Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
go-between, relationship
Kun:
なか
On:
チュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
919 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 中核 【チュウカク】 kernel, core, nucleus, center, centre
  • 仲介 【チュウカイ】 agency, intermediation
  • 保革伯仲 【ホカクハクチュウ】 conservatives and reformists being neck and neck, balanced conservative and progressive strengths
  • 勢力伯仲 【セイリョクハクチュウ】 (the two sides) being evenly-matched in influence or power

Kun reading compounds

  • 仲 【なか】 relation, relationship
  • 仲間 【なかま】 company, fellow, colleague, associate, comrade, mate, group, circle of friends, partner, member of the same category
  • 不仲 【ふなか】 discord, (on) bad terms (with)
  • 犬猿の仲 【けんえんのなか】 like cats and dogs, (on) very bad terms, relationship of dogs and monkeys

Readings

Japanese names:
ちゅん、 つづき、 なかつ
Chinese:
zhong4
Korean:
jung

Spanish

  • mediación
  • relación

Portuguese

  • Relacionamento
  • entre (algo)

French

  • relation
  • médiation
  • intermédiaire
571 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
934 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
892 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
378 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1332 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
305 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
227 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1347 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1430 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1169 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
67 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
47 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
27 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
28 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
965 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
403 Morohashi
43 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
140 New Nelson (John Haig)
956 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1029 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
468 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2155 2001 Kanji
2a4.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-4 SKIP code
2520.6 Four corner code
35-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4ef2 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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  • 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, earthly world, secular society, ordinary world, everyday life, workaday world

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

5 strokes
Radical:
field
Parts:
wherefore, a reason
Kun:
よしよ.る
On:
ユウユイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
325 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 由来 【ユライ】 origin, source, history, derivation, reason, destiny
  • 由緒 【ユイショ】 history, pedigree, lineage
  • 来由 【ライユ】 origin, cause
  • 因由 【インユ】 cause
  • 事由 【ジユウ】 reason, cause
  • 海洋自由 【カイヨウジユウ】 freedom of the sea
  • 由緒 【ユイショ】 history, pedigree, lineage
  • 由緒正しい 【ユイショタダシイ】 having an ancient and honorable origin

Kun reading compounds

  • 由 【よし】 reason, significance, cause, piece of information that one has heard, I hear that ..., it is said that ...
  • 由ありげ 【よしありげ】 meaningful, suggestive, seeming to be with a history, seeming to be with circumstances that are hard to explain
  • 候由 【そうろうよし】 I hear that ...
  • 因る 【よる】 to be due to, to be caused by, to depend on, to turn on, to be based on, to come from, to be based at (a location, an organization), to be headquartered at

Readings

Chinese:
you2
Korean:
yu

Spanish

  • razón
  • significado
  • causa

Portuguese

  • porquanto
  • por conseguinte
  • uma razão

French

  • c'est pourquoi
  • raison
  • cause
  • origine
  • grave
325 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
421 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
399 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
376 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
89 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
297 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
739 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
186 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
363 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
364 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
623 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1333 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4311 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2181 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2935 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1114 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21724 Morohashi
3499 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3724 New Nelson (John Haig)
1105 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1186 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
134 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
261 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1676 2001 Kanji
0a5.35 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-2 SKIP code
5060.0 Four corner code
45-19 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7531 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
chronicle, account, narrative, history, annals, geologic period
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
780 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 紀 【キ】 period, Nihon-shoki
  • 紀元前 【キゲンゼン】 pre-era, BC, BCE
  • デボン紀 【デボンキ】 Devonian period
  • 前世紀 【ゼンセイキ】 last century, ancient times

Readings

Japanese names:
おさむ、 ただす、 とし、 とも、 のり、 もと
Chinese:
ji4
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • crónica
  • normas
  • era

Portuguese

  • crônica
  • contos
  • narrativa
  • história
  • anais
  • período geológico

French

  • chronique
  • compte-rendu
  • narration
  • histoire
  • annales
  • ère géologique
578 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
472 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
449 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
930 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3497 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
666 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1619 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1424 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
372 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
373 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
634 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1512 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1628 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
856 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1173 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1366 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27234 Morohashi
1276 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4439 New Nelson (John Haig)
1354 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1454 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
521 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2756 2001 Kanji
6a3.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-3 SKIP code
2791.7 Four corner code
21-10 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d00 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
Variants:
favor, blessing, grace, kindness
Kun:
めぐ.むめぐ.み
On:
ケイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
925 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 恵雨 【ケイウ】 welcome rain
  • 恵存 【ケイソン】 message appended to a note accompanying a gift, requesting the recipient to keep the gift at hand
  • 互恵 【ゴケイ】 reciprocity, mutual benefit
  • 慈恵 【ジケイ】 mercy and love
  • 恵 【エ】 wisdom, enlightenment, prajñā (one of the three divisions of the noble eightfold path), wisdom
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce
  • 悪知恵 【ワルヂエ】 craft, cunning, guile, serpentine wisdom
  • 付け知恵 【ツケヂエ】 hint, suggestion

Kun reading compounds

  • 恵む 【めぐむ】 to bless, to show mercy to, to give (money, etc.)
  • 恵み 【めぐみ】 blessing, grace
  • 恵みの雨 【めぐみのあめ】 welcome rain, merciful rain, blessed rain, rain after a long dry period
  • 天の恵み 【てんのめぐみ】 God's gift, God's blessing, grace of God, godsend

Readings

Japanese names:
あや、 け、 さと、 さとし、 しげ、 へい、 み、 やす
Chinese:
hui4
Korean:
hye

Spanish

  • favor
  • bendición
  • gracia
  • bondad
  • ser bondadoso
  • favorecer

Portuguese

  • favor
  • benção
  • graça
  • gentileza

French

  • bénéficier de
  • faveur divine
  • grâce
  • gentillesse
1196 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
875 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1681 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1498 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
540 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1226 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1219 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1282 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1077 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
781 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3293 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1704 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2315 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
619 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10618P Morohashi
2659 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1847 New Nelson (John Haig)
612 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
659 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1331 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1558 2001 Kanji
4k6.16 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-4 SKIP code
5033.6 Four corner code
23-35 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6075 Unicode hex code