Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
spoon
Parts:
change, take the form of, influence, enchant, delude, -ization
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
89 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 化 【カ】 action of making something, -ification
  • 化学 【カガク】 chemistry
  • 機械化 【キカイカ】 mechanization, mechanisation, computerization
  • 民営化 【ミンエイカ】 privatization, privatisation
  • 化粧 【ケショウ】 make-up, makeup, cosmetics
  • 化粧水 【ケショウスイ】 skin lotion, face lotion
  • 応化 【オウゲ】 assumption of a suitable form (by a buddha or bodhisattva)
  • 教化 【キョウケ】 guidance, teaching people and leading them to Buddhism

Kun reading compounds

  • 化ける 【ばける】 to take the form of (esp. in ref. to a spirit, fox, raccoon dog, etc.), to assume the shape of, to turn oneself into, to transform oneself into, to disguise oneself as, to change radically, to metamorphose, to improve unexpectedly and dramatically (esp. of an actor, artist, rikishi, etc.)
  • 化かす 【ばかす】 to bewitch, to confuse, to enchant, to delude
  • 老ける 【ふける】 to age, to grow old (esp. in appearance), to show marks of age

Readings

Chinese:
hua4
Korean:
hwa

Spanish

  • cambiar
  • transformarse
  • modificarse
  • disfrazarse

Portuguese

  • mudança
  • tomar a forma de
  • influência
  • encantar
  • iludir
  • seduzir
  • -isação

French

  • transformation
  • prendre la forme de
  • maquillage
  • influence
  • fantôme
  • enchanter
  • tromper
  • chimie
  • -isation
163 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
258 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
238 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
100 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
350 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
76 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
378 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
56 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.19 Japanese for Busy People
254 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
254 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
414 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
55 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
22 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
12 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
12 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1017 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2572X Morohashi
21 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
580 New Nelson (John Haig)
1008 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1083 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
104 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
242 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2156 2001 Kanji
2a2.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-2 SKIP code
2121.0 Four corner code
2421.0 Four corner code
1-18-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5316 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
rice
Parts:
广
cosmetics, adorn (one's person)
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
1545 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 戦化粧 【イクサゲショウ】 warpaint
  • 夕化粧 【ユウゲショウ】 evening makeup

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
zhuang1
Korean:
jang

Spanish

  • maquillarse
  • arreglarse
  • embellecerse

Portuguese

  • cosméticos
  • enfeitar-se

French

  • cosmétique
  • se maquiller
1406 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1218 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3475 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1595 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1614 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1699 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1815 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1284 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1499 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1703 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
909 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1232 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
932 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
26945 Morohashi
1345 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4400 New Nelson (John Haig)
923 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
991 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1575 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1072 2001 Kanji
6b6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-6 SKIP code
9091.4 Four corner code
1-30-49 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7ca7 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
Variants:
pedestal, a stand, counter for machines and vehicles
Kun:
うてなわれつかさ
On:
ダイタイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
262 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 台 【ダイ】 stand, rack, table, bench, podium, pedestal, platform, stage, support, holder, rack, counter for machines, incl. vehicles, setting (e.g. in jewellery), level (e.g. price level), range (e.g. after physical units), period (of time, e.g. a decade of one's life), elevated area, viewing platform, dish tray, meal, tall building, tower
  • 台車 【ダイシャ】 platform truck, hand truck, trolley, dolly, cart, (railway) truck, bogie, flatcar, wagon, waggon
  • 管区気象台 【カンクキショウダイ】 district meteorological observatory
  • 気象台 【キショウダイ】 meteorological observatory
  • 台 【タイ】 Taiwan
  • 台頭 【タイトウ】 rise (e.g. of a movement), emergence, rearing one's head, gaining prominence, coming to the fore, gaining power, gathering strength
  • 屋台 【ヤタイ】 cart (esp. a food cart), stall, stand, festival float, portable shrine dedicated to a god and shaped like a house, dancing platform, stage prop fashioned after a large building, framework (of a house, etc.), house (esp. a small and miserable house)
  • 最後の舞台 【サイゴノブタイ】 final performance, swan song, last act

Kun reading compounds

  • 台 【うてな】 tower, stand, pedestal, calyx
  • 弾正台 【だんじょうだい】 Imperial Prosecuting and Investigating Office (1869-1871 CE), Imperial Prosecuting and Investigating Office (under the ritsuryo system)

Readings

Chinese:
tai2, tai1
Korean:
tae, i

Spanish

  • estante
  • banco
  • tribuna
  • pedestal
  • contador para maquinas y vehículos

Portuguese

  • pedestal
  • stand
  • sufixo para contagem de para máquinas e veículos

French

  • piédestal
  • socle
  • compteur de voitures ou machines
272 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
183 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
166 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
216 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
848 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
290 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
134 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
276 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.2 Japanese for Busy People
492 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
501 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
532 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
280 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2498 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1265 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1731 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
752 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3246 Morohashi
2005 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
699 New Nelson (John Haig)
744 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
805 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
436 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
111 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2777 2001 Kanji
3d2.11 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-3 SKIP code
2360.0 Four corner code
1-34-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53f0 Unicode hex code