Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
good luck, joy, congratulations
Kun:
よし
On:
キチキツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
711 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 吉 【キチ】 good fortune (esp. omikuji fortune-telling result), good luck, auspiciousness, unspecified day of the month (used to obscure the date a letter, invitation, etc. was written)
  • 吉祥天 【キッショウテン】 Sri-mahadevi (consort of Vaishravana)
  • 大吉 【ダイキチ】 excellent luck
  • 小吉 【ショウキチ】 slightly good luck (as a fortune telling result)
  • 吉 【キチ】 good fortune (esp. omikuji fortune-telling result), good luck, auspiciousness, unspecified day of the month (used to obscure the date a letter, invitation, etc. was written)
  • 吉事 【キチジ】 auspicious event
  • 嘉吉 【カキツ】 Kakitsu era (1441.2.17-1444.2.5)
  • 勿吉 【モッキツ】 Mohe (one of the Tungusic-speaking tribes)

Kun reading compounds

  • 吉川神道 【よしかわしんとう】 Yoshikawa Shinto (Confucianist form of Shinto, stripped of Buddhist influence)
  • 吉牛 【よしぎゅう】 Yoshinoya gyudon (beef on rice)
  • 土吉 【つちよし】 earth form of "good luck" character
  • 鯔 【いな】 young striped mullet

Readings

Japanese names:
え、 き、 きっ、 きる、 こし、 と、 よ
Chinese:
ji2
Korean:
gil

Spanish

  • buena suerte
  • alegría
  • felicitaciones

Portuguese

  • boa sorte
  • prazer
  • congratulações

French

  • bonne chance
  • joie
  • félicitations
1142 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
464 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1053 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
990 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1124 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
278 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1141 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1194 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
893 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
282 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2691 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1369 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1855 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
326 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3289 Morohashi
2167 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
711 New Nelson (John Haig)
320 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
342 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
199 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1064 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1477 2001 Kanji
3p3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
4060.1 Four corner code
21-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5409 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
two
Parts:
well, well crib, town, community
Kun:
On:
セイショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
339 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 井 【セイ】 well curb, Chinese "Well" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
  • 井蛙 【セイア】 frog in a well, someone with a narrow perspective
  • 市井 【シセイ】 the street, the town
  • 坑井 【コウセイ】 winze (mining), well (oil, gas)

Kun reading compounds

  • 井 【い】 well
  • 堰 【せき】 dam, weir, barrier, sluice
  • 筒井 【つつい】 round well
  • 市井 【しせい】 the street, the town

Readings

Japanese names:
いの、 さい、 ひ
Chinese:
jing3
Korean:
jeong

Spanish

  • pozo
  • ciudad

Portuguese

  • bem

French

  • puits
  • margelle
  • ville
  • communauté
1470 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
252 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
165 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
916 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1031 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
103 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1193 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1255 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1064 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
34 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4265 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2153 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2905 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1824 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
258 Morohashi
3454 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
76 New Nelson (John Haig)
1806 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1946 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1019 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1955 2001 Kanji
0a4.46 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-3 SKIP code
5500.0 Four corner code
16-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e95 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
field
Parts:
Variants:
town, village, block, street
Kun:
まち
On:
チョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
292 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 町 【マチ】 town, block, neighbourhood, neighborhood, downtown, main street, street, road, 109.09 m, 0.99 hectares
  • 町議会 【チョウギカイ】 town council
  • 同町 【ドウチョウ】 the same town, that town
  • 門前町 【モンゼンマチ】 town originally built around a temple or shrine

Kun reading compounds

  • 町 【まち】 town, block, neighbourhood, neighborhood, downtown, main street, street, road, 109.09 m, 0.99 hectares
  • 街角 【まちかど】 street corner
  • 室町 【むろまち】 Muromachi (era 1392-1573, or 1333-1573, or 1336-1573)
  • 小町 【こまち】 a belle, town beauty

Readings

Chinese:
ting3, ding1
Korean:
jeong

Spanish

  • pueblo
  • ciudad
  • bloque
  • calle

Portuguese

  • aldeia
  • cidade
  • bloco
  • rua

French

  • quartier
  • ville
  • village
  • rue
115 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
61 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
57 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
114 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2995 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
167 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
221 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
426 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.4 Japanese for Busy People
182 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
182 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
549 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1335 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1430 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
756 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1028 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
93 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21735 Morohashi
1113 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3729 New Nelson (John Haig)
92 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
96 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
63 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3653 2001 Kanji
5f2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-2 SKIP code
6102.0 Four corner code
36-14 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
753a Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
sign 示 (礻)
Parts:
blessing, fortune, luck, wealth
On:
フク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
467 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 福 【フク】 good fortune
  • 福祉 【フクシ】 welfare, well-being, social welfare, social security, social service
  • 大福 【ダイフク】 great fortune, good luck, rice cake stuffed with bean jam
  • 慶福 【ケイフク】 happy event, happiness

Readings

Japanese names:
とし、 とみ、 ふ、 ふき、 ふっ、 ぼく、 よし
Chinese:
fu2
Korean:
bog

Spanish

  • fortuna
  • suerte
  • dicha

Portuguese

  • benção
  • fortuna
  • sorte
  • riqueza

French

  • bénédiction
  • fortune
  • chance
  • richesse
506 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
409 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
386 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
450 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3256 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
629 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
777 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1888 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1379 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1466 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
895 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1427 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1303 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
705 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
944 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1099 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24768P Morohashi
1029 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4105 New Nelson (John Haig)
1090 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1171 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
424 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
676 2001 Kanji
4e9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-9 SKIP code
3126.6 Four corner code
42-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
798f Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
mountain
Parts:
mount, hill, knoll
Kun:
おか
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
463 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 岡陵 【コウリョウ】 hill

Kun reading compounds

  • 丘 【おか】 hill, height, knoll, rising ground, bonus points awarded to the winner at the end of a game
  • 岡崎フラグメント 【おかざきフラグメント】 Okazaki fragment

Readings

Chinese:
gang1
Korean:
gang

Spanish

  • monte
  • colina
  • cima de una colina

Portuguese

French

  • mont
  • colline
  • butte
370 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
621 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1889 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
987 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1440 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3719 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2584 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1980 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7962 Morohashi
2997 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1460 New Nelson (John Haig)
1961 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2112 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3653 2001 Kanji
2r6.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-6 SKIP code
7722.0 Four corner code
18-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5ca1 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
eye
Parts:
Variants:
prefecture
Kun:
か.ける
On:
ケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
140 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 県 【ケン】 prefecture (Japan), county (China, Taiwan, Norway, etc.), department (France), province (Italy, Spain, etc.)
  • 県営 【ケンエイ】 (under) prefectural management
  • 都道府県 【トドウフケン】 administrative divisions of Japan: Tokyo-to, Hokkai-do, Osaka-fu, Kyoto-fu and remaining prefectures
  • 同県 【ドウケン】 the same prefecture

Readings

Japanese names:
あがた、 がた
Chinese:
xian4
Korean:
hyeon

Spanish

  • prefectura

Portuguese

  • Condado
  • prefeitura (região)

French

  • préfecture
  • département
203 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
291 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
273 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
195 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1362 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
381 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
226 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1252 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
194 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
194 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
336 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1380 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3269 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1687 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2294 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
126 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
23210P Morohashi
2641 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3918 New Nelson (John Haig)
513 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
552 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
326 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1241 2001 Kanji
3n6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-3 SKIP code
3-4-5 SKIP code
2-5-4 SKIP code
2690.1 Four corner code
24-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
770c Unicode hex code