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

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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

9 strokes (also 10)
Radical:
tiger stripes
Parts:
tyrannize, oppress
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1464 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 虐待 【ギャクタイ】 abuse, ill-treatment, maltreatment, mistreatment, cruelty
  • 虐殺 【ギャクサツ】 atrocity, massive killing
  • 自虐 【ジギャク】 self-torture, masochism, inflicting damage to oneself
  • 凌虐 【リョウギャク】 humiliation, indignity, affront, assault

Kun reading compounds

  • 虐げる 【しいたげる】 to oppress, to persecute, to tyrannize

Readings

Chinese:
nu:e4
Korean:
hag

Spanish

  • tiranizar
  • oprimir

Portuguese

  • tiranizar
  • oprimir

French

  • tyranniser
  • opprimer
1147 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1806 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4106 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1248 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1711 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1574 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1680 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1740 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1600 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3989 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2049 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2769 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2017 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
32678P Morohashi
3218 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5267 New Nelson (John Haig)
1998 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2153 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1293 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1275 2001 Kanji
2m7.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-4-5 SKIP code
3-4-6 SKIP code
3-6-3 SKIP code
2121.1 Four corner code
21-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8650 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
sex, gender, nature
Kun:
さが
On:
セイショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
104 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 性 【セイ】 nature (of a person), sex, gender, -ty, -ity, -ness, -cy
  • 性格 【セイカク】 character (of a person), personality, disposition, nature, characteristics, nature (of a thing, event, etc.)
  • 耐性 【タイセイ】 resistance (e.g. to antibiotics), tolerance (e.g. drug tolerance)
  • 社会性 【シャカイセイ】 sociality
  • 性 【ショウ】 nature (of a person or thing), that which does not change according to external influences
  • 性根 【ショウネ】 nature, character, disposition
  • 冷え性 【ヒエショウ】 sensitivity to cold
  • 凝り性 【コリショウ】 fastidiousness, enthusiasm for one thing, meticulousness, monomania, obsession, susceptibility for a stiffening of the shoulders

Kun reading compounds

  • 性 【さが】 one's nature, one's destiny, custom, tradition, habit, convention

Readings

Chinese:
xing4
Korean:
seong

Spanish

  • sexo
  • género
  • naturaleza
  • temperamento

Portuguese

  • sexo
  • gênero
  • natureza

French

  • sexe
  • genre
  • nature
  • propriétés
645 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
745 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
723 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
199 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1666 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
280 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
535 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
564 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
98 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
98 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
421 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
811 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
357 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
222 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
266 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1572 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10478 Morohashi
299 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1822 New Nelson (John Haig)
1558 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1679 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
119 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
690 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1172 2001 Kanji
4k5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
1-1-7 SKIP code
9501.0 Four corner code
32-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6027 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
lack, yawn
Parts:
longing, covetousness, greed, passion, desire, craving
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
902 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 欲 【ヨク】 greed, craving, desire, avarice, wants
  • 欲望 【ヨクボウ】 desire, appetite, lust
  • 私欲 【シヨク】 self-interest, selfish desire
  • 勤労意欲 【キンロウイヨク】 will to work

Kun reading compounds

  • 欲する 【ほっする】 to want, to desire
  • 欲しい 【ほしい】 wanted, wished for, in need of, desired, I want (you) to
  • 欲しいだけ 【ほしいだけ】 as much as one wants, as many as one wants, all that one wishes for

Readings

Chinese:
yu4
Korean:
yog

Spanish

  • anhelo
  • ansia
  • deseo
  • querer
  • desear

Portuguese

  • ambicionar
  • cobiça
  • ambição
  • paixão
  • desejo
  • almejar

French

  • désirer
  • convoitise
  • avidité
  • passion
  • besoin
876 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
997 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
987 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
999 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4461 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
535 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
650 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1127 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1179 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1124 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1122 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1867 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
990 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1341 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
800 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16080 Morohashi
1475 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2936 New Nelson (John Haig)
792 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
855 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
936 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2062 2001 Kanji
4j7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-4 SKIP code
8768.2 Four corner code
45-63 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6b32 Unicode hex code