Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
circumference, circuit, lap
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
562 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 周 【シュウ】 Zhou dynasty (China, approx. 1046-256 BCE), Chou dynasty, perimeter, counter for laps or circuits
  • 周囲 【シュウイ】 surroundings, environs, circumference
  • 円周 【エンシュウ】 circumference
  • 外周 【ガイシュウ】 outer circumference, perimeter, outskirts, periphery

Kun reading compounds

  • 周り 【まわり】 circumference, girth, surroundings, neighbourhood, neighborhood, vicinity, people surrounding oneself, surrounding circumstances
  • 周りの目 【まわりのめ】 how others look at you, what others think about you

Readings

Japanese names:
あまね、 しゅ、 す、 ちか、 のり、 ひろ、 びび、 まこと
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhou1
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • circunferencia
  • vuelta
  • alrededores
  • difundir

Portuguese

  • circunferência
  • circuito
  • volta

French

  • circonférence
  • tour
  • alentours
632 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
532 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
504 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
694 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
622 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
187 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
409 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
736 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
91 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
91 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
558 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
324 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3720 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1903 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2585 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
323 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3441P Morohashi
2998 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
768 New Nelson (John Haig)
317 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
339 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
507 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3649 2001 Kanji
2r6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-6 SKIP code
7722.0 Four corner code
1-28-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5468 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
waves, billows, Poland
Kun:
なみ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
740 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 波 【ハ】 counter for waves (of a repeated occurrence)
  • 波及 【ハキュウ】 spread, extension, influence, aftereffect, ripple
  • 低周波 【テイシュウハ】 low frequency
  • 横波 【ヨコナミ】 transverse wave, beam sea

Kun reading compounds

  • 波 【なみ】 wave, ups and downs
  • 波間 【なみま】 interval between the waves, gap between waves
  • 高波 【たかなみ】 high waves, heavy seas
  • 横波 【よこなみ】 transverse wave, beam sea

Readings

Japanese names:
ひら、 みな、 みなみ、 わ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bo1, po1
Korean:
pa

Spanish

  • onda
  • ola
  • Polonia

Portuguese

  • ondas
  • vagas
  • Polônia

French

  • onde
  • vague
  • Pologne
298 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
387 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
367 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
606 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2529 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
484 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
677 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
596 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
666 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
677 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
913 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1177 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
388 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
245 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
292 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
811 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17308 Morohashi
330 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3101 New Nelson (John Haig)
803 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
866 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
309 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
367 2001 Kanji
3a5.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3414.7 Four corner code
1-39-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6ce2 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
rap 攴 (攵)
Parts:
Variants:
number, strength, fate, law, figures
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
148 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 数 【スウ】 several, a number of, quantity, amount, counting, figures, numbers, number, numeral, figure, grammatical number, destiny, fate, course of events, trend
  • 数億年 【スウオクネン】 several hundred million years
  • 戸数 【コスウ】 number of households (houses)
  • 枚数 【マイスウ】 the number of flat things, win-loss difference which influences the ranking of wrestlers
  • 数 【スウ】 several, a number of, quantity, amount, counting, figures, numbers, number, numeral, figure, grammatical number, destiny, fate, course of events, trend
  • 数億年 【スウオクネン】 several hundred million years
  • 数牌 【シューパイ】 suited tiles

Kun reading compounds

  • 数 【かず】 number, amount
  • 数多く 【かずおおく】 in great numbers
  • 手数 【てすう】 trouble, bother, number of moves (in go, shogi, etc.), number of punches (in boxing)
  • 口数 【くちかず】 number of words a person speaks, number of dependents, number of mouths to feed, number of shares, items, applications, etc.
  • 数える 【かぞえる】 to count, to enumerate
  • 屡々 【しばしば】 often, again and again, frequently, repeatedly

Readings

Japanese names:
じゅ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shu4, shu3, shuo4
Korean:
su, chog

Spanish

  • número
  • cifra
  • contar

Portuguese

  • número
  • vigor
  • destino
  • lei
  • figuras

French

  • nombre
  • compter
  • destin
  • loi
  • chiffres
262 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
168 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
151 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
188 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2057 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
429 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
592 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2169 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.6 Japanese for Busy People
225 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
225 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
529 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
945 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2245 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1170 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1591 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
938 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13319 Morohashi
1790 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2353 New Nelson (John Haig)
929 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
998 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
159 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
227 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1066 2001 Kanji
4i9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-9-4 SKIP code
9844.0 Four corner code
1-31-84 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6570 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
partial, side, left-side radical, inclining, biased
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1340 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 偏 【ヘン】 left-hand radical of a character
  • 偏見 【ヘンケン】 prejudice, bias, distorted view
  • 普遍 【フヘン】 universal, general, ubiquitous, omnipresent
  • 貝偏 【カイヘン】 kanji "shell" radical at left

Kun reading compounds

  • 偏る 【かたよる】 to lean (to one side), to incline, to be unbalanced (e.g. diet), to be unduly weighted towards, to be concentrated on, to be partial, to be biased, to be prejudiced

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
pian1
Korean:
pyeon

Spanish

  • parcial
  • lateral
  • parte izquierda del kanji
  • ser parcial

Portuguese

  • parcial
  • lado
  • lado esquerdo
  • radical
  • inclinar-se
  • tendencioso

French

  • partial
  • côté
  • radical gauche d'un kanji
  • incliné
  • biais
1782 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1649 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
511 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1260 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1059 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1273 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1159 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1214 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1176 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
122 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
151 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
101 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
116 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1840 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
848X Morohashi
133 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
277 New Nelson (John Haig)
1823 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1964 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1411 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2153 2001 Kanji
2a9.16 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-9 SKIP code
2322.7 Four corner code
1-42-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
504f Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
grain
Parts:
shift, move, change, drift, catch (cold, fire), pass into
Kun:
うつ.るうつ.す
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
448 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 移行 【イコウ】 switching over to, migration, transition
  • 移管 【イカン】 transfer of control
  • 転移 【テンイ】 moving (location, with the times, etc.), change, transition, metastasis, spread, transition (e.g. phase transition), transfer (of learning), transference (in psychoanalysis)
  • 変移 【ヘンイ】 change, alteration, transmutation, mutation

Kun reading compounds

  • 移る 【うつる】 to move (house), to transfer (department), to change the target of interest or concern, to elapse (passage of time), to be permeated by a colour or scent, to be infected, to be contagious, to spread (as in fire)
  • 移す 【うつす】 to change, to swap, to substitute, to transfer, to change the object of one's interest or focus, to spend or take time, to infect, to permeate something with the smell or colour of something, to move on to the next or different stage of (a plan, etc.)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yi2
Korean:
i

Spanish

  • cambio de lugar
  • movimiento
  • traslado
  • mudarse
  • ser infectado
  • ser contagioso
  • trasladar
  • infectar

Portuguese

  • trocar
  • mover
  • mudança
  • rumo
  • pegar (fogo)
  • passar (frio)
  • passar

French

  • déplacer
  • transporter
  • déménager
  • changer
  • inconstant
  • prendre (froid, feu)
  • transférer
547 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
642 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
613 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
715 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3282 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
607 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
780 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1378 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.5 Japanese for Busy People
1121 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1173 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1101 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1437 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1508 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
798 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1087 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
907 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25045 Morohashi
1177 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4141 New Nelson (John Haig)
898 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
964 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
723 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2260 2001 Kanji
5d6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-6 SKIP code
2792.7 Four corner code
1-16-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
79fb Unicode hex code