Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
attend, doing, official, serve
Kun:
つか.える
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
439 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 仕 【シ】 official, civil service
  • 試合 【シアイ】 match, game, bout, contest
  • 社会奉仕 【シャカイホウシ】 voluntary social service
  • 勤労奉仕 【キンロウホウシ】 labor service, labour service
  • 仕込み 【ジコミ】 learned at ..., acquired at ...
  • 仕丁 【シチョウ】 men pressed into forced labor (ritsuryo system), palanquin bearer (Edo period)
  • 致仕 【チシ】 resignation, seventy years of age

Kun reading compounds

  • 仕える 【つかえる】 to serve, to work for, to attend

Readings

Chinese:
shi4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • trabajo
  • servir
  • asistir

Portuguese

  • atender
  • ação
  • oficial
  • servir

French

  • servir
  • faire
  • officiel
221 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
301 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
285 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
397 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
362 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
75 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
110 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
124 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
333 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
333 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
236 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
58 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
37 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
21 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
21 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
969 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
368 Morohashi
34 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
123 New Nelson (John Haig)
960 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1033 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
271 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
250 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2172 2001 Kanji
2a3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-3 SKIP code
2421.0 Four corner code
27-37 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4ed5 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
hook
Parts:
Variants:
matter, thing, fact, business, reason, possibly
Kun:
ことつか.うつか.える
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
18 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 事 【ジ】 individual concrete phenomenon (as opposed to a general principle)
  • 事業 【ジギョウ】 project, enterprise, business, industry, operations, venture, service, act, deed, conduct
  • 商事 【ショウジ】 commercial affairs
  • 有事 【ユウジ】 emergency

Kun reading compounds

  • 事 【こと】 thing, matter, incident, occurrence, event, something serious, trouble, crisis, circumstances, situation, state of affairs, work, business, affair, after an inflectable word, creates a noun phrase indicating something the speaker does not feel close to, nominalizing suffix, pretending to ..., playing make-believe ..., alias, aka, nickname, alternative name, also known as
  • 事柄 【ことがら】 matter, thing, affair, circumstance
  • 神事 【しんじ】 Shinto ritual
  • いい事 【いいこと】 good thing, nice thing, good excuse, good grounds, good opportunity, interjection used to impress an idea or to urge a response
  • 仕える 【つかえる】 to serve, to work for, to attend

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
shi4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • cosa
  • hecho
  • asunto
  • acción

Portuguese

  • matéria
  • coisa
  • fato
  • negócios
  • razão
  • possivelmente

French

  • fait
  • chose
  • matière
  • affaire
  • raison
  • peut-être
230 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
309 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
293 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
32 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
272 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
73 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
108 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
768 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
80 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
80 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
237 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
30 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4384 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2220 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2986 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1164 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
241 Morohashi
3567 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
71 New Nelson (John Haig)
1156 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1240 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
10 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
300 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1547 2001 Kanji
0a8.15 The Kanji Dictionary
4-8-3 SKIP code
5000.7 Four corner code
27-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e8b Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
Variants:
commence, begin
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
244 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 始発 【シハツ】 first departure (of the day: train, bus, etc.), first train, first bus, departing one's home station (of a train, bus, etc.)
  • 始業 【シギョウ】 start of work, commencement, opening
  • 年始 【ネンシ】 beginning of the year, new year, New Year's call, New Year's greetings
  • 創始 【ソウシ】 creation, founding, initiating

Kun reading compounds

  • 始める 【はじめる】 to start, to begin, to commence, to initiate, to originate, to start up (a business, society, etc.), to open (e.g. a store), to establish, to start ..., to begin to ...
  • 始まる 【はじまる】 to begin, to start, to commence, to happen (again), to begin (anew), to date (from), to originate (in)

Readings

Japanese names:
もと
Chinese:
shi3
Korean:
si

Spanish

  • comenzar
  • empezar
  • empezar (trans.)
  • empezar (intrans.)

Portuguese

  • iniciar
  • começar

French

  • commencer
  • débuter
225 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
304 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
288 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
465 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1208 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
545 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
155 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1092 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
494 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
503 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
129 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
439 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
335 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
211 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
252 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
755 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6166 Morohashi
281 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1203 New Nelson (John Haig)
747 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
809 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
321 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
299 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1777 2001 Kanji
3e5.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
4346.0 Four corner code
27-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
59cb Unicode hex code