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

16 strokes
Radical:
mortar
Parts:
entertain, revive, retrieve, interest, pleasure
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
734 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 興行 【コウギョウ】 show, performance, act, entertainment industry, show business
  • 興業 【コウギョウ】 industrial enterprise
  • 新興 【シンコウ】 rising, developing, emergent, burgeoning, new
  • 再興 【サイコウ】 revival, restoration, resuscitation
  • 興 【キョウ】 interest, entertainment, pleasure, implicit comparison (style of the Shi Jing)
  • 興味 【キョウミ】 interest (in something), curiosity (about something), zest (for)
  • 一興 【イッキョウ】 amusement, fun, brief entertainment
  • 遊興 【ユウキョウ】 merrymaking (esp. wine and women), pleasures

Kun reading compounds

  • 興る 【おこる】 to rise, to flourish
  • 興す 【おこす】 to vitalize (e.g. an industry), to invigorate, to energize, to revive, to promote, to make prosperous, to establish (e.g. a company), to build up, to set up, to launch, to commence

Readings

Japanese names:
おき、 おこっ、 とも
Chinese:
xing1, xing4
Korean:
heung

Spanish

  • popularizarse
  • popularizar
  • interés
  • prosperar
  • poner en marcha
  • promover

Portuguese

  • entreter
  • reviver
  • recuperar
  • interesse
  • prazer

French

  • intérêt
  • divertir
  • ranimer
  • rétablir (fortune)
  • plaisir
  • prospérer
589 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
702 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
652 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
695 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
615 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
338 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1687 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2586 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
368 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
369 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
631 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
158 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3622 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1852 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2525 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1438 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30226 Morohashi
2909 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4913 New Nelson (John Haig)
1426 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1533 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
490 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
814 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2661 2001 Kanji
2o14.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-14-2 SKIP code
7780.1 Four corner code
22-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8208 Unicode hex code