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

10 strokes
Radical:
step
Parts:
Variants:
accompany, obey, submit to, comply, follow, secondary, incidental, subordinate
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
601 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 従 【ジュウ】 subordinate, secondary, junior, incidental
  • 従業員 【ジュウギョウイン】 employee, worker
  • 専従 【センジュウ】 working exclusively for, working full-time (for)
  • 侍従 【ジジュウ】 chamberlain
  • 従容 【ショウヨウ】 calm, composed, tranquil
  • 従容自若 【ショウヨウジジャク】 having presence of mind, imperturbable, calm and self-possessed, with serenity
  • 追従 【ツイショウ】 flattery, sycophancy, adulation
  • 阿諛追従 【アユツイショウ】 excessive flattery, adulation
  • 従 【ジュ】 lesser (of equal court ranks), lower, junior
  • 従 【ジュウ】 subordinate, secondary, junior, incidental

Kun reading compounds

  • 従う 【したがう】 to obey (an order, law, etc.), to abide by (a rule, custom, etc.), to follow, to observe, to conform to, to yield to, to follow (a person), to accompany, to go with, to go alongside (e.g. a river), to follow (e.g. a sign), to serve (as), to engage in (work)
  • 従える 【したがえる】 to be accompanied by, to be attended by, to take along (someone), to conquer, to subjugate, to subdue

Readings

Chinese:
cong2
Korean:
jong

Spanish

  • seguir
  • obedecer
  • doblegar

Portuguese

  • acompanhar
  • obedecer
  • submeter a
  • concordar
  • seguir
  • subordinado
  • acidental
  • secundário

French

  • accompagner
  • obéir
  • se soumettre à
  • se conformer à
  • suivre
  • s'ensuivre
  • secondaire
  • accessoire
  • subordonné
808 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
902 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
891 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
727 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1613 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
673 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1281 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1050 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1482 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1579 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
642 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
628 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
498 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
309 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
376 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
886 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10133 Morohashi
415 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1745 New Nelson (John Haig)
877 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
942 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
329 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
903 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2070 2001 Kanji
3i7.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
2828.1 Four corner code
29-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f93 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
dog 犬 (犭)
Parts:
crime, sin, offense
Kun:
おか.す
On:
ハンボン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
874 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 犯 【ハン】 perpetrators of (some) crime, (some type of) crime
  • 犯行 【ハンコウ】 crime, criminal act, offence, offense
  • 共犯 【キョウハン】 complicity
  • 防犯 【ボウハン】 prevention of crime, security (device, camera, etc.)
  • 違犯 【イハン】 offense (against the law), offence, violation
  • 重犯 【ジュウハン】 felony, major offence, felon, old offender

Kun reading compounds

  • 犯す 【おかす】 to commit (e.g. crime), to perpetrate, to make (e.g. mistake), to break (e.g. rule), to violate, to transgress, to contravene, to rape, to violate, to ravish, to deflower

Readings

Chinese:
fan4
Korean:
beom

Spanish

  • crimen
  • delito
  • ofensa
  • cometer
  • perpetrar un delito
  • violar

Portuguese

  • crime
  • pecado
  • ofensa

French

  • crime
  • péché
  • délit
859 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
789 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
768 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
711 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2869 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
771 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
726 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
882 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
903 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1046 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1299 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
229 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
146 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
175 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1426 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20238 Morohashi
196 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3554 New Nelson (John Haig)
1414 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1517 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
652 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2956 2001 Kanji
3g2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-2 SKIP code
4721.2 Four corner code
40-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
72af Unicode hex code

2 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
person
Kun:
ひと-り-と
On:
ジンニン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
5 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 人 【ジン】 -ian (e.g. Italian), -ite (e.g. Tokyoite), -er (e.g. performer, etc.), person working with ..., man, person, people
  • 人為 【ジンイ】 human work, human agency, art, artificiality
  • 米人 【ベイジン】 an American
  • 俳人 【ハイジン】 haiku poet
  • 人 【ニン】 counter for people, person
  • 人気 【ニンキ】 popularity, public favor, condition (e.g. market), tone, character, nature
  • 同人 【ドウジン】 same person, said person, the person in question, coterie, clique, fraternity, kindred spirits, comrade, colleague, dōjin, doujin, Japanese fans or hobbyists who produce their owns magazines, manga, software, etc.
  • 代人 【ダイニン】 substitute, deputy, proxy, representative, agent

Kun reading compounds

  • 人 【ひと】 man, person, human being, mankind, people, human (Homo sapiens), humans as a species, character, personality, man of talent, true man, another person, other people, others, adult
  • 人一倍 【ひといちばい】 (much) more than others, exceedingly, extremely, unusually
  • 貴人 【きじん】 aristocrat, nobleman, dignitary, person of high rank
  • いい人 【いいひと】 good-natured person, good person, lover

Readings

Japanese names:
じ、 と、 ね、 ひこ、 ふみ
Chinese:
ren2
Korean:
in

Spanish

  • persona

Portuguese

  • pessoa

French

  • être humain
  • personne
30 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
39 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
39 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
9 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
339 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
4 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
11 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
14 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
1 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
15 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
42 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4175 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2111 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2857 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
960 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
344 Morohashi
3368 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
99 New Nelson (John Haig)
951 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1023 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
7 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1262 2001 Kanji
2a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-2-4 SKIP code
8000.0 Four corner code
31-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4eba Unicode hex code