Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
me, I (male), servant, manservant
Kun:
しもべ
On:
ボク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1236 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 僕 【ボク】 I, me, you, manservant
  • 僕たち 【ボクタチ】 we
  • 校僕 【コウボク】 student studying and working at the school
  • 童僕 【ドウボク】 young male servant, page

Kun reading compounds

  • 僕 【しもべ】 servant, manservant, menial

Readings

Chinese:
pu2, pu1
Korean:
bog

Spanish

  • yo (varón)

Portuguese

  • me
  • a mim
  • Eu (masculino)

French

  • je (masculin)
  • moi
  • serviteur
1820 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1522 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
544 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1838 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1068 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1888 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2060 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1241 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
134 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
185 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
121 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
142 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1811 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1094 Morohashi
164 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
313 New Nelson (John Haig)
1794 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1933 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
296 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1693 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2163 2001 Kanji
2a12.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-12 SKIP code
2223.4 Four corner code
43-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
50d5 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
go-between, relationship
Kun:
なか
On:
チュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
919 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 中核 【チュウカク】 kernel, core, nucleus, center, centre
  • 仲介 【チュウカイ】 agency, intermediation
  • 保革伯仲 【ホカクハクチュウ】 conservatives and reformists being neck and neck, balanced conservative and progressive strengths
  • 勢力伯仲 【セイリョクハクチュウ】 (the two sides) being evenly-matched in influence or power

Kun reading compounds

  • 仲 【なか】 relation, relationship
  • 仲間 【なかま】 company, fellow, colleague, associate, comrade, mate, group, circle of friends, partner, member of the same category
  • 不仲 【ふなか】 discord, (on) bad terms (with)
  • 犬猿の仲 【けんえんのなか】 like cats and dogs, (on) very bad terms, relationship of dogs and monkeys

Readings

Japanese names:
ちゅん、 つづき、 なかつ
Chinese:
zhong4
Korean:
jung

Spanish

  • mediación
  • relación

Portuguese

  • Relacionamento
  • entre (algo)

French

  • relation
  • médiation
  • intermédiaire
571 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
934 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
892 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
378 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1332 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
305 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
227 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1347 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1430 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1169 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
67 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
47 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
27 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
28 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
965 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
403 Morohashi
43 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
140 New Nelson (John Haig)
956 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1029 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
468 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2155 2001 Kanji
2a4.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-4 SKIP code
2520.6 Four corner code
35-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4ef2 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
gate
Parts:
Variants:
interval, space
Kun:
あいだあい
On:
カンケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
33 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 間 【カン】 interval, period of time, among, between, inter-
  • 間隔 【カンカク】 space, interval, space character, whitespace
  • 短期間 【タンキカン】 short term, short time
  • 右中間 【ウチュウカン】 between right and center fielders (centre)
  • 間 【ケン】 1.818 m (6 shaku), counter used to number the gaps between pillars
  • 間数 【ケンスウ】 one ken in length or breadth (1.818m)
  • 世間 【セケン】 world, society, people, the public
  • 俗世間 【ゾクセケン】 this world, earthly world, secular society, ordinary world, everyday life, workaday world

Kun reading compounds

  • 間 【あいだ】 space (between), gap, interval, distance, time (between), pause, break, span (temporal or spatial), stretch, period (while), relationship (between, among), members (within, among), due to, because of
  • 間中 【あいだじゅう】 during
  • 候間 【そうろうあいだ】 as ...
  • ついこの間 【ついこのあいだ】 just the other day, quite recently
  • 間 【ま】 time, pause, space, room
  • 間際 【まぎわ】 the point just before, the point of doing, the verge of happening
  • 床の間 【とこのま】 tokonoma (alcove where art or flowers are displayed)
  • 合間 【あいま】 interval, break, pause, spare moment
  • 間 【あいだ】 space (between), gap, interval, distance, time (between), pause, break, span (temporal or spatial), stretch, period (while), relationship (between, among), members (within, among), due to, because of
  • 間中 【あいだじゅう】 during
  • 波間 【なみま】 interval between the waves, gap between waves
  • 幕間 【まくあい】 intermission (between acts), interlude

Readings

Japanese names:
ちか、 は、 はざ、 はし
Chinese:
jian1, jian4
Korean:
gan

Spanish

  • intervalo
  • espacio
  • habitación

Portuguese

  • intervalo
  • espaço

French

  • intervalle
  • espace
58 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
100 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
92 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
27 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4949 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
174 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
96 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1822 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
43 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
43 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
161 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1841 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4122 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2094 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2836 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1634 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41249 Morohashi
3323 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6391 New Nelson (John Haig)
1620 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1747 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
31 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
215 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3878 2001 Kanji
8e4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-8-4 SKIP code
7760.7 Four corner code
20-54 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9593 Unicode hex code