Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
surname
On:
セイショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1628 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 姓 【セイ】 surname, family name, hereditary title (used in ancient Japan to denote rank and political standing)
  • 姓名 【セイメイ】 full name
  • 旧姓 【キュウセイ】 one's original family name, maiden name
  • 同姓 【ドウセイ】 same surname
  • 姓 【セイ】 surname, family name, hereditary title (used in ancient Japan to denote rank and political standing)
  • 俗姓 【ゾクショウ】 secular surname (of a priest)
  • 本百姓 【ホンヒャクショウ】 freeholding farmer, freeholding peasant

Readings

Chinese:
xing4
Korean:
seong

Spanish

  • apellido

Portuguese

  • sobrenome

French

  • nom de famille
1471 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1766 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1203 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1150 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
450 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
846 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1746 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1869 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
598 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
440 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
334 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
209 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
251 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1571 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6178 Morohashi
279 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1196 New Nelson (John Haig)
1557 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1678 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1163 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1772 2001 Kanji
3e5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
4541.0 Four corner code
32-11 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
59d3 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
name, noted, distinguished, reputation
Kun:
-な
On:
メイミョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
177 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 名 【メイ】 counter for people (usu. seating, reservations and such), first name, famous, great, name, noun
  • 名画 【メイガ】 famous picture, masterpiece (painting), film classic
  • 同名 【ドウメイ】 same name, homonym
  • 芸名 【ゲイメイ】 stage name
  • 名目 【メイモク】 name, title, appellation, (something) nominal, (under the) pretext (of), pretense
  • 名字 【ミョウジ】 surname, family name
  • 仮名 【カメイ】 alias, pseudonym, pen name, nom de plume
  • 同名 【ドウメイ】 same name, homonym

Kun reading compounds

  • 名 【な】 name, given name, title, fame, renown, reputation, pretext, pretense, justification, appearance
  • 名残 【なごり】 remains, traces, vestiges, relics, (the sorrow of) parting, end
  • 仮名 【かめい】 alias, pseudonym, pen name, nom de plume
  • 片仮名 【かたかな】 katakana, angular Japanese syllabary used primarily for loanwords

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
ming2
Korean:
myeong

Spanish

  • nombre
  • célebre
  • distinguido
  • reputación

Portuguese

  • nome
  • fama
  • distinção
  • reputação

French

  • nom
  • célèbre
  • fameux
  • réputation
140 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
55 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
71 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
116 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1170 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
131 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
34 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
346 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
82 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
82 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
82 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
285 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2693 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1371 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1857 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
113 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3297 Morohashi
2169 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
716 New Nelson (John Haig)
112 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
117 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
140 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
53 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2577 2001 Kanji
3d3.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
4-6-1 SKIP code
3-3-3 SKIP code
2760.0 Four corner code
44-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
540d Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
one
Parts:
negative, non-, bad, ugly, clumsy
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N4
101 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 不 【フ】 un-, non-, negative prefix
  • 不安 【フアン】 anxiety, uneasiness, worry, apprehension, fear, insecurity, suspense
  • 意味不 【イミフ】 of uncertain meaning, ambiguous, cryptic, nonsensical, incomprehensible, perplexing
  • 無 【ブ】 un-, non-, bad ..., poor ...
  • 不気味 【ブキミ】 weird, ominous, eerie, uncanny, ghastly

Readings

Chinese:
bu4, bu2
Korean:
bu, bul

Spanish

  • prefijo negativo: in-
  • des-

Portuguese

  • Prefixo negativo
  • negativa
  • não
  • feia
  • ruim
  • deselegante

French

  • négation
  • non
  • mauvais
  • laid
  • maladroit
500 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
600 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
572 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
134 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
17 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
130 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
104 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
94 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.18 Japanese for Busy People
94 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
94 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
422 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
10 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4242 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2141 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2890 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1225 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19 Morohashi
3434 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
13 New Nelson (John Haig)
1217 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1302 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
103 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
444 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3154 2001 Kanji
0a4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-1 SKIP code
3-3-1 SKIP code
3-2-2 SKIP code
1090.0 Four corner code
41-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e0d Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
detailed, full, minute, accurate, well-informed
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1178 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 詳報 【ショウホウ】 detailed report, full report, details, particulars
  • 詳細 【ショウサイ】 details, particulars, specifics, detailed, specific, minute, close-up view (of a digitally displayed map), zoomed-in view
  • 不詳 【フショウ】 unknown, unidentified, unspecified
  • 姓名不詳 【セイメイフショウ】 unidentified, name unknown

Kun reading compounds

  • 詳しい 【くわしい】 detailed, full, accurate, knowing very well, well-acquainted, well-informed
  • 詳しい話 【くわしいはなし】 full story, detailed account
  • 詳らか 【つまびらか】 detailed, clear
  • 詳らかでない 【つまびらかでない】 unknown

Readings

Japanese names:
よし
Chinese:
xiang2
Korean:
sang, yang

Spanish

  • detallado
  • minucioso

Portuguese

  • detalhado
  • cheio
  • bem-informado
  • preciso

French

  • détaillé
  • complet
  • précis
  • bien informé
1409 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1172 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4357 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
896 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1752 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1927 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1577 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1683 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
944 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1682 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1926 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1026 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1386 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
556 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35446 Morohashi
1526 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5607 New Nelson (John Haig)
550 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
589 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1667 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3055 2001 Kanji
7a6.12 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-6 SKIP code
0865.1 Four corner code
30-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a73 Unicode hex code