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, 2
  • 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
  • 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, 2
  • 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

11 strokes (also 10)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
advance, proceed, progress, promote
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
142 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 進学 【シンガク】 advancing to the next stage of education, going on to (high school, college, etc.)
  • 進化 【シンカ】 evolution, evolution, becoming more advanced, progress, development, improvement
  • 後進 【コウシン】 one's junior, younger generation, next generation, moving backwards, backing up, reversing
  • 累進 【ルイシン】 successive promotion, gradual progression, rising step by step, increasing progressively (of income tax, etc.)

Kun reading compounds

  • 進む 【すすむ】 to advance, to go forward, to precede, to go ahead (of), to make progress, to improve, to deepen, to heighten, to be fast (of a clock), to be ahead, to do of one's own free will
  • 進むも地獄退くも地獄 【すすむもじごくしりぞくもじごく】 between the devil and the deep blue sea, both advancing and retreating are hell
  • 進める 【すすめる】 to advance, to move forward, to put (a clock, watch) forward, to carry forward (plans, work, etc.), to proceed with, to make progress in, to further, to advance, to hasten, to speed up, to raise, to elevate, to promote, to develop, to stimulate (e.g. one's appetite)

Readings

Japanese names:
のぶ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jin4
Korean:
jin

Spanish

  • avanzar
  • progresar
  • adelantar
  • ascender

Portuguese

  • avanço
  • continuar
  • progresso
  • promover

French

  • progresser
  • avancer
  • promouvoir
259 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
343 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
326 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
175 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4709 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
194 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
262 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1503 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.14 Japanese for Busy People
437 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
443 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
267 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
702 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3873 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1991 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2689 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
568 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38943P Morohashi
3121 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6073 New Nelson (John Haig)
561 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
603 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
156 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
378 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2475 2001 Kanji
2q8.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-8 SKIP code
3-2-8 SKIP code
3030.1 Four corner code
1-31-42 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9032 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
method, law, rule, principle, model, system
Kun:
のり
On:
ホウハッホッフラン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
100 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 法 【ホウ】 law, act, principle, method, mood, dharma, law
  • 法案 【ホウアン】 bill (law), measure
  • 航法 【コウホウ】 sailing, navigation
  • 会社更生法 【カイシャコウセイホウ】 Corporate Rehabilitation Law
  • 法被 【ハッピ】 happi coat, happy coat, workman's livery coat, traditional Japanese straight-sleeved coat
  • 法度 【ハット】 law, ban, prohibition, ordinance
  • 法師 【ホウシ】 Buddhist priest, bonze, layman dressed like a priest, person
  • 法華経 【ホケキョウ】 Lotus Sutra

Kun reading compounds

  • 法 【のり】 rule, law, regulation, model, pattern, teachings of Buddha, Buddhist doctrine, transverse measurement, measurement across, side-slope, slope
  • 法の筵 【のりのむしろ】 preaching place
  • 内法 【うちのり】 inside measure
  • 外法 【そとのり】 outside measurements

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fa3, fa4
Korean:
beob

Spanish

  • método
  • ley
  • doctrina

Portuguese

  • método
  • lei
  • regra
  • princípio
  • modelo
  • sistema

French

  • méthode
  • loi
  • règle
  • principe
  • modèle
  • système
513 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
612 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
584 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
145 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2535 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
213 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
676 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
824 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
123 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
123 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
518 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1181 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
391 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
248 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
295 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
758 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17290 Morohashi
333 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3107 New Nelson (John Haig)
751 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
813 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
100 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
516 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
371 2001 Kanji
3a5.20 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3413.1 Four corner code
1-43-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6cd5 Unicode hex code