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

9 strokes
Radical:
stone
Parts:
polish, study of, sharpen
Kun:
と.ぐ
On:
ケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
336 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 研究員 【ケンキュウイン】 researcher, lab worker
  • 研究 【ケンキュウ】 study, research, investigation
  • 予研 【ヨケン】 National Institute of Health
  • 技研 【ギケン】 technical research institute

Kun reading compounds

  • 研ぐ 【とぐ】 to sharpen, to hone, to whet, to grind, to wash (rice), to scour, to polish, to burnish

Readings

Japanese names:
のり
Chinese:
yan2, yan4
Korean:
yeon

Spanish

  • estudio
  • afilar
  • pulir

Portuguese

  • polir
  • estudar
  • afiar

French

  • polir
  • étudier
  • aiguiser
204 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
290 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
272 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
426 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3180 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
583 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
231 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
875 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.8 Japanese for Busy People
896 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
918 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
297 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1398 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1456 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
771 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1046 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
682 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24080 Morohashi
1132 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3991 New Nelson (John Haig)
675 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
729 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
284 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
325 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3355 2001 Kanji
5a4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-4 SKIP code
1164.0 Four corner code
24-6 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7814 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Variants:
discipline, conduct oneself well, study, master
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
603 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 修業 【シュウギョウ】 pursuit of knowledge, studying, learning, training, completing a course
  • 修学旅行 【シュウガクリョコウ】 excursion, field trip, school trip
  • 監修 【カンシュウ】 (editorial) supervision, general editorship, supervising director (of anime, TV series etc.)
  • 改修 【カイシュウ】 repair, improvement
  • 修業 【シュウギョウ】 pursuit of knowledge, studying, learning, training, completing a course
  • 修学旅行 【シュウガクリョコウ】 excursion, field trip, school trip
  • 逆修 【ギャクシュ】 holding a memorial service for oneself, an older person conducting a memorial service for a deceased, younger person

Kun reading compounds

  • 修める 【おさめる】 to study, to complete (a course), to cultivate, to master, to order (one's life), to repair (a fault one has committed)
  • 修まる 【おさまる】 to reform (oneself), to conduct oneself well

Readings

Japanese names:
おき、 なが、 のぶ、 おさむ
Chinese:
xiu1
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • disciplina
  • reparación
  • arreglo
  • dominar
  • controlar
  • controlarse

Portuguese

  • disciplina
  • estudo
  • mestre

French

  • discipline
  • bien se conduire
  • étudier
  • maîtriser
633 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
730 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
704 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
644 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
491 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
563 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
321 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1038 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
945 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
975 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1175 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
107 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
138 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
92 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
105 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1738 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
721 Morohashi
123 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
260 New Nelson (John Haig)
1722 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1858 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
715 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2160 2001 Kanji
2a8.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-8 SKIP code
1-3-7 SKIP code
2822.2 Four corner code
2722.2 Four corner code
29-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4fee Unicode hex code