Jisho

×

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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  • 夜 【ヤ】 counter for nights
  • 夜間 【ヤカン】 night, nighttime
  • 徹夜 【テツヤ】 staying up all night
  • 同夜 【ドウヤ】 the same night, that night

Kun reading compounds

  • 夜 【よる】 evening, night, dinner
  • 夜明け 【よあけ】 dawn, daybreak
  • 幾夜 【いくよ】 how many nights, some nights, several nights, a number of nights
  • 毎夜 【まいよ】 every evening, every 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

9 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
mould, type, model
Kun:
かた-がた
On:
ケイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
482 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 型式 【カタシキ】 model (e.g. of a vehicle), type
  • 文型 【ブンケイ】 sentence pattern
  • 造形 【ゾウケイ】 molding, moulding, shaping, modelling (i.e. plastic arts), modeling

Kun reading compounds

  • 型 【かた】 model, type (e.g. of machine, goods, etc.), type, style, pattern, mold (mould), template, model, kata (standard form of a movement, posture, etc. in martial arts, sport, etc.), form (i.e. customary procedure), size (i.e. clothing, shoes), inch (in diagonal display size), (taxonomical) form
  • 【カタログ】 catalog, catalogue
  • ギャランティ型 【ギャランティかた】 guarantee type
  • ベストエフォート型 【ベストエフォートかた】 best-effort

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xing2
Korean:
hyeong

Spanish

  • tipo
  • modelo
  • patrón

Portuguese

  • bolor
  • tipo
  • modelo

French

  • moule
  • modèle
  • type
595 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
493 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
468 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
423 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1077 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
685 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
431 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
888 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
909 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1318 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
353 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3266 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1685 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2292 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
687 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5030 Morohashi
2638 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1010 New Nelson (John Haig)
680 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
735 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
523 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3272 2001 Kanji
3b6.11 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-3 SKIP code
1210.4 Four corner code
1-23-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
578b Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
love, affection, favourite
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
640 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 愛 【アイ】 love, affection, care, attachment, craving, desire, agape, Ireland
  • 愛情 【アイジョウ】 love, affection
  • 恋愛 【レンアイ】 love, love-making, passion, emotion, affections
  • 割愛 【カツアイ】 omitting (reluctantly), leaving out, dropping, giving up (reluctantly), parting with, sharing, sparing

Kun reading compounds

  • 愛しい 【いとしい】 lovely, dear, beloved, darling, dearest, pitiable, pitiful
  • 悲しい 【かなしい】 sad, miserable, unhappy, sorrowful, sad, lamentable, deplorable, grievous
  • 愛でる 【めでる】 to love, to cherish, to admire, to appreciate
  • 惜しむ 【おしむ】 to be frugal, to be sparing, to value, to hold dear, to regret (e.g. a loss), to feel sorry (for), to be unwilling, to be reluctant
  • 愛 【まな】 beloved, dear
  • 愛弟子 【まなでし】 favorite pupil, favourite pupil, teacher's pet

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 あし、 え、 かな、 なる、 めぐ、 めぐみ、 よし、 ちか
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ai4
Korean:
ae

Spanish

  • amor
  • afecto
  • favorito

Portuguese

  • amor
  • afeição
  • favorito

French

  • amour
  • affection
  • favori
339 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
441 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
417 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
436 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2829 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
456 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
545 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2018 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
259 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
259 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1079 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
790 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3133 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1606 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2191 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
745 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10947 Morohashi
2492 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1927 New Nelson (John Haig)
737 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
796 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
268 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
602 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2067 2001 Kanji
4i10.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-9 SKIP code
2-6-7 SKIP code
2-1-12 SKIP code
2024.7 Four corner code
1-16-6 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
611b Unicode hex code

2 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
person
Kun:
ひと-り-と
On:
ジンニン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
5 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 人 【ジン】 -ian (e.g. Italian), -ite (e.g. Tokyoite), -er (e.g. performer, etc.), person working with ..., man, person, people
  • 人口 【ジンコウ】 population, common talk
  • 殺人 【サツジン】 murder, homicide, manslaughter
  • 求人 【キュウジン】 recruiting, job offer, job vacancy
  • 人 【ニン】 counter for people
  • 人形 【ニンギョウ】 doll, puppet, figure
  • けが人 【ケガニン】 wounded person, injured person
  • 仲人 【ナコウド】 matchmaker, go-between, intermediary, middleman, mediator, intercessor

Kun reading compounds

  • 人 【ひと】 person, someone, somebody, human beings, mankind, man, people, humans, human (Homo sapiens), (other) people, others, character, personality, nature, capable person, competent person, suitable person, right person, adult, grown-up, I, me, one
  • 人ごみ 【ひとごみ】 crowd of people
  • 貴人 【きじん】 aristocrat, nobleman, dignitary, person of high rank
  • いい人 【いいひと】 good-natured person, good person, (one's) lover, boyfriend, girlfriend

Readings

Japanese names:
じ、 と、 ね、 ひこ、 ふみ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ren2
Korean:
in

Spanish

  • persona

Portuguese

  • pessoa

French

  • être humain
  • personne
30 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
39 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
39 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
9 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
339 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
4 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
11 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
14 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
1 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
15 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
42 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4175 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2111 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2857 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
960 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
344 Morohashi
3368 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
99 New Nelson (John Haig)
951 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1023 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
2 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
7 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1262 2001 Kanji
2a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-2-4 SKIP code
8000.0 Four corner code
1-31-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4eba Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
thumb, inch
Parts:
Variants:
specialty, exclusive, mainly, solely
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
506 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 専 【セン】 having a fetish for ..., specializing in ..., majoring in ..., first, foremost, number one priority, doing as one pleases, acting selfishly, fired brick
  • 専攻 【センコウ】 major subject, special study
  • 住専 【ジュウセン】 housing-loan corporation
  • 高専 【コウセン】 technical college, higher schools and colleges

Kun reading compounds

  • 専ら 【もっぱら】 wholly, solely, entirely, exclusively, devotedly, fixedly, principally, mostly, chiefly, mainly
  • 専らにする 【もっぱらにする】 devote oneself to, to do as one pleases, to act selfishly

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhuan1
Korean:
jeon

Spanish

  • especialidad
  • exclusivo
  • solamente
  • totalmente
  • enteramente

Portuguese

  • exclusividade
  • exclusivo
  • principalmente
  • somente

French

  • spécialité
  • exclusivement
  • principalement
  • uniquement
830 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
925 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
914 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
526 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1350 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
413 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
478 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
973 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
600 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
610 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
797 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
503 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3272 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1690 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2297 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
46 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2644 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1377 New Nelson (John Haig)
46 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
47 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
886 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1548 2001 Kanji
0a9.16 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-3 SKIP code
5034.6 Four corner code
1-32-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c02 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
gate
Parts:
gate, counter for cannons
Kun:
かど
On:
モン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
452 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 門 【モン】 gate, branch of learning based on the teachings of a single master, division, phylum, counter for cannons
  • 門戸 【モンコ】 door
  • 入門 【ニュウモン】 becoming a pupil (of), becoming a disciple, entering an institution, beginning training, introduction (to), primer, guide
  • 宗門 【シュウモン】 (religious) denomination, sect

Kun reading compounds

  • 門 【もん】 gate, branch of learning based on the teachings of a single master, division, phylum, counter for cannons
  • 門出 【かどで】 setting off (on a long journey), setting out, departure (e.g. for the front), leaving home, starting a new life, starting life anew
  • 帝 【みかど】 emperor (of Japan), mikado, (the gates of an) imperial residence
  • 口は災いの門 【くちはわざわいのかど】 words can lead to disaster, the tongue is the root of calamities, the more you open your mouth the more likely you are to put your foot in it
  • 戸 【と】 door (esp. Japanese-style), shutter, window shutter, entrance (to a home), narrows
  • 門浪 【となみ】 waves in narrow straits
  • 鳴門 【なると】 strait with a roaring tidal ebb and flow, whirlpool, maelstrom, kamaboko with a spiral whirlpool-like pattern, cooking technique where ingredients are cut in a spiral pattern, Naruto (city in Tokushima), Naruto Strait, Naruto wakame
  • 長門 【ながと】 Nagato (former province located in the west of present-day Yamaguchi Prefecture)

Readings

Japanese names:
じょう、 も、 と、 ゆき
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
men2
Korean:
mun

Spanish

  • puerta

Portuguese

  • portões

French

  • portail
  • compteur de canons
143 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
231 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
211 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
385 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4940 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
105 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
269 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
601 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
161 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
161 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
445 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1838 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1100 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
597 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
789 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1630 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41208 Morohashi
888 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6381 New Nelson (John Haig)
1616 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1743 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
376 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
168 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3853 2001 Kanji
8e0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
3-8-0 SKIP code
7777.7 Four corner code
7777.0 Four corner code
1-44-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9580 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
house on cliff 广
Parts:
广
store, shop
Kun:
みせたな
On:
テン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
378 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 店 【テン】 store, shop, restaurant
  • 店員 【テンイン】 employee (of a store), shop assistant, clerk, salesperson
  • 来店 【ライテン】 coming to a store (restaurant, bar, shop, etc.)
  • 開店 【カイテン】 opening a new shop, opening a shop (for the day)

Kun reading compounds

  • 店 【みせ】 store, shop, establishment, restaurant
  • 店先 【みせさき】 storefront, shopfront
  • 酒店 【さかだな】 alcohol-selling shop
  • 茶店 【さてん】 tea house
  • 店 【たな】 merchant's home, rented home, store, shop
  • 店子 【たなこ】 tenant (esp. in contrast to a landlord), renter
  • お店 【おたな】 merchant's home (esp. used by apprentices, etc.), (your) rental home

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dian4
Korean:
jeom

Spanish

  • tienda
  • establecimiento

Portuguese

  • loja
  • comércio

French

  • magasin
  • échoppe
284 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
195 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
178 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
211 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1509 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
235 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
52 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.4 Japanese for Busy People
168 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
168 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
55 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
586 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3828 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1962 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2657 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
595 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9267 Morohashi
3085 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1613 New Nelson (John Haig)
588 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
632 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
163 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
577 2001 Kanji
3q5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-5 SKIP code
0026.1 Four corner code
1-37-25 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e97 Unicode hex code