Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Variants:
excellent, beautiful, good, pleasing, skilled
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1643 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 佳 【カ】 beautiful, good, excellent
  • 佳作 【カサク】 good piece of work, honourable mention (honorable)
  • 絶佳 【ゼッカ】 superb (view, landscape)
  • 風光絶佳 【フウコウゼッカ】 scenic beauty

Readings

Japanese names:
けい、 よし
Chinese:
jia1
Korean:
ga, gae

Spanish

  • excelente
  • bello
  • bonito

Portuguese

  • bom
  • belo
  • excelente
  • agradável
  • hábil

French

  • excellent
  • beau
  • bon
  • plaisant
  • habile
1044 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1606 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
429 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1450 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1044 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
560 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1462 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1557 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1931 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
87 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
96 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
63 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
68 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
979 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
557 Morohashi
86 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
194 New Nelson (John Haig)
970 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1044 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1149 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2172 2001 Kanji
2a6.10 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-6 SKIP code
2421.4 Four corner code
18-34 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f73 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
flavor, taste
Kun:
あじあじ.わう
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
442 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 味 【ミ】 (sense of) taste, counter for food, drink, medicine, etc.
  • 味覚 【ミカク】 taste, palate, sense of taste
  • 厚み 【アツミ】 thickness, profound
  • 加味 【カミ】 seasoning, flavoring, flavouring, addition, inclusion, taking into account

Kun reading compounds

  • 味 【あじ】 flavor, flavour, taste, charm, style, experience, smart, clever, witty, strange
  • 味付け 【あじつけ】 seasoning, flavour, flavor
  • 切れ味 【きれあじ】 sharpness, cutting ability, quickness (of wit), incisiveness, technical proficiency, skill, peppiness (of a ball)
  • 下味 【したあじ】 seasoning of food
  • 味わう 【あじわう】 to taste, to savor, to savour, to relish, to appreciate, to enjoy, to relish, to digest, to experience, to go through, to taste (e.g. victory), to know (e.g. pain)

Readings

Chinese:
wei4
Korean:
mi

Spanish

  • sabor
  • gusto
  • experiencia

Portuguese

  • sabor
  • gosto

French

  • goût
  • saveur
516 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
415 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
393 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
295 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
913 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
339 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
137 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
572 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.19 Japanese for Busy People
307 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
307 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
311 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
302 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
325 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
206 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
247 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
224 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3456 Morohashi
274 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
766 New Nelson (John Haig)
219 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
233 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
169 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
315 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3764 2001 Kanji
3d5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
6509.0 Four corner code
44-3 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5473 Unicode hex code