Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
Variants:
merit, efficacy, efficiency, benefit
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
538 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 効 【コウ】 efficacy, benefit, efficiency, effect, result, success
  • 効果 【コウカ】 effect, effectiveness, efficacy, result, effects (e.g. sound effects, visual effects, special effects)
  • 実効 【ジッコウ】 practical effect, efficacy, efficiency
  • 時効 【ジコウ】 statute of limitations, lapse of rights after a period of time, prescription (including acquisitive and extinctive prescription), becoming invalid or void after a set time, ageing, aging

Kun reading compounds

  • 効く 【きく】 to be effective, to take effect, to be good (for), to work, to function well, to be possible (to do, use, etc.), to be able to, to taste (alcohol), to try
  • 効き目 【ききめ】 effect, virtue, efficacy, impression, one's dominant eye

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xiao4
Korean:
hyo

Spanish

  • eficacia
  • eficiencia
  • efecto
  • ser efectivo

Portuguese

  • mérito
  • eficácia
  • eficiência
  • benefício

French

  • efficacité
  • bénéfique
  • mérite
782 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
697 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
671 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
515 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
722 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
623 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
370 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
653 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
816 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
835 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
501 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
216 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1617 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
849 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1164 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1284 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2334 Morohashi
1265 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
535 New Nelson (John Haig)
1276 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1369 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
682 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
445 2001 Kanji
2g6.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-2 SKIP code
0442.7 Four corner code
1-24-90 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
52b9 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
eye
Parts:
eye, class, look, insight, experience, care, favor
Kun:
-めま-
On:
モクボク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
76 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 目 【モク】 order, item (of a budget revision, etc.), counter for go pieces, counter for surrounded positions (in go)
  • 目的 【モクテキ】 purpose, goal, aim, objective, intention
  • 注目 【チュウモク】 notice, attention, observation
  • 反目 【ハンモク】 enmity, antagonism, hostility
  • 耳目 【ジモク】 eyes and ears, seeing and hearing, one's attention, one's interest
  • 不面目 【フメンボク】 shame, disgrace

Kun reading compounds

  • 目 【め】 eye, eyeball, eyesight, sight, vision, look, stare, gaze, glance, notice, attention, observation, eyes (of the world, public, etc.), an experience, viewpoint, discrimination, discernment, judgement, eye (e.g. for quality), appearance, chance to succeed, possibility, spacing (between crossed strands of a net, mesh, etc.), opening, stitch, texture, weave, grain (of wood), eye (of a storm, needle, etc.), intersection (on a go board), square (on a chess board), dot (on a dice), pip, rolled number, graduation, division (of a scale), tooth (of a saw, comb, etc.), ordinal number suffix, somewhat, -ish, point (e.g. of change)
  • 目下 【めした】 subordinate, subordinates, inferior, inferiors, junior
  • 見る目 【みるめ】 discerning eye, an eye (for something), good judgement, public eye, (in) the eyes of others, people watching, public opinion, appearance, sight, impression, point of view, way of looking (at)
  • 蛇の目 【じゃのめ】 bull's-eye (pattern), double ring (pattern), umbrella with bull's-eye pattern

Readings

Japanese names:
さかん、 さがん、 さっか、 さつか
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mu4
Korean:
mog

Spanish

  • ojo
  • mirada
  • percepción

Portuguese

  • olho
  • classe
  • olhar
  • visão
  • experiência
  • atenção
  • favor

French

  • oeil
  • regard
  • aperçu
  • numérateur ordinal
  • expérience
  • classe
  • faveur
  • pièce (Go)
25 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
30 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
72 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
65 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3127 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
22 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
75 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
191 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.11 Japanese for Busy People
55 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
55 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
168 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1376 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3777 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1927 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2619 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
15 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
23105 Morohashi
3043 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3906 New Nelson (John Haig)
15 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
15 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
91 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
48 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3979 2001 Kanji
5c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-2 SKIP code
4-5-1 SKIP code
6010.1 Four corner code
1-44-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
76ee Unicode hex code