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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On reading compounds

  • 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

12 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
Variants:
storey, stair, counter for storeys of a building
Kun:
きざはし
On:
カイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
513 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 階 【カイ】 storey, story, floor, stairs, stage (in chronostratigraphy), counter for storeys and floors of a building
  • 階級 【カイキュウ】 (social) class, rank, grade
  • 中二階 【チュウニカイ】 mezzanine floor
  • 位階 【イカイ】 court rank

Kun reading compounds

  • 階 【きざはし】 stairs, stairs at the front of a noh stage

Readings

Japanese names:
しな、 と、 はし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jie1
Korean:
gye

Spanish

  • piso
  • nivel
  • grado
  • posición

Portuguese

  • Andar de edifícios
  • grau
  • sufixo para contagem de andares de um edifício

French

  • étage
  • niveau
  • compteur d'étages
361 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
262 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
242 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
253 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5011 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
436 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
991 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1840 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.18 Japanese for Busy People
588 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
597 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
607 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
743 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
761 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
451 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
569 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1318 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41755 Morohashi
624 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6469 New Nelson (John Haig)
1309 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1406 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
328 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
392 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3678 2001 Kanji
2d9.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
1-2-9 SKIP code
7226.2 Four corner code
7126.1 Four corner code
1-19-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
968e Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
long stride
Parts:
build
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N4
300 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 建国 【ケンコク】 founding of a nation
  • 建議 【ケンギ】 proposition, motion, proposal, suggestion
  • 経営再建 【ケイエイサイケン】 management reorganization, management reorganisation
  • 財政再建 【ザイセイサイケン】 finance reform, fiscal reconstruction
  • 建立 【コンリュウ】 (act of) building (temple, monument, etc.), erection
  • 再建 【サイコン】 (temple or shrine) rebuilding

Kun reading compounds

  • 建てる 【たてる】 to build, to construct
  • 建て 【たて】 contract, commitment
  • 建前 【たてまえ】 face, official stance, public position or attitude (as opposed to private thoughts), ceremony for the erection of the framework of a house
  • 建つ 【たつ】 to be erected, to be built

Readings

Japanese names:
たけ、 たつ、 たて
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jian4
Korean:
geon

Spanish

  • construir
  • edificar
  • levantarse
  • ser construido

Portuguese

  • Construção

French

  • construire
391 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
498 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
473 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
244 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1549 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
363 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
166 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
995 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.12 Japanese for Busy People
892 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
913 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1055 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
600 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3834 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1965 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2661 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
398 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9574 Morohashi
3090 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1660 New Nelson (John Haig)
391 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
417 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
278 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
524 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3567 2001 Kanji
2q6.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-6 SKIP code
3-2-6 SKIP code
1540.0 Four corner code
1-23-90 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5efa Unicode hex code