Jisho

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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

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  • 基 【キ】 group, (free) radical, counter for installed or mounted objects (e.g. stone lanterns, gravestones, satellites)
  • 基本 【キホン】 basics, fundamentals, basis, foundation
  • 塩基 【エンキ】 base
  • 開基 【カイキ】 founding (of a temple or sect), founder, laying the foundation (for something), base (topology), basis

Kun reading compounds

  • 元 【もと】 origin, source, base, basis, foundation, root, cause, ingredient, material, base, mix, stock, (someone's) side, (someone'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
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-20-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
57fa Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
house on cliff 广
Parts:
广
bottom, sole, depth, bottom price, base, kind, sort
Kun:
そこ
On:
テイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
867 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 底 【テイ】 base (logarithmic, exponential, number system), radix, base (triangle, cone, cylinder, etc.), type, kind, extent, degree
  • 底辺 【テイヘン】 base (e.g. of a triangle), low class, low in social standing, low level, of poor reputation, base (e.g. of support), foundation, basis
  • 徹底 【テッテイ】 thoroughness, completeness, consistency, thorough enforcement, seeing to it that a policy, etc. is carried out without exception
  • 基底 【キテイ】 base, basis, foundation, basis (linear algebra), base (topology), basis

Kun reading compounds

  • 底 【そこ】 bottom, sole
  • 底力 【そこぢから】 hidden reserves of strength, latent energy, potentiality, real strength
  • 水底 【すいてい】 sea or river bottom
  • 奥底 【おくそこ】 depths, deep place, bottom (of one's heart)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
di3, de5
Korean:
ji, jeo

Spanish

  • fondo
  • suelo
  • parte más baja
  • base

Portuguese

  • único
  • fundo
  • profundidade
  • preço baixo
  • base
  • espécie
  • tipo

French

  • partie basse
  • fond
  • semelle
  • profondeur
  • prix plancher
  • base
  • sorte
475 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
576 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
549 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
791 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1508 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
590 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
508 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
992 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
562 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
571 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
745 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
585 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3827 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1961 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2656 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1850 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9262 Morohashi
3084 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1612 New Nelson (John Haig)
1833 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1975 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
510 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
556 2001 Kanji
3q5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-5 SKIP code
0024.2 Four corner code
1-36-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e95 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
membrane
On:
マク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1804 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 膜 【マク】 membrane, film
  • 膜厚 【マクアツ】 film thickness, coating thickness
  • 角膜 【カクマク】 cornea
  • 網膜 【モウマク】 retina

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mo4, mo2
Korean:
mag, mo

Spanish

  • membrana

Portuguese

  • membrana

French

  • membrane
1834 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1897 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3803 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1379 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1681 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1426 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1515 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1546 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1042 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1345 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
728 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
974 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
238 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29808P Morohashi
1062 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4854 New Nelson (John Haig)
233 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
248 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1708 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3963 2001 Kanji
4b10.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-10 SKIP code
7423.4 Four corner code
1-43-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
819c Unicode hex code