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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  • 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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  • 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

4 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
day, sun, Japan, counter for days
Kun:
-び-か
On:
ニチジツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
1 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 日 【ニチ】 Sunday, day (of the month), counter for days, Japan
  • 日時 【ニチジ】 date and time
  • 抗日 【コウニチ】 anti-Japanese
  • 在日 【ザイニチ】 resident in Japan (of a foreigner), situated in Japan (e.g. of an embassy), Korean living in Japan
  • 日月 【ジツゲツ】 sun and moon, time, days and months, years, Sunday and Monday
  • 日外 【ジツガイ】 at one time, some time ago, once
  • 後日 【ゴジツ】 in the future, another day, later
  • 両日 【リョウジツ】 both days, two days

Kun reading compounds

  • 日 【ひ】 day, days, sun, sunshine, sunlight, case (esp. unfortunate), event
  • 日陰 【ひかげ】 shade, shadow, sunshine
  • 在りし日 【ありしひ】 past days, bygone days, days of yore, the olden days, while still alive, during one's lifetime
  • あくる日 【あくるひ】 next day, following day

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 あき、 いる、 く、 くさ、 こう、 す、 たち、 に、 にっ、 につ、 へ
Chinese:
ri4
Korean:
il

Spanish

  • día
  • solar
  • Japón
  • sol
  • rayo de sol

Portuguese

  • dia
  • sol
  • Japão

French

  • jour
  • soleil
  • Japon
  • compteur de jours
11 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
13 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
62 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2097 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
5 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
56 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
77 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
5 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
5 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
16 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
963 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3759 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1915 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2606 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
12 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13733 Morohashi
3027 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2410 New Nelson (John Haig)
12 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
12 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
33 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3878 2001 Kanji
4c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-1 SKIP code
4-4-1 SKIP code
6010.0 Four corner code
38-92 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
65e5 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
adhere, attach, refer to, append
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
322 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 付近 【フキン】 neighbourhood, neighborhood, vicinity, environs, approaching
  • 付加 【フカ】 addition, annexation, appendage
  • 貼付 【チョウフ】 pasting, sticking, attaching, affixing, appending
  • 回付 【カイフ】 transmitting, referring to, passing on

Kun reading compounds

  • 付ける 【つける】 to attach, to join, to add, to append, to affix, to stick, to glue, to fasten, to sew on, to apply (ointment), to furnish (a house with), to wear, to put on, to keep a diary, to make an entry, to appraise, to set (a price), to allot, to budget, to assign, to bring alongside, to place (under guard or doctor), to follow, to shadow, to load, to give (courage to), to keep (an eye on), to establish (relations or understanding), to turn on (light), to produce flowers, to produce fruit
  • 付け 【つけ】 bill, bill of sale, payment invoice, tab (for later payment), credit, contact move (in go), direct attack to an enemy stone, sound effect produced by striking with clappers a wooden board in kabuki, letter, reason, motive, pretext, one's fortune, one's luck
  • 付け根 【つけね】 root, joint, base, crotch
  • 振り付け 【ふりつけ】 choreography, dance composition, dance coaching
  • 締め付け 【しめつけ】 pressure, clamping, tightening, fastening
  • 付く 【つく】 to be attached, to be connected with, to adhere, to stick, to cling, to remain imprinted, to scar, to stain, to dye, to bear (fruit, interest, etc.), to be acquired (of a habit, ability, etc.), to increase (of strength, etc.), to take root, to accompany, to attend, to follow, to study with, to side with, to belong to, to possess, to haunt, to be lit, to be lighted, to be settled, to be resolved, to be decided, to be given (of a name, price, etc.), to be sensed, to be perceived, to be lucky, to become (a state, condition, etc.)
  • 付喪神 【つくもがみ】 artifact spirit, in folk belief, long-lived objects (household objects, living beings, nature, etc.) become inhabited by a spirit
  • 付き 【つき】 furnished with, including, attached to, impression, appearance, luck, sociality, under, assistant (e.g. to a manager), soup base
  • 付き合い 【つきあい】 association, socializing, socialising, fellowship
  • 紋付 【もんつき】 clothing (e.g. kimono) decorated with one's family crest
  • 原付 【げんつき】 motorized two-wheeled vehicle (with a displacement of less than 50cc), scooter, moped

Readings

Japanese names:
つけ
Chinese:
fu4
Korean:
bu

Spanish

  • adherir
  • pegar
  • adjuntar
  • unir
  • atar

Portuguese

  • aderir
  • anexar

French

  • coller
  • attacher
  • soumettre à
  • ajouter
502 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
602 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
574 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
251 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
363 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
259 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
302 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
126 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.15 Japanese for Busy People
192 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
192 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
365 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
62 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
35 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
19 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
19 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1009 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
373 Morohashi
31 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
124 New Nelson (John Haig)
1000 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1075 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
454 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2148 2001 Kanji
2a3.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-3 SKIP code
2420.0 Four corner code
41-53 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4ed8 Unicode hex code