Jisho

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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

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  • 利 【リ】 advantage, benefit, profit, interest
  • 利用 【リヨウ】 use, utilization, utilisation, application
  • 勝利 【ショウリ】 victory, triumph, conquest, success, win
  • 智利 【チリ】 Chile

Kun reading compounds

  • 効く 【きく】 to be effective, to take effect, to be good (for), to work, to function well, to be possible (to do, use, etc.), to be able to, to taste (alcohol), to try

Readings

Japanese names:
かが、 と、 とし、 のり、 み、 りい
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-45-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5229 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac
Kun:
-こ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
72 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 子 【シ】 child (esp. a boy), viscount, founder of a school of thought (esp. Confucius), master, masters and philosophers (categorization of Chinese classical literature), you, -er (i.e. man who spends all his time doing...)
  • 子孫 【シソン】 descendant, posterity, offspring
  • 男子 【ダンシ】 boy, man, male
  • 女子 【ジョシ】 woman, girl
  • 主 【ス】 honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce
  • 久留子 【クルス】 cross sign
  • 対子 【トイツ】 pair, eyes
  • 七対子 【チートイツ】 seven pairs, winning hand composed of seven pairs

Kun reading compounds

  • 子 【こ】 child, kid, teenager, youngster, young (non-adult) person, (one's) child, offspring, young woman, young (animal), offshoot, interest, new share, player who is not a dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.), young geisha, young prostitute, bird egg, -er (often of young women)
  • 子 【こう】 child, interest
  • 判子 【はんこ】 seal (used in lieu of a signature), stamp, chop
  • 売れっ子 【うれっこ】 popular figure, person in demand, favorite, favourite
  • 子 【ね】 the Rat (first sign of the Chinese zodiac), hour of the Rat (around midnight, 11pm to 1am, or 12 midnight to 2am), north, eleventh month of the lunar calendar
  • 子忌み 【ねいみ】 collecting herbs and pulling out young pine trees by the roots (annual event held on the first day of the Rat of the New Year)
  • 庚子 【かのえね】 Metal Rat (37th year of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1960, 2020, 2080)
  • 甲子 【きのえね】 Wood Rat (1st year of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1924, 1984, 2044)

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 き、 ぎ、 く、 け、 ねっ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zi3, zi2, zi5
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • chiquillo
  • niño

Portuguese

  • criança

French

  • enfant
  • signe de la 1ère branche terrestre
  • signe du Rat (zodiaque)
  • 23 h à 01 h
  • Nord (0°)
31 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
40 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
25 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
56 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1264 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
61 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
43 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
38 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
103 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
103 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
69 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
455 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4196 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2125 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2872 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
96 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6930 Morohashi
3390 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1281 New Nelson (John Haig)
95 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
99 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
42 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
18 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3547 2001 Kanji
2c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
4-2-1 SKIP code
1740.7 Four corner code
1-27-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b50 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
pestle
Parts:
even, flat, peace
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
128 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 平 【ヘイ】 nth year in the Heisei era (1989.1.8-2019.4.30)
  • 平均 【ヘイキン】 average, mean, balance, equilibrium
  • 公平 【コウヘイ】 fairness, impartiality, justice, objectivity
  • 和平 【ワヘイ】 peace
  • 平等 【ビョウドウ】 equality, impartiality, evenness
  • 平等主義 【ビョウドウシュギ】 principle of equality
  • 寛平 【カンピョウ】 Kanpyō era (889.4.27-898.4.26), Kanbyō era
  • 天平 【テンピョウ】 Tenpyō era (729.8.5-749.4.14), Tenbyō era, Tenhei era
  • 平仄 【ヒョウソク】 meter (in Chinese poetry), consistency
  • 平韻 【ヒョウイン】 level-tone rhyme (of Chinese)

Kun reading compounds

  • 平ら 【たいら】 flat, level, even, smooth, calm, tranquil, placid, composed, stable, relaxed (sitting posture), comfortable, plateau, tableland, plain
  • 平らげる 【たいらげる】 to eat up (completely), to put down (a rebellion), to suppress, to subjugate, to make flat, to level out
  • 平らげる 【たいらげる】 to eat up (completely), to put down (a rebellion), to suppress, to subjugate, to make flat, to level out
  • 平 【ひら】 something broad and flat, common, ordinary, plain, rank-and-file, low-ranking employee, freshman, novice, private
  • 平日 【へいじつ】 weekday, ordinary days (i.e. non-holiday), kanji radical 73
  • 手のひら 【てのひら】 palm (of the hand)
  • 嘉平次平 【かへいじひら】 hakama fabric made from meisen silk

Readings

Japanese names:
たいら、 たら、 はち、 ひ、 ひとし、 へ、 へん
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ping2
Korean:
pyeong, pyeon

Spanish

  • llanura
  • liso
  • llano
  • plano
  • sencillo

Portuguese

  • até mesmo
  • apartamento
  • paz

French

  • plan(e)
  • plat
  • paix
315 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
411 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
388 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
143 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
26 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
136 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
503 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
203 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
202 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
202 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
351 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
573 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4291 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2167 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2921 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1496 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9167X Morohashi
3478 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1590 New Nelson (John Haig)
1484 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1596 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
98 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
260 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3155 2001 Kanji
2k3.4 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-1 SKIP code
1040.9 Four corner code
1-42-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e73 Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
go, do
Parts:
equilibrium, measuring rod, scale
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1847 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 衡器 【コウキ】 scale, balance, weighing machine
  • 衡平 【コウヘイ】 balance, equity
  • 選考 【センコウ】 selection, screening
  • 均衡 【キンコウ】 equilibrium, balance

Readings

Japanese names:
ひら
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
heng2
Korean:
hyeong

Spanish

  • balanza
  • escala
  • peso

Portuguese

  • equilíbrio
  • vara de medição
  • escala

French

  • équilibre
  • balance
1267 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1694 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1641 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1358 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1724 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2450 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1585 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1692 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1449 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1618 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
939 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
527 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
687 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
900 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34078 Morohashi
761 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1775 New Nelson (John Haig)
891 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
957 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1828 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2053 2001 Kanji
3i13.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-13 SKIP code
2143.0 Four corner code
1-25-53 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8861 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
grain
Parts:
tax, duty
On:
ゼイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
289 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 税 【ゼイ】 tax
  • 税金 【ゼイキン】 tax, duty
  • 免税 【メンゼイ】 tax exemption, duty exemption
  • 課税 【カゼイ】 taxation

Readings

Japanese names:
さい
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shui4
Korean:
se, tal

Spanish

  • impuesto
  • arancel

Portuguese

  • imposto
  • dever

French

  • taxe
  • droits
826 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
750 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
727 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
383 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3287 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
488 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
782 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1642 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
399 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
403 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
670 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1438 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1525 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
807 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1101 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
904 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25070P Morohashi
1191 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4146 New Nelson (John Haig)
895 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
961 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
755 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2257 2001 Kanji
5d7.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-7 SKIP code
2891.6 Four corner code
1-32-39 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7a0e Unicode hex code