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 show effect, to do its work, to carry out its function well, to be possible to use

Readings

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

10 strokes
Radical:
dish
Parts:
benefit, gain, profit, advantage
Kun:
ま.す
On:
エキヤク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
674 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 益 【エキ】 benefit, use, good, advantage, gain, profit, gains
  • 益金 【エキキン】 profit
  • 増益 【ゾウエキ】 increased (profit)
  • 公益 【コウエキ】 public interest, public benefit, public good
  • 益 【エキ】 benefit, use, good, advantage, gain, profit, gains
  • 益体もない 【ヤクタイモナイ】 useless, worthless, absurd, baloney
  • 現世利益 【ゲンセリヤク】 benefits gained in this world through observance of the Buddhist teachings, happiness gained in this world through observance of the Buddhist teachings

Kun reading compounds

  • 益々 【ますます】 increasingly, more and more, decreasingly (when declining), less and less
  • 益人 【ますひと】 people, subjects, populace

Readings

Japanese names:
まし、 ます
Chinese:
yi4
Korean:
ig

Spanish

  • beneficio
  • ganancia
  • ventaja
  • provecho

Portuguese

  • benefício
  • ganho
  • lucro
  • vantagem

French

  • bénéfice
  • gain
  • profit
  • avantage
742 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
648 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
619 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
825 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
597 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
631 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1553 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1201 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
716 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
729 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
921 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1370 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2849 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1468 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1978 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1899 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22972P Morohashi
2285 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3891 New Nelson (John Haig)
1881 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2026 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
707 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
974 2001 Kanji
2o8.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-7 SKIP code
2-5-5 SKIP code
2-2-8 SKIP code
8010.7 Four corner code
17-55 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
76ca Unicode hex code