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

8 strokes
Radical:
field
Parts:
Variants:
brush-stroke, picture
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
199 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 画 【ガ】 picture, drawing, painting, sketch
  • 画家 【ガカ】 painter, artist
  • 洋画 【ヨウガ】 Western painting, Western film, Western movie
  • 邦画 【ホウガ】 Japanese film, Japanese painting
  • 画 【カク】 stroke (of a kanji, etc.)
  • 描く 【エガク】 to draw, to paint, to sketch, to depict, to describe, to picture in one's mind, to imagine, to form a certain shape (e.g. path of an action, appearance of an object, etc.)
  • 参画 【サンカク】 taking part in planning
  • 家族計画 【カゾクケイカク】 family planning
  • 画 【ガ】 picture, drawing, painting, sketch
  • 描く 【エガク】 to draw, to paint, to sketch, to depict, to describe, to picture in one's mind, to imagine, to form a certain shape (e.g. path of an action, appearance of an object, etc.)
  • 似顔絵 【ニガオエ】 portrait, likeness, sketch (of a face)
  • 影絵 【カゲエ】 shadow picture, silhouette, shadowgraph

Kun reading compounds

  • 描く 【えがく】 to draw, to paint, to sketch, to depict, to describe, to picture in one's mind, to imagine, to form a certain shape (e.g. path of an action, appearance of an object, etc.)
  • 画する 【かくする】 to draw (a line), to demarcate, to mark, to divide, to map out, to plan

Readings

Chinese:
hua4
Korean:
hwa, hoeg

Spanish

  • dibujo
  • trazo
  • puntuar
  • interrumpir

Portuguese

  • gravura

French

  • trait de plume
  • dessin
  • écran
  • compteur de traits de kanji
167 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
91 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
85 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
150 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
50 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
477 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
222 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
991 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.14 Japanese for Busy People
343 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
343 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
235 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
176 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3723 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1904 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2586 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1178 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21739P Morohashi
3000 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3733 New Nelson (John Haig)
1170 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1254 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
176 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
155 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3175 2001 Kanji
0a8.7 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-6 SKIP code
1077.2 Four corner code
18-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
753b Unicode hex code