Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
two
Parts:
well, well crib, town, community
Kun:
On:
セイショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
339 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 井 【セイ】 well curb, Chinese "Well" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
  • 整然 【セイゼン】 orderly, regular, systematic, well-organized, well-organised, trim, tidy, accurate
  • 市井 【シセイ】 the street, the town
  • 整々 【セイセイ】 well-ordered, in good order, orderly

Kun reading compounds

  • 井 【い】 well
  • 堰 【せき】 dam, weir, barrier, sluice
  • 筒井 【つつい】 round well
  • 市井 【しせい】 the street, the town

Readings

Japanese names:
いの、 さい、 ひ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jing3
Korean:
jeong

Spanish

  • pozo
  • ciudad

Portuguese

  • poço

French

  • puits
  • margelle
  • ville
  • communauté
1470 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
252 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
165 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
916 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1031 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
103 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1193 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1255 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1064 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
34 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4265 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2153 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2905 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1824 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
258 Morohashi
3454 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
76 New Nelson (John Haig)
1806 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1946 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1019 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1955 2001 Kanji
0a4.46 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-3 SKIP code
5500.0 Four corner code
1-16-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e95 Unicode hex code

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  • 蛙声 【アセイ】 sound of frogs croaking
  • 蛙黽 【アボウ】 tree frog (toad)
  • 井蛙 【セイア】 frog in a well, someone with a narrow perspective

Kun reading compounds

  • 蛙 【かえる】 frog, kajika frog (Buergeria buergeri)
  • 蛙鮟鱇 【かえるあんこう】 frogfish (any fish of family Antennariidae, esp. the striated frogfish, Antennarius striatus)
  • 蛙の子は蛙 【かえるのこはかえる】 like father, like son, the apple doesn't fall far from the tree, the child of a frog is a frog
  • 蛙 【かえる】 frog, kajika frog (Buergeria buergeri)
  • 蛙狩神事 【かわずがりしんじ】 frog hunting ritual
  • 井の中の蛙 【いのなかのかわず】 person who is ignorant of the real world, frog in a well

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wa1
Korean:
wa, wae

Spanish

Portuguese

French

4137 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1648 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1716 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
32997 Morohashi
5313 New Nelson (John Haig)
2693 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2732 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1672 2001 Kanji
6d6.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-6 SKIP code
5411.4 Four corner code
1-19-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
86d9 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
by means of, because, in view of, compared with
Kun:
もっ.て
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N4
126 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 以降 【イコウ】 on and after, as from, hereafter, thereafter, since
  • 以下 【イカ】 not exceeding, and downward, ... and below, below (e.g. standard), under (e.g. a level), the below-mentioned, the following, the rest
  • 縞曹以 【シマソイ】 threestripe rockfish (Sebastes trivittatus)
  • 斑曹以 【ムラソイ】 spotbelly rockfish (Sebastes pachycephalus)

Kun reading compounds

  • 以て 【もって】 with, by, by means of, because of, on account of, for, due to, on (a day, date), at (a time), as of (e.g. today), adds emphasis to preceding word, in addition (to being), moreover, as well as, and, therefore, and so, hence
  • 以ってしても 【もってしても】 (not) even when using ..., (not) even with the help of ..., (not) even by ...

Readings

Japanese names:
もち
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yi3
Korean:
i

Spanish

  • además de
  • más que

Portuguese

  • Por meios de
  • porque
  • em visão de
  • comparada com

French

  • au moyen de
  • parce que
  • en vue de
  • comparé à
342 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
443 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
419 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
157 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
348 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
221 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
112 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
134 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.10 Japanese for Busy People
46 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
46 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
420 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
43 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
45 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
25 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
26 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1037 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
388 Morohashi
41 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
109 New Nelson (John Haig)
1028 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1105 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
118 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
446 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1262 2001 Kanji
0a5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-3 SKIP code
1-3-2 SKIP code
2810.0 Four corner code
1-16-42 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4ee5 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
sea, ocean
Kun:
うみ
On:
カイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
200 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 海運 【カイウン】 maritime, marine transportation
  • 海域 【カイイキ】 area of ocean
  • 公海 【コウカイ】 high seas, international waters
  • 内海 【ウチウミ】 inlet, bay, inland sea

Kun reading compounds

  • 海 【うみ】 sea, ocean, waters
  • 海辺 【うみべ】 beach, seashore, seaside, coast
  • 内海 【うちうみ】 inlet, bay, inland sea
  • 血の海 【ちのうみ】 sea of blood, pool of blood

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 あま、 うな、 うん、 え、 か、 た、 ひろ、 ひろし、 ぶ、 まち、 まま、 み、 め、 わたる
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hai3
Korean:
hae

Spanish

  • mar
  • océano
  • playa

Portuguese

  • oceano
  • mar

French

  • mer
  • océan
55 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
94 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
88 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
158 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2553 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
99 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
211 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1071 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.14 Japanese for Busy People
117 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
117 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
454 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1184 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
459 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
284 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
344 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
471 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17450 Morohashi
384 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3133 New Nelson (John Haig)
461 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
500 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
206 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
171 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
347 2001 Kanji
3a6.20 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
3815.7 Four corner code
1-19-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6d77 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
word, speech, language
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
301 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 語 【ゴ】 word, language, speech
  • 語学 【ゴガク】 study of foreign languages, linguistics
  • 標語 【ヒョウゴ】 motto, slogan, catchword
  • 造語 【ゾウゴ】 coined word, coinage, neologism

Kun reading compounds

  • 語る 【かたる】 to talk about, to speak of, to tell, to narrate, to recite, to chant, to indicate, to show
  • 語るに落ちる 【かたるにおちる】 to let slip a secret, to let the cat out of the bag
  • 語らう 【かたらう】 to talk, to tell, to recite, to pledge, to conspire with

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yu3, yu4
Korean:
eo

Spanish

  • palabra
  • discurso
  • lenguaje
  • hablar
  • conversar
  • narrar

Portuguese

  • palavra
  • discurso
  • língua

French

  • langage
  • mot
  • raconter
209 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
124 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
112 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
274 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4374 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
231 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
87 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2136 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
67 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
67 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
154 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1685 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1944 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1040 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1402 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
353 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35533 Morohashi
1543 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5628 New Nelson (John Haig)
347 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
371 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
211 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
231 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3077 2001 Kanji
7a7.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-7 SKIP code
0166.1 Four corner code
1-24-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a9e Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
can, passable, mustn't, should not, do not
Kun:
-べ.き-べ.し
On:
コク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
314 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 可 【カ】 acceptable, satisfactory, allowed, permitted, approval, being in favour, (a) vote in favour, aye, Pass (grade), Fair, C, D
  • 可決 【カケツ】 approval, adoption (of a motion, bill, etc.), passage
  • 裁可 【サイカ】 sanction, approval
  • 不裁可 【フサイカ】 veto, rejection

Readings

Japanese names:
よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ke3, ke4
Korean:
ga, geug

Spanish

  • bueno
  • aprobación
  • posible
  • poder hacer

Portuguese

  • aceitável
  • não deve não
  • faz

French

  • possible
  • acceptable
  • ne doit pas
  • ne pas, négatif
744 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
655 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
816 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
510 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
24 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
253 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
397 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
165 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
388 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
390 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
412 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
314 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3687 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1882 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2562 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
94 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3245 Morohashi
2969 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
701 New Nelson (John Haig)
93 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
97 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
463 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
647 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3149 2001 Kanji
3d2.12 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-3 SKIP code
1062.0 Four corner code
1-18-36 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53ef Unicode hex code