Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
evening, sunset
Parts:
Variants:
dream, vision, illusion
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
943 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 夢中 【ムチュウ】 absorbed in, immersed in, crazy about, obsessed with, devoted to, forgetting oneself, daze, trance, ecstasy, delirium, within a dream, while dreaming
  • 夢想 【ムソウ】 dream, vision, reverie
  • 同床異夢 【ドウショウイム】 cohabiting but living in different worlds
  • 怪夢 【カイム】 strange dream

Kun reading compounds

  • 夢 【ゆめ】 dream
  • 夢にも 【ゆめにも】 (not) in the slightest, (not) at all
  • 初夢 【はつゆめ】 first dream of the year
  • 逆夢 【さかゆめ】 a dream which is contradicted by reality
  • 夢見る 【ゆめみる】 to dream (of)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
meng4
Korean:
mong

Spanish

  • sueño
  • visión
  • ilusión

Portuguese

  • sonho
  • visão
  • ilusão

French

  • rêve
  • vision
  • illusion
816 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
1844 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
969 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4028 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1425 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
444 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1990 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
811 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
830 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
800 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
407 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2939 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1510 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2046 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
311 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5801P Morohashi
2336 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1131 New Nelson (John Haig)
305 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
327 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
783 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1960 2001 Kanji
3k10.14 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-10 SKIP code
2-8-5 SKIP code
4420.7 Four corner code
1-44-20 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5922 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
short, tiny
Parts:
phantasm, vision, dream, illusion, apparition
Kun:
まぼろし
On:
ゲン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1564 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 幻想 【ゲンソウ】 fantasy, illusion, vision, dream
  • 幻覚 【ゲンカク】 hallucination, illusion
  • 変幻 【ヘンゲン】 transformation
  • 夢幻 【ムゲン】 dreams, fantasy, visions

Kun reading compounds

  • 幻 【まぼろし】 phantom, vision, illusion, dream, apparition, extremely rare item
  • 幻を追う 【まぼろしをおう】 to pursue an illusion, to pursue a fantasy, to pursue phantoms
  • 夢幻 【むげん】 dreams, fantasy, visions

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
huan4
Korean:
hwan

Spanish

  • visión
  • espejismo
  • ilusión
  • aparición

Portuguese

  • fantasma
  • visão
  • sonho
  • ilusão
  • aparição

French

  • chimère
  • fantôme
  • fantasme
  • vision
  • rêve
  • illusion
  • apparition
1226 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1550 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1494 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1691 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1255 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
261 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1227 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1291 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1814 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
577 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
206 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
132 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
159 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1880 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9190 Morohashi
180 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1598 New Nelson (John Haig)
1862 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2006 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1030 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2753 2001 Kanji
0a4.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-1 SKIP code
2772.0 Four corner code
1-24-24 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e7b Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
bubbles, foam, suds, froth
Kun:
あわ
On:
ホウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1872 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 泡影 【ホウエイ】 bubbles and shadows, something transient
  • 宝瓶 【ホウヒン】 handleless Japanese tea pot
  • 水泡 【スイホウ】 foam, bubble, nothing
  • 気泡 【キホウ】 (air) bubble (esp. in a liquid)

Kun reading compounds

  • 泡 【あわ】 bubble, foam, froth, head on beer
  • 泡盛 【あわもり】 awamori, strong Okinawan liquor distilled from rice or millet
  • 口角泡 【こうかくあわ】 frothing at the mouth
  • 一泡 【ひとあわ】 blow, shock

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
pao4, pao1
Korean:
po

Spanish

  • burbuja
  • espuma

Portuguese

  • bolhas
  • espuma

French

  • bulle
  • mousse
  • écume
1795 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1781 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2523 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1904 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1466 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1765 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1895 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1629 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1182 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
392 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
249 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
296 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
539 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17307X Morohashi
334 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3093 New Nelson (John Haig)
533 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
572 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1206 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
356 2001 Kanji
3a5.18 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3711.2 Four corner code
1-43-2 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6ce1 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
bristle, beard
Parts:
shadow, silhouette, phantom
Kun:
かげ
On:
エイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
464 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 影響 【エイキョウ】 influence, effect, to influence, to affect, to have an influence on, to impact, to have an effect on
  • 影響力 【エイキョウリョク】 influence, clout, leverage
  • 遺影 【イエイ】 portrait of deceased person
  • 投影 【トウエイ】 projection

Kun reading compounds

  • 影 【かげ】 shadow, silhouette, figure, shape, reflection, image, ominous sign, light (stars, moon), trace, shadow (of one's former self)
  • 陰口 【かげぐち】 malicious gossip, backbiting, speaking ill behind someone's back
  • 夕影 【ゆうかげ】 light of the setting sun, figure lit by the evening sun
  • 月影 【げつえい】 moonlight, moon, moonbeams

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ying3
Korean:
yeong

Spanish

  • sombra
  • silueta
  • forma
  • parte contraria
  • reverso

Portuguese

  • sombra
  • silhueta
  • fantasma

French

  • ombre portée
  • silhouette
  • fantôme
1017 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
630 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1594 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
929 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1276 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2357 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
854 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
873 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1022 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
619 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2381 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1216 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1671 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1728 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10019 Morohashi
1889 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1722 New Nelson (John Haig)
1712 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1848 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
494 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1758 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3860 2001 Kanji
3j12.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-12-3 SKIP code
6292.2 Four corner code
1-17-38 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f71 Unicode hex code