Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
accidentally, even number, couple, man & wife, same kind
Kun:
たま
On:
グウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
1602 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 偶 【グウ】 even number, even, spouse, mate
  • 偶然 【グウゼン】 coincidence, chance, accident, fortuity, by chance, unexpectedly, accidentally, contingency
  • 土偶 【ドグウ】 earthen figure, clay figure, dogū, clay figurines from the late Jōmon period
  • 配偶 【ハイグウ】 combination, spouse, husband or wife, partner, married couple, husband and wife

Kun reading compounds

  • 偶 【たま】 occasional, infrequent, rare
  • 偶々 【たまたま】 occasionally, once in a while, seldom, casually, unexpectedly, accidentally, by chance

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ou3
Korean:
u

Spanish

  • número par
  • accidental
  • casual
  • pareja

Portuguese

  • acidentalmente
  • número par
  • par
  • casal
  • mesma espécie

French

  • par hasard
  • nombre pair
  • couple
  • homme et femme
  • même espèce
1185 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1708 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
508 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1112 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
331 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1639 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1752 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1240 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
117 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
150 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
100 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
115 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1974 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
899X Morohashi
132 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
274 New Nelson (John Haig)
1955 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2105 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1409 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2153 2001 Kanji
2a9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-9 SKIP code
1-2-8 SKIP code
2622.7 Four corner code
1-22-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5076 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
statue, picture, image, figure, portrait
On:
ゾウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
856 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 像 【ゾウ】 image, figure, statue, picture, portrait, figure, form, shape, appearance, image
  • 像主 【ゾウシュ】 subject (of a portrait or bust), a person posing for a portrait or bust, (historically) patron, someone who commissions a Buddhist temple or work of art
  • 実像 【ジツゾウ】 real image, real form, real-life image, true picture, actual conditions, actual circumstances
  • 将来像 【ショウライゾウ】 vision of the future

Readings

Japanese names:
かた
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xiang4
Korean:
sang

Spanish

  • estatua
  • imagen
  • figura

Portuguese

  • estátua
  • gravura
  • imagem
  • figura
  • retrato

French

  • statue
  • image
  • figure
  • portrait
  • représentation
664 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
762 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
740 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
906 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
540 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
524 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
334 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2061 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
740 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
753 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
940 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
133 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
187 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
123 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
144 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1996 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1084 Morohashi
166 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
308 New Nelson (John Haig)
1977 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2131 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
796 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2151 2001 Kanji
2a12.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-12 SKIP code
2723.2 Four corner code
1-33-92 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
50cf Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
stone
Parts:
rend, rip, tear, break, destroy, defeat, frustrate
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
590 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 破 【ハ】 (in gagaku or noh) middle section of a song
  • 破壊 【ハカイ】 destruction, disruption, (application) crash
  • 大破 【タイハ】 serious damage, drubbing
  • 踏破 【トウハ】 travelling on foot, traveling on foot, travelling all over

Kun reading compounds

  • 破る 【やぶる】 to tear, to rip, to break, to destroy, to break through (cordon, opponent's defense, etc.), to breach, to defeat, to beat, to break (e.g. silence), to disturb (e.g. peace), to shatter (e.g. dream), to disrupt, to spoil, to violate (e.g. rule), to break (e.g. promise), to infringe, to break (a record)
  • 破れる 【やぶれる】 to get torn, to tear, to rip, to break, to wear out, to be broken off (of negotiations, etc.), to break down, to collapse, to fall into ruin
  • 割れる 【われる】 to break, to be smashed, to split, to crack, to fissure, to be torn, to be divided (opinion, vote, etc.), to split (e.g. of a party), to come to light, to become clear, to be identified, to be revealed, to be distorted (of a sound), to be divisible (without a remainder), to go below a minimum

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
po4
Korean:
pa

Spanish

  • dañar
  • romper
  • rasgar
  • derrotar
  • completar
  • especial
  • desgarrar
  • desgarrarse
  • desgastarse

Portuguese

  • arrancar
  • rasgar
  • lágrima
  • quebrar
  • destruir
  • derrotar
  • frustrar

French

  • déchirer
  • casser
  • détruire
  • défaire
  • frustrer
692 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
788 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
767 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
634 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3186 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
645 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
765 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1113 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
665 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
676 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1037 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1401 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1478 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
784 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1064 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
814 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24124 Morohashi
1150 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3999 New Nelson (John Haig)
806 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
869 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
427 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
719 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3367 2001 Kanji
5a5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-5 SKIP code
1464.7 Four corner code
1-39-43 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7834 Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
Variants:
demolition, break, destroy
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
727 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 壊滅 【カイメツ】 destruction, annihilation, devastation, catastrophe
  • 壊血病 【カイケツビョウ】 scurvy
  • 損壊 【ソンカイ】 damage, destruction
  • 全壊 【ゼンカイ】 complete destruction
  • 壊死 【エシ】 necrosis
  • 壊劫 【エコウ】 the kalpa of destruction (the third aeon of the universe)
  • 不壊 【フエ】 indestructibility
  • 金剛不壊 【コンゴウフエ】 firm and solid, sturdy and indestructible, unshakable, adamantine

Kun reading compounds

  • 壊す 【こわす】 to break, to destroy, to demolish, to wreck, to ruin, to spoil, to damage, to break (a bill, etc.)
  • 壊れる 【こわれる】 to be broken, to break, to fall through, to come to nothing

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
huai4, pi1
Korean:
koe

Spanish

  • colapso
  • derrumbe
  • destrucción
  • romper
  • romperse
  • averiarse

Portuguese

  • demolição
  • quebrar
  • destruir

French

  • démolition
  • casser
  • détruire
1066 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1266 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1147 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1578 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1171 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2602 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1407 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1496 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1038 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
390 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
934 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
524 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
684 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
407 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5541P Morohashi
756 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1102 New Nelson (John Haig)
400 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
427 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1822 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1465 2001 Kanji
3b13.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-13 SKIP code
4413.2 Four corner code
1-18-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
58ca Unicode hex code