Jisho

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18 strokes
Radical:
right hand
Parts:
Variants:
plexus, clump of bushes, thicket
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
2436 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 叢 【ソウ】 plexus, rete
  • 叢書 【ソウショ】 series (of publications), library (of literature)
  • 神経叢 【シンケイソウ】 nerve plexus
  • 頚神経叢 【ケイシンケイソウ】 cervical plexus

Kun reading compounds

  • 草むら 【くさむら】 the grass, grassy place (esp. with long dense grass)
  • 群がる 【むらがる】 to swarm, to gather
  • 群 【むら】 gathering
  • 群がる 【むらがる】 to swarm, to gather
  • 竹叢 【たかむら】 bamboo grove
  • 杉叢 【すぎむら】 thicket of cedar trees

Readings

Chinese:
cong2
Korean:
chong

Spanish

Portuguese

French

144 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2778 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3243 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2277 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
3220 Morohashi
2621 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
684 New Nelson (John Haig)
2895 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2904 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
6e12.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-13 SKIP code
2-11-7 SKIP code
3214.7 Four corner code
33-49 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53e2 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
rain
Parts:
cloud
Kun:
くも-ぐも
On:
ウン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
1256 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 雲散霧消 【ウンサンムショウ】 vanishing like mist
  • 雲海 【ウンカイ】 sea of clouds
  • 青雲 【セイウン】 blue sky, erudition, detachment from the world, high rank
  • 星雲 【セイウン】 nebula, galaxy

Kun reading compounds

  • 雲 【くも】 cloud
  • 雲行き 【くもゆき】 weather, look of the sky, situation, turn of affairs, signs, way the wind is blowing
  • 白雲 【しらくも】 white clouds
  • 八重雲 【やえぐも】 layers of clouds

Readings

Japanese names:
き、 ずも、 のめ
Chinese:
yun2
Korean:
un

Spanish

  • nube

Portuguese

  • nuvem

French

  • nuage
47 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
83 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
78 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1124 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5046 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
478 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
997 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2027 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
636 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
646 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
844 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1860 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3447 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1774 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2415 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
430 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42235 Morohashi
2773 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6522 New Nelson (John Haig)
423 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
452 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
213 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3171 2001 Kanji
8d4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-4 SKIP code
1073.1 Four corner code
17-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96f2 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
blow, breathe, puff, emit, smoke
Kun:
ふ.く
On:
スイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
1133 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 吹奏楽 【スイソウガク】 wind music, wind instrument music
  • 推挙 【スイキョ】 recommendation (of a person for a position), nomination
  • 鼓吹 【コスイ】 inspiration, advocacy, encouragement

Kun reading compounds

  • 吹く 【ふく】 to blow (e.g. wind), to play a wind instrument, to whistle, to laugh, to burst into laughter, to smelt, to mint, to brag, to talk big

Readings

Japanese names:
ふき
Chinese:
chui1, chui4
Korean:
chwi

Spanish

  • soplar
  • exhalar
  • respirar

Portuguese

  • sopro
  • respirar
  • emitir
  • fumaça

French

  • souffler
  • respirer
  • bouffées (fumée)
  • émettre
  • fumer
1452 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
973 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
901 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1095 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
407 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
370 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1255 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1326 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
259 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
300 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
272 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
170 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
204 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
478 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3373 Morohashi
231 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
747 New Nelson (John Haig)
467 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
506 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1106 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3762 2001 Kanji
3d4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
6708.2 Four corner code
31-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5439 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
rain
Parts:
snow
Kun:
ゆき
On:
セツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
1131 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 雪辱 【セツジョク】 vindication of honour, vindication of honor, making up for loss, revenge
  • 雪山 【ユキヤマ】 snowy mountain, permanently snow-covered mountain, pile of snow, Himalayas
  • 積雪 【セキセツ】 fallen snow, snow cover
  • 融雪 【ユウセツ】 melted snow, melting of snow

Kun reading compounds

  • 雪 【ゆき】 snow
  • 雪国 【ゆきぐに】 snow country
  • 細雪 【ささめゆき】 light snow fall, small snow flakes
  • 粉雪 【こなゆき】 powdered snow

Readings

Japanese names:
せっ、 ぶき
Chinese:
xue3, xue4
Korean:
seol

Spanish

  • nieve

Portuguese

  • neve

French

  • neige
100 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
174 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
157 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
907 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5044 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
518 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
996 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1495 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.8 Japanese for Busy People
949 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
979 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
842 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1859 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3431 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1767 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2406 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1152 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42216P Morohashi
2759 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6520 New Nelson (John Haig)
1143 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1225 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
207 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3175 2001 Kanji
8d3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-3 SKIP code
1017.7 Four corner code
32-67 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96ea Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
mould, type, model
Kun:
かた-がた
On:
ケイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
482 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 型式 【カタシキ】 model (e.g. of a vehicle), type
  • 造形 【ゾウケイ】 molding, moulding, shaping, modelling (i.e. plastic arts), modeling
  • 体型 【タイケイ】 figure, body shape, build, physique, form, somatotype, biotype, habitus, (type of) physique

Kun reading compounds

  • 型 【かた】 model, type (e.g. of machine, goods, etc.), type, style, pattern, mold (mould), template, model, kata (standard form of a movement, posture, etc. in martial arts, sport, etc.), form (i.e. customary procedure), size (i.e. clothing, shoes), inch (in diagonal display size), (taxonomical) form
  • 型式 【かたしき】 model (e.g. of a vehicle), type
  • ギャランティ型 【ギャランティかた】 guarantee type
  • 不況型 【ふきょうかた】 recession-induced

Readings

Chinese:
xing2
Korean:
hyeong

Spanish

  • tipo
  • modelo
  • patrón

Portuguese

  • bolor
  • tipo
  • modelo

French

  • moule
  • modèle
  • type
595 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
493 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
468 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
423 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1077 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
685 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
431 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
888 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
909 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1318 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
353 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3266 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1685 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2292 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
687 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5030 Morohashi
2638 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1010 New Nelson (John Haig)
680 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
735 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
523 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3272 2001 Kanji
3b6.11 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-3 SKIP code
1210.4 Four corner code
23-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
578b Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
horse
Parts:
Variants:
drive, run, gallop, advance, inspire, impel
Kun:
か.けるか.る
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1033 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 駆使 【クシ】 free use, to use freely, to make free use of, to have good command (e.g. of a language), to drive someone on
  • 駆除 【クジョ】 extermination (esp. pests), expulsion, destruction
  • 先駆 【センク】 forerunner, pioneer, precursor, herald, outrider, pilot car
  • 疾駆 【シック】 riding fast, driving a horse fast

Kun reading compounds

  • 駆ける 【かける】 to run (race, esp. horse), to dash, to gallop (one's horse), to canter, to advance (against one's enemy)
  • 翔る 【かける】 to soar, to fly, to run, to dash
  • 駆る 【かる】 to spur on, to urge forward, to impel, to drive at high speed (e.g. a car)

Readings

Chinese:
qu1
Korean:
gu

Spanish

  • galopar
  • hacer correr a un caballo
  • avanzar

Portuguese

  • dirigir
  • corrida
  • galope
  • avançar
  • inspirar
  • impelir

French

  • conduire
  • courir
  • galoper
  • aiguillonner
  • pousser à
1183 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1477 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5200 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1271 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1910 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1882 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2049 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1611 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1916 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2293 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1185 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1619 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2002 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44634 Morohashi
1823 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6736 New Nelson (John Haig)
1983 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2137 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1743 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3475 2001 Kanji
10a4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-10-4 SKIP code
7131.4 Four corner code
22-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
99c6 Unicode hex code

10 strokes (also 9)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
pursue, drive away, chase, accomplish, attain, commit
On:
チク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2230 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 逐次 【チクジ】 successively, one after another, sequentially
  • 逐一 【チクイチ】 one by one, in detail, minutely
  • 放逐 【ホウチク】 expulsion, ejection, dismissal, ostracism
  • 角逐 【カクチク】 competition, rivalry, vying (with)

Readings

Chinese:
zhu2
Korean:
chug, jeog

Spanish

  • perseguir
  • cazar

Portuguese

  • perseguir
  • afastar
  • caçar
  • efetuar
  • atingir
  • comprometer

French

  • poursuivre
  • chasser
  • un (par un)
  • accomplir
  • atteindre
  • commettre
1578 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1984 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4696 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1573 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1808 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1134 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1186 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1216 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
694 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3848 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1975 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2671 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
545 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38877P Morohashi
3102 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6056 New Nelson (John Haig)
539 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
578 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1396 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3151 2001 Kanji
2q7.6 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-7 SKIP code
3130.3 Four corner code
35-64 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9010 Unicode hex code

21 strokes
Radical:
boat
Parts:
warship
On:
カン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1363 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 艦 【カン】 warship
  • 艦船 【カンセン】 (ocean) vessels, warship
  • 駆逐艦 【クチクカン】 destroyer (ship)
  • 巡洋艦 【ジュンヨウカン】 cruiser

Readings

Chinese:
jian4
Korean:
ham

Spanish

  • buque de guerra

Portuguese

  • navio de guerra

French

  • navire de guerre
1116 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1299 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3881 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
942 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1693 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1665 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1779 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1892 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1598 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1817 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
963 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1303 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1893 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30571 Morohashi
1435 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4950 New Nelson (John Haig)
1875 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2020 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1938 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
874 2001 Kanji
6c15.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-15 SKIP code
1-6-14 SKIP code
2841.7 Four corner code
20-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8266 Unicode hex code