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

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On reading compounds

  • 代 【ダイ】 charge, cost, price, generation, age, reign, era, a representative of, on behalf of, for (someone), used after a phone number to indicate that it is a switchboard number, counter for decades of ages, eras, etc., counter for generations (of inheritors to a throne, etc.), proxy application company, pronoun
  • 代官 【ダイカン】 Edo-period prefectural governor (magistrate, bailiff)
  • 大時代 【オオジダイ】 old-fashioned, antiquated, anachronistic
  • 次代 【ジダイ】 the next era
  • 代謝 【タイシャ】 metabolism, renewal, regeneration, replacing the old with the new
  • 代赭 【タイシャ】 red ocher (ochre)
  • 永代 【エイタイ】 permanence, eternity
  • 希代 【キタイ】 uncommon, rare, extraordinary, matchless

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, second helping, another cup, seconds, upcoming program, upcoming programme
  • 代り合う 【かわりあう】 to relieve each other, to take turns
  • 代わり 【かわり】 substitute, replacement, substituting, replacing, stand-in, proxy, alternate, deputy, relief, successor, compensation, exchange, return, second helping, another cup, seconds, upcoming program, upcoming programme
  • 代り合う 【かわりあう】 to relieve each other, to take turns
  • 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 【せんだい】 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; ~19.83 m.sq.)
  • 代物 【しろもの】 article, goods, product, fine thing, fellow, affair, stuff, prostitute
  • 阿代 【あしろ】 Ophidion asiro (species of cusk eel)
  • 食い代 【くいしろ】 food expenses

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
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
34-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4ee3 Unicode hex code

17 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
apologize, thank, refuse
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
1028 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 謝罪 【シャザイ】 apology
  • 謝意 【シャイ】 gratitude, thanks
  • 慰謝 【イシャ】 consolation
  • 代謝 【タイシャ】 metabolism, renewal, regeneration, replacing the old with the new

Kun reading compounds

  • 謝る 【あやまる】 to apologize, to apologise

Readings

Japanese names:
さ、 ざ
Chinese:
xie4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • disculparse
  • agradecer
  • rehusar

Portuguese

  • pedir desculpas
  • agradecer
  • recusar

French

  • excuses
  • remerciements
  • refus
630 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
728 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
701 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1162 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4423 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
765 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1767 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
901 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
923 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
947 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1708 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2048 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1079 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1465 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1258 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35827 Morohashi
1620 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5687 New Nelson (John Haig)
1250 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1339 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
819 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3048 2001 Kanji
7a10.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-10 SKIP code
0460.0 Four corner code
28-53 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8b1d Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
line
Parts:
in, inside, middle, mean, center
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
11 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 中 【チュウ】 medium, average, middle, moderation, middle school, China, volume two (of three), during (a certain time when one did or is doing something), under (construction, etc.), while, in, out of, of the
  • 中央線 【チュウオウセン】 Chuo Line (central railway line in Tokyo)
  • 宮中 【キュウチュウ】 imperial court
  • 訪中 【ホウチュウ】 visit to China

Kun reading compounds

  • 中 【なか】 inside, in, among, within, center (centre), middle, during, while
  • 中島 【なかじま】 island in a pond or river
  • 野中 【のなか】 in the middle of a field
  • 火中 【かちゅう】 in the fire, in the flames, burning (something)
  • 内 【うち】 inside, within, while, among, amongst, between, we, our, my spouse, imperial palace grounds, emperor, I, me
  • 此の内 【このうち】 meanwhile, the other day, recently
  • 腹の中 【はらのなか】 in the belly, in one's heart of hearts
  • 当たる 【あたる】 to be hit, to strike, to touch, to be in contact, to be affixed, to be equivalent to, to be applicable, to apply to, to be right on the money (of a prediction, criticism, etc.), to be selected (in a lottery, etc.), to win, to be successful, to go well, to be a hit, to face, to confront, to lie (in the direction of), to undertake, to be assigned, to be stricken (by food poisoning, heat, etc.), to be afflicted, to be called on (e.g. by a teacher), to treat (esp. harshly), to lash out at, to be unnecessary, to be hitting well, to be on a hitting streak, (in fishing) to feel a bite, (of fruit, etc.) to be bruised, to spoil, to feel (something) out, to probe into, to check (i.e. by comparison), to shave, to be a relative of a person, to stand in a relationship

Readings

Japanese names:
あたる、 かなえ
Chinese:
zhong1, zhong4
Korean:
jung

Spanish

  • centro
  • dentro
  • interior
  • medio

Portuguese

  • em
  • interior
  • médio
  • meio
  • centro

French

  • dans
  • dedans
  • à l'intérieur
  • milieu
  • centre
  • moyenne
23 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
26 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
55 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
13 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
81 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
31 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
7 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
75 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
28 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
28 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
33 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
16 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4262 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2150 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2902 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
39 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
73 Morohashi
3451 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
28 New Nelson (John Haig)
39 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
39 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
12 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
32 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1655 2001 Kanji
0a4.40 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-3 SKIP code
5000.6 Four corner code
35-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e2d Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
gate
Parts:
Variants:
interval, space
Kun:
あいだあい
On:
カンケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
33 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 間 【カン】 interval, period of time, among, between, inter-
  • 間隔 【カンカク】 space, interval, space character, whitespace
  • 短期間 【タンキカン】 short term, short time
  • 右中間 【ウチュウカン】 between right and center fielders (centre)
  • 間 【ケン】 1.818 m (6 shaku), counter used to number the gaps between pillars
  • 間数 【ケンスウ】 one ken in length or breadth (1.818m)
  • 世間 【セケン】 world, society, people, the public
  • 俗世間 【ゾクセケン】 this world, secular society, workaday world, this life

Kun reading compounds

  • 間 【あいだ】 space (between), gap, interval, distance, time (between), pause, break, span (temporal or spatial), stretch, period (while), relationship (between, among), members (within, among), due to, because of
  • 間中 【あいだじゅう】 during
  • 候間 【そうろうあいだ】 as ...
  • ついこの間 【ついこのあいだ】 just the other day, quite recently
  • 間 【ま】 time, pause, space, room
  • 間際 【まぎわ】 the point just before, the point of doing, the verge of happening
  • 床の間 【とこのま】 tokonoma (alcove where art or flowers are displayed)
  • 合間 【あいま】 interval, break, pause, spare moment
  • 間 【あいだ】 space (between), gap, interval, distance, time (between), pause, break, span (temporal or spatial), stretch, period (while), relationship (between, among), members (within, among), due to, because of
  • 間中 【あいだじゅう】 during
  • 波間 【なみま】 interval between the waves, gap between waves
  • 幕間 【まくあい】 intermission (between acts), interlude

Readings

Japanese names:
ちか、 は、 はざ、 はし
Chinese:
jian1, jian4
Korean:
gan

Spanish

  • intervalo
  • espacio
  • habitación

Portuguese

  • intervalo
  • espaço

French

  • intervalle
  • espace
58 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
100 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
92 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
27 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4949 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
174 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
96 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1822 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
43 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
43 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
161 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1841 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4122 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2094 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2836 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1634 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41249 Morohashi
3323 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6391 New Nelson (John Haig)
1620 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1747 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
31 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
215 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3878 2001 Kanji
8e4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-8-4 SKIP code
7760.7 Four corner code
20-54 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9593 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Variants:
body, substance, object, reality, counter for images
Kun:
からだかたち
On:
タイテイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
88 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 体 【タイ】 body, physique, posture, shape, form, style, substance, identity, reality, field, counter for humanoid forms (e.g. dolls, statues, corpses, etc.), typeface, type
  • 体育 【タイイク】 physical education
  • 生体 【セイタイ】 organism, living body
  • 解体 【カイタイ】 demolition, disassembly, dismantling, deconstruction, dissolution, dissection (i.e. postmortem)
  • 体 【テイ】 appearance, air, condition, state, form
  • 体裁 【テイサイ】 (outward) appearance, (proper) format (e.g. of an essay), form, style, appearances, decency, show, display, lip-service, insincere words, glib talk
  • 身体 【シンタイ】 body, physical system, person
  • 風体 【フウテイ】 appearance, look, dress

Kun reading compounds

  • 体 【からだ】 body, torso, trunk, build, physique, constitution, health, corpse, dead body
  • 体つき 【からだつき】 body build, figure
  • 御体 【おんからだ】 body of Christ (Eucharist)
  • 形体 【なりかたち】 one's appearance

Readings

Japanese names:
なり
Chinese:
ti3, ben4
Korean:
che

Spanish

  • cuerpo
  • forma

Portuguese

  • corpo
  • substância
  • objeto
  • realidade
  • sufixo para contagem de para imagens

French

  • corps
  • substance
  • objet
  • réalité
  • compteur d'images
270 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
182 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
165 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
110 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
405 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
176 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
115 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
358 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.11 Japanese for Busy People
61 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
61 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
165 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
80 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
80 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
52 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
55 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
966 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
509 Morohashi
71 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
165 New Nelson (John Haig)
957 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1030 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
96 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
149 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2155 2001 Kanji
2a5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-5 SKIP code
2523.0 Four corner code
34-46 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f53 Unicode hex code