Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
observance, offer, present, dedicate
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1624 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 奉仕 【ホウシ】 service, ministry, attendance, church work, offering goods at a reduced price, providing a service for free
  • 奉公 【ホウコウ】 live-in domestic service, live-in apprenticeship, public duty, public service
  • 奉行 【ブギョウ】 magistrate, shogunate administrator
  • 奉行所 【ブギョウショ】 magistrate's office
  • 供奉 【グブ】 accompanying, being in attendance on, inner offerer (any of the 10 high-ranking monks serving at the inner offering hall)
  • 内供奉 【ナイグブ】 inner offerer (any of the 10 high-ranking monks serving at the inner offering hall)

Kun reading compounds

  • 奉る 【たてまつる】 to offer, to present, to set someone up in a high position, to revere at a distance, to do respectfully
  • 奉る 【たてまつる】 to offer, to present, to set someone up in a high position, to revere at a distance, to do respectfully
  • 奉ずる 【ほうずる】 to present, to dedicate, to obey, to follow, to believe in, to serve, to proudly bear

Readings

Japanese names:
とも、 やす
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
feng4
Korean:
bong

Spanish

  • ofrenda
  • servicial
  • ofrecer
  • reverenciar
  • obedecer

Portuguese

  • observância
  • oferecer
  • presente
  • dedicar

French

  • obéissance
  • offrande
  • présent
  • se consacrer
1793 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1106 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
212 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1191 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1177 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
717 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1541 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1643 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1678 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
415 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3167 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1629 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2215 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1587 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5894 Morohashi
2559 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1149 New Nelson (John Haig)
1573 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1695 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1161 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1455 2001 Kanji
0a8.13 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-3 SKIP code
4-8-4 SKIP code
5050.3 Four corner code
1-42-84 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5949 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
attend, doing, official, serve
Kun:
つか.える
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
439 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 仕 【シ】 official, civil service
  • 仕事 【シゴト】 work, job, labor, labour, business, task, assignment, occupation, employment, work
  • 社会奉仕 【シャカイホウシ】 voluntary social service
  • 勤労奉仕 【キンロウホウシ】 labor service, labour service
  • 仕込み 【ジコミ】 learned at ..., acquired at ...
  • 仕丁 【シチョウ】 men pressed into forced labor (ritsuryō system), palanquin bearer (Edo period)
  • 致仕 【チシ】 resignation, seventy years of age

Kun reading compounds

  • 仕える 【つかえる】 to serve, to work for, to attend

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • trabajo
  • servir
  • asistir

Portuguese

  • atender
  • ação
  • oficial
  • servir

French

  • servir
  • faire
  • officiel
221 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
301 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
285 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
397 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
362 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
75 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
110 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
124 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
333 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
333 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
236 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
58 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
37 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
21 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
21 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
969 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
368 Morohashi
34 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
123 New Nelson (John Haig)
960 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1033 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
271 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
250 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2172 2001 Kanji
2a3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-3 SKIP code
2421.0 Four corner code
1-27-37 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4ed5 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
lively, resuscitation, being helped, living
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
171 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 活 【カツ】 living, life, judo art of resuscitation, action, activity
  • 活動 【カツドウ】 activity (of a person, organization, animal, volcano, etc.), action, movie (esp. during the silent movie period)
  • 生活 【セイカツ】 living, life (one's daily existence), livelihood
  • 私生活 【シセイカツ】 private life

Kun reading compounds

  • 生きる 【いきる】 to live, to exist, to make a living, to subsist, to be in effect, to be in use, to function, to come to life, to be enlivened, to be safe (in baseball, go, etc.)
  • 生かす 【いかす】 to make (the best) use of, to put to good use, to leverage (skills, attributes, experience, etc.), to capitalise on (experience, etc.), to let live, to keep alive, to revive, to resuscitate, to bring back to life, to restore (a deleted passage; in proofreading)
  • 生ける 【いける】 to arrange (flowers), to plant, living, live

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
huo2
Korean:
hwal, gwal

Spanish

  • vida
  • energía
  • actividad

Portuguese

  • vivo
  • resuscitação
  • existência
  • ser ajudado
  • vida

French

  • vivant
  • animé
  • résurrection
  • être aidé
174 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
99 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
244 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
203 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2552 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
198 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
681 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
819 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.10 Japanese for Busy People
237 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
237 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
517 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1185 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
460 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
285 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
345 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
145 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17423 Morohashi
385 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3132 New Nelson (John Haig)
143 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
154 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
132 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
172 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
377 2001 Kanji
3a6.16 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
3216.4 Four corner code
1-19-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6d3b Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
move, motion, change, confusion, shift, shake
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
73 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 動 【ドウ】 motion
  • 動物 【ドウブツ】 animal
  • 行動 【コウドウ】 action, conduct, behaviour, behavior, mobilization, mobilisation
  • 移動 【イドウ】 movement, transfer, migration, removal, travel, mobile, moving, traveling, travelling, roving

Kun reading compounds

  • 動く 【うごく】 to move, to stir, to shift, to shake, to swing, to operate, to run, to go, to work, to make a move, to take action, to act, to go into action, to be touched, to be influenced, to change, to vary, to fluctuate, to waver, to be transferred
  • 動く歩道 【うごくほどう】 moving walkway, moving sidewalk, travelator
  • 動かす 【うごかす】 to move, to shift, to stir, to budge, to change position, to inspire, to rouse, to move (e.g. feeling), to influence, to change, to alter, to deny, to operate, to set in motion, to get going, to mobilize (e.g. troops), to mobilise, to deploy, to manage (e.g. funds)

Readings

Japanese names:
るぎ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dong4
Korean:
dong

Spanish

  • mover
  • movimiento
  • moverse
  • trasladar

Portuguese

  • mover
  • movimento
  • mudança
  • jáfusão
  • trocar
  • agitar

French

  • bouger
  • mouvement
  • changement
  • confusion
  • secouer
296 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
384 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
362 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
86 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
730 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
169 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
130 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.14 Japanese for Busy People
231 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
231 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
64 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
221 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2232 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1163 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1583 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1692 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2390 Morohashi
1778 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
549 New Nelson (John Haig)
1676 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1806 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
47 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
385 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2245 2001 Kanji
2g9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-9-2 SKIP code
2412.7 Four corner code
1-38-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
52d5 Unicode hex code