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Readings

Chinese:
jian4
Korean:
geom

Spanish

Portuguese

French

556 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2400 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2245 Morohashi
1906 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
518 New Nelson (John Haig)
2f8.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-13-3 SKIP code
8785.0 Four corner code
1-49-89 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5294 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
mountain
Parts:
mountain
Kun:
やま
On:
サンセン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
131 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 山 【サン】 Mt., Mount, Mt., Mount
  • 山陰 【ヤマカゲ】 place in the shade of a mountain, shelter of the mountains, mountain recess
  • 治山 【チサン】 forest conservation, afforestation
  • 開山 【カイサン】 founding a temple (on a hill-top)
  • 山道 【ヤマミチ】 mountain road, mountain trail
  • 須弥山 【シュミセン】 Mount Sumeru (believed to be the centre of the Buddhist world)

Kun reading compounds

  • 山 【やま】 mountain, hill, mine (e.g. coal mine), heap, pile, crown (of a hat), thread (of a screw), tread (of a tire), protruding part of an object, high part, climax, peak, critical point, guess, speculation, gamble, criminal case, crime, mountain climbing, mountaineering, festival float (esp. one mounted with a decorative halberd), deck (of playing cards on table, face down, from which cards are drawn), stack, wall, wall tile, temple, temple grounds, wild
  • 山陰 【やまかげ】 place in the shade of a mountain, shelter of the mountains, mountain recess
  • 奥山 【おくやま】 remote mountain, mountain recesses
  • 青山 【せいざん】 lush mountain, green mountain, grave, burial place

Readings

Japanese names:
さ、 やの、 やん
Chinese:
shan1
Korean:
san

Spanish

  • montaña

Portuguese

  • montanha

French

  • montagne
38 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
58 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
24 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
60 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1407 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
21 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
48 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
89 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.11 Japanese for Busy People
34 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
34 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
100 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
535 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3658 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1867 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2544 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
775 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7869 Morohashi
2940 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1439 New Nelson (John Haig)
768 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
830 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
148 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
17 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1276 2001 Kanji
3o0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-1 SKIP code
4-3-2 SKIP code
2277.0 Four corner code
1-27-19 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c71 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
valley
Parts:
valley
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
508 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 谷底平野 【コクテイヘイヤ】 valley plain
  • 渓谷 【ケイコク】 valley (with a river running through it), gorge, ravine, canyon
  • 盤谷 【バンコク】 Bangkok (Thailand)

Kun reading compounds

  • 谷 【たに】 valley
  • 谷間 【たにま】 valley, ravine, chasm, dell, cleavage (breasts), slum
  • 不気味の谷 【ぶきみのたに】 uncanny valley (hypothesis about humanoid robots)
  • 千尋の谷 【せんじんのたに】 bottomless ravine, abyss
  • 極まる 【きわまる】 to reach an extreme, to reach a limit, to terminate, to come to an end, extremely, to be stuck, to be in a dilemma, to be at a loss, to be decided, to be settled

Readings

Japanese names:
がい、 がえ、 がや、 せ、 たり、 たん、 や
Chinese:
gu3, yu4
Korean:
gog, yog

Spanish

  • valle

Portuguese

  • vale

French

  • vallée
78 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
135 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
122 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
249 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4458 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
528 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
914 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
449 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
653 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
664 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
458 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1714 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2536 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1290 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1758 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
796 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36182 Morohashi
2043 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5730 New Nelson (John Haig)
788 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
851 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
143 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2077 2001 Kanji
2o5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-5 SKIP code
8060.8 Four corner code
1-35-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8c37 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
right
Kun:
みぎ
On:
ユウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
602 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 右中間 【ウチュウカン】 between right and center fielders (centre)
  • 右側 【ミギガワ】 right side, right-hand side
  • 極右 【キョクウ】 far right (in politics), extreme right, ultraconservative
  • 最右 【サイウ】 right-most, rightmost
  • 右筆 【ユウヒツ】 private secretary, amanuensis
  • 右文 【ユウブン】 respect for literary culture
  • 上下左右 【ジョウゲサユウ】 up and down, left and right, top and bottom, left and right

Kun reading compounds

  • 右 【みぎ】 right, right-hand side, afore-mentioned (esp. in vertical Japanese writing), foregoing, forgoing, above
  • 右腕 【みぎうで】 right arm, right-hand man, right hand, right-hand person, right-handed pitcher
  • 上右 【うえみぎ】 upper right (corner)
  • 下右 【したみぎ】 lower right (corner)

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 すけ
Chinese:
you4
Korean:
u

Spanish

  • derecha

Portuguese

  • Direita

French

  • droite
19 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
22 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
2 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
503 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
878 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
88 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
33 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
171 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.12 Japanese for Busy People
76 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
76 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
35 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
277 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3693 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1888 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2568 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
78 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3250 Morohashi
2975 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
700 New Nelson (John Haig)
78 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
82 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
384 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
38 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1477 2001 Kanji
3d2.15 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-3 SKIP code
4060.0 Four corner code
1-17-6 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53f3 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
gate
Parts:
gate, counter for cannons
Kun:
かど
On:
モン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
452 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 門 【モン】 gate, branch of learning based on the teachings of a single master, division, phylum, counter for cannons
  • 門下 【モンカ】 one's pupil, one's student, one's follower
  • 入門 【ニュウモン】 entering an institution, beginning training, primer, manual, introduction (to)
  • 宗門 【シュウモン】 (religious) denomination, sect

Kun reading compounds

  • 門 【もん】 gate, branch of learning based on the teachings of a single master, division, phylum, counter for cannons
  • 門出 【かどで】 leaving one's own house (e.g. when going to war), departure, setting out, starting a new life, starting life anew
  • 帝 【みかど】 emperor (of Japan), mikado, (the gates of an) imperial residence
  • 口は災いの門 【くちはわざわいのかど】 words can lead to disaster, the tongue is the root of calamities, the more you open your mouth the more likely you are to put your foot in it
  • 戸 【と】 door (esp. Japanese-style), shutter, window shutter, entrance (to a home), narrows
  • 門浪 【となみ】 waves in narrow straits
  • 鳴門 【なると】 strait with a roaring tidal ebb and flow, whirlpool, maelstrom, kamaboko with a spiral whirlpool-like pattern, cooking technique where ingredients are cut in a spiral pattern, Naruto (city in Tokushima), Naruto Strait, Naruto wakame
  • 長門 【ながと】 Nagato (former province located in the west of present-day Yamaguchi Prefecture)

Readings

Japanese names:
じょう、 も、 と、 ゆき
Chinese:
men2
Korean:
mun

Spanish

  • puerta

Portuguese

  • portões

French

  • portail
  • compteur de canons
143 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
231 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
211 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
385 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4940 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
105 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
269 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
601 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
161 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
161 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
445 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1838 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1100 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
597 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
789 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1630 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41208 Morohashi
888 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6381 New Nelson (John Haig)
1616 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1743 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
376 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
168 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3853 2001 Kanji
8e0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
3-8-0 SKIP code
7777.7 Four corner code
7777.0 Four corner code
1-44-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9580 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
Variants:
first time, beginning
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
152 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 初夏 【ショカ】 early summer, fourth month of the lunar calendar
  • 初演 【ショエン】 first performance
  • 年初 【ネンショ】 beginning of the year
  • 原初 【ゲンショ】 origin, source, beginning, starting point

Kun reading compounds

  • 始め 【はじめ】 beginning, start, outset, opening, first (in line, etc.), origin, such as ..., not to mention ...
  • 初めて 【はじめて】 for the first time, only after ... is it ..., only when ... do you ...
  • 初めて 【はじめて】 for the first time, only after ... is it ..., only when ... do you ...
  • 初 【はつ】 first, new
  • 初夏 【しょか】 early summer, fourth month of the lunar calendar
  • 業界初 【ぎょうかいはつ】 the industry's first ...
  • 人生初 【じんせいはつ】 (for the) first time in one's life

Readings

Japanese names:
し、 はっ
Chinese:
chu1
Korean:
cho

Spanish

  • comienzo
  • primero

Portuguese

  • primeiros tempos
  • começo

French

  • première fois
  • commencement
428 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
535 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
507 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
261 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4215 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
636 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
353 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
427 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.20 Japanese for Busy People
679 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
692 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
440 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
181 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1433 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
759 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1031 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
411 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1911 Morohashi
1116 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
469 New Nelson (John Haig)
404 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
431 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
279 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
483 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
645 2001 Kanji
5e2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-2 SKIP code
3722.0 Four corner code
1-29-73 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
521d Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
substitute, change, convert, replace, period, age, counter for decades of ages, eras, etc., generation, charge, rate, fee
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
66 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 代 【ダイ】 charge, cost, price, generation, age, (school) year, cohort, reign, era, a representative of, on behalf of, for (someone), switchboard number, counter for decades of ages, eras, etc., counter for generations (of inheritors to a throne, etc.), proxy application company, pronoun
  • 代官 【ダイカン】 Edo-period prefectural governor (magistrate, bailiff)
  • 大時代 【オオジダイ】 old-fashioned, antiquated, anachronistic
  • 次代 【ジダイ】 the next era
  • 代謝 【タイシャ】 metabolism, renewal, regeneration, replacing the old with the new
  • 代赭 【タイシャ】 red ocher (ochre)
  • 永代 【エイタイ】 permanence, eternity
  • 希代 【キタイ】 uncommon, rare, extraordinary, matchless

Kun reading compounds

  • 替わる 【かわる】 to succeed, to relieve, to replace, to take the place of, to substitute for, to take over for, to represent, to hand over (telephone), to be exchanged, to change (places with), to switch
  • 代わる代わる 【かわるがわる】 alternately, by turns
  • 替わる 【かわる】 to succeed, to relieve, to replace, to take the place of, to substitute for, to take over for, to represent, to hand over (telephone), to be exchanged, to change (places with), to switch
  • 代わる代わる 【かわるがわる】 alternately, by turns
  • 代わり 【かわり】 substitute, replacement, substituting, replacing, stand-in, proxy, alternate, deputy, relief, successor, compensation, exchange, return, another helping, second helping, seconds, refill, upcoming program, upcoming programme
  • 代わり合う 【かわりあう】 to relieve each other, to take turns (to do)
  • 代わり 【かわり】 substitute, replacement, substituting, replacing, stand-in, proxy, alternate, deputy, relief, successor, compensation, exchange, return, another helping, second helping, seconds, refill, upcoming program, upcoming programme
  • 代わり合う 【かわりあう】 to relieve each other, to take turns (to do)
  • 換える 【かえる】 to replace, to exchange, to interchange, to substitute
  • 世 【よ】 world, society, public, life, lifetime, age, era, period, epoch, generation, reign, rule, the times, world (of existence)
  • 代々 【だいだい】 for generations, hereditary, generation after generation
  • 千代 【ちよ】 thousand years, very long period, forever
  • 君が代 【きみがよ】 Imperial reign, Kimigayo (Japanese national anthem)
  • 代 【しろ】 substitution, material, price, margin (e.g. for stapling, etc.), area required for something, shiro (unit of land area equal to one-fiftieth of a tan; approx. 19.83 m.sq.)
  • 代物 【しろもの】 article, goods, product, fine thing, fellow, affair, stuff, prostitute, price, cost, money
  • 阿代 【あしろ】 Ophidion asiro (species of cusk eel)
  • 食い代 【くいしろ】 food expenses

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
dai4
Korean:
dae

Spanish

  • generación
  • reinado
  • sustituir
  • reemplazar
  • relevar

Portuguese

  • substituto
  • mudança
  • convertido
  • repor
  • período
  • idade
  • geração
  • carga
  • valor
  • taxa

French

  • substituer
  • changer
  • convertir
  • remplacer
  • période
  • âge
  • ère
  • génération
  • montant d'argent
  • taux
  • prix
  • redevance
463 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
358 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
338 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
68 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
364 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
85 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
111 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
125 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.10 Japanese for Busy People
256 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
256 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
413 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
61 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
34 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
18 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
18 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1014 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
386 Morohashi
30 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
125 New Nelson (John Haig)
1005 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1080 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
87 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
257 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2156 2001 Kanji
2a3.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-3 SKIP code
2324.0 Four corner code
1-34-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4ee3 Unicode hex code