Jisho

×

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

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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

4 strokes
Radical:
jade (king) 玉 (王)
Parts:
king, rule, magnate
On:
オウ-ノウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N3
684 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 王 【オウ】 king, ruler, sovereign, monarch, tycoon, magnate, champion, master, king (of the senior player)
  • 王位 【オウイ】 the throne, the crown
  • 竜王 【リュウオウ】 Dragon King, promoted rook
  • 大王 【ダイオウ】 great king

Readings

Japanese names:
おお、 おおきみ、 わ
Chinese:
wang2, wang4
Korean:
wang

Spanish

  • rey
  • regla
  • magnate

Portuguese

  • rei
  • regra
  • magnata
  • governo

French

  • roi
  • régner
  • magnat
49 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
47 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
5 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
499 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2922 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
310 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
733 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
90 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
294 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
294 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
577 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1315 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4247 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2145 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2895 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
261 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20823 Morohashi
3439 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3619 New Nelson (John Haig)
255 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
271 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
26 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3172 2001 Kanji
4f0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-1 SKIP code
1010.4 Four corner code
18-6 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
738b Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
Variants:
star, spot, dot, mark
Kun:
ほし-ぼし
On:
セイショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
844 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 星 【セイ】 Chinese "star" constellation (one of the 28 mansions), Singapore
  • 星座 【セイザ】 constellation, star sign, zodiac sign
  • 新星 【シンセイ】 nova, new face, new star
  • 小惑星 【ショウワクセイ】 asteroid
  • 客星 【カクセイ】 celestial body seen only for a short time (e.g. comet)
  • 七星 【シチセイ】 the Big Dipper (asterism), the Plough, the Plow

Kun reading compounds

  • 星 【ほし】 star (usu. not including the Sun), planet (usu. not including Earth), heavenly body, star (glyph, symbol, shape), star (actor, player, etc.), small dot, spot, fleck, star point (in go), hoshi, intersection marked with a dot, perp, perpetrator, mark, offender, suspect, bullseye, one's star (that determines one's fate), one's fortune, point, score
  • 星空 【ほしぞら】 starry sky
  • 四三の星 【しそうのほし】 the Big Dipper (asterism), the Plough, the Plow
  • 希望の星 【きぼうのほし】 ray of light, ray of hope, promising talent

Readings

Chinese:
xing1
Korean:
seong

Spanish

  • estrella
  • punto pequeño
  • resultado de un juego

Portuguese

  • estrela
  • ponto
  • marca

French

  • étoile
  • point
  • marque
264 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
171 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
154 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
877 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2121 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
838 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
599 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
946 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
730 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
743 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
463 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
973 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3089 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1577 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2156 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1570 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13837 Morohashi
2435 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2452 New Nelson (John Haig)
1556 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1676 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
181 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3872 2001 Kanji
4c5.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-5 SKIP code
6010.4 Four corner code
32-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
661f Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
square
Parts:
tribe, family
On:
ゾク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
393 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 族 【ゾク】 tribe, clan, band, (taxonomical) tribe, group (of the periodic table)
  • 族長 【ゾクチョウ】 patriarch, head of a family
  • 皇族 【コウゾク】 imperial family, royalty
  • 王族 【オウゾク】 royalty

Readings

Japanese names:
つぎ
Chinese:
zu2
Korean:
jog, ju

Spanish

  • tribu
  • familia

Portuguese

  • tribo
  • família

French

  • tribu
  • famille
455 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
353 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
333 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
599 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2090 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
448 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
184 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1343 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.10 Japanese for Busy People
221 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
221 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
322 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
961 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1195 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
651 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
863 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1230 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13661 Morohashi
958 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2399 New Nelson (John Haig)
1222 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1307 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
301 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
379 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
463 2001 Kanji
4h7.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-7 SKIP code
0823.4 Four corner code
34-18 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
65cf Unicode hex code