Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
guy, slave, manservant, fellow
Kun:
やつやっこ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1932 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 奴隷 【ドレイ】 slave, servant, slavery
  • 奴隷制 【ドレイセイ】 slavery
  • 売国奴 【バイコクド】 traitor (to one's country), quisling
  • 農奴 【ノウド】 serf

Kun reading compounds

  • 奴 【やつ】 fellow, guy, chap, thing, object, he, she, him, her
  • 臣 【やつこ】 slave, retainer, servant, captive, varlet, I, me
  • 其奴 【そいつ】 he, she, that person, that guy, that fellow, that, that one, that thing
  • 彼奴 【あいつ】 he, she, that guy, that, that one, that thing
  • 奴 【やっこ】 servant (esp. a samurai's attendant), chivalrous man (Edo period), cubed tofu (often served cold), kite shaped like an Edo-period footman, Edo-period hairstyle worn by samurai's attendants, enslavement (of a woman; Edo-period punishment for her own or her husband's crime), he, she, him, her
  • 奴頭 【やっこあたま】 Edo-period hairstyle worn by samurai's attendants
  • 輪抜奴 【わぬけやっこ】 bluering angelfish (Pomacanthus annularis)
  • 三下奴 【さんしたやっこ】 petty underling, small fry

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
nu2
Korean:
no

Spanish

  • esclavo
  • criado
  • siervo
  • individuo
  • desprecio
  • insulto

Portuguese

  • serva
  • escrava
  • dama de companhia

French

  • mec
  • type
  • esclave
  • valet
  • suffixe insultant
1638 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1891 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1186 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1869 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
256 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1933 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2118 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1871 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
431 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
217 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
136 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
164 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
709 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6039 Morohashi
187 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1174 New Nelson (John Haig)
702 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
758 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1045 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1767 2001 Kanji
3e2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-2 SKIP code
4744.0 Four corner code
1-37-59 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5974 Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
slave, capture
Parts:
Variants:
slave, servant, prisoner, criminal, follower
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2009 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 隷 【レイ】 clerical script (ancient, highly angular style of kanji)
  • 隷属 【レイゾク】 subordination, servitude, servility, vassalage, slavery, subordinate, underling
  • 性奴隷 【セイドレイ】 sex slave, sexual slavery
  • 性的奴隷 【セイテキドレイ】 sex slave, sexual slavery

Kun reading compounds

  • 僕 【しもべ】 servant, manservant, menial

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
li4
Korean:
rye

Spanish

  • servir
  • criado
  • sirviente
  • tipografía de escritura para kanjis

Portuguese

  • escravo
  • servo
  • prisioneiro
  • criminosso
  • seguidor

French

  • esclave
  • serviteur
  • prisonnier
  • criminel
  • adepte
1924 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1910 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5026 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1873 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1934 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2119 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1872 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1848 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2201 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1151 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1563 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2053 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41928 Morohashi
1751 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6490 New Nelson (John Haig)
2036 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2192 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1863 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1442 2001 Kanji
4e11.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-8 SKIP code
4593.2 Four corner code
1-46-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96b7 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
horn
Parts:
Variants:
unravel, notes, key, explanation, understanding, untie, undo, solve, answer, cancel, absolve, explain, minute
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
176 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 解 【カイ】 solution (of an equation, inequality, etc.), root (e.g. of a polynomial), solution (to a given problem), answer, explanation, interpretation
  • 解決 【カイケツ】 settlement, solution, resolution
  • 理解 【リカイ】 understanding, comprehension, appreciation, sympathy
  • 誤解 【ゴカイ】 misunderstanding
  • 解熱 【ゲネツ】 lowering a fever, alleviation of fever
  • 解脱 【ゲダツ】 liberation from earthly desires and the woes of man, deliverance of one's soul, moksha, mukti, vimukti
  • 和解 【ワカイ】 reconciliation, amicable settlement, accommodation, compromise, mediation, rapprochement, court-mediated settlement, translation of a foreign language into Japanese
  • 雪消 【ユキゲ】 snow melting, water from melting snow

Kun reading compounds

  • 解く 【とく】 to untie, to unfasten, to unwrap, to undo, to unbind, to unpack, to unsew, to unstitch, to solve, to work out, to answer, to dispel (misunderstanding, etc.), to clear up, to remove (suspicion), to appease, to dissolve (a contract), to cancel, to remove (a prohibition), to lift (a ban), to raise (a siege), to release (from duty), to relieve, to dismiss, to comb (out), to card, to untangle (hair)
  • 溶かす 【とかす】 to dissolve, to melt
  • 梳かす 【とかす】 to comb out, to brush, to untangle, to unravel
  • 解ける 【とける】 to be solved, to be resolved, to loosen, to come untied, to come undone, to be removed (of restrictions), to be lifted (e.g. a ban), to be broken (spells, curses, etc.), to dissipate (of anger, tension, etc.), to melt away, to ease, to be appeased, to be resolved (of a dispute, misunderstanding, etc.), to be cleared up
  • 溶ける 【とける】 to melt, to thaw, to fuse, to dissolve
  • 解く 【ほどく】 to undo, to untie, to unfasten, to unlace, to unravel, to loosen, to unpack
  • 解ける 【ほどける】 to come loose, to come untied, to come undone, to unravel, to loosen up (e.g. tension)
  • 分かる 【わかる】 to understand, to comprehend, to grasp, to see, to get, to follow, to become clear, to be known, to be discovered, to be realized, to be realised, to be found out, I know!, I think so too!

Readings

Japanese names:
さとる、 とけ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jie3, jie4, xie4
Korean:
hae, gae

Spanish

  • desenredar
  • desatar
  • liberar
  • aclarar
  • resolver
  • peinarse
  • aflojar

Portuguese

  • solucionar
  • notas
  • chave
  • explicação
  • compreensão
  • desamarrar
  • desfazer
  • resolveer
  • resposta
  • cancelar
  • absolver
  • explicar
  • deta

French

  • délier
  • notes
  • clé
  • explication
  • compréhension
  • défaire
  • résoudre
  • répondre
  • annuler
  • absoudre
  • expliquer
  • minute
567 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
662 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
632 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
192 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4306 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
577 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
892 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1923 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
474 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
482 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
293 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1651 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1913 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1017 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1375 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1831 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35067 Morohashi
1517 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5548 New Nelson (John Haig)
1814 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1955 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
142 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
769 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2555 2001 Kanji
4g9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-6 SKIP code
2725.2 Four corner code
1-18-82 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
89e3 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
rap 攴 (攵)
Parts:
set free, release, fire, shoot, emit, banish, liberate
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
288 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 放送 【ホウソウ】 broadcasting, broadcast, program, announcement
  • 放る 【ホウル】 to throw, to fling, to hurl, to toss, to neglect, to abandon, to leave alone, to give up on, to leave undone, to leave unfinished
  • 開放 【カイホウ】 opening (a door, window, etc.), leaving open, opening up (e.g. to the public), allowing (public) access
  • 解放 【カイホウ】 release, unleashing, liberation, emancipation, setting free, deallocation (of computer memory)

Kun reading compounds

  • 放す 【はなす】 to release, to let go, to free, to set free, to let loose, to turn loose, to add (pieces of eggplant, potato, etc.) to water, broth, etc.
  • 放つ 【はなつ】 to fire (gun, arrow, questions, etc.), to shoot, to hit (e.g. baseball), to break wind, to set free, to release, to let loose, to emit (e.g. light), to give off (e.g. a scent), to send out (a person to carry out a duty), to set fire to
  • 放れる 【はなれる】 to get free (from), to be freed, to be released
  • 放く 【こく】 to let loose (e.g. a fart), to utter (e.g. a lie), to say, to do
  • 放る 【ほうる】 to throw, to fling, to hurl, to toss, to neglect, to abandon, to leave alone, to give up on, to leave undone, to leave unfinished

Readings

Japanese names:
はなれ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fang4
Korean:
bang

Spanish

  • dejar libre
  • soltar
  • liberar
  • emitir
  • separarse
  • abandonar

Portuguese

  • libertar
  • liberação
  • fogo
  • disparar
  • emitir
  • banir
  • liberar

French

  • libérer
  • relâcher
  • renvoyer
  • enflammer
  • bannir
  • émettre
512 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
414 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
391 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
282 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2084 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
287 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
585 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
606 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
512 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
521 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
723 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
935 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1058 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
570 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
754 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
507 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13133 Morohashi
853 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2333 New Nelson (John Haig)
496 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
535 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
325 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
314 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
466 2001 Kanji
4h4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
0824.0 Four corner code
1-42-92 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
653e Unicode hex code