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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On reading compounds

  • 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

8 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:

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On reading compounds

  • 竺学 【ジクガク】 Indian studies, Buddhist studies
  • 天竺 【テンジク】 India, cotton sheeting, foreign, imported, ultra-spicy, extra hot
  • 唐天竺 【カラテンジク】 China and India, far away

Readings

Japanese names:
あつし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhu2
Korean:
chug, dog

Spanish

Portuguese

French

3367 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
729 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3248 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2280 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
25842 Morohashi
4247 New Nelson (John Haig)
2642 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2684 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
6f2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-2 SKIP code
8810.1 Four corner code
1-28-19 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7afa Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
large, big
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
7 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 大 【ダイ】 large, big, great, huge, vast, major, important, serious, severe, great, prominent, eminent, distinguished, -sized, as big as, the size of, university, large (e.g. serving size), large option, long month (i.e. having 31 days)
  • 大英博物館 【ダイエイハクブツカン】 British Museum
  • 国大 【コクダイ】 national university
  • 電通大 【デンツウダイ】 University of Electro-Communications
  • 大 【タイ】 nth year in the Taishō era (1912.7.30-1926.12.25)
  • 大尉 【タイイ】 captain (Army, U.S. Marine Corps, USAF), lieutenant (Navy), flight lieutenant (RAF, RAAF, RNZAF, etc.)
  • 負荷増大 【フカゾウタイ】 load increase
  • 御大 【オンタイ】 boss, governor, headman

Kun reading compounds

  • 大きい 【おおきい】 big, large, great, loud, extensive, spacious, important, decisive, valuable, older, grown up

Readings

Japanese names:
うふ、 お、 おう、 た、 たかし、 とも、 はじめ、 ひろ、 ひろし、 まさ、 まさる、 もと、 わ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
da4, dai4
Korean:
dae, da, tae

Spanish

  • grande
  • muy
  • mucho

Portuguese

  • grande
  • enorme

French

  • grand
22 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
25 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
53 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
7 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1171 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
32 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
40 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
48 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
26 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
26 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
87 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
408 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4224 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2133 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2882 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
108 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5831 Morohashi
3416 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1133 New Nelson (John Haig)
107 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
112 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
5 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
14 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1463 2001 Kanji
0a3.18 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-4 SKIP code
4003.0 Four corner code
1-34-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5927 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
thumb, inch
Parts:
Variants:
leader, commander, general, admiral, or, and again, soon, from now on, just about
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
634 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 将 【ショウ】 commander, general, leader
  • 将棋 【ショウギ】 shogi, Japanese chess
  • 少将 【ショウショウ】 major general, rear admiral, air commodore
  • 王将 【オウショウ】 king (of the senior player)

Kun reading compounds

  • 正に 【まさに】 exactly, surely, certainly, just, right then, just then, at that moment, just (about to), on the verge (of doing or happening), duly, naturally
  • 将 【はた】 or, otherwise, furthermore, also, perhaps, by some chance, possibly, that being said, be that as it may, however, but, not to mention, needless to say, as expected, sure enough, really, at all
  • 将又 【はたまた】 or
  • 正に 【まさに】 exactly, surely, certainly, just, right then, just then, at that moment, just (about to), on the verge (of doing or happening), duly, naturally

Readings

Japanese names:
かつ、 かつり、 すすむ、 たか、 ゆき
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jiang1, jiang4
Korean:
jang

Spanish

  • líder
  • cargo
  • mando
  • mandar
  • de ahora en adelante

Portuguese

  • líder
  • comandante
  • general
  • almirante
  • ou
  • e outra vez
  • logo
  • de agora em diante
  • somente sobre isto

French

  • dirigeant
  • commandant
  • général
  • amiral
  • ou
  • l'un après l'autre
  • bientôt
  • à partir de maintenant
  • à peu près
911 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
899 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
561 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2840 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
920 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
479 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1040 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
627 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
637 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
830 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
506 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
551 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
336 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
415 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
739 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7437P Morohashi
460 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1379 New Nelson (John Haig)
731 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
789 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
447 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
906 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1248 2001 Kanji
2b8.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
3214.9 Four corner code
3714.2 Four corner code
1-30-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c06 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
chess piece, Japanese chess, shogi
Kun:
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1311 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 棋士 【キシ】 professional shogi player, professional go player
  • 棋院 【キイン】 go institution, go club, go hall

Kun reading compounds

  • 碁 【ご】 go (board game)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qi2
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • pieza de ajedrez
  • ajedrez japonés
  • shogi

Portuguese

  • peça de xadrez
  • xadrez Japonês
  • shogi

French

  • pièce d'échec
  • échecs japonais
  • shogi
1130 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1259 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2294 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1794 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1438 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1835 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1985 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1535 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1099 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1242 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
675 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
899 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1779 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14922 Morohashi
987 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2744 New Nelson (John Haig)
1763 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1900 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1552 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1861 2001 Kanji
4a8.14 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-8 SKIP code
4498.1 Four corner code
1-20-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
68cb Unicode hex code