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

7 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
repress, well, now, in the first place, push, shove, press, seal, do in spite of
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
834 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 抑止 【ヨクシ】 check, checkmate, stave off, control, restraint, inhibit, deterrent, deterrence
  • 抑圧 【ヨクアツ】 check, restraint, oppression, suppression
  • 謙抑 【ケンヨク】 humbling oneself

Kun reading compounds

  • 抑える 【おさえる】 to keep within limits (e.g. spending), to restrain (e.g. emotions), to control, to curb, to hold in check, to hold back (e.g. an enemy), to check, to curb, to contain, to quell, to subdue, to suppress, to repress

Readings

Chinese:
yi4
Korean:
eog

Spanish

  • freno
  • restricción
  • reprimir
  • restringir

Portuguese

  • reprimir
  • bem
  • agora
  • no primeiro lugar
  • empurrar
  • pressionar
  • imprenum
  • carimbo
  • fazer apesar de

French

  • répression
  • bon..!
  • maintenant
  • en premier lieu
  • pousser
  • presser
  • sceau
  • faire en dépit de
1884 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1399 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1851 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1318 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1339 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1057 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1100 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1264 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
867 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
301 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
193 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
229 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1716 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11883 Morohashi
257 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2090 New Nelson (John Haig)
1700 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1835 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1131 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1344 2001 Kanji
3c4.12 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
5702.0 Four corner code
45-62 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6291 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
system, law, rule
On:
セイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
108 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 制 【セイ】 system, organization, organisation, imperial command, laws, regulation, control, government, suppression, restraint, holding back, establishment
  • 制圧 【セイアツ】 gaining total control (of people or counties), suppression, oppression, control, mastery, ascendancy, supremacy
  • 天皇制 【テンノウセイ】 the Emperor System
  • 帝政 【テイセイ】 imperial government, imperialism, monarchical rule

Readings

Chinese:
zhi4
Korean:
je

Spanish

  • determinar
  • establecer
  • comprobar
  • cesar
  • poner fin
  • sistema
  • construir

Portuguese

  • sistema
  • lei
  • regra

French

  • système
  • règle
  • loi
  • régime
  • contrôle
823 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
744 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
722 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
196 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
683 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
635 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
357 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
656 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
427 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
433 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
687 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
193 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1624 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
854 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1170 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
425 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1961 Morohashi
1274 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
481 New Nelson (John Haig)
418 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
447 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
161 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
689 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2443 2001 Kanji
2f6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-2 SKIP code
2220.0 Four corner code
32-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5236 Unicode hex code