Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
legs
Parts:
before, ahead, previous, future, precedence
Kun:
さきま.ず
On:
セン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
173 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 先 【セン】 former, previous, old, first move (in go, shogi, etc.), opening move
  • 先駆 【センク】 forerunner, precursor, pioneer, leader, outrider, outriding
  • 機先 【キセン】 forestall
  • 互先 【タガイセン】 even game (esp. in go)

Kun reading compounds

  • 先 【さき】 point, tip, end, nozzle, head (of a line), front, first, before, ahead (of), (the way) ahead, beyond, future, previous, prior, former, recent, last, destination, rest (e.g. of a story), continuation, remaining part, the other party
  • 先行き 【さきゆき】 the future, future prospects
  • 小手先 【こてさき】 tip of the hand, (use of) one's hands, cheap trick, superficial wit, superficial cleverness, cheap, makeshift (e.g. measures), shortsighted, perfunctory, halfhearted
  • 矛先 【ほこさき】 point of spear, spearhead, brunt, aim of attack, force of argument
  • 先ず 【まず】 first (of all), firstly, to begin with, before anything else, probably, most likely, almost certainly, virtually, more or less (satisfactory), on the whole, reasonably, anyway, at any rate, for now (at least), for the time being
  • まず第一に 【まずだいいちに】 first of all, in the first place, to begin with, for starters

Readings

Japanese names:
ぽん
Chinese:
xian1
Korean:
seon

Spanish

  • antes
  • adelante
  • previo
  • precedencia
  • extremo
  • punta
  • final
  • anterior

Portuguese

  • antes
  • prévio
  • na frente
  • futuro
  • precedência

French

  • avant
  • devant
  • précédent
  • futur
  • antériorité
33 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
43 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
49 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
201 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
571 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
65 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
16 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
280 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
50 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
50 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
48 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
145 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3046 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1552 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2123 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
254 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1349 Morohashi
2394 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
350 New Nelson (John Haig)
248 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
263 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
115 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
54 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2457 2001 Kanji
3b3.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-2 SKIP code
2421.1 Four corner code
1-32-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5148 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
go, do
Parts:
going, journey, carry out, conduct, act, line, row, bank
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
20 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 行 【コウ】 going, travelling, traveling, journey, trip, act, action, bank, counter for banks, counter for groups or parties of people, type of classical Chinese verse (usu. an epic from the Tang period onwards), shopping district (of similar merchants; in the Sui and Tang periods), merchants' guild (in the Tang period)
  • 行為 【コウイ】 act, deed, conduct
  • 並行 【ヘイコウ】 going side-by-side, going abreast, running concurrently, occurring at the same time, keeping pace with
  • 性行 【セイコウ】 character and conduct
  • 行 【ギョウ】 line (of text), row, verse, carya (austerities), samskara (formations), semi-cursive style (of writing Chinese characters), running style
  • 行革 【ギョウカク】 administrative reform
  • 奉行 【ブギョウ】 magistrate, shogunate administrator
  • 修行 【シュギョウ】 training, practice, discipline, study, ascetic practices
  • 行脚 【アンギャ】 pilgrimage, walking tour, travelling (on foot)
  • 行火 【アンカ】 bed warmer, foot warmer

Kun reading compounds

  • 行く 【いく】 to go, to move (in a direction or towards a specific location), to head (towards), to be transported (towards), to reach, to proceed, to take place, to pass through, to come and go, to walk, to die, to pass away, to do (in a specific way), to stream, to flow, to continue, to have an orgasm, to come, to cum, to trip, to get high, to have a drug-induced hallucination
  • 行く先 【ゆくさき】 destination, whereabouts, future, prospects
  • 行く 【いく】 to go, to move (in a direction or towards a specific location), to head (towards), to be transported (towards), to reach, to proceed, to take place, to pass through, to come and go, to walk, to die, to pass away, to do (in a specific way), to stream, to flow, to continue, to have an orgasm, to come, to cum, to trip, to get high, to have a drug-induced hallucination
  • 行方 【ゆくえ】 (one's) whereabouts, destination, where one is headed, outcome, course (of events), development, direction, tide, future, journey ahead
  • 行う 【おこなう】 to perform, to do, to conduct oneself, to carry out
  • 行う 【おこなう】 to perform, to do, to conduct oneself, to carry out

Readings

Japanese names:
いく、 なみ、 なめ、 みち、 ゆき、 ゆく
Chinese:
xing2, hang2, hang4, xing4
Korean:
haeng, hang

Spanish

  • ir
  • fila
  • línea (texto)
  • ocurrencia
  • conducta
  • realizar
  • llevar a cabo
  • ocurrir

Portuguese

  • ir
  • viagem
  • viajar

French

  • aller
  • voyage
73 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
131 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
118 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
31 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4213 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
24 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
82 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
245 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.4 Japanese for Busy People
68 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
68 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
58 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1613 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
246 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
157 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
187 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
882 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34029 Morohashi
212 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5419 New Nelson (John Haig)
873 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
938 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
18 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
123 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2053 2001 Kanji
3i3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-3 SKIP code
2122.1 Four corner code
1-25-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
884c Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
one
Parts:
Variants:

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 上 【ジョウ】 from the standpoint of, as a matter of (e.g. fact), in the field of, being of the type of, aboard (a ship or vehicle), on top of, on, above, first volume (e.g. book), superior quality, best, top, high class, going up, governmental, imperial, presenting, showing, ana-
  • 上位 【ジョウイ】 superior (in rank), top, ranking, higher order (e.g. byte), host computer (of connected device)
  • 口上 【コウジョウ】 vocal message, speech, statement, prologue at the start of a kabuki performance
  • 水上 【スイジョウ】 aquatic, on the water
  • 上人 【ショウニン】 holy priest, saint
  • 上下 【ショウカ】 top and bottom, up and down, high and low, above and below, upper and lower ends, upper and lower classes, ruler and ruled, the government and the people
  • 主上 【シュジョウ】 emperor
  • 雲上 【ウンジョウ】 above the clouds, the heavens
  • 上海 【シャンハイ】 Shanghai (China)
  • 上湯 【シャンタン】 top-grade Chinese soup stock

Kun reading compounds

  • 上 【うえ】 above, up, over, elder (e.g. daughter), top, summit, head (e.g. of a staircase), surface, before, previous, superiority, one's superior, one's elder, on top of that, besides, what's more, not only ... but, upon (further inspection, etc.), based on (and occurring after), matters concerning ..., as concerns ..., since (i.e. "for that reason"), honorable, venerable, place of one's superior (e.g. the throne), emperor, sovereign, shogun, daimyo, noblewoman (esp. the wife of a nobleman)
  • 上向き 【うわむき】 pointing up, pointing upward, upturn, uptrend, upward tendency
  • 床上 【ゆかうえ】 on a floor, above floor level
  • 一枚上 【いちまいうえ】 one step higher, one better, cut above, one up
  • 上 【かみ】 upper reaches (of a river), upper stream, top, upper part, upper half (of the body), long ago, beginning, first, person of high rank (e.g. the emperor), government, imperial court, imperial capital (i.e. Kyoto), capital region (i.e. Kansai), region (or direction of) the imperial palace, head (of a table), wife, mistress (of a restaurant)
  • 上方 【かみがた】 Kyoto and vicinity (esp. during Edo period), Kyoto-Osaka region, Kansai region
  • 風上 【かざかみ】 windward, upwind
  • 御上 【おかみ】 the Emperor, His Majesty, the government, the authorities, proprietress, hostess, landlady, mistress, your wife, his wife, (one's) master, lord
  • 上げる 【あげる】 to raise, to elevate, to do up (one's hair), to fly (a kite, etc.), to launch (fireworks, etc.), to surface (a submarine, etc.), to land (a boat), to deep-fry, to show someone (into a room), to give, to send someone (away), to enrol (one's child in school), to enroll, to increase (price, quality, status, etc.), to develop (talent, skill), to improve, to make (a loud sound), to raise (one's voice), to earn (something desirable), to praise, to give (an example, etc.), to cite, to summon up (all of one's energy, etc.), to arrest, to nominate, to summon (for geishas, etc.), to offer up (incense, a prayer, etc.) to the gods (or Buddha, etc.), to bear (a child), to conduct (a ceremony, esp. a wedding), (of the tide) to come in, to vomit, to do for (the sake of someone else), to complete ..., to humbly do ...
  • 上がる 【あがる】 to rise, to go up, to come up, to ascend, to be raised, to enter (esp. from outdoors), to come in, to go in, to enter (a school), to advance to the next grade, to get out (of water), to come ashore, to increase, to improve, to make progress, to be promoted, to advance, to be made (of profit, etc.), to occur (esp. of a favourable result), to be adequate (to cover expenses, etc.), to be finished, to be done, to be over, (of rain) to stop, to lift, to stop (working properly), to cut out, to give out, to die, to win (in a card game, etc.), to be arrested, to turn up (of evidence, etc.), to be deep fried, to be spoken loudly, to get nervous, to get stage fright, to be offered (to the gods, etc.), to go, to visit, to eat, to drink, to be listed (as a candidate), to serve (in one's master's home), to go north, to be complete, to finish
  • 上がり 【あがり】 rise, increase, ascent, income, takings, earnings, proceeds, (crop) yield, return, profit, completion, end, finish, end result (e.g. of crafts), how something comes out, finish, finishing (in a board or card game, etc.), green tea (esp. in a sushi restaurant), after (rain, illness, etc.), ex- (e.g. ex-bureaucrat), former
  • 上がり下り 【あがりおり】 going up and down, ascent and descent
  • 芸者上がり 【げいしゃあがり】 ex-geisha, former geisha
  • 上る 【のぼる】 to ascend, to go up, to climb, to ascend (as a natural process, e.g. the Sun), to rise, to go to (the capital), to be promoted, to add up to, to advance (in price), to swim up (a river), to sail up, to come up (on the agenda)
  • 上り 【のぼり】 ascent, climbing, ascending (path), climb, up-train, train heading toward the starting point of its route, upbound (esp. toward Tokyo), upstream, uphill
  • 上り下り 【のぼりくだり】 going up and down, ascent and descent, climb and descent
  • 逆上せる 【のぼせる】 to feel dizzy, to have blood rush to one's head, to lose one's cool, to be obsessed, to be infatuated, to become conceited
  • 上せる 【のぼせる】 to raise, to record, to bring up (a matter), to serve (food), to send some on out
  • 上す 【のぼす】 to raise, to record, to bring up (a matter), to serve (food), to send someone out

Readings

Japanese names:
あおい、 あげ、 い、 か、 かき、 かず、 かん、 こう、 のぼり、 ほつ
Chinese:
shang4, shang3
Korean:
sang

Spanish

  • arriba
  • encima
  • parte superior
  • cima
  • superficie

Portuguese

  • acima
  • para cima
  • sobre
  • subir
  • galgar
  • em cima
  • escalar

French

  • au-dessus
  • haut
  • monter
  • donner (je te donne)
20 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
23 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
37 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
21 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
798 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
29 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
5 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
47 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.14 Japanese for Busy People
32 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
32 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
31 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
6 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4212 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2128 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2876 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
49 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13 Morohashi
3404 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
10 New Nelson (John Haig)
49 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
50 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
29 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
12 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1272 2001 Kanji
2m1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-2 SKIP code
2110.0 Four corner code
1-30-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e0a Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
reflect, reflection, projection
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N4
404 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 映画館 【エイガカン】 movie theatre, movie theater, cinema
  • 映画 【エイガ】 movie, film
  • 大映 【ダイエイ】 Daiei Motion Picture Company
  • 開映 【カイエイ】 beginning of a screening (at a movie theatre), starting a screening

Kun reading compounds

  • 映る 【うつる】 to be reflected, to harmonize with (harmonise), to come out (photo), to be projected, to be displayed (on a screen)
  • 映す 【うつす】 to project, to reflect, to cast (shadow)
  • 映える 【はえる】 to shine, to glow, to look attractive, to look nice, to be set off (by)

Readings

Japanese names:
あきら、 え、 てる
Chinese:
ying4
Korean:
yeong

Spanish

  • reflejo
  • reflexión
  • reflejar
  • reflejarse
  • proyectarse
  • proyectar

Portuguese

  • reflitir
  • reflexão
  • projeção

French

  • projection
  • refléter
  • réflexion
830 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
813 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
234 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2118 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
910 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
187 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
840 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.14 Japanese for Busy People
352 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
353 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
234 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
985 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1104 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
600 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
793 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1758 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13838 Morohashi
892 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2448 New Nelson (John Haig)
1742 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1879 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
368 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
876 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3863 2001 Kanji
4c5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-5 SKIP code
6503.0 Four corner code
1-17-39 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6620 Unicode hex code