Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Variants:
lower, short, humble
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
435 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 低下 【テイカ】 fall, decline, lowering, deterioration, degradation
  • 低温 【テイオン】 low temperature
  • 高低 【コウテイ】 high and low, rise and fall
  • 西高東低 【セイコウトウテイ】 high barometric pressure to the west, low pressure to the east

Kun reading compounds

  • 低い 【ひくい】 low (rank, degree, value, content, quality, etc.), low (position), close to the ground, short (height), deep (voice), in a low key, low (volume)
  • 低い優先順位 【ひくいゆうせんじゅんい】 low priority (e.g. cell)
  • 低める 【ひくめる】 to lower, to be lowered
  • 低まる 【ひくまる】 to lower, to be lowered

Readings

Chinese:
di1
Korean:
jeo

Spanish

  • bajo
  • barato
  • humilde
  • pequeño
  • bajar
  • ser bajado

Portuguese

  • abaixe
  • humilde
  • curto

French

  • bas
  • petit (taille)
  • humble
677 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
575 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
548 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
518 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
406 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
690 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
113 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
561 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
570 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
108 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
82 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
82 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
54 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
57 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1848 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
504 Morohashi
73 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
166 New Nelson (John Haig)
1831 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1973 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
487 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2156 2001 Kanji
2a5.15 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-5 SKIP code
2224.0 Four corner code
36-67 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f4e Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
door, house 戶 (户, 戸)
Parts:
place, extent
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
221 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 所 【ショ】 counter for places
  • 署員 【ショイン】 staff member, station employee, official
  • 高所 【コウショ】 high place, high altitude, heights, elevation, broad view
  • 随所 【ズイショ】 everywhere, at every turn

Kun reading compounds

  • 所 【ところ】 place, spot, scene, site, address, district, area, locality, one's house, point, aspect, side, facet, passage (in text), part, space, room, thing, matter, whereupon, as a result, about to, on the verge of, was just doing, was in the process of doing, have just done, just finished doing
  • 所が 【ところが】 even so, however, still, whereupon, even though, nevertheless, on the contrary, as a matter of fact, despite
  • 一所 【いっしょ】 one place, the same place, one person, together
  • 詩人らしい所 【しじんらしいところ】 something of a poet
  • 所か 【どころか】 far from, anything but, not at all, let alone, to say nothing of, not to speak of, much less
  • 所ではない 【どころではない】 (strongly emphatic) too preoccupied or busy to even think of ..., .. is out of the question, this is not an occasion for
  • 大所 【おおどころ】 wealthy family, important person, bigwig
  • 居所 【いどころ】 whereabouts, address, place of temporary residence
  • 所 【ところ】 place, spot, scene, site, address, district, area, locality, one's house, point, aspect, side, facet, passage (in text), part, space, room, thing, matter, whereupon, as a result, about to, on the verge of, was just doing, was in the process of doing, have just done, just finished doing
  • 所が 【ところが】 even so, however, still, whereupon, even though, nevertheless, on the contrary, as a matter of fact, despite
  • 早いとこ 【はやいとこ】 promptly, quickly
  • 僕んとこ 【ぼくんとこ】 at my place

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
suo3
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • lugar

Portuguese

  • Lugar

French

  • lieu
246 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
328 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
312 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
107 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1821 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
137 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
177 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
600 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
153 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
153 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
149 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
843 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1056 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
568 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
752 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1137 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11715X Morohashi
851 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2054 New Nelson (John Haig)
1127 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1208 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
129 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
305 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3054 2001 Kanji
4m4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
3222.1 Four corner code
7222.1 Four corner code
29-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6240 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
step
Parts:
gain, get, find, earn, acquire, can, may, able to, profit, advantage, benefit
Kun:
え.るう.る
On:
トク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
175 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 得 【トク】 profit, advantage, benefit, gain, rebirth in paradise, entering nirvana
  • 得意 【トクイ】 triumph, prosperity, pride, one's strong point, one's forte, one's specialty, frequent customer (client, etc.)
  • 拾得 【シュウトク】 finding (lost property), picking up
  • 体得 【タイトク】 mastery, learning through experience, realization, realisation, comprehension

Kun reading compounds

  • 得る 【える】 to get, to earn, to acquire, to procure, to gain, to secure, to attain, to obtain, to win, to understand, to comprehend, to receive something undesirable (e.g. a punishment), to get (ill), to be able to ..., can ...
  • 得る 【うる】 to be able to ..., can ..., to get, to acquire, to obtain, to procure, to earn, to win, to gain, to secure, to attain
  • 得撫草 【うるっぷそう】 weaselsnout (Lagotis glauca)

Readings

Japanese names:
あつ、 てろ
Chinese:
de2, de5, dei3
Korean:
deug

Spanish

  • ventaja
  • beneficio
  • provecho
  • conseguir
  • obtener

Portuguese

  • ganho
  • obtem
  • achado
  • ganhar
  • adquirir
  • poder
  • capacidade
  • lucro
  • vantagem
  • benefício

French

  • obtenir
  • gain
  • gagner
  • trouver
  • acquérir
  • pouvoir
  • profit
  • avantage
  • bénéfice
850 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
587 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
761 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
358 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1622 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
340 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
523 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1299 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
374 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
375 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
643 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
631 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
577 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
351 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
435 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
885 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10137 Morohashi
477 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1755 New Nelson (John Haig)
876 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
941 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
167 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
574 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2048 2001 Kanji
3i8.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
2624.1 Four corner code
38-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f97 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
old 老 (耂)
Parts:
someone, person
Kun:
もの
On:
シャ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
38 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 者 【シャ】 someone of that nature, someone doing that work
  • 関係者 【カンケイシャ】 person concerned, people involved (in an event), those concerned, staff
  • 加害者 【カガイシャ】 assailant, perpetrator, wrong-doer, aggressor

Kun reading compounds

  • 者 【もの】 person
  • 者ども 【ものども】 you, people
  • 弱き者 【よわきもの】 weak person, the weak
  • 若い者 【わかいもの】 young man, young woman, young people, youth, youngsters, young employee, young manservant, young follower

Readings

Chinese:
zhe3
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • persona

Portuguese

  • alguém
  • pessoa

French

  • personne
  • quelqu'un
235 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
314 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
298 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
22 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3685 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
56 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
240 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
769 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.6 Japanese for Busy People
164 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
164 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
148 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1578 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3980 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2047 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2765 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1264 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28852 Morohashi
3211 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4698 New Nelson (John Haig)
1256 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1345 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
19 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
302 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1478 2001 Kanji
4c4.13 The Kanji Dictionary
3-4-4 SKIP code
4-8-2 SKIP code
2-4-4 SKIP code
4460.0 Four corner code
28-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8005 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
hiding enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
doctor, medicine
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
437 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 医 【イ】 medicine, the healing art, healing, curing, doctor
  • 医院 【イイン】 doctor's office (surgery), clinic, dispensary
  • 軍医 【グンイ】 military physician or surgeon
  • 校医 【コウイ】 school doctor

Kun reading compounds

  • 医する 【いする】 to cure, to heal
  • 薬師 【くすし】 doctor

Readings

Chinese:
yi1
Korean:
ye, eui

Spanish

  • doctor
  • médico
  • medicina
  • curar

Portuguese

  • doutor
  • remédio

French

  • médecin
  • docteur
345 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
244 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
225 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
555 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
763 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
440 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
132 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
743 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.20 Japanese for Busy People
220 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
220 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
325 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
237 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3715 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1902 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2583 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1710 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2680 Morohashi
2993 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
590 New Nelson (John Haig)
1694 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1829 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
277 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3475 2001 Kanji
2t5.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-5 SKIP code
7171.3 Four corner code
16-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
533b Unicode hex code

17 strokes
Radical:
sickness
Parts:
heal, cure
On:
リョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
600 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 療養中 【リョウヨウチュウ】 under medical care
  • 療養 【リョウヨウ】 recuperation, medical treatment
  • 早期治療 【ソウキチリョウ】 early treatment
  • 加療 【カリョウ】 medical treatment

Readings

Chinese:
liao2
Korean:
ryo

Spanish

  • curar
  • cicatrizar
  • sanar

Portuguese

  • cura
  • curar

French

  • soins
  • traitement
1911 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
837 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3078 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1705 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
751 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1322 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1404 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1362 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1357 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4078 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2067 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2803 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1725 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22500 Morohashi
3288 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3842 New Nelson (John Haig)
1709 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1845 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1876 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
541 2001 Kanji
5i12.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-5-12 SKIP code
0019.6 Four corner code
46-37 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7642 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
aid, help, assist
Kun:
たす.ける
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1879 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 扶養 【フヨウ】 support (e.g. of one's dependents), maintenance
  • 扶助 【フジョ】 aid, help, assistance, support
  • 家扶 【カフ】 steward
  • 煙突掃除夫 【エントツソウジフ】 chimney sweeper (cleaner)

Kun reading compounds

  • 助ける 【たすける】 to save, to rescue, to help, to assist, to aid, to contribute (financially), to facilitate, to stimulate

Readings

Chinese:
fu2
Korean:
bu

Spanish

  • ayuda
  • socorro
  • asistencia

Portuguese

  • ajudar
  • ajuda
  • auxiliar

French

  • aider
  • assister
  • prêter main forte
1748 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1748 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1850 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1796 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1336 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
383 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1721 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1839 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1466 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
866 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
291 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
184 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
220 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
847 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11840 Morohashi
247 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2089 New Nelson (John Haig)
839 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
902 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1130 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1363 2001 Kanji
3c4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
5503.0 Four corner code
41-62 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6276 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
help, rescue, assist
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
397 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 助 【ジョ】 help, rescue, assistant
  • 助演 【ジョエン】 co-star
  • 互助 【ゴジョ】 mutual aid, cooperation, benefit
  • 介助 【カイジョ】 help, assistance, aid

Kun reading compounds

  • 助ける 【たすける】 to save, to rescue, to help, to assist, to aid, to contribute (financially), to facilitate, to stimulate
  • 助かる 【たすかる】 to be saved, to be rescued, to survive, to escape harm, to be spared damage, to be helped, to be saved trouble
  • 助 【すけ】 assistance, help, helper, babe, chick, broad
  • 助手 【じょしゅ】 assistant, helper, assistant (to a professor)
  • 福助 【ふくすけ】 large-headed dwarf statue, bringer of good luck
  • 陀羅尼助 【だらにすけ】 traditional "Chinese" medicine for the stomach (usually prepared as small dark spherical pills)

Readings

Chinese:
zhu4
Korean:
jo

Spanish

  • ayudar
  • rescatar
  • salvar
  • ser salvado
  • ser ayudado

Portuguese

  • ajuda
  • resgate
  • auxiliar

French

  • aider
  • secourir
  • assister
248 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
330 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
314 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
407 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
719 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
346 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
367 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
431 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
623 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
633 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
826 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
211 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1440 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
764 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1037 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1800 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2313 Morohashi
1121 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
530 New Nelson (John Haig)
1782 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1921 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
248 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
284 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3945 2001 Kanji
2g5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-2 SKIP code
7412.7 Four corner code
29-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
52a9 Unicode hex code