Jisho

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3 strokes
Radical:
lid
Parts:
Variants:
deceased, the late, dying, perish
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
661 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 亡 【ボウ】 death, the late, the deceased
  • 亡命 【ボウメイ】 fleeing from one's country, seeking asylum, defection, emigration (for political reasons), (going into) exile, becoming a (political) refugee
  • 存亡 【ソンボウ】 life or death, existence, destiny
  • 興亡 【コウボウ】 rise and fall, ups and downs
  • 亡者 【モウジャ】 the dead, ghost, person who is obsessed (with money, power, etc.), person with a blind lust (for)
  • 亡者船 【モウジャブネ】 ship of the dead which appears if you go fishing the night of the Bon festival
  • 焼亡 【ショウボウ】 destruction by fire
  • 損亡 【ソンモウ】 loss

Kun reading compounds

  • 亡い 【ない】 dead
  • 滅びる 【ほろびる】 to go to ruin, to go under, to fall, to be destroyed, to die out, to become extinct, to perish
  • 滅ぶ 【ほろぶ】 to be ruined, to go under, to perish, to be destroyed
  • 滅ぼす 【ほろぼす】 to destroy, to overthrow, to wreck, to ruin

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wang2, wu2
Korean:
mang, mu

Spanish

  • desaparecer
  • perecer
  • difunto
  • huir
  • escapar

Portuguese

  • falecido
  • agonizante
  • atrasado
  • perecer

French

  • décédé
  • feu ...
  • mon regretté ...
  • mourir
  • périr
  • détruire
985 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
973 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
887 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
281 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
979 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
297 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
672 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
684 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
582 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
37 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4210 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2126 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2874 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
496 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
287 Morohashi
3402 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
86 New Nelson (John Haig)
485 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
524 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
829 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
475 2001 Kanji
2j1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-2 SKIP code
4-3-4 SKIP code
2-2-1 SKIP code
0071.0 Four corner code
1-43-20 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4ea1 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
old 老 (耂)
Parts:
someone, person
Kun:
もの
On:
シャ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
38 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 者 【シャ】 person, -er, expert, geisha, prostitute
  • 芸者 【ゲイシャ】 geisha, professional female entertainer, usu. at traditional banquets
  • 加害者 【カガイシャ】 assailant, perpetrator, wrong-doer, aggressor

Kun reading compounds

  • 者 【もの】 person
  • 者ども 【ものども】 you, people
  • 弱き者 【よわきもの】 weak person, the weak
  • 若い者 【わかいもの】 young man, young woman, young people, youth, youngsters, young employee, young manservant, young follower

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhe3
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • persona

Portuguese

  • alguém
  • pessoa

French

  • personne
  • quelqu'un
235 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
314 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
298 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
22 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3685 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
56 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
240 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
769 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.6 Japanese for Busy People
164 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
164 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
148 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1578 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3980 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2047 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2765 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1264 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28852 Morohashi
3211 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4698 New Nelson (John Haig)
1256 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1345 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
19 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
302 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1478 2001 Kanji
4c4.13 The Kanji Dictionary
3-4-4 SKIP code
4-8-2 SKIP code
2-4-4 SKIP code
4460.0 Four corner code
1-28-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8005 Unicode hex code