Jisho

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2 strokes
Radical:
two
Parts:
Variants:
two, two radical (no. 7)
Kun:
ふたふた.つふたたび
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
9 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 二 【ニ】 two
  • 二院 【ニイン】 the two houses of legislature
  • 一二 【イチニ】 the first and second, a few
  • 十二 【ジュウニ】 twelve, 12, queen (playing card)
  • 次男 【ジナン】 second son
  • 二黒 【ジコク】 second of nine traditional astrological signs (corresponding to Saturn and southwest)
  • 不二 【フジ】 being two sides of the same coin, being the same (while appearing different), Very sincerely yours, peerless, unparalleled, unparallelled
  • 唯一不二 【ユイイツフジ】 one and only, unique

Kun reading compounds

  • 二 【に】 two
  • 二重 【にじゅう】 double, two-fold, two layers, duplex, diplo-, dipl-, double-edged eyelid, double eyelid, creased eyelid
  • 二つ 【ふたつ】 two
  • 二つ目 【ふたつめ】 one after next, second
  • 再び 【ふたたび】 again, once more, a second time

Readings

Japanese names:
おと、 つぐ、 つぎ、 にい、 は、 ふ、 ふたつ、 ふだ、 わ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
er4
Korean:
i

Spanish

  • dos
  • 2

Portuguese

  • dois

French

  • deux
  • radical deux (no. 2)
2 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
2 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
61 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
6 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
273 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
9 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
4 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
3 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
31 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2421 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1224 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1688 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
247 Morohashi
1922 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
72 New Nelson (John Haig)
2 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
11 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
2 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3072 2001 Kanji
0a2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-1 SKIP code
1010.0 Four corner code
1-38-83 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e8c Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
step
Parts:
rhythm, law, regulation, gauge, control
On:
リツリチレツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
992 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 律 【リツ】 law (esp. ancient East Asian criminal code), regulation, vinaya (rules for the monastic community), Ritsu (school of Buddhism), lüshi (style of Chinese poem), (musical) pitch, six odd-numbered notes of the ancient chromatic scale, Japanese seven-tone gagaku scale, similar to Dorian mode (corresponding to: re, mi, fa, so, la, ti, do), (in traditional Eastern music) step (corresponding to a Western semitone)
  • 律令 【リツリョウ】 criminal, administrative and civil codes (forming the basis of ancient East Asian law; orig. Chinese), legal codes of the Nara and Heian eras based on Chinese models
  • 一律 【イチリツ】 uniform, even, across-the-board, equal
  • 自律 【ジリツ】 autonomy (philosophy), self-control
  • 律儀 【リチギ】 upright, honest, faithful, conscientious, sincere
  • 律義者 【リチギモノ】 honest person, conscientious person
  • 呂律 【ロレツ】 articulation

Readings

Japanese names:
たかし、 のり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
lu:4
Korean:
ryul

Spanish

  • ley
  • regulación
  • regla
  • ritmo (musical)

Portuguese

  • ritmo
  • lei
  • regulamento
  • medida
  • controle

French

  • rythme
  • ordonner
  • loi
  • régulation
  • contrôle
  • jauge
877 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
1003 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
993 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1048 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1608 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
526 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
521 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
787 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
667 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
678 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
519 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
627 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
433 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
268 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
322 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
883 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10097 Morohashi
363 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1740 New Nelson (John Haig)
874 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
939 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
895 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2055 2001 Kanji
3i6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
2520.7 Four corner code
1-46-7 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f8b Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
stature, height, back, behind, disobey, defy, go back on, rebel
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
696 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 背後 【ハイゴ】 back, rear, background, behind the scenes
  • 背景 【ハイケイ】 background, scenery, backdrop, setting, background (of an incident, situation, etc.), circumstances, context, backing, support (from behind the scenes)
  • 違背 【イハイ】 violation, transgression
  • 向背 【コウハイ】 one's attitude, state of affairs

Kun reading compounds

  • 背 【せ】 back, reverse, rear side, back (e.g. of a chair), height, stature, spine (of a book), ridge (of a mountain)
  • 背 【せい】 height, stature
  • 膝皿貝 【ひざらがい】 chiton (any marine mollusk of the class Polyplacophora), sea cradle, Japanese chiton (Acanthopleura japonica)
  • 角背 【かくせ】 flat back (book spine), square back
  • 背 【せい】 height, stature
  • 背丈 【せたけ】 stature, height
  • 背く 【そむく】 to run counter to, to go against, to disobey, to infringe
  • 背ける 【そむける】 to turn (one's face) away, to avert (one's eyes)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bei4, bei1
Korean:
bae, pae

Spanish

  • espalda
  • detrás
  • estatura
  • desobedecer
  • infringir
  • rebelarse

Portuguese

  • estatura
  • altura
  • costas
  • atrás
  • desobedecer
  • desafiar
  • quebrar promesum
  • rebelar

French

  • stature
  • taille
  • dos
  • arrière
  • désobéir
  • défier
  • revenir sur
  • se rebeller
967 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
957 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
796 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3754 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
933 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
845 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
957 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1265 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1338 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1085 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1017 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3182 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1641 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2230 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
455 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29363 Morohashi
2573 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4794 New Nelson (John Haig)
446 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
481 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
893 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1246 2001 Kanji
4b5.15 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-4 SKIP code
1222.7 Four corner code
1122.7 Four corner code
1-39-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
80cc Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
right hand
Parts:
anti-
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
191 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 反 【ハン】 anti-, antithesis, fanqie, traditional Chinese spelling system in which two characters are used: the first one for the onset, the second one for rhyme and tone
  • 反映 【ハンエイ】 reflection (light, image, situation, attitude, etc.), reflecting, influence, application (e.g. of an update)
  • 離反 【リハン】 estrangement, alienation, disaffection
  • 造反 【ゾウハン】 rebellion
  • 反故 【ホゴ】 wastepaper, scrap paper
  • 謀反 【ムホン】 rebellion, uprising, insurrection, treason
  • 反 【タン】 variable measure of fabric (28.8 cm in width), for kimonos: at least 10 m in length, for haori: at least 7.27 m in length, for other clothes: at least 6.06 m in length, 300 tsubo (991.74 meters square, 0.24506 acres), six ken (10.91 m)
  • 反物 【タンモノ】 fabric, cloth, textiles, drapery, dry-goods, piece goods, measure of kimono material
  • 減反 【ゲンタン】 reduction (of crop size), reduction of acreage (under cultivation)
  • 一反 【イッタン】 one-tenth hectare
  • 反故 【ホゴ】 wastepaper, scrap paper
  • 反古籠 【ホグカゴ】 wastebasket

Kun reading compounds

  • 反る 【そる】 to warp, to curve, to arch, to bend, to bend backward (body or body part, e.g. fingers)
  • 反らす 【そらす】 to bend, to warp, to curve
  • 返す 【かえす】 to return (something), to restore, to put back, to turn over, to turn upside down, to overturn, to pay back, to retaliate, to reciprocate, to respond (with), to retort, to reply, to say back, to do ... back (e.g. speak back, throw back), to do again, to do repeatedly
  • 返る 【かえる】 to return, to come back, to go back, to turn over, to become extremely, to become completely

Readings

Japanese names:
そり、 た
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fan3
Korean:
ban, beon

Spanish

  • anti-
  • opuesto
  • devolver
  • reflejar
  • curvarse

Portuguese

  • anti-

French

  • anti-
492 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
393 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
371 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
183 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
817 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
342 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
391 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
69 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.19 Japanese for Busy People
324 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
324 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
362 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
267 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3663 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1869 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2549 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
730 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3127 Morohashi
2945 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
674 New Nelson (John Haig)
722 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
779 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
146 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
244 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3367 2001 Kanji
2p2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-2 SKIP code
4-4-1 SKIP code
7124.7 Four corner code
1-40-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53cd Unicode hex code