Jisho

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11 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
cultivate, foster
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1431 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 培養 【バイヨウ】 cultivation, nurture, culture
  • 培地 【バイチ】 culture medium, growth medium
  • 育成栽培 【イクセイサイバイ】 vegetable and fruit growing
  • 促成栽培 【ソクセイサイバイ】 forcing (plants, vegetables, etc.), artificially hastening the growth of plants (by controlling heat, light, etc.)

Kun reading compounds

  • 培う 【つちかう】 to cultivate, to foster

Readings

Chinese:
pei2
Korean:
bae, bu

Spanish

  • cultivo
  • fomento
  • cultivar
  • fomentar

Portuguese

  • cultivar
  • alimentar

French

  • culture (plantes)
  • entretenir
1690 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1615 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1091 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1492 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1153 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1291 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1828 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1977 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1640 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
377 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
558 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
340 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
420 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
488 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5195 Morohashi
464 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1032 New Nelson (John Haig)
477 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
516 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1419 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1477 2001 Kanji
3b8.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
4016.1 Four corner code
39-61 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
57f9 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
eat, food 食 (飠)
Parts:
Variants:
foster, bring up, rear, develop, nurture
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
888 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 養子 【ヨウシ】 adopted child (usu. male), son-in-law
  • 養育 【ヨウイク】 bringing up, rearing, upbringing
  • 保養 【ホヨウ】 health preservation, recuperation, recreation
  • 供養 【クヨウ】 memorial service for the dead, holding a service

Kun reading compounds

  • 養う 【やしなう】 to support, to maintain, to provide for, to bring up, to raise, to rear, to feed, to adopt (a child), to cultivate (a habit, a quality, etc.), to develop, to build up, to foster, to recuperate (from injury, illness, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
yang3, yang4
Korean:
yang

Spanish

  • criar
  • mantener
  • cultivarse

Portuguese

  • alimentar
  • educar
  • cultivar
  • desenvolvee
  • nutrir

French

  • nourrir
  • élever
  • cultiver
  • soigner
  • développer
731 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
624 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
594 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
605 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3671 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
773 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1907 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2558 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
402 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
406 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
675 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1901 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2998 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1531 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2089 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1491 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44144 Morohashi
2365 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6691 New Nelson (John Haig)
1479 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1591 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
629 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
965 2001 Kanji
2o13.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-12 SKIP code
2-8-7 SKIP code
2-2-13 SKIP code
2-6-9 SKIP code
8073.2 Four corner code
45-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
990a Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
fundamentals, radical (chem), counter for machines, foundation
Kun:
もともとい
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
241 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 基 【キ】 group, (free) radical, counter for installed or mounted objects (e.g. stone lanterns, gravestones, satellites)
  • 起因 【キイン】 cause, origin
  • 塩基 【エンキ】 base
  • 開基 【カイキ】 foundation of a temple, laying a foundation (stone), open base

Kun reading compounds

  • 元 【もと】 origin, source, base, basis, foundation, root, cause, ingredient, material, (somebody's) side, (somebody's) location, original cost (or capital, principal, etc.), (plant) root, (tree) trunk, first section of a waka, counter for blades of grass, tree trunks, etc., and for falcons (in falconry), handle (chopsticks, brush, etc.), grip
  • 基 【もとい】 basis, foundation, cause
  • 失敗は成功のもと 【しっぱいはせいこうのもと】 failure teaches success, failure is a stepping-stone to success
  • 生兵法は大怪我のもと 【なまびょうほうはおおけがのもと】 a little learning is a dangerous thing
  • 基 【もとい】 basis, foundation, cause

Readings

Japanese names:
きい、 とも
Chinese:
ji1
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • fundamento
  • origen
  • base

Portuguese

  • fundamentais
  • radicais (Quim.)
  • comtador para máquinas
  • fundação

French

  • fondements
  • radical (chimie)
  • compteur de machines
  • fondations
755 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
670 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
641 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
382 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1098 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
688 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
435 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1493 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
450 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
457 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
691 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
354 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3312 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1716 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2330 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1783 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5197 Morohashi
2673 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1040 New Nelson (John Haig)
1767 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1904 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
251 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
726 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1972 2001 Kanji
3b8.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-5 SKIP code
2-8-3 SKIP code
4410.4 Four corner code
20-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
57fa Unicode hex code