Jisho

×

4 strokes
Radical:
eight
Parts:
public, prince, official, governmental
Kun:
おおやけ
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
118 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 公 【コウ】 public matter, governmental matter, prince, duke, lord, sir, familiar or derogatory suffix
  • 公安 【コウアン】 public safety, public welfare
  • 王侯 【オウコウ】 king and princes, noble rank
  • 大公 【タイコウ】 archduke
  • 公家 【クゲ】 court noble, nobility, Imperial Court
  • 公廨 【クガイ】 government office
  • 夙 【シュク】 outcasts common around the Kyoto region from the Kamakura period to the Edo period

Kun reading compounds

  • 公 【おおやけ】 official, governmental, formal, public (use, facility, etc.), common, public (matter, place, etc.), (out in the) open
  • 公所 【おおやけどころ】 government office, authorities, state-owned land, crown land (UK, Aus, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
あきら、 き、 きみ、 きん、 たか、 ただし、 とも、 ひろ、 まさ
Chinese:
gong1
Korean:
gong

Spanish

  • público
  • imparcial
  • oficial

Portuguese

  • público
  • príncipe
  • oficial
  • governamental

French

  • public
  • prince
  • officiel
  • gouvernemental
210 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
126 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
277 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
122 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
579 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
219 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
341 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
156 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
126 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
126 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
323 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
152 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2468 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1249 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1715 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
792 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1452 Morohashi
1974 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
372 New Nelson (John Haig)
784 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
847 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
212 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
92 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2071 2001 Kanji
2o2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
8073.0 Four corner code
8073.2 Four corner code
24-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
516c Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
harm, injury
On:
ガイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
358 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 害 【ガイ】 injury, harm, evil influence, damage
  • 害虫 【ガイチュウ】 harmful insect, noxious insect, vermin, pest
  • 薬害 【ヤクガイ】 harmful side effects of a medicine or drug
  • 傷害 【ショウガイ】 wound, injury, accident, casualty, assault, inflicting bodily injury

Readings

Chinese:
hai4
Korean:
hae, hal

Spanish

  • desastre
  • obstáculo
  • daño
  • lesión

Portuguese

  • dano
  • injúria

French

  • tort
  • mal
  • blessure
362 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
460 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
437 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
425 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1306 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
450 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
468 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1181 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
518 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
527 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
785 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
481 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2826 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1457 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1962 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1565 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7165 Morohashi
2272 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1333 New Nelson (John Haig)
1551 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1671 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
428 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
538 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
777 2001 Kanji
3m7.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-7 SKIP code
3060.1 Four corner code
19-18 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bb3 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
etc., and so forth, class (first), quality, equal, similar
Kun:
ひと.しいなど-ら
On:
トウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
798 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 等 【トウ】 class, order, rank, et cetera, etc., and the like, equal, iso-
  • 等身 【トウシン】 body proportions
  • 中等 【チュウトウ】 second grade, medium quality, average, middle class, secondary grade
  • 等々 【トウトウ】 etc., et cetera, and so on

Kun reading compounds

  • 等しい 【ひとしい】 equal, identical, the same, no different (to), just like, equivalent
  • 等 【など】 et cetera, etc., and the like, and so forth, or something, the likes of
  • 等々 【とうとう】 etc., et cetera, and so on
  • 等々 【とうとう】 etc., et cetera, and so on

Readings

Japanese names:
と、 ひ
Chinese:
deng3
Korean:
deung

Spanish

  • clase
  • calidad
  • igual que
  • igual
  • etcétera

Portuguese

  • etc.
  • e assim por diante
  • classe (1º
  • 2º )
  • qualidade
  • igual
  • semelhante

French

  • et ainsi de suite
  • etc...
  • semblable
  • classe (1ère)
  • qualité
  • égal
  • pluriel (peu respectueux)
484 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
383 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
361 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
601 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3396 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
294 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
795 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1770 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
569 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
578 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
353 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1479 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3321 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1723 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2339 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
954 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25992 Morohashi
2682 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4287 New Nelson (John Haig)
945 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1016 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
151 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
407 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2348 2001 Kanji
6f6.9 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-6 SKIP code
8834.1 Four corner code
37-89 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7b49 Unicode hex code

調

15 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
tune, tone, meter, key (music), writing style, prepare, exorcise, investigate, harmonize, mediate
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
87 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 調 【チョウ】 pitch, tone, key, time, tempo, mood, tendency, style, tax paid in kind (ritsuryo period), first a tax on rice fields and households, then on individuals
  • 調印 【チョウイン】 signature, signing, sealing
  • 長調 【チョウチョウ】 major key
  • 空調 【クウチョウ】 air conditioning

Kun reading compounds

  • 調べる 【しらべる】 to examine, to look up, to investigate, to check up, to sense, to study, to inquire, to search
  • 調べ 【しらべ】 investigation, inspection, examination, tune, note, melody
  • 調べる 【しらべる】 to examine, to look up, to investigate, to check up, to sense, to study, to inquire, to search
  • 取り調べ 【とりしらべ】 investigation (e.g. by police or prosecutors), examination, inquiry, enquiry
  • 整う 【ととのう】 to be ready, to be prepared, to be arranged, to be in order, to be put in order, to be well-ordered, to be well-proportioned, to be harmonious, to be adjusted, to be regulated, to be refined (e.g. of a face), to be settled (e.g. treaty, contract), to be completed
  • 整える 【ととのえる】 to put in order, to arrange, to tidy up, to straighten, to adjust, to fix, to get ready, to prepare, to arrange, to supply, to assemble, to buy, to work out (e.g. business deal), to arrange (e.g. marriage), to settle

Readings

Japanese names:
ぎ、 つぎ
Chinese:
diao4, tiao2
Korean:
jo, ju

Spanish

  • melodía
  • tono
  • investigar
  • comprobar
  • arreglar
  • poner en orden

Portuguese

  • canção
  • tom
  • métrica
  • clave (música)
  • estilo de escrever
  • preparar
  • exorcisar
  • investigar

French

  • enquête
  • mélodie
  • ton (majeur/mineur)
  • style d'écriture
  • préparer
  • exorciser
471 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
369 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
348 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
108 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4392 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
376 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
906 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2328 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.9 Japanese for Busy People
342 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
342 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
210 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1699 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1973 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1051 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1417 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
355 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35609P Morohashi
1567 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5647 New Nelson (John Haig)
349 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
373 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
219 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
434 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3049 2001 Kanji
7a8.16 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-8 SKIP code
0762.0 Four corner code
36-20 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8abf Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
rap 攴 (攵)
Parts:
Variants:
organize, arranging, tune, tone, meter, key (music)
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N1
478 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 整合 【セイゴウ】 adjustment, coordination, integration, conformity
  • 整形外科 【セイケイゲカ】 orthopaedic surgery, plastic surgery
  • 年末調整 【ネンマツチョウセイ】 year-end tax adjustment
  • 修整 【シュウセイ】 adjustment, retouching (in photography)

Kun reading compounds

  • 整える 【ととのえる】 to put in order, to arrange, to tidy up, to straighten, to adjust, to fix, to get ready, to prepare, to arrange, to supply, to assemble, to buy, to work out (e.g. business deal), to arrange (e.g. marriage), to settle
  • 整う 【ととのう】 to be ready, to be prepared, to be arranged, to be in order, to be put in order, to be well-ordered, to be well-proportioned, to be harmonious, to be adjusted, to be regulated, to be refined (e.g. of a face), to be settled (e.g. treaty, contract), to be completed

Readings

Japanese names:
ひとし
Chinese:
zheng3
Korean:
jeong

Spanish

  • organizar
  • arreglar
  • poner en orden
  • estar a punto
  • ajustar

Portuguese

  • organizar
  • arranjar
  • canção
  • tom
  • métrica
  • clave (música)

French

  • mettre en ordre
  • organiser
  • arranger
  • air (mélodie)
  • ton
  • mètre
  • clef (musique)
443 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
345 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
328 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
452 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2436 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
840 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
593 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2581 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
503 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
512 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
387 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
948 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3562 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1839 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2501 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1686 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13394 Morohashi
2871 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2360 New Nelson (John Haig)
1670 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1800 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
438 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1573 2001 Kanji
4i12.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-11-5 SKIP code
5810.1 Four corner code
32-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6574 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
committee, entrust to, leave to, devote, discard
Kun:
ゆだ.ねる
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
187 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 委員 【イイン】 committee member
  • 委員会 【イインカイ】 committee, commission, board, panel, committee meeting
  • 公取委 【コウトリイ】 Japan Fair Trade Commission
  • 実行委 【ジッコウイ】 action committee, executive committee

Kun reading compounds

  • 委ねる 【ゆだねる】 to entrust (a matter) to, to leave to, to abandon oneself to (e.g. pleasure), to yield to (e.g. anger), to devote oneself to

Readings

Japanese names:
まかせ
Chinese:
wei3, wei1
Korean:
wi

Spanish

  • confiar
  • confianza
  • detallado

Portuguese

  • comitê
  • confiar a
  • deixar para
  • dedicar
  • descartar

French

  • comité
  • confier à
  • laisser à
  • se consacrer
  • abandonner
346 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
245 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
423 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
171 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3267 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
837 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
451 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
960 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
466 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
474 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
697 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
426 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3160 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1623 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2209 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
922 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6181 Morohashi
2553 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1204 New Nelson (John Haig)
913 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
979 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
291 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2269 2001 Kanji
5d3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-3 SKIP code
2-1-7 SKIP code
2040.4 Four corner code
16-49 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
59d4 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
employee, member, number, the one in charge
On:
イン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
54 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 員 【イン】 member
  • 員数 【インズウ】 numbers of members (things, people)
  • 随員 【ズイイン】 member of an entourage or retinue or party, attendant
  • 執行委員 【シッコウイイン】 executive committee

Readings

Japanese names:
いな、 かず
Chinese:
yuan2, yun2, yun4
Korean:
weon

Spanish

  • empleado
  • miembro
  • personal

Portuguese

  • empregado
  • membro
  • número
  • encarregado

French

  • employé
  • membre
  • nombre (de personnes)
  • personne en charge
349 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
248 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
228 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
47 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
928 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
374 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
139 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1167 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.15 Japanese for Busy People
163 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
163 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
395 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
329 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2822 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1454 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1958 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
56 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3633 Morohashi
2269 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
808 New Nelson (John Haig)
56 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
59 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
127 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
349 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3761 2001 Kanji
3d7.10 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-7 SKIP code
6080.6 Four corner code
16-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
54e1 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Variants:
meeting, meet, party, association, interview, join
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
4 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 会 【カイ】 meeting, assembly, party, association, club
  • 会員 【カイイン】 member, the membership
  • 例会 【レイカイ】 regular meeting
  • 際会 【サイカイ】 meeting, facing, confronting
  • 会 【エ】 gathering (esp. Buddhist, festive, etc.)
  • 会釈 【エシャク】 slight bow (as a greeting or sign of gratitude), nod, salutation, consideration, thoughtfulness
  • 法会 【ホウエ】 Buddhist service (e.g. memorial service)
  • 御斎会 【ゴサイエ】 imperial event at which high monks recited the Golden Light Sutra to pray for national security and good harvests (held annually at the palace from the 8th to the 14th of the first lunar month, between the Nara and Muromachi periods)

Kun reading compounds

  • 会う 【あう】 to meet, to encounter, to see, to have an accident, to have a bad experience
  • 逢うは別れの始め 【あうはわかれのはじめ】 we meet only to part, meeting is the first step to parting
  • 会わせる 【あわせる】 to make (someone) to meet, to let (someone) meet, to expose to, to subject to

Readings

Japanese names:
あい、 い
Chinese:
hui4, kuai4
Korean:
hoe, goe, gwal

Spanish

  • asociación
  • reunión
  • encontrarse con
  • reunirse

Portuguese

  • encontro
  • reunião
  • festa
  • associação
  • entrevista
  • une

French

  • réunion
  • rencontre
  • meeting
  • parti
  • association
  • entrevue
  • rejoindre
54 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
93 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
87 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
12 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
381 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
116 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
14 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
454 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
158 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
158 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
59 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
47 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2512 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1275 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1741 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
759 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
460 Morohashi
2020 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
143 New Nelson (John Haig)
752 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
814 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
16 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
119 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2871 2001 Kanji
2a4.19 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-4 SKIP code
2-3-3 SKIP code
8073.1 Four corner code
18-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f1a Unicode hex code