Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
hook
Parts:
Variants:
beforehand, previous, myself, I
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
180 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 予 【ヨ】 I, me
  • 予感 【ヨカン】 presentiment, premonition, hunch, to have a premonition, to have a hunch
  • 起訴猶予 【キソユウヨ】 suspension of indictment, leaving charge on the file
  • 執行猶予 【シッコウユウヨ】 stay of execution, suspended sentence

Kun reading compounds

  • 予め 【あらかじめ】 beforehand, in advance, previously

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yu2, yu3
Korean:
yeo

Spanish

  • de antemano
  • previo

Portuguese

  • de antemão
  • prévio
  • eu mesmo
  • Eu

French

  • auparavant
  • à l'avance
  • moi
  • je
525 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
425 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
403 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
160 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
271 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
531 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
294 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
62 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.12 Japanese for Busy People
393 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
397 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
403 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
275 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2477 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1253 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1719 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1607 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
231 Morohashi
1983 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
68 New Nelson (John Haig)
1593 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1719 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
283 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
245 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3553 2001 Kanji
0a4.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
2-3-1 SKIP code
1720.2 Four corner code
1-45-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e88 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
promise, approximately, shrink
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
94 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 約 【ヤク】 approximately, about, promise, appointment, engagement, shortening, reduction, simplification, contraction (in phonetics)
  • 約束 【ヤクソク】 promise, agreement, arrangement, one's word, contract, pact, appointment, engagement, date, convention, rule, destiny, fate
  • 締約 【テイヤク】 conclusion of a treaty
  • 成約 【セイヤク】 conclusion of a contract

Kun reading compounds

  • 約まる 【つづまる】 to compress, to shrink
  • 約める 【つづめる】 to abridge, to shorten, to economize
  • 約やか 【つづまやか】 concise, brief, humble, frugal, modest, discrete

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yue1, yao1
Korean:
yag, yo

Spanish

  • promesa
  • aproximadamente
  • encogerse
  • economizar

Portuguese

  • promessa
  • aproximadamente
  • recuar

French

  • environ
  • promettre
  • abréger
  • raccourcir
726 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
621 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
591 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
137 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3499 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
451 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
808 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.12 Japanese for Busy People
211 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
211 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
381 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1516 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1632 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
860 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1177 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1374 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27242X Morohashi
1280 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4440 New Nelson (John Haig)
1362 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1462 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
258 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
534 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2752 2001 Kanji
6a3.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-3 SKIP code
2792.0 Four corner code
1-44-83 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d04 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
stone
Parts:
Variants:
assurance, firm, tight, hard, solid, confirm, clear, evident
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
252 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 確 【カク】 certain, definite
  • 確執 【カクシツ】 discord, antagonism
  • 当確 【トウカク】 projected to win, sure to be elected, home free
  • 精確 【セイカク】 detailed and accurate, exhaustive and precise, meticulous, finely detailed

Kun reading compounds

  • 確か 【たしか】 sure, certain, positive, definite, reliable, trustworthy, safe, sound, firm, accurate, correct, exact, If I'm not mistaken, If I remember correctly, If I remember rightly
  • 確かめる 【たしかめる】 to ascertain, to check, to make sure
  • 確かめる 【たしかめる】 to ascertain, to check, to make sure

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
que4
Korean:
hwag

Spanish

  • seguro
  • cierto
  • genuino
  • capaz
  • asegurarse
  • afirmar

Portuguese

  • garantia
  • firme
  • sólido
  • duradouro
  • apertado
  • confirmar
  • limpar
  • evidente

French

  • certitude
  • confirmation
  • sûr
  • solide
  • clair
  • évident
570 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
664 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
634 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
395 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3217 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
661 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
767 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2305 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
603 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
613 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
803 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1409 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1571 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
830 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1135 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
574 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24366 Morohashi
1228 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4039 New Nelson (John Haig)
567 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
609 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
343 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
805 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3375 2001 Kanji
5a10.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-10 SKIP code
1461.4 Four corner code
1-19-46 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
78ba Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
acknowledge, witness, discern, recognize, appreciate, believe
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
198 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 認識 【ニンシキ】 recognition, awareness, perception, understanding, knowledge, cognition, cognizance, cognisance
  • 認可 【ニンカ】 approval, license, licence, permission
  • 公認 【コウニン】 official recognition, official approval, certification, authorization, authorisation
  • 追認 【ツイニン】 ratification, confirmation

Kun reading compounds

  • 認める 【みとめる】 to recognize, to recognise, to observe, to notice, to deem, to judge, to assess, to approve, to deem acceptable, to allow, to admit, to accept, to confess (to a charge), to watch steadily, to observe carefully, to renown, to give renown to, to appreciate, to acknowledge
  • 認める 【したためる】 to write (e.g. a letter), to draw up (a document), to take down (e.g. notes), to have (lunch, dinner, etc.), to eat

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ren4
Korean:
in

Spanish

  • reconocer
  • admitir
  • consentir

Portuguese

  • reconhecer
  • testemunhar
  • discernir
  • apreciar
  • acreditar

French

  • reconnaître
  • approuver
  • certifier
  • distinguer
  • apprécier
  • croire
855 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
962 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
952 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
363 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4370 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
649 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
903 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2137 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
738 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
751 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
668 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1690 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1948 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1041 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1404 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
605 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35502P Morohashi
1546 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5623 New Nelson (John Haig)
598 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
643 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
357 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
978 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3058 2001 Kanji
7a7.10 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-7 SKIP code
0763.2 Four corner code
1-39-07 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a8d Unicode hex code