs (corresponding to Saturn and southwest)
  • 不二 【フジ】 being two sides of the same coin, being the same (while appearing different), Very sincerely yours, peerless, unparalleled, unparallelled
  • 唯一不二 【ユイイツフジ】 one and only, unique

Kun reading compounds

  • 二 【に】 two
  • 二重 【にじゅう】 double, two-fold, two layers, duplex, diplo-, dipl-, double-edged eyelid, double eyelid, creased eyelid
  • 二つ 【ふたつ】 two
  • 二つ目 【ふたつめ】 one after next, second
  • 再び 【ふたたび】 again, once more, a second time

Readings

Japanese names:
おと、 つぐ、 つぎ、 にい、 は、 ふ、 ふたつ、 ふだ、 わ
Chinese:
er4
Korean:
i

Spanish

  • dos
  • 2

Portuguese

  • dois

French

  • deux
  • radical deux (no. 2)
2 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
2 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
61 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
6 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
273 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
9 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
4 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
3 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
31 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2421 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1224 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1688 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
247 Morohashi
1922 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
72 New Nelson (John Haig)
2 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
11 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
2 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3072 2001 Kanji
0a2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-1 SKIP code
1010.0 Four corner code
38-83 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e8c Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
sickness
Parts:
ill, sick
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
384 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 病 【ビョウ】 disease, -pathy
  • 病院 【ビョウイン】 hospital
  • 血友病 【ケツユウビョウ】 haemophilia
  • 同病 【ドウビョウ】 the same sickness

Kun reading compounds

  • 病む 【やむ】 to fall ill, to suffer from, to have something wrong with
  • 病 【やまい】 illness, disease, bad habit, weakness, fault
  • 病が篤い 【やまいがあつい】 seriously ill
  • 恋病 【こいやまい】 lovesickness
  • 躁鬱病 【そううつびょう】 manic depression, manic-depressive psychosis, bipolar disorder

Readings

Chinese:
bing4
Korean:
byeong

Spanish

  • enfermedad
  • caer enfermo

Portuguese

  • mal
  • doente

French

  • malade
310 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
404 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
381 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
441 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3042 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
145 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
224 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1250 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.6 Japanese for Busy People
380 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
381 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
229 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1352 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4062 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2059 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2791 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1698 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22127 Morohashi
3277 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3798 New Nelson (John Haig)
1682 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1813 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
365 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
553 2001 Kanji
5i5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-5-5 SKIP code
0012.7 Four corner code
41-34 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
75c5 Unicode hex code