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
  • 利上げ 【リアゲ】 increase in interest rates
  • 低利 【テイリ】 low interest rate
  • 水利 【スイリ】 utilization of water, water supply, irrigation, water transportation, navigability (e.g. of a river)

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:
oneself 己 (巳, 已, 㔾)
Parts:
self
Kun:
おのれつちのと
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1098 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 非自己 【ヒジコ】 nonself, not self
  • 一己 【イッコ】 personal, private, oneself
  • 己 【キ】 6th in rank, sixth sign of the Chinese calendar
  • 己亥 【ツチノトイ】 Earth Boar (36th year of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1959, 2019, 2079)
  • 克己 【コッキ】 self denial, self control
  • 親戚知己 【シンセキチキ】 relatives and acquaintances

Kun reading compounds

  • 己 【おのれ】 oneself (itself, etc.), I, me, you, by oneself (itself, etc.), interjection expressing anger or chagrin
  • 己達せんと欲して人を達せしむ 【おのれたっせんとほっしてひとをたっせしむ】 if you wish to succeed yourself, first help others to succeed
  • 己 【き】 6th in rank, sixth sign of the Chinese calendar
  • 己亥 【つちのとい】 Earth Boar (36th year of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1959, 2019, 2079)
  • 己 【な】 I, you
  • 汝等 【うぬら】 ye, you, me, I, us, we

Readings

Japanese names:
し、 み
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji3
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • yo
  • uno mismo

Portuguese

  • Próprio
  • cobra
  • serpente

French

  • soi
  • serpent
  • signe du 6è tronc céleste
777 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
866 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
855 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1320 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1462 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
676 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1248 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
32 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
370 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
371 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
632 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
554 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4188 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2117 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2864 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
531 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8742 Morohashi
3380 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1540 New Nelson (John Haig)
525 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
564 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
827 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3556 2001 Kanji
0a3.12 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
1771.7 Four corner code
1-24-42 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5df1 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
white
Parts:
bull's eye, mark, target, object, adjective ending
Kun:
まと
On:
テキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
105 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 的 【テキ】 -ical, -ive, -al, -ic, -y, -like, -ish, -sort of, -kind of, (something) like, along the lines of, -wise, in terms of, for, from the viewpoint of, from a ... standpoint, as far as ... is concerned, Mr., Ms., Mrs.
  • 的確 【テキカク】 precise, accurate, appropriate, exactly the right
  • 公的 【コウテキ】 public, official
  • 人為的 【ジンイテキ】 artificial, unnatural, human-caused (e.g. mistake, error, disaster), man-made

Kun reading compounds

  • 的 【まと】 mark, target, object, subject, focus, point (e.g. of argument)
  • 的外れ 【まとはずれ】 off the mark, off base, misdirected, irrelevant
  • 憧れの的 【あこがれのまと】 object of adoration, longing
  • 小的 【こまと】 small mark, small target

Readings

Japanese names:
いくは、 ゆくは
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
de5, di2, di4
Korean:
jeog

Spanish

  • objetivo
  • propósito
  • sufijo para formar adjetivos

Portuguese

  • Centro do alvo
  • marca
  • alvo
  • objeto

French

  • cible
  • but
  • objectif
  • terminaison d'adjectif
478 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
578 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
551 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
39 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3097 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
372 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
753 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
635 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.20 Japanese for Busy People
210 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
210 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
380 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1364 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1444 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
767 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1040 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
69 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22692 Morohashi
1125 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3867 New Nelson (John Haig)
69 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
73 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
7 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
511 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
852 2001 Kanji
4c4.12 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-3 SKIP code
2762.0 Four corner code
1-37-10 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7684 Unicode hex code

15 strokes (also 14)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
bequeath, leave behind, reserve
Kun:
のこ.す
On:
ユイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
647 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 遺憾 【イカン】 regrettable, unsatisfactory, deplorable, lamentable
  • 遺影 【イエイ】 portrait of deceased person
  • 拾遺 【シュウイ】 gleaning, gleanings
  • 補遺 【ホイ】 supplement, addendum, appendix
  • 遺言 【ユイゴン】 will, testament, last request
  • 遺骸 【イガイ】 remains, corpse, body

Kun reading compounds

  • 遺す 【のこす】 to leave (to someone, esp. after one's death), to bequeath

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yi2, wei4
Korean:
yu

Spanish

  • olvidar
  • dejar atrás
  • legar
  • dejar en herencia

Portuguese

  • legar
  • deixar para trás
  • reservar

French

  • léguer
  • laisser derrière
  • garder
739 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
827 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
808 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
780 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4745 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
656 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1821 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1172 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1230 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1179 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
719 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3928 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2023 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2731 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1788 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39134P Morohashi
3166 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6115 New Nelson (John Haig)
1772 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1909 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
981 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1661 2001 Kanji
2q12.4 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-12 SKIP code
3530.8 Four corner code
1-16-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
907a Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Variants:
transmit, go along, walk along, follow, report, communicate, legend, tradition
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
416 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 伝 【デン】 legend, tradition, biography, life, method, way, horseback transportation and communication relay system used in ancient Japan
  • 伝記 【デンキ】 biography, life story
  • 駅伝 【エキデン】 long-distance relay race, stagecoach, post horse
  • 評伝 【ヒョウデン】 critical biography
  • 転手 【テンジュ】 tuning peg (on a biwa or shamisen)
  • 伝奏 【テンソウ】 delivering a message to the emperor

Kun reading compounds

  • 伝わる 【つたわる】 to be handed down, to be introduced, to be transmitted, to be circulated, to go along, to walk along
  • 伝える 【つたえる】 to convey, to report, to transmit, to communicate, to tell, to impart, to propagate, to teach, to bequeath
  • 伝う 【つたう】 to go along, to walk along, to follow
  • 伝 【つて】 means of making contact, intermediary, go-between, connections, influence, pull, good offices
  • 伝言 【つてこと】 verbal message, word (from someone), rumour, rumor
  • 風のつて 【かぜのつて】 hearsay, rumor, grapevine

Readings

Japanese names:
つたえ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yun2
Korean:
jeon

Spanish

  • transmitir
  • tradición
  • ser transmitido
  • comunicar
  • seguir

Portuguese

  • transmitir
  • progredir
  • andar ao longo
  • seguir
  • relatório
  • comunicar
  • lenda
  • tradição

French

  • transmettre
  • côtoyer
  • suivre
  • rapporter
  • communiquer
  • légende
  • tradition
681 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
580 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
553 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
494 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
379 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
554 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
308 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
359 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.3 Japanese for Busy People
434 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
440 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
278 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
68 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
48 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
28 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
29 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
972 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
462P Morohashi
44 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
141 New Nelson (John Haig)
963 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1036 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
331 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
470 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2171 2001 Kanji
2a4.14 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-4 SKIP code
2123.1 Four corner code
1-37-33 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f1d 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...)
  • 子宮 【シキュウ】 womb, uterus
  • 中性子 【チュウセイシ】 neutron
  • 精子 【セイシ】 sperm
  • 主 【ス】 honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name
  • 金子 【キンス】 money, funds
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce
  • 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, young (animal), young woman, young geisha, offshoot, interest, new shares, player who is not a dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.), bird egg, -er (often of young women)
  • 子 【こう】 child, interest
  • 根っこ 【ねっこ】 root (of a plant), stump (of a tree), root (of a problem, etc.), base, foundation, origin, source
  • 江戸っ子 【えどっこ】 true Tokyoite, Edoite, person born and raised in Edo
  • 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