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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On reading compounds

  • 原 【ゲン】 original, primitive, primary, fundamental, raw
  • 原因 【ゲンイン】 cause, origin, source
  • 復元 【フクゲン】 restoration (to original state or location), reconstruction, reversion
  • 中原 【チュウゲン】 middle of a field, middle of a country, field of contest

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

3 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac
Kun:
-こ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
72 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 子 【シ】 child (esp. a boy), viscount, founder of a school of thought (esp. Confucius), master, masters and philosophers (categorization of Chinese classical literature), you, -er (i.e. man who spends all his time doing...)
  • 子孫 【シソン】 descendant, posterity, offspring
  • 男子 【ダンシ】 boy, man, male
  • 女子 【ジョシ】 woman, girl
  • 主 【ス】 honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce
  • 久留子 【クルス】 cross sign
  • 対子 【トイツ】 pair, eyes
  • 七対子 【チートイツ】 seven pairs, winning hand composed of seven pairs

Kun reading compounds

  • 子 【こ】 child, kid, teenager, youngster, young (non-adult) person, (one's) child, offspring, young woman, young (animal), offshoot, interest, new share, player who is not a dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.), young geisha, young prostitute, bird egg, -er (often of young women)
  • 子 【こう】 child, interest
  • 判子 【はんこ】 seal (used in lieu of a signature), stamp, chop
  • 売れっ子 【うれっこ】 popular figure, person in demand, favorite, favourite
  • 子 【ね】 the Rat (first sign of the Chinese zodiac), hour of the Rat (around midnight, 11pm to 1am, or 12 midnight to 2am), north, eleventh month of the lunar calendar
  • 子忌み 【ねいみ】 collecting herbs and pulling out young pine trees by the roots (annual event held on the first day of the Rat of the New Year)
  • 庚子 【かのえね】 Metal Rat (37th year of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1960, 2020, 2080)
  • 甲子 【きのえね】 Wood Rat (1st year of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1924, 1984, 2044)

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 き、 ぎ、 く、 け、 ねっ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zi3, zi2, zi5
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • chiquillo
  • niño

Portuguese

  • criança

French

  • enfant
  • signe de la 1ère branche terrestre
  • signe du Rat (zodiaque)
  • 23 h à 01 h
  • Nord (0°)
31 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
40 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
25 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
56 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1264 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
61 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
43 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
38 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
103 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
103 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
69 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
455 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4196 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2125 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2872 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
96 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6930 Morohashi
3390 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1281 New Nelson (John Haig)
95 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
99 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
42 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
18 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3547 2001 Kanji
2c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
4-2-1 SKIP code
1740.7 Four corner code
1-27-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b50 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
nucleus, core, kernel
On:
カク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
475 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 核 【カク】 stone (of a fruit), pit, pip, core (of an organization, team, etc.), nucleus, heart, nuclear weapons, nucleus (of an atom), nucleus (of a cell), condensation nucleus, (planetary) core, ring (in a cyclic compound), kernel, core, nucleus (of a cultured pearl)
  • 核家族 【カクカゾク】 nuclear family
  • 中核 【チュウカク】 kernel, core, nucleus, center, centre
  • 放射性同位核 【ホウシャセイドウイカク】 radioisotope

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
he2, hu2
Korean:
haeg

Spanish

  • semilla
  • núcleo
  • centro
  • meollo

Portuguese

  • núcleo
  • centro
  • cerne

French

  • noyau
  • nucléaire
  • coeur
1074 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
577 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2254 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1608 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1430 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1212 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1275 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
986 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1089 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1162 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
628 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
836 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1534 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14743 Morohashi
927 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2660 New Nelson (John Haig)
1520 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1638 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1348 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1862 2001 Kanji
4a6.22 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-6 SKIP code
4098.2 Four corner code
1-19-43 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6838 Unicode hex code