Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
old
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
509 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 古今 【ココン】 ancient and modern times, all ages, past and present
  • 故郷 【フルサト】 home town, birthplace, native place, one's old home, ruins, historic remains
  • 蒙古 【モウコ】 Mongolia
  • 懐古 【カイコ】 reminiscence, nostalgia, thinking fondly of the past, recalling the old days

Kun reading compounds

  • 古い 【ふるい】 old, aged, ancient, antiquated, antique, timeworn, long, since long ago, time-honored, of the distant past, long-ago, stale, threadbare, hackneyed, corny, old-fashioned, outmoded, out-of-date
  • 古家 【ふるいえ】 old house, deserted house

Readings

Japanese names:
ふゆ
Chinese:
gu3
Korean:
go

Spanish

  • viejo
  • antiguo
  • desgastar

Portuguese

  • velho

French

  • vieux
70 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
121 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
109 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
373 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
770 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
93 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
32 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
154 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
172 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
172 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
86 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
278 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2495 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1262 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1728 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
16 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3233 Morohashi
2002 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
702 New Nelson (John Haig)
16 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
16 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
320 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
107 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1577 2001 Kanji
2k3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-3 SKIP code
4060.0 Four corner code
24-37 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53e4 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
leather, rawhide
Parts:
Variants:
leather, skin, reform, become serious
Kun:
かわ
On:
カク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
249 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 革命 【カクメイ】 revolution, 58th year of the sexagenary cycle (in Onmyōdō)
  • 革新 【カクシン】 reform, innovation
  • 行革 【ギョウカク】 administrative reform
  • 農地改革 【ノウチカイカク】 agrarian reform

Kun reading compounds

  • 革 【かわ】 leather
  • 革靴 【かわぐつ】 leather shoes, leather boots
  • 藍革 【あいかわ】 indigo-dyed leather
  • 負い革 【おいかわ】 sling (e.g. of a firearm)

Readings

Chinese:
ge2, ji2, ji3
Korean:
hyeog, geug

Spanish

  • cuero
  • piel
  • reforma
  • cambio

Portuguese

  • couro
  • torna-se sério
  • pele
  • esconder
  • pelêgo

French

  • cuir
  • peau
  • fourrure
  • devenir sérieux
  • rénovation
  • réforme
746 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
836 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
821 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
686 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5088 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
811 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1003 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
937 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1075 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1123 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
996 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1877 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3099 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1582 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2163 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1911 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
42710 Morohashi
2448 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6570 New Nelson (John Haig)
1893 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2041 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
487 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
877 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1955 2001 Kanji
3k6.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-5 SKIP code
2-3-5 SKIP code
2-3-6 SKIP code
4450.6 Four corner code
19-55 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9769 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
clothes 衣 (衤)
Parts:
Variants:
sack, bag, pouch
Kun:
ふくろ
On:
タイダイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1125 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 袋 【タイ】 counter for things inside a bag
  • 袋果 【タイカ】 follicle
  • 頸袋 【ケイタイ】 dewlap
  • 製袋 【セイタイ】 bag manufacturing

Kun reading compounds

  • 袋 【ふくろ】 bag, sack, pouch, skin of an orange (and other like fruits), dead end, plot of land surrounded by water
  • 袋小路 【ふくろこうじ】 blind alley, cul-de-sac, dead end street, deadlock, impasse, dead end
  • 空気袋 【くうきふくろ】 air sac, bladder, air bag, windbag, type of inflatable air mattress

Readings

Japanese names:
てい、 ない、 ぶく
Chinese:
dai4
Korean:
dae

Spanish

  • saco
  • bolsa

Portuguese

  • sacola
  • bolsa
  • saco

French

  • sac
  • sacoche
  • mère
1546 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
703 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4223 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
926 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
880 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1750 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1329 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1412 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
685 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1623 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3201 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1655 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2245 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1015 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34171 Morohashi
2588 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5443 New Nelson (John Haig)
1006 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1081 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1484 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2165 2001 Kanji
5e5.11 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-6 SKIP code
2373.2 Four corner code
34-62 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
888b Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
axe
Parts:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
51 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 新 【シン】 new, neo-, newness, novelty, Gregorian calendar, Xin dynasty (China, 9-23 CE), Hsin dynasty
  • 新鋭 【シンエイ】 young and energetic, up-and-coming, new and excellent, newly produced, up-and-comer
  • 維新 【イシン】 reformation, revolution, renewal, Meiji Restoration
  • 改新 【カイシン】 reformation

Kun reading compounds

  • 新しい 【あたらしい】 new, novel, fresh, recent, latest, up-to-date, modern
  • 新しい女 【あたらしいおんな】 liberated woman
  • 新た 【あらた】 new, fresh, novel
  • 新田 【しんでん】 new rice field, newly developed rice field, wasteland or marshland newly reclaimed as a rice field (Edo period)

Readings

Japanese names:
あせ、 あたらし、 し、 に、 にっ、 につ、 よし
Chinese:
xin1
Korean:
sin

Spanish

  • nuevo
  • fresco

Portuguese

  • novo

French

  • nouveau
256 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
165 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
148 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
36 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2080 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
178 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
55 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1965 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
174 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
174 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
85 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
956 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2239 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1166 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1587 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1516 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13572 Morohashi
1784 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2387 New Nelson (John Haig)
1502 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1619 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
80 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
226 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
454 2001 Kanji
5b8.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-9-4 SKIP code
0292.1 Four corner code
31-23 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
65b0 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
sake, alcohol
Kun:
さけさか-
On:
シュ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
1006 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 酒 【サケ】 alcohol, sake
  • 酒税 【シュゼイ】 liquor tax, tax on alcohol
  • 洋酒 【ヨウシュ】 Western wine and spirits, Western liquor
  • 清酒 【セイシュ】 refined sake

Kun reading compounds

  • 酒 【さけ】 alcohol, sake
  • 酒店 【さかだな】 alcohol-selling shop
  • 手酌酒 【てじゃくさけ】 pouring one's own drinks, drinking alone
  • 花酒 【はなざけ】 strong awamori (60%) from Yonaguni Island, Okinawa

Readings

Japanese names:
き、 さ、 し
Chinese:
jiu3
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • sake
  • alcohol
  • vino de arroz

Portuguese

  • sake
  • álcool

French

  • saké
  • alcool
422 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
318 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
302 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
781 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2573 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
347 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
972 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1066 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
517 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
526 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
144 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1789 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
532 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
328 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
403 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1440 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39776 Morohashi
444 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6160 New Nelson (John Haig)
1428 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1535 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
356 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
375 2001 Kanji
3a7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
3116.0 Four corner code
28-82 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9152 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
dish
Parts:
boom, prosper, copulate
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
712 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 盛大 【セイダイ】 grand, magnificent, lavish, large scale, prosperous, thriving, lively, forceful, powerful, vigorous
  • 盛況 【セイキョウ】 success, prosperity, boom
  • 隆盛 【リュウセイ】 prosperity, flourishing, thriving
  • 士気旺盛 【シキオウセイ】 morale being very high, heightened fighting spirit
  • 盛者 【ショウジャ】 prosperous person, powerful person
  • 盛者必衰 【ジョウシャヒッスイ】 even the prosperous inevitably decay, sic transit gloria mundi, all that's fair must fade
  • 強盛 【キョウセイ】 might, mighty
  • 熾盛 【シジョウ】 vigor (like leaping flames), liveliness

Kun reading compounds

  • 盛る 【もる】 to serve (in a bowl, on a plate, etc.), to dish out, to dish up, to fill (a bowl) with, to pile up, to heap up, to fill up, to stack up, to administer (medicine, poison), to dose out, to prescribe, to put into (e.g. information in a report, meaning in a statement), to mark out (e.g. scale), to graduate (e.g. thermometer), to exaggerate, to apply heavy makeup
  • 盛る 【さかる】 to prosper, to flourish, to copulate (animals)
  • 盛ん 【さかん】 popular, prosperous, enthusiastic, energetic, vigorous
  • 盛んな歓迎 【さかんなかんげい】 cordial reception

Readings

Japanese names:
もり
Chinese:
sheng4, cheng2
Korean:
seong

Spanish

  • auge
  • prosperidad
  • apilar
  • colmar
  • prosperar
  • florecer
  • próspero

Portuguese

  • estrondo
  • prosperar
  • copular

French

  • prospérité
  • boom
  • copuler
921 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
1476 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
737 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3116 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
898 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1554 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1469 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
719 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
732 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
922 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1371 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3314 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1717 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2332 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1469 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
23001P Morohashi
2675 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3895 New Nelson (John Haig)
1457 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1567 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
925 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1474 2001 Kanji
5h6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-5 SKIP code
5310.7 Four corner code
32-25 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
76db Unicode hex code