Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
open country
Parts:
Variants:
risk, face, defy, dare, damage, assume (a name)
Kun:
おか.す
On:
ボウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1317 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 冒頭 【ボウトウ】 beginning, start, outset
  • 冒険 【ボウケン】 adventure, venture, venture which is unlikely to succeed, risky attempt, danger, hazard, risk
  • 感冒 【カンボウ】 cold (illness)
  • 流行性感冒 【リュウコウセイカンボウ】 influenza, flu

Kun reading compounds

  • 冒す 【おかす】 to brave, to risk, to face, to venture, to harm, to afflict, to affect, to desecrate, to profane, to assume (someone else's surname), to take

Readings

Chinese:
mao4, mo4
Korean:
mo, mog

Spanish

  • riesgo
  • desafío
  • afrenta
  • comienzo
  • desafiar
  • atreverse
  • atacar

Portuguese

  • risco
  • enfrentar
  • desafiar
  • ousar
  • prejuízo
  • assumir (um nome)

French

  • risque
  • affronter
  • braver
  • défier
  • dommage
  • emprunter (un nom)
1812 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1483 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2117 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1463 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1079 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1104 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1156 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1669 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1384 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3088 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1576 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2155 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
18 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1538X Morohashi
2434 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3915 New Nelson (John Haig)
18 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
18 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1263 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3879 2001 Kanji
4c5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-5 SKIP code
6060.0 Four corner code
1-43-33 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5192 Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
leaf
Parts:
head, counter for large animals
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
433 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 頭 【トウ】 counter for large animals (e.g. head of cattle), counter for insects in a collection, counter for helmets, masks, etc.
  • 頭角 【トウカク】 top of the head
  • 教頭 【キョウトウ】 deputy head teacher, vice principal
  • 会頭 【カイトウ】 society president
  • 頭 【ズ】 head
  • 頭 【コウベ】 head
  • 竜頭 【リュウズ】 crown (of a watch), stem, cannon (of a bell), something in the shape of a dragon's head (esp. a helmet crest)
  • 飛竜頭 【ヒリョウズ】 filhos (traditional Portuguese dessert), deep-fried tofu mixed with thinly sliced vegetables
  • 頭 【トウ】 counter for large animals (e.g. head of cattle), counter for insects in a collection, counter for helmets, masks, etc.
  • 頭角 【トウカク】 top of the head
  • 鳥兜 【トリカブト】 aconite (esp. species Aconitum japonicum), wolfsbane, monkshood, traditional bugaku hat

Kun reading compounds

  • 頭 【あたま】 head, hair (on one's head), mind, brains, intellect, leader, chief, boss, captain, top, tip, beginning, start, head, person, down payment, deposit, top structural component of a kanji, pair
  • 頭打ち 【あたまうち】 reaching a peak, reaching the limit, plateauing, maxing out
  • 石頭 【いしあたま】 obstinate person, stubbornness, pigheadedness, hard head (like a rock)
  • ごま塩頭 【ごましおあたま】 salt and pepper hair, dark hair streaked with gray
  • 頭 【あたま】 head, hair (on one's head), mind, brains, intellect, leader, chief, boss, captain, top, tip, beginning, start, head, person, down payment, deposit, top structural component of a kanji, pair
  • 頭文字 【かしらもじ】 first letter of a word, capital letter (at the start of a word or sentence), initials (of one's name)
  • 鯛の尾より鰯の頭 【たいのおよりいわしのかしら】 better be the head of a dog than the tail of a lion
  • め組の頭 【めぐみのかしら】 fire brigade chief (in Edo), chief fireman
  • 頭 【こうべ】 head
  • 頭を振る 【かぶりをふる】 to shake one's head (in denial)

Readings

Japanese names:
かみ、 がみ、 ちゃん、 つむり、 づ
Chinese:
tou2, tou5
Korean:
du

Spanish

  • cabeza
  • principio
  • delantera

Portuguese

  • cabeça
  • sufixo para contagem de animais grandes

French

  • tête
  • compteur de gros animaux
294 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
203 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
186 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
386 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4469 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
519 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
275 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2504 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
276 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
276 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
166 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1889 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2019 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1073 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1450 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1453 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43490 Morohashi
1604 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6639 New Nelson (John Haig)
1441 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1549 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
234 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
238 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3061 2001 Kanji
9a7.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-9 SKIP code
1118.6 Four corner code
1-38-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
982d Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
exhibit, state, relate, explain
Kun:
ひ.ねる
On:
チン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1323 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 陳 【チン】 Chen (ancient Chinese state, approx. 1045-479 BCE), Ch'en, Chen dynasty (China, 557-589 BCE), Ch'en dynasty
  • 陳謝 【チンシャ】 apology
  • 開陳 【カイチン】 stating (one's views), expressing
  • 具陳 【グチン】 report in detail, formal statement

Kun reading compounds

  • 陳ねる 【ひねる】 to age

Readings

Japanese names:
のぶ
Chinese:
chen2
Korean:
jin

Spanish

  • exhibir
  • exponer
  • desplegar
  • ser viejo

Portuguese

  • exibição
  • estado
  • relacionar
  • explicar

French

  • informer
  • présenter
  • raconter
  • expliquer
1604 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1303 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5001 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1647 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1873 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1311 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1405 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1494 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1524 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
737 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
656 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
396 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
493 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1310 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41698 Morohashi
540 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6457 New Nelson (John Haig)
1301 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1398 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1497 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3664 2001 Kanji
2d8.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
7529.6 Four corner code
1-36-36 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9673 Unicode hex code

8 strokes (also 7)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
mention, state, speak, relate
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
379 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 述 【ジュツ】 dictation, verbal statement
  • 述語 【ジュツゴ】 predicate
  • 詳述 【ショウジュツ】 detailed explanation
  • 公述 【コウジュツ】 speaking at a public hearing

Kun reading compounds

  • 述べる 【のべる】 to state, to express, to mention

Readings

Chinese:
shu4
Korean:
sul

Spanish

  • mencionar
  • expresar
  • contar

Portuguese

  • Mencionar
  • explanar
  • falar

French

  • mentionner
  • déclarer
  • parler
  • raconter
809 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
731 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
707 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
736 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4675 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
770 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
951 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
748 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
968 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1000 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
963 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
682 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3816 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1954 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2648 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1538 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38803P Morohashi
3075 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6030 New Nelson (John Haig)
1524 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1643 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
686 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1464 2001 Kanji
2q5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-5 SKIP code
3-2-5 SKIP code
3330.9 Four corner code
1-29-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8ff0 Unicode hex code