Jisho

×

10 strokes
Radical:
cover
Parts:
dark
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
2349 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 冥福 【メイフク】 happiness in the next world
  • 瞑想 【メイソウ】 meditation, contemplation
  • 晦冥 【カイメイ】 darkness
  • 天地晦冥 【テンチカイメイ】 The world is covered in darkness, All is plunged into darkness
  • 冥福 【メイフク】 happiness in the next world
  • 冥利 【ミョウリ】 providence, luck, favor, favour, advantage

Kun reading compounds

  • 暗い 【くらい】 dark, gloomy, murky, depressed, dispirited, down in the dumps, dark (mood), dark (in colour), dull, ill-boding, dark (e.g. past), suspicious, unlikely (to succeed), hopeless, unpromising, unfamiliar (with), ignorant (of)

Readings

Chinese:
ming2
Korean:
myeong

Spanish

  • oscuro
  • incomprensible
  • profundo
  • el más allá

Portuguese

French

630 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1158 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1522 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2613 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1810 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1588 Morohashi
405 New Nelson (John Haig)
2841 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
322 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2i8.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-8 SKIP code
3780.0 Four corner code
44-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
51a5 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
profit, advantage, benefit
Kun:
き.く
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
203 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 利 【リ】 advantage, benefit, profit, interest
  • 利上げ 【リアゲ】 increase in interest rates
  • 低利 【テイリ】 low interest rate
  • 水利 【スイリ】 utilization of water, water supply, irrigation, water transportation, navigability (e.g. of a river)

Kun reading compounds

  • 効く 【きく】 to be effective, to show effect, to do its work, to carry out its function well, to be possible to use

Readings

Japanese names:
かが、 と、 とし、 のり、 み、 りい
Chinese:
li4
Korean:
ri

Spanish

  • ganancia
  • ventaja
  • beneficio
  • ser efectivo

Portuguese

  • lucro
  • vantagem
  • benefício

French

  • profit
  • avantage
  • bénéfice
528 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
626 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
596 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
219 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3264 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
200 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
355 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
436 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.19 Japanese for Busy People
329 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
329 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
248 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
189 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1431 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
757 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1029 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
915 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1932 Morohashi
1114 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
466 New Nelson (John Haig)
906 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
972 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
180 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
491 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2243 2001 Kanji
5d2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-2 SKIP code
2290.0 Four corner code
45-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5229 Unicode hex code