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

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 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

12 strokes
Radical:
death, decay 歹 (歺)
Parts:
augment, increase, multiply, raise
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1362 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 植民地 【ショクミンチ】 colony, (Japanese) settlement (in Brazil)
  • 植民 【ショクミン】 colonization, colonisation
  • 増殖 【ゾウショク】 increase, multiplication, propagation, proliferation
  • 生殖 【セイショク】 reproduction

Kun reading compounds

  • 増える 【ふえる】 to increase, to multiply
  • 増やす 【ふやす】 to increase, to add to, to augment

Readings

Japanese names:
うえ、 え、 げ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhi2, shi5
Korean:
sig

Spanish

  • aumentar
  • incrementar
  • crecer

Portuguese

  • aumentar
  • aumento
  • multiplicar
  • levantar

French

  • croître
  • augmenter
  • multiplier
  • élever
1426 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1647 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2448 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1396 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1453 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1867 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1506 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1607 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1540 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1137 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1253 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
680 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
907 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
819 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16502 Morohashi
994 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2981 New Nelson (John Haig)
811 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
874 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1557 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3175 2001 Kanji
5c7.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-8 SKIP code
1421.6 Four corner code
1-31-3 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6b96 Unicode hex code