Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
ten, complete
Parts:
south
Kun:
みなみ
On:
ナン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
341 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 南 【ナン】 south wind tile, winning hand with a pung (or kong) of south wind tiles
  • 南極 【ナンキョク】 South Pole, the Antarctic, Antarctica
  • 指南 【シナン】 instruction (in martial arts, performance, etc.), teaching, coaching
  • 東南 【トウナン】 south-east
  • 南 【ナン】 south wind tile, winning hand with a pung (or kong) of south wind tiles
  • 南極 【ナンキョク】 South Pole, the Antarctic, Antarctica

Kun reading compounds

  • 南 【みなみ】 south
  • 南アフリカ 【みなみアフリカ】 South Africa
  • 東南 【とうなん】 south-east
  • 西南 【せいなん】 south-west

Readings

Japanese names:
なみ、 は、 みな、 みまみ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
nan2, na1
Korean:
nam

Spanish

  • Sur

Portuguese

  • sul

French

  • sud
124 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
208 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
190 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
205 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
778 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
157 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
29 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
912 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.20 Japanese for Busy People
74 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
74 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
41 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
247 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2584 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1320 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1791 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1627 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2750 Morohashi
2082 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
619 New Nelson (John Haig)
1613 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1740 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
401 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
186 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1553 2001 Kanji
2k7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
3-4-5 SKIP code
4022.7 Four corner code
1-38-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5357 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
sea, ocean
Kun:
うみ
On:
カイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
200 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 海岸 【カイガン】 coast, beach
  • 海外 【カイガイ】 foreign, abroad, overseas
  • 航海 【コウカイ】 (sea) voyage, navigation, sailing, passage, cruise
  • 領海 【リョウカイ】 territorial waters

Kun reading compounds

  • 海 【うみ】 sea, ocean, waters
  • 海路 【かいろ】 sea route
  • 内海 【うちうみ】 inlet, bay, inland sea
  • 血の海 【ちのうみ】 sea of blood, pool of blood

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 あま、 うな、 うん、 え、 か、 た、 ひろ、 ひろし、 ぶ、 まち、 まま、 み、 め、 わたる
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hai3
Korean:
hae

Spanish

  • mar
  • océano
  • playa

Portuguese

  • oceano
  • mar

French

  • mer
  • océan
55 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
94 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
88 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
158 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2553 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
99 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
211 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1071 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.14 Japanese for Busy People
117 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
117 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
454 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1184 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
459 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
284 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
344 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
471 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17450 Morohashi
384 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3133 New Nelson (John Haig)
461 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
500 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
206 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
171 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
347 2001 Kanji
3a6.20 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
3815.7 Four corner code
1-19-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6d77 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Variants:
falsehood, lie, deceive, pretend, counterfeit, forgery
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1171 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 偽 【ギ】 falseness (logic), falsehood
  • 偽造 【ギゾウ】 forgery, counterfeiting, fabrication, falsification
  • 真偽 【シンギ】 truth or falsehood, genuineness, authenticity, veracity
  • 詐偽 【サギ】 lie, untruth, prevarication

Kun reading compounds

  • 偽る 【いつわる】 to lie, to cheat, to pretend, to feign, to falsify, to trick, to deceive
  • 偽 【にせ】 imitation, fake, phony, counterfeit, forged, bogus, sham, pseudo-
  • 偽物 【にせもの】 spurious article, forgery, counterfeit, imitation, sham
  • 偽り 【いつわり】 lie, falsehood, fiction, fabrication
  • 偽り語る 【いつわりかたる】 to speak falsely

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wei4
Korean:
wi

Spanish

  • falsedad
  • mentira
  • engañar
  • fingir
  • mentir
  • engaño

Portuguese

  • falsidade
  • mentira
  • enganar
  • fingir
  • falsificação

French

  • faux
  • mensonge
  • berner
  • prétendre
  • imitation
  • contrefaçon
1135 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1639 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
510 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1157 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1061 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1485 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1582 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1428 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
116 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
149 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
99 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
114 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1938 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
927P Morohashi
131 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
276 New Nelson (John Haig)
1919 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2068 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1408 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2150 2001 Kanji
2a9.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-9 SKIP code
2422.7 Four corner code
1-21-22 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
507d Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
horn
Parts:
angle, corner, square, horn, antlers
Kun:
かどつの
On:
カク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
805 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 角 【カク】 angle, square, cube, bishop, third degree (of the Japanese and Chinese pentatonic scale), Chinese "horn" constellation (one of the 28 mansions), jiao (monetary unit of China; one-tenth of a yuan)
  • 角度 【カクド】 angle
  • 三角 【サンカク】 triangle, triangular shape
  • 内角 【ナイカク】 interior angle, internal angle, inside corner

Kun reading compounds

  • 角 【かど】 corner, edge, (street) corner, turning, rough edges (of one's character, words, etc.), abrasiveness, harshness, sharpness
  • 角地 【かどち】 corner lot
  • 四つ角 【よつかど】 four corners, crossroads, intersecting street, street corner
  • 塩角 【しおかど】 sharp taste of (refined) salt
  • 角 【つの】 horn, antler, antenna, feeler, tentacle (e.g. of a snail), horn-like projection (e.g. peaks of whipped cream)
  • 角隠し 【つのかくし】 bride's head-dress
  • 枝角 【えだづの】 antler
  • 豊穣の角 【ほうじょうのつの】 cornucopia, horn of plenty

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 す、 すみ、 ずみ、 ふさ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jiao3, jia3, jue2
Korean:
gag

Spanish

  • ángulo
  • esquina
  • cuadrado
  • cuerno

Portuguese

  • ângulo
  • canto
  • chifre

French

  • angle
  • coin
  • carré
  • corne
  • bois (andouillers)
173 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
97 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
243 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
714 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4301 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
273 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
891 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
547 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
473 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
481 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
716 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1650 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2541 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1293 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1761 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1829 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35003 Morohashi
2047 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5543 New Nelson (John Haig)
1812 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1953 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
138 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2545 2001 Kanji
2n5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-5 SKIP code
3-4-3 SKIP code
2722.7 Four corner code
1-19-49 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
89d2 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
pestle
Parts:
even, flat, peace
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
128 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 平 【ヘイ】 nth year in the Heisei era (1989.1.8-2019.4.30)
  • 平均 【ヘイキン】 average, mean, balance, equilibrium
  • 公平 【コウヘイ】 fairness, impartiality, justice, objectivity
  • 和平 【ワヘイ】 peace
  • 平等 【ビョウドウ】 equality, impartiality, evenness
  • 平等主義 【ビョウドウシュギ】 principle of equality
  • 寛平 【カンピョウ】 Kanpyō era (889.4.27-898.4.26), Kanbyō era
  • 天平 【テンピョウ】 Tenpyō era (729.8.5-749.4.14), Tenbyō era, Tenhei era
  • 平仄 【ヒョウソク】 meter (in Chinese poetry), consistency
  • 平韻 【ヒョウイン】 level-tone rhyme (of Chinese)

Kun reading compounds

  • 平ら 【たいら】 flat, level, even, smooth, calm, tranquil, placid, composed, stable, relaxed (sitting posture), comfortable, plateau, tableland, plain
  • 平らげる 【たいらげる】 to eat up (completely), to put down (a rebellion), to suppress, to subjugate, to make flat, to level out
  • 平らげる 【たいらげる】 to eat up (completely), to put down (a rebellion), to suppress, to subjugate, to make flat, to level out
  • 平 【ひら】 something broad and flat, common, ordinary, plain, rank-and-file, low-ranking employee, freshman, novice, private
  • 平日 【へいじつ】 weekday, ordinary days (i.e. non-holiday), kanji radical 73
  • 手のひら 【てのひら】 palm (of the hand)
  • 嘉平次平 【かへいじひら】 hakama fabric made from meisen silk

Readings

Japanese names:
たいら、 たら、 はち、 ひ、 ひとし、 へ、 へん
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ping2
Korean:
pyeong, pyeon

Spanish

  • llanura
  • liso
  • llano
  • plano
  • sencillo

Portuguese

  • até mesmo
  • apartamento
  • paz

French

  • plan(e)
  • plat
  • paix
315 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
411 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
388 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
143 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
26 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
136 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
503 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
203 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
202 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
202 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
351 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
573 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4291 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2167 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2921 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1496 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9167X Morohashi
3478 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1590 New Nelson (John Haig)
1484 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1596 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
98 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
260 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3155 2001 Kanji
2k3.4 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-1 SKIP code
1040.9 Four corner code
1-42-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e73 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
insect
Parts:
Variants:
insect, bug, temper
Kun:
むし
On:
チュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N2
1351 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 虫垂炎 【チュウスイエン】 appendicitis
  • 虫えい 【チュウエイ】 gall (abnormal plant growth formed by insects)
  • 幼虫 【ヨウチュウ】 larva, grub, maggot
  • 寄生虫 【キセイチュウ】 parasite
  • 虫部 【キブ】 insect radical, worm radical
  • 蟻巻 【アリマキ】 aphid, plant louse, plant lice

Kun reading compounds

  • 虫 【むし】 insect, bug, cricket, moth, worm, roundworm, (one's) unconscious, thing inside one's body that stirs one's feelings and thoughts, nervousness, fretfulness, person devoted to one thing, single-minded person, valve core, mushi (type of game played with a stripped deck)
  • 虫歯 【むしば】 cavity, tooth decay, decayed tooth, dental caries
  • 苦虫 【にがむし】 bitter-tasting bug
  • 馬追虫 【うまおいむし】 Hexacentrus japonicus (species of katydid), Hexacentrus unicolor (species of katydid)

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chong2, hui3
Korean:
hwe, chung

Spanish

  • insecto
  • bicho

Portuguese

  • inseto
  • bichinho
  • temperamento

French

  • insecte
  • vermine
  • ver
  • reptile
  • colère
114 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
74 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
56 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1073 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4115 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
133 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
875 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
324 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
873 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
893 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
466 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1604 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4343 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2199 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2959 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
523 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
32804 Morohashi
3530 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5275 New Nelson (John Haig)
517 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
556 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
60 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1671 2001 Kanji
6d0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-6-3 SKIP code
2-4-2 SKIP code
5013.6 Four corner code
1-35-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
866b Unicode hex code