Jisho

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15 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
Variants:
weapon of war, logging axe, kill en masse, peeling (paint off a wall, etc), sparse, faded
Kun:
ころ.す
On:
リュウ
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
1947 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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Readings

Japanese names:
らう、 のぶ、 みずち
Chinese:
liu2
Korean:
ryu

Spanish

Portuguese

French

709 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2554 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2398 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1680 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2224 Morohashi
515 New Nelson (John Haig)
2143 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2270 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2f13.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-13-2 SKIP code
7210.0 Four corner code
46-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5289 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
raise, elevate, hoist, praise, extol, fry in deep fat
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1316 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 揚力 【ヨウリョク】 dynamic lift, lifting power
  • 揚音 【ヨウオン】 acute (accent, etc.)
  • 高揚 【コウヨウ】 enhancement, exaltation, promotion, uplift
  • 掲揚 【ケイヨウ】 hoisting (e.g. a flag), raising, flying, putting up

Kun reading compounds

  • 上げる 【あげる】 to raise, to elevate, to do up (one's hair), to fly (a kite, etc.), to launch (fireworks, etc.), to surface (a submarine, etc.), to land (a boat), to deep-fry, to show someone (into a room), to summon (for geishas, etc.), to send someone (away), to enrol (one's child in school), to enroll, to increase (price, quality, status, etc.), to develop (talent, skill), to improve, to make (a loud sound), to raise (one's voice), to earn (something desirable), to praise, to give (an example, etc.), to cite, to summon up (all of one's energy, etc.), to arrest, to nominate, to give, to offer up (incense, a prayer, etc.) to the gods (or Buddha, etc.), to bear (a child), to conduct (a ceremony, esp. a wedding), (of the tide) to come in, to vomit, to do for (the sake of someone else), to complete ..., to humbly do ...
  • 上がる 【あがる】 to rise, to go up, to come up, to ascend, to be raised, to enter (esp. from outdoors), to come in, to go in, to enter (a school), to advance to the next grade, to get out (of water), to come ashore, to increase, to improve, to make progress, to be promoted, to advance, to be made (of profit, etc.), to occur (esp. of a favourable result), to be adequate (to cover expenses, etc.), to be finished, to be done, to be over, (of rain) to stop, to lift, to stop (working properly), to cut out, to give out, to die, to win (in a card game, etc.), to be arrested, to turn up (of evidence, etc.), to be deep fried, to be spoken loudly, to get stage fright, to be offered (to the gods, etc.), to go, to visit, to eat, to drink, to be listed (as a candidate), to serve (in one's master's home), to go north, to be complete, to finish

Readings

Japanese names:
あがり
Chinese:
yang2
Korean:
yang

Spanish

  • levantar
  • alzar
  • izar
  • freír

Portuguese

  • levantar
  • fritar em gordura funda

French

  • hisser
  • frire
1876 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1116 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1966 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1401 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1369 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1551 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
631 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
641 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1481 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
917 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
722 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
433 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
542 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
671 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12355 Morohashi
593 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2236 New Nelson (John Haig)
664 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
717 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1542 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1351 2001 Kanji
3c9.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
5602.7 Four corner code
45-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
63da Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
line
Parts:
Variants:
state, province
Kun:
On:
シュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
386 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 州 【シュウ】 state (US, Australia, India, Germany, etc.), province (e.g. Canada), canton (e.g. Switzerland), oblast (e.g. Russia), department (e.g. ancient China), continent, dear
  • 州政府 【シュウセイフ】 state government
  • 広州 【コウシュウ】 Guangzhou (China), Kwangchow, Canton
  • 沿海州 【エンカイシュウ】 (Russian) maritime provinces
  • 州 【ス】 sandbank, sandbar
  • 洲浜 【スハマ】 sandy beach, sandbar that projects into the ocean, particularly in a wavy form, designs and objects with a wavy pattern, sweet mochi cake
  • 白州 【シラス】 white sandbar, white sandbank, area in a garden or entrance of a house laid with white sand or pebbles, gravel separating a Noh stage from the audience, court of law in the Edo period, in which the parties sat on white sand
  • 中州 【ナカス】 sandbank (in a river), sandbar

Kun reading compounds

  • 州 【す】 sandbank, sandbar
  • 洲浜 【すはま】 sandy beach, sandbar that projects into the ocean, particularly in a wavy form, designs and objects with a wavy pattern, sweet mochi cake
  • 白州 【しらす】 white sandbar, white sandbank, area in a garden or entrance of a house laid with white sand or pebbles, gravel separating a Noh stage from the audience, court of law in the Edo period, in which the parties sat on white sand
  • 中州 【なかす】 sandbank (in a river), sandbar

Readings

Japanese names:
くに
Chinese:
zhou1
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • estado
  • provincia
  • banco de arena

Portuguese

  • estado
  • província

French

  • province
  • état
424 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
320 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
304 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
542 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
99 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
445 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
490 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
224 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
195 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
195 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
553 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
549 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
64 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
39 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
40 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
130 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8678 Morohashi
57 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1529 New Nelson (John Haig)
128 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
135 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
271 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1254 2001 Kanji
2f4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-4 SKIP code
1-1-5 SKIP code
3200.0 Four corner code
29-3 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5dde Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
cow 牛 (牜)
Parts:
breed, care for, shepherd, feed, pasture
Kun:
まき
On:
ボク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
1360 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 牧場 【ボクジョウ】 farm (livestock), ranch (US), station (Aus, NZ), pasture land, meadow, grazing land
  • 牧師 【ボクシ】 pastor, minister, clergyman, reverend
  • 遊牧 【ユウボク】 nomadism
  • 移牧 【イボク】 transhumance, moving stock between pastures according to season

Kun reading compounds

  • 牧 【まき】 pasture, grazing land
  • 牧場 【ぼくじょう】 farm (livestock), ranch (US), station (Aus, NZ), pasture land, meadow, grazing land

Readings

Japanese names:
ま、 まい、 もく
Chinese:
mu4
Korean:
mog

Spanish

  • pastorear
  • pastar
  • pasto

Portuguese

  • raça
  • importar-se
  • guiar
  • alimentar
  • pastoreio

French

  • élevage
  • soigner
  • berger
  • nourrir
  • pâturage
720 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
614 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
586 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1243 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2856 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
799 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1520 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
610 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
731 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
744 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1273 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1291 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1083 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
586 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
776 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
335 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19950 Morohashi
873 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3537 New Nelson (John Haig)
329 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
351 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
517 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2466 2001 Kanji
4g4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
2854.0 Four corner code
43-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7267 Unicode hex code