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

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 奇 【キ】 strange, unconventional
  • 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

Chinese:
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
20-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5947 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
field
Parts:
uncommon, different, queerness, strangeness, wonderful, curious, unusual
Kun:
ことこと.なる
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
631 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 異 【イ】 difference (of opinion), strange, odd, unusual, different
  • 異議 【イギ】 objection, dissent, protest
  • 天変地異 【テンペンチイ】 natural disaster, cataclysm
  • 小異 【ショウイ】 minor differences

Kun reading compounds

  • 異 【こと】 difference (from one another), different thing, other, unusual, extraordinary
  • 異なる 【ことなる】 to differ, to vary, to disagree
  • 異なる 【ことなる】 to differ, to vary, to disagree
  • 異 【こと】 difference (from one another), different thing, other, unusual, extraordinary
  • 異な 【けな】 exceptional, praiseworthy, laudable

Readings

Chinese:
yi4
Korean:
i

Spanish

  • raro
  • extraño
  • inusual
  • diferente

Portuguese

  • incomum
  • esquisito
  • estranho
  • raro
  • curioso
  • maravilhoso

French

  • inhabituel
  • bizarrerie
  • étrangeté
  • surprenant
  • curieux
  • extraordinaire
738 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
826 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
807 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
707 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3008 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
581 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
746 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1497 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1061 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1106 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1196 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1342 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3195 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1651 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2241 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1814 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21854 Morohashi
2584 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3757 New Nelson (John Haig)
1797 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1936 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
918 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3661 2001 Kanji
5f6.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-6 SKIP code
2-9-2 SKIP code
6080.1 Four corner code
16-59 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7570 Unicode hex code