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)
  • 事故 【ジコ】 accident, incident, trouble, circumstances, reasons
  • 返事 【ヘンジ】 reply, answer, response
  • 食事 【ショクジ】 meal, dinner, diet

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 ...
  • 事故 【じこ】 accident, incident, trouble, circumstances, reasons
  • 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

12 strokes
Radical:
pig
Parts:
elephant, pattern after, imitate, image, shape, sign (of the times)
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
394 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 象 【ショウ】 form, shape, figure, appearance, phenomenon
  • 将棋 【ショウギ】 shogi, Japanese chess
  • 印象 【インショウ】 impression
  • 抽象 【チュウショウ】 abstract
  • 象 【ゾウ】 elephant (Elephantidae spp.)
  • 象牙 【ゾウゲ】 ivory
  • アジア象 【アジアゾウ】 Asian elephant, Indian elephant
  • 海象 【セイウチ】 walrus (Odobenus rosmarus), elephant seal (Mirounga spp.)

Kun reading compounds

  • 象る 【かたどる】 to model on, to make in the shape of, to represent, to pattern after, to imitate, to symbolise

Readings

Japanese names:
きさ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xiang4
Korean:
sang

Spanish

  • imagen
  • imitar
  • forma
  • figura
  • elefante

Portuguese

  • elefante
  • modelar
  • imitar
  • imagem
  • forma
  • sinal (dos tempos)

French

  • éléphant
  • modèle
  • imiter
  • image
  • forme
  • signe (des temps)
  • phénomène
663 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
540 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
533 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
575 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4472 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
809 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
916 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1761 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
739 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
752 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
939 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1718 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2647 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1350 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1831 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1995 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36372 Morohashi
2134 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5744 New Nelson (John Haig)
1976 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2130 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
591 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2551 2001 Kanji
2n10.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-10 SKIP code
2-6-6 SKIP code
2723.2 Four corner code
1-30-61 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8c61 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
throw, discard, abandon, launch into, join, invest in, hurl, give up, sell at a loss
Kun:
な.げる-な.げ
On:
トウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
236 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 投 【トウ】 pitching ability, counter for throws (of a javelin, bowling ball, etc.), counter for casts (of a line)
  • 投票 【トウヒョウ】 voting, ballot, poll, vote
  • 好投 【コウトウ】 good (nice) pitching
  • 継投 【ケイトウ】 relieving the (starting) pitcher

Kun reading compounds

  • 投げる 【なげる】 to throw, to hurl, to fling, to toss, to cast, to give up, to abandon, to throw away, to cast (a glance, shadow, doubt, etc.)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tou2
Korean:
tu

Spanish

  • lanzar
  • arrojar

Portuguese

  • arremessar
  • descartar
  • desembaraçar
  • lançar
  • unir
  • investir
  • atirar
  • desistir
  • vender com perdas

French

  • jeter
  • mettre au rebut
  • abandonner
  • lancer
  • investir
  • se lancer dans
  • vendre à perte
291 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
378 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
357 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
273 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1856 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
653 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
559 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1021 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1060 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
282 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
862 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
300 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
192 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
228 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
713 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11887 Morohashi
256 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2095 New Nelson (John Haig)
706 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
762 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
287 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1368 2001 Kanji
3c4.18 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
5704.7 Four corner code
1-37-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6295 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
bristle, beard
Parts:
shadow, silhouette, phantom
Kun:
かげ
On:
エイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
464 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 影響 【エイキョウ】 influence, effect, impact
  • 影響力 【エイキョウリョク】 influence, clout, leverage
  • 反映 【ハンエイ】 reflection (of light), reflection (of society, attitudes, etc.), application (of an update, changes, etc.), taking effect
  • 撮影 【サツエイ】 photography (still or motion), photographing, filming, shooting, (video) recording

Kun reading compounds

  • 影 【かげ】 shadow, silhouette, figure, shape, reflection, image, ominous sign, light (stars, moon), trace, shadow (of one's former self)
  • 陰口 【かげぐち】 malicious gossip, backbiting, speaking ill behind someone's back
  • 夕影 【ゆうかげ】 light of the setting sun, figure lit by the evening sun
  • 月影 【げつえい】 moonlight, moon, moonbeams

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ying3
Korean:
yeong

Spanish

  • sombra
  • silueta
  • forma
  • parte contraria
  • reverso

Portuguese

  • sombra
  • silhueta
  • fantasma

French

  • ombre portée
  • silhouette
  • fantôme
1017 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
630 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1594 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
929 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1276 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2357 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
854 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
873 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1022 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
619 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2381 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1216 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1671 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1728 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10019 Morohashi
1889 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1722 New Nelson (John Haig)
1712 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1848 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
494 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1758 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3860 2001 Kanji
3j12.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-12-3 SKIP code
6292.2 Four corner code
1-17-38 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f71 Unicode hex code