Jisho

×

8 strokes
Radical:
enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
country
Kun:
くに
On:
コク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
3 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 国益 【コクエキ】 national interest
  • 国営 【コクエイ】 government management, state management
  • 最恵国 【サイケイコク】 most favored nation, most favoured nation, MFN
  • 異国 【イコク】 foreign country

Kun reading compounds

  • 国 【くに】 country, state, region, national government, central government, home (i.e. hometown, home country), province (of Japan), land, earth
  • 国人 【こくじん】 indigenous person, inhabitant of a country, local, native, local lords and samurai, daimyo who did not leave his domains to meet the shogun in Kyoto (during the Muromachi period)
  • お国 【おくに】 your native country, your hometown, my home country (i.e. Japan), countryside, country, daimyo's territory (Edo period)
  • 根堅州国 【ねのかたすくに】 underworld, netherworld

Readings

Japanese names:
くな、 こ
Chinese:
guo2
Korean:
gug

Spanish

  • país

Portuguese

  • País
  • terra
  • nação

French

  • pays
79 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
136 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
123 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
8 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1037 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
111 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
36 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
745 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.11 Japanese for Busy People
40 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
40 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
151 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
344 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3831 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1964 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2659 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
588 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4752 Morohashi
3087 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
950 New Nelson (John Haig)
581 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
624 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
4 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
158 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3172 2001 Kanji
3s5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-5 SKIP code
6010.3 Four corner code
25-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
56fd Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
house, home, family, professional, expert, performer
Kun:
いえうち
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
133 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 家 【カ】 -ist, -er
  • 家屋 【カオク】 house, building
  • 研究家 【ケンキュウカ】 researcher, student (of)
  • 活動家 【カツドウカ】 activist
  • 家 【ケ】 house (e.g. of Tokugawa), family
  • 家来 【ケライ】 retainer, retinue, servant
  • 本家 【ホンケ】 head house (family), birthplace, originator
  • 公家 【クゲ】 court noble, nobility, Imperial Court

Kun reading compounds

  • 家 【いえ】 house, residence, dwelling, family, household, lineage, family name
  • 家主 【やぬし】 landlord, landlady, house owner, home owner, head of the household
  • 本家 【ほんけ】 head house (family), birthplace, originator
  • 小家 【こいえ】 small and simple home
  • 屋 【や】 (something) shop, somebody who sells (something) or works as (something), somebody with a (certain) personality trait, house, roof
  • 家内 【かない】 (my) wife, inside the home, one's family
  • 長屋 【ながや】 tenement house, row house
  • 本家 【ほんけ】 head house (family), birthplace, originator
  • 家 【うち】 house, home (one's own), (one's) family, (one's) household
  • 家中 【うちじゅう】 whole family, all (members of) the family, all over the house, retainer of a daimyo, feudal domain, clan

Readings

Japanese names:
あり、 え、 く、 つか、 べ
Chinese:
jia1, gu1
Korean:
ga

Spanish

  • casa
  • hogar
  • especialista

Portuguese

  • casa
  • lar

French

  • maison
53 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
89 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
83 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
81 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1311 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
151 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
158 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1185 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.8 Japanese for Busy People
165 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
165 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
52 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
480 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2827 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1458 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1963 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
547 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7169 Morohashi
2273 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1337 New Nelson (John Haig)
541 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
580 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
46 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
189 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
751 2001 Kanji
3m7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-7 SKIP code
3023.2 Four corner code
18-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bb6 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
eight
Parts:
public, prince, official, governmental
Kun:
おおやけ
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
118 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 公 【コウ】 public matter, governmental matter, prince, duke, lord, sir, familiar or derogatory suffix
  • 公安 【コウアン】 public safety, public welfare
  • 王侯 【オウコウ】 king and princes, noble rank
  • 大公 【タイコウ】 archduke
  • 公家 【クゲ】 court noble, nobility, Imperial Court
  • 公廨 【クガイ】 government office
  • 夙 【シュク】 outcasts common around the Kyoto region from the Kamakura period to the Edo period

Kun reading compounds

  • 公 【おおやけ】 official, governmental, formal, public (use, facility, etc.), common, public (matter, place, etc.), (out in the) open
  • 公所 【おおやけどころ】 government office, authorities, state-owned land, crown land (UK, Aus, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
あきら、 き、 きみ、 きん、 たか、 ただし、 とも、 ひろ、 まさ
Chinese:
gong1
Korean:
gong

Spanish

  • público
  • imparcial
  • oficial

Portuguese

  • público
  • príncipe
  • oficial
  • governamental

French

  • public
  • prince
  • officiel
  • gouvernemental
210 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
126 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
277 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
122 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
579 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
219 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
341 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
156 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
126 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
126 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
323 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
152 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2468 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1249 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1715 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
792 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1452 Morohashi
1974 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
372 New Nelson (John Haig)
784 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
847 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
212 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
92 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2071 2001 Kanji
2o2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
8073.0 Four corner code
8073.2 Four corner code
24-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
516c Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
relax, cheap, low, quiet, rested, contented, peaceful
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
144 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 安価 【アンカ】 low-priced, cheap, inexpensive, shallow (e.g. sympathy), superficial, cheap (e.g. government)
  • 安易 【アンイ】 easy, simple, easygoing, lighthearted, simplistic, irresponsible, careless, quick (to do)
  • 平安 【ヘイアン】 peace, tranquility, tranquillity, Heian era (794-1185)
  • 慰安 【イアン】 solace, relaxation

Kun reading compounds

  • 安い 【やすい】 cheap, inexpensive, calm, peaceful, quiet
  • 休まる 【やすまる】 to be rested, to feel at ease, to repose, to be relieved
  • 安 【やす】 cheap, rash, thoughtless, careless, indiscreet, frivolous
  • 安上がり 【やすあがり】 cheap, economical
  • 目安 【めやす】 criterion, standard, yardstick, reference, aim, rough estimate, approximation
  • 最安 【さいやす】 cheapest, lowest price
  • 安らか 【やすらか】 peaceful, tranquil, calm, restful

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 あす、 あず、 あっ、 や
Chinese:
an1
Korean:
an

Spanish

  • barato
  • tranquilo
  • pacífico

Portuguese

  • relaxar
  • calmo
  • baixo
  • barato
  • descansado
  • pacífico
  • satisfeito

French

  • paisible
  • calme
  • tranquille
  • pas cher
  • reposant
  • satisfait
153 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
242 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
223 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
128 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1283 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
98 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
45 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
472 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
105 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
105 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
84 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
464 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2695 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1373 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1859 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
193 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7072 Morohashi
2171 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1311 New Nelson (John Haig)
190 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
202 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
165 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
263 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
769 2001 Kanji
3m3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
3040.4 Four corner code
16-34 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b89 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
committee, entrust to, leave to, devote, discard
Kun:
ゆだ.ねる
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
187 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 委員 【イイン】 committee member
  • 委員会 【イインカイ】 committee, commission, board, panel, committee meeting
  • 公取委 【コウトリイ】 Japan Fair Trade Commission
  • 実行委 【ジッコウイ】 action committee, executive committee

Kun reading compounds

  • 委ねる 【ゆだねる】 to entrust (a matter) to, to leave to, to abandon oneself to (e.g. pleasure), to yield to (e.g. anger), to devote oneself to

Readings

Japanese names:
まかせ
Chinese:
wei3, wei1
Korean:
wi

Spanish

  • confiar
  • confianza
  • detallado

Portuguese

  • comitê
  • confiar a
  • deixar para
  • dedicar
  • descartar

French

  • comité
  • confier à
  • laisser à
  • se consacrer
  • abandonner
346 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
245 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
423 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
171 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3267 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
837 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
451 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
960 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
466 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
474 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
697 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
426 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3160 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1623 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2209 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
922 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6181 Morohashi
2553 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1204 New Nelson (John Haig)
913 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
979 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
291 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2269 2001 Kanji
5d3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-3 SKIP code
2-1-7 SKIP code
2040.4 Four corner code
16-49 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
59d4 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
employee, member, number, the one in charge
On:
イン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
54 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 員 【イン】 member
  • 員数 【インズウ】 numbers of members (things, people)
  • 随員 【ズイイン】 member of an entourage or retinue or party, attendant
  • 執行委員 【シッコウイイン】 executive committee

Readings

Japanese names:
いな、 かず
Chinese:
yuan2, yun2, yun4
Korean:
weon

Spanish

  • empleado
  • miembro
  • personal

Portuguese

  • empregado
  • membro
  • número
  • encarregado

French

  • employé
  • membre
  • nombre (de personnes)
  • personne en charge
349 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
248 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
228 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
47 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
928 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
374 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
139 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1167 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.15 Japanese for Busy People
163 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
163 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
395 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
329 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2822 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1454 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1958 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
56 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3633 Morohashi
2269 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
808 New Nelson (John Haig)
56 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
59 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
127 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
349 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3761 2001 Kanji
3d7.10 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-7 SKIP code
6080.6 Four corner code
16-87 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
54e1 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Variants:
meeting, meet, party, association, interview, join
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
4 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 会 【カイ】 meeting, assembly, party, association, club
  • 会員 【カイイン】 member, the membership
  • 例会 【レイカイ】 regular meeting
  • 際会 【サイカイ】 meeting, facing, confronting
  • 会 【エ】 gathering (esp. Buddhist, festive, etc.)
  • 会釈 【エシャク】 slight bow (as a greeting or sign of gratitude), nod, salutation, consideration, thoughtfulness
  • 法会 【ホウエ】 Buddhist service (e.g. memorial service)
  • 御斎会 【ゴサイエ】 imperial event at which high monks recited the Golden Light Sutra to pray for national security and good harvests (held annually at the palace from the 8th to the 14th of the first lunar month, between the Nara and Muromachi periods)

Kun reading compounds

  • 会う 【あう】 to meet, to encounter, to see, to have an accident, to have a bad experience
  • 逢うは別れの始め 【あうはわかれのはじめ】 we meet only to part, meeting is the first step to parting
  • 会わせる 【あわせる】 to make (someone) to meet, to let (someone) meet, to expose to, to subject to

Readings

Japanese names:
あい、 い
Chinese:
hui4, kuai4
Korean:
hoe, goe, gwal

Spanish

  • asociación
  • reunión
  • encontrarse con
  • reunirse

Portuguese

  • encontro
  • reunião
  • festa
  • associação
  • entrevista
  • une

French

  • réunion
  • rencontre
  • meeting
  • parti
  • association
  • entrevue
  • rejoindre
54 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
93 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
87 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
12 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
381 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
116 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
14 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
454 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
158 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
158 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
59 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
47 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2512 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1275 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1741 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
759 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
460 Morohashi
2020 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
143 New Nelson (John Haig)
752 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
814 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
16 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
119 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2871 2001 Kanji
2a4.19 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-4 SKIP code
2-3-3 SKIP code
8073.1 Four corner code
18-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f1a Unicode hex code