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

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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

9 strokes
Radical:
footsteps
Parts:
Variants:
departure, discharge, publish, emit, start from, disclose, counter for gunshots
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
32 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 発 【ハツ】 departure, departing (from ...), departing (at time ...), sending, sent (by ...), sent (at ...), engine, counter for gunshots, bursts of gas, etc., counter for bullets, bombs, etc., counter for blows (punches)
  • 発 【ハツ】 green dragon tile, winning hand with a pung (or kong) of green dragon tiles
  • 偶発 【グウハツ】 sudden outbreak, accidental, incidental
  • 電源開発 【デンゲンカイハツ】 development of electrical power resources
  • 発熱 【ハツネツ】 generation of heat, (attack of) fever, pyrexia
  • 発議 【ハツギ】 proposal, suggestion, motion, initiative

Kun reading compounds

  • 立つ 【たつ】 to stand, to rise, to stand up, to find oneself (e.g. in a difficult position), to depart (on a plane, train, etc.)
  • 暴く 【あばく】 to disclose, to divulge, to expose, to open (a grave), to dig out

Readings

Japanese names:
ば、 わ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fa1
Korean:
bal

Spanish

  • abrir
  • exponer
  • suceder

Portuguese

  • liberar
  • partida
  • publicar
  • emitir
  • a partir de
  • revelar

French

  • départ
  • décharge
  • dégagement
  • publier
  • émettre
  • partir de
  • divulguer
  • compteur de coups de feu
303 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
392 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
370 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
43 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3092 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
186 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
225 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
953 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
96 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
96 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
286 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1360 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3174 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1634 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2222 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1721 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22662P Morohashi
2565 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3860 New Nelson (John Haig)
1705 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1840 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
102 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
342 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3557 2001 Kanji
0a9.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-4 SKIP code
1241.5 Four corner code
1-40-15 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
767a Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
Variants:
time, hour
Kun:
とき-どき
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
16 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 時 【ジ】 hour, o'clock, (specified) time, when ..., during ...
  • 時価 【ジカ】 current value, price, market value
  • 零時 【レイジ】 twelve o'clock, midnight, noon
  • 平時 【ヘイジ】 peacetime, time of peace, ordinary times, normal times

Kun reading compounds

  • 時 【とき】 time, hour, moment, occasion, case, chance, opportunity, season, the times, the age, the day, tense
  • 時折 【ときおり】 sometimes, at intervals, occasionally, on occasion, from time to time
  • 切り替え時 【きりかえとき】 time to switch over, response time
  • 逢魔が時 【おうまがとき】 twilight, time for disasters (similar to 'the witching hour' but not midnight)

Readings

Japanese names:
と、 とぎ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi2
Korean:
si

Spanish

  • tiempo
  • hora
  • ocasión

Portuguese

  • tempo
  • hora

French

  • temps
  • heure
87 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
151 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
135 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
19 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2126 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
46 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
57 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1086 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
42 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
42 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
25 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
988 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1155 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
625 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
830 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
161 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13890 Morohashi
924 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2462 New Nelson (John Haig)
159 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
171 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
24 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
195 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3848 2001 Kanji
4c6.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-6 SKIP code
6404.1 Four corner code
1-27-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6642 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
use 用 (甩)
Parts:
utilize, business, service, use, employ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
107 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 用 【ヨウ】 business, task, errand, engagement, use, purpose, for the use of ..., used for ..., made for ..., call of nature, excretion
  • 用意 【ヨウイ】 preparation, arrangements, provision, getting ready, laying out (e.g. a meal)
  • 登用 【トウヨウ】 appointment, assignment, promotion
  • 効用 【コウヨウ】 use, utility, effect, benefit

Kun reading compounds

  • 用いる 【もちいる】 to use, to make use of, to utilize, to utilise

Readings

Japanese names:
たから
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yong4
Korean:
yong

Spanish

  • uso
  • empleo
  • trabajo
  • usar
  • hacer uso de

Portuguese

  • utilizar
  • negócios
  • serviço
  • usar
  • empregar

French

  • se servir de
  • affaires
  • service
  • utiliser
  • employer
146 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
235 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
215 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
102 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2993 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
110 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
219 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
193 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.19 Japanese for Busy People
107 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
107 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
308 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1329 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3694 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1889 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2569 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1189 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21703 Morohashi
2976 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3721 New Nelson (John Haig)
1181 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1265 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
177 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
116 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3653 2001 Kanji
2r3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-3 SKIP code
4-5-1 SKIP code
7722.0 Four corner code
1-45-49 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7528 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
hand
Kun:
て--てた-
On:
シュ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
60 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 手術 【シュジュツ】 surgery, operation, procedure, skill with one's hands, sleight of hand
  • 手記 【シュキ】 note, memorandum
  • 二塁手 【ニルイシュ】 second baseman
  • 名手 【メイシュ】 master, expert, expert board game player (chess, go, shogi, etc.)
  • 交際上手 【コウサイジョウズ】 good at socializing, sociability, being a good mixer
  • 処世上手 【ショセイジョウズ】 knowing how to get on in the world, knowing the secret of success in life

Kun reading compounds

  • 手 【て】 hand, arm, forepaw, foreleg, handle, hand, worker, help, trouble, care, effort, means, way, trick, move, technique, workmanship, hand, handwriting, kind, type, sort, one's hands, one's possession, ability to cope, hand (of cards), direction, move (in go, shogi, etc.)
  • 手足 【てあし】 hands and feet, limbs, person at one's beck and call, person at hand, reliable worker
  • 逆手 【ぎゃくて】 underhand grip, backhand grip (e.g. in tennis), unexpected twist, turning the tables (on an opponent)
  • 担い手 【にないて】 bearer, carrier, person bearing responsibility, person in charge, supporter

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shou3
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • mano

Portuguese

  • mão

French

  • main
28 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
35 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
32 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
42 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1827 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
37 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
54 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
118 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.19 Japanese for Busy People
57 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
57 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
170 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
847 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4267 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2155 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2907 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
644 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11768 Morohashi
3456 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2060 New Nelson (John Haig)
637 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
687 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
57 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
30 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2247 2001 Kanji
3c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-3 SKIP code
2-1-3 SKIP code
2050.0 Four corner code
1-28-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
624b Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
Variants:
continue, series, sequel
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
141 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 続 【ゾク】 continuation, sequel
  • 続出 【ゾクシュツ】 appearing one after another, cropping up one after another, occurring in succession
  • 断続 【ダンゾク】 intermittence, being intermittent, occurring intermittently
  • 持続 【ジゾク】 continuation, persisting, lasting, sustaining, enduring
  • 続 【ゾク】 continuation, sequel
  • 続日本紀 【ショクニホンギ】 Shoku Nihongi (second of the six classical Japanese history texts)

Kun reading compounds

  • 続く 【つづく】 to continue, to last, to go on, to continue (without a break), to be unbroken, to occur again and again, to lead to, to connect to, to adjoin, to come after, to follow, to succeed, to rank next to, to hold out, to keep, to last
  • 続ける 【つづける】 to continue, to keep up, to keep on

Readings

Japanese names:
つぐ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xu4
Korean:
sog

Spanish

  • continuación
  • serie
  • secuela
  • continuar
  • seguir

Portuguese

  • continuar
  • série
  • sequela
  • sequência

French

  • continuer
  • série
  • suite
456 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
563 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
536 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
214 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3544 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
548 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
821 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2334 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.17 Japanese for Busy People
243 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
243 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
211 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1539 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1722 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
921 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1244 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1357 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27533 Morohashi
1362 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4500 New Nelson (John Haig)
1345 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1445 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
400 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
609 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2757 2001 Kanji
6a7.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-7 SKIP code
2491.2 Four corner code
1-34-19 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d9a Unicode hex code