Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
Variants:
genesis, wound, injury, hurt, start, originate
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
741 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 創作 【ソウサク】 creation, production, creative work (novel, film, etc.), original work, (creative) writing, fabrication, fiction, invention
  • 創刊 【ソウカン】 foundation (of a newspaper, magazine, etc.), starting, launching, first publication
  • 独創 【ドクソウ】 originality
  • 草創 【ソウソウ】 beginning, inauguration

Kun reading compounds

  • 作る 【つくる】 to make, to produce, to manufacture, to build, to construct, to prepare (food), to brew (alcohol), to raise, to grow, to cultivate, to train, to till, to draw up (a document), to make out, to prepare, to write, to create (an artistic work, etc.), to compose, to coin (a phrase), to organize, to organise, to establish, to found, to have (a child), to make up (one's face, etc.), to fabricate (an excuse, etc.), to give a (false) appearance, to feign (a smile, etc.), to put on a show of emotion, to form (a line, etc.), to set (a record), to commit (a sin, etc.)
  • 始める 【はじめる】 to start, to begin, to commence, to initiate, to originate, to start up (a business, society, etc.), to open (e.g. a store), to establish, to start ..., to begin to ...
  • 傷 【きず】 wound, injury, cut, gash, bruise, scratch, scrape, scar, chip, crack, scratch, nick, flaw, defect, weakness, weak point, stain (on one's reputation), disgrace, dishonor, dishonour, (emotional) hurt, hurt feelings
  • 古傷 【ふるきず】 old wound, scar, old unpleasant incident, past misdeed

Readings

Japanese names:
はじめ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chuang4, chuang1
Korean:
chang

Spanish

  • fundar
  • comenzar
  • originar

Portuguese

  • gênese
  • ferir
  • dano
  • ferido
  • começo
  • originar

French

  • fondation
  • genèse
  • origine
  • début
  • blessure
832 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
932 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
920 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
900 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
702 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
789 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1098 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1696 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1308 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1387 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1113 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
205 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2283 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1179 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1610 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1646 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2127 Morohashi
1815 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
506 New Nelson (John Haig)
1631 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1759 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
950 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2843 2001 Kanji
2f10.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-10-2 SKIP code
8260.0 Four corner code
1-33-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5275 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
business, vocation, arts, performance
Kun:
わざ
On:
ギョウゴウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
43 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 業 【ギョウ】 work, business, company, agency, study
  • 業者 【ギョウシャ】 trader, dealer, businessperson, company, vendor, supplier, manufacturer, maker, contractor, fellow trader, people in the same trade
  • 授業 【ジュギョウ】 lesson, class work, teaching, instruction
  • 卒業 【ソツギョウ】 graduation, completion (of a course), moving on (from), outgrowing (something), leaving (a group, company, etc.), quitting
  • 業 【ゴウ】 karma, result of one's karma, fate, destiny, uncontrollable temper
  • 業因 【ゴウイン】 karma
  • 罪業 【ザイゴウ】 sin, iniquity, crime
  • 正業 【ショウゴウ】 right action, correct meditative activity (in Jodo, saying the name of Amitabha)

Kun reading compounds

  • 業 【わざ】 deed, act, work, performance
  • 業師 【わざし】 tricky wrestler, shrewd fellow
  • 寝技 【ねわざ】 pinning technique (in wrestling or judo), underhanded dealings
  • 投げ技 【なげわざ】 throw or throwing technique (sumo, judo)

Readings

Japanese names:
なり、 のぶ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ye4
Korean:
eob

Spanish

  • negocio
  • industria
  • trabajo

Portuguese

  • negócios
  • vocação
  • artes
  • performance

French

  • activité
  • vocation
  • arts
  • représentation
  • karma
380 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
278 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
260 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
54 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
143 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
292 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
199 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2024 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.1 Japanese for Busy People
279 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
279 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
307 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1066 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3227 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1674 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2265 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1809 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
15170 Morohashi
2612 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2789 New Nelson (John Haig)
1792 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1931 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
74 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
419 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1064 2001 Kanji
0a13.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-8 SKIP code
3290.4 Four corner code
1-22-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
696d Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
shell
Parts:
expense, cost, spend, consume, waste
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
321 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 費 【ヒ】 cost, expense
  • 費用 【ヒヨウ】 cost, expense
  • 消費 【ショウヒ】 consumption, expenditure, spending
  • 浪費 【ロウヒ】 waste, extravagance

Kun reading compounds

  • 費やす 【ついやす】 to spend, to expend, to consume, to waste, to squander, to throw away, to devote
  • 費える 【ついえる】 to be used up (e.g. one's savings), to dwindle away, to be wasted (time, effort, etc.)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fei4
Korean:
bi

Spanish

  • gasto
  • coste
  • gastar

Portuguese

  • despesa
  • custo
  • gastar
  • consumir
  • perder

French

  • dépense
  • coût
  • dépenser
  • consommer
  • gaspiller
495 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
596 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
567 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
337 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4497 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
608 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
925 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
749 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
762 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
858 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1732 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3221 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1670 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2261 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1246 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36717 Morohashi
2607 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5786 New Nelson (John Haig)
1238 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1326 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
352 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
598 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1961 2001 Kanji
7b5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-7 SKIP code
5580.6 Four corner code
1-40-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8cbb Unicode hex code