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

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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 (esp. eldest daughter)
  • 歌姫 【うたひめ】 songstress, diva
  • 舞姫 【まいひめ】 female dancer, dancing girl, danseuse

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-41-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
59eb Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
long, grow 長 (镸)
Parts:
Variants:
long, leader, superior, senior
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
12 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 長 【チョウ】 head, chief, leader, elder, merit, strong point, superiority, major
  • 長官 【チョウカン】 secretary (government), director, chief
  • 体長 【タイチョウ】 length (of an animal), body length
  • 医長 【イチョウ】 medical director, chief physician

Kun reading compounds

  • 長い 【ながい】 long (distance, length), long (time), protracted, prolonged
  • 長居 【ながい】 long visit, overstaying
  • 長 【おさ】 head, chief, leader, elder, the greatest of all, the most excellent
  • 長亀 【おさがめ】 leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea)
  • 田長 【たおさ】 master of the rice field, chief farmer, lesser cuckoo (Cuculus poliocephalus)
  • 死出田長 【しでたおさ】 lesser cuckoo (Cuculus poliocephalus)

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 おしゃ、 たかし、 たけ、 な、 は、 ひさ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chang2, zhang3
Korean:
jang

Spanish

  • largo
  • jefe
  • sobresaliente

Portuguese

  • Longo
  • ambicionar
  • líder
  • chefe

French

  • long
  • chef
116 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
189 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
173 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
25 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4938 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
155 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
95 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
939 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.20 Japanese for Busy People
95 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
95 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
89 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1837 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3163 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1626 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2212 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1939 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41100 Morohashi
2556 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6379 New Nelson (John Haig)
1920 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2070 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
90 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
161 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3465 2001 Kanji
0a8.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-3 SKIP code
4-8-1 SKIP code
7173.2 Four corner code
1-36-25 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9577 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
legs
Parts:
beginning, former time, origin
Kun:
もと
On:
ゲンガン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
192 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 元 【ゲン】 unknown (e.g. in an equation), element (of a set), yuan (monetary unit of China), New Taiwan dollar, Yuan dynasty (China, 1271-1368), Yüan dynasty, Mongol dynasty
  • 原価 【ゲンカ】 cost price
  • 中元 【チュウゲン】 15th day of the 7th lunar month, (last day of) Bon lantern festival, mid-year gift, summer gift, Bon Festival gifts
  • 抗原 【コウゲン】 antigen
  • 元日 【ガンジツ】 New Year's Day
  • 元凶 【ゲンキョウ】 ringleader, main culprit, main cause, source

Kun reading compounds

  • 元 【もと】 origin, source, base, basis, foundation, root, cause, ingredient, material, (somebody's) side, (somebody's) location, original cost (or capital, principal, etc.), (plant) root, (tree) trunk, first section of a waka, counter for blades of grass, tree trunks, etc., and for falcons (in falconry), handle (chopsticks, brush, etc.), grip
  • 元 【もと】 former, ex-, past, one-time, earlier times, the past, previous state, formerly, previously, originally, before
  • 家元 【いえもと】 head of a school (of music, dance), head family of a school
  • 胸元 【むなもと】 breast, chest, pit of the stomach, solar plexus, epigastrium

Readings

Japanese names:
ちか、 はじめ、 はる、 ゆき、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yuan2
Korean:
weon

Spanish

  • comienzo
  • principio
  • origen
  • jefe

Portuguese

  • começo
  • tempo anterior
  • origem

French

  • commencement
  • origine
  • ancien temps
68 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
117 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
106 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
328 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
275 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
106 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
121 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
60 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.10 Japanese for Busy People
137 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
137 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
245 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
141 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2428 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1226 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1690 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
59 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1340 Morohashi
1929 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
343 New Nelson (John Haig)
59 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
63 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
408 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
89 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3057 2001 Kanji
0a4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-3 SKIP code
1021.1 Four corner code
1-24-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5143 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
boy, priest's residence, priest
On:
ボウボッ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
1832 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 坊 【ボウ】 bonze, monk, monk's dwelling, boy, son, sonny, I, me, little, person who is ...
  • 坊さん 【ボウサン】 Buddhist priest, monk, boy
  • 本因坊 【ホンインボウ】 Hon'inbō, Honinbo, grand master of the game of go
  • 厨房 【チュウボウ】 kitchen, galley, (Internet) troll
  • 坊ちゃん 【ボッチャン】 son (of others), boy, young master, green young man from a well-to-do family, young man innocent of the ways of the world
  • 坊ちゃん刈り 【ボッチャンガリ】 bowl cut, mushroom cut

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fang1, fang2
Korean:
bang

Spanish

  • chico
  • muchacho
  • sacerdote

Portuguese

  • menino
  • residência do padre
  • padre
  • seu
  • ou seu menino

French

  • garçon
  • prêtre bouddhiste
  • moine
  • résidence du moine
1807 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1203 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1062 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1676 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
430 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
389 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1858 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2014 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
782 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
371 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
274 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
171 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
205 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
503 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4924 Morohashi
233 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
986 New Nelson (John Haig)
492 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
531 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1109 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1445 2001 Kanji
3b4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
4012.7 Four corner code
1-43-23 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
574a Unicode hex code