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

9 strokes
Radical:
eye
Parts:
inter-, mutual, together, each other, minister of state, councillor, aspect, phase, physiognomy
Kun:
あい-
On:
ソウショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
45 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 相 【ソウ】 aspect, appearance, look, physiognomy (as an indication of one's fortune), aspect, phase (e.g. solid, liquid and gaseous)
  • 相違 【ソウイ】 difference, discrepancy, variation
  • 実相 【ジッソウ】 reality, real state of affairs, true state of affairs, true form of all things as they are, ultimate reality
  • 世相 【セソウ】 social conditions, phase of life, (sign of) the times, state of society
  • 相 【ショウ】 minister of state
  • 相伴 【ショウバン】 partaking, participating, taking part in, sharing (something with someone)
  • 厚相 【コウショウ】 Welfare Minister
  • 宰相 【サイショウ】 prime minister, premier, chancellor

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 い、 おう、 さ、 さが、 すけ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xiang1, xiang4
Korean:
sang

Spanish

  • apariencia
  • aspecto
  • fase
  • ministro de estado
  • conjuntamente
  • mutuamente

Portuguese

  • inter-
  • mútuo
  • juntamente
  • mutuamente
  • ministro de estado
  • conselheiro
  • aspecto
  • face
  • fisionomia

French

  • inter-
  • mutuel
  • ensemble
  • ministre
  • aspect
  • phase
  • physionomie
452 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
348 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
530 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
66 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2241 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
97 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
759 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
868 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
146 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
146 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
391 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1383 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1120 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
609 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
808 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
213 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
23151 Morohashi
900 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3920 New Nelson (John Haig)
209 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
222 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
111 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
334 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1879 2001 Kanji
4a5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-5 SKIP code
4690.0 Four corner code
1-33-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
76f8 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
slap, strike, hit, beat, tell, speak
On:
ボク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1283 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 撲滅 【ボクメツ】 eradication, extermination, destruction, suppression
  • 撲殺 【ボクサツ】 beat to death
  • 打撲 【ダボク】 blow, hit (on the body), beating

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
pu1
Korean:
bag, bog

Spanish

  • atizar
  • golpear
  • pegar

Portuguese

  • tapa
  • bater
  • acesso
  • batida
  • contar
  • falar

French

  • battre
  • claque
  • frapper
  • coup
  • dire
  • parler
1822 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1497 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1993 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1464 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1384 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1889 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2062 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1489 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
927 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
903 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
513 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
666 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1810 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12755 Morohashi
733 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2274 New Nelson (John Haig)
1793 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1932 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1771 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1363 2001 Kanji
3c12.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-12 SKIP code
5203.4 Four corner code
1-43-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
64b2 Unicode hex code