Jisho

×

6 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
home, house, residence, our house, my husband
On:
タク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
357 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 宅 【タク】 house, home, one's husband
  • 宅地 【タクチ】 building lot, residential land
  • 社宅 【シャタク】 company housing, housing provided by one's company
  • 家宅 【カタク】 domicile, premises

Readings

Japanese names:
け、 たか、 たけ、 や、 やけ
Chinese:
zhai2, zhe4
Korean:
taeg, daeg

Spanish

  • hogar
  • casa
  • residencia
  • marido propio

Portuguese

  • casa
  • lar
  • residência
  • nossa casa
  • meu marido

French

  • domicile
  • maison
  • résidence
  • notre maison
  • mon mari
940 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
928 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
371 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1279 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
992 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
458 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
283 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.13 Japanese for Busy People
178 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
178 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
538 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
467 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2698 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1376 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1862 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1935 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7064 Morohashi
2174 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1308 New Nelson (John Haig)
1916 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2065 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
847 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
756 2001 Kanji
3m3.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
3071.4 Four corner code
34-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b85 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
ground, earth
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
40 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 地 【チ】 earth, ground, land, soil, place, territory, bottom (of a package, book, etc.), earth (one of the five elements)
  • 地位 【チイ】 (social) position, status
  • 奥地 【オクチ】 interior, backwoods, hinterland, back regions
  • 対地 【タイチ】 ground to ground
  • 地 【ジ】 ground, land, earth, soil, the region in question, the local area, skin, texture, fabric, material, weave, base, background, one's true nature, narrative (i.e. descriptive part of a story), real life, actuality, captured territory (in the game of go), noh chorus, accompaniment music (in Japanese dance), basic phrase (in Japanese music; usu. repetitive), base part (of multiple shamisens)
  • 地合い 【ジアイ】 texture (cloth, fabric, paper), market tone, undertone, balance between the position of white and black stones (in go)
  • 下地 【シタジ】 groundwork, foundation, inclination, aptitude, elementary knowledge (of), grounding (in), undercoat, first coat, soy sauce
  • 築地 【ツイジ】 mud wall with a roof, roofed mud wall

Readings

Japanese names:
どま
Chinese:
di4, de5
Korean:
ji

Spanish

  • suelo
  • tierra
  • terreno
  • posición

Portuguese

  • terra
  • chão

French

  • sol
  • terre
111 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
184 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
167 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
40 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1056 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
143 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
143 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
241 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
118 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
118 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
146 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
367 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
236 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
152 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
181 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
521 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4890 Morohashi
204 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
976 New Nelson (John Haig)
515 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
554 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
45 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
130 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1456 2001 Kanji
3b3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-3 SKIP code
4411.2 Four corner code
35-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5730 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
long stride
Parts:
build
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N4
300 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 建国 【ケンコク】 founding of a nation
  • 建議 【ケンギ】 proposition, motion, proposal, suggestion
  • 経営再建 【ケイエイサイケン】 management reorganization, management reorganisation
  • 財政再建 【ザイセイサイケン】 finance reform, fiscal reconstruction
  • 建立 【コンリュウ】 (act of) building (temple, monument, etc.), erection
  • 再建 【サイコン】 (temple or shrine) rebuilding

Kun reading compounds

  • 建てる 【たてる】 to build, to construct
  • 建て 【たて】 contract, commitment
  • 建て前 【たてまえ】 face, official stance, public position or attitude (as opposed to private thoughts), ceremony for the erection of the framework of a house, tea ceremony procedures, tea ceremony etiquette
  • 建つ 【たつ】 to be erected, to be built

Readings

Japanese names:
たけ、 たつ、 たて
Chinese:
jian4
Korean:
geon

Spanish

  • construir
  • edificar
  • levantarse
  • ser construido

Portuguese

  • Construção

French

  • construire
391 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
498 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
473 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
244 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1549 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
363 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
166 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
995 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.12 Japanese for Busy People
892 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
913 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1055 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
600 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3834 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1965 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2661 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
398 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9574 Morohashi
3090 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1660 New Nelson (John Haig)
391 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
417 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
278 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
524 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3567 2001 Kanji
2q6.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-6 SKIP code
3-2-6 SKIP code
1540.0 Four corner code
23-90 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5efa Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
cow 牛 (牜)
Parts:
thing, object, matter
Kun:
ものもの-
On:
ブツモツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
215 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 物 【ブツ】 stock, products, stolen goods, loot, spoils
  • 物議 【ブツギ】 public discussion, public criticism, controversy
  • 異物 【イブツ】 foreign substance, foreign body, foreign contamination, strange object, unusual object, dead body, corpse, remains
  • 遺物 【イブツ】 relic, remains, memento
  • 財物 【ザイブツ】 property
  • 幣物 【ヘイモツ】 Shinto offerings, present to a guest

Kun reading compounds

  • 物 【もの】 thing, object, article, stuff, substance, one's things, possessions, property, belongings, things, something, anything, everything, nothing, quality, reason, the way of things, used to emphasize emotion, judgment, etc., used to indicate a common occurrence in the past (after a verb in past tense), used to indicate a general tendency, used to indicate something that should happen, item classified as ..., item related to ..., work in the genre of ..., cause of ..., cause for ..., somehow, somewhat, for some reason, really, truly
  • 物言い 【ものいい】 manner of speaking, verbal argument, objection, protesting a decision (esp. that of a sumo referee), rumor, rumour
  • 先物 【さきもの】 futures
  • 拾い物 【ひろいもの】 a find, windfall, bargain

Readings

Chinese:
wu4
Korean:
mul

Spanish

  • cosa
  • objeto
  • materia

Portuguese

  • coisa
  • objeto
  • matéria

French

  • objet
  • chose
  • matière
313 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
410 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
387 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
126 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2857 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
74 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
214 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
611 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
79 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
79 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
321 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1290 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1084 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
587 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
777 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1059 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19959 Morohashi
874 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3538 New Nelson (John Haig)
1050 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1129 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
95 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
313 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2451 2001 Kanji
4g4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
2752.0 Four corner code
42-10 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7269 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
right hand
Parts:
take, fetch, take up
Kun:
と.ると.りと.り-とり-ど.り
On:
シュ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
122 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 取 【シュ】 appropriation, obtaining
  • 取材 【シュザイ】 news coverage, collecting data (e.g. for an article), covering (something for media), interview
  • 先取 【センシュ】 earning the first (runs), preoccupation
  • 詐取 【サシュ】 defrauding, swindle

Kun reading compounds

  • 取る 【とる】 to take, to pick up, to harvest, to earn, to win, to choose, to steal, to eat, to have (a meal), to remove (one's glasses, etc.), to compete (in sumo, cards, etc.), to play
  • 取るに足らない 【とるにたらない】 worthless, valueless
  • 取り 【とり】 taking, taker, collecting, collector, remover, removal, last performer of the day (usu. the star performer), last performance of the day, active partner (e.g. in judo demonstration), emphatic or formal prefix
  • 取り扱い 【とりあつかい】 treatment, service, handling, management
  • 関取 【せきとり】 ranking wrestler in the makuuchi (senior-grade) or juryo (junior-grade) divisions
  • 買取 【かいとり】 purchase, buying, buying out, buying used articles as a company, trade-in, buy back, purchase on a no-return policy, lump-sum payment, flat fee
  • 取り 【とり】 taking, taker, collecting, collector, remover, removal, last performer of the day (usu. the star performer), last performance of the day, active partner (e.g. in judo demonstration), emphatic or formal prefix
  • 取り扱い 【とりあつかい】 treatment, service, handling, management
  • 関取 【せきとり】 ranking wrestler in the makuuchi (senior-grade) or juryo (junior-grade) divisions
  • 買取 【かいとり】 purchase, buying, buying out, buying used articles as a company, trade-in, buy back, purchase on a no-return policy, lump-sum payment, flat fee

Readings

Japanese names:
どる
Chinese:
qu3
Korean:
chwi

Spanish

  • tomar
  • coger

Portuguese

  • tomar
  • trazer
  • recolher

French

  • prendre
  • aller chercher
238 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
317 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
301 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
190 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3699 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
108 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
393 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
650 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
65 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
65 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
270 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
269 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1613 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
847 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1162 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
827 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3158 Morohashi
1262 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
679 New Nelson (John Haig)
819 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
882 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
194 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
303 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3267 2001 Kanji
6e2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-2 SKIP code
1714.0 Four corner code
28-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53d6 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
bow
Parts:
pull, tug, jerk, admit, install, quote, refer to
Kun:
ひ.くひ.ける
On:
イン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
218 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 引退 【インタイ】 retirement
  • 引責 【インセキ】 taking responsibility
  • 誘引 【ユウイン】 enticement, inducement, attraction
  • 吸引 【キュウイン】 absorption, suction, aspiration, attraction, draw

Kun reading compounds

  • 引く 【ひく】 to pull, to tug, to lead (e.g. a horse), to draw (attention, sympathy, etc.), to attract (e.g. interest), to draw back (e.g. one's hand), to draw in (one's chin, stomach, etc.), to pull in, to draw (a card, mahjong tile, etc.), to draw (a line, plan, etc.), to catch (a cold), to play (a stringed or keyboard instrument), to look up (in a dictionary, phone book, etc.), to consult, to check, to haul, to pull (vehicles), to subtract, to deduct, to recede, to ebb, to fade, to be descend from, to inherit (a characteristic), to quote, to cite, to raise (as evidence), to lay on (electricity, gas, etc.), to install (e.g. a telephone), to supply (e.g. water), to hold (e.g. a note), to apply (e.g. lipstick), to oil (e.g. a pan), to wax (e.g. a floor), to move back, to draw back, to recede, to lessen, to subside, to ebb, to resign, to retire, to quit
  • 引く手 【ひくて】 admirer, inducer
  • 引ける 【ひける】 to close, to be over, to break up (e.g. school), to lose one's nerve, to feel daunted

Readings

Japanese names:
いな、 ひき、 ひけ、 びき
Chinese:
yin3
Korean:
in

Spanish

  • tirar
  • remolcar
  • retroceder
  • ser guiado
  • arrastrar
  • tocar (instrumento de cuerda)

Portuguese

  • puxar
  • rebocar
  • sacudir
  • permitir
  • instalar
  • citação
  • referir-se

French

  • tirer
  • admettre
  • installer
  • citation
  • référence
  • jouer (musique)
  • attraper (froid)
156 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
81 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
77 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
238 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1562 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
271 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
167 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
144 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.2 Japanese for Busy People
216 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
216 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
257 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
605 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
207 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
133 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
160 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1240 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9699 Morohashi
181 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1681 New Nelson (John Haig)
1232 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1318 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
263 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
87 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3554 2001 Kanji
3h1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-1 SKIP code
1220.0 Four corner code
16-90 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f15 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
dot
Parts:
lord, chief, master, main thing, principal
Kun:
ぬしおもあるじ
On:
シュシュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
95 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 主 【シュ】 (one's) master, Lord (Christian ref. to Jesus or God), the main thing, the majority, the primary concern
  • 主人 【シュジン】 head (of a household), proprietor (of a store), proprietress, landlord, landlady, one's husband, (one's) employer, (one's) master, host, hostess
  • 自主 【ジシュ】 independence, autonomy, self-reliance
  • 盟主 【メイシュ】 leader (of an alliance), leading power
  • 主 【ス】 honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name
  • 法主 【ホッス】 high priest
  • 座主 【ザス】 temple's head priest
  • 主 【シュ】 (one's) master, Lord (Christian ref. to Jesus or God), the main thing, the majority, the primary concern
  • 主従 【シュウジュウ】 master and servant, lord and retainer, employer and employee

Kun reading compounds

  • 主 【ぬし】 head (of a household, etc.), leader, master, owner, proprietor, proprietress, subject (of a rumour, etc.), doer (of a deed), guardian spirit (e.g. long-resident beast, usu. with mystical powers), long-time resident (or employee, etc.), husband, you
  • 馬主 【うまぬし】 owner of a horse (esp. racehorse), registered owner (of a racehorse)
  • 船主 【せんしゅ】 shipowner
  • 主 【おも】 chief, main, principal, important, main secondary or supporting role (in kyogen)
  • 主に 【おもに】 mainly, primarily
  • 主 【あるじ】 head (of a household), proprietor (of a store), proprietress, landlord, landlady, master (of a servant), entertaining someone as one's guest
  • 女主 【おんなあるじ】 female owner, proprietress, landlady
  • 坊の主 【ぼうのあるじ】 master of the priests quarters

Readings

Japanese names:
かず、 ず、 もん
Chinese:
zhu3
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • señor
  • jefe
  • dueño
  • patrón

Portuguese

  • senhor
  • chefe
  • mestre
  • coisa principal
  • principal

French

  • maître
  • seigneur
  • chef
  • principal
  • propriétaire
  • mari
237 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
315 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
299 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
91 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
285 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
49 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
106 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
196 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.10 Japanese for Busy People
155 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
155 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
70 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
19 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2437 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1231 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1696 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
272 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
100 Morohashi
1938 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
38 New Nelson (John Haig)
266 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
284 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
34 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
252 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
472 2001 Kanji
4f1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-4 SKIP code
4-5-2 SKIP code
2-2-3 SKIP code
0010.4 Four corner code
28-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e3b Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
responsibility, duty, term, entrust to, appoint
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
217 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 任 【ニン】 obligation, duty, charge, responsibility
  • 任意 【ニンイ】 optional, voluntary, arbitrary, random, discretionary, facultative, spontaneous, any, arbitrary
  • 再任 【サイニン】 reappointment
  • 在任 【ザイニン】 being in office

Kun reading compounds

  • 任せる 【まかせる】 to entrust (e.g. a task) to another, to leave to, to passively leave to someone else's facilities, to leave to take its natural course, to continue (something) in a natural fashion (without particular aim), to rely fully on one's (full strength, great ability, long time taken) to get something done
  • 任す 【まかす】 to entrust, to leave to a person

Readings

Japanese names:
さ、 とう、 ひで
Chinese:
ren4, ren2
Korean:
im

Spanish

  • responsabilidad
  • deber
  • confiar a
  • dejar a cargo de

Portuguese

  • responsabilidade
  • dever
  • termo
  • confiar para
  • nomear

French

  • responsabilité
  • devoir
  • terme
  • confier à
  • nommer
688 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
785 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
764 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
310 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
374 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
414 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
307 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
235 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
334 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
334 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
639 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
69 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
57 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
37 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
38 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1012 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
416 Morohashi
53 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
136 New Nelson (John Haig)
1003 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1078 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
349 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
662 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2172 2001 Kanji
2a4.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-4 SKIP code
2221.4 Four corner code
39-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4efb Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
old 老 (耂)
Parts:
someone, person
Kun:
もの
On:
シャ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
38 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 者 【シャ】 someone of that nature, someone doing that work
  • 芸者 【ゲイシャ】 geisha, professional female entertainer, usu. at traditional banquets
  • 加害者 【カガイシャ】 assailant, perpetrator, wrong-doer, aggressor

Kun reading compounds

  • 者 【もの】 person
  • 者ども 【ものども】 you, people
  • 弱き者 【よわきもの】 weak person, the weak
  • 若い者 【わかいもの】 young man, young woman, young people, youth, youngsters, young employee, young manservant, young follower

Readings

Chinese:
zhe3
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • persona

Portuguese

  • alguém
  • pessoa

French

  • personne
  • quelqu'un
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1578 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
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