Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
by means of, because, in view of, compared with
Kun:
もっ.て
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N4
126 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 以降 【イコウ】 on and after, as from, hereafter, thereafter, since
  • 以下 【イカ】 not exceeding, and downward, ... and below, below (e.g. standard), under (e.g. a level), the below-mentioned, the following, the rest
  • 縞曹以 【シマソイ】 threestripe rockfish (Sebastes trivittatus)
  • 斑曹以 【ムラソイ】 spotbelly rockfish (Sebastes pachycephalus)

Kun reading compounds

  • 以て 【もって】 with, by, by means of, because of, on account of, for, due to, on (a day, date), at (a time), as of (e.g. today), adds emphasis to preceding word, in addition (to being), moreover, as well as, and, therefore, and so, hence
  • 以ってしても 【もってしても】 (not) even when using ..., (not) even with the help of ..., (not) even by ...

Readings

Japanese names:
もち
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yi3
Korean:
i

Spanish

  • además de
  • más que

Portuguese

  • Por meios de
  • porque
  • em visão de
  • comparada com

French

  • au moyen de
  • parce que
  • en vue de
  • comparé à
342 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
443 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
419 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
157 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
348 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
221 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
112 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
134 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.10 Japanese for Busy People
46 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
46 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
420 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
43 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
45 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
25 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
26 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1037 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
388 Morohashi
41 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
109 New Nelson (John Haig)
1028 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1105 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
118 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
446 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1262 2001 Kanji
0a5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-3 SKIP code
1-3-2 SKIP code
2810.0 Four corner code
1-16-42 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4ee5 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
in front, before
Kun:
まえ-まえ
On:
ゼン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
27 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 前 【ゼン】 last (i.e. immediately preceding), previous, ex-, former, pre- (e.g. premodern), before, before, earlier
  • 前衛 【ゼンエイ】 advance guard, vanguard, avant-garde (e.g. music)
  • 中前 【チュウゼン】 front of center field, front of centre field
  • 風前 【フウゼン】 where the wind blows

Kun reading compounds

  • 前 【まえ】 in front (of), before (e.g. a building), before, earlier, previously, prior, ago, (minutes) to (the hour), (the) front, frontal part, fore, head (e.g. of a line), forward, ahead, (in the) presence (of), in front (of someone), previous (e.g. page), prior (e.g. engagement), first (e.g. half), former (e.g. example), portion, helping, front (of one's body or clothing), breast (of a coat, kimono, etc.), privates, private parts, criminal record, previous conviction, (a) prior
  • 前売り 【まえうり】 advance sale, booking
  • 左前 【ひだりまえ】 wearing a kimono with the right side over the left (normally used only for the dead), going badly (one's business, one's fortune, the economy), being in a bad financial situation, front left, front and left, before and left
  • 出前 【でまえ】 home delivery (of food), outside catering

Readings

Japanese names:
さき、 さと、 まい
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qian2
Korean:
jeon

Spanish

  • antes
  • delante de

Portuguese

  • em frente
  • antes

French

  • devant
  • avant
102 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
177 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
159 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
38 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
595 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
139 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
23 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
921 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
47 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
47 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
29 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
196 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2819 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1453 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1957 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
296 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2011X Morohashi
2266 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
490 New Nelson (John Haig)
290 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
309 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
53 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
182 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
943 2001 Kanji
2o7.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-6 SKIP code
2-2-7 SKIP code
8022.1 Four corner code
1-33-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
524d Unicode hex code