Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
now
Kun:
いま
On:
コンキン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
49 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 今 【コン】 the current ..., this, today's ...
  • 今夏 【コンカ】 this summer, next summer, last summer
  • 当今 【トウコン】 nowadays, these days, at present
  • 方今 【ホウコン】 present time, now, nowadays
  • 今古 【キンコ】 now and anciently
  • 今上 【キンジョウ】 His Majesty the Emperor, the present emperor, the reigning emperor

Kun reading compounds

  • 今 【いま】 now, the present time, just now, soon, immediately, another, more
  • 今に 【いまに】 before long, even now
  • 中今 【なかいま】 the present (esp. as a privileged moment in eternity)
  • 今が今 【いまがいま】 just now

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jin1
Korean:
geum

Spanish

  • ahora
  • momento actual

Portuguese

  • agora

French

  • maintenant
81 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
138 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
125 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
146 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
352 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
94 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
12 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
67 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
51 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
51 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
27 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
45 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2464 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1246 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1712 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1601 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
358 Morohashi
1968 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
112 New Nelson (John Haig)
1587 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1711 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
50 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
93 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2860 2001 Kanji
2a2.10 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
2-3-1 SKIP code
8020.7 Four corner code
1-26-3 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4eca Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
wee hours, evening, early night
Kun:
よい
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2262 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 終宵 【シュウショウ】 all-night long
  • 一宵 【イッショウ】 one evening, one night

Kun reading compounds

  • 宵 【よい】 evening, early night hours
  • 宵越し 【よいごし】 (kept) overnight
  • 待宵 【まつよい】 night where one waits for someone who is supposed to come, night of the 14th day of the eight month of the lunar calendar
  • 春の宵 【はるのよい】 spring evening

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xiao1
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • tarde
  • noche
  • al anochecer

Portuguese

  • Pouco tempo
  • noite
  • noite antecipada

French

  • heures tardives
  • soirée
  • début de nuit
1396 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1917 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1307 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1849 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1212 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1854 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2010 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1907 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
484 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2831 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1461 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1967 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
192 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7168X Morohashi
2276 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1334 New Nelson (John Haig)
189 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
201 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1326 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
746 2001 Kanji
3m7.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-7 SKIP code
3022.7 Four corner code
1-30-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bb5 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
drama, play
On:
ゲキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
662 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 劇 【ゲキ】 drama, play, powerful drug
  • 劇画 【ゲキガ】 comic strip with dramatic story
  • 新劇 【シンゲキ】 school of western-inspired Japanese drama which developed towards the end of the Meiji period, shingeki, new-drama (movement)
  • 京劇 【キョウゲキ】 classical Chinese opera

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ju4
Korean:
geug

Spanish

  • drama
  • obra
  • teatro
  • violento
  • intenso

Portuguese

  • drama
  • jogo

French

  • théâtre
  • pièce (théâtre)
858 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
848 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
458 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
247 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1078 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
365 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
797 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
811 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1140 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
206 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2399 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1221 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1681 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2016 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2218 Morohashi
1904 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
517 New Nelson (John Haig)
1997 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2152 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
982 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1243 2001 Kanji
2f13.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-13-2 SKIP code
2220.0 Four corner code
1-23-64 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5287 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
Variants:
location, place
Kun:
On:
ジョウチョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
52 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 場 【ジョウ】 place, spot, grounds, arena, stadium, range, course
  • 場外 【ジョウガイ】 outside the hall (or stadium, market, etc.), off the grounds, off the premises, off-track
  • 斎場 【サイジョウ】 funeral hall, ceremony site
  • 開場 【カイジョウ】 opening (the doors to an event, etc.), inauguration

Kun reading compounds

  • 場 【ば】 place, spot, space, field, discipline, sphere, realm, occasion, situation, scene (of a play, movie, etc.), session (of the stock market), field, table, area in which cards are laid out (in a card game), round (east, south, etc.), field, field
  • 場合 【ばあい】 case, situation
  • 木場 【きば】 lumberyard
  • 漁場 【ぎょじょう】 fishing grounds, permitted fishing zone

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chang2, chang3
Korean:
jang

Spanish

  • lugar
  • situación
  • momento

Portuguese

  • localização
  • lugar

French

  • lieu
  • place
  • aire
  • champ (magnétique)
252 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
161 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
144 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
34 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1113 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
250 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
145 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
3.2 Japanese for Busy People
154 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
154 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
335 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
380 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
678 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
408 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
512 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
551 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5278 Morohashi
558 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1058 New Nelson (John Haig)
545 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
584 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
49 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
216 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1451 2001 Kanji
3b9.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
4612.7 Four corner code
1-30-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5834 Unicode hex code