Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
thorn, pierce, stab, prick, sting, calling card
Kun:
さ.すさ.さるさ.しさしとげ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1031 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 刺 【シ】 calling card
  • 刺激 【シゲキ】 stimulus, impetus, incentive, encouragement, motivation, provocation, excitement, thrill
  • 牛刺 【ギュウサシ】 sliced raw beef
  • 肉刺し 【ニクサシ】 fork

Kun reading compounds

  • 刺す 【さす】 to pierce, to stab, to prick, to stick, to thrust, to sting, to bite, to sew, to stitch, to embroider, to pole (a boat), to catch (with a limed pole), to put (a runner) out, to pick off
  • 刺刀 【さすが】 dagger
  • 刺さる 【ささる】 to stick into (of something with a sharp point), to prick, to pierce, to get stuck (in), to lodge (in)
  • 刺し 【さし】 grain thief, sharpened tube for testing rice in bags, sashimi (sliced raw fish), stabbing, piercing, pricking
  • 刺身 【さしみ】 sashimi (raw sliced fish, shellfish or crustaceans)
  • 牛刺 【ぎゅうさし】 sliced raw beef
  • 肉刺し 【にくさし】 fork
  • 刺し 【さし】 grain thief, sharpened tube for testing rice in bags, sashimi (sliced raw fish), stabbing, piercing, pricking
  • 刺身 【さしみ】 sashimi (raw sliced fish, shellfish or crustaceans)
  • 牛刺 【ぎゅうさし】 sliced raw beef
  • 肉刺し 【にくさし】 fork
  • 刺 【とげ】 thorn, spine, prickle, splinter (esp. lodged in one's flesh), hard sharp item (esp. lodged in one's throat, e.g. fish bone), biting words
  • 棘魚 【とげうお】 stickleback (Gasterosteidae spp.)
  • 刺々 【とげとげ】 sharply, harshly, stingingly

Readings

Chinese:
ci4
Korean:
ja, cheog

Spanish

  • espina
  • punzar
  • pinchar
  • apuñalar
  • tarjeta de visita

Portuguese

  • espinho
  • furar
  • esfaquear
  • picar
  • picar cartão

French

  • piquer
  • coudre
  • enfoncer
  • percer
  • tailler
  • épine
  • carte de visite
1314 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
954 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
682 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1139 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
360 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
654 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
881 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
902 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1319 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
192 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1625 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
855 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1171 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
424 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1969 Morohashi
1275 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
480 New Nelson (John Haig)
417 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
446 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1154 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1543 2001 Kanji
2f6.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-2 SKIP code
5290.0 Four corner code
27-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
523a Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
guest, visitor, customer, client
On:
キャクカク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
557 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 客 【キャク】 guest, visitor, customer, client, shopper, spectator, audience, tourist, sightseer, passenger
  • 客足 【キャクアシ】 customer traffic, customers, custom
  • 論客 【ロンキャク】 controversialist
  • 賓客 【ヒンキャク】 guest of honour, guest of honor, privileged guest, visitor
  • 客 【キャク】 guest, visitor, customer, client, shopper, spectator, audience, tourist, sightseer, passenger
  • 客員 【キャクイン】 guest member, associate member, honorary member
  • 論客 【ロンキャク】 controversialist
  • 賓客 【ヒンキャク】 guest of honour, guest of honor, privileged guest, visitor

Readings

Chinese:
ke4
Korean:
gaeg

Spanish

  • huésped
  • visitante
  • cliente

Portuguese

  • convidado
  • visitante
  • cliente

French

  • hôte
  • client
  • visiteur
184 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
270 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
252 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
571 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1302 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
434 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
467 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
917 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.11 Japanese for Busy People
641 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
651 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
318 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
476 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2798 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1439 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1939 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
300 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7128 Morohashi
2250 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1329 New Nelson (John Haig)
294 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
315 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
321 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
777 2001 Kanji
3m6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-6 SKIP code
3060.4 Four corner code
21-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5ba2 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
climate, season, weather, wait for, expect
Kun:
そうろう
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
510 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 候 【コウ】 season, weather
  • 候補 【コウホ】 candidate, contender, prospect, pick, choice, list, candidacy, candidature, nomination
  • 時候 【ジコウ】 season, time of the year
  • 症候 【ショウコウ】 symptoms

Kun reading compounds

  • 候ふ 【そうろう】 to serve (by a superior's side), to be, to do
  • 候間 【そうろうあいだ】 as ...
  • 書き候 【かきそうろう】 (have the honor, honour) to write
  • 御入り候ふ 【おんいりそうろう】 to go, to come, to be

Readings

Chinese:
hou4
Korean:
hu

Spanish

  • clima
  • tiempo
  • explorar
  • esperar algo
  • forma cortés del verbo ser y estar

Portuguese

  • clima
  • estação
  • tempo

French

  • climat
  • temps
  • saison
607 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
504 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
478 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
817 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
481 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
862 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
325 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1029 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
944 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
974 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1174 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
105 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
133 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
89 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
101 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1655 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
775 Morohashi
119 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
250 New Nelson (John Haig)
1640 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1769 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
542 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2163 2001 Kanji
2a8.10 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-8 SKIP code
2723.4 Four corner code
24-85 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5019 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
clothes 衣 (衤)
Parts:
supplement, supply, make good, offset, compensate, assistant, learner
Kun:
おぎな.う
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
332 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 補 【ホ】 assistant ..., probationary ...
  • 補完 【ホカン】 complementation, supplementation, completion
  • 増補 【ゾウホ】 extending (e.g. a book), augmenting, enlarging, supplementing
  • 追補 【ツイホ】 supplement, appendix, addendum

Kun reading compounds

  • 補う 【おぎなう】 to compensate for, to supplement

Readings

Chinese:
bu3
Korean:
bo

Spanish

  • suplir
  • resarcir
  • compensar

Portuguese

  • suplemento
  • oferta
  • cumprir
  • indenizar
  • compensar
  • assistente
  • aprendiz

French

  • complément
  • supplément
  • améliorer
  • compenser
  • assistant
  • stagiaire
868 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
981 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
970 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
516 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4242 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
744 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
884 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1644 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
889 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
910 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1001 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1632 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1529 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
809 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1103 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1857 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34320 Morohashi
1194 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5464 New Nelson (John Haig)
1840 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1983 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
955 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
653 2001 Kanji
5e7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-7 SKIP code
3322.7 Four corner code
42-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
88dc Unicode hex code