Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
Variants:
diligence, become employed, serve
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
830 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 勤務 【キンム】 service, duty, work
  • 勤勉 【キンベン】 diligent, industrious
  • 出勤 【シュッキン】 going to work, leaving for work, attendance (at work), being at work, presence (in the office), reporting for work
  • 通勤 【ツウキン】 commuting to work
  • 勤行 【ゴンギョウ】 religious service
  • 勤行時報係 【ゴンギョウジホウガカリ】 muezzin

Kun reading compounds

  • 勤める 【つとめる】 to work (for), to be employed (at), to serve (in), to serve (as), to act (as), to fill (the position of), to play the role (of), to conduct a religious service
  • 務まる 【つとまる】 to be fit (for a role), to be qualified (for), to be equal (to a task), to be able to fulfill one's duties (as)
  • 勤しむ 【いそしむ】 to work hard at, to devote oneself to, to be diligent in

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qin2
Korean:
geun

Spanish

  • tarea
  • trabajo
  • deber
  • servicio diario
  • servir
  • desempeñar un cargo
  • ser adecuado para

Portuguese

  • diligência
  • tornar-se empregado
  • servir

French

  • assiduité
  • application
  • travailler
  • être employé
762 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
853 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
842 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
750 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
732 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
726 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
376 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1698 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.10 Japanese for Busy People
559 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
568 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
525 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
223 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2287 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1182 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1613 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1591 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2415P Morohashi
1818 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
552 New Nelson (John Haig)
1577 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1700 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
941 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1945 2001 Kanji
2g10.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-10-2 SKIP code
4412.7 Four corner code
1-22-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
52e4 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Variants:
frugal, economy, thrifty
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2479 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 倹 【ケン】 economizing, thriftiness, prudence, frugality
  • 倹約 【ケンヤク】 thrift, economy, frugality
  • 恭倹 【キョウケン】 respectfulness and modesty, deference
  • 節倹 【セッケン】 economy, thrift

Kun reading compounds

  • 倹しい 【つましい】 thrifty, frugal, economical

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jian3
Korean:
geom

Spanish

  • humilde
  • sencillo
  • frugal
  • uso útil

Portuguese

  • frugal
  • economia
  • econômico

French

  • austère
  • frugal
  • économe
1213 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1949 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
479 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1620 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1058 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
878 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
899 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1425 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
103 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
130 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
86 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
98 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1690 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
823 Morohashi
116 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
248 New Nelson (John Haig)
1674 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1804 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1302 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2163 2001 Kanji
2a8.27 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-8 SKIP code
2823.6 Four corner code
1-23-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5039 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
shell
Parts:
savings, store, lay in, keep, wear mustache
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
1100 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 貯金 【チョキン】 putting money aside, savings, deposit (e.g. in a bank), accumulated surplus of wins, wins in the bank
  • 貯蓄 【チョチク】 savings
  • 郵貯 【ユウチョ】 postal (post-office) savings (deposit)

Kun reading compounds

  • 貯める 【ためる】 to save up (money)
  • 蓄える 【たくわえる】 to store, to save up, to stock up on, to lay in stock, to set aside, to accumulate (e.g. knowledge), to build up (e.g. experience), to develop (e.g. one's skills), to grow (a beard, moustache, etc.), to wear

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhu3, zhu4
Korean:
jeo

Spanish

  • ahorrar
  • almacenar

Portuguese

  • poupança
  • loja
  • por em
  • guardar
  • usar bigode

French

  • économies
  • épargne
  • réserve
  • stocker
  • porter la moustache
674 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
572 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
546 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1060 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4502 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
740 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
924 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1651 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
762 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
775 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
742 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1743 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1903 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1012 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1368 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
198 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36698 Morohashi
1509 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5791 New Nelson (John Haig)
194 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
206 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
595 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3953 2001 Kanji
7b5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-5 SKIP code
6382.1 Four corner code
1-35-89 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8caf Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
Variants:
amass, raise, hoard, store
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1260 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 蓄音機 【チクオンキ】 gramophone, phonograph
  • 蓄積 【チクセキ】 accumulation, accumulate, store
  • 貯蓄 【チョチク】 savings
  • 備蓄 【ビチク】 stockpile, reserves, storing, stocking up, laying in (supplies)

Kun reading compounds

  • 蓄える 【たくわえる】 to store, to save up, to stock up on, to lay in stock, to set aside, to accumulate (e.g. knowledge), to build up (e.g. experience), to develop (e.g. one's skills), to grow (a beard, moustache, etc.), to wear

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xu4
Korean:
chug

Spanish

  • acaudalar
  • amasar
  • almacenar
  • ahorrar

Portuguese

  • acumular
  • ter uma concubina
  • fonógrafo

French

  • accumuler
  • stocker
  • mettre de côté
  • gramophone
  • avoir une maîtresse
1579 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1287 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4024 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1101 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1706 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1224 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1288 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
743 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
666 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2931 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1506 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2038 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1397 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
31642P Morohashi
2333 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5161 New Nelson (John Haig)
1385 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1486 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1658 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1976 2001 Kanji
3k10.16 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-10 SKIP code
2-8-5 SKIP code
4460.3 Four corner code
1-35-63 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
84c4 Unicode hex code