Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
evening, sunset
Parts:
night, evening
Kun:
よる
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
487 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 夜 【ヤ】 counter for nights
  • 夜間 【ヤカン】 night, nighttime
  • 同夜 【ドウヤ】 the same night, that night
  • 通夜 【ツヤ】 all-night vigil over a body, wake

Kun reading compounds

  • 夜 【よる】 evening, night, dinner
  • 夜明け 【よあけ】 dawn, daybreak
  • 毎夜 【まいよ】 every evening, every night
  • 短夜 【みじかよ】 short summer night
  • 夜 【よる】 evening, night, dinner
  • 夜遅く 【よるおそく】 late at night, at a late hour
  • 御寝 【およる】 sleep, rest
  • 水晶の夜 【すいしょうのよる】 Kristallnacht (night of concerted violence against Jews in Germany and Austria from November 9-10, 1938)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ye4
Korean:
ya

Spanish

  • noche
  • tarde

Portuguese

  • noite
  • à noite

French

  • nuit
  • soirée
144 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
232 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
212 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
258 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
298 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
336 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
150 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
766 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.17 Japanese for Busy People
471 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
479 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
93 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
406 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2550 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1301 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1770 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1046 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5763 Morohashi
2056 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1129 New Nelson (John Haig)
1037 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1115 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
318 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
169 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
467 2001 Kanji
2j6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-6 SKIP code
3-4-4 SKIP code
3-3-5 SKIP code
0024.7 Four corner code
1-44-75 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
591c Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
ten, complete
Parts:
half, middle, odd number, semi-, part-
Kun:
なか.ば
On:
ハン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
224 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 半 【ハン】 half, semi-, half-past, odd number, unit of land area (595.8 m^2)
  • 半額 【ハンガク】 half the amount (of money), half price, half fare
  • 四畳半 【ヨジョウハン】 four and a half tatami mats, four-and-a-half-mat room, small room esp. for assignations
  • 過半 【カハン】 the greater part

Kun reading compounds

  • 半ば 【なかば】 middle, halfway, midway, half (of), one half, half (e.g. done, jokingly), partly, in part, partially, mostly, almost, nearly
  • 半ば過ぎ 【なかばすぎ】 beyond the middle

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ban4
Korean:
ban

Spanish

  • mitad
  • medio
  • incompleto
  • semi-
  • semi
  • a medias
  • en parte

Portuguese

  • metade
  • médio
  • número ímpar
  • semi-
  • parte-

French

  • moitié
  • demi
  • milieu
  • nombre impair
129 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
214 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
195 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
224 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
132 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
150 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
28 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
213 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
88 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
88 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
159 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
243 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4313 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2182 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2936 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1210 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2707X Morohashi
3501 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
608 New Nelson (John Haig)
1202 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1286 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
324 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
113 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1055 2001 Kanji
0a5.24 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-3 SKIP code
9050.0 Four corner code
1-40-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
534a Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
Variants:
lie down, sleep, rest, bed, remain unsold
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
1034 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 寝 【ネ】 sleep
  • 寝具 【シング】 bedding, bedclothes

Kun reading compounds

  • 寝る 【ねる】 to sleep (lying down), to go to bed, to lie in bed, to lie down, to sleep (with someone, i.e. have intercourse), to lie flat (e.g. of hair), to lie idle (of funds, stock, etc.), to ferment (of soy sauce, miso, etc.)
  • 寝る子は育つ 【ねるこはそだつ】 sleep brings up a child well, a well-slept child is a well-kept child
  • 寝かす 【ねかす】 to put to sleep, to lay (something) on its side

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qin3
Korean:
chim

Spanish

  • acostarse
  • dormir

Portuguese

  • sono
  • descanso
  • cama
  • invendável (encalhado)

French

  • être couché
  • dormir
  • se reposer
  • lit
  • invendu
1441 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1079 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1326 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
918 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
473 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1976 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1079 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1127 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
127 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
493 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2925 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1503 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2034 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1158 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7278P Morohashi
2329 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1353 New Nelson (John Haig)
1150 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1233 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1620 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
767 2001 Kanji
3m10.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-10 SKIP code
3014.7 Four corner code
1-31-18 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bdd Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
see
Parts:
Variants:
memorize, learn, remember, awake, sober up
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
710 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 覚醒剤 【カクセイザイ】 stimulant (e.g. psychoactive drugs like methamphetamine, ritalin, etc.)
  • 覚悟 【カクゴ】 readiness, preparedness, resolution, resignation
  • 視聴覚 【シチョウカク】 senses of seeing and hearing, audiovisual
  • 才覚 【サイカク】 ready wit, quick wits, resourcefulness, raising (money)

Kun reading compounds

  • 覚える 【おぼえる】 to memorize, to memorise, to commit to memory, to learn by heart, to bear in mind, to remember, to learn, to pick up, to acquire, to feel, to think, to regard
  • 覚ます 【さます】 to awaken, to arouse from sleep, to bring to one's senses, to disabuse (someone of), to sober up, to dampen, to throw a damper on, to spoil
  • 覚める 【さめる】 to wake, to wake up, to become sober, to sober up, to regain consciousness (e.g. after anaesthesia), to come to one's senses, to be disillusioned
  • 悟る 【さとる】 to perceive, to sense, to discern, to understand, to comprehend, to realize, to attain enlightenment

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jue2, jiao4
Korean:
gag, gyo

Spanish

  • memorizar
  • recordar
  • despertarse
  • comprender
  • aclararse

Portuguese

  • memorizar
  • aprender
  • recordar
  • acordar
  • ficar sóbrio

French

  • mémoriser
  • se rappeler
  • perception
  • sens
  • réveil
  • dessoûler
363 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
463 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
439 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
896 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4288 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
397 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
889 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1752 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.15 Japanese for Busy People
605 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
615 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
208 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1646 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3217 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1668 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2258 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
331 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34846 Morohashi
2604 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5529 New Nelson (John Haig)
325 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
347 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
581 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
957 2001 Kanji
3n9.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-7 SKIP code
9021.6 Four corner code
3221.6 Four corner code
1-19-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
899a Unicode hex code