Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
right hand
Parts:
friend
Kun:
とも
On:
ユウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
622 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 友 【ユウ】 friend, affection (for siblings)
  • 友愛 【ユウアイ】 fraternity, friendship
  • 戦友 【センユウ】 comrade in arms, war buddy, fellow soldier
  • 盟友 【メイユウ】 sworn friend

Kun reading compounds

  • 友 【とも】 friend, companion, comrade, pal, accompaniment, companion (e.g. book), complement, accessory
  • 友達 【ともだち】 friend, companion
  • リア友 【リアとも】 real-life friend (as opposed to online friend)
  • 酒のお供 【さけのおとも】 appetizer or snack served with drinks, accompaniment to an (alcoholic) drink

Readings

Japanese names:
う、 ど、 ゆ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
you3
Korean:
u

Spanish

  • amigo
  • compañero

Portuguese

  • amigo

French

  • ami
145 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
234 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
214 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
543 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
858 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
158 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
30 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
70 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
264 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
264 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
79 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
268 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3670 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1873 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2553 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
711 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3119 Morohashi
2952 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
672 New Nelson (John Haig)
704 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
760 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
451 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
104 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1467 2001 Kanji
2h2.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-2 SKIP code
4-4-4 SKIP code
4004.7 Four corner code
1-45-7 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53cb Unicode hex code

2 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
person
Kun:
ひと-り-と
On:
ジンニン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
5 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 人 【ジン】 -ian (e.g. Italian), -ite (e.g. Tokyoite), -er (e.g. performer, etc.), person working with ..., man, person, people
  • 人為 【ジンイ】 human work, human agency, art, artificiality
  • 米人 【ベイジン】 American person
  • 俳人 【ハイジン】 haiku poet
  • 人 【ニン】 counter for people
  • 人気 【ニンキ】 popularity, public favor, condition (e.g. market), tone, character, nature
  • 同人 【ドウジン】 same person, said person, the person in question, coterie, clique, fraternity, kindred spirits, comrade, colleague, dōjin, doujin, Japanese fans or hobbyists who produce their owns magazines, manga, software, etc.
  • 代人 【ダイニン】 substitute, deputy, proxy, representative, agent

Kun reading compounds

  • 人 【ひと】 person, someone, somebody, human beings, mankind, man, people, humans, human (Homo sapiens), (other) people, others, character, personality, nature, capable person, competent person, suitable person, right person, adult, grown-up, I, me, one
  • 人一倍 【ひといちばい】 (much) more than others, exceedingly, extremely, unusually
  • 貴人 【きじん】 aristocrat, nobleman, dignitary, person of high rank
  • いい人 【いいひと】 good-natured person, good person, (one's) lover, boyfriend, girlfriend

Readings

Japanese names:
じ、 と、 ね、 ひこ、 ふみ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ren2
Korean:
in

Spanish

  • persona

Portuguese

  • pessoa

French

  • être humain
  • personne
30 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
39 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
39 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
9 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
339 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
4 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
11 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
14 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
1 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
15 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
42 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4175 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2111 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2857 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
960 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
344 Morohashi
3368 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
99 New Nelson (John Haig)
951 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1023 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
7 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1262 2001 Kanji
2a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-2-4 SKIP code
8000.0 Four corner code
1-31-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4eba Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
西
Variants:
value, price
Kun:
あたい
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
250 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 価 【カ】 valence, valency
  • 価格 【カカク】 price, value, cost
  • 時価 【ジカ】 current value, price, market value
  • 薬価 【ヤッカ】 National Health Insurance drug price, NHI drug price

Kun reading compounds

  • 値 【あたい】 price, cost, value, worth, merit, value
  • 値する 【あたいする】 to be worth, to be worthy of, to deserve, to merit

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jia4, jie4
Korean:
ga

Spanish

  • valor
  • precio
  • coste
  • mérito

Portuguese

  • valor
  • preço

French

  • prix
  • valeur
563 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
657 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
626 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
202 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
422 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
762 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
317 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
421 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
427 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
425 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
86 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
95 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
64 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
67 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1617 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
628P Morohashi
87 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
188 New Nelson (John Haig)
1603 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1729 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
342 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
678 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2176 2001 Kanji
2a6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-6 SKIP code
2126.0 Four corner code
1-18-33 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4fa1 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
status, rank, capacity, character, case (law, grammar)
On:
カクコウキャクゴウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
281 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 格 【カク】 status, position, rank, method, way, style, rule, regulation, law, grammatical case, figure (syllogism)
  • 格上げ 【カクアゲ】 status elevation, upgrading, promotion
  • 規格 【キカク】 standard, norm
  • 低価格 【テイカカク】 low price
  • 格子 【コウシ】 lattice, latticework, window bars, grid, grating
  • 格子柄 【コウシガラ】 check pattern, checked pattern, checkered pattern, plaid, lattice design
  • 格 【キャク】 amendment (of the ritsuryo)
  • 格式 【カクシキ】 formality, social rules, social status, social standing, amendments and enforcement regulations (of the ritsuryo)
  • 弘仁格 【コウニンキャク】 Ordinance of the Konin Era
  • 格組 【ゴウグミ】 wooden framework
  • 格天井 【ゴウテンジョウ】 coffered ceiling

Readings

Japanese names:
いたる、 のり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ge2, ge1
Korean:
gyeog, nag

Spanish

  • estado
  • rango
  • posición
  • regla
  • ley
  • aptitud
  • capacidad
  • carácter

Portuguese

  • condição
  • posição
  • capacidade
  • caracter
  • caso (lei
  • gramática)

French

  • rang
  • statut
  • capacité
  • caractère
  • cas (loi, grammaire)
569 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
663 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
633 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
334 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2259 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
716 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
633 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1099 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
643 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
653 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
852 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1088 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1161 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
627 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
835 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
298 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14749 Morohashi
926 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2668 New Nelson (John Haig)
292 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
312 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
403 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
710 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1877 2001 Kanji
4a6.17 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-6 SKIP code
4796.4 Four corner code
1-19-42 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
683c Unicode hex code