Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Variants:
falsehood, lie, deceive, pretend, counterfeit, forgery
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1171 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 偽 【ギ】 falseness (logic), falsehood
  • 偽証 【ギショウ】 false evidence, perjury, false testimony
  • 真偽 【シンギ】 truth or error, authenticity, veracity
  • 詐偽 【サギ】 lie, untruth, prevarication

Kun reading compounds

  • 偽る 【いつわる】 to lie, to cheat, to pretend, to feign, to falsify, to trick, to deceive
  • 偽 【にせ】 imitation, fake, phony, counterfeit, forged, bogus, sham, pseudo-
  • 偽物 【にせもの】 spurious article, forgery, counterfeit, imitation, sham
  • 偽り 【いつわり】 lie, falsehood, fiction, fabrication
  • 偽り語る 【いつわりかたる】 to speak falsely

Readings

Chinese:
wei4
Korean:
wi

Spanish

  • falsedad
  • mentira
  • engañar
  • fingir
  • mentir
  • engaño

Portuguese

  • falsidade
  • mentira
  • enganar
  • fingir
  • falsificação

French

  • faux
  • mensonge
  • berner
  • prétendre
  • imitation
  • contrefaçon
1135 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1639 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
510 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1157 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1061 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1485 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1582 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1428 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
116 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
149 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
99 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
114 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1938 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
927P Morohashi
131 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
276 New Nelson (John Haig)
1919 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2068 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1408 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2150 2001 Kanji
2a9.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-9 SKIP code
2422.7 Four corner code
21-22 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
507d 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

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 者 【シャ】 someone of that nature, someone doing that work
  • 芸者 【ゲイシャ】 geisha, Japanese singing and dancing girl
  • 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