Jisho

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13 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
Variants:
exhort, urge, encourage
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1445 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 奨学 【ショウガク】 encouragement to study
  • 奨学金 【ショウガクキン】 scholarship, stipend, bursary, student loan
  • 勧奨 【カンショウ】 encouragement, stimulation
  • 推奨 【スイショウ】 recommendation, endorsement

Kun reading compounds

  • 勧める 【すすめる】 to recommend (someone to do), to advise, to encourage, to urge, to recommend (a book, someone for a position, etc.), to suggest, to offer (a drink, cigarette, seat, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
まさし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jiang3
Korean:
jang

Spanish

  • impulso
  • ánimo
  • aliento

Portuguese

  • exortar
  • desejar
  • encorajar

French

  • exhorter
  • encourager
  • pousser à
1408 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1582 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1181 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1519 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1181 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2036 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1332 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1415 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
831 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
420 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3524 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1819 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2474 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
740 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5990P Morohashi
2842 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1167 New Nelson (John Haig)
732 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
790 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1616 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1263 2001 Kanji
3n10.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-10-3 SKIP code
3243.0 Four corner code
1-30-09 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5968 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
Variants:
encourage, be diligent, inspire
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1254 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 励起 【レイキ】 (electrical) excitation
  • 励起状態 【レイキジョウタイ】 excited state
  • 精励 【セイレイ】 diligence, industry, assiduity, hard work
  • 刻苦精励 【コックセイレイ】 being arduous, working diligently enduring hardships, making a strenuous effort

Kun reading compounds

  • 励む 【はげむ】 to strive, to endeavour, to endeavor, to make an effort, to be zealous
  • 励ます 【はげます】 to encourage, to cheer, to raise (the voice)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
li4
Korean:
ryeo

Spanish

  • aliento
  • estímulo
  • esfuerzo
  • diligencia
  • alentar
  • estimular
  • esforzarse
  • ser diligente

Portuguese

  • encorajar
  • estar diligente
  • inspirar

French

  • encourager
  • être appliqué
  • pousser à
1919 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1227 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
193 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1495 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1101 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
430 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1340 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1423 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
832 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
213 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1438 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
762 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1035 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
875 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2326 Morohashi
1119 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
528 New Nelson (John Haig)
866 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
931 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1100 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3345 2001 Kanji
2g5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-2 SKIP code
7422.7 Four corner code
1-46-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
52b1 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
shell
Parts:
prize, reward, praise
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
426 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 賞 【ショウ】 prize, award
  • 賞金 【ショウキン】 prize money, monetary award, reward
  • 懸賞 【ケンショウ】 offering a prize, prize competition, prize, reward
  • 副賞 【フクショウ】 extra prize

Kun reading compounds

  • 褒める 【ほめる】 to praise, to commend, to compliment, to speak well of, to speak highly of

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shang3
Korean:
sang

Spanish

  • premio
  • recompensa

Portuguese

  • prêmio
  • recompensa
  • elogio

French

  • prix
  • récompense
  • louanges
641 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
542 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
511 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
507 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1372 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
621 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
930 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2377 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
500 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
509 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
711 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1738 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3237 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1677 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2274 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
804 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36813 Morohashi
2618 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5815 New Nelson (John Haig)
796 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
859 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
625 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1061 2001 Kanji
3n12.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-10 SKIP code
2-3-12 SKIP code
9080.6 Four corner code
1-30-62 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8cde Unicode hex code