Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
Variants:
exquisite, strange, queer, mystery, miracle, excellent, delicate, charming
Kun:
たえ
On:
ミョウビョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1122 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 妙 【ミョウ】 strange, weird, odd, curious, wonder, mystery, miracle, excellence, cleverness, adroitness, knack, skill
  • 妙案 【ミョウアン】 ingenious idea, excellent plan, bright idea
  • 絶妙 【ゼツミョウ】 exquisite, superb, perfect, miraculous
  • 軽妙 【ケイミョウ】 light and easy, lambent, clever, witty, smart
  • 神妙 【シンミョウ】 meek, quiet, docile, humble, faithful, obedient, mysterious, marvelous, marvellous

Kun reading compounds

  • 妙なる 【たえなる】 exquisite (e.g. melody), melodious, delicate, enchanting
  • 妙なる調べ 【たえなるしらべ】 enchanting melody, sweet tune
  • 白妙 【しろたえ】 white cloth, white

Readings

Chinese:
miao4
Korean:
myo

Spanish

  • exquisito
  • encantador
  • admirable
  • extraño
  • raro
  • misterioso
  • joven

Portuguese

  • estranho
  • seleto
  • afeminado
  • mistério
  • milagre
  • charmoso
  • delicado
  • excelente

French

  • bizarre
  • surprenant
  • mystère
  • merveilleux
  • excellent
  • exquis
  • délicat
  • charmant
1841 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1045 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1199 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1321 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1188 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
614 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1154 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1209 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1150 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
437 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
280 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
176 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
210 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
124 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6090 Morohashi
239 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1191 New Nelson (John Haig)
123 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
130 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1114 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1760 2001 Kanji
3e4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
4942.0 Four corner code
44-15 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5999 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
see
Parts:
see, hopes, chances, idea, opinion, look at, visible
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
22 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 見 【ケン】 view (of life, etc.), outlook
  • 見解 【ケンカイ】 opinion, point of view
  • 後見 【コウケン】 guardianship, guardian, (theatrical) assistant, prompter
  • 政見 【セイケン】 political views

Kun reading compounds

  • 見る 【みる】 to see, to look, to watch, to view, to observe, to look over, to look on, to assess, to examine, to judge, to look after, to keep an eye on, to take care of, to view (e.g. flowers, movie), to try, to try out, to test, to see that..., to find that...
  • 見る見る 【みるみる】 very fast, in a twinkle, before one's eyes
  • 見える 【みえる】 to be seen, to be in sight, to look, to seem, to appear, to come
  • 見える化 【みえるか】 visualization, rendering visible (e.g. a problem), digitization
  • 見せる 【みせる】 to show, to display

Readings

Chinese:
jian4, xian4
Korean:
gyeon, hyeon

Spanish

  • vista
  • ver
  • esperanza
  • idea
  • opinión
  • observar
  • ser visto
  • estar a la vista
  • poder verse
  • mostrar

Portuguese

  • ver
  • esperanças
  • oportunidades
  • idéia
  • opinião
  • olhar
  • visíveis

French

  • regarder
  • voir
  • visible
  • espoirs
  • chances
  • idée
  • opinion
67 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
31 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
18 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
48 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4284 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
23 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
84 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
518 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
63 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
63 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
139 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1643 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3151 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1615 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2201 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
57 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34796 Morohashi
2544 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5522 New Nelson (John Haig)
57 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
61 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
20 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
62 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3957 2001 Kanji
5c2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-2 SKIP code
6021.0 Four corner code
24-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
898b Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
kind of grass, sacred tree
On:
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
2086 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 菩薩 【ボサツ】 bodhisattva, one who has reached enlightenment but vows to save all beings before becoming a buddha, High Monk (title bestowed by the imperial court), title bestowed to Shinto kami in manifestation theory
  • 菩提 【ボダイ】 bodhi, enlightenment, happiness in the next world

Readings

Chinese:
pu2
Korean:
bo

Spanish

  • sonido 'bo' en sánscrito

Portuguese

French

3978 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2868 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1992 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
31205X Morohashi
5093 New Nelson (John Haig)
2957 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2963 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3k8.21 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-8 SKIP code
2-4-8 SKIP code
4460.1 Four corner code
42-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
83e9 Unicode hex code

17 strokes (also 16)
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
salvation, Buddha
On:
サツサチ
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
1984 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • さつま芋 【サツマイモ】 sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas)
  • 薩英戦争 【サツエイセンソウ】 Anglo-Satsuma War (1863)
  • 菩薩 【ボサツ】 bodhisattva, one who has reached enlightenment but vows to save all beings before becoming a buddha, High Monk (title bestowed by the imperial court), title bestowed to Shinto kami in manifestation theory
  • 観自在菩薩 【カンジザイボサツ】 Avalokiteshvara (Bodhisattva), Avalokitesvara, Kannon, Kwannon, Guanyin, Buddhist deity of compassion
  • 菩薩 【ボサツ】 bodhisattva, one who has reached enlightenment but vows to save all beings before becoming a buddha, High Monk (title bestowed by the imperial court), title bestowed to Shinto kami in manifestation theory

Readings

Japanese names:
さっ
Chinese:
sa4
Korean:
sal

Spanish

  • Buda
  • sonido 'satsu' en sánscrito

Portuguese

French

4066 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
2684 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3016 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2104 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
32189P Morohashi
5217 New Nelson (John Haig)
2956 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2962 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3k13.14 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-14 SKIP code
2-4-14 SKIP code
4421.4 Four corner code
27-7 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
85a9 Unicode hex code