Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
victory, win, prevail, excel
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
185 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 勝 【ショウ】 win, victory, beautiful scenery, scenic spot, counter for wins
  • 勝因 【ショウイン】 cause of victory
  • 必勝 【ヒッショウ】 certain victory
  • 快勝 【カイショウ】 sweeping victory, easy victory

Kun reading compounds

  • 勝つ 【かつ】 to win, to gain victory
  • 褐色 【かちいろ】 dark indigo (almost black)
  • 勝る 【まさる】 to excel, to surpass, to exceed, to have an edge, to be superior, to outrival, to outweigh, to preponderate
  • 優るとも劣らない 【まさるともおとらない】 not at all inferior to, rival or surpass, compare favorably (with)
  • 優れる 【すぐれる】 to surpass, to outstrip, to excel
  • 勝つ 【かつ】 to win, to gain victory
  • 褐色 【かちいろ】 dark indigo (almost black)

Readings

Japanese names:
かち、 と、 よし
Chinese:
sheng4, sheng1
Korean:
seung

Spanish

  • ganar
  • sobresalir

Portuguese

  • vitória
  • vencer
  • prevalecer
  • superar

French

  • victoire
  • gagner
  • l'emporter
  • surpasser
250 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
335 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
319 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
197 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3787 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
266 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
373 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1613 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
509 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
518 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
263 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
224 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1268 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
686 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
918 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1217 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2409 Morohashi
1005 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
553 New Nelson (John Haig)
1209 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1294 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
419 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
401 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3945 2001 Kanji
4b8.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-8 SKIP code
7922.7 Four corner code
1-30-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
52dd Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
arrow
Parts:
dart, arrow
Kun:
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N1
1294 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 矢状 【シジョウ】 sagittal
  • 矢状縫合 【シジョウホウゴウ】 sagittal suture
  • 弓矢 【ユミヤ】 bow and arrow, weapon, arms
  • 嚆矢 【コウシ】 whistling arrow used to signal the start of battle, start (e.g. of a movement), beginning, dawn

Kun reading compounds

  • 矢 【や】 arrow, wedge, chock
  • 矢先 【やさき】 arrowhead, target of a flying arrow, brunt (of an attack), the very moment (when), the point (of doing)
  • 弓矢 【ゆみや】 bow and arrow, weapon, arms
  • 洗い矢 【あらいや】 ramrod, cleaning rod

Readings

Chinese:
shi3
Korean:
si

Spanish

  • flecha

Portuguese

  • dardo
  • flecha

French

  • fléchette
  • flèche
145 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
981 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1092 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3168 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1335 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1566 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
215 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
213 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
213 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
593 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1393 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2502 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1267 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1733 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1228 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
23929 Morohashi
2009 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3976 New Nelson (John Haig)
1220 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1305 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
110 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2363 2001 Kanji
0a5.19 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-3 SKIP code
4-5-4 SKIP code
8043.0 Four corner code
1-44-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
77e2 Unicode hex code

寿

7 strokes
Radical:
thumb, inch
Parts:
Variants:
longevity, congratulations, one's natural life
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
1245 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 寿 【ジュ】 age, years, longevity, long life, congratulation, celebration, congratulatory gift
  • 寿命 【ジュミョウ】 life span
  • 喜寿 【キジュ】 77th birthday
  • 米寿 【ベイジュ】 88th birthday
  • 寿司 【スシ】 sushi, anything made with vinegared rice (may also contain vegetables, spices, fish, or other delicacies)
  • すき焼き 【スキヤキ】 sukiyaki, thin slices of beef, cooked with various vegetables in a table-top cast-iron pan
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce

Kun reading compounds

  • 寿 【ことぶき】 congratulations, felicitations, best wishes, longevity, long life
  • 寿教室 【ことぶききょうしつ】 culture courses for the aged
  • 新年の寿 【しんねんのことぶき】 New Years greetings
  • 寿く 【ことぶく】 to congratulate, to wish one well
  • 寿ぐ 【ことほぐ】 to congratulate, to wish (someone) well, to celebrate

Readings

Japanese names:
かず、 じ、 じゅう、 すっ、 すみ、 とし、 としかつ、 なが、 のぶ、 のり、 ひさ、 ひさし、 やす
Chinese:
shou4
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • longevidad
  • felicitaciones

Portuguese

  • longevidade
  • congratulações
  • vida natural

French

  • longévité
  • félicitations
  • vie
1351 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1132 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
194 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1786 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1221 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
539 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1550 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1652 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1327 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
501 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4372 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2215 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2979 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1579 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7419P Morohashi
3557 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1374 New Nelson (John Haig)
1565 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1687 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1115 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1448 2001 Kanji
0a7.15 The Kanji Dictionary
4-7-4 SKIP code
5004.0 Four corner code
5034.0 Four corner code
1-28-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bff Unicode hex code

8 strokes (also 7)
Radical:
long stride
Parts:
prolong, stretching
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
747 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 延滞 【エンタイ】 arrears, (being) overdue, delay (e.g. in payment), procrastination
  • 延期 【エンキ】 postponement, deferment, adjournment
  • 熱延 【ネツエン】 hot rolling
  • 圧延 【アツエン】 rolling, extending by applying pressure

Kun reading compounds

  • 伸びる 【のびる】 to stretch, to extend, to lengthen, to grow (of hair, height, grass, etc.), to straighten out, to be flattened, to become smooth, to spread (of paint, cream, etc.), to stretch out (e.g. of a hand), to extend, to lose elasticity, to become slack, to become soggy (e.g. noodles), to make progress, to develop, to expand, to increase, to improve, to be exhausted, to be groggy, to pass out, to collapse, to be prolonged (meeting, life span, etc.), to be extended (e.g. deadline), to lengthen (e.g. of the days), to be postponed, to be delayed, to be put off
  • 延べる 【のべる】 to lay out (a futon), to make (bed), to spread out, to stretch, to widen, to postpone, to extend
  • 延べ 【のべ】 futures, credit (buying), stretching, total (preceding counter, unit, etc.), aggregate, gross
  • 延べ板 【のべいた】 hammered-out plates
  • 伸ばす 【のばす】 to grow long (e.g. hair, nails), to lengthen, to extend, to stretch, to reach out, to hold out, to straighten, to smooth out, to spread evenly (dough, cream, etc.), to dilute, to thin out, to postpone, to prolong, to strengthen, to develop, to expand

Readings

Japanese names:
たか、 のぶ、 のべ
Chinese:
yan2
Korean:
yeon

Spanish

  • prolongar
  • alargar
  • aplazar
  • posponer
  • total
  • alargado
  • estirado
  • ensanchar
  • estirar

Portuguese

  • prolongar
  • esticar

French

  • prolonger
  • allonger
  • étendre
743 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
831 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
814 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
758 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1547 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
706 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
514 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
739 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1115 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1167 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
689 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
599 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3812 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1952 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2646 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
399 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9569X Morohashi
3073 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1657 New Nelson (John Haig)
392 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
419 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
858 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3567 2001 Kanji
2q5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-5 SKIP code
3-2-5 SKIP code
1240.1 Four corner code
1-17-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5ef6 Unicode hex code