Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
in front, before
Kun:
まえ-まえ
On:
ゼン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
27 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 前 【ゼン】 last (i.e. immediately preceding), previous, ex-, former, pre- (e.g. premodern), before, before, earlier
  • 前衛 【ゼンエイ】 advance guard, vanguard, avant-garde (e.g. music)
  • 中前 【チュウゼン】 front of center field, front of centre field
  • 風前 【フウゼン】 where the wind blows

Kun reading compounds

  • 前 【まえ】 in front (of), before (e.g. a building), before, earlier, previously, prior, ago, (minutes) to (the hour), (the) front, frontal part, fore, head (e.g. of a line), forward, ahead, (in the) presence (of), in front (of someone), previous (e.g. page), prior (e.g. engagement), first (e.g. half), former (e.g. example), portion, helping, front (of one's body or clothing), breast (of a coat, kimono, etc.), privates, private parts, criminal record, previous conviction, (a) prior
  • 前売り 【まえうり】 advance sale, booking
  • 左前 【ひだりまえ】 wearing a kimono with the right side over the left (normally used only for the dead), going badly (one's business, one's fortune, the economy), being in a bad financial situation, front left, front and left, before and left
  • 出前 【でまえ】 home delivery (of food), outside catering

Readings

Japanese names:
さき、 さと、 まい
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qian2
Korean:
jeon

Spanish

  • antes
  • delante de

Portuguese

  • em frente
  • antes

French

  • devant
  • avant
102 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
177 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
159 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
38 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
595 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
139 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
23 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
921 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
47 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
47 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
29 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
196 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2819 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1453 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1957 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
296 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2011X Morohashi
2266 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
490 New Nelson (John Haig)
290 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
309 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
53 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
182 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
943 2001 Kanji
2o7.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-6 SKIP code
2-2-7 SKIP code
8022.1 Four corner code
1-33-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
524d Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
field
Parts:
rice field, rice paddy
Kun:
On:
デン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
90 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 田畑 【タハタ】 fields (of rice and other crops)
  • 田園 【デンエン】 the country, countryside, rural districts, cultivated land, fields
  • 桑田 【ソウデン】 mulberry plantation
  • 水田 【スイデン】 (water-filled) paddy field

Kun reading compounds

  • 田 【た】 rice field
  • 田植え 【たうえ】 rice planting
  • 新田 【しんでん】 new rice field, newly developed rice field, wasteland or marshland newly reclaimed as a rice field (Edo period)
  • 沼田 【ぬまた】 marshy rice field or paddy

Readings

Japanese names:
いなか、 おか、 たん、 で、 とう、 や
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tian2
Korean:
jeon

Spanish

  • campo de arroz
  • arrozal

Portuguese

  • campo de arroz
  • arroz sem beneficiar

French

  • rizière
40 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
60 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
59 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
24 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2994 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
52 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
220 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
189 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
35 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
35 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
103 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1330 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3775 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1925 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2617 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
14 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21723 Morohashi
3041 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3727 New Nelson (John Haig)
14 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
14 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
61 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
45 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3676 2001 Kanji
5f0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-2 SKIP code
4-5-1 SKIP code
6040.0 Four corner code
1-37-36 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7530 Unicode hex code

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

7 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
filial piety, child's respect
On:
コウキョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
1030 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 孝 【コウ】 filial piety
  • 孝行 【コウコウ】 filial piety, showing devotion (to someone)
  • 親不孝 【オヤフコウ】 lack of filial piety, disobedience to one's parents
  • 不孝 【フコウ】 undutifulness to one's parents, lack of filial piety, (the crime of) cursing one's parents, disowning one's child
  • 孝 【コウ】 filial piety
  • 不孝 【フコウ】 undutifulness to one's parents, lack of filial piety, (the crime of) cursing one's parents, disowning one's child

Readings

Japanese names:
たか、 たかし、 のり、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xiao4
Korean:
hyo

Spanish

  • devoción filial
  • deber filial

Portuguese

  • piedade filial
  • respeito pelas crianças

French

  • piété filiale
  • respect des anciens
781 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
870 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
860 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1249 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
773 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
865 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1204 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
541 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
542 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
551 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
738 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
459 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3973 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2044 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2761 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1261 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6952 Morohashi
3205 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1289 New Nelson (John Haig)
1253 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1342 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
850 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1447 2001 Kanji
2k4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-3 SKIP code
3-4-3 SKIP code
4-6-4 SKIP code
4-7-4 SKIP code
2-4-2 SKIP code
3-4-2 SKIP code
4440.7 Four corner code
1-25-7 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b5d Unicode hex code