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, also known as, otherwise known as, or, necessity, need, you should ..., I advise that you ..., it's important to ...
  • 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:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-27-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e8b Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
feelings, emotion, passion, sympathy, circumstances, facts
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
235 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 情 【ジョウ】 feelings, emotion, sentiment, compassion, sympathy, passion, affection, love, the way things really are, the actual situation
  • 情感 【ジョウカン】 feeling, sensitivity, emotion
  • 風情 【フゼイ】 taste, elegance, charm, appearance, air, the likes of ..., lowly people such as ...
  • 内情 【ナイジョウ】 internal conditions, true state of affairs
  • 傾城 【ケイセイ】 beauty, siren, courtesan, prostitute

Kun reading compounds

  • 情け 【なさけ】 pity, sympathy, compassion, mercy, affection, love
  • 情けない 【なさけない】 miserable, pitiable, shameful, deplorable, pathetic
  • 恋情 【れんじょう】 love, attachment, lovesickness
  • 裏情 【うらなさけ】 inner affection

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qing2
Korean:
jeong

Spanish

  • sentimientos
  • emoción
  • simpatía

Portuguese

  • sentimentos
  • emoção
  • paixão
  • simpatia
  • circunstâncias
  • fatos

French

  • sentiments
  • émotion
  • passion
  • compassion
  • circonstances
  • faits
643 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
741 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
719 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
286 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1714 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
334 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
543 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
209 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
209 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
654 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
819 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
583 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
353 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
439 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1551 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10756P Morohashi
482 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1898 New Nelson (John Haig)
1537 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1657 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
183 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
738 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1146 2001 Kanji
4k8.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
1-1-10 SKIP code
9502.7 Four corner code
1-30-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
60c5 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
tale, talk
Kun:
はな.すはなし
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
134 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 話 【ワ】 counter for stories, episodes of TV series, etc.
  • 話題 【ワダイ】 topic, subject, much talked about, topical, in the news, hot
  • 懇話 【コンワ】 friendly talk, chat
  • 秘話 【ヒワ】 secret story, unknown episode

Kun reading compounds

  • 話す 【はなす】 to talk, to speak, to converse, to chat, to tell, to explain, to narrate, to mention, to describe, to discuss, to speak (a language)
  • 話 【はなし】 talk, speech, chat, conversation, topic, subject, discussions, negotiation, argument, rumor, talk, hearsay, tale, story, fable, circumstances, particulars
  • 話し合い 【はなしあい】 discussion, talk, tête-à-tête, conference
  • いい話 【いいはなし】 good story (e.g. heartwarming), good prospect (e.g. marriage, business)
  • 固い話 【かたいはなし】 serious topic (of conversation)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hua4
Korean:
hwa

Spanish

  • cuento
  • charla
  • hablar
  • narrar

Portuguese

  • Conversar
  • falar uma língua
  • conto

French

  • parler
  • histoire
151 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
240 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
221 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
133 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4358 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
180 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
86 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
238 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
238 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
178 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1684 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1928 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1027 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1388 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
350 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35441 Morohashi
1527 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5608 New Nelson (John Haig)
344 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
368 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
125 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
229 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3077 2001 Kanji
7a6.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-6 SKIP code
0266.4 Four corner code
1-47-35 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a71 Unicode hex code