Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Variants:
work, (kokuji)
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
417 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 労働 【ロウドウ】 manual labor, manual labour, toil, work, Labour Party
  • 稼働 【カドウ】 operation (of a machine), running, working (and earning money)

Kun reading compounds

  • 働く 【はたらく】 to work, to labor, to labour, to function, to operate, to be effective, to work (i.e. ... works), to come into play, to commit (e.g. a crime), to perpetrate, to do, to act, to practise, to practice, to be conjugated

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dong4
Korean:
dong

Spanish

  • trabajo
  • trabajar
  • funcionar
  • afectar

Portuguese

  • trabalho

French

  • travailler
  • (kokuji)
488 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
585 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
558 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
444 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
532 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
170 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
120 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
3.15 Japanese for Busy People
232 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
232 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
192 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
132 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
172 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
113 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
130 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1694 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1079 Morohashi
153 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
297 New Nelson (John Haig)
1678 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1809 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
137 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
612 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2145 2001 Kanji
2a11.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-11 SKIP code
2422.7 Four corner code
1-38-15 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
50cd 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】 person, -er, expert, geisha, prostitute
  • 学者 【ガクシャ】 scholar, academic, scientist, learned person, person of learning
  • 参加者 【サンカシャ】 participant, entrant, player, competitor

Kun reading compounds

  • 者 【もの】 person
  • 者ども 【ものども】 you, people
  • 臆病者 【おくびょうもの】 coward, wimp
  • 幸せ者 【しあわせもの】 fortunate person, lucky fellow, lucky dog

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-28-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8005 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
eat, food 食 (飠)
Parts:
eat, food
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
328 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 食 【ショク】 food, foodstuff, eating, appetite, meal, portion
  • 食 【ショク】 eclipse (solar, lunar, etc.), occultation
  • 給食 【キュウショク】 provision of lunch (e.g. at office, school, etc.), providing a meal, lunch service
  • 外食 【ガイショク】 eating out, dining out
  • 食 【ショク】 food, foodstuff, eating, appetite, meal, portion
  • 食堂 【ジキドウ】 dining hall (at a temple)
  • 断食 【ダンジキ】 fasting, fast
  • 飲食 【インショク】 food and drink, eating and drinking

Kun reading compounds

  • 食う 【くう】 to eat, to live, to make a living, to survive, to bite, to sting (as insects do), to tease, to torment, to taunt, to make light of, to make fun of, to encroach on, to eat into, to consume, to defeat a superior, to threaten a position, to consume time and-or resources, to receive something (usu. an unfavourable event), to have sexual relations with a woman, esp. for the first time
  • 食うや食わず 【くうやくわず】 (living) from hand to mouth, living on the fringe of subsistence
  • 食らう 【くらう】 to eat, to drink, to wolf, to knock back, to receive (e.g. a blow), to be on the receiving end (of something undesirable), to undergo (trouble)
  • 食べる 【たべる】 to eat, to live on (e.g. a salary), to live off, to subsist on
  • 食べるラー油 【たべるラーゆ】 chili oil mixed with chopped garlic, onions, etc.
  • 食む 【はむ】 to eat (fodder, grass, etc.), to receive (a salary), to receive a stipend from one's lord

Readings

Japanese names:
ぐい
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi2, si4
Korean:
sig, sa

Spanish

  • alimento
  • comida
  • eclipse
  • comer

Portuguese

  • comer
  • comida
  • alimento

French

  • manger
  • nourriture
253 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
163 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
146 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
269 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5154 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
283 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
99 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1159 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
322 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
322 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
131 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1900 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2578 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1316 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1787 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1484 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44014 Morohashi
2075 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6674 New Nelson (John Haig)
1472 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1582 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
207 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
180 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2865 2001 Kanji
8b0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
8073.2 Four corner code
1-31-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
98df Unicode hex code