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

6 strokes
Radical:
enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
cause, factor, be associated with, depend on, be limited to
Kun:
よ.るちな.む
On:
イン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
636 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 因 【イン】 cause, factor, hetu (direct cause, esp. as opposed to indirect conditions), the basis of one's argument (in hetuvidya)
  • 因縁 【インネン】 fate, destiny, connection, tie, bond, origin, pretext, justification, hetu and prataya (direct causes and indirect conditions, which underlie the actions of all things)
  • 主因 【シュイン】 primary cause, main factor
  • 勝因 【ショウイン】 cause of victory

Kun reading compounds

  • 因る 【よる】 to be due to, to be caused by, to depend on, to turn on, to be based on, to come from, to be based at (a location, an organization), to be headquartered at
  • よるところが大きい 【よるところがおおきい】 depending largely on, playing a large role in, due largely to
  • 因む 【ちなむ】 to be associated (with), to be connected (with)

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yin1
Korean:
in

Spanish

  • causa
  • origen
  • depender de
  • contar con

Portuguese

  • causa
  • fator
  • seja associado com
  • contar com
  • ser limitado para

French

  • cause
  • facteur
  • associé à
  • dépendre de
  • limité à
548 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
643 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
614 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
646 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1026 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
462 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
420 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
311 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
554 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
563 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
406 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
337 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3792 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1936 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2629 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
590 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4693 Morohashi
3054 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
939 New Nelson (John Haig)
583 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
626 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
485 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
655 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1463 2001 Kanji
3s3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-3 SKIP code
6043.0 Four corner code
1-16-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
56e0 Unicode hex code