Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
attractive, bewitching, calamity
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
1964 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 妖精 【ヨウセイ】 fairy, sprite, elf
  • 妖怪 【ヨウカイ】 ghost, apparition, phantom, spectre, specter, demon, monster, goblin, yōkai
  • 大妖 【タイヨウ】 great demon, ghostly giant
  • 天変地夭 【テンペンチヨウ】 natural disaster

Kun reading compounds

  • 妖しい 【あやしい】 mysterious, bewitching, alluring, enticing, enchanting

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yao1
Korean:
yo

Spanish

  • sospechoso
  • dudoso
  • hechicero
  • cautivador

Portuguese

French

1888 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1198 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1884 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
282 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
212 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
6086 Morohashi
1190 New Nelson (John Haig)
2078 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
458 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3e4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
4243.4 Four corner code
1-45-37 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5996 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
Variants:
suspicious, mystery, apparition
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1634 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 怪 【カイ】 mystery, wonder
  • 怪獣 【カイジュウ】 monster
  • 奇々怪々 【キキカイカイ】 very strange, bizarre, weird, mysterious
  • 夜道怪 【ヤドウカイ】 folk monster who wanders at night injuring and kidnapping people
  • 怪我 【ケガ】 injury, wound, mistake, accident, loss
  • けが人 【ケガニン】 wounded person, injured person
  • 物怪 【モッケ】 unexpected
  • 物の怪 【モノノケ】 (vengeful) ghost, specter, spectre

Kun reading compounds

  • 怪しい 【あやしい】 suspicious, dubious, questionable, dodgy, shady, fishy, doubtful, unsure, uncertain, unlikely, implausible, untrustworthy, unreliable, clumsy, awkward, shaky, poor, strange, weird, eerie, spooky, uncanny, ominous (e.g. weather), threatening, dangerous (e.g. financial situation), uncertain, suspicious (of a potential amorous relation), mysterious, bewitching, alluring, enticing, enchanting
  • 怪しい手つきで 【あやしいてつきで】 clumsily, with clumsy hands
  • 怪しむ 【あやしむ】 to suspect

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
guai4
Korean:
goe

Spanish

  • desconfiado
  • receloso
  • misterio
  • fantasma
  • sospechoso
  • desconfiar
  • recelar
  • dudar
  • sospechar

Portuguese

  • Suspeito
  • mistério
  • aparição

French

  • méfiant
  • mystère
  • apparition
1061 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1367 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1665 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1176 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1291 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1476 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1573 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1450 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
809 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
354 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
220 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
264 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
723 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10483 Morohashi
297 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1821 New Nelson (John Haig)
716 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
773 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1172 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1172 2001 Kanji
4k5.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
9701.4 Four corner code
1-18-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
602a Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
go
Parts:
Variants:
unusual, change, strange
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
238 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 変 【ヘン】 strange, odd, peculiar, weird, curious, queer, eccentric, funny, suspicious, fishy, unexpected, change, incident, disturbance, disaster, accident, flat
  • 変化 【ヘンカ】 change, variation, alteration, mutation, transition, transformation, transfiguration, metamorphosis, variety, diversity, inflection, declension, conjugation, sidestepping
  • 政変 【セイヘン】 political disturbance, political change, change of government, political upheaval, overthrowing of a government, coup d'état, coup, revolution
  • 異変 【イヘン】 unusual event, strange occurrence, strange phenomenon, something abnormal, change (for the worse), accident, disaster

Kun reading compounds

  • 変わる 【かわる】 to change, to be transformed, to be altered, to vary, to move to, to be different, to be uncommon, to be unusual
  • 変わり 【かわり】 change, alteration, difference, distinction, something wrong, abnormality, unusual event, accident, incident
  • 変わり種 【かわりだね】 something out of the ordinary, variant, variety, exception, novelty, person with an unusual character or background, unique figure, exceptional type, eccentric, oddball
  • 変える 【かえる】 to change, to alter, to transform, to convert, to turn, to vary, to reform, to revise, to amend

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bian4
Korean:
byeon

Spanish

  • inusual
  • extraño
  • cambio
  • cambiar
  • alterar
  • modificar

Portuguese

  • raro
  • mudança
  • estranhar

French

  • insolite
  • étrange
  • changer
509 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
609 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
581 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
324 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
306 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
191 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
443 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
970 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
257 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
257 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
222 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
401 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2569 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1311 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1782 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1761 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5703 Morohashi
2069 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1119 New Nelson (John Haig)
1745 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1882 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
254 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
532 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
467 2001 Kanji
2j7.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
2-6-3 SKIP code
0024.7 Four corner code
0040.7 Four corner code
1-42-49 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5909 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
spoon
Parts:
change, take the form of, influence, enchant, delude, -ization
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
89 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 化 【カ】 action of making something, -ification
  • 化学 【カガク】 chemistry
  • 機械化 【キカイカ】 mechanization, mechanisation, computerization
  • 民営化 【ミンエイカ】 privatization, privatisation
  • 化粧 【ケショウ】 make-up, makeup, cosmetics, decoration, dressing, veneer
  • 化粧水 【ケショウスイ】 skin lotion, face lotion
  • 応化 【オウゲ】 assumption of a suitable form (by a buddha or bodhisattva)
  • 教化 【キョウケ】 guidance, teaching people and leading them to Buddhism

Kun reading compounds

  • 化ける 【ばける】 to take the form of (esp. in ref. to a spirit, fox, raccoon dog, etc.), to assume the shape of, to turn oneself into, to transform oneself into, to disguise oneself as, to change radically, to metamorphose, to improve unexpectedly and dramatically (esp. of an actor, artist, rikishi, etc.)
  • 化かす 【ばかす】 to bewitch, to confuse, to enchant, to delude
  • 老ける 【ふける】 to age, to grow old (esp. in appearance), to show marks of age

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hua4
Korean:
hwa

Spanish

  • cambiar
  • transformarse
  • modificarse
  • disfrazarse

Portuguese

  • mudança
  • tomar a forma de
  • influência
  • encantar
  • iludir
  • seduzir
  • -isação

French

  • transformation
  • prendre la forme de
  • maquillage
  • influence
  • fantôme
  • enchanter
  • tromper
  • chimie
  • -isation
163 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
258 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
238 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
100 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
350 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
76 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
378 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
56 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.19 Japanese for Busy People
254 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
254 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
414 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
55 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
22 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
12 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
12 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1017 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2572X Morohashi
21 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
580 New Nelson (John Haig)
1008 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1083 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
104 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
242 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2156 2001 Kanji
2a2.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-2 SKIP code
2121.0 Four corner code
2421.0 Four corner code
1-18-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5316 Unicode hex code