Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
right hand
Parts:
Variants:
pair, set, comparison, counter for pairs
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1029 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 双 【ソウ】 pair
  • 双子 【フタゴ】 twins, twin
  • 一双 【イッソウ】 pair (esp. of folding screens)
  • 八双 【ハッソウ】 style of sword fighting

Kun reading compounds

  • 双葉 【ふたば】 bud, sprout
  • 双子 【ふたご】 twins, twin
  • 並ぶ 【ならぶ】 to line up, to stand in a line, to rival, to match, to equal

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
shuang1
Korean:
ssang

Spanish

  • par
  • ambos
  • contador de pares

Portuguese

  • par
  • conjunto
  • comparação
  • nº de pares

French

  • paire
  • ensemble (groupe d'objets)
  • comparaison
  • compteur de paires
1513 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1178 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
859 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1541 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
390 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
53 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1594 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1701 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1763 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
266 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
28 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
13 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
13 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
704 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3125 Morohashi
25 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
673 New Nelson (John Haig)
697 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
753 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1027 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3567 2001 Kanji
2h2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-2 SKIP code
7744.0 Four corner code
1744.0 Four corner code
33-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53cc 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

Speed

Stroke order

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...)
  • 子宮 【シキュウ】 womb, uterus
  • 中性子 【チュウセイシ】 neutron
  • 精子 【セイシ】 sperm
  • 主 【ス】 honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name
  • 金子 【キンス】 money, funds
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce
  • 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, young (animal), young woman, young geisha, offshoot, interest, new shares, player who is not a dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.), bird egg, -er (often of young women)
  • 子 【こう】 child, interest
  • 根っこ 【ねっこ】 root (of a plant), stump (of a tree), root (of a problem, etc.), base, foundation, origin, source
  • 江戸っ子 【えどっこ】 true Tokyoite, person born and raised in Edo
  • 子 【ね】 first sign of the Chinese zodiac (The Rat, 11pm-1am, north, November)
  • 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)
  • 甲子 【きのえね】 first of the sexagenary cycle
  • 庚子 【かのえね】 thirty-seventh of the sexagenary cycle

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 き、 ぎ、 く、 け、 ねっ
Chinese:
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
27-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b50 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
house on cliff 广
Parts:
广
squat, seat, cushion, gathering, sit
Kun:
すわ.る
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
588 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 座 【ザ】 seat, place, position, status, gathering, party, company, atmosphere (of a gathering), stand, pedestal, platform, (historical) trade guild, attaches to the names of constellations, attaches to the names of theatres, cinemas and theatrical troupes, counter for theatres, deities, Buddhist images, tall mountains, and satokagura songs
  • 座敷 【ザシキ】 tatami room, tatami mat room, formal Japanese room, dinner party in a tatami room (esp. when a geisha or maiko attends)
  • 連座 【レンザ】 implication (in a crime), involvement, sitting in a row (in the same seat)
  • 胡座 【アグラ】 sitting cross-legged (i.e. Indian style)

Kun reading compounds

  • 座る 【すわる】 to sit, to squat, to assume (a position), to hold steady, to hold still

Readings

Chinese:
zuo4
Korean:
jwa

Spanish

  • sitio
  • asiento
  • constelación
  • sentarse

Portuguese

  • agachar
  • assento
  • almofada
  • reunião
  • sentar

French

  • s'accroupir
  • s'asseoir
  • siège
  • coussin
  • rassemblement
  • théâtre
  • constellation
880 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
870 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
377 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1515 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1089 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
510 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1245 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
786 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
800 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
175 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
590 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3868 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1989 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2686 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1033 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9319 Morohashi
3116 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1619 New Nelson (John Haig)
1024 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1100 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
900 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
572 2001 Kanji
3q7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-7 SKIP code
0021.4 Four corner code
26-34 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5ea7 Unicode hex code