Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
heavens, sky, imperial
Kun:
あまつあめあま-
On:
テン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
512 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 天 【テン】 sky, heaven, God, svarga (heaven-like realm visited as a stage of death and rebirth), deva (divine being of Buddhism), top (of a book), sole (of a Japanese sandal), beginning, start, tempura, India
  • 天下 【テンカ】 the whole world, the whole country, society, the public, supremacy over a nation, government of a country, the ruling power, having one's own way, doing as one pleases, peerless, incomparable, superlative, world-famous, shogun (Edo period)
  • 炎天 【エンテン】 blazing heat, scorching sun
  • 楽天 【ラクテン】 optimism

Kun reading compounds

  • 天津 【あまつ】 heavenly, imperial
  • 天津乙女 【あまつおとめ】 celestial maiden
  • 天 【あめ】 sky
  • 天地 【てんち】 heaven and earth, the universe, nature, top and bottom, realm, sphere, world, top and bottom, gods of heaven and earth

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 あも、 た、 たかし、 て、 なま
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tian1
Korean:
cheon

Spanish

  • paraíso
  • cielo
  • imperial

Portuguese

  • paraíso
  • ceú
  • imperiais

French

  • cieux
  • ciel
  • impérial
119 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
67 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
58 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
364 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
16 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
78 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
41 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
93 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.8 Japanese for Busy People
141 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
141 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
462 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
410 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4250 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2148 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2898 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
435 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5833 Morohashi
3442 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1138 New Nelson (John Haig)
428 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
457 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
277 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
34 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3163 2001 Kanji
0a4.21 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-1 SKIP code
1043.0 Four corner code
1-37-23 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5929 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
script, literature
Parts:
sentence, literature, style, art, decoration, figures, plan, literary radical (no. 67)
Kun:
ふみあや
On:
ブンモン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
190 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 文 【ブン】 sentence, composition, text, writings, the literary arts (as opposed to the military arts), academia, literature, statement
  • 文化 【ブンカ】 culture, civilization, civilisation, Bunka era (1804.2.11-1818.4.22)
  • 公文 【コウブン】 official document, archives
  • 異文 【イブン】 variant (in a manuscript or book), part of a text that differs from other versions
  • 紋 【モン】 (family) crest, coat of arms, pattern, figure
  • 文 【モン】 mon, one-thousandth of a kan (unit of currency 1336-1870), 2.4 cm (traditional unit used to measure shoe sizes), letter, character, sentence, scripture, incantation
  • 人文 【ジンブン】 humanity, civilization, civilisation, culture
  • 縄文 【ジョウモン】 straw-rope pattern pressed into earthenware, Jōmon period (ca. 14000-1000 BCE)

Kun reading compounds

  • 文 【ふみ】 letter, writings
  • 文香 【ふみこう】 scented insert (to enclose with a letter), perfumed insert
  • 雁の文 【かりのふみ】 (a) letter
  • 日文 【ひふみ】 Hifumi (script)
  • 綾 【あや】 figure, design, twill weave, pattern of diagonal stripes, style (of writing), figure (of speech), design, plot, plan, minor market fluctuation, technical correction, cat's cradle, lease rod (in a loom)
  • 文無鳥 【あやなしどり】 lesser cuckoo (Cuculus poliocephalus)
  • 言葉は身の文 【ことばはみのあや】 words betray one's character

Readings

Japanese names:
かざり、 ふ、 も
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wen2, wen4
Korean:
mun

Spanish

  • letras
  • literatura

Portuguese

  • sentença
  • literatura
  • estilo
  • arte
  • decoração
  • figuras
  • plano

French

  • phrase
  • littérature
  • style
  • art
  • décoration
  • figure (de style)
  • plan
  • radical littéraire (no. 67)
134 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
77 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
68 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
136 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2064 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
71 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
180 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
86 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.19 Japanese for Busy People
111 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
111 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
320 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
949 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2458 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1242 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1708 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1741 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13450 Morohashi
1962 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2364 New Nelson (John Haig)
1725 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1861 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
89 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
35 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
466 2001 Kanji
2j2.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
0040.0 Four corner code
1-42-24 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6587 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
Variants:
pedestal, a stand, counter for machines and vehicles
Kun:
うてなわれつかさ
On:
ダイタイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
262 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 台 【ダイ】 stand, rack, table, bench, podium, pedestal, platform, stage, support, holder, rack, counter for machines, incl. vehicles, setting (e.g. in jewellery), level (e.g. price level), range (e.g. after physical units), period (of time, e.g. a decade of one's life), elevated area, viewing platform, dish tray, meal, tall building, tower
  • 台車 【ダイシャ】 platform truck, hand truck, trolley, dolly, cart, (railway) truck, bogie, flatcar, wagon, waggon
  • 管区気象台 【カンクキショウダイ】 district meteorological observatory
  • 気象台 【キショウダイ】 meteorological observatory
  • 台 【タイ】 Taiwan
  • 台頭 【タイトウ】 rise (e.g. of a movement), emergence, rearing one's head, gaining prominence, coming to the fore, gaining power, gathering strength
  • 屋台 【ヤタイ】 cart (esp. a food cart), stall, stand, festival float, portable shrine dedicated to a god and shaped like a house, dancing platform, stage prop fashioned after a large building, framework (of a house, etc.), house (esp. a small and miserable house)
  • 最後の舞台 【サイゴノブタイ】 final performance, swan song, last act

Kun reading compounds

  • 台 【うてな】 tower, stand, pedestal, calyx
  • 弾正台 【だんじょうだい】 Imperial Prosecuting and Investigating Office (1869-1871 CE), Imperial Prosecuting and Investigating Office (under the ritsuryo system)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tai2, tai1
Korean:
tae, i

Spanish

  • estante
  • banco
  • tribuna
  • pedestal
  • contador para maquinas y vehículos

Portuguese

  • pedestal
  • stand
  • sufixo para contagem de para máquinas e veículos

French

  • piédestal
  • socle
  • compteur de voitures ou machines
272 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
183 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
166 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
216 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
848 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
290 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
134 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
276 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.2 Japanese for Busy People
492 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
501 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
532 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
280 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2498 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1265 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1731 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
752 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3246 Morohashi
2005 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
699 New Nelson (John Haig)
744 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
805 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
436 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
111 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2777 2001 Kanji
3d2.11 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-3 SKIP code
2360.0 Four corner code
1-34-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53f0 Unicode hex code