Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
cliff
Parts:
Variants:
meadow, original, primitive, field, plain, prairie, tundra, wilderness
Kun:
はら
On:
ゲン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
172 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 原 【ゲン】 original, primitive, primary, fundamental, raw
  • 原案 【ゲンアン】 original plan, original bill, original motion, draft
  • 中原 【チュウゲン】 middle of a field, middle of a country, field of contest
  • 抗原 【コウゲン】 antigen

Kun reading compounds

  • 原 【はら】 field, plain, prairie, tundra, moor, wilderness
  • 原っぱ 【はらっぱ】 open field, empty lot, plain
  • 萩原 【はぎはら】 reedy field
  • 笹原 【ささはら】 field of bamboo grass

Readings

Japanese names:
た、 ばる、 ら、 わた、 わら
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yuan2
Korean:
weon

Spanish

  • origen
  • pradera
  • prado
  • campo

Portuguese

  • prado
  • original
  • primitivo
  • campo
  • planície
  • pradaria
  • tundra
  • sertão

French

  • pré
  • prairie
  • champ
  • original
  • primitif
  • toundra
  • désert (étendue sauvage)
205 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
119 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
107 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
132 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
825 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
202 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
388 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1231 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
136 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
136 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
405 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
260 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3733 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1910 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2593 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
136 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2973 Morohashi
3009 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
652 New Nelson (John Haig)
134 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
142 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
113 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
192 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3341 2001 Kanji
2p8.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-8 SKIP code
7129.6 Four corner code
1-24-22 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
539f Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
cause, factor, be associated with, depend on, be limited to
Kun:
よ.るちな.む
On:
イン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
636 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 因 【イン】 cause, factor, hetu (direct cause, esp. as opposed to indirect conditions), the basis of one's argument (in hetuvidya)
  • 因縁 【インネン】 fate, destiny, connection, tie, bond, origin, pretext, justification, hetu and prataya (direct causes and indirect conditions, which underlie the actions of all things)
  • 主因 【シュイン】 primary cause, main factor
  • 勝因 【ショウイン】 cause of victory

Kun reading compounds

  • 因る 【よる】 to be due to, to be caused by, to depend on, to turn on, to be based on, to come from, to be based at (a location, an organization), to be headquartered at
  • よるところが大きい 【よるところがおおきい】 depending largely on, playing a large role in, due largely to
  • 因む 【ちなむ】 to be associated (with), to be connected (with)

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yin1
Korean:
in

Spanish

  • causa
  • origen
  • depender de
  • contar con

Portuguese

  • causa
  • fator
  • seja associado com
  • contar com
  • ser limitado para

French

  • cause
  • facteur
  • associé à
  • dépendre de
  • limité à
548 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
643 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
614 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
646 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1026 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
462 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
420 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
311 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
554 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
563 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
406 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
337 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3792 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1936 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2629 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
590 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4693 Morohashi
3054 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
939 New Nelson (John Haig)
583 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
626 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
485 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
655 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1463 2001 Kanji
3s3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-3 SKIP code
6043.0 Four corner code
1-16-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
56e0 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
self
Parts:
oneself
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
19 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 自 【ジ】 self-, from ..., this ... (in contrast to some other ...), aforementioned
  • 自営 【ジエイ】 running one's own business, doing business on one's own, self-employment
  • 出自 【シュツジ】 origin, birthplace, descent, lineage, ancestry, stock
  • 海自 【カイジ】 Maritime Self-Defense Force
  • 自然界 【シゼンカイ】 nature, the natural world, realm of nature
  • 自然 【シゼン】 nature, natural, spontaneous, automatic, naturally, spontaneously, automatically
  • 己がじし 【オノガジシ】 each and every one, individually

Kun reading compounds

  • 自ら 【みずから】 oneself, oneself, for oneself, personally, in person
  • 自ら進んで 【みずからすすんで】 by choice, of one's own free will, on one's own initiative, off one's own bat
  • 自ずから 【おのずから】 naturally, in due course, by itself, of its own accord
  • 自ずから明らか 【おのずからあきらか】 self-evident
  • 自ずと 【おのずと】 naturally, in due course, by itself, of its own accord

Readings

Japanese names:
より
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zi4
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • uno mismo
  • por sí mismo
  • auto-

Portuguese

  • a si próprio

French

  • soi-même
229 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
150 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
134 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
53 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3841 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
60 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
242 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
340 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.19 Japanese for Busy People
62 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
62 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
63 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1587 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4338 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2195 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2954 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
36 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30095 Morohashi
3525 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4900 New Nelson (John Haig)
36 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
36 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
14 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
126 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
879 2001 Kanji
5c1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-6-2 SKIP code
2600.0 Four corner code
1-28-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
81ea Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
field
Parts:
wherefore, a reason
Kun:
よしよ.る
On:
ユウユイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
325 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 由来 【ユライ】 origin, source, history, derivation, originally, from the start, by nature
  • 由緒 【ユイショ】 history, pedigree, lineage
  • 来由 【ライユ】 origin, cause
  • 因由 【インユ】 cause
  • 事由 【ジユウ】 reason, cause
  • 海洋自由 【カイヨウジユウ】 freedom of the sea
  • 由緒 【ユイショ】 history, pedigree, lineage
  • 由緒ある 【ユイショアル】 venerable, prestigious, with a long history

Kun reading compounds

  • 由 【よし】 reason, significance, cause, piece of information that one has heard, I hear that ..., it is said that ...
  • 由ありげ 【よしありげ】 meaningful, suggestive, seeming to be with a history, seeming to be with circumstances that are hard to explain
  • 候由 【そうろうよし】 I hear that ...
  • 因る 【よる】 to be due to, to be caused by, to depend on, to turn on, to be based on, to come from, to be based at (a location, an organization), to be headquartered at

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
you2
Korean:
yu

Spanish

  • razón
  • significado
  • causa

Portuguese

  • porquanto
  • por conseguinte
  • uma razão

French

  • c'est pourquoi
  • raison
  • cause
  • origine
  • grave
325 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
421 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
399 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
376 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
89 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
297 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
739 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
186 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
363 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
364 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
623 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1333 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4311 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2181 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2935 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1114 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21724 Morohashi
3499 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3724 New Nelson (John Haig)
1105 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1186 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
134 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
261 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1676 2001 Kanji
0a5.35 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-2 SKIP code
5060.0 Four corner code
1-45-19 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7531 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
go, do
Parts:
going, journey, carry out, conduct, act, line, row, bank
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
20 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 行 【コウ】 going, travelling, traveling, journey, trip, act, action, bank, counter for banks, counter for groups or parties of people, type of classical Chinese verse (usu. an epic from the Tang period onwards), shopping district (of similar merchants; in the Sui and Tang periods), merchants' guild (in the Tang period)
  • 行為 【コウイ】 act, deed, conduct
  • 並行 【ヘイコウ】 going side-by-side, going abreast, running concurrently, occurring at the same time, keeping pace with
  • 性行 【セイコウ】 character and conduct
  • 行 【ギョウ】 line (of text), row, verse, carya (austerities), samskara (formations), semi-cursive style (of writing Chinese characters), running style
  • 行革 【ギョウカク】 administrative reform
  • 奉行 【ブギョウ】 magistrate, shogunate administrator
  • 修行 【シュギョウ】 training, practice, discipline, study, ascetic practices
  • 行脚 【アンギャ】 pilgrimage, walking tour, travelling (on foot)
  • 行火 【アンカ】 bed warmer, foot warmer

Kun reading compounds

  • 行く 【いく】 to go, to move (in a direction or towards a specific location), to head (towards), to be transported (towards), to reach, to proceed, to take place, to pass through, to come and go, to walk, to die, to pass away, to do (in a specific way), to stream, to flow, to continue, to have an orgasm, to come, to cum, to trip, to get high, to have a drug-induced hallucination
  • 行く先 【ゆくさき】 destination, whereabouts, future, prospects
  • 行く 【いく】 to go, to move (in a direction or towards a specific location), to head (towards), to be transported (towards), to reach, to proceed, to take place, to pass through, to come and go, to walk, to die, to pass away, to do (in a specific way), to stream, to flow, to continue, to have an orgasm, to come, to cum, to trip, to get high, to have a drug-induced hallucination
  • 行方 【ゆくえ】 (one's) whereabouts, destination, where one is headed, outcome, course (of events), development, direction, tide, future, journey ahead
  • 行う 【おこなう】 to perform, to do, to conduct oneself, to carry out
  • 行う 【おこなう】 to perform, to do, to conduct oneself, to carry out

Readings

Japanese names:
いく、 なみ、 なめ、 みち、 ゆき、 ゆく
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xing2, hang2, hang4, xing4
Korean:
haeng, hang

Spanish

  • ir
  • fila
  • línea (texto)
  • ocurrencia
  • conducta
  • realizar
  • llevar a cabo
  • ocurrir

Portuguese

  • ir
  • viagem
  • viajar

French

  • aller
  • voyage
73 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
131 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
118 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
31 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4213 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
24 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
82 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
245 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.4 Japanese for Busy People
68 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
68 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
58 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1613 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
246 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
157 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
187 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
882 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34029 Morohashi
212 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5419 New Nelson (John Haig)
873 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
938 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
18 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
123 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2053 2001 Kanji
3i3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-3 SKIP code
2122.1 Four corner code
1-25-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
884c Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
fire 火 (灬)
Parts:
Variants:
do, change, make, benefit, welfare, be of use, reach to, try, practice, cost, serve as, good, advantage, as a result of
Kun:
ためな.るな.すす.るたりつく.るなり
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
831 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 為政者 【イセイシャ】 statesman, administrator, politician, policymaker
  • 為公会 【イコウカイ】 Iko-kai (faction of the LDP)
  • 人為 【ジンイ】 human work, human agency, art, artificiality
  • 営為 【エイイ】 business, occupation

Kun reading compounds

  • 為 【ため】 good, advantage, benefit, welfare, sake, purpose, objective, aim, consequence, result, effect, affecting, regarding, concerning
  • 為に 【ために】 for, for the sake of, to one's advantage, in favor of, in favour of, on behalf of, because of, as a result of
  • 外為 【がいため】 foreign exchange
  • 念のため 【ねんのため】 (just) making sure, just to be sure, just in case, for caution's sake
  • 成る 【なる】 to become, to get, to grow, to turn, to reach, to attain, to result in, to turn out, to end up, to prove (to be), to consist of, to be composed of, to be made up of, to be completed, to be realized, to succeed, to be attained, to be accomplished, to change (into), to turn (into), to transform, to come (to do), to begin (to do), to grow (to do), to come to, to amount to, to add up to, to make, to play (the part of), to act as, to be used for, to be useful for, to serve as, to be promoted, to do ...
  • 為す 【なす】 to build up, to establish, to form, to become (a state), to accomplish, to achieve, to succeed in, to change into, to do, to perform, to intend to, to attempt, to try
  • 為す術 【なすすべ】 means, method, way
  • 為る 【する】 to do, to carry out, to perform, to cause to become, to make (into), to turn (into), to serve as, to act as, to work as, to wear (clothes, a facial expression, etc.), to judge as being, to view as being, to think of as, to treat as, to use as, to decide on, to choose, to be sensed (of a smell, noise, etc.), to be (in a state, condition, etc.), to be worth, to cost, to pass (of time), to elapse, to place, or raise, person A to a post or status B, to transform A to B, to make A into B, to exchange A for B, to make use of A for B, to view A as B, to handle A as if it were B, to feel A about B, verbalizing suffix (applies to nouns noted in this dictionary with the part of speech "vs"), creates a humble verb (after a noun prefixed with "o" or "go"), to be just about to, to be just starting to, to try to, to attempt to
  • 成り 【なり】 being promoted
  • なり手 【なりて】 person willing to take on a role, willing candidate

Readings

Japanese names:
びい
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wei4, wei2
Korean:
wi

Spanish

  • hacer
  • ocurrir
  • razón
  • causa

Portuguese

  • mudança
  • benefício
  • bem-estar
  • é de uso
  • tentativa
  • prática
  • custo
  • servir para
  • bom
  • vantagem
  • como um resultado de

French

  • faire
  • changer
  • bénéfice
  • bien-être
  • être utile
  • atteindre
  • essayer
  • s'entraîner
  • coûter
  • servir pour
  • bon
  • avantage
  • par suite de
1003 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1137 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
138 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
977 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1514 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1005 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1484 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1581 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
736 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1274 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4395 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2225 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2994 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1937 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
18981P Morohashi
3577 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3411 New Nelson (John Haig)
1918 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2067 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
446 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1277 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
950 2001 Kanji
4d5.8 The Kanji Dictionary
4-9-4 SKIP code
3-5-4 SKIP code
3402.7 Four corner code
1-16-57 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
70ba Unicode hex code