Jisho

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15 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
drama, play
On:
ゲキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
662 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 劇 【ゲキ】 drama, play, powerful drug
  • 劇画 【ゲキガ】 comic strip with dramatic story
  • 新劇 【シンゲキ】 school of western-inspired Japanese drama which developed towards the end of the Meiji period, shingeki, new-drama (movement)
  • 京劇 【キョウゲキ】 classical Chinese opera

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ju4
Korean:
geug

Spanish

  • drama
  • obra
  • teatro
  • violento
  • intenso

Portuguese

  • drama
  • jogo

French

  • théâtre
  • pièce (théâtre)
858 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
848 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
458 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
247 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1078 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
365 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
797 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
811 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1140 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
206 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2399 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1221 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1681 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2016 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2218 Morohashi
1904 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
517 New Nelson (John Haig)
1997 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2152 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
982 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1243 2001 Kanji
2f13.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-13-2 SKIP code
2220.0 Four corner code
1-23-64 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5287 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
group, association
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
213 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 団 【ダン】 body, group, party, company, troupe
  • 団員 【ダンイン】 group member
  • 退団 【タイダン】 leaving (a group, team, etc.)
  • 営団 【エイダン】 corporation, foundation
  • 敷き布団 【シキブトン】 futon (laid on the floor), (Japanese) mattress, underquilt, sleeping mat
  • 水団 【スイトン】 flour dumplings in soup

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tuan2
Korean:
dan

Spanish

  • grupo
  • asociación
  • compañía
  • redondo

Portuguese

  • grupo
  • associação

French

  • groupe
  • association
672 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
772 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
749 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
172 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1027 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
243 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
421 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
310 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
491 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
500 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
366 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
339 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3791 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1935 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2628 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
589 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4703P Morohashi
3053 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
940 New Nelson (John Haig)
582 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
625 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
336 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
661 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1448 2001 Kanji
3s3.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-3 SKIP code
6034.0 Four corner code
1-35-36 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
56e3 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
fiber, tie, rope
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
643 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 維持 【イジ】 maintenance, preservation, improvement
  • 維新 【イシン】 reformation, revolution, renewal, Meiji Restoration
  • 化学繊維 【カガクセンイ】 synthetic fiber, synthetic fibre, chemical fiber, chemical fibre
  • 合成繊維 【ゴウセイセンイ】 synthetic fibre, synthetic fiber

Readings

Japanese names:
これ、 たもつ、 つぐ、 ゆい、 ゆき
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wei2
Korean:
yu

Spanish

  • soga
  • cuerda
  • atar
  • énfasis

Portuguese

  • fibra
  • laço
  • corda

French

  • fibre
  • cordon
  • corde
  • conservation
1007 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
926 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3552 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1187 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1634 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2540 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1231 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1295 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1297 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1540 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1733 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
926 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1251 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1353 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27568 Morohashi
1370 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4516 New Nelson (John Haig)
1341 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1441 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1722 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2775 2001 Kanji
6a8.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-8 SKIP code
2091.4 Four corner code
1-16-61 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7dad Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
axe
Parts:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
51 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 新 【シン】 new, neo-, newness, novelty, Gregorian calendar, Xin dynasty (China, 9-23 CE), Hsin dynasty
  • 新鋭 【シンエイ】 young and energetic, up-and-coming, new and excellent, newly produced, up-and-comer
  • 維新 【イシン】 reformation, revolution, renewal, Meiji Restoration
  • 改新 【カイシン】 reformation

Kun reading compounds

  • 新しい 【あたらしい】 new, novel, fresh, recent, latest, up-to-date, modern
  • 新しい女 【あたらしいおんな】 liberated woman
  • 新た 【あらた】 new, fresh, novel
  • 新田 【しんでん】 new rice field, newly developed rice field, wasteland or marshland newly reclaimed as a rice field (Edo period)

Readings

Japanese names:
あせ、 あたらし、 し、 に、 にっ、 につ、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xin1
Korean:
sin

Spanish

  • nuevo
  • fresco

Portuguese

  • novo

French

  • nouveau
256 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
165 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
148 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
36 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2080 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
178 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
55 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1965 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
174 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
174 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
85 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
956 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2239 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1166 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1587 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1516 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13572 Morohashi
1784 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2387 New Nelson (John Haig)
1502 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1619 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
80 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
226 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
454 2001 Kanji
5b8.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-9-4 SKIP code
0292.1 Four corner code
1-31-23 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
65b0 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
faction, group, party, clique, sect, school
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
164 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 派 【ハ】 clique, group, coterie, (political) faction, wing, party, camp, school, sect, denomination
  • 派遣 【ハケン】 dispatch, despatch, deployment, temporary employee (esp. from an agency), temporary worker, agency temp
  • 硬派 【コウハ】 hard-liners, diehards, hawks, (young) man with traditionally masculine interests, tough boy, man's man, hard news, reporter who covers political and economic affairs, strait-laced type (with respect to relationships), bullish traders
  • 右派 【ウハ】 right wing

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
pai4, pa1
Korean:
pa

Spanish

  • grupo
  • división
  • rama
  • enviar
  • mandar

Portuguese

  • facção
  • grupo
  • partido
  • claque
  • seita
  • escola

French

  • faction
  • groupe
  • parti
  • clan
  • secte
  • école
857 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
965 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
955 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
293 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2547 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
516 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1471 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
812 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
912 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
934 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1191 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1192 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
456 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
281 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
341 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1872 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17428 Morohashi
381 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3126 New Nelson (John Haig)
1855 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1999 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
286 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
892 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
365 2001 Kanji
3a6.21 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
3213.2 Four corner code
1-39-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6d3e Unicode hex code