Jisho

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10 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
Variants:
princess
Kun:
ひめひめ-
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1566 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 舞姫 【マイヒメ】 female dancer, dancing girl, danseuse
  • 寵姫 【チョウキ】 one's favorite mistress, one's favourite mistress

Kun reading compounds

  • 姫 【ひめ】 young lady of noble birth, princess (esp. in Western contexts, tales, etc.), girl, small, cute, lesser (in names of species), prostitute
  • 姫君 【ひめぎみ】 daughter of a person of high rank (i.e. a king, noble, aristocrat, etc.)
  • 歌姫 【うたひめ】 songstress, diva
  • 舞姫 【まいひめ】 female dancer, dancing girl, danseuse

Readings

Chinese:
ji1
Korean:
heui

Spanish

  • princesa

Portuguese

  • princesa

French

  • princesse
1738 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1534 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1216 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1220 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1191 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1358 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1757 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1882 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1868 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
445 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
489 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
303 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
368 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
857 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6229 Morohashi
407 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1217 New Nelson (John Haig)
849 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
912 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1320 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1775 2001 Kanji
3e7.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
4141.7 Four corner code
41-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
59eb Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
Variants:
commence, begin
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
244 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 始発 【シハツ】 first departure (of the day: train, bus, etc.), first train, first bus, departing one's home station (of a train, bus, etc.)
  • 始業 【シギョウ】 start of work, commencement, opening
  • 年始 【ネンシ】 beginning of the year, new year, New Year's call, New Year's greetings
  • 創始 【ソウシ】 creation, founding, initiating

Kun reading compounds

  • 始める 【はじめる】 to start, to begin, to commence, to initiate, to originate, to start up (a business, society, etc.), to open (e.g. a store), to establish, to start ..., to begin to ...
  • 始まる 【はじまる】 to begin, to start, to commence, to happen (again), to begin (anew), to date (from), to originate (in)

Readings

Japanese names:
もと
Chinese:
shi3
Korean:
si

Spanish

  • comenzar
  • empezar
  • empezar (trans.)
  • empezar (intrans.)

Portuguese

  • iniciar
  • começar

French

  • commencer
  • débuter
225 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
304 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
288 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
465 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1208 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
545 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
155 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1092 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
494 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
503 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
129 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
439 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
335 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
211 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
252 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
755 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6166 Morohashi
281 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1203 New Nelson (John Haig)
747 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
809 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
321 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
299 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1777 2001 Kanji
3e5.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
4346.0 Four corner code
27-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
59cb Unicode hex code