Jisho

×

12 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
Variants:
hillock, mound
Kun:
つか-づか
On:
チョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
869 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 円塚 【マルヅカ】 round burial mound

Kun reading compounds

  • 塚 【つか】 mound, heap, hillock, burial mound, tomb, tumulus, barrow, gravesite, standing stone, stone signpost, roadside stone statue
  • 塚穴 【つかあな】 grave
  • 高塚 【たかつか】 tumulus, burial mound

Readings

Japanese names:
ずか、 つ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhong3
Korean:
chong

Spanish

  • altozano
  • montículo

Portuguese

  • morro
  • monte

French

  • butte
  • tertre
  • borne
  • tombe
1607 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
782 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1104 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1163 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1844 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1751 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1875 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1889 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
381 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
675 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
406 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
509 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1048 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5345 Morohashi
556 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1048 New Nelson (John Haig)
1039 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1117 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1515 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1451 2001 Kanji
3b9.10 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
4713.2 Four corner code
1-36-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
585a Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
mouth
Kun:
くち
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
284 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 口 【ク】 mouth, speech, counter for people or implements
  • 口実 【コウジツ】 excuse, pretext
  • 鶏口 【ケイコウ】 mouth of a chicken, leader of a small group
  • 火口 【カコウ】 (volcanic) crater, caldera, burner (of a boiler)
  • 口 【ク】 mouth, speech, counter for people or implements
  • 口 【クチ】 mouth, opening, hole, gap, orifice, mouth (of a bottle), spout, nozzle, mouthpiece, gate, door, entrance, exit, speaking, speech, talk (i.e. gossip), taste, palate, mouth (to feed), opening (i.e. vacancy), available position, invitation, summons, kind, sort, type, opening (i.e. beginning), counter for mouthfuls, shares (of money), stove burners, and swords
  • 猪口 【チョコ】 sake cup, small deep porcelain bowl for serving food
  • 赤口 【シャッコウ】 day that is unlucky except between the auspicious hours of 11am and 1pm (in the traditional calendar)

Kun reading compounds

  • 口 【くち】 mouth, opening, hole, gap, orifice, mouth (of a bottle), spout, nozzle, mouthpiece, gate, door, entrance, exit, speaking, speech, talk (i.e. gossip), taste, palate, mouth (to feed), opening (i.e. vacancy), available position, invitation, summons, kind, sort, type, opening (i.e. beginning), counter for mouthfuls, shares (of money), stove burners, and swords
  • 口紅 【くちべに】 lipstick
  • 入口 【いりぐち】 entrance, entry, gate, approach, mouth
  • 大口 【おおぐち】 big mouth, mouth opened wide, boastful speech, tall talk, bragging, boasting, large amount, large quantity

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
kou3
Korean:
gu

Spanish

  • boca
  • orificio
  • apertura

Portuguese

  • boca

French

  • bouche
27 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
34 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
20 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
213 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
868 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
38 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
31 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
29 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
54 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
54 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
167 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
276 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4189 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2119 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2865 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
11 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3227 Morohashi
3382 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
685 New Nelson (John Haig)
11 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
11 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
200 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
16 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3777 2001 Kanji
3d0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
3-3-0 SKIP code
6000.0 Four corner code
1-24-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53e3 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
horse
Parts:
Variants:
station
On:
エキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
724 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 駅 【エキ】 railway station, train station, staging post on a highway (in pre-modern Japan), counter for railway stations and bus stations
  • 駅員 【エキイン】 (train) station attendant, station employee, station staff
  • 宿駅 【シュクエキ】 relay station, post station, stage
  • 終着駅 【シュウチャクエキ】 terminal station

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yi4
Korean:
yeog

Spanish

  • estación

Portuguese

  • estação

French

  • gare
158 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
253 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
233 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
384 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5199 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
189 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
101 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2172 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.12 Japanese for Busy People
284 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
284 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
56 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1915 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2292 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1184 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1618 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2003 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44633P Morohashi
1822 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6735 New Nelson (John Haig)
1984 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2138 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
426 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3462 2001 Kanji
10a4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-10-4 SKIP code
7738.7 Four corner code
1-17-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
99c5 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
Variants:
heights, slope
Kun:
さか
On:
ハン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
503 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 阪神 【ハンシン】 Osaka-Kobe, Hanshin (company name: railway, dept. store, baseball team, etc.)
  • 阪神大震災 【ハンシンダイシンサイ】 Great Hanshin Earthquake (January 17, 1995)
  • 京阪 【ケイハン】 Kyoto and Osaka, Kyoto-Osaka area
  • 在阪 【ザイハン】 being based in Osaka, being in Osaka

Kun reading compounds

  • 坂 【さか】 slope, incline, hill, milestone, (age) mark
  • 大阪 【おおさか】 Osaka (city, prefecture)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ban3
Korean:
pan

Spanish

  • cuesta
  • pendiente
  • abreviación de Osaka

Portuguese

French

  • coteaux
  • pente
401 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4979 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1893 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
375 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
450 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
321 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
243 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1303 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41562 Morohashi
271 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6428 New Nelson (John Haig)
1294 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1390 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3667 2001 Kanji
2d4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
7124.7 Four corner code
1-26-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
962a Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
hurry, emergency, sudden, steep
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
309 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 急 【キュウ】 sudden, abrupt, unexpected, urgent, pressing, steep, sharp, precipitous, rapid, swift, fast, emergency, crisis, danger, urgency, hurrying, haste, (in gagaku or noh) end of a song
  • 急行 【キュウコウ】 hurrying (to somewhere), rushing, hastening, express (train)
  • 準急 【ジュンキュウ】 semi-express train, local express train, sub-express train
  • 快急 【カイキュウ】 rapid express (train)

Kun reading compounds

  • 急ぐ 【いそぐ】 to hurry, to rush, to hasten, to make something happen sooner
  • 急ぎ 【いそぎ】 haste, hurry, expedition, speed, dispatch
  • 急ぎ足 【いそぎあし】 fast pace, quick pace
  • 急く 【せく】 to hurry, to rush

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji2
Korean:
geub

Spanish

  • prisa
  • urgencia
  • apresurarse
  • darse prisa

Portuguese

  • apressar
  • emergência
  • repentina

French

  • urgence
  • se dépêcher
  • soudain
  • raide
  • abrupt
  • aigu
186 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
272 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
254 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
275 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1667 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
330 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
174 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.11 Japanese for Busy People
303 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
303 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
260 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
775 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2595 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1328 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1800 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1155 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10475X Morohashi
2092 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1823 New Nelson (John Haig)
1146 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1229 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
322 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2558 2001 Kanji
2n7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
2-5-4 SKIP code
2733.7 Four corner code
1-21-62 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6025 Unicode hex code