Jisho

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3 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac
Kun:
-こ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
72 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 子 【シ】 child (esp. a boy), viscount, founder of a school of thought (esp. Confucius), master, masters and philosophers (categorization of Chinese classical literature), you, -er (i.e. man who spends all his time doing...)
  • 子宮 【シキュウ】 womb, uterus
  • 中性子 【チュウセイシ】 neutron
  • 精子 【セイシ】 sperm
  • 主 【ス】 honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce
  • 久留子 【クルス】 cross sign
  • 対子 【トイツ】 pair, eyes
  • 七対子 【チートイツ】 seven pairs, winning hand composed of seven pairs

Kun reading compounds

  • 子 【こ】 child, kid, teenager, youngster, young (non-adult) person, (one's) child, offspring, young woman, young (animal), offshoot, interest, new share, player who is not a dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.), young geisha, young prostitute, bird egg, -er (often of young women)
  • 子 【こう】 child, interest
  • 根っこ 【ねっこ】 root (of a plant), stump (of a tree), root (of a problem, etc.), base, foundation, origin, source
  • 江戸っ子 【えどっこ】 true Tokyoite, Edoite, person born and raised in Edo
  • 子 【ね】 the Rat (first sign of the Chinese zodiac), hour of the Rat (around midnight, 11pm to 1am, or 12 midnight to 2am), north, eleventh month of the lunar calendar
  • 子忌み 【ねいみ】 collecting herbs and pulling out young pine trees by the roots (annual event held on the first day of the Rat of the New Year)
  • 庚子 【かのえね】 Metal Rat (37th term of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1960, 2020, 2080)
  • 甲子 【きのえね】 Wood Rat (1st term of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1924, 1984, 2044)

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 き、 ぎ、 く、 け、 ねっ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zi3, zi2, zi5
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • chiquillo
  • niño

Portuguese

  • criança

French

  • enfant
  • signe de la 1ère branche terrestre
  • signe du Rat (zodiaque)
  • 23 h à 01 h
  • Nord (0°)
31 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
40 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
25 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
56 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1264 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
61 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
43 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
38 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
103 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
103 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
69 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
455 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4196 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2125 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2872 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
96 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6930 Morohashi
3390 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1281 New Nelson (John Haig)
95 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
99 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
42 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
18 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3547 2001 Kanji
2c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
4-2-1 SKIP code
1740.7 Four corner code
1-27-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b50 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
submit, offer, present, serve (meal), accompany
Kun:
そな.えるとも-ども
On:
キョウクウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
313 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 供述 【キョウジュツ】 affidavit, deposition, testimony
  • 供給 【キョウキュウ】 supply, provision
  • 情報提供 【ジョウホウテイキョウ】 provision of information
  • 臓器提供 【ゾウキテイキョウ】 organ donation
  • 供養 【クヨウ】 memorial service for the dead, holding a service
  • 供物 【クモツ】 offering (e.g. to the gods), votive offering
  • 節句 【セック】 seasonal festival
  • 初節供 【ハツゼック】 baby's first annual festival
  • 供花 【キョウカ】 offering of flowers (at shrine, grave, etc.), floral tribute
  • 人身御供 【ヒトミゴクウ】 human sacrifice, victim
  • 供御 【クゴ】 emperor's meal
  • 供祭 【グサイ】 offerings, offerings and worship
  • 内供 【ナイグ】 inner offerer (any of the 10 high-ranking monks serving at the inner offering hall)
  • 応供 【オウグ】 arhat (meritorious person, esp. an epithet of Buddha)

Kun reading compounds

  • 供える 【そなえる】 to offer, to sacrifice, to dedicate
  • 供 【とも】 companion, follower, attendant, retinue
  • 共に 【ともに】 together, jointly, at the same time, with, as ..., including, along with, both
  • 酒のお供 【さけのおとも】 appetizer or snack served with drinks, accompaniment to an (alcoholic) drink

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gong1, gong4
Korean:
gong

Spanish

  • ofrecer
  • entregar
  • expresar
  • mencionar
  • acompañante

Portuguese

  • submeter
  • oferecer
  • presentear
  • servir (refeição)
  • acompanhar

French

  • présenter
  • offrir
  • soumettre
  • proposer
  • accompagner
  • servir (plat)
  • pluriel cérémonieux
760 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
850 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
839 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
456 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
431 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
694 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
315 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
555 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
197 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
197 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
418 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
88 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
98 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
66 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
70 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1813 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
605 Morohashi
88 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
195 New Nelson (John Haig)
1796 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1935 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
340 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
861 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2161 2001 Kanji
2a6.13 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-6 SKIP code
2428.1 Four corner code
1-22-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f9b Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
field
Parts:
turn, number in a series
Kun:
つが.い
On:
バン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
348 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 番 【バン】 number (in a series), (one's) turn, watch, guard, lookout, rank, standing, position, bout, match, pieces (in a collection)
  • 番組 【バングミ】 program (e.g. TV), programme
  • 出番 【デバン】 one's turn, one's shift, one's turn on stage, screen time, screentime
  • 春一番 【ハルイチバン】 first storm of spring, strong winds during the change from winter to spring

Kun reading compounds

  • 番い 【つがい】 pair (esp. of mated animals), brace, couple, (anatomical) joint
  • つがい目 【つがいめ】 joint, hinge
  • 手番 【てつがい】 plan, arrangements

Readings

Japanese names:
は、 ま
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
fan1, pan1
Korean:
beon, ban

Spanish

  • turno
  • orden
  • observar
  • guardar
  • proteger

Portuguese

  • vez
  • número em uma série

French

  • tour (de rôle)
  • numéro dans une série
306 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
215 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
196 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
323 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4811 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
257 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
745 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1773 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.9 Japanese for Busy People
185 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
185 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
551 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1345 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3416 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1761 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2396 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1928 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21858 Morohashi
2748 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3762 New Nelson (John Haig)
1909 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2058 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
222 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2276 2001 Kanji
5f7.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-7-5 SKIP code
4-11-3 SKIP code
2-1-11 SKIP code
2060.9 Four corner code
1-40-54 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
756a Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
association, braid, plait, construct, assemble, unite, cooperate, grapple
Kun:
く.むくみ-ぐみ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
204 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 組閣 【ソカク】 formation of a cabinet
  • 組織 【ソシキ】 organization, organisation, formation, structure, construction, setup, constitution, system (e.g. railroad, transport, party, etc.), tissue, texture (of a rock), weave (of a fabric)
  • 労組 【ロウソ】 labor union, labour union, trade union
  • 改組 【カイソ】 reorganization, reorganisation, reshuffle

Kun reading compounds

  • 組む 【くむ】 to cross (legs or arms), to link (arms), to put together, to construct, to assemble, to produce (e.g. TV program), to braid, to plait, to grapple, to wrestle, to unite, to join, to link up, to form an alliance, to set (e.g. type), to issue (e.g. money order)
  • 組 【くみ】 class (of students), group (of people), party, team, crew, lot, bunch, set, crime family, organized-crime syndicate, set (of items), assortment, deck (of cards), pack, typesetting, composition
  • 組合 【くみあい】 association, union, guild
  • 労組 【ろうそ】 labor union, labour union, trade union
  • 死の組 【しのくみ】 group of death, tournament group containing many strong teams

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zu3
Korean:
jo

Spanish

  • grupo
  • equipo
  • juntar
  • unir
  • agrupar

Portuguese

  • associação
  • trança
  • trançart
  • construir
  • montar
  • unir-se
  • cooperar
  • agarrar

French

  • association
  • tresse
  • natte
  • assembler
  • construire
  • unir
  • coopérer
  • se débattre avec
103 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
178 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
160 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
189 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3520 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
458 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
814 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1952 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
418 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
424 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
635 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1529 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1693 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
904 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1224 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1792 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27374 Morohashi
1337 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4470 New Nelson (John Haig)
1776 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1914 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
122 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
209 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2773 2001 Kanji
6a5.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-5 SKIP code
2791.0 Four corner code
1-33-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d44 Unicode hex code