Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
what
Kun:
なになんなに-なん-
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
340 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 誰何 【スイカ】 challenging (an unknown person), asking a person's identity
  • 非可換幾何 【ヒカカンキカ】 noncommutative geometry, NCG

Kun reading compounds

  • 何 【なに】 what, you-know-what, that thing, whatsit, whachamacallit, what's-his-name, what's-her-name, penis, (one's) thing, dick, (not) at all, (not) in the slightest, what?, huh?, hey!, come on!, oh, no (it's fine), why (it's nothing), oh (certainly not)
  • 何方 【どちら】 which way, which direction, where, which one (esp. of two alternatives), who
  • 何々 【なになに】 what, so-and-so, such and such, something (or other), what?, wait, hang on, well, well, let's see, no, oh (not at all), please, there, there
  • 何 【なん】 what, how many, many, a lot of, several, a few, some
  • 何か 【なにか】 something, some, any, somehow, for some reason, (so) what (are you trying to say)?, what (do you mean)?

Readings

Japanese names:
あが
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
he2, he4
Korean:
ha

Spanish

  • qué

Portuguese

  • que

French

  • quoi
51 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
86 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
80 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
471 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
409 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
254 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
15 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
513 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
390 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
392 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
80 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
73 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
73 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
45 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
48 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1021 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
511 Morohashi
65 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
169 New Nelson (John Haig)
1012 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1087 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
43 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
137 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2149 2001 Kanji
2a5.21 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-5 SKIP code
3-4-3 SKIP code
2122.0 Four corner code
1-18-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f55 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
moon, month
Parts:
month, moon
Kun:
つき
On:
ゲツガツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
23 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 月 【ゲツ】 Monday
  • 月曜日 【ゲツヨウビ】 Monday
  • ヶ月 【カゲツ】 counter for months
  • 何ヶ月 【ナンカゲツ】 how many months
  • 月中 【ゲツチュウ】 (for the) whole month
  • 月輪 【ゲツリン】 (full) moon, moon when it's round
  • 旧正月 【キュウショウガツ】 lunar New Year (esp. the Chinese New Year)
  • お正月 【オショウガツ】 New Year (esp. first three days), first month of the year, January

Kun reading compounds

  • 月 【つき】 Moon, month, moonlight, (a) moon, natural satellite
  • 月末 【げつまつ】 end of the month
  • 卯月 【うづき】 fourth month of the lunar calendar
  • 祥月 【しょうつき】 month of a person's death

Readings

Japanese names:
おと、 がっ、 す、 ずき、 もり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yue4
Korean:
weol

Spanish

  • mes
  • luna

Portuguese

  • mês
  • lua

French

  • lune
  • mois
12 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
14 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
16 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
26 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2169 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
13 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
59 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
80 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
17 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
17 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
17 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1002 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3674 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1876 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2556 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
13 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14330 Morohashi
2956 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2530 New Nelson (John Haig)
13 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
13 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
66 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
28 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3946 2001 Kanji
4b0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-2 SKIP code
4-4-1 SKIP code
7722.0 Four corner code
1-23-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6708 Unicode hex code