Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
Variants:
first time, beginning
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
152 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 初夏 【ショカ】 early summer, fourth month of the lunar calendar
  • 初演 【ショエン】 first performance
  • 年初 【ネンショ】 beginning of the year
  • 原初 【ゲンショ】 origin, source, beginning, starting point

Kun reading compounds

  • 始め 【はじめ】 beginning, start, outset, opening, first (in line, etc.), origin, such as ..., not to mention ...
  • 初めて 【はじめて】 for the first time, only after ... is it ..., only when ... do you ..., not until ... do you ..., first time, (one's) first
  • 初めて 【はじめて】 for the first time, only after ... is it ..., only when ... do you ..., not until ... do you ..., first time, (one's) first
  • 初 【はつ】 first, new
  • 初夏 【しょか】 early summer, fourth month of the lunar calendar
  • 業界初 【ぎょうかいはつ】 the industry's first ...
  • 人生初 【じんせいはつ】 (for the) first time in one's life

Readings

Japanese names:
し、 はっ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chu1
Korean:
cho

Spanish

  • comienzo
  • primero

Portuguese

  • primeiros tempos
  • começo

French

  • première fois
  • commencement
428 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
535 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
507 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
261 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4215 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
636 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
353 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
427 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.20 Japanese for Busy People
679 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
692 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
440 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
181 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1433 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
759 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1031 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
411 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1911 Morohashi
1116 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
469 New Nelson (John Haig)
404 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
431 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
279 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
483 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
645 2001 Kanji
5e2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-2 SKIP code
3722.0 Four corner code
1-29-73 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
521d Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
Variants:
heart, mind, spirit, heart radical (no. 61)
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
157 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 心 【シン】 heart, mind, spirit, vitality, inner strength, bottom of one's heart, core (of one's character), nature, centre, center, core, heart, heart (organ), Chinese "Heart" constellation (one of the 28 mansions), friend
  • 心から 【ココロカラ】 from the bottom of one's heart, heartily, sincerely
  • 重心 【ジュウシン】 centre of gravity (center), centroid, barycenter, (one's) balance
  • 会心 【カイシン】 congeniality, satisfaction, gratification

Kun reading compounds

  • 心 【こころ】 mind, heart, spirit, the meaning of a phrase (riddle, etc.)
  • 心意気 【こころいき】 spirit, disposition
  • 我が心 【わがこころ】 my heart
  • 静心 【しずごころ】 calm mind, placid temperament

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xin1
Korean:
sim

Spanish

  • corazón
  • centro

Portuguese

  • coração
  • mente
  • espírito

French

  • coeur
  • esprit
  • radical coeur (no. 61)
95 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
164 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
147 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
139 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1645 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
80 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
172 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
49 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.14 Japanese for Busy People
97 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
97 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
172 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
766 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
11 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
602 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10295 Morohashi
11 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1780 New Nelson (John Haig)
595 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
639 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
64 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
96 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
358 2001 Kanji
4k0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-1-3 SKIP code
4-4-4 SKIP code
3300.0 Four corner code
1-31-20 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5fc3 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
forget
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
1129 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 忘年会 【ボウネンカイ】 year-end party, "forget-the-year" party, bōnenkai
  • 忘却 【ボウキャク】 lapse of memory, forgetting completely, (consigning to) oblivion
  • 両忘 【リョウボウ】 detachment from dichotomies, detachment from objectivity and subjectivity
  • 備忘 【ビボウ】 reminder

Kun reading compounds

  • 忘れる 【わすれる】 to forget, to leave carelessly, to be forgetful of, to forget about, to forget (an article)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wang4, wang2
Korean:
mang

Spanish

  • olvidar
  • dejar atrás

Portuguese

  • Esquecer

French

  • oublier
986 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
974 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1095 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
291 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1004 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
528 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1374 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1461 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
209 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
772 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2529 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1285 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1753 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
603 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10333 Morohashi
2036 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1784 New Nelson (John Haig)
596 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
640 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
855 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
458 2001 Kanji
2j5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-5 SKIP code
0033.1 Four corner code
1-43-26 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5fd8 Unicode hex code