Jisho

×

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

Speed

Stroke order

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 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, (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

西

6 strokes
Radical:
west 西 (襾, 覀)
Parts:
西
Variants:
west, Spain
Kun:
にし
On:
セイサイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
259 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 西 【セイ】 Spain
  • 西遊記 【サイユウキ】 Monkey (Monkey King, Magic Monkey), Journey to the West (classic of Chinese literature)
  • 南西 【ナンセイ】 southwest
  • 北北西 【ホクホクセイ】 north-northwest
  • 西遊記 【サイユウキ】 Monkey (Monkey King, Magic Monkey), Journey to the West (classic of Chinese literature)
  • 西方 【セイホウ】 western direction, Western Pure Land (Amitabha's Buddhist paradise), western fighter in a match (e.g. sumo)
  • 西瓜 【スイカ】 watermelon (Citrullus lanatus)
  • 西班牙 【スペイン】 Spain

Kun reading compounds

  • 西 【にし】 west
  • 西方 【せいほう】 western direction, Western Pure Land (Amitabha's Buddhist paradise), western fighter in a match (e.g. sumo)
  • 南西 【なんせい】 southwest
  • 東は東西は西 【ひがしはひがしにしはにし】 East is East, and West is West

Readings

Japanese names:
いり、 ひし、 むら
Chinese:
xi1
Korean:
seo

Spanish

  • Oeste
  • España

Portuguese

  • oeste
  • Espanha

French

  • Ouest
  • Espagne
96 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
169 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
152 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
167 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4273 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
28 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
83 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
336 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.20 Japanese for Busy People
72 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
72 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
40 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1638 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4333 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2193 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2951 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1616 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34763 Morohashi
3520 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5514 New Nelson (John Haig)
1602 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1728 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
198 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
128 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3275 2001 Kanji
0a6.20 The Kanji Dictionary
4-6-1 SKIP code
1060.0 Four corner code
32-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
897f Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
stopping
Parts:
good, pleasing, skilled
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
501 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 良 【リョウ】 good, B grade (in an A, B, C ... system)
  • 良好 【リョウコウ】 favorable, favourable, satisfactory
  • 優良 【ユウリョウ】 superior, excellent, fine
  • 選良 【センリョウ】 member of parliament, the elite

Kun reading compounds

  • 良い 【よい】 good, excellent, fine, nice, pleasant, agreeable, sufficient (can be used to turn down an offer), ready, prepared, profitable (e.g. deal, business offer, etc.), beneficial, OK
  • 良い男 【よいおとこ】 handsome man
  • いい薬になる 【いいくすりになる】 to learn a lesson (usu. from an unpleasant experience), to be good for someone
  • いい子 【いいこ】 good boy, good girl

Readings

Japanese names:
じ、 なが、 まこと、 よし、 ら、 りょ、 ろう
Chinese:
liang2
Korean:
ryang

Spanish

  • bueno
  • sobresaliente

Portuguese

  • bom
  • agradável
  • hábil

French

  • bon
  • plaisant
  • habile
530 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
628 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
598 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
520 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3885 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
586 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
861 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
767 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
321 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
321 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
602 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1642 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4373 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2216 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2980 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1480 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30597 Morohashi
3558 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4954 New Nelson (John Haig)
1468 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1578 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
479 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
492 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
865 2001 Kanji
0a7.3 The Kanji Dictionary
4-7-4 SKIP code
3-5-2 SKIP code
3073.2 Four corner code
46-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
826f Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
go, do
Parts:
going, journey, carry out, conduct, act, line, row, bank
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
20 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 行 【コウ】 going, travelling (traveling), type of classical Chinese verse (usu. an epic), district (of similar merchants), guild, bank
  • 行為 【コウイ】 act, deed, conduct
  • 並行 【ヘイコウ】 going side-by-side, going abreast, running concurrently, occurring at the same time, keeping pace with
  • 性行 【セイコウ】 character and conduct
  • 行 【ギョウ】 line (i.e. of text), row, verse, carya (austerities), samskara (formations), running script (a semi-cursive style of kanji)
  • 行革 【ギョウカク】 administrative reform
  • 奉行 【ブギョウ】 magistrate, shogunate administrator
  • 修行 【シュギョウ】 ascetic practices, training, practice, discipline, study
  • 行脚 【アンギャ】 pilgrimage, traveling on foot
  • 行火 【アンカ】 bed warmer, foot warmer

Kun reading compounds

  • 行く 【いく】 to go, to move (in a direction or towards a specific location), to head (towards), to be transported (towards), to reach, to proceed, to take place, to pass through, to come and go, to walk, to die, to pass away, to do (in a specific way), to stream, to flow, to continue, to have an orgasm, to come, to cum, to trip, to get high, to have a drug-induced hallucination
  • 行く先 【ゆくさき】 destination, whereabouts, future, prospects
  • 行く 【いく】 to go, to move (in a direction or towards a specific location), to head (towards), to be transported (towards), to reach, to proceed, to take place, to pass through, to come and go, to walk, to die, to pass away, to do (in a specific way), to stream, to flow, to continue, to have an orgasm, to come, to cum, to trip, to get high, to have a drug-induced hallucination
  • 行方 【ゆくえ】 (one's) whereabouts, outcome
  • 行う 【おこなう】 to perform, to do, to conduct oneself, to carry out
  • 行う 【おこなう】 to perform, to do, to conduct oneself, to carry out

Readings

Japanese names:
いく、 なみ、 なめ、 みち、 ゆき、 ゆく
Chinese:
xing2, hang2, hang4, xing4
Korean:
haeng, hang

Spanish

  • ir
  • fila
  • línea (texto)
  • ocurrencia
  • conducta
  • realizar
  • llevar a cabo
  • ocurrir

Portuguese

  • ir
  • viagem
  • viajar

French

  • aller
  • voyage
73 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
131 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
118 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
31 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4213 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
24 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
82 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
245 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.4 Japanese for Busy People
68 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
68 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
58 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1613 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
246 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
157 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
187 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
882 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34029 Morohashi
212 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5419 New Nelson (John Haig)
873 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
938 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
18 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
123 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2053 2001 Kanji
3i3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-3 SKIP code
2122.1 Four corner code
25-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
884c Unicode hex code