Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
likeness, like, such as, as if, better, best, equal
Kun:
ごと.し
On:
ジョニョ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1704 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 如才ない 【ジョサイナイ】 tactful, adroit, shrewd, clever, smart, affable
  • 如月 【キサラギ】 second month of the lunar calendar
  • 欠如 【ケツジョ】 lack, absence, shortage, deficiency, privation
  • 躍如 【ヤクジョ】 vivid, lifelike, graphic
  • 如 【ニョ】 tathata (the ultimate nature of all things)
  • 如実 【ニョジツ】 reality, actuality, actual conditions, true situation, faithful representation, vivid depiction, ultimate reality, absolute truth
  • 一如 【イチニョ】 oneness
  • 形影一如 【ケイエイイチニョ】 being inseparable as a form and its shadow, a person's deed mirrors the good or evil of his mind, husband and wife being never apart

Kun reading compounds

  • 如し 【ごとし】 like, as if, the same as

Readings

Japanese names:
き、 ね、 ゆき、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ru2
Korean:
yeo

Spanish

  • análogo
  • parecido
  • tal como
  • igual a
  • obedecer

Portuguese

  • semelhança
  • gostar
  • tal como
  • como se
  • melhor
  • igual

French

  • ressemblance
  • comme
  • comme si
  • mieux
  • meilleur
  • égal
  • similaire
  • paraître
1383 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1521 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1189 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1539 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1184 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
412 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1747 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1870 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1441 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
433 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
239 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
154 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
183 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
101 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6060 Morohashi
207 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1178 New Nelson (John Haig)
100 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
104 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
337 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1069 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1777 2001 Kanji
3e3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-3 SKIP code
4640.0 Four corner code
1-39-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5982 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
Variants:
method, law, rule, principle, model, system
Kun:
のり
On:
ホウハッホッフラン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
100 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 法 【ホウ】 law, act, principle, method, mood, dharma, law
  • 法律 【ホウリツ】 law
  • 司法 【シホウ】 administration of justice
  • 弘法 【グホウ】 spreading Buddhist teachings
  • 法被 【ハッピ】 happi coat, happy coat, workman's livery coat, traditional Japanese straight-sleeved coat
  • 法度 【ハット】 law, ban, prohibition, ordinance
  • 法師 【ホウシ】 Buddhist priest, bonze, layman dressed like a priest, person
  • 法華経 【ホケキョウ】 Lotus Sutra

Kun reading compounds

  • 法 【のり】 rule, law, regulation, model, pattern, teachings of Buddha, Buddhist doctrine, transverse measurement, measurement across, side-slope, slope
  • 法の筵 【のりのむしろ】 preaching place
  • 内法 【うちのり】 inside measure
  • 外法 【そとのり】 outside measurements

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fa3, fa4
Korean:
beob

Spanish

  • método
  • ley
  • doctrina

Portuguese

  • método
  • lei
  • regra
  • princípio
  • modelo
  • sistema

French

  • méthode
  • loi
  • règle
  • principe
  • modèle
  • système
513 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
612 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
584 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
145 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2535 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
213 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
676 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
824 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
123 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
123 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
518 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1181 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
391 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
248 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
295 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
758 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17290 Morohashi
333 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3107 New Nelson (John Haig)
751 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
813 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
100 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
516 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
371 2001 Kanji
3a5.20 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3413.1 Four corner code
1-43-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6cd5 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
darkness, disappear, shade, informal, grow dark, be blinded
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
1040 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 暗 【アン】 darkness
  • 暗記 【アンキ】 memorization, memorisation, learning by heart
  • 明暗 【メイアン】 light and darkness, light and shade
  • 冥暗 【メイアン】 gloom, shade

Kun reading compounds

  • 暗い 【くらい】 dark, gloomy, murky, depressed, dispirited, down in the dumps, dark (mood), dark (in colour), dull, ill-boding, dark (e.g. past), suspicious, unlikely (to succeed), hopeless, unpromising, unfamiliar (with), ignorant (of)
  • 暗い過去 【くらいかこ】 shadowy past, murky past
  • 眩む 【くらむ】 to be dazzled by, to be dizzied by, to be disoriented by, to be lost in (greed, lust, etc.), to become dark
  • 暮れる 【くれる】 to get dark, to grow dark, to end (of a day, year, season, etc.), to come to an end, to close, to be sunk in (e.g. despair), to be lost in (e.g. thought), to be overcome with

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
an4
Korean:
am

Spanish

  • oscuro
  • poco claro
  • memorizar
  • sombrío

Portuguese

  • escuridão
  • desaparecer
  • sombra
  • informal
  • escurecer
  • cegar

French

  • obscurité
  • disparaître
  • ombre
  • informel
  • s'assombrir
  • être aveuglé
154 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
243 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
224 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1044 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2154 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
576 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
191 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1883 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
348 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
348 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
107 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
992 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1273 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
689 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
921 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
491 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14065 Morohashi
1010 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2503 New Nelson (John Haig)
480 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
519 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
415 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3878 2001 Kanji
4c9.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-9 SKIP code
6006.1 Four corner code
1-16-37 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6697 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
evening, sunset
Parts:
night, evening
Kun:
よる
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
487 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 夜 【ヤ】 counter for nights
  • 夜間 【ヤカン】 night, nighttime
  • 徹夜 【テツヤ】 staying up all night
  • 同夜 【ドウヤ】 the same night, that night

Kun reading compounds

  • 夜 【よる】 evening, night, dinner
  • 夜明け 【よあけ】 dawn, daybreak
  • 幾夜 【いくよ】 how many nights, some nights, several nights, a number of nights
  • 毎夜 【まいよ】 every evening, every night
  • 夜 【よる】 evening, night, dinner
  • 夜遅く 【よるおそく】 late at night, at a late hour
  • 御寝 【およる】 sleep, rest
  • 水晶の夜 【すいしょうのよる】 Kristallnacht (night of concerted violence against Jews in Germany and Austria from November 9-10, 1938)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ye4
Korean:
ya

Spanish

  • noche
  • tarde

Portuguese

  • noite
  • à noite

French

  • nuit
  • soirée
144 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
232 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
212 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
258 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
298 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
336 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
150 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
766 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.17 Japanese for Busy People
471 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
479 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
93 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
406 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2550 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1301 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1770 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1046 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5763 Morohashi
2056 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1129 New Nelson (John Haig)
1037 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1115 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
318 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
169 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
467 2001 Kanji
2j6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-6 SKIP code
3-4-4 SKIP code
3-3-5 SKIP code
0024.7 Four corner code
1-44-75 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
591c Unicode hex code