Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
Variants:
virtuous, good, goodness
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
765 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 善 【ゼン】 good, goodness, right, virtue
  • 善意 【ゼンイ】 virtuous mind, good intentions, good will, positive mindset, bona fides, good faith
  • 親善 【シンゼン】 friendship, goodwill, friendly relations, amity
  • 独善 【ドクゼン】 self-righteousness, self-justified

Kun reading compounds

  • 良い 【よい】 good, excellent, fine, nice, pleasant, agreeable, sufficient, enough, ready, prepared, profitable (deal, business offer, etc.), beneficial, OK, all right, fine, no problem
  • 善い行い 【よいおこない】 good deed
  • いい事 【いいこと】 good thing, nice thing, good excuse, good grounds, good opportunity, interjection used to impress an idea or to urge a response
  • 良く 【よく】 nicely, properly, well, skillfully, skilfully, frequently, often, I'm glad that you ..., thank you for ..., (you have) quite the nerve to, I don't know how you can ...
  • 善くも 【よくも】 how dare ..., how could ...

Readings

Japanese names:
たる、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shan4
Korean:
seon

Spanish

  • bondad
  • virtud

Portuguese

  • bom
  • virtuoso
  • bondade

French

  • bien
  • bonté
  • vertu
831 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
929 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
735 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
643 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
606 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
717 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
415 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1799 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1139 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1191 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
676 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
295 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2921 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1501 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2030 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1044 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3904 Morohashi
2325 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
859 New Nelson (John Haig)
1035 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1112 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
949 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
977 2001 Kanji
2o10.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-10 SKIP code
2-3-9 SKIP code
2-9-3 SKIP code
8060.5 Four corner code
8060.1 Four corner code
1-33-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5584 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
hurry, emergency, sudden, steep
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
309 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 急 【キュウ】 sudden, abrupt, unexpected, urgent, pressing, steep, sharp, precipitous, rapid, swift, fast, emergency, crisis, danger, urgency, hurrying, haste, (in gagaku or noh) end of a song
  • 急遽 【キュウキョ】 hurriedly, in a hurry, in haste, sudden
  • 準急 【ジュンキュウ】 semi-express train, local express train, sub-express train
  • 快急 【カイキュウ】 rapid express (train)

Kun reading compounds

  • 急ぐ 【いそぐ】 to hurry, to rush, to hasten, to make something happen sooner
  • 急ぎ 【いそぎ】 haste, hurry, expedition, speed, dispatch
  • 急ぎ足 【いそぎあし】 fast pace, quick pace
  • 急く 【せく】 to hurry, to rush

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji2
Korean:
geub

Spanish

  • prisa
  • urgencia
  • apresurarse
  • darse prisa

Portuguese

  • apressar
  • emergência
  • repentina

French

  • urgence
  • se dépêcher
  • soudain
  • raide
  • abrupt
  • aigu
186 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
272 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
254 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
275 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1667 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
330 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
174 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.11 Japanese for Busy People
303 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
303 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
260 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
775 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2595 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1328 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1800 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1155 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10475X Morohashi
2092 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1823 New Nelson (John Haig)
1146 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1229 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
322 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2558 2001 Kanji
2n7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
2-5-4 SKIP code
2733.7 Four corner code
1-21-62 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6025 Unicode hex code