Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
plump, thick, big around
Kun:
ふと.いふと.る
On:
タイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
552 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 太子 【タイシ】 crown prince, Shotoku Taishi
  • 太鼓 【タイコ】 drum
  • 太太 【タイタイ】 wife
  • 馬太 【マタイ】 Matthew (the Apostle)
  • 太子 【タイシ】 crown prince, Shotoku Taishi
  • 太鼓 【タイコ】 drum
  • 羽太 【ハタ】 sea basses, groupers
  • 赤羽太 【アカハタ】 blacktip grouper (species of fish, Epinephelus fasciatus)

Kun reading compounds

  • 太い 【ふとい】 fat, thick, deep (of a voice), thick, sonorous, daring, shameless, brazen, audacious
  • 太藺 【ふとい】 softstem bulrush (Scirpus tabernaemontani)
  • 太る 【ふとる】 to grow fat (stout, plump), to become fat, to gain weight

Readings

Japanese names:
おお、 たか、 ひろ
Chinese:
tai4
Korean:
tae

Spanish

  • grande
  • gordo
  • grueso
  • engordar

Portuguese

  • gordo
  • grande
  • espesso

French

  • gras
  • dodu
  • gros
269 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
181 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
164 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
343 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1172 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
508 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
151 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
105 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
629 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
639 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
124 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
409 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2673 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1360 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1846 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
121 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5834 Morohashi
2152 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1137 New Nelson (John Haig)
120 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
126 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
257 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
98 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1463 2001 Kanji
0a4.18 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-1 SKIP code
4-4-4 SKIP code
4003.0 Four corner code
34-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
592a Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
Variants:
sunshine, yang principle, positive, male, heaven, daytime
Kun:
On:
ヨウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
1071 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 陽 【ヨウ】 yang (i.e. the positive), the open (i.e. a visible place)
  • 陽気 【ヨウキ】 cheerful, jovial, merry, lively, weather, season, spirit of yang
  • 山陽 【サンヨウ】 south side of a mountain, Sanyo district
  • 陰陽 【インヨウ】 cosmic dual forces, yin and yang, sun and moon, etc.

Kun reading compounds

  • 日 【ひ】 day, days, sun, sunshine, sunlight, case (esp. unfortunate), event
  • 日差し 【ひざし】 sunlight, rays of the Sun

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 あきら、 あけ、 はる、 ひろ、 やん、 よ
Chinese:
yang2
Korean:
yang

Spanish

  • positivo
  • masculino

Portuguese

  • brilho do sol
  • princípio do yang
  • positivo
  • masculino
  • paraíso
  • dia

French

  • Yang
  • soleil
  • éclat solaire
  • positif
  • mâle
  • paradis
  • journée
527 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
429 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
406 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
990 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5012 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
753 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
989 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1567 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
630 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
640 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
834 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
747 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
764 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
453 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
572 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1309 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41725 Morohashi
626 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6470 New Nelson (John Haig)
1300 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1397 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
413 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3651 2001 Kanji
2d9.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
7622.7 Four corner code
45-59 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
967d Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
lineage, system
On:
ケイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
567 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 系 【ケイ】 system, lineage, group, corollary, system (range of strata that correspond to a particular time period), (taxonomical) series
  • 系統 【ケイトウ】 system, lineage, ancestry, family line, group (e.g. of colors) (colours), family (e.g. of languages), party, school (of thought), close (evolutionary) relationship, a population sharing a common ancestor (in genetics), strain (e.g. bacterial)
  • 日系 【ニッケイ】 (of) Japanese descent, non-Japanese of Japanese descent, nikkeijin, company, etc. set up with Japanese capital, company managed by Japanese or non-Japanese of Japanese descent
  • 水系 【スイケイ】 water system, river system, drainage system

Readings

Chinese:
xi4, ji4
Korean:
gye

Spanish

  • sistema
  • conexión
  • relación
  • linaje

Portuguese

  • linhagem
  • sistema

French

  • lignée
  • système
765 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
855 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
844 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
786 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
195 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
634 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1617 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
977 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
908 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
930 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
449 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1504 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2443 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1236 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1701 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1403 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27223 Morohashi
1944 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4433 New Nelson (John Haig)
1391 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1492 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
849 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2241 2001 Kanji
6a1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-6 SKIP code
4-7-4 SKIP code
2-4-3 SKIP code
2090.3 Four corner code
23-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7cfb Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
evening, sunset
Parts:
outside
Kun:
そとほかはず.すはず.れると-
On:
ガイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
81 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 外 【ガイ】 outside of, not covered by
  • 外圧 【ガイアツ】 external pressure, outside pressure, foreign pressure
  • 渉外 【ショウガイ】 public relations, client liaison, client relations
  • 在外 【ザイガイ】 overseas, abroad
  • 外科 【ゲカ】 surgery, department of surgery (hospital, etc.)
  • 外科医 【ゲカイ】 surgeon

Kun reading compounds

  • 外 【そと】 outside, exterior, open air, other place
  • 外壁 【がいへき】 outer wall
  • 大外 【おおそと】 far out wide (horse racing), far outside
  • 家の外 【いえのそと】 outside the house
  • 他 【ほか】 other (place, thing, person), the rest, outside, beyond, nothing except, nothing but, nothing apart from, nothing aside from, no choice (but to), besides..., in addition to...
  • 外人 【がいじん】 foreigner (esp. one of European ancestry), gaijin, outsider
  • この外 【このほか】 besides, moreover, in addition
  • 思いのほか 【おもいのほか】 unexpectedly, surprisingly, unexpected
  • 外す 【はずす】 to remove, to take off, to detach, to unfasten, to undo, to drop (e.g. from a team), to remove (from a position), to exclude, to expel, to leave (e.g. one's seat), to go away from, to step out, to slip away, to dodge (a question, blow, etc.), to evade, to sidestep, to avoid (e.g. peak season), to miss (a target, chance, punch, etc.)
  • 外れる 【はずれる】 to be disconnected, to get out of place, to be off, to be out (e.g. of gear), to miss the mark, to get it wrong (e.g. guess, expectation), to draw a blank (e.g. lottery), to be removed, to be excluded, to be contrary to, to go against

Readings

Japanese names:
うい、 け、 ふか
Chinese:
wai4
Korean:
oe

Spanish

  • fuera
  • exterior
  • otro
  • desatar
  • estar desatado
  • estar desconectado

Portuguese

  • Exterior

French

  • extérieur
56 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
96 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
91 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
120 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1168 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
42 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
38 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
139 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.11 Japanese for Busy People
83 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
83 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
150 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
404 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
215 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
135 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
163 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
112 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5750 Morohashi
186 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1125 New Nelson (John Haig)
111 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
116 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
69 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
105 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2554 2001 Kanji
2m3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-2 SKIP code
2320.0 Four corner code
19-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5916 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
Variants:
beguile, delusion, perplexity
Kun:
まど.う
On:
ワク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
777 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 惑星 【ワクセイ】 planet
  • 惑星科学 【ワクセイカガク】 planetary science
  • 魅惑 【ミワク】 attraction, fascination, lure, captivation, charm
  • 不惑 【フワク】 past forty, following right course

Kun reading compounds

  • 惑う 【まどう】 to be puzzled, to be perplexed, to have doubts, to feel lost, to be at sea

Readings

Chinese:
huo4
Korean:
hog

Spanish

  • ilusión
  • engaño
  • duda
  • seducción
  • dudar
  • seducir

Portuguese

  • enganar
  • desilusão
  • perplexidade

French

  • égarer
  • perplexité
  • séduire
1942 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1160 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1710 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1131 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1302 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1784 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
969 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1001 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1071 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
789 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3461 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1783 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2427 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
622 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10789 Morohashi
2786 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1892 New Nelson (John Haig)
614 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
661 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1532 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1458 2001 Kanji
4k8.16 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-4 SKIP code
5333.0 Four corner code
47-39 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
60d1 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
Variants:
star, spot, dot, mark
Kun:
ほし-ぼし
On:
セイショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
844 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 星 【セイ】 Chinese "star" constellation (one of the 28 mansions), Singapore
  • 星座 【セイザ】 constellation, star sign, zodiac sign
  • 新星 【シンセイ】 nova, new face, new star
  • 小惑星 【ショウワクセイ】 asteroid
  • 客星 【カクセイ】 celestial body seen only for a short time (e.g. comet)
  • 七星 【シチセイ】 the Big Dipper (asterism), the Plough, the Plow

Kun reading compounds

  • 星 【ほし】 star (usu. not including the Sun), planet (usu. not including Earth), heavenly body, star (glyph, symbol, shape), star (actor, player, etc.), small dot, spot, fleck, star point (in go), hoshi, intersection marked with a dot, perp, perpetrator, mark, offender, suspect, bullseye, one's star (that determines one's fate), one's fortune, point, score
  • 星空 【ほしぞら】 starry sky
  • 四三の星 【しそうのほし】 the Big Dipper (asterism), the Plough, the Plow
  • 希望の星 【きぼうのほし】 ray of light, ray of hope, promising talent

Readings

Chinese:
xing1
Korean:
seong

Spanish

  • estrella
  • punto pequeño
  • resultado de un juego

Portuguese

  • estrela
  • ponto
  • marca

French

  • étoile
  • point
  • marque
264 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
171 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
154 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
877 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2121 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
838 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
599 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
946 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
730 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
743 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
463 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
973 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3089 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1577 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2156 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1570 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13837 Morohashi
2435 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2452 New Nelson (John Haig)
1556 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1676 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
181 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3872 2001 Kanji
4c5.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-5 SKIP code
6010.4 Four corner code
32-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
661f Unicode hex code