Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
four
Kun:
よ.つよっ.つよん
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
47 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 四 【シ】 four
  • 4月 【シガツ】 April, fourth month in the lunar calendar
  • 十四 【ジュウシ】 14, fourteen
  • 炭素14 【タンソジュウシ】 carbon-14

Kun reading compounds

  • 四 【し】 four
  • 四畳半 【よじょうはん】 four and a half tatami mats, four-and-a-half-mat room, small room esp. for assignations
  • 四つ 【よっつ】 four, four years of age, ten o'clock (old time system), Burakumin, cross grips
  • 四つ角 【よつかど】 four corners, crossroads, intersecting street, street corner
  • 四つ 【よっつ】 four, four years of age, ten o'clock (old time system), Burakumin, cross grips
  • 四つの自由 【よっつのじゆう】 the Four Freedoms (as defined by Franklin D. Roosevelt: freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, freedom from fear)
  • 四 【し】 four
  • 40 【よんじゅう】 forty, 40
  • 十四 【じゅうし】 14, fourteen
  • 軽四 【けいよん】 four-wheeled light vehicle

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 つ、 よつ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
si4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • cuatro
  • 4

Portuguese

  • quatro

French

  • quatre
4 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
4 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
26 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
18 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1025 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
6 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
35 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
188 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
6 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
6 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
4 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
335 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3778 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1928 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2620 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
4 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4682 Morohashi
3044 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
938 New Nelson (John Haig)
4 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
4 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
114 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
37 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3675 2001 Kanji
3s2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-2 SKIP code
4-5-1 SKIP code
6021.0 Four corner code
1-27-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
56db Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
ten, complete
Parts:
half, middle, odd number, semi-, part-
Kun:
なか.ば
On:
ハン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
224 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 半 【ハン】 half, semi-, half-past, odd number, unit of land area (595.8 m^2)
  • 半額 【ハンガク】 half the amount (of money), half price, half fare
  • 四畳半 【ヨジョウハン】 four and a half tatami mats, four-and-a-half-mat room, small room esp. for assignations
  • 過半 【カハン】 the greater part

Kun reading compounds

  • 半ば 【なかば】 middle, halfway, midway, half (of), one half, half (e.g. done, jokingly), partly, in part, partially, mostly, almost, nearly
  • 半ば過ぎ 【なかばすぎ】 beyond the middle

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ban4
Korean:
ban

Spanish

  • mitad
  • medio
  • incompleto
  • semi-
  • semi
  • a medias
  • en parte

Portuguese

  • metade
  • médio
  • número ímpar
  • semi-
  • parte-

French

  • moitié
  • demi
  • milieu
  • nombre impair
129 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
214 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
195 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
224 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
132 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
150 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
28 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
213 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
88 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
88 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
159 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
243 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4313 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2182 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2936 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1210 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2707X Morohashi
3501 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
608 New Nelson (John Haig)
1202 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1286 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
324 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
113 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1055 2001 Kanji
0a5.24 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-3 SKIP code
9050.0 Four corner code
1-40-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
534a Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
moon, month
Parts:
Variants:
period, time, date, term
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
117 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 期 【キ】 period, time, opportunity, chance, occasion, age, term (e.g. in office), session (e.g. of parliament), stage (e.g. of a disease), season (e.g. of a TV series)
  • 期間 【キカン】 period, term, interval
  • 周期 【シュウキ】 cycle, period
  • 当期 【トウキ】 current term (period)
  • 期 【ゴ】 time, moment, limit, time of death, last moment, midnight in red-light districts during the Edo period
  • 期日 【キジツ】 fixed date, settlement date
  • 一期 【イチゴ】 one's whole life, one's lifetime
  • 非業の最期 【ヒゴウノサイゴ】 unnatural death, violent death

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji1, qi1, qi2
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • período
  • plazo
  • intención
  • propósito

Portuguese

  • período
  • tempo
  • data
  • termo

French

  • période
  • temps
  • date
  • terme
183 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
269 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
251 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
119 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3785 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
619 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
614 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1671 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
449 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
456 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
690 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1008 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2139 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1120 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1520 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1781 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14378 Morohashi
1704 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4836 New Nelson (John Haig)
1765 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1902 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
247 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
394 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1946 2001 Kanji
4b8.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-4 SKIP code
4782.0 Four corner code
1-20-92 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
671f Unicode hex code