Jisho

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15 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
Variants:
utensil, vessel, receptacle, implement, instrument, ability, container, tool, set
Kun:
うつわ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
525 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 器 【キ】 device, instrument, vessel, container
  • 機械 【キカイ】 machine, mechanism, instrument, appliance, apparatus
  • 呼吸器 【コキュウキ】 respiratory organs
  • 化学兵器 【カガクヘイキ】 chemical weapon

Kun reading compounds

  • 器 【うつわ】 bowl, vessel, container, ability, capacity, calibre, caliber
  • 器物 【きぶつ】 container, receptacle, utensil, implement, furniture, calibre, talent, ability, personal property
  • 横綱の器 【よこづなのうつわ】 mental characteristics expected of a grand champion

Readings

Chinese:
qi4
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • utensilio
  • vasija
  • receptáculo
  • envase
  • caldera

Portuguese

  • utensilio
  • vasol
  • receptaculo
  • implementar
  • instrumento
  • capacidade
  • recipiente
  • ferramenta
  • conjunto

French

  • ustensile
  • récipient
  • instrument
  • appareil
  • capacité
  • outil
  • service (de table)
372 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
475 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
452 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
483 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
994 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
398 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
419 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2378 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
527 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
536 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
682 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
334 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3367 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1742 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2368 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
122 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4349P Morohashi
2713 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
898 New Nelson (John Haig)
121 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
127 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
624 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3777 2001 Kanji
3d12.13 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-9 SKIP code
4-15-1 SKIP code
6666.3 Four corner code
20-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5668 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
use 用 (甩)
Parts:
utilize, business, service, use, employ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
107 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 用 【ヨウ】 business, task, errand, engagement, use, purpose, for the use of ..., used for ..., made for ..., call of nature, excretion
  • 用意 【ヨウイ】 preparation, arrangements, provision, getting ready, laying out (e.g. a meal)
  • 登用 【トウヨウ】 appointment, assignment, promotion
  • 効用 【コウヨウ】 use, utility, effect, benefit

Kun reading compounds

  • 用いる 【もちいる】 to use, to make use of, to utilize, to utilise

Readings

Japanese names:
たから
Chinese:
yong4
Korean:
yong

Spanish

  • uso
  • empleo
  • trabajo
  • usar
  • hacer uso de

Portuguese

  • utilizar
  • negócios
  • serviço
  • usar
  • empregar

French

  • se servir de
  • affaires
  • service
  • utiliser
  • employer
146 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
235 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
215 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
102 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2993 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
110 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
219 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
193 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.19 Japanese for Busy People
107 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
107 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
308 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1329 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3694 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1889 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2569 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1189 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21703 Morohashi
2976 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3721 New Nelson (John Haig)
1181 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1265 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
177 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
116 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3653 2001 Kanji
2r3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-3 SKIP code
4-5-1 SKIP code
7722.0 Four corner code
45-49 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7528 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
shell
Parts:
poverty, poor
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
1211 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 貧 【ヒン】 poverty, becoming poor, living in poverty
  • 貧血 【ヒンケツ】 anemia, anaemia
  • 清貧 【セイヒン】 honourable poverty, honorable poverty
  • 極貧 【ゴクヒン】 destitution
  • 貧 【ヒン】 poverty, becoming poor, living in poverty
  • 貧乏 【ビンボウ】 poverty-stricken, destitute, poor, penurious

Kun reading compounds

  • 貧しい 【まずしい】 poor, needy, lacking (quantity and quality-wise), poor, scanty, skimpy, slight, inadequate
  • 貧しい家 【まずしいいえ】 poor family

Readings

Chinese:
pin2
Korean:
bin

Spanish

  • pobreza
  • pobre
  • escaso

Portuguese

  • pobreza
  • pobre

French

  • pauvre
  • pauvreté
705 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
798 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
777 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1282 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
600 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
836 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
920 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1498 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
753 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
766 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
859 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1727 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2631 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1344 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1822 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
789 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36677 Morohashi
2123 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5782 New Nelson (John Haig)
782 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
845 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
745 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2061 2001 Kanji
2o9.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-9 SKIP code
2-4-7 SKIP code
8080.6 Four corner code
41-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8ca7 Unicode hex code

4 strokes (also 3)
Radical:
slash 丿
Parts:
Variants:
destitution, scarce, limited
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1646 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 乏精子症 【ボウセイシショウ】 oligozoospermia, oligospermia
  • 乏尿 【ボウニョウ】 oliguria
  • 耐乏 【タイボウ】 austerity, voluntary privation
  • 困苦窮乏 【コンクキュウボウ】 hardships and privations

Kun reading compounds

  • 乏しい 【とぼしい】 meagre, meager, scarce, limited, destitute, hard up, lacking, scanty, poor
  • 乏しい 【とぼしい】 meagre, meager, scarce, limited, destitute, hard up, lacking, scanty, poor

Readings

Chinese:
fa2
Korean:
pib

Spanish

  • escaso
  • limitado
  • pobre
  • insuficiente

Portuguese

  • privação
  • escasso
  • limitado

French

  • insuffisant
  • limité
  • indigent
1805 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1587 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
150 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
932 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1029 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
754 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
767 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
860 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
23 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2432 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1228 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1693 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1223 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
133 Morohashi
1933 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
46 New Nelson (John Haig)
1215 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1300 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1017 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2070 2001 Kanji
0a3.11 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-4 SKIP code
2-1-3 SKIP code
2-2-2 SKIP code
4-5-4 SKIP code
4-3-4 SKIP code
2-2-1 SKIP code
2-1-2 SKIP code
2030.7 Four corner code
43-19 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e4f Unicode hex code