Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
substitute, change, convert, replace, period, age, counter for decades of ages, eras, etc., generation, charge, rate, fee
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
66 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 代 【ダイ】 charge, cost, price, generation, age, (school) year, cohort, reign, era, a representative of, on behalf of, for (someone), switchboard number, counter for decades of ages, eras, etc., counter for generations (of inheritors to a throne, etc.), proxy application company, pronoun
  • 代金 【ダイキン】 price, cost, charge, payment, bill, fee
  • 近代 【キンダイ】 present day, modern times, recent times, early modern period (in Japan, usu. from the Meiji Restoration until the end of World War II)
  • 江戸時代 【エドジダイ】 Edo period (1603-1868)
  • 代謝 【タイシャ】 metabolism, renewal, regeneration, replacing the old with the new
  • 代赭 【タイシャ】 red ocher (ochre)
  • 交代 【コウタイ】 alternation, change, relief, relay, shift, substitution (sports, etc.), taking turns
  • 永代 【エイタイ】 permanence, eternity

Kun reading compounds

  • 替わる 【かわる】 to succeed, to relieve, to replace, to take the place of, to substitute for, to take over for, to represent, to hand over (telephone), to be exchanged, to change (places with), to switch
  • 代わる代わる 【かわるがわる】 alternately, by turns
  • 替わる 【かわる】 to succeed, to relieve, to replace, to take the place of, to substitute for, to take over for, to represent, to hand over (telephone), to be exchanged, to change (places with), to switch
  • 代わる代わる 【かわるがわる】 alternately, by turns
  • 代わり 【かわり】 substitute, replacement, substituting, replacing, stand-in, proxy, alternate, deputy, relief, successor, compensation, exchange, return, another helping, second helping, seconds, refill, upcoming program, upcoming programme
  • 代わりに 【かわりに】 instead of, in place of, as a substitute for, in exchange for, in return for, to make up for
  • 代わり 【かわり】 substitute, replacement, substituting, replacing, stand-in, proxy, alternate, deputy, relief, successor, compensation, exchange, return, another helping, second helping, seconds, refill, upcoming program, upcoming programme
  • 代わりに 【かわりに】 instead of, in place of, as a substitute for, in exchange for, in return for, to make up for
  • 換える 【かえる】 to replace, to exchange, to interchange, to substitute
  • 世 【よ】 world, society, public, life, lifetime, age, era, period, epoch, generation, reign, rule, the times, world (of existence)
  • 代々 【だいだい】 for generations, hereditary, generation after generation
  • 千代 【ちよ】 thousand years, very long period, forever
  • 君が代 【きみがよ】 Imperial reign, Kimigayo (Japanese national anthem)
  • 代 【しろ】 substitution, material, price, margin (e.g. for stapling, etc.), area required for something, shiro (unit of land area equal to one-fiftieth of a tan; approx. 19.83 m.sq.)
  • 代物 【しろもの】 article, goods, product, fine thing, fellow, affair, stuff, prostitute, price, cost, money
  • 地代 【ちだい】 land rent
  • 阿代 【あしろ】 Ophidion asiro (species of cusk eel)

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dai4
Korean:
dae

Spanish

  • generación
  • reinado
  • sustituir
  • reemplazar
  • relevar

Portuguese

  • substituto
  • mudança
  • convertido
  • repor
  • período
  • idade
  • geração
  • carga
  • valor
  • taxa

French

  • substituer
  • changer
  • convertir
  • remplacer
  • période
  • âge
  • ère
  • génération
  • montant d'argent
  • taux
  • prix
  • redevance
463 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
358 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
338 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
68 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
364 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
85 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
111 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
125 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.10 Japanese for Busy People
256 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
256 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
413 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
61 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
34 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
18 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
18 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1014 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
386 Morohashi
30 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
125 New Nelson (John Haig)
1005 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1080 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
87 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
257 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2156 2001 Kanji
2a3.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-3 SKIP code
2324.0 Four corner code
1-34-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4ee3 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
net 网 (罒, ⺲, 罓, ⺳)
Parts:
signature, govt office, police station
On:
ショ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
725 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 署 【ショ】 station (esp. a police station), office (e.g. tax office)
  • 署名 【ショメイ】 signature
  • 支署 【シショ】 substation
  • 副署 【フクショ】 countersignature

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shu3, shu4
Korean:
seo

Spanish

  • puesto
  • cargo
  • oficina del gobierno
  • firma

Portuguese

  • assinatura
  • escritório do govêrno
  • estação de polícia

French

  • signature
  • commissariat de police
  • bureau (administration)
  • autorités publiques
908 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
897 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
511 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3642 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
903 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
832 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
860 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
879 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1316 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1465 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3223 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1672 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2263 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1267 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28311P Morohashi
2609 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4643 New Nelson (John Haig)
1259 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1349 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
959 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3678 2001 Kanji
5g8.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-8 SKIP code
3-9-4 SKIP code
6060.4 Four corner code
1-29-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7f72 Unicode hex code