Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
广
T'ang, China, foreign
Kun:
から
On:
トウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
1727 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 唐 【トウ】 Tang dynasty (of China; 618-907), T'ang dynasty, China, foreign country
  • 唐土 【モロコシ】 China, Chinese
  • 頽唐 【タイトウ】 decadence, decline
  • 後唐 【コウトウ】 Later Tang dynasty (of China; 923-937), Later T'ang dynasty

Kun reading compounds

  • 唐 【から】 China (sometimes also used in ref. to Korea or other foreign countries)
  • 空手 【からて】 karate, empty handed

Readings

Japanese names:
かろ、 たん
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tang2
Korean:
dang

Spanish

  • Tang (antigua dinastía china)
  • China

Portuguese

  • T'ang
  • China

French

  • T'ang
  • Chine
1645 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1668 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1516 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1856 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1135 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1246 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1697 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1813 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1727 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
292 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3867 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1988 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2685 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1165 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3709P Morohashi
3115 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
812 New Nelson (John Haig)
1157 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1241 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1318 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
577 2001 Kanji
3q7.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-7 SKIP code
0026.7 Four corner code
1-37-66 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5510 Unicode hex code

2 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
person
Kun:
ひと-り-と
On:
ジンニン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
5 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 人 【ジン】 -ian (e.g. Italian), -ite (e.g. Tokyoite), -er (e.g. performer, etc.), person working with ..., man, person, people
  • 人口 【ジンコウ】 population, common talk
  • 殺人 【サツジン】 murder, homicide, manslaughter
  • 求人 【キュウジン】 recruiting, job offer, job vacancy
  • 人 【ニン】 counter for people
  • 人形 【ニンギョウ】 doll, puppet, figure
  • けが人 【ケガニン】 wounded person, injured person
  • 仲人 【ナコウド】 matchmaker, go-between, intermediary, middleman, mediator, intercessor

Kun reading compounds

  • 人 【ひと】 person, someone, somebody, human beings, mankind, man, people, humans, human (Homo sapiens), (other) people, others, character, personality, nature, capable person, competent person, suitable person, right person, adult, grown-up, I, me, one
  • 人ごみ 【ひとごみ】 crowd of people
  • 貴人 【きじん】 aristocrat, nobleman, dignitary, person of high rank
  • いい人 【いいひと】 good-natured person, good person, (one's) lover, boyfriend, girlfriend

Readings

Japanese names:
じ、 と、 ね、 ひこ、 ふみ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ren2
Korean:
in

Spanish

  • persona

Portuguese

  • pessoa

French

  • être humain
  • personne
30 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
39 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
39 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
9 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
339 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
4 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
11 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
14 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
1 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
15 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
42 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4175 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2111 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2857 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
960 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
344 Morohashi
3368 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
99 New Nelson (John Haig)
951 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1023 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
7 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1262 2001 Kanji
2a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-2-4 SKIP code
8000.0 Four corner code
1-31-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4eba Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
Variants:
lie down, sleep, rest, bed, remain unsold
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
1034 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 寝 【ネ】 sleep
  • 寝台 【シンダイ】 bed, couch
  • 就寝 【シュウシン】 going to bed, retiring (for the night)

Kun reading compounds

  • 寝る 【ねる】 to sleep (lying down), to go to bed, to lie in bed, to lie down, to sleep (with someone, i.e. have intercourse), to lie flat (e.g. of hair), to lie idle (of funds, stock, etc.), to ferment (of soy sauce, miso, etc.)
  • 寝る時間 【ねるじかん】 bedtime
  • 寝かす 【ねかす】 to put to sleep, to lay (something) on its side

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qin3
Korean:
chim

Spanish

  • acostarse
  • dormir

Portuguese

  • sono
  • descanso
  • cama
  • invendável (encalhado)

French

  • être couché
  • dormir
  • se reposer
  • lit
  • invendu
1441 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1079 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1326 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
918 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
473 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1976 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1079 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1127 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
127 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
493 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2925 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1503 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2034 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1158 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7278P Morohashi
2329 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1353 New Nelson (John Haig)
1150 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1233 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1620 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
767 2001 Kanji
3m10.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-10 SKIP code
3014.7 Four corner code
1-31-18 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bdd Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
say, word
Kun:
い.うこと
On:
ゲンゴン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
83 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 言 【ゲン】 word, remark, statement
  • 言語 【ゲンゴ】 language
  • 一言 【ヒトコト】 single word, a few words, brief comment
  • 証言 【ショウゲン】 testimony, (verbal) evidence
  • 言語 【ゲンゴ】 language
  • 言語道断 【ゴンゴドウダン】 outrageous, preposterous, scandalous, inexcusable, absurd, execrable
  • 一言 【ヒトコト】 single word, a few words, brief comment
  • 助言 【ジョゲン】 advice, counsel, suggestion, tip, hint

Kun reading compounds

  • 言う 【いう】 to say, to utter, to declare, to name, to call, to go (e.g. "the alarm went ping"), to make a noise
  • 言うまでもない 【いうまでもない】 goes without saying, needless to say, obvious
  • 言 【げん】 word, remark, statement
  • 言葉 【ことば】 language, dialect, word, phrase, expression, term, speech, (manner of) speaking, (use of) language, words, remark, statement, comment, learning to speak, language acquisition
  • 一言 【ひとこと】 single word, a few words, brief comment
  • 伝言 【つてこと】 verbal message, word (from someone), rumour, rumor

Readings

Japanese names:
とき
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yan2
Korean:
eon

Spanish

  • palabras
  • decir

Portuguese

  • Dizer
  • palavras

French

  • dire
392 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
118 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
274 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
279 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4309 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
43 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
85 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
439 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.8 Japanese for Busy People
66 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
66 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
203 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1653 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2440 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1233 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1698 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
341 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35205 Morohashi
1941 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5552 New Nelson (John Haig)
335 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
357 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
44 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
142 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3077 2001 Kanji
7a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-6 SKIP code
0060.1 Four corner code
1-24-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a00 Unicode hex code