Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
name, noted, distinguished, reputation
Kun:
-な
On:
メイミョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
177 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 名 【メイ】 counter for people (usu. seating, reservations and such), first name, famous, great, name, noun
  • 名画 【メイガ】 famous picture, masterpiece (painting), film classic
  • 同名 【ドウメイ】 same name, homonym
  • 芸名 【ゲイメイ】 stage name
  • 名目 【メイモク】 name, title, appellation, (something) nominal, (under the) pretext (of), pretense
  • 名字 【ミョウジ】 surname, family name
  • 仮名 【カメイ】 alias, pseudonym, pen name, nom de plume
  • 同名 【ドウメイ】 same name, homonym

Kun reading compounds

  • 名 【な】 name, given name, title, fame, renown, reputation, pretext, pretense, justification, appearance
  • 名残 【なごり】 remains, traces, vestiges, relics, (the sorrow of) parting, end
  • 仮名 【かめい】 alias, pseudonym, pen name, nom de plume
  • 片仮名 【かたかな】 katakana, angular Japanese syllabary used primarily for loanwords

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
ming2
Korean:
myeong

Spanish

  • nombre
  • célebre
  • distinguido
  • reputación

Portuguese

  • nome
  • fama
  • distinção
  • reputação

French

  • nom
  • célèbre
  • fameux
  • réputation
140 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
55 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
71 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
116 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1170 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
131 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
34 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
346 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
82 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
82 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
82 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
285 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2693 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1371 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1857 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
113 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3297 Morohashi
2169 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
716 New Nelson (John Haig)
112 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
117 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
140 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
53 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2577 2001 Kanji
3d3.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
4-6-1 SKIP code
3-3-3 SKIP code
2760.0 Four corner code
44-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
540d Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
raise, plan, project, behavior, actions
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
257 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 挙党 【キョトウ】 whole party, party as a whole
  • 挙式 【キョシキ】 holding a ceremony, wedding ceremony
  • 暴挙 【ボウキョ】 violence, reckless action
  • 快挙 【カイキョ】 brilliant achievement, spectacular feat, splendid accomplishment, remarkable deed

Kun reading compounds

  • 上げる 【あげる】 to raise, to elevate, to do up (one's hair), to fly (a kite, etc.), to launch (fireworks, etc.), to surface (a submarine, etc.), to land (a boat), to deep-fry, to show someone (into a room), to summon (for geishas, etc.), to send someone (away), to enrol (one's child in school), to enroll, to increase (price, quality, status, etc.), to develop (talent, skill), to improve, to make (a loud sound), to raise (one's voice), to earn (something desirable), to praise, to give (an example, etc.), to cite, to summon up (all of one's energy, etc.), to arrest, to nominate, to give, to offer up (incense, a prayer, etc.) to the gods (or Buddha, etc.), to bear (a child), to conduct (a ceremony, esp. a wedding), (of the tide) to come in, to vomit, to do for (the sake of someone else), to complete ..., to humbly do ...
  • 上がる 【あがる】 to rise, to go up, to come up, to ascend, to be raised, to enter (esp. from outdoors), to come in, to go in, to enter (a school), to advance to the next grade, to get out (of water), to come ashore, to increase, to improve, to make progress, to be promoted, to advance, to be made (of profit, etc.), to occur (esp. of a favourable result), to be adequate (to cover expenses, etc.), to be finished, to be done, to be over, (of rain) to stop, to lift, to stop (working properly), to cut out, to give out, to die, to win (in a card game, etc.), to be arrested, to turn up (of evidence, etc.), to be deep fried, to be spoken loudly, to get stage fright, to be offered (to the gods, etc.), to go, to visit, to eat, to drink, to be listed (as a candidate), to serve (in one's master's home), to go north, to be complete, to finish
  • 挙る 【こぞる】 to assemble everything together, to do something as a group

Readings

Japanese names:
たか
Chinese:
ju3
Korean:
geo

Spanish

  • tener lugar
  • elevar
  • completamente
  • levantar
  • poner un ejemplo
  • prosperar

Portuguese

  • levantar
  • plano
  • projeto
  • comportamento
  • ações

French

  • faire monter
  • plan
  • projet
  • conduite
  • actions
375 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
482 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
458 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
439 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1902 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
523 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1356 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1207 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
801 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
815 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1189 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
849 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3106 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1588 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2169 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1957 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12081P Morohashi
2456 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2150 New Nelson (John Haig)
1938 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2088 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
434 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
539 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
947 2001 Kanji
3n7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-7 SKIP code
2-4-6 SKIP code
2-6-4 SKIP code
3250.2 Four corner code
9050.2 Four corner code
21-83 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6319 Unicode hex code