Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
Variants:
pedestal, a stand, counter for machines and vehicles
Kun:
うてなわれつかさ
On:
ダイタイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
262 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 台 【ダイ】 stand, rack, table, bench, podium, pedestal, platform, stage, support, holder, rack, counter for machines, incl. vehicles, setting (e.g. in jewellery), level (e.g. price level), range (e.g. after physical units), period (of time, e.g. a decade of one's life), elevated area, viewing platform, dish tray, meal, tall building, tower
  • 台車 【ダイシャ】 platform truck, hand truck, trolley, dolly, cart, (railway) truck, bogie, flatcar, wagon, waggon
  • 管区気象台 【カンクキショウダイ】 district meteorological observatory
  • 気象台 【キショウダイ】 meteorological observatory
  • 台 【タイ】 Taiwan
  • 台頭 【タイトウ】 rise (e.g. of a movement), emergence, rearing one's head, gaining prominence, coming to the fore, gaining power, gathering strength
  • 屋台 【ヤタイ】 cart (esp. a food cart), stall, stand, festival float, portable shrine dedicated to a god and shaped like a house, dancing platform, stage prop fashioned after a large building, framework (of a house, etc.), house (esp. a small and miserable house)
  • 最後の舞台 【サイゴノブタイ】 final performance, swan song, last act

Kun reading compounds

  • 台 【うてな】 tower, stand, pedestal, calyx
  • 弾正台 【だんじょうだい】 Imperial Prosecuting and Investigating Office (1869-1871 CE), Imperial Prosecuting and Investigating Office (under the ritsuryo system)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tai2, tai1
Korean:
tae, i

Spanish

  • estante
  • banco
  • tribuna
  • pedestal
  • contador para maquinas y vehículos

Portuguese

  • pedestal
  • stand
  • sufixo para contagem de para máquinas e veículos

French

  • piédestal
  • socle
  • compteur de voitures ou machines
272 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
183 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
166 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
216 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
848 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
290 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
134 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
276 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.2 Japanese for Busy People
492 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
501 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
532 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
280 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2498 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1265 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1731 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
752 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3246 Morohashi
2005 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
699 New Nelson (John Haig)
744 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
805 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
436 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
111 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2777 2001 Kanji
3d2.11 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-3 SKIP code
2360.0 Four corner code
1-34-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53f0 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
gulf, bay, inlet
Kun:
いりえ
On:
ワン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
545 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 湾 【ワン】 bay, gulf, inlet
  • 湾岸 【ワンガン】 gulf coast, bay coast
  • メキシコ湾 【メキシコワン】 Gulf of Mexico
  • 内湾 【ナイワン】 enclosed bay, inlet, deep bay, basin

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wan1
Korean:
man

Spanish

  • golfo
  • bahía
  • ensenada
  • cala

Portuguese

  • golfo
  • baía
  • pequena enseada

French

  • golfe
  • baie
  • crique
1944 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1028 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2627 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1136 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
701 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1849 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
670 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
681 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
910 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1228 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
748 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
447 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
562 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1765 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17920 Morohashi
613 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3239 New Nelson (John Haig)
1749 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1886 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1562 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
352 2001 Kanji
3a9.15 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
3012.7 Four corner code
1-47-49 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6e7e Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
legs
Parts:
beginning, former time, origin
Kun:
もと
On:
ゲンガン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
192 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 元 【ゲン】 unknown (e.g. in an equation), element (of a set), yuan (monetary unit of China), New Taiwan dollar, Yuan dynasty (China, 1271-1368), Yüan dynasty, Mongol dynasty
  • 原価 【ゲンカ】 cost price
  • 中元 【チュウゲン】 15th day of the 7th lunar month, (last day of) Bon lantern festival, mid-year gift, summer gift, Bon Festival gifts
  • 抗原 【コウゲン】 antigen
  • 元日 【ガンジツ】 New Year's Day
  • 元凶 【ゲンキョウ】 ringleader, main culprit, main cause, source

Kun reading compounds

  • 元 【もと】 origin, source, base, basis, foundation, root, cause, ingredient, material, (somebody's) side, (somebody's) location, original cost (or capital, principal, etc.), (plant) root, (tree) trunk, first section of a waka, counter for blades of grass, tree trunks, etc., and for falcons (in falconry), handle (chopsticks, brush, etc.), grip
  • 元 【もと】 former, ex-, past, one-time, earlier times, the past, previous state, formerly, previously, originally, before
  • 家元 【いえもと】 head of a school (of music, dance), head family of a school
  • 胸元 【むなもと】 breast, chest, pit of the stomach, solar plexus, epigastrium

Readings

Japanese names:
ちか、 はじめ、 はる、 ゆき、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yuan2
Korean:
weon

Spanish

  • comienzo
  • principio
  • origen
  • jefe

Portuguese

  • começo
  • tempo anterior
  • origem

French

  • commencement
  • origine
  • ancien temps
68 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
117 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
106 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
328 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
275 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
106 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
121 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
60 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.10 Japanese for Busy People
137 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
137 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
245 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
141 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2428 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1226 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1690 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
59 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1340 Morohashi
1929 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
343 New Nelson (John Haig)
59 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
63 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
408 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
89 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3057 2001 Kanji
0a4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-3 SKIP code
1021.1 Four corner code
1-24-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5143 Unicode hex code