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

6 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
same, agree, equal
Kun:
おな.じ
On:
ドウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
15 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 同 【ドウ】 the same, the said, ibid.
  • 同意 【ドウイ】 agreement, consent, approval, assent, same opinion, same view, same meaning
  • 合同 【ゴウドウ】 combination, union, incorporation, amalgamation, fusion, congruence
  • 大同 【ダイドウ】 largely the same, Daidō era (806.5.18-810.9.19)

Kun reading compounds

  • 同じ 【おなじ】 same, identical, equal, uniform, equivalent, similar, common (origin), changeless, alike, anyway, anyhow, in either case
  • 同じく 【おなじく】 similarly, same (idea), same (name)

Readings

Chinese:
tong2, tong4
Korean:
dong

Spanish

  • mismo
  • igual
  • compañero
  • idéntico
  • similar

Portuguese

  • mesmo
  • concorda
  • igual

French

  • identique
  • similaire
  • égal
295 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
204 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
187 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
23 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
619 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
185 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
136 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
298 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
198 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
198 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
350 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
320 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3707 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1897 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2578 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
182 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3294 Morohashi
2987 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
717 New Nelson (John Haig)
180 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
192 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
54 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
133 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3649 2001 Kanji
2r4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-4 SKIP code
7722.0 Four corner code
38-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
540c Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
idea, mind, heart, taste, thought, desire, care, liking
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
99 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 意 【イ】 feelings, thoughts, meaning
  • 意外 【イガイ】 unexpected, surprising
  • 賛意 【サンイ】 approval, assent
  • 総意 【ソウイ】 consensus, collective will, collective opinion

Readings

Japanese names:
もと、 よし
Chinese:
yi4
Korean:
eui

Spanish

  • idea
  • sentimiento
  • razón
  • intención

Portuguese

  • idéia
  • mente
  • coração
  • gosto
  • pensamento
  • desejo
  • atenção

French

  • idée
  • esprit
  • coeur
  • pensée
  • attention
  • goût
  • désir
155 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
246 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
226 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
118 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5113 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
225 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
176 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2007 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.19 Japanese for Busy People
132 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
132 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
291 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
791 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2650 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1352 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1834 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
615 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10921 Morohashi
2136 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1926 New Nelson (John Haig)
608 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
654 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
86 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
416 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
458 2001 Kanji
5b8.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-11 SKIP code
2-5-8 SKIP code
0033.6 Four corner code
16-53 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
610f Unicode hex code