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
  • 八千 【はっせん】 8000, many

Readings

Japanese names:
かず、 ゆき
Chinese:
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
32-73 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5343 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
feather
Parts:
feathers, counter for birds, rabbits
Kun:
はね
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
748 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 羽 【ウ】 fifth degree (of the Japanese and Chinese pentatonic scale)
  • 羽毛 【ウモウ】 feathers, plumage, down
  • 小翼羽 【ショウヨクウ】 alula, bastard wing
  • 換羽 【カンウ】 molting

Kun reading compounds

  • 羽 【はね】 feather, plume, down, wing, blade (of a fan, propeller, etc.), shuttlecock, arrow feathers
  • 羽目 【はめ】 panel, wainscoting, wainscotting, plight, fix, bind, awkward situation, difficult situation, mess
  • 白羽 【しらは】 white feather
  • 切り羽 【きりは】 face (of a wall of coal or ore, etc.), working face (of a mine)
  • 羽 【わ】 counter for birds and rabbits
  • 羽 【はね】 feather, plume, down, wing, blade (of a fan, propeller, etc.), shuttlecock, arrow feathers
  • 羽蟻 【はあり】 winged ant, flying ant

Readings

Japanese names:
しゅう、 ば
Chinese:
yu3
Korean:
u

Spanish

  • pluma
  • alas
  • contador de pájaros y conejos

Portuguese

  • penas
  • sufixo para contagem de pássaros
  • coelhos

French

  • plume
  • compteur d'oiseaux, lapins
82 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
812 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
732 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3673 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
967 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
835 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
246 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
590 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
600 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
491 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1570 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
265 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
167 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
200 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
580 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
28614P Morohashi
226 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4675 New Nelson (John Haig)
573 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
615 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
117 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3553 2001 Kanji
2b4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-3 SKIP code
1712.0 Four corner code
17-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7fbd Unicode hex code

21 strokes
Radical:
bird
Parts:
Variants:
crane, stork
Kun:
つる
On:
カク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1369 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 鶴首 【カクシュ】 looking forward to
  • 鶴首して待つ 【カクシュシテマツ】 to wait expectantly, to be full of anticipation, to long for
  • 鶏群の一鶴 【ケイグンノイッカク】 a swan among ducklings, a diamond among stones, a great figure among the common run of men
  • 鶏群一鶴 【ケイグンイッカク】 a swan among ducklings, a diamond among stones, a great figure among the common run of men

Kun reading compounds

  • 鶴 【つる】 crane (any bird of the family Gruidae, esp. the red-crowned crane, Grus japonensis)
  • ツル科 【ツルか】 Gruidae, bird family comprising the cranes
  • 掃き溜めに鶴 【はきだめにつる】 a jewel in a dunghill
  • 焼け野の雉夜の鶴 【やけののきぎすよるのつる】 parents may risk life and limb for their children (like a pheasant when the plains are burning or a crane on a cold night)

Readings

Japanese names:
たず、 ず、 か、 つ、 づ
Chinese:
he4, hao2
Korean:
hag

Spanish

  • grulla
  • cigüeña

Portuguese

French

  • grue
  • cigogne
1120 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5365 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1917 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
2926 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2277 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
950 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2326 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1201 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1641 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1962 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
47185 Morohashi
1850 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6995 New Nelson (John Haig)
1943 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2093 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1650 2001 Kanji
11b10.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-10-11 SKIP code
4722.7 Four corner code
36-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9db4 Unicode hex code