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
  • 中学校 【チュウガッコウ】 junior high school, middle school, lower secondary school
  • 熱中 【ネッチュウ】 being enthusiastic about, being wild about, being absorbed in, being engrossed in, being devoted to
  • 命中 【メイチュウ】 (direct) hit, hitting the mark

Kun reading compounds

  • 中 【なか】 inside, interior, among, within, middle, center, centre, during, while, middle, midst, amid, interval, gap, mean, average, second (of three, e.g. sons, volumes), middle, medium grade, medium quality, red-light district
  • 半ば 【なかば】 middle, halfway, midway, half (of), one half, half (e.g. done, jokingly), partly, in part, partially, mostly, almost, nearly
  • お腹 【おなか】 belly, abdomen, stomach
  • 市中 【しちゅう】 in the city, in the community
  • 内 【うち】 inside, within, while (e.g. one is young), during, within (e.g. a day), in the course of, among, amongst, (out) of, between, in (secret, chaos, poverty, etc.), amidst, with (e.g. success), within oneself, one's feelings, inner thoughts, we, our company, our organization, one's home, one's family, my spouse, my husband, my wife, signed on behalf of (husband's name) by his wife, I, me, imperial palace grounds, emperor
  • 碁打ち鳥飼い馬鹿の中 【ごうちとりかいばかのうち】 go players and bird keepers are idiots (both activities demand a lot of time)
  • 此の内 【このうち】 meanwhile, the other day, recently
  • 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
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-35-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e2d Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
nucleus, core, kernel
On:
カク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
475 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 核 【カク】 stone (of a fruit), pit, pip, core (of an organization, team, etc.), nucleus, heart, nuclear weapons, nucleus (of an atom), nucleus (of a cell), condensation nucleus, (planetary) core, ring (in a cyclic compound), kernel, core, nucleus (of a cultured pearl)
  • 核家族 【カクカゾク】 nuclear family
  • 中核 【チュウカク】 kernel, core, nucleus, center, centre
  • 放射性同位核 【ホウシャセイドウイカク】 radioisotope

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
he2, hu2
Korean:
haeg

Spanish

  • semilla
  • núcleo
  • centro
  • meollo

Portuguese

  • núcleo
  • centro
  • cerne

French

  • noyau
  • nucléaire
  • coeur
1074 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
577 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2254 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1608 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1430 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1212 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1275 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
986 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1089 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1162 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
628 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
836 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1534 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14743 Morohashi
927 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2660 New Nelson (John Haig)
1520 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1638 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1348 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1862 2001 Kanji
4a6.22 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-6 SKIP code
4098.2 Four corner code
1-19-43 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6838 Unicode hex code