Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
jammed in, shellfish, mediate, concern oneself with
On:
カイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
617 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 介在 【カイザイ】 exiting (between), interposition, intervention, involvement
  • 介護 【カイゴ】 nursing, care, caregiving, caring
  • 魚介 【ギョカイ】 marine products, seafood, fish and shellfish
  • 鼻甲介 【ビコウカイ】 nasal concha, turbinate bone

Readings

Japanese names:
すけ、 ゆき
Chinese:
jie4
Korean:
gae

Spanish

  • intervención
  • ayuda
  • mediación
  • cosa aburrida

Portuguese

  • comprimir em
  • marisco
  • meio
  • interessa a si próprio com

French

  • immixtion
  • coquillage
  • intervention
  • intermédiaire
  • s'occuper de
1059 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
666 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
347 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
941 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
299 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
66 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
453 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
460 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
695 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
44 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2463 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1245 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1711 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
256 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
359 Morohashi
1967 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
108 New Nelson (John Haig)
250 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
265 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1020 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2854 2001 Kanji
2a2.9 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
8022.0 Four corner code
18-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4ecb Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
help, rescue, assist
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
397 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 助 【ジョ】 help, rescue, assistant
  • 助演 【ジョエン】 co-star
  • 互助 【ゴジョ】 mutual aid, cooperation, benefit
  • 介助 【カイジョ】 help, assistance, aid

Kun reading compounds

  • 助ける 【たすける】 to save, to rescue, to help, to assist, to support (financially), to contribute (to), to provide aid, to facilitate, to stimulate, to promote, to contribute to
  • 助かる 【たすかる】 to be saved, to be rescued, to survive, to escape harm, to be spared damage, to be helped, to be saved trouble
  • 助 【すけ】 assistance, help, helper, babe, chick, broad
  • 助手 【じょしゅ】 assistant, helper, assistant (to a professor)
  • 福助 【ふくすけ】 large-headed dwarf statue, bringer of good luck
  • 陀羅尼助 【だらにすけ】 traditional "Chinese" medicine for the stomach (usually prepared as small dark spherical pills)

Readings

Chinese:
zhu4
Korean:
jo

Spanish

  • ayudar
  • rescatar
  • salvar
  • ser salvado
  • ser ayudado

Portuguese

  • ajuda
  • resgate
  • auxiliar

French

  • aider
  • secourir
  • assister
248 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
330 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
314 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
407 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
719 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
346 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
367 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
431 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
623 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
633 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
826 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
211 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1440 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
764 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1037 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1800 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2313 Morohashi
1121 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
530 New Nelson (John Haig)
1782 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1921 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
248 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
284 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3945 2001 Kanji
2g5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-2 SKIP code
7412.7 Four corner code
29-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
52a9 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
dog 犬 (犭)
Parts:
Variants:
monkey
Kun:
さる
On:
エン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1772 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 猿人 【エンジン】 ape man
  • 猿害 【エンガイ】 damages inflicted by monkeys (on crops, etc.)
  • 人類猿 【ジンルイエン】 anthropoid ape
  • 孤猿 【コエン】 lone monkey, stray monkey

Kun reading compounds

  • 猿 【さる】 monkey (esp. the Japanese macaque, Macaca fuscata), ape, non-human primate, sly person, idiot, hick, sliding wooden bolt (for holding a door or window shut), clasp used to control the height of a pot-hook, bathhouse prostitute
  • 猿尾 【さるお】 backside part of the shamisen's neck where it meets the body
  • 木から落ちた猿 【きからおちたさる】 person who has lost something they used to rely on, a monkey fallen from the tree
  • 真猿 【まさる】 monkey (esp. the Japanese macaque, Macaca fuscata)

Readings

Japanese names:
さ、 さわ、 ざる、 まし
Chinese:
yuan2
Korean:
weon

Spanish

  • mono
  • simio

Portuguese

  • Macaco

French

  • singe
1028 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1717 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2905 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1529 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2062 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1584 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1690 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1865 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1308 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
824 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
479 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
612 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
410 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20584 Morohashi
669 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3600 New Nelson (John Haig)
403 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
430 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1648 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2965 2001 Kanji
3g10.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-10 SKIP code
4423.2 Four corner code
17-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
733f Unicode hex code