Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:

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Kun reading compounds

  • 姥 【うば】 elderly woman, noh mask of an old woman
  • 姥魚 【うばうお】 Aspasma minima (species of clingfish)
  • 山姥 【やまうば】 mountain witch
  • 高砂の尉と姥 【たかさごのじょうとうば】 (Japanese) Darby and Joan

Readings

Chinese:
mu3, lao3
Korean:
mo

Spanish

Portuguese

French

1213 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1090 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
420 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
314 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
6216 Morohashi
1212 New Nelson (John Haig)
2204 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2316 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3e6.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
4441.1 Four corner code
17-24 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
59e5 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
sign 示 (礻)
Parts:
gods, mind, soul
Kun:
かみかん-こう-
On:
シンジン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
347 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 神 【シン】 spirit, psyche, god, deity, divinity, kami
  • 神学 【シンガク】 theology
  • 鬼神 【キシン】 fierce god
  • 海神 【カイシン】 sea god, Poseidon, Neptune
  • 神 【シン】 spirit, psyche, god, deity, divinity, kami
  • 神宮 【ジングウ】 high-status Shinto shrine with connection to imperial family, imperial Shinto shrine
  • 天神 【テンジン】 heavenly god, heavenly gods, spirit of Sugawara no Michizane, Tenmangu shrine (dedicated to Michizane's spirit), pit of a dried plum, dried plum, tenjin hairstyle, prostitute of the second-highest class (Edo period)
  • 石神 【シャクジン】 stone which is worshipped, image of a god in stone

Kun reading compounds

  • 神 【かみ】 god, deity, divinity, spirit, kami, incredible, fantastic, amazing, emperor of Japan, thunder
  • 神様 【かみさま】 God, god, ace, king, superior person, god (amongst men)
  • 大神 【おおかみ】 god
  • ギ神 【ギかみ】 Greek mythology

Readings

Japanese names:
か、 かぐ、 かな、 かも、 くま、 こ、 こは、 だま、 み
Chinese:
shen2
Korean:
sin

Spanish

  • dios
  • alma

Portuguese

  • Deus
  • mente
  • alma
  • divindade
  • divino

French

  • divinité
  • esprit
  • âme
257 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
340 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
324 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
229 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3245 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
205 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
774 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
853 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
310 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
310 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
586 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1422 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1143 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
615 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
821 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1128 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24673P Morohashi
912 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4087 New Nelson (John Haig)
1119 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1200 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
191 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
333 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
655 2001 Kanji
4e5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-5 SKIP code
3520.6 Four corner code
31-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
795e Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
large, big
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
7 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 大 【ダイ】 the large part of, big, large, great, approximate size, no larger than, -university, large (e.g. serving size), loud (e.g. volume setting)
  • 大英博物館 【ダイエイハクブツカン】 British Museum
  • 国大 【コクダイ】 national university
  • 電通大 【デンツウダイ】 University of Electro-Communications
  • 大 【タイ】 nth year in the Taishō era (1912.7.30-1926.12.25)
  • 大尉 【タイイ】 captain (Army, U.S. Marine Corps, USAF), lieutenant (Navy), flight lieutenant (RAF, RAAF, RNZAF, etc.)
  • 負荷増大 【フカゾウタイ】 load increase
  • 御大 【オンタイ】 boss, governor, headman

Kun reading compounds

  • 大きい 【おおきい】 big, large, great, loud, extensive, spacious, important, decisive, valuable, older, grown up

Readings

Japanese names:
うふ、 お、 おう、 た、 たかし、 とも、 はじめ、 ひろ、 ひろし、 まさ、 まさる、 もと、 わ
Chinese:
da4, dai4
Korean:
dae, da, tae

Spanish

  • grande
  • muy
  • mucho

Portuguese

  • grande
  • enorme

French

  • grand
22 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
25 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
53 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
7 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1171 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
32 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
40 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
48 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
26 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
26 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
87 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
408 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4224 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2133 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2882 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
108 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5831 Morohashi
3416 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1133 New Nelson (John Haig)
107 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
112 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
5 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
14 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1463 2001 Kanji
0a3.18 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-4 SKIP code
4003.0 Four corner code
34-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5927 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
Shinto shrine, constellations, palace, princess
Kun:
みや
On:
キュウグウクウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N1
367 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 宮 【キュウ】 palace, tonic (of the Japanese and Chinese pentatonic scale), ancient Chinese punishment (castration for men, or confinement for women), zodiacal sign
  • 宮中 【キュウチュウ】 imperial court
  • 離宮 【リキュウ】 imperial villa, royal villa, detached palace
  • 巨蟹宮 【キョカイキュウ】 Cancer (4th zodiacal sign), the Crab
  • 宮司 【グウジ】 chief priest
  • 宮寺 【グウジ】 Buddhist temple within a Shinto shrine
  • 二宮 【ニグウ】 the Two Ise Shrines
  • 東宮 【トウグウ】 crown prince
  • 宮内庁 【クナイチョウ】 Imperial Household Agency
  • 宮内 【クナイ】 inside the Imperial Palace, Department of the Imperial Household
  • 月宮 【ゲッキュウ】 moon palace of the Hindu god Chandra
  • 夙 【シュク】 outcasts common around the Kyoto region from the Kamakura period to the Edo period
  • 内宮 【ナイクウ】 Inner Ise Shrine
  • 外宮 【ゲクウ】 outer shrine of the Ise Grand Shrine

Kun reading compounds

  • 宮 【みや】 shrine, palace, imperial residence, Imperial prince, Imperial princess, headboard with built-in shelves, drawers, etc., temple
  • 宮家 【みやけ】 house of a prince of the blood
  • 若宮 【わかみや】 young imperial prince, child of the imperial family, shrine dedicated to a child of the god of the main shrine, newly built shrine (to which a divided tutelary deity has just been transferred)
  • 大宮 【おおみや】 imperial palace, shrine, Grand Empress Dowager, Empress Dowager, woman of imperial lineage who has borne a child, elderly woman of imperial lineage

Readings

Japanese names:
ぐ、 み
Chinese:
gong1
Korean:
gung

Spanish

  • príncipe
  • familia imperial
  • santuario

Portuguese

  • Templo Shinto
  • constelação
  • palácio
  • princesa

French

  • sanctuaire
  • constellations
  • palais
  • princesse
374 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
274 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
256 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
419 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1310 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
546 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1209 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1184 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
721 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
734 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
929 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
482 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2828 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1459 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1964 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1042 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7156 Morohashi
2274 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1336 New Nelson (John Haig)
1033 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1110 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
353 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
777 2001 Kanji
3m7.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-7 SKIP code
3060.6 Four corner code
21-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bae Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
广
transit, ford, ferry, cross, import, deliver, diameter, migrate
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
446 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 渡航 【トコウ】 voyage, passage, travelling
  • 渡欧 【トオウ】 going to Europe
  • 過渡 【カト】 crossing, ferry, transient, changing old to new
  • 譲渡 【ジョウト】 transfer, assignment, conveyance

Kun reading compounds

  • 渡る 【わたる】 to cross over, to go across, to extend, to cover, to range, to span
  • 渡る世間に鬼はない 【わたるせけんにおにはない】 all people aren't evil, don't distrust everyone, there is kindness to be found everywhere
  • 渡す 【わたす】 to ferry across (e.g. a river), to carry across, to traverse, to lay across, to build across, to hand over, to hand in, to pass, to give, to transfer

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 たり、 わたな、 わたら、 わたり
Chinese:
du4
Korean:
do

Spanish

  • vadear
  • cruzar
  • pasar
  • emigrar
  • entregar

Portuguese

  • transito
  • vau
  • balsa
  • cruzar
  • importar
  • entregar
  • diâmetro
  • emigrar

French

  • transit
  • gué
  • bac
  • traversée
  • import
  • livrer
  • diamètre
  • migrer
1636 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
615 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2635 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
897 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
695 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1586 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.14 Japanese for Busy People
378 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
379 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
205 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1225 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
746 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
445 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
560 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1203 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17765 Morohashi
611 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3247 New Nelson (John Haig)
1195 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1279 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1561 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
367 2001 Kanji
3a9.35 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
1-3-8 SKIP code
3014.7 Four corner code
37-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6e21 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
step
Parts:
honorable, manipulate, govern
Kun:
おん-お-み-
On:
ギョ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
1087 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 御 【ギョ】 honorific affix, honorific prefix
  • 御苑 【ギョエン】 imperial garden
  • 自動制御 【ジドウセイギョ】 automatic control
  • 構成制御 【コウセイセイギョ】 configuration control
  • 御 【ゴ】 honorific/polite/humble prefix, honorific suffix
  • 御所 【ゴショ】 old imperial palace
  • 甥御 【オイゴ】 (another person's) nephew
  • 大御 【オオイゴ】 older lady

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
yu4
Korean:
eo, a

Spanish

  • prefijo honorífico
  • manipular
  • gobernar

Portuguese

  • honrado
  • manipular
  • governar

French

  • honorable
  • diriger
  • contrôler
1158 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
620 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1628 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
924 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
524 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1572 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
708 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
721 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
919 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
632 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
703 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
422 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
529 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1410 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10157X Morohashi
577 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1761 New Nelson (John Haig)
1398 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1500 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
371 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1530 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2044 2001 Kanji
3i9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
2722.0 Four corner code
24-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5fa1 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
sign 示 (礻)
Parts:
ritual, offer prayers, celebrate, deify, enshrine, worship
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
1124 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 祭典 【サイテン】 festival
  • 祭壇 【サイダン】 altar
  • 葬祭 【ソウサイ】 funerals and ceremonial occasions
  • 慰霊祭 【イレイサイ】 memorial service

Kun reading compounds

  • 祭る 【まつる】 to deify, to enshrine, to pray, to worship
  • 祭 【まつり】 festival, feast, harassment by an Internet pitchfork mob, online shaming, flaming
  • 祭り上げる 【まつりあげる】 to set up (in high position), to kick upstairs, to hold sacred, to worship
  • 秋祭り 【あきまつり】 autumn festival, fall festival
  • 葵祭 【あおいまつり】 Aoi Festival (Kyoto, May 15), Aoi Matsuri
  • 祭 【まつり】 festival, feast, harassment by an Internet pitchfork mob, online shaming, flaming
  • 祭り上げる 【まつりあげる】 to set up (in high position), to kick upstairs, to hold sacred, to worship
  • 秋祭り 【あきまつり】 autumn festival, fall festival
  • 葵祭 【あおいまつり】 Aoi Festival (Kyoto, May 15), Aoi Matsuri

Readings

Chinese:
ji4, zhai4
Korean:
je, chae

Spanish

  • celebración
  • fiesta
  • venerar
  • adorar

Portuguese

  • Festival
  • ritual
  • oferecer orações
  • celebrar
  • deificar
  • santificar
  • adorar

French

  • rituel
  • fête
  • prières
  • célébration
  • déifier
  • enchâsser
  • adoration
400 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
299 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
283 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
899 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3247 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
423 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
775 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1467 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
617 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
627 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
473 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1414 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3311 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1715 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2329 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1111 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24700 Morohashi
2672 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4092 New Nelson (John Haig)
1102 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1183 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
371 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2541 2001 Kanji
4e6.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-5 SKIP code
2-7-4 SKIP code
2790.1 Four corner code
26-55 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
796d Unicode hex code