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, of the
  • 中尉 【チュウイ】 first lieutenant, lieutenant junior grade
  • 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
  • そんな中 【そんななか】 wherein, therein, thereinto
  • 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 on (e.g. by a teacher), to treat (esp. harshly), to lash out at, to be unnecessary, to be hitting well, to be on a hitting streak, to feel a bite (in fishing), (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 be a ... in relation to ..., 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

5 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
old
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
509 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 古今 【ココン】 ancient and modern times, all ages, past and present
  • 故郷 【フルサト】 home town, birthplace, native place, one's old home, ruins, historic remains
  • 蒙古 【モウコ】 Mongolia
  • 懐古 【カイコ】 reminiscence, nostalgia, thinking fondly of the past, recalling the old days

Kun reading compounds

  • 古い 【ふるい】 old, aged, ancient, antiquated, antique, timeworn, long, since long ago, time-honored, of the distant past, long-ago, stale, threadbare, hackneyed, corny, old-fashioned, outmoded, out-of-date
  • 古家 【ふるいえ】 old house, deserted house

Readings

Japanese names:
ふゆ
Chinese:
gu3
Korean:
go

Spanish

  • viejo
  • antiguo
  • desgastar

Portuguese

  • velho

French

  • vieux
70 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
121 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
109 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
373 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
770 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
93 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
32 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
154 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
172 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
172 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
86 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
278 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2495 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1262 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1728 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
16 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3233 Morohashi
2002 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
702 New Nelson (John Haig)
16 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
16 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
320 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
107 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1577 2001 Kanji
2k3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-3 SKIP code
4060.0 Four corner code
24-37 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53e4 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
cart, car
Parts:
car
Kun:
くるま
On:
シャ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
333 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 車 【シャ】 car, vehicle
  • 車検 【シャケン】 vehicle inspection
  • 見切り発車 【ミキリハッシャ】 starting a train (or bus, etc.) before all the passengers are on board, making a snap decision, starting an action without considering objections to it any longer
  • 軽自動車 【ケイジドウシャ】 light motor vehicle (up to 660cc and 64bhp), k-car, kei car

Kun reading compounds

  • 車 【くるま】 car, automobile, vehicle, wheel
  • 車椅子 【くるまいす】 wheelchair, folding push-chair
  • 火の車 【ひのくるま】 fiery chariot (which carries the souls of sinners into hell), desperate financial situation, dire straits

Readings

Japanese names:
くら、 くろま
Chinese:
che1, ju1
Korean:
cha, geo

Spanish

  • coche
  • vehículo
  • rueda

Portuguese

  • carro

French

  • véhicule
  • voiture
88 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
63 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
31 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
162 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4608 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
54 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
91 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
532 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
133 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
133 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
62 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1769 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4367 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2212 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2976 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
292 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38172 Morohashi
3552 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5939 New Nelson (John Haig)
286 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
304 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
231 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
64 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1555 2001 Kanji
7c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-7-3 SKIP code
5000.6 Four corner code
28-54 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8eca Unicode hex code