Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
Variants:
strange, strangeness, curiosity
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1367 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 奇 【キ】 strange, unconventional, eccentric, novel, odd, odd number
  • 奇異 【キイ】 odd, strange, queer, peculiar
  • 物好き 【モノズキ】 (idle) curiosity, fancifulness, whimsy, (having) strange tastes
  • 怪奇 【カイキ】 bizarre, strange, weird, mysterious, grotesque

Kun reading compounds

  • 奇しき 【くしき】 strange, mysterious, queer
  • 奇しき 【くしき】 strange, mysterious, queer
  • 奇しくも 【くしくも】 strangely, oddly, miraculously, mysteriously

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qi2, ji1
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • extraño
  • raro
  • sospechoso

Portuguese

  • estranho
  • estranheza
  • curiousidade

French

  • étrange
  • étrangeté
  • curieux (bizarre)
1123 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1189 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1176 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1048 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1176 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
752 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1360 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1444 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1292 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
414 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2756 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1409 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1902 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
128 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5892 Morohashi
2217 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1150 New Nelson (John Haig)
126 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
133 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1160 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1449 2001 Kanji
3d5.17 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
3-5-3 SKIP code
4062.1 Four corner code
1-20-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5947 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
concept, think, idea, thought
Kun:
おも.う
On:
ソウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
381 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 想 【ソウ】 conception, idea, thought, samjna (perception)
  • 想像 【ソウゾウ】 imagination, guess
  • 追想 【ツイソウ】 recollection, reminiscence
  • お愛想 【オアイソ】 compliments, civilities, courtesies, flattery, hospitality, special treatment, entertainment, bill (at a restaurant), check
  • 想 【ソウ】 conception, idea, thought, samjna (perception)
  • 想像 【ソウゾウ】 imagination, guess
  • お愛想 【オアイソ】 compliments, civilities, courtesies, flattery, hospitality, special treatment, entertainment, bill (at a restaurant), check

Kun reading compounds

  • 思う 【おもう】 to think, to consider, to believe, to reckon, to think (of doing), to plan (to do), to judge, to assess, to regard, to imagine, to suppose, to dream, to expect, to look forward to, to feel, to be (in a state of mind), to desire, to want, to recall, to remember

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xiang3
Korean:
sang

Spanish

  • concepto
  • idea
  • pensamiento

Portuguese

  • conceito
  • pensar
  • idéia
  • pensamento

French

  • concept
  • pensée
  • idée
660 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
350 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
532 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
352 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1728 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
324 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
544 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
147 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
147 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
392 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
796 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3507 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1810 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2462 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
616 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10858 Morohashi
2828 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1922 New Nelson (John Haig)
609 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
656 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
197 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
421 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1858 2001 Kanji
4k9.18 The Kanji Dictionary
2-9-4 SKIP code
4633.0 Four corner code
1-33-59 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
60f3 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
say
Parts:
bend, music, melody, composition, pleasure, injustice, fault, curve, crooked, perverse, lean
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
810 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 曲 【キョク】 composition, piece of music, song, track (on a record), tune, melody, air, enjoyment, fun, interest, pleasure
  • 曲折 【キョクセツ】 windings, meanderings, complications, twists and turns
  • 歌謡曲 【カヨウキョク】 kayōkyoku, form of Japanese popular music that developed during the Showa era, (Western) pop song
  • 名曲 【メイキョク】 famous piece of music, excellent song, (musical) masterpiece

Kun reading compounds

  • 曲がる 【まがる】 to bend, to curve, to warp, to wind, to twist, to turn, to be awry, to be askew, to be crooked
  • 曲げる 【まげる】 to bend, to crook, to bow, to curve, to curl, to lean, to tilt, to incline, to slant, to bend (the truth), to distort, to twist, to pervert, to yield (a point), to depart (from a principle), to ignore (what one really thinks), to pawn
  • 隈 【くま】 corner, nook, recess, shade, shadow, dark area, dark circles (under the eyes), dark rings, shading, gradation, kumadori, style of kabuki makeup used for violent roles

Readings

Japanese names:
まがた
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qu3, qu1
Korean:
gog

Spanish

  • melodía
  • curva
  • encorvado
  • torcer
  • doblar
  • torcerse
  • girarse

Portuguese

  • tender
  • música
  • melodia
  • composição
  • prazer
  • injustiça
  • falta
  • curva
  • tortuoso
  • perverso
  • inclinar

French

  • courber
  • musique
  • mélodie
  • composition
  • plaisir
  • injustice
  • faute
  • malhonnête
  • pervers
  • pencher
381 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
279 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
261 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
604 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
103 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
715 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
609 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
327 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
366 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
367 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
625 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
996 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4340 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2197 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2956 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1180 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14280 Morohashi
3527 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2418 New Nelson (John Haig)
1172 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1256 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
264 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1976 2001 Kanji
0a6.27 The Kanji Dictionary
4-6-2 SKIP code
5560.0 Four corner code
1-22-42 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
66f2 Unicode hex code