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

4 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
heavens, sky, imperial
Kun:
あまつあめあま-
On:
テン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
512 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 天 【テン】 sky, heaven, God, svarga (heaven-like realm visited as a stage of death and rebirth), deva (divine being of Buddhism), top (of a book), sole (of a Japanese sandal), beginning, start, tempura, India
  • 天下 【テンカ】 the whole world, the whole country, society, the public, supremacy over a nation, government of a country, the ruling power, having one's own way, doing as one pleases, peerless, incomparable, superlative, world-famous, shogun (Edo period)
  • 炎天 【エンテン】 blazing heat, scorching sun
  • 楽天 【ラクテン】 optimism

Kun reading compounds

  • 天津 【あまつ】 heavenly, imperial
  • 天津乙女 【あまつおとめ】 celestial maiden
  • 天 【あめ】 sky
  • 天地 【てんち】 heaven and earth, the universe, nature, top and bottom, realm, sphere, world, top and bottom, gods of heaven and earth

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 あも、 た、 たかし、 て、 なま
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tian1
Korean:
cheon

Spanish

  • paraíso
  • cielo
  • imperial

Portuguese

  • paraíso
  • ceú
  • imperiais

French

  • cieux
  • ciel
  • impérial
119 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
67 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
58 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
364 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
16 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
78 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
41 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
93 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.8 Japanese for Busy People
141 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
141 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
462 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
410 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4250 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2148 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2898 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
435 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5833 Morohashi
3442 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1138 New Nelson (John Haig)
428 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
457 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
277 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
34 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3163 2001 Kanji
0a4.21 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-1 SKIP code
1043.0 Four corner code
1-37-23 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5929 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
jade (king) 玉 (王)
Parts:
king, rule, magnate
On:
オウ-ノウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N3
684 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 王 【オウ】 king, ruler, sovereign, monarch, tycoon, magnate, champion, master, king (of the senior player)
  • 王位 【オウイ】 the throne, the crown
  • 竜王 【リュウオウ】 Dragon King, promoted rook
  • 大王 【ダイオウ】 great king

Readings

Japanese names:
おお、 おおきみ、 わ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wang2, wang4
Korean:
wang

Spanish

  • rey
  • regla
  • magnate

Portuguese

  • rei
  • regra
  • magnata
  • governo

French

  • roi
  • régner
  • magnat
49 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
47 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
5 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
499 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2922 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
310 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
733 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
90 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
294 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
294 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
577 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1315 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4247 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2145 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2895 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
261 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20823 Morohashi
3439 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3619 New Nelson (John Haig)
255 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
271 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
26 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3172 2001 Kanji
4f0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-1 SKIP code
1010.4 Four corner code
1-18-6 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
738b Unicode hex code