Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
add, addition, increase, join, include, Canada
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
130 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 加 【カ】 addition, increase, Canada
  • 加圧 【カアツ】 increasing pressure
  • 添加 【テンカ】 addition, annexing
  • 牙買加 【ジャマイカ】 Jamaica

Kun reading compounds

  • 加える 【くわえる】 to add, to add up, to sum up, to append, to annex, to increase, to gather (e.g. speed), to pick up, to include, to count in, to let join, to inflict (damage), to deal, to give
  • 加わる 【くわわる】 to be added to, to be appended, to join in (e.g. a group of friends), to participate, to increase (e.g. heat), to gain in (e.g. influence), to grow, to gather (speed), to be applied (e.g. heat, pressure), to be exerted

Readings

Chinese:
jia1
Korean:
ga

Spanish

  • agregar
  • añadir
  • incrementar
  • Canadá
  • sumar
  • unirse

Portuguese

  • somar
  • adição
  • aumento
  • unir
  • incluir
  • Canadá

French

  • ajouter
  • addition
  • augmentation
  • rejoindre
  • inclure
  • Canada
356 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
453 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
431 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
187 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
716 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
787 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
366 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
121 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
709 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
722 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
295 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
208 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
42 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
23 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
24 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
876 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2297 Morohashi
38 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
523 New Nelson (John Haig)
867 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
932 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
237 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
447 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1677 2001 Kanji
2g3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-3 SKIP code
4600.0 Four corner code
18-35 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
52a0 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
dwindle, decrease, reduce, decline, curtail, get hungry
Kun:
へ.るへ.らす
On:
ゲン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
261 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 減 【ゲン】 reduction
  • 減員 【ゲンイン】 reduction of staff
  • 増減 【ゾウゲン】 increase and decrease, fluctuation
  • 軽減 【ケイゲン】 abatement, reduction

Kun reading compounds

  • 減る 【へる】 to decrease (in size or number), to diminish, to abate
  • 減るもんじゃない 【へるもんじゃない】 it's no big deal, it's nothing to fret about, it's not like it's the end of the world
  • 減らす 【へらす】 to abate, to decrease, to diminish, to shorten

Readings

Chinese:
jian3
Korean:
gam

Spanish

  • menguar
  • decrecer
  • disminuir
  • resta
  • acortar

Portuguese

  • definhar
  • decréscimo
  • reduzir
  • decadência
  • encurtar
  • obter
  • com fome

French

  • diminuer
  • réduire
  • décliner
  • décroître
  • avoir faim
775 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
693 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
667 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
533 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2637 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
610 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
694 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
715 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
728 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
430 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1219 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
733 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
436 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
548 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
372 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17759 Morohashi
601 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3249 New Nelson (John Haig)
366 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
391 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
753 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
359 2001 Kanji
3a9.37 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
3315.0 Four corner code
24-26 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6e1b Unicode hex code