Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Variants:
umbrella
Kun:
かさ
On:
サン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1694 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 傘下 【サンカ】 affiliated with, under jurisdiction of, under the umbrella
  • 傘寿 【サンジュ】 80th birthday
  • 落下傘 【ラッカサン】 parachute
  • 開傘 【カイサン】 opening of a parachute

Kun reading compounds

  • 傘 【かさ】 umbrella, parasol, something shaped like an umbrella or a conical hat, shade (of a lamp), mushroom cap, pileus
  • 笠貝 【かさがい】 limpet (esp. species Cellana mazatlandica)
  • 核の傘 【かくのかさ】 nuclear umbrella
  • から傘 【からかさ】 paper umbrella, bamboo-and-oiled-paper umbrella

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
san3
Korean:
san

Spanish

  • paraguas
  • parasol
  • toldo

Portuguese

  • guarda-chuva

French

  • parapluie
1310 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1856 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
518 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1064 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1702 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
790 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
804 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1655 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
53 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2640 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1349 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1829 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1035 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
966 Morohashi
2131 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
283 New Nelson (John Haig)
1026 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1103 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1505 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2855 2001 Kanji
2a10.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-10 SKIP code
8040.8 Four corner code
1-27-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5098 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
bristle, beard
Parts:
shape, form, style
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
418 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 形 【ケイ】 form, tense, adjective, i-adjective (in Japanese)
  • 形式 【ケイシキ】 form (as opposed to substance), formality, method, system, style, format, mode, appearance, form (something takes), math expression
  • 造形 【ゾウケイ】 molding, moulding, shaping, modelling (i.e. plastic arts), modeling
  • 体型 【タイケイ】 figure, body shape, build, physique, form, somatotype, biotype, habitus, (type of) physique
  • 形相 【ギョウソウ】 look (esp. an angry or upset look), expression
  • 奇形 【キケイ】 deformity, malformation, strange shape, unusual shape
  • 大仰 【オオギョウ】 exaggerated, overblown, pretentious

Kun reading compounds

  • 形 【かた】 shape, appearance, collateral, obverse of an old "zeni" coin
  • 形 【かたち】 form, shape, figure, visage
  • 借金のカタ 【しゃっきんのカタ】 security for a loan, collateral
  • 館 【やかた】 mansion, palace, manor house, castle, nobleman, noblewoman, dignitary, cabin (on a boat, carriage, etc.)
  • 形 【かたち】 form, shape, figure, visage
  • 形作る 【かたちづくる】 to form, to shape, to make, to mold, to mould, to build up
  • 顔かたち 【かおかたち】 features, looks
  • 姿形 【すがたかたち】 appearance, figure, shape, form
  • 形 【なり】 style, way, shape, form, appearance, state
  • 形体 【なりかたち】 one's appearance
  • 生成り 【きなり】 unbleached cloth, unbleached colour (color), unbleached, undyed
  • 二形 【ふたなり】 hermaphrodite, androgyny, hermaphroditism

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xing2
Korean:
hyeong

Spanish

  • forma
  • figura
  • tipo

Portuguese

  • forma
  • formulário
  • estilo

French

  • forme
  • style
200 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
115 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
104 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
408 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1589 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
223 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
518 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
414 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.6 Japanese for Busy People
395 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
399 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
509 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
615 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1050 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
565 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
749 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1727 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9969 Morohashi
846 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1713 New Nelson (John Haig)
1711 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1847 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
306 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
141 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3260 2001 Kanji
3j4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-3 SKIP code
1242.2 Four corner code
1-23-33 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f62 Unicode hex code

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On reading compounds

  • 碍子 【ガイシ】 insulator
  • がいし引き工事 【ガイシビキコウジ】 knob-and-tube wiring, insulator wiring, electrical wiring strung on surface-mounted insulators
  • 低障碍 【テイショウガイ】 low hurdles
  • 無碍 【ムゲ】 free from obstacles
  • 融通無碍 【ユウズウムゲ】 free, unfettered and flexible, versatile, adaptable

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ai4
Korean:
ae

Spanish

Portuguese

French

3198 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1536 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
24283 Morohashi
1201 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4016 New Nelson (John Haig)
2592 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2638 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
5a8.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-8 SKIP code
1664.1 Four corner code
1-19-23 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
788d Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac
Kun:
-こ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
72 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 子 【シ】 child (esp. a boy), viscount, founder of a school of thought (esp. Confucius), master, masters and philosophers (categorization of Chinese classical literature), you, -er (i.e. man who spends all his time doing...)
  • 子宮 【シキュウ】 womb, uterus
  • 中性子 【チュウセイシ】 neutron
  • 精子 【セイシ】 sperm
  • 主 【ス】 honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name
  • 金子 【キンス】 money, funds
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce
  • 対子 【トイツ】 pair, eyes
  • 七対子 【チートイツ】 seven pairs, winning hand composed of seven pairs

Kun reading compounds

  • 子 【こ】 child, young (animal), young woman, young geisha, offshoot, interest, new shares, player who is not a dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.), bird egg, -er (often of young women)
  • 子 【こう】 child, interest
  • 根っこ 【ねっこ】 root (of a plant), stump (of a tree), root (of a problem, etc.), base, foundation, origin, source
  • 江戸っ子 【えどっこ】 true Tokyoite, Edoite, person born and raised in Edo
  • 子 【ね】 the Rat (first sign of the Chinese zodiac), hour of the Rat (around midnight, 11pm to 1am, or 12 midnight to 2am), north, eleventh month of the lunar calendar
  • 子忌み 【ねいみ】 collecting herbs and pulling out young pine trees by the roots (annual event held on the first day of the Rat of the New Year)
  • 庚子 【かのえね】 Metal Rat (37th year of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1960, 2020, 2080)
  • 甲子 【きのえね】 Wood Rat (1st year of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1924, 1984, 2044)

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 き、 ぎ、 く、 け、 ねっ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zi3, zi2, zi5
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • chiquillo
  • niño

Portuguese

  • criança

French

  • enfant
  • signe de la 1ère branche terrestre
  • signe du Rat (zodiaque)
  • 23 h à 01 h
  • Nord (0°)
31 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
40 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
25 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
56 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1264 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
61 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
43 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
38 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
103 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
103 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
69 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
455 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4196 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2125 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2872 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
96 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6930 Morohashi
3390 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1281 New Nelson (John Haig)
95 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
99 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
42 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
18 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3547 2001 Kanji
2c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
4-2-1 SKIP code
1740.7 Four corner code
1-27-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b50 Unicode hex code