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

15 strokes
Radical:
stone
Parts:
Variants:
assurance, firm, tight, hard, solid, confirm, clear, evident
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
252 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 確 【カク】 certain, definite
  • 確執 【カクシツ】 discord, antagonism
  • 当確 【トウカク】 projected to win, sure to be elected, home free
  • 精確 【セイカク】 detailed and accurate, exhaustive and precise, meticulous, finely detailed

Kun reading compounds

  • 確か 【たしか】 sure, certain, positive, definite, reliable, trustworthy, safe, sound, firm, accurate, correct, exact, If I'm not mistaken, If I remember correctly, If I remember rightly
  • 確かめる 【たしかめる】 to ascertain, to check, to make sure
  • 確かめる 【たしかめる】 to ascertain, to check, to make sure

Readings

Chinese:
que4
Korean:
hwag

Spanish

  • seguro
  • cierto
  • genuino
  • capaz
  • asegurarse
  • afirmar

Portuguese

  • garantia
  • firme
  • sólido
  • duradouro
  • apertado
  • confirmar
  • limpar
  • evidente

French

  • certitude
  • confirmation
  • sûr
  • solide
  • clair
  • évident
570 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
664 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
634 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
395 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3217 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
661 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
767 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2305 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
603 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
613 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
803 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1409 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1571 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
830 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1135 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
574 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24366 Morohashi
1228 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4039 New Nelson (John Haig)
567 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
609 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
343 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
805 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3375 2001 Kanji
5a10.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-10 SKIP code
1461.4 Four corner code
19-46 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
78ba Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
dark, profound
Parts:
Variants:
ratio, rate, proportion, %, factor, lead, spearhead, command
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
383 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 卒爾 【ソツジ】 abrupt, sudden
  • 卒然 【ソツゼン】 sudden, unexpected, unannounced, abrupt
  • 短慮軽率 【タンリョケイソツ】 impulsive and imprudent, rash and unthinking
  • 兜率 【トソツ】 Tusita (heaven, pure land)
  • 率 【リツ】 rate, ratio, proportion, percentage
  • 率を定める 【リツヲサダメル】 to fix the rate
  • 倍率 【バイリツ】 magnification, leverage, amplification, scaling factor, scale factor, acceptance rate, pass rate (of an exam, etc.)
  • 定率 【テイリツ】 fixed rate

Kun reading compounds

  • 率いる 【ひきいる】 to lead, to spearhead (a group), to command (troops)

Readings

Chinese:
lu:4, shuai4, shuo4
Korean:
sol, ryul

Spanish

  • proporción
  • tasa
  • dirigir
  • mandar
  • verdad
  • franqueza
  • indiscreción
  • liderar
  • encabezar

Portuguese

  • razão
  • valor
  • proporção
  • %
  • coeficiente
  • fator

French

  • taux
  • rapport
  • proportion
  • %
  • coefficient
  • facteur
878 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
767 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
803 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
553 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
319 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
808 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
731 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2040 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
788 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
802 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
615 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1312 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2625 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1343 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1820 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1753 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20817P Morohashi
2118 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3618 New Nelson (John Haig)
1737 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1874 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
742 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
455 2001 Kanji
2j9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-9 SKIP code
2-9-2 SKIP code
0040.3 Four corner code
46-8 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7387 Unicode hex code