Jisho

×

6 strokes
Radical:
evening, sunset
Parts:
Variants:
many, frequent, much
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
139 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 多 【タ】 multi-
  • 多角 【タカク】 many-sided, versatile, polygonal, diversified
  • 過多 【カタ】 excess, surplus, superabundance
  • 最多 【サイタ】 most (numerous), largest (number of)

Kun reading compounds

  • 多い 【おおい】 many, numerous, a lot, large amount of, large quantity of, a lot, much, frequent, common

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
duo1
Korean:
da

Spanish

  • abundante
  • mucho

Portuguese

  • muitos
  • frequentar
  • muito

French

  • beaucoup
  • nombreux
  • fréquent
108 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
180 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
163 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
161 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1169 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
181 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
39 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
347 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.8 Japanese for Busy People
229 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
229 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
104 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
405 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2694 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1372 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1858 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
110 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5756 Morohashi
2170 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1127 New Nelson (John Haig)
108 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
113 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
128 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
129 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2560 2001 Kanji
0a6.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
3-3-3 SKIP code
2720.7 Four corner code
1-34-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
591a Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
rap 攴 (攵)
Parts:
Variants:
number, strength, fate, law, figures
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
148 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 数 【スウ】 several, a number of, quantity, amount, counting, figures, numbers, number, numeral, figure, grammatical number, destiny, fate, course of events, trend
  • 数億年 【スウオクネン】 several hundred million years
  • 戸数 【コスウ】 number of households (houses)
  • 枚数 【マイスウ】 the number of flat things, win-loss difference which influences the ranking of wrestlers
  • 数 【スウ】 several, a number of, quantity, amount, counting, figures, numbers, number, numeral, figure, grammatical number, destiny, fate, course of events, trend
  • 数億年 【スウオクネン】 several hundred million years
  • 数牌 【シューパイ】 suited tiles

Kun reading compounds

  • 数 【かず】 number, amount
  • 数多く 【かずおおく】 in great numbers
  • 手数 【てすう】 trouble, bother, number of moves (in go, shogi, etc.), number of punches (in boxing)
  • 口数 【くちかず】 number of words a person speaks, number of dependents, number of mouths to feed, number of shares, items, applications, etc.
  • 数える 【かぞえる】 to count, to enumerate
  • 屡々 【しばしば】 often, again and again, frequently, repeatedly

Readings

Japanese names:
じゅ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shu4, shu3, shuo4
Korean:
su, chog

Spanish

  • número
  • cifra
  • contar

Portuguese

  • número
  • vigor
  • destino
  • lei
  • figuras

French

  • nombre
  • compter
  • destin
  • loi
  • chiffres
262 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
168 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
151 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
188 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2057 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
429 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
592 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2169 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.6 Japanese for Busy People
225 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
225 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
529 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
945 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2245 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1170 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1591 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
938 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13319 Morohashi
1790 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2353 New Nelson (John Haig)
929 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
998 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
159 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
227 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1066 2001 Kanji
4i9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-9-4 SKIP code
9844.0 Four corner code
1-31-84 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6570 Unicode hex code

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)
  • 現国 【うつしくに】 world of mankind, this world

Readings

Japanese names:
くな、 こ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-25-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
56fd Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
gate
Parts:
Variants:
interval, space
Kun:
あいだあい
On:
カンケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
33 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 間 【カン】 interval, period of time, among, between, inter-, good opportunity, chance, estrangement, discord, alienation, spy, secret agent
  • 間隔 【カンカク】 space, interval, space character, whitespace
  • 短期間 【タンキカン】 short term, short time
  • 右中間 【ウチュウカン】 between right and center fielders (centre)
  • 間 【ケン】 ken (6 shaku, approx. 1.818 m), counter used to number the gaps between pillars
  • 間数 【ケンスウ】 number of ken (in length or breadth)
  • 世間 【セケン】 world, society, people, the public
  • 六百間 【ロッピャッケン】 roppyakken (type of card game)

Kun reading compounds

  • 間 【あいだ】 space (between), gap, interval, distance, stretch, period of time (during, while), duration, interval, between (two parties or things), among (a group), relations (between), relationship, midpoint, average, halfway, middle ground, due to, because of
  • 間中 【あいだじゅう】 during
  • 候間 【そうろうあいだ】 as ...
  • ついこの間 【ついこのあいだ】 just the other day, quite recently
  • 間 【ま】 time, pause, space, room
  • 間際 【まぎわ】 the point just before, the point of doing, the verge of happening
  • 茶の間 【ちゃのま】 living room (Japanese-style)
  • 床の間 【とこのま】 tokonoma (alcove where art or flowers are displayed)
  • 間 【あいだ】 space (between), gap, interval, distance, stretch, period of time (during, while), duration, interval, between (two parties or things), among (a group), relations (between), relationship, midpoint, average, halfway, middle ground, due to, because of
  • 間中 【あいだじゅう】 during
  • 波間 【なみま】 interval between the waves, gap between waves
  • 幕間 【まくあい】 intermission (between acts), interlude

Readings

Japanese names:
ちか、 は、 はざ、 はし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jian1, jian4
Korean:
gan

Spanish

  • intervalo
  • espacio
  • habitación

Portuguese

  • intervalo
  • espaço

French

  • intervalle
  • espace
58 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
100 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
92 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
27 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4949 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
174 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
96 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1822 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
43 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
43 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
161 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1841 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4122 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2094 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2836 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1634 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41249 Morohashi
3323 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6391 New Nelson (John Haig)
1620 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1747 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
31 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
215 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3878 2001 Kanji
8e4.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-8-4 SKIP code
7760.7 Four corner code
1-20-54 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9593 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
throw, discard, abandon, launch into, join, invest in, hurl, give up, sell at a loss
Kun:
な.げる-な.げ
On:
トウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
236 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 投 【トウ】 pitching ability, counter for pitches
  • 投下 【トウカ】 throwing down, dropping, airdrop, investment
  • 好投 【コウトウ】 good (nice) pitching
  • 継投 【ケイトウ】 relieving the (starting) pitcher

Kun reading compounds

  • 投げる 【なげる】 to throw, to hurl, to fling, to toss, to cast, to give up, to abandon, to throw away, to cast (a glance, shadow, doubt, etc.)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tou2
Korean:
tu

Spanish

  • lanzar
  • arrojar

Portuguese

  • arremessar
  • descartar
  • desembaraçar
  • lançar
  • unir
  • investir
  • atirar
  • desistir
  • vender com perdas

French

  • jeter
  • mettre au rebut
  • abandonner
  • lancer
  • investir
  • se lancer dans
  • vendre à perte
291 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
378 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
357 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
273 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1856 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
653 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
559 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1021 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1060 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
282 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
862 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
300 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
192 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
228 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
713 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11887 Morohashi
256 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2095 New Nelson (John Haig)
706 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
762 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
287 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1368 2001 Kanji
3c4.18 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
5704.7 Four corner code
1-37-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6295 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
shell
Parts:
assets, resources, capital, funds, data, be conducive to, contribute to
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
179 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 資 【シ】 funds, capital, material, basis, character, qualities, disposition
  • 資格 【シカク】 qualifications, requirements, capabilities
  • 増資 【ゾウシ】 increase of capital
  • 外資 【ガイシ】 foreign capital (e.g. in a company), foreign investment

Readings

Japanese names:
すけ、 もと
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zi1
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • recurso
  • capital
  • naturaleza
  • posición social

Portuguese

  • bens
  • recursos
  • capital
  • fundos
  • dados
  • se levado a
  • contribuir para

French

  • capital (argent)
  • fonds
  • actifs
  • ressources
  • données
  • favorable à
  • contribuer à
800 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
721 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
694 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
230 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4510 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
558 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
928 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2012 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.16 Japanese for Busy People
750 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
763 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
853 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1734 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3342 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1731 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2351 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
484 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36750X Morohashi
2695 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5803 New Nelson (John Haig)
473 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
512 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
141 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
776 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
361 2001 Kanji
7b6.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-7 SKIP code
3780.6 Four corner code
1-27-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8cc7 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
protect, guarantee, keep, preserve, sustain, support
Kun:
たも.つ
On:
ホウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
146 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 保育 【ホイク】 nursing, nurturing, rearing, lactation, suckling
  • 保安 【ホアン】 peace preservation, security, safety
  • 留保 【リュウホ】 reserving, withholding
  • 生保 【セイホ】 life insurance, livelihood protection, public assistance, welfare
  • 保する 【ホスル】 to guarantee
  • 保安 【ホウアン】 Hōan era (1120.4.10-1124.4.3), Hoan era
  • 永保 【エイホウ】 Eihō era (1081.2.10-1084.2.7), Eiho era
  • 太保 【タイホウ】 Grand Protector (lowest of the top three civil positions of the Zhou Dynasty), Minister of the Right (official in Nara and Heian periods)

Kun reading compounds

  • 保つ 【たもつ】 to keep, to preserve, to hold, to retain, to maintain, to sustain, to last, to endure, to keep well (food), to wear well, to be durable

Readings

Japanese names:
う、 お、 ぶ、 もり、 やす、 やすし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bao3
Korean:
bo

Spanish

  • garantizar
  • mantener
  • preservar
  • proteger
  • apoyar

Portuguese

  • proteger garantia
  • guarda
  • preservar
  • sustentar
  • apoiar

French

  • protéger
  • garantir
  • garder
  • préserver
  • conserver
  • soutenir
716 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
808 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
787 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
166 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
455 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
351 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
319 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
781 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
489 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
498 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
665 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
102 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
107 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
72 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
77 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1006 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
702 Morohashi
96 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
222 New Nelson (John Haig)
997 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1072 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
163 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
705 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2164 2001 Kanji
2a7.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-7 SKIP code
2629.4 Four corner code
1-42-61 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4fdd Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
Variants:
evidence, proof, certificate
Kun:
あかし
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
306 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 証 【アカシ】 proof, evidence, sign, testimony, vindication, certificate, license, membership card, to testify (usu. Christian religious context), enlightenment, symptoms (in Chinese medicine), patient's condition
  • 証券 【ショウケン】 bond, bill, certificate, security
  • 査証 【サショウ】 visa, endorsing (e.g. a passport), stamping
  • 偽証 【ギショウ】 false evidence, perjury, false testimony

Kun reading compounds

  • 証 【あかし】 proof, evidence, sign, testimony, vindication, certificate, license, membership card, to testify (usu. Christian religious context), enlightenment, symptoms (in Chinese medicine), patient's condition

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zheng4
Korean:
jeung

Spanish

  • evidencia
  • prueba
  • testimonio
  • certificado

Portuguese

  • evidência
  • prova
  • certificado

French

  • preuve
  • évidence
  • certificat
816 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
737 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
715 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
430 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4341 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
697 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1746 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1660 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
484 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
493 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
666 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1672 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1899 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1010 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1365 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
386 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35341 Morohashi
1506 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5589 New Nelson (John Haig)
380 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
406 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
448 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
754 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3073 2001 Kanji
7a5.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-5 SKIP code
0161.1 Four corner code
1-30-58 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a3c Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
loom, mechanism, machine, airplane, opportunity, potency, efficacy, occasion
Kun:
はた
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
127 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 機 【キ】 chance, opportunity, machine, aircraft, counter for aircraft, counter for (remaining) lives
  • 機運 【キウン】 opportunity, chance, good time (to do), trend, tendency, momentum
  • 端末機 【タンマツキ】 terminal (unit)
  • 有機 【ユウキ】 organic

Kun reading compounds

  • 機 【はた】 loom
  • 機織り 【はたおり】 weaving, weaver
  • 高機 【たかばた】 traditional Japanese treadle-operated tall loom

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji1
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • mecanismo
  • máquina
  • avión
  • ocasión
  • telar

Portuguese

  • mecanismo
  • oportunidade
  • ocasião
  • máquina
  • avião

French

  • métier à tisser
  • mécanique
  • opportunité
  • machine
  • avion
  • organique
373 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
476 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
453 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
101 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2379 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
415 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
646 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2869 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
528 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
537 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
334 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1115 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1365 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
736 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
989 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1394 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
15561 Morohashi
1076 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2880 New Nelson (John Haig)
1382 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1482 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
158 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
631 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1859 2001 Kanji
4a12.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-12 SKIP code
4295.3 Four corner code
1-21-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6a5f Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
gate
Parts:
Variants:
connection, barrier, gateway, involve, concerning
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
70 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 関 【カン】 barrier, gate
  • 関係 【カンケイ】 relation, relationship, connection, participation, involvement, concern, influence, effect, sexual relations, sexual relationship, related to, connected to
  • 連関 【レンカン】 connection, relation, linkage
  • 通関 【ツウカン】 customs clearance

Kun reading compounds

  • 関 【せき】 barrier, gate, seki (in go), mutual life
  • 関取 【せきとり】 ranking wrestler in the makuuchi (senior-grade) or juryo (junior-grade) divisions
  • 霞ヶ関 【かすみがせき】 Kasumigaseki, district of Tokyo where most of Japan's government ministry offices are located, government ministries (of Japan), Japanese government bureaucracy
  • 関わる 【かかわる】 to be affected, to be influenced, to be concerned with, to have to do with, to stick to (opinions)
  • 覗き機関 【のぞきからくり】 peep show, device with lens mounted on a stand or in a box to view enlarged pictures
  • 水機関 【みずからくり】 puppet powered by (falling) water, water-powered contrivance, show using such a device (in Edo-period Osaka)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
guan1
Korean:
gwan, wan

Spanish

  • barrera
  • puerta
  • relación
  • mecanismo
  • valla

Portuguese

  • conexão
  • obstáculo
  • passagem
  • emvolver
  • concernente

French

  • relation
  • barrière
  • lien
  • rapport
  • concerner
365 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
467 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
444 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
104 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4958 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
289 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
982 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2245 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.7 Japanese for Busy People
398 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
402 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
446 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1844 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4129 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2099 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2842 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2036 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41297 Morohashi
3328 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6402 New Nelson (John Haig)
2017 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2173 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
84 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
614 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3863 2001 Kanji
8e6.7 The Kanji Dictionary
3-8-6 SKIP code
7743.0 Four corner code
1-20-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
95a2 Unicode hex code