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】 loggerheads, like cats and dogs, 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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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

12 strokes
Radical:
small bird
Parts:
gather, meet, congregate, swarm, flock
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
210 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 集 【シュウ】 collection, compilation
  • 集荷 【シュウカ】 collection of cargo (esp. produce, etc.), cargo booking
  • 句集 【クシュウ】 collection of haiku poems
  • 歌集 【カシュウ】 anthology, book of poetry

Kun reading compounds

  • 集まる 【あつまる】 to gather, to collect, to assemble
  • 集める 【あつめる】 to collect, to assemble, to gather
  • 集う 【つどう】 to meet, to assemble, to congregate

Readings

Japanese names:
あつまり、 ず
Chinese:
ji2
Korean:
jib

Spanish

  • reunir
  • coleccionar
  • reunirse

Portuguese

  • juntar
  • reunião
  • congregar
  • enxame
  • bando

French

  • rassembler
  • réunir
  • collection
  • grouiller
  • attroupement
243 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
324 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
309 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
168 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5031 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
279 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
272 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1779 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.8 Japanese for Busy People
436 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
442 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
224 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1851 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3445 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1772 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2413 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
566 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41974 Morohashi
2771 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6500 New Nelson (John Haig)
559 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
601 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
224 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
399 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2464 2001 Kanji
8c4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-4 SKIP code
2090.4 Four corner code
29-24 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96c6 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
group, association
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
213 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 団 【ダン】 body, group, party, company, troupe
  • 団員 【ダンイン】 group member
  • 退団 【タイダン】 leaving (a group, team, etc.)
  • 営団 【エイダン】 corporation, foundation
  • 敷き布団 【シキブトン】 (Japanese) mattress, underquilt, futon laid on the floor, sleeping mat
  • 水団 【スイトン】 flour dumplings in soup

Readings

Chinese:
tuan2
Korean:
dan

Spanish

  • grupo
  • asociación
  • compañía
  • redondo

Portuguese

  • grupo
  • associação

French

  • groupe
  • association
672 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
772 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
749 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
172 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1027 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
243 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
421 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
310 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
491 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
500 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
366 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
339 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3791 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1935 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2628 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
589 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4703P Morohashi
3053 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
940 New Nelson (John Haig)
582 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
625 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
336 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
661 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1448 2001 Kanji
3s3.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-3 SKIP code
6034.0 Four corner code
35-36 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
56e3 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
Variants:
pressure, push, overwhelm, oppress, dominate
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
718 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 圧 【アツ】 pressure, force
  • 圧力 【アツリョク】 pressure, stress, pressure (e.g. political), coercion, arm-twisting
  • 高圧 【コウアツ】 high voltage, high pressure
  • 外圧 【ガイアツ】 external pressure, outside pressure, foreign pressure
  • 圧状 【オウジョウ】 document written under duress, coercion

Kun reading compounds

  • 押す 【おす】 to push, to press, to apply pressure from above, to press down, to stamp (i.e. a passport), to apply a seal, to affix (e.g. gold leaf), to press (someone for something), to urge, to compel, to influence, to overwhelm, to overpower, to repress, to push (events along), to advance (a plan), to do in spite of ..., to do even though ..., to force, to make sure, to be pressed for time, to advance troops, to attack, (of light) to be diffused across an entire surface
  • 圧す 【へす】 to dent, to press, to push

Readings

Chinese:
ya1, ya4
Korean:
ab

Spanish

  • presión
  • opresión

Portuguese

  • pressão
  • empurrar
  • inundar
  • oprimir
  • dominar

French

  • pression
  • pousser
  • submerger
  • oppresser
  • dominer
544 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
641 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
612 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
598 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
818 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
874 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
426 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1342 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1425 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1197 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
348 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3688 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1883 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2563 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
154 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4879P Morohashi
2970 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
970 New Nelson (John Haig)
152 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
163 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
397 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
645 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3372 2001 Kanji
2p3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-3 SKIP code
7121.4 Four corner code
16-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5727 Unicode hex code

2 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
power, strength, strong, strain, bear up, exert
Kun:
ちから
On:
リョクリキリイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
62 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 力 【リョク】 strength, power, proficiency, ability
  • 力役 【リキエキ】 physical labor, physical labour, physical work, forced labor imposed by the government (e.g. under the ritsuryo system)
  • 水力 【スイリョク】 hydraulic power, water power
  • 威力 【イリョク】 power, might, authority, influence
  • 力 【リキ】 strength, power, proficiency, ability, the strength of ... people, the strength of ... men
  • 力学 【リキガク】 mechanics, dynamics
  • 地力 【ジリキ】 one's own potential, real ability, one's own strength
  • 合力 【ゴウリョク】 resultant force, assistance, help, donation, alms, almsgiving

Kun reading compounds

  • 力 【ちから】 force, strength, might, vigour (vigor), energy, capability, ability, proficiency, capacity, faculty, efficacy, effect, effort, endeavours (endeavors), exertions, power, authority, influence, good offices, agency, support, help, aid, assistance, stress, emphasis, means, resources
  • 力強い 【ちからづよい】 powerful, strong, forceful, vigorous, reassuring, encouraging
  • 強い力 【つよいちから】 strong interaction, strong force
  • 弱い力 【よわいちから】 weak force, weak interaction

Readings

Japanese names:
じから、 つとむ
Chinese:
li4
Korean:
ryeog

Spanish

  • potencia
  • poder
  • fuerza
  • energía
  • vigor
  • énfasis

Portuguese

  • força
  • forte
  • esforço
  • suportar
  • exercer

French

  • force
  • fort
  • puissance
  • tension
  • tenir le coup
  • s'efforcer
  • employer (force)
148 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
38 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
74 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
69 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
715 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
53 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
128 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
11 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.15 Japanese for Busy People
100 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
100 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
173 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
207 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4178 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2114 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2860 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
866 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2288 Morohashi
3371 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
521 New Nelson (John Haig)
858 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
922 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
38 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
9 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1645 2001 Kanji
2g0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-2-4 SKIP code
4002.7 Four corner code
46-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
529b Unicode hex code