Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
seasons
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
842 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 季 【キ】 season, seasonal word or phrase (in haiku), year
  • 季刊 【キカン】 quarterly (e.g. magazine)
  • 夏季 【カキ】 summer season
  • 秋季 【シュウキ】 fall season, autumn season

Readings

Japanese names:
すえ、 とし
Chinese:
ji4
Korean:
gye

Spanish

  • estación del año

Portuguese

  • estações

French

  • saison
369 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
471 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
448 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
871 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3266 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
641 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
456 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
725 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
465 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
473 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
698 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
461 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3161 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1624 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2210 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
921 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6965 Morohashi
2554 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1292 New Nelson (John Haig)
912 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
978 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
499 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2247 2001 Kanji
5d2.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-3 SKIP code
2-5-2 SKIP code
2040.7 Four corner code
21-8 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b63 Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
node, season, period, occasion, verse, clause, stanza, honor, joint, knuckle, knob, knot, tune, melody
Kun:
ふし-ぶしのっと
On:
セツセチ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
934 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 節 【セツ】 occasion, time, section (of a literary work), paragraph, verse, stanza, passage, principle, integrity, node (of a plant stem), clause, (taxonomical) section
  • 節減 【セツゲン】 retrenchment, curtailment, economy
  • 結節 【ケッセツ】 knot, nodule, tubercule, node
  • 国慶節 【コッケイセツ】 anniversary of founding (of PRC), national celebration time
  • 節分 【セツブン】 last day of winter in the traditional Japanese calendar (usually February 3 or 4), holiday for end of winter (accompanied by a bean scattering ceremony), last day of any season (according to the traditional Japanese calendar)
  • 節会 【セチエ】 seasonal court banquet

Kun reading compounds

  • 節 【ふし】 joint, knuckle, tune, melody, knot (in wood), node in a bamboo stem, part, notable characteristic
  • 節目 【ふしめ】 turning point, critical juncture, knot (in a tree, etc.)
  • 七節 【ななふし】 walking stick (any insect of order Phasmatodea), walkingstick, stick insect, leaf insect
  • 飛七節 【とびななふし】 Micadina phluctaenoides (species of stick insect)
  • 節 【のっと】 knot (nautical mile per hour)

Readings

Japanese names:
たかし
Chinese:
jie2, jie1
Korean:
jeol

Spanish

  • estación
  • periodo
  • frase
  • unión
  • articulación
  • melodía
  • tono
  • nudo
  • entonación

Portuguese

  • estação
  • período
  • ocasião
  • verso
  • cláusula
  • stanza
  • honra
  • junta
  • nó dos dedos
  • maçaneta
  • canção
  • melodia

French

  • noeud (vitesse)
  • instant
  • saison
  • période
  • occasion
  • vers (poésie)
  • stance
  • honneur
  • jointure
  • articulation
  • bosse
  • air (musique)
  • mélodie
446 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
552 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
523 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
731 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3402 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
683 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
800 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2215 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
464 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
472 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
699 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1482 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3336 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1729 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2349 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1476 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
26102 Morohashi
2691 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4299 New Nelson (John Haig)
1464 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1574 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
607 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2344 2001 Kanji
6f7.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-7 SKIP code
8872.7 Four corner code
32-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7bc0 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
sex, gender, nature
Kun:
さが
On:
セイショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
104 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 性 【セイ】 nature (of a person), sex, gender, -ty, -ity, -ness, -cy
  • 性格 【セイカク】 character (of a person), personality, disposition, nature, characteristics, nature (of a thing, event, etc.)
  • 耐性 【タイセイ】 resistance (e.g. to antibiotics), tolerance (e.g. drug tolerance)
  • 社会性 【シャカイセイ】 sociality
  • 性 【ショウ】 nature (of a person or thing), that which does not change according to external influences
  • 性根 【ショウネ】 nature, character, disposition
  • 冷え性 【ヒエショウ】 sensitivity to cold
  • 凝り性 【コリショウ】 fastidiousness, enthusiasm for one thing, meticulousness, monomania, obsession, susceptibility for a stiffening of the shoulders

Kun reading compounds

  • 性 【さが】 one's nature, one's destiny, custom, tradition, habit, convention

Readings

Chinese:
xing4
Korean:
seong

Spanish

  • sexo
  • género
  • naturaleza
  • temperamento

Portuguese

  • sexo
  • gênero
  • natureza

French

  • sexe
  • genre
  • nature
  • propriétés
645 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
745 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
723 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
199 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1666 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
280 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
535 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
564 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
98 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
98 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
421 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
811 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
357 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
222 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
266 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1572 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10478 Morohashi
299 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1822 New Nelson (John Haig)
1558 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1679 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
119 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
690 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1172 2001 Kanji
4k5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
1-1-7 SKIP code
9501.0 Four corner code
32-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6027 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
feelings, emotion, passion, sympathy, circumstances, facts
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
235 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 情 【ジョウ】 feelings, emotion, sentiment, compassion, sympathy, passion, affection, love, the way things really are, the actual situation
  • 情感 【ジョウカン】 feeling, sensitivity, emotion
  • 風情 【フゼイ】 taste, elegance, charm, appearance, air, the likes of ..., lowly people such as ...
  • 内情 【ナイジョウ】 internal conditions, true state of affairs
  • 傾城 【ケイセイ】 beauty, siren, courtesan, prostitute

Kun reading compounds

  • 情け 【なさけ】 pity, sympathy, compassion, mercy, affection, love
  • 情けない 【なさけない】 miserable, pitiable, shameful, deplorable, pathetic
  • 恋情 【れんじょう】 love, attachment, lovesickness
  • 裏情 【うらなさけ】 inner affection

Readings

Chinese:
qing2
Korean:
jeong

Spanish

  • sentimientos
  • emoción
  • simpatía

Portuguese

  • sentimentos
  • emoção
  • paixão
  • simpatia
  • circunstâncias
  • fatos

French

  • sentiments
  • émotion
  • passion
  • compassion
  • circonstances
  • faits
643 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
741 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
719 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
286 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1714 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
334 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
543 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
209 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
209 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
654 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
819 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
583 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
353 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
439 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1551 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10756P Morohashi
482 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1898 New Nelson (John Haig)
1537 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1657 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
183 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
738 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1146 2001 Kanji
4k8.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
1-1-10 SKIP code
9502.7 Four corner code
30-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
60c5 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
move, motion, change, confusion, shift, shake
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
73 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 動 【ドウ】 motion, change, confusion
  • 動員 【ドウイン】 mobilization, mobilisation
  • 人事異動 【ジンジイドウ】 personnel change, personnel shift, reshuffle, (annual) staff reassignment
  • 異動 【イドウ】 change (personnel), transfer, reshuffle

Kun reading compounds

  • 動く 【うごく】 to move, to stir, to shift, to shake, to swing, to operate, to run, to go, to work, to make a move, to take action, to act, to go into action, to be touched, to be influenced, to change, to vary, to fluctuate, to waver, to be transferred
  • 動く歩道 【うごくほどう】 moving walkway, moving sidewalk, travelator
  • 動かす 【うごかす】 to move, to shift, to stir, to budge, to change position, to inspire, to rouse, to move (e.g. feeling), to influence, to change, to alter, to deny, to operate, to set in motion, to get going, to mobilize (e.g. troops), to mobilise, to deploy, to manage (e.g. funds)

Readings

Japanese names:
るぎ
Chinese:
dong4
Korean:
dong

Spanish

  • mover
  • movimiento
  • moverse
  • trasladar

Portuguese

  • mover
  • movimento
  • mudança
  • jáfusão
  • trocar
  • agitar

French

  • bouger
  • mouvement
  • changement
  • confusion
  • secouer
296 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
384 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
362 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
86 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
730 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
169 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
130 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2.14 Japanese for Busy People
231 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
231 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
64 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
221 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2232 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1163 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1583 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1692 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2390 Morohashi
1778 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
549 New Nelson (John Haig)
1676 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1806 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
47 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
385 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2245 2001 Kanji
2g9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-9-2 SKIP code
2412.7 Four corner code
38-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
52d5 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
hinder, hurt, harm
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
742 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 障害者 【ショウガイシャ】 (physically) handicapped person, disabled person
  • 障害 【ショウガイ】 obstacle, impediment, hindrance, difficulty, barrier, handicap, impairment, disability, disorder, malfunction
  • 安全保障 【アンゼンホショウ】 security guarantee (e.g. military security, network security, etc.)
  • 囲障 【イショウ】 fence (esp. between buildings)

Kun reading compounds

  • 障る 【さわる】 to be harmful to, to hinder, to interfere with, to irritate

Readings

Chinese:
zhang4
Korean:
jang

Spanish

  • estorbo
  • impedimento
  • obstáculo
  • obstrucción
  • estorbar
  • impedir
  • obstruir
  • obstaculizar

Portuguese

  • impedir
  • ferido
  • dano

French

  • gêne
  • faire du mal
913 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
902 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
676 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5019 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1145 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1880 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
858 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
877 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1028 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
751 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
875 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
504 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
647 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1307 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41821 Morohashi
715 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6479 New Nelson (John Haig)
1297 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1393 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
976 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3655 2001 Kanji
2d11.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-11 SKIP code
7024.6 Four corner code
30-67 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
969c Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
harm, injury
On:
ガイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
358 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 害 【ガイ】 injury, harm, evil influence, damage
  • 害虫 【ガイチュウ】 harmful insect, noxious insect, vermin, pest
  • 薬害 【ヤクガイ】 harmful side effects of a medicine or drug
  • 傷害 【ショウガイ】 wound, injury, accident, casualty, assault, inflicting bodily injury

Readings

Chinese:
hai4
Korean:
hae, hal

Spanish

  • desastre
  • obstáculo
  • daño
  • lesión

Portuguese

  • dano
  • injúria

French

  • tort
  • mal
  • blessure
362 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
460 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
437 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
425 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1306 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
450 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
468 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1181 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
518 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
527 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
785 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
481 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2826 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1457 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1962 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1565 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7165 Morohashi
2272 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1333 New Nelson (John Haig)
1551 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1671 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
428 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
538 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
777 2001 Kanji
3m7.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-7 SKIP code
3060.1 Four corner code
19-18 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5bb3 Unicode hex code