Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
exist, outskirts, suburbs, located in
Kun:
あ.る
On:
ザイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
211 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 在 【ザイ】 country, countryside, outskirts, suburbs, situated in, resident in
  • 在外 【ザイガイ】 overseas, abroad
  • 顕在 【ケンザイ】 being actual (as opposed to hidden or latent), being apparent, being obvious, being tangible, being revealed
  • 介在 【カイザイ】 exiting (between), interposition, intervention, involvement

Kun reading compounds

  • 有る 【ある】 to be, to exist, to live, to have, to be located, to be equipped with, to happen, to come about
  • 在るが儘 【あるがまま】 in truth, as it is, as you are, in practice

Readings

Japanese names:
あり
Chinese:
zai4
Korean:
jae

Spanish

  • existir
  • pueblo natal
  • alrededores
  • ser

Portuguese

  • existir
  • arredores
  • subúrbios
  • localizados em

French

  • exister
  • banlieue
  • situé à
613 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
711 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
684 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
243 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1055 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
258 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
427 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
314 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
268 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
268 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
588 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
349 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3704 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1896 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2577 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
692 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4881 Morohashi
2984 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
975 New Nelson (John Haig)
685 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
740 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
182 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
659 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1472 2001 Kanji
3b3.8 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-4 SKIP code
3-3-3 SKIP code
4021.4 Four corner code
26-63 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5728 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
Variants:
diligence, become employed, serve
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
830 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 勤勉 【キンベン】 diligent, industrious
  • 勤続 【キンゾク】 continuous service
  • 非常勤 【ヒジョウキン】 part-time work
  • 常勤 【ジョウキン】 full-time employment
  • 勤行 【ゴンギョウ】 religious service
  • 勤行時報係 【ゴンギョウジホウガカリ】 muezzin

Kun reading compounds

  • 勤める 【つとめる】 to work (for), to be employed (at), to serve (in), to serve (as), to act (as), to fill (the position of), to play the role (of), to conduct a religious service
  • 勤まる 【つとまる】 to be fit for, to be equal to, to function properly
  • 勤しむ 【いそしむ】 to work hard at, to devote oneself to, to be diligent in

Readings

Chinese:
qin2
Korean:
geun

Spanish

  • tarea
  • trabajo
  • deber
  • servicio diario
  • servir
  • desempeñar un cargo
  • ser adecuado para

Portuguese

  • diligência
  • tornar-se empregado
  • servir

French

  • assiduité
  • application
  • travailler
  • être employé
762 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
853 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
842 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
750 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
732 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
726 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
376 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1698 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.10 Japanese for Busy People
559 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
568 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
525 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
223 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2287 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1182 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1613 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1591 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2415P Morohashi
1818 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
552 New Nelson (John Haig)
1577 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1700 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
941 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1945 2001 Kanji
2g10.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-10-2 SKIP code
4412.7 Four corner code
22-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
52e4 Unicode hex code