Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
climate, season, weather, wait for, expect
Kun:
そうろう
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
510 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 候 【コウ】 season, weather
  • 候補 【コウホ】 candidate, contender, prospect, pick, choice, list, candidacy, candidature, nomination
  • 時候 【ジコウ】 season, time of the year
  • 症候 【ショウコウ】 symptoms

Kun reading compounds

  • 候ふ 【そうろう】 to serve (by a superior's side), to be, to do
  • 候間 【そうろうあいだ】 as ...
  • 書き候 【かきそうろう】 (have the honor, honour) to write
  • 御入り候ふ 【おんいりそうろう】 to go, to come, to be

Readings

Chinese:
hou4
Korean:
hu

Spanish

  • clima
  • tiempo
  • explorar
  • esperar algo
  • forma cortés del verbo ser y estar

Portuguese

  • clima
  • estação
  • tempo

French

  • climat
  • temps
  • saison
607 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
504 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
478 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
817 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
481 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
862 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
325 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1029 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
944 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
974 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1174 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
105 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
133 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
89 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
101 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1655 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
775 Morohashi
119 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
250 New Nelson (John Haig)
1640 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1769 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
542 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2163 2001 Kanji
2a8.10 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-8 SKIP code
2723.4 Four corner code
24-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5019 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
clothes 衣 (衤)
Parts:
supplement, supply, make good, offset, compensate, assistant, learner
Kun:
おぎな.う
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
332 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 補 【ホ】 assistant ..., probationary ...
  • 補完 【ホカン】 complementation, supplementation, completion
  • 増補 【ゾウホ】 extending (e.g. a book), augmenting, enlarging, supplementing
  • 追補 【ツイホ】 supplement, appendix, addendum

Kun reading compounds

  • 補う 【おぎなう】 to supplement, to make up for, to compensate for, to cover (a shortage, loss, etc.), to fill (e.g. a vacancy)

Readings

Chinese:
bu3
Korean:
bo

Spanish

  • suplir
  • resarcir
  • compensar

Portuguese

  • suplemento
  • oferta
  • cumprir
  • indenizar
  • compensar
  • assistente
  • aprendiz

French

  • complément
  • supplément
  • améliorer
  • compenser
  • assistant
  • stagiaire
868 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
981 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
970 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
516 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4242 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
744 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
884 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1644 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
889 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
910 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1001 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1632 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1529 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
809 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1103 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1857 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34320 Morohashi
1194 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5464 New Nelson (John Haig)
1840 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1983 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
955 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
653 2001 Kanji
5e7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-7 SKIP code
3322.7 Four corner code
42-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
88dc 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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On reading compounds

  • 者 【シャ】 person, -er
  • 芸者 【ゲイシャ】 geisha, professional female entertainer, usu. at traditional banquets
  • 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

6 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
name, noted, distinguished, reputation
Kun:
-な
On:
メイミョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
177 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 名 【メイ】 counter for people (usu. seating, reservations and such), first name, famous, great, name, noun
  • 名画 【メイガ】 famous picture, masterpiece (painting), film classic
  • 同名 【ドウメイ】 same name, homonym
  • 芸名 【ゲイメイ】 stage name
  • 名目 【メイモク】 name, title, appellation, (something) nominal, (under the) pretext (of), pretense
  • 名字 【ミョウジ】 surname, family name
  • 仮名 【カメイ】 alias, pseudonym, pen name, nom de plume
  • 同名 【ドウメイ】 same name, homonym

Kun reading compounds

  • 名 【な】 name, given name, title, fame, renown, reputation, pretext, pretense, justification, appearance
  • 名残 【なごり】 remains, traces, vestiges, relics, (the sorrow of) parting, end
  • 仮名 【かめい】 alias, pseudonym, pen name, nom de plume
  • 片仮名 【かたかな】 katakana, angular Japanese syllabary used primarily for loanwords

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
ming2
Korean:
myeong

Spanish

  • nombre
  • célebre
  • distinguido
  • reputación

Portuguese

  • nome
  • fama
  • distinção
  • reputação

French

  • nom
  • célèbre
  • fameux
  • réputation
140 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
55 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
71 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
116 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1170 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
131 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
34 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
346 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
82 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
82 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
82 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
285 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2693 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1371 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1857 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
113 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3297 Morohashi
2169 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
716 New Nelson (John Haig)
112 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
117 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
140 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
53 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2577 2001 Kanji
3d3.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
4-6-1 SKIP code
3-3-3 SKIP code
2760.0 Four corner code
44-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
540d Unicode hex code

簿

19 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
register, record book
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1358 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 簿記 【ボキ】 journalization (accounts), journalisation, bookkeeping
  • 簿外 【ボガイ】 unaccounted, off the books
  • 出納簿 【スイトウボ】 cashbook
  • 乗客名簿 【ジョウキャクメイボ】 list of passengers, passenger manifest, passenger register

Readings

Chinese:
bu4
Korean:
bu, bag

Spanish

  • libro de registro
  • cuaderno de notas

Portuguese

  • registro
  • registrar em livros

French

  • registre
  • livre (comptes, annuaire)
1790 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1380 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3448 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1073 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1608 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1450 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1543 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1684 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1491 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3387 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1748 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2377 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
958 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
26623P Morohashi
2727 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4364 New Nelson (John Haig)
949 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1020 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1917 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2348 2001 Kanji
6f13.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-13 SKIP code
8814.6 Four corner code
42-77 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7c3f Unicode hex code