Jisho

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3 strokes
Radical:
ten, complete
Parts:
thousand
Kun:
On:
セン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
195 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 千 【セン】 1,000, thousand
  • 千九百年代 【センキュウヒャクネンダイ】 the 1900s
  • 一騎当千 【イッキトウセン】 being a match for a thousand, being a mighty warrior (combatant, player)
  • 一人当千 【イチニントウセン】 being a match for a thousand

Kun reading compounds

  • 千 【せん】 1,000, thousand
  • 千島 【ちしま】 Kurile Islands
  • 百千 【ひゃくせん】 a large number, all sorts, hundreds and thousands
  • 8000 【はっせん】 8000, eight thousand, many

Readings

Japanese names:
かず、 ゆき
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qian1
Korean:
cheon

Spanish

  • mil
  • muchos

Portuguese

  • Mil

French

  • mille
101 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
12 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
47 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
79 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
156 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
83 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
26 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
44 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
15 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
15 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
12 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
240 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4219 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2132 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2881 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
40 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2697 Morohashi
3411 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
599 New Nelson (John Haig)
40 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
40 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
335 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
11 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2255 2001 Kanji
2k1.2 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-3 SKIP code
2040.0 Four corner code
1-32-73 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5343 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
sheet of..., counter for flat thin objects or sheets
On:
マイバイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
911 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 枚 【マイ】 counter for thin, flat objects (e.g. sheets of paper, plates, coins), counter for portions of gyōza or soba, counter for ranks, counter for wrestlers of a particular rank, counter for fields or rice paddies, counter for palanquin bearers
  • 枚数 【マイスウ】 the number of flat things, win-loss difference which influences the ranking of wrestlers
  • パンツ一枚 【パンツイチマイ】 (wearing) nothing but a pair of underpants
  • 奇跡の一枚 【キセキノイチマイ】 photo in which its subject looks much more attractive than their usual self
  • 枚を銜む 【バイヲフクム】 (of a horse) to be gagged

Readings

Japanese names:
ひら
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mei2
Korean:
mae

Spanish

  • contar
  • contador para objetos delgados y planos
  • antiguamente dinero

Portuguese

  • folha de...
  • sufixo para contagem de para objetos finos
  • chatos ou folhas

French

  • feuille de
  • compteur d'objets plats
988 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
976 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
730 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2202 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
952 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
624 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
630 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.4 Japanese for Busy People
1156 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1211 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
982 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1080 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1069 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
576 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
764 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
338 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14554 Morohashi
859 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2582 New Nelson (John Haig)
332 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
354 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
875 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1866 2001 Kanji
4a4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
4894.0 Four corner code
1-43-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
679a Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
mountain
Parts:
boulder, rock, cliff
Kun:
いわ
On:
ガン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
787 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 岩盤 【ガンバン】 bedrock
  • 岩石 【ガンセキ】 rock
  • 砂岩 【サガン】 sandstone
  • 石灰岩 【セッカイガン】 limestone

Kun reading compounds

  • 岩 【いわ】 rock, boulder, crag, cliff, anchor
  • 岩間 【いわま】 among rocks
  • 一枚岩 【いちまいいわ】 monolith, large slab of rock
  • 浮岩 【うきいわ】 rock partially submerged in water, rock partially emerging from the water, pumice stone

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yan2
Korean:
am

Spanish

  • roca

Portuguese

  • rochedo
  • rocha
  • penhedo

French

  • rocher
  • roc
  • falaise
178 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
102 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
249 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
744 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1414 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
821 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
487 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
942 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1345 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1428 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
457 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
538 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2778 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1423 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1921 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
777 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7985 Morohashi
2235 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1461 New Nelson (John Haig)
770 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
832 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
156 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1277 2001 Kanji
3o5.10 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
2260.1 Four corner code
1-20-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5ca9 Unicode hex code