Jisho

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3 strokes
Radical:
table
Parts:
Variants:
commonplace, ordinary, mediocre
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1730 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 凡 【ボン】 ordinary, common, mediocre
  • 凡人 【ボンジン】 ordinary person, average person, mediocre person
  • 超凡 【チョウボン】 extraordinary
  • 不凡 【フボン】 uncommon, outstanding
  • 凡例 【ハンレイ】 explanatory notes (at the start of a book), introductory remarks, usage guide (e.g. of a dictionary), legend (on maps, drawings, etc.)

Kun reading compounds

  • 凡そ 【およそ】 about, roughly, approximately, generally, on the whole, as a rule, completely, quite, entirely, altogether, totally, not at all (with neg. verb), outline, gist
  • 全て 【すべて】 everything, all, the whole, entirely, completely, wholly, all
  • すべての道はローマに通ず 【すべてのみちはローマにつうず】 all roads lead to Rome

Readings

Japanese names:
なみ、 ひろ、 みな
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fan2
Korean:
beom

Spanish

  • mediocre
  • insignificante

Portuguese

  • medíocre

French

  • médiocre
1827 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1507 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
654 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1338 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1084 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
37 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1102 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1153 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
467 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
170 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3656 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1866 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2543 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
62 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1739 Morohashi
2938 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
433 New Nelson (John Haig)
62 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
66 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1013 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3656 2001 Kanji
2s1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-1 SKIP code
7721.0 Four corner code
1-43-62 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
51e1 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
genius, years old, cubic shaku
On:
サイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
1497 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 才 【サイ】 ability, gift, talent, aptitude, genius, sai, traditional unit of volume, approx. 1.8 ml
  • 歳 【サイ】 -years-old
  • 鬼才 【キサイ】 wizard, genius, remarkable talent, exceptional ability
  • 英才 【エイサイ】 genius, brilliance, unusual talent, gifted person, person of unusual talent

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
cai2
Korean:
jae

Spanish

  • talento
  • capacidad
  • habilidad
  • años de edad

Portuguese

  • gênio
  • anos antigos

French

  • génie
  • "(x) ans" (âge)
  • shaku cubique (18,04 ml)
217 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
139 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
126 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
639 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
270 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
574 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
553 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
35 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
551 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
560 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
739 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
853 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4218 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2131 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2880 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
688 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11769 Morohashi
3410 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2059 New Nelson (John Haig)
681 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
736 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
85 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1447 2001 Kanji
0a3.27 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-3 SKIP code
5000.0 Four corner code
4020.0 Four corner code
1-26-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
624d Unicode hex code