Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
hook
Parts:
Variants:
matter, thing, fact, business, reason, possibly
Kun:
ことつか.うつか.える
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
18 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 事 【ジ】 individual concrete phenomenon (as opposed to a general principle)
  • 事業 【ジギョウ】 project, enterprise, business, industry, operations, venture, service, act, deed, conduct
  • 商事 【ショウジ】 commercial affairs
  • 有事 【ユウジ】 emergency

Kun reading compounds

  • 事 【こと】 thing, matter, incident, occurrence, event, something serious, trouble, crisis, circumstances, situation, state of affairs, work, business, affair, after an inflectable word, creates a noun phrase indicating something the speaker does not feel close to, nominalizing suffix, pretending to ..., playing make-believe ..., alias, aka, nickname, alternative name, also known as
  • 事柄 【ことがら】 matter, thing, affair, circumstance
  • 神事 【しんじ】 Shinto ritual
  • いい事 【いいこと】 good thing, nice thing, good excuse, good grounds, good opportunity, interjection used to impress an idea or to urge a response
  • 仕える 【つかえる】 to serve, to work for, to attend

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
shi4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • cosa
  • hecho
  • asunto
  • acción

Portuguese

  • matéria
  • coisa
  • fato
  • negócios
  • razão
  • possivelmente

French

  • fait
  • chose
  • matière
  • affaire
  • raison
  • peut-être
230 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
309 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
293 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
32 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
272 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
73 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
108 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
768 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
80 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
80 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
237 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
30 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4384 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2220 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2986 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1164 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
241 Morohashi
3567 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
71 New Nelson (John Haig)
1156 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1240 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
10 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
300 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1547 2001 Kanji
0a8.15 The Kanji Dictionary
4-8-3 SKIP code
5000.7 Four corner code
27-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e8b Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
in front, before
Kun:
まえ-まえ
On:
ゼン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
27 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 前 【ゼン】 the last (i.e. immediately preceding) (e.g. "the last mayor"), previous, one-time, former, pre- (e.g. "premodern"), before, earlier
  • 前衛 【ゼンエイ】 advance guard, vanguard, avant-garde (e.g. music)
  • 中前 【チュウゼン】 front of center field, front of centre field
  • 風前 【フウゼン】 where the wind blows

Kun reading compounds

  • 前 【まえ】 ago, before (some event), previously, (minutes) to (the hour), in front (of), before (e.g. the house), head (of a line), front (e.g. of a bus), fore part, in the presence of, helping, portion, privates, private parts
  • 前売り 【まえうり】 advance sale, booking
  • 左前 【ひだりまえ】 wearing a kimono with the right side over the left (normally used only for the dead), going badly (one's business, one's fortune, the economy), being in a bad financial situation, front left, front and left, before and left
  • 出前 【でまえ】 home delivery (of food), outside catering

Readings

Japanese names:
さき、 さと、 まい
Chinese:
qian2
Korean:
jeon

Spanish

  • antes
  • delante de

Portuguese

  • em frente
  • antes

French

  • devant
  • avant
102 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
177 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
159 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
38 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
595 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
139 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
23 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
921 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
47 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
47 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
29 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
196 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2819 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1453 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1957 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
296 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2011X Morohashi
2266 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
490 New Nelson (John Haig)
290 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
309 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
53 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
182 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
943 2001 Kanji
2o7.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-6 SKIP code
2-2-7 SKIP code
8022.1 Four corner code
33-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
524d Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
proportion, comparatively, divide, cut, separate, split
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
318 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 割愛 【カツアイ】 omitting, leaving out, sparing, giving something up reluctantly
  • 割譲 【カツジョウ】 cession (of territory)
  • 正割 【セイカツ】 secant (trigonometric function)
  • 等割 【トウカツ】 equal cleavage (embryology)

Kun reading compounds

  • 割る 【わる】 to divide, to cut, to halve, to separate, to split, to rip, to break, to crack, to smash, to dilute, to fall below, to discount, to step over (a line, etc.)
  • 割 【わり】 rate, ratio, proportion, percentage, profit, assignment, 10%, unit of ten percent, match, schedule of matches, diluted with (of drinks), mixed with
  • 割合 【わりあい】 rate, ratio, percentage, proportion, comparatively, contrary to expectations
  • 学割 【がくわり】 student discount
  • 手合割 【てあいわり】 handicap (go, shogi)
  • 割 【わり】 rate, ratio, proportion, percentage, profit, assignment, 10%, unit of ten percent, match, schedule of matches, diluted with (of drinks), mixed with
  • 割合 【わりあい】 rate, ratio, percentage, proportion, comparatively, contrary to expectations
  • 学割 【がくわり】 student discount
  • 手合割 【てあいわり】 handicap (go, shogi)
  • 割れる 【われる】 to break, to be smashed, to split, to crack, to fissure, to be torn, to be divided (opinion, vote, etc.), to split (e.g. of a party), to come to light, to become clear, to be identified, to be revealed, to be distorted (of a sound), to be divisible (without a remainder), to go below a minimum
  • 裂く 【さく】 to tear, to rip up, to cut up, to cleave, to cut open (esp. the abdomen), to forcibly separate (e.g. two lovers), to spare (time, money, etc.), to use part of something, to have a tattoo in the corner of one's eye

Readings

Chinese:
ge1
Korean:
hal

Spanish

  • dividir
  • distribuir
  • proporción
  • separar
  • fracturar

Portuguese

  • proporção
  • comparativamente
  • divide
  • corte
  • separa
  • parte

French

  • briser
  • diviser
  • couper
  • séparer
  • proportion
  • pourcentage (10%)
838 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
823 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
357 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
703 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1274 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
364 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1696A Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
519 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
528 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
786 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
204 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2284 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1180 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1611 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1567 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2112P Morohashi
1816 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
507 New Nelson (John Haig)
1553 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1673 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
414 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
938 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
743 2001 Kanji
2f10.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-10-2 SKIP code
3260.0 Four corner code
19-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5272 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
small, insignificant
Parts:
Variants:
hit, right, appropriate, himself
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
91 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 当 【トウ】 this (business organisation or place)
  • 当確 【トウカク】 projected to win, sure to be elected, home free
  • 順当 【ジュントウ】 proper, right, reasonable
  • 過当 【カトウ】 excessive, exorbitant

Kun reading compounds

  • 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
  • 当たり 【あたり】 hit, success, guess, prediction, affability, friendliness, sensation, touch, bruise (on fruit), situation in which a stone or chain of stones may be captured on the next move (in the game of go), bite (of a fish on a hook), strike, per, each
  • 当たり前 【あたりまえ】 natural, reasonable, obvious, usual, common, ordinary, commonplace, the norm
  • 当てる 【あてる】 to hit, to expose, to apply (e.g. patch), to put on, to put against, to hold on, to hold against, to allot, to call on someone (e.g. in class), to guess (an answer), to make a hit (e.g. in a lottery)
  • 当て 【あて】 aim, object, purpose, end, expectations, prospects, hopes, something that can be relied upon, snack served with alcoholic drink, pad, guard, blow, strike, addressed to, per
  • 当てる 【あてる】 to hit, to expose, to apply (e.g. patch), to put on, to put against, to hold on, to hold against, to allot, to call on someone (e.g. in class), to guess (an answer), to make a hit (e.g. in a lottery)
  • 引き当て 【ひきあて】 mortgage, security
  • 額当て 【ひたいあて】 (military) headband with reinforced metal plate, red headband
  • 正に 【まさに】 exactly, surely, certainly, just, right then, just then, at that moment, just (about to), on the verge (of doing or happening), duly, naturally

Readings

Japanese names:
たい
Chinese:
dang1, dang4
Korean:
dang

Spanish

  • acertar
  • realizarse
  • tocar
  • ganar
  • adivinar

Portuguese

  • golpear
  • direita
  • apropriada
  • ele próprio

French

  • frapper
  • juste
  • approprié
  • lui-même
290 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
200 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
183 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
93 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1359 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
96 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
517 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
282 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
77 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
77 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
402 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
513 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2701 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1378 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1865 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1161 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9913 Morohashi
2177 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1706 New Nelson (John Haig)
1153 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1236 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
68 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
132 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1075 2001 Kanji
3n3.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
9017.7 Four corner code
37-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f53 Unicode hex code