Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
spoon
Parts:
north
Kun:
きた
On:
ホク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
153 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 北緯 【ホクイ】 north latitude
  • 北欧 【ホクオウ】 Northern Europe, Nordic countries, Scandinavia
  • 極北 【キョクホク】 extreme north, North Pole
  • 西北 【セイホク】 north-west

Kun reading compounds

  • 北 【きた】 north, the North, northern territories, North Korea, north wind
  • 北アイルランド 【きたアイルランド】 Northern Ireland
  • 西北 【せいほく】 north-west

Readings

Japanese names:
きら、 ほう、 ほっ、 ほつ
Chinese:
bei3
Korean:
bug, bae

Spanish

  • Norte
  • huir
  • perder

Portuguese

  • norte

French

  • nord
139 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
224 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
205 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
103 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
751 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
156 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
24 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
138 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.20 Japanese for Busy People
73 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
73 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
42 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
231 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
230 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
147 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
176 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
454 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2574 Morohashi
197 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
581 New Nelson (John Haig)
445 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
480 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
282 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
115 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1256 2001 Kanji
0a5.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-2 SKIP code
1111.0 Four corner code
43-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5317 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
dipper
Parts:
Big Dipper, ten sho (vol), sake dipper, dots and cross radical (no. 68)
On:
トウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1885 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 斗 【ト】 to, traditional unit of volume, approx. 18 litres, square bearing block (at the top of a pillar), Chinese "Dipper" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
  • 斗 【トマス】 kanji radical 68 at right
  • 星斗 【セイト】 star
  • 泰斗 【タイト】 great authority, eminent person, luminary
  • 闘争 【トウソウ】 strife, conflict
  • 闘魂 【トウコン】 fighting spirit
  • 擬斗 【ギトウ】 fight scene, stage combat, staged sword fight

Readings

Japanese names:
ます
Chinese:
dou3, dou4
Korean:
du

Spanish

  • medida de capacidad
  • cazo de sake

Portuguese

  • concha grande
  • concha p/ sake
  • medida de volume

French

  • Grande Ourse
  • tonnelet de saké
  • to (18,039 litres)
  • radical points et croix (no. 68)
1633 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1782 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2073 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1815 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1395 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
71 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1899 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2075 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1920 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
950 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3671 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1874 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2554 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1185 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13489 Morohashi
2953 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2373 New Nelson (John Haig)
1177 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1261 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1033 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1255 2001 Kanji
0a4.17 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-2 SKIP code
4-4-3 SKIP code
3400.0 Four corner code
37-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6597 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
fist
Kun:
こぶし
On:
ケンゲン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1935 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 拳 【ケン】 hand game (e.g. rock, paper, scissors)
  • 拳銃 【ケンジュウ】 pistol, handgun, revolver
  • 形意拳 【ケイイケン】 shape-of-the-mind fist, Hsing I Chuan
  • 五形拳 【ゴケイケン】 Wu Xing Fist, Five Form Fist (Dragon, Snake, Tiger, Crane, Leopard)
  • 拳骨 【ゲンコツ】 (clenched) fist, knuckles
  • 拳固 【ゲンコ】 fist

Kun reading compounds

  • 拳 【こぶし】 fist
  • こぶし大 【こぶしだい】 fist-sized
  • 力拳 【ちからこぶし】 clenched fist

Readings

Chinese:
quan2
Korean:
gweon

Spanish

  • puño (cerrado)

Portuguese

French

1852 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1900 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1206 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2078 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
817 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3295 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1705 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2316 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
11996X Morohashi
2148 New Nelson (John Haig)
2917 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1290 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3c6.18 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-4 SKIP code
9050.2 Four corner code
23-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
62f3 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
thumb, inch
Parts:
Variants:
vis-a-vis, opposite, even, equal, versus, anti-, compare
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
34 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 対 【タイ】 opposite, opposition, versus, vs., v., to (e.g. "winning a game five to three"), equal footing, equal terms, against ..., anti-, toward ..., to ...
  • 対案 【タイアン】 counter-proposal, counter-suggestion
  • 国対 【コクタイ】 Committee of the National Diet
  • 相対 【ソウタイ】 relativity, relative
  • 対 【ツイ】 pair, couple, set, antithesis, counter for items that come in pairs, counter for sets (of clothes, small furniture, utensils, etc.)
  • 対句 【ツイク】 couplet, antithesis
  • 一対 【イッツイ】 pair, couple
  • 双対 【ソウツイ】 duality

Kun reading compounds

  • 対手 【たいしゅ】 opponent (in combat)
  • 向かう 【むかう】 to face, to go towards, to head towards

Readings

Japanese names:
つし
Chinese:
dui4
Korean:
dae

Spanish

  • opuesto
  • contrario
  • por serie

Portuguese

  • vis-um-vis
  • contrário
  • até mesmo
  • igual
  • versus
  • anti-
  • compara

French

  • vis-à-vis
  • en face
  • régulier
  • égal
  • opposition
  • anti-
  • comparer
461 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
356 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
336 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
55 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2067 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
370 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
476 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
405 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
365 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
366 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
363 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
502 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1025 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
556 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
735 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1742 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7419 Morohashi
831 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1375 New Nelson (John Haig)
1726 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1862 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
39 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
286 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
448 2001 Kanji
2j5.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-3 SKIP code
0440.0 Four corner code
34-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bfe Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
spear, halberd
Parts:
Variants:
war, battle, match
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
78 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 戦 【セン】 war, battle, match, game, competition
  • 戦域 【センイキ】 war area, battlefield, theater, theatre
  • 開戦 【カイセン】 outbreak of war, starting a war
  • 回戦 【カイセン】 counter for numbering the rounds in a tournament, fight with ... rounds (e.g. boxing)

Kun reading compounds

  • 戦 【いくさ】 war, battle, campaign, fight, troops, forces
  • 戦斧 【せんぷ】 battleaxe
  • 負け戦 【まけいくさ】 lost battle
  • 勝ち戦 【かちいくさ】 victory
  • 戦う 【たたかう】 to make war (on), to wage war (against), to go to war (with), to fight (with), to do battle (against), to compete (against), to struggle (against adversities, etc.), to fight, to contend, to resist
  • 戦く 【おののく】 to shake (from fear, cold, excitement, etc.), to shudder, to tremble
  • 戦ぐ 【そよぐ】 to rustle, to sway, to stir, to flutter
  • 戦慄く 【わななく】 to tremble, to shiver, to shake

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
zhan4
Korean:
jeon

Spanish

  • guerra
  • batalla
  • lucha
  • pelear
  • batallar
  • combatir
  • luchar

Portuguese

  • guerra
  • batalha
  • disputa

French

  • guerre
  • bataille
  • match
448 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
555 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
526 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
88 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1810 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
399 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
550 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
301 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
301 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
360 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
839 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2242 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1169 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1590 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1948 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11631P Morohashi
1787 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2037 New Nelson (John Haig)
1929 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2079 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
32 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
608 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
959 2001 Kanji
4n9.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-9-4 SKIP code
9355.0 Four corner code
3355.0 Four corner code
32-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6226 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
mould, type, model
Kun:
かた-がた
On:
ケイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
482 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 型式 【カタシキ】 model (e.g. of a vehicle), type
  • 造形 【ゾウケイ】 molding, moulding, shaping, modelling (i.e. plastic arts), modeling
  • 体型 【タイケイ】 figure, body shape, build, physique, form, somatotype, biotype, habitus, (type of) physique

Kun reading compounds

  • 型 【かた】 model, type (e.g. of machine, goods, etc.), type, style, pattern, mold (mould), template, model, kata (standard form of a movement, posture, etc. in martial arts, sport, etc.), form (i.e. customary procedure), size (i.e. clothing, shoes), inch (in diagonal display size), (taxonomical) form
  • 型式 【かたしき】 model (e.g. of a vehicle), type
  • ギャランティ型 【ギャランティかた】 guarantee type
  • 不況型 【ふきょうかた】 recession-induced

Readings

Chinese:
xing2
Korean:
hyeong

Spanish

  • tipo
  • modelo
  • patrón

Portuguese

  • bolor
  • tipo
  • modelo

French

  • moule
  • modèle
  • type
595 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
493 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
468 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
423 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1077 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
685 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
431 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
888 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
909 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1318 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
353 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3266 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1685 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2292 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
687 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5030 Morohashi
2638 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1010 New Nelson (John Haig)
680 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
735 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
523 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3272 2001 Kanji
3b6.11 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-3 SKIP code
1210.4 Four corner code
23-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
578b Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
status, rank, capacity, character, case (law, grammar)
On:
カクコウキャクゴウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
281 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 格 【カク】 status, position, rank, method, way, style, rule, regulation, law, grammatical case, figure (syllogism)
  • 格上げ 【カクアゲ】 status elevation, upgrading, promotion
  • 規格 【キカク】 standard, norm
  • 低価格 【テイカカク】 low price
  • 格子 【コウシ】 lattice, latticework, window bars, grid, grating
  • 格子柄 【コウシガラ】 check pattern, checked pattern, checkered pattern, plaid, lattice design
  • 格 【キャク】 amendment (of the ritsuryo)
  • 格式 【カクシキ】 formality, social rules, social status, social standing, amendments and enforcement regulations (of the ritsuryo)
  • 弘仁格 【コウニンキャク】 Ordinance of the Konin Era
  • 格天井 【ゴウテンジョウ】 coffered ceiling

Readings

Japanese names:
いたる、 のり
Chinese:
ge2, ge1
Korean:
gyeog, nag

Spanish

  • estado
  • rango
  • posición
  • regla
  • ley
  • aptitud
  • capacidad
  • carácter

Portuguese

  • condição
  • posição
  • capacidade
  • caracter
  • caso (lei
  • gramática)

French

  • rang
  • statut
  • capacité
  • caractère
  • cas (loi, grammaire)
569 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
663 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
633 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
334 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2259 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
716 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
633 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1099 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
643 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
653 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
852 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1088 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1161 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
627 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
835 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
298 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14749 Morohashi
926 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2668 New Nelson (John Haig)
292 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
312 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
403 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
710 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1877 2001 Kanji
4a6.17 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-6 SKIP code
4796.4 Four corner code
19-42 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
683c Unicode hex code

18 strokes
Radical:
gate
Parts:
Variants:
fight, war
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
751 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 闘士 【トウシ】 fighter (for), militant, champion (of), boxer
  • 闘志 【トウシ】 fighting spirit, (will to) fight
  • 敢闘 【カントウ】 fighting bravely
  • 共闘 【キョウトウ】 joint struggle, common (united) front

Kun reading compounds

  • 戦う 【たたかう】 to make war (on), to wage war (against), to go to war (with), to fight (with), to do battle (against), to compete (against), to struggle (against adversities, etc.), to fight, to contend, to resist

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
dou4, dou3
Korean:
tu

Spanish

  • pelear
  • luchar
  • combatir

Portuguese

  • luta
  • guerra

French

  • lutte
  • guerre
1659 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
654 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4973 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1056 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1865 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1511 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1612 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1328 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1847 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4136 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2102 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2847 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1644 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
45649P Morohashi
3334 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6418 New Nelson (John Haig)
1629 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1757 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
367 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1910 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3848 2001 Kanji
8e10.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-8-10 SKIP code
1-11-7 SKIP code
7714.1 Four corner code
38-14 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
95d8 Unicode hex code