Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
Variants:
labor, thank for, reward for, toil, trouble
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
398 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 労 【ロウ】 labor, labour, toil, trouble, pains, work, effort, striving
  • 労組 【ロウソ】 labor union, labour union, trade union
  • 国労 【コクロウ】 National Railway Workers Union
  • 功労 【コウロウ】 meritorious deed, services

Kun reading compounds

  • 労する 【ろうする】 to work, to labor, to labour, to put to work, to make (someone) work
  • 労る 【いたわる】 to pity, to sympathize with, to sympathise with, to treat with sympathy, to console, to be kind to, to appreciate, to tend to (e.g. an injury), to care for, to nurse, to soothe
  • 労き 【いたずき】 pain, trouble, illness
  • 労い 【ねぎらい】 appreciation, thanks, gratitude
  • 労う 【ねぎらう】 to show appreciation for (efforts, esp. by someone of equal or lower status), to thank for, to reward for
  • 労う 【ねぎらう】 to show appreciation for (efforts, esp. by someone of equal or lower status), to thank for, to reward for

Readings

Chinese:
lao2
Korean:
ro

Spanish

  • trabajo duro
  • cansancio
  • compensación

Portuguese

  • trabalho
  • agradecer
  • recompensar
  • dificuldade

French

  • labeur
  • remerciement pour
  • récompense pour
  • être plein d'attentions
  • soucis
542 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
639 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
610 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
309 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
720 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
274 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
369 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
491A Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
233 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
233 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
443 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
214 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3155 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1619 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2205 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
868 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2329 Morohashi
2548 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
531 New Nelson (John Haig)
860 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
924 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
145 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
494 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
945 2001 Kanji
3n4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-2 SKIP code
2-3-4 SKIP code
3242.7 Four corner code
9042.7 Four corner code
47-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
52b4 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Variants:
work, (kokuji)
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
417 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 実働 【ジツドウ】 actual work
  • 就働 【シュウドウ】 being employed, working

Kun reading compounds

  • 働く 【はたらく】 to work, to labor, to labour, to function, to operate, to be effective, to work (i.e. ... works), to come into play, to commit (e.g. a crime), to perpetrate, to do, to act, to practise, to practice, to be conjugated

Readings

Chinese:
dong4
Korean:
dong

Spanish

  • trabajo
  • trabajar
  • funcionar
  • afectar

Portuguese

  • trabalho

French

  • travailler
  • (kokuji)
488 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
585 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
558 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
444 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
532 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
170 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
120 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
3.15 Japanese for Busy People
232 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
232 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
192 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
132 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
172 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
113 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
130 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1694 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1079 Morohashi
153 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
297 New Nelson (John Haig)
1678 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1809 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
137 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
612 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2145 2001 Kanji
2a11.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-11 SKIP code
2422.7 Four corner code
38-15 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
50cd Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
small bird
Parts:
gather, meet, congregate, swarm, flock
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
210 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 集 【シュウ】 collection, compilation
  • 集荷 【シュウカ】 collection of cargo (esp. produce, etc.), cargo booking
  • 句集 【クシュウ】 collection of haiku poems
  • 歌集 【カシュウ】 anthology, book of poetry

Kun reading compounds

  • 集まる 【あつまる】 to gather, to collect, to assemble
  • 集める 【あつめる】 to collect, to assemble, to gather
  • 集う 【つどう】 to meet, to assemble, to congregate

Readings

Japanese names:
あつまり、 ず
Chinese:
ji2
Korean:
jib

Spanish

  • reunir
  • coleccionar
  • reunirse

Portuguese

  • juntar
  • reunião
  • congregar
  • enxame
  • bando

French

  • rassembler
  • réunir
  • collection
  • grouiller
  • attroupement
243 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
324 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
309 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
168 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5031 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
279 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
272 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1779 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.8 Japanese for Busy People
436 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
442 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
224 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1851 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3445 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1772 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2413 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
566 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41974 Morohashi
2771 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6500 New Nelson (John Haig)
559 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
601 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
224 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
399 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2464 2001 Kanji
8c4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-4 SKIP code
2090.4 Four corner code
29-24 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96c6 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
promise, approximately, shrink
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
94 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 約 【ヤク】 approximately, about, promise, shortening, reduction, simplification, contraction (in phonetics)
  • 約束 【ヤクソク】 promise, agreement, arrangement, one's word, contract, pact, appointment, engagement, date, convention, rule, destiny, fate
  • 締約 【テイヤク】 conclusion of a treaty
  • 成約 【セイヤク】 conclusion of a contract

Kun reading compounds

  • 約まる 【つづまる】 to compress, to shrink
  • 約める 【つづめる】 to abridge, to shorten, to economize
  • 約やか 【つづまやか】 concise, brief, humble, frugal, modest, discrete

Readings

Chinese:
yue1, yao1
Korean:
yag, yo

Spanish

  • promesa
  • aproximadamente
  • encogerse
  • economizar

Portuguese

  • promessa
  • aproximadamente
  • recuar

French

  • environ
  • promettre
  • abréger
  • raccourcir
726 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
621 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
591 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
137 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3499 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
451 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
808 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.12 Japanese for Busy People
211 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
211 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
381 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1516 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1632 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
860 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1177 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1374 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27242X Morohashi
1280 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4440 New Nelson (John Haig)
1362 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1462 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
258 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
534 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2752 2001 Kanji
6a3.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-3 SKIP code
2792.0 Four corner code
44-83 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d04 Unicode hex code