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

11 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
task, duties
Kun:
つと.める
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
111 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 務所 【ムショ】 prison
  • ムショ上がり 【ムショアガリ】 former prisoner
  • 政務 【セイム】 government affairs
  • 外務 【ガイム】 foreign affairs

Kun reading compounds

  • 勤める 【つとめる】 to work (for), to be employed (at), to serve (in), to serve (as), to act (as), to fill (the position of), to play the role (of), to conduct a religious service

Readings

Japanese names:
つかさ、 み
Chinese:
wu4
Korean:
mu

Spanish

  • tarea
  • obligaciones
  • deber
  • cargo
  • servir
  • desempeñar un cargo

Portuguese

  • tarefa
  • deveres

French

  • tâche
  • devoir
  • travail
722 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
815 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
795 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
140 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3167 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
491 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
372 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1377 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.5 Japanese for Busy People
235 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
235 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
388 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
222 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1505 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
797 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1085 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1235 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2394 Morohashi
1173 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
546 New Nelson (John Haig)
1227 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1313 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
244 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
747 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3545 2001 Kanji
4i7.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-6 SKIP code
1822.7 Four corner code
44-19 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
52d9 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
room, apartment, chamber, greenhouse, cellar
Kun:
むろ
On:
シツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
550 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 室 【シツ】 room, wife (of someone of high rank), scabbard, Chinese "Encampment" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
  • 室長 【シツチョウ】 section chief, laboratory manager, office head, room monitor
  • 同室 【ドウシツ】 same room, sharing a room, occupying the same room
  • 皇室 【コウシツ】 Imperial household

Kun reading compounds

  • 室 【むろ】 greenhouse, icehouse, cellar
  • 室町 【むろまち】 Muromachi (era 1392-1573, or 1333-1573, or 1336-1573)
  • 石室 【せきしつ】 stone hut, rock chamber, tomb, stone burial chamber
  • 氷室 【こおりむろ】 ice house, ice room, cold room

Readings

Chinese:
shi4
Korean:
sil

Spanish

  • habitación
  • cuarto
  • caverna
  • guarida
  • gruta

Portuguese

  • quarto
  • apartamento
  • câmara
  • estufa
  • porão

French

  • pièce
  • appartement
  • chambre
  • serre
  • cave
232 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
152 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
136 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
421 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1300 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
278 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
157 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1183 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.5 Japanese for Busy People
166 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
166 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
331 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
477 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2802 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1442 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1943 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
761 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7136 Morohashi
2254 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1327 New Nelson (John Haig)
754 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
816 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
176 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
772 2001 Kanji
3m6.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-6 SKIP code
3010.4 Four corner code
28-28 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5ba4 Unicode hex code