Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
ice
Parts:
Variants:
be clear, serene, cold, skilful
Kun:
さ.えるこお.るひ.える
On:
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
JLPT level N1
2341 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 冴寒 【ゴカン】 extreme cold

Kun reading compounds

  • 冴える 【さえる】 to be clear (of a sight, sound, colour, etc.), to be bright, to be vivid, to be crisp, to be clear-headed, to be alert, to be on the ball, to be wide awake, to look upbeat, to be perky, to be cheerful, to master (a skill), to excel at, to cleanly execute, to be satisfying, to become frigid, to become intensely cold

Readings

Japanese names:
さえ、 さえる
Chinese:
hu4
Korean:
ho

Spanish

  • congelarse bruscamente

Portuguese

French

635 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
348 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2023 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
87 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
56 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
60 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1615 Morohashi
79 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
417 New Nelson (John Haig)
2134 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2261 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2b5.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-5 SKIP code
3114.0 Four corner code
26-67 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
51b4 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
mountain
Parts:
Variants:
island
Kun:
しま
On:
トウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
245 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 島 【トウ】 Island, insula, island, islet
  • 島国 【シマグニ】 island country
  • 千島列島 【チシマレットウ】 Kurile Islands
  • 列島 【レットウ】 archipelago, chain of islands

Kun reading compounds

  • 島 【しま】 island, territory (of a prostitute, organized crime gang, etc.), turf
  • 島国 【しまぐに】 island country
  • 千島 【ちしま】 Kurile Islands
  • 広島 【ひろしま】 Hiroshima (city), atomic bombing of Hiroshima

Readings

Chinese:
dao3
Korean:
do

Spanish

  • isla

Portuguese

  • ilha

French

  • île
292 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
380 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
358 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
173 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
230 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
183 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
489 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1522 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
286 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
286 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
455 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
543 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4103 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2081 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2820 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1967 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8108 Morohashi
3310 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1476 New Nelson (John Haig)
1948 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2098 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
379 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
362 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
852 2001 Kanji
3o7.9 The Kanji Dictionary
3-7-3 SKIP code
4-10-4 SKIP code
2772.7 Four corner code
37-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5cf6 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
Variants:
Nara, what?
Kun:
いかんからなし
On:
ナイダイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
841 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 奈良 【ナラ】 Nara (city)
  • 奈辺 【ナヘン】 where
  • 眼仁奈 【メジナ】 largescale blackfish (Girella punctata)
  • 輪奈 【ワナ】 loop (of thread, string, etc.)

Kun reading compounds

  • 如何 【いかん】 how, in what way, circumstances

Readings

Chinese:
nai4, nai3
Korean:
nae, na

Spanish

  • Nara
  • ¿que tal?
  • ¿por qué?

Portuguese

French

  • Nara
  • comment ?
822 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1174 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1977 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
696 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2044 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
947 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2759 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1411 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1905 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1103 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5893 Morohashi
2219 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1147 New Nelson (John Haig)
1094 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1175 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1441 2001 Kanji
4e3.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
2-4-4 SKIP code
4090.1 Four corner code
38-64 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5948 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
thong, beginning, inception, end, cord, strap, mental or emotional state
Kun:
いとぐち
On:
ショチョ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
952 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 緒 【ショ】 beginning, inception
  • 緒戦 【ショセン】 beginning of hostilities, beginning of competition
  • 端緒 【タンショ】 start, beginning, first step, clue
  • 由緒 【ユイショ】 history, pedigree, lineage
  • 緒 【ショ】 beginning, inception
  • 緒戦 【ショセン】 beginning of hostilities, beginning of competition
  • 端緒 【タンショ】 start, beginning, first step, clue
  • 下町情緒 【シタマチジョウチョ】 the friendly atmosphere of the traditional commercial and working-class neighborhoods

Kun reading compounds

  • 緒 【お】 cord, strap, thong, string (of a musical instrument, bow, etc.)
  • 緒締め 【おじめ】 string-fastener, drawstring on pouch or purse (handbag)
  • 下緒 【さげお】 cord for attaching a sword scabbard tightly to the obi, sword strap, sword knot
  • 筈緒 【はずお】 hemp rope fastened from the bow of a Japanese ship to the tip of the mast
  • 糸口 【いとぐち】 thread end, beginning, clue
  • 糸口を開く 【いとぐちをひらく】 to find a clue, to make a beginning

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
xu4
Korean:
seo

Spanish

  • principio
  • comienzo
  • hilo
  • cordón
  • cuerda de instrumento musical

Portuguese

  • faixa
  • começo
  • início
  • fim
  • corda
  • correia

French

  • bout
  • début
  • fin
  • lanière
  • corde
  • sangle
1382 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1296 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3557 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
949 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
825 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2537 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
862 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
881 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1033 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1542 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1742 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
935 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1260 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1356 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27632 Morohashi
1378 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4521 New Nelson (John Haig)
1344 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1444 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1724 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2778 2001 Kanji
6a8.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-8 SKIP code
2496.0 Four corner code
29-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7dd2 Unicode hex code