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

4 strokes
Radical:
compare, compete
Parts:
Variants:
compare, race, ratio, Philippines
Kun:
くら.べる
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
329 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 比 【ヒ】 ratio, proportion, match, equal, explicit comparison (style of the Shi Jing), Philippines, in comparison with ...
  • 比較 【ヒカク】 comparison
  • 口径比 【コウケイヒ】 aperture ratio (inverse of the f-number), relative aperture
  • 正比 【セイヒ】 direct ratio

Kun reading compounds

  • 比べる 【くらべる】 to compare, to make a comparison, to compete, to vie

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 ぴっ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bi3, bi4
Korean:
bi

Spanish

  • comparación
  • proporción
  • relación
  • Filipinas
  • comparar

Portuguese

  • comparar
  • corrida
  • razão
  • Phillipines

French

  • comparer
  • compétition
  • proportion
  • Philippines
697 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
792 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
771 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
557 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2470 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
589 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
660 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
137 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
798 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
812 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
276 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1146 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
29 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
14 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
14 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
456 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16743 Morohashi
26 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3010 New Nelson (John Haig)
447 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
482 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
450 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
643 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1256 2001 Kanji
2m3.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-2 SKIP code
1-3-2 SKIP code
2171.0 Four corner code
2111.0 Four corner code
1-40-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6bd4 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
two
Parts:
Variants:
Asia, rank next, come after, -ous
Kun:
つ.ぐ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1509 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 亜 【ア】 sub-, -ous (indicating a low oxidation state), -ite, Asia, Argentina, Arabia, America, American person
  • 亜鉛 【アエン】 zinc (Zn)
  • 東亜 【トウア】 East Asia, the Orient
  • 叙利亜 【シリア】 Syria

Kun reading compounds

  • 次ぐ 【つぐ】 to rank next to, to come after

Readings

Japanese names:
や、 つぎ、 つぐ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ya4
Korean:
a

Spanish

  • pref. para indicar
  • venir después de
  • Asia

Portuguese

  • Ásia
  • próxima
  • o que vem depois
  • -ous

French

  • Asie
  • suivant
  • sub-
  • sous-
997 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1331 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
43 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1788 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1032 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
525 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1616 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1724 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1818 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
35 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4354 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2204 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2966 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1827 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
272 Morohashi
3540 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
81 New Nelson (John Haig)
1809 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1950 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1092 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3273 2001 Kanji
0a7.14 The Kanji Dictionary
4-7-1 SKIP code
1010.6 Four corner code
1-16-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e9c Unicode hex code