Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
eight
Parts:
six
Kun:
む.つむっ.つむい
On:
ロクリク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
93 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 六 【ロク】 six, 6
  • 6月 【ロクガツ】 June, sixth month of the lunar calendar
  • 十六 【ジュウロク】 16, sixteen
  • 才六 【サイロク】 kid, brat, person from Kansai
  • 六官 【リクカン】 six ministries (of Zhou-dynasty China)
  • 六気 【ロッキ】 yin, yang, wind, rain, darkness, light, cold, heat, dryness, dampness, wind, fire, six emotions (joy, anger, sorrow, pleasure, love, hate)

Kun reading compounds

  • 六 【ろく】 six, 6
  • 難しい 【むずかしい】 difficult, hard, troublesome, complicated, serious (disease, problem, etc.), impossible, unfeasible, fussy, particular, fastidious, hard to please, displeased, gloomy, glum, sullen, serious (look), dirty, unclean, filthy, detestable, unpleasant, uncomfortable, creepy, spooky
  • 六つ 【むっつ】 six, six years of age, six o'clock (old time system)
  • 難しい 【むずかしい】 difficult, hard, troublesome, complicated, serious (disease, problem, etc.), impossible, unfeasible, fussy, particular, fastidious, hard to please, displeased, gloomy, glum, sullen, serious (look), dirty, unclean, filthy, detestable, unpleasant, uncomfortable, creepy, spooky
  • 六つ 【むっつ】 six, six years of age, six o'clock (old time system)
  • 6日 【むいか】 6th day of the month, six days
  • 六日間戦争 【むいかかんせんそう】 Six-Day War (June 5-10, 1967), Third Arab-Israeli War

Readings

Japanese names:
く、 むつ、 ろっ、 ろつ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
liu4, lu4
Korean:
ryug

Spanish

  • seis
  • 6

Portuguese

  • seis

French

  • six
6 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
6 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
76 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
20 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
283 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
8 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
19 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
61 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
8 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
8 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
6 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
153 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2461 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1244 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1710 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
6 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1453 Morohashi
1965 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
371 New Nelson (John Haig)
6 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
6 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
124 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
24 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
461 2001 Kanji
2j2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
0080.0 Four corner code
1-47-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
516d Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
character, letter, word, section of village
Kun:
あざあざな-な
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
485 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 字 【ジ】 character (esp. kanji), letter, written text, handwriting, penmanship, the ... word (e.g. "the L word" = "love")
  • 字形 【ジケイ】 character style, character form
  • 題字 【ダイジ】 title lettering
  • 英字 【エイジ】 English letter, alphabetic character

Kun reading compounds

  • 字 【あざ】 section of village
  • 字 【あざな】 Chinese courtesy name (name formerly given to adult Chinese men, used in place of their given name in formal situations), nickname, section of a village
  • 大字 【おおあざ】 larger section (of village)
  • 小字 【こあざ】 small administrative unit (of a village)
  • 字 【あざな】 Chinese courtesy name (name formerly given to adult Chinese men, used in place of their given name in formal situations), nickname, section of a village

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zi4
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • carácter
  • letra
  • palabra

Portuguese

  • caracter
  • letra
  • palavra
  • seção de aldeia

French

  • caractère
  • lettre
  • mot
  • hameau
86 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
78 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
28 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
612 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1281 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
121 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
156 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.17 Japanese for Busy People
110 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
110 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
528 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
457 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2696 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1374 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1860 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
188 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6942 Morohashi
2172 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1285 New Nelson (John Haig)
185 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
197 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
57 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
747 2001 Kanji
3m2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
2-3-2 SKIP code
3040.7 Four corner code
1-27-90 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b57 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
large, big
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
7 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 大 【ダイ】 large, big, great, huge, vast, major, important, serious, severe, great, prominent, eminent, distinguished, -sized, as big as, the size of, university, large (e.g. serving size), large option, long month (i.e. having 31 days)
  • 大尉 【タイイ】 captain (Army, US Marine Corps, USAF), lieutenant (Navy), flight lieutenant (RAF, RAAF, RNZAF, etc.)
  • 国大 【コクダイ】 national university
  • 電通大 【デンツウダイ】 University of Electro-Communications
  • 大 【タイ】 nth year in the Taishō era (1912.7.30-1926.12.25)
  • 大尉 【タイイ】 captain (Army, US Marine Corps, USAF), lieutenant (Navy), flight lieutenant (RAF, RAAF, RNZAF, etc.)
  • 負荷増大 【フカゾウタイ】 load increase
  • 御大 【オンタイ】 boss, governor, headman

Kun reading compounds

  • 大きい 【おおきい】 big, large, great, loud, extensive, spacious, important, decisive, valuable, older, grown up

Readings

Japanese names:
うふ、 お、 おう、 た、 たかし、 とも、 はじめ、 ひろ、 ひろし、 まさ、 まさる、 もと、 わ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
da4, dai4
Korean:
dae, da, tae

Spanish

  • grande
  • muy
  • mucho

Portuguese

  • grande
  • enorme

French

  • grand
22 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
25 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
53 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
7 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1171 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
32 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
40 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
48 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
26 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
26 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
87 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
408 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4224 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2133 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2882 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
108 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5831 Morohashi
3416 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1133 New Nelson (John Haig)
107 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
112 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
5 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
14 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1463 2001 Kanji
0a3.18 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-4 SKIP code
4003.0 Four corner code
1-34-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5927 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
Variants:

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 明 【メイ】 brightness, discernment, insight, an eye (for), eyesight, vision, nth year in the Meiji era (1868.9.8-1912.7.30)
  • 明暗 【メイアン】 light and darkness, light and shade
  • 光明 【コウミョウ】 bright light, hope, bright future, light emanating from a buddha or bodhisattva, symbolizing their wisdom and compassion
  • 英明 【エイメイ】 intelligent, wise, bright, brilliant, clear-sighted
  • 明 【ミョウ】 vidya (wisdom), mantra, the coming (July 4, etc.)
  • 明日 【アシタ】 tomorrow, near future
  • 光明 【コウミョウ】 bright light, hope, bright future, light emanating from a buddha or bodhisattva, symbolizing their wisdom and compassion
  • 内明 【ナイミョウ】 adhyatmavidya (inner studies, ancient Indian philosophy)
  • 明 【ミン】 Ming dynasty (of China; 1368-1644)
  • 明楽 【ミンガク】 Ming-era Chinese music (popularized in Japan during the early 17th century)

Kun reading compounds

  • 明かり 【あかり】 light, illumination, glow, gleam, lamp, light
  • 明り先 【あかりさき】 source of light
  • 明るい 【あかるい】 light, well-lit, well-lighted, bright (of a colour), brightly-coloured, brightly-colored, cheerful, bright, spirited, sunny (e.g. disposition), encouraging (for the future of a project, etc.), promising, of fair prospects, familiar (with), knowledgeable (about), well versed (in), fair (e.g. politics), clean, impartial
  • 明るむ 【あかるむ】 to brighten, to grow light
  • 明らむ 【あからむ】 to become luminous at dawn (esp. the sky)
  • 明らか 【あきらか】 clear, obvious, evident, plain, definite, bright, light
  • 明らかにする 【あきらかにする】 to make clear, to clarify, to disclose, to make public
  • 開ける 【あける】 to open (a door, etc.), to unwrap (e.g. parcel, package), to unlock, to open (for business, etc.), to empty, to remove, to make space, to make room, to move out, to clear out, to be away from (e.g. one's house), to leave (temporarily), to dawn, to grow light, to end (of a period, season), to begin (of the New Year), to leave (one's schedule) open, to make time (for), to make (a hole), to open up (a hole)
  • 開く 【あく】 to open (e.g. doors), to open (e.g. business, etc.), to be empty, to be vacant, to be available, to be free, to be open (e.g. neckline, etc.), to have been opened (of one's eyes, mouth, etc.), to come to an end, to open (one's eyes, mouth, etc.), to have a hole, to form a gap, to have an interval (between events)
  • 明くる 【あくる】 next (day, morning, etc.), following
  • 明くる 【あくる】 next (day, morning, etc.), following
  • あくる日 【あくるひ】 next day, following day
  • 明かす 【あかす】 to pass (the night), to spend, to reveal, to divulge, to disclose, to expose, to prove, to verify

Readings

Japanese names:
あきら、 あけ、 あす、 きら、 け、 さや、 さやか、 とし、 はる、 み、 め
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ming2
Korean:
myeong

Spanish

  • luz
  • brillo
  • claridad
  • listo
  • inteligente
  • claro
  • luminoso
  • iluminar
  • aclarar

Portuguese

  • brilhante
  • luz

French

  • clair
  • lumière
141 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
228 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
208 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
84 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2110 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
58 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
186 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
623 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.9 Japanese for Busy People
18 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
18 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
106 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
984 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1060 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
572 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
756 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
20 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13805 Morohashi
855 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2435 New Nelson (John Haig)
20 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
20 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
152 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
167 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3846 2001 Kanji
4c4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
6702.0 Four corner code
1-44-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
660e Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
Variants:
spell, curse, charm, malediction
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
2131 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 呪 【ジュ】 spell, curse, dharani, mantra
  • 呪術 【ジュジュツ】 magic, sorcery, incantation
  • 消災呪 【ショウサイジュ】 disaster-preventing incantation, disaster-preventing dharani
  • 明呪 【ミョウジュ】 mantra
  • 呪詛 【ジュソ】 curse, malediction, hex

Kun reading compounds

  • 呪う 【まじなう】 to pray that one avoids disaster or illness, to pray for harm or death to come upon someone, to curse, to charm, to conjure, to cast a spell (on someone), to treat illness (with a prayer)
  • 呪い 【のろい】 curse, spell, malediction
  • 呪い殺す 【のろいころす】 to curse someone to death, to put a deadly curse on someone
  • 呪い 【まじない】 charm, incantation, spell, curse
  • 呪う 【のろう】 to curse, to put a curse on, to detest intensely

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhou4
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • maldición
  • hechizo
  • maldecir
  • hechizar
  • encantar

Portuguese

French

912 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1324 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
323 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
245 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
3443 Morohashi
764 New Nelson (John Haig)
2169 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
108 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3d5.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
6601.0 Four corner code
1-28-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
546a Unicode hex code