Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
eaves, roof, house, heaven
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
883 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 宇 【ウ】 counter for buildings, etc.
  • 宇宙 【ウチュウ】 universe, cosmos, space
  • 航宇 【コウウ】 aerospace
  • 堂宇 【ドウウ】 edifice, temple, hall

Readings

Japanese names:
いえ、 たか、 ひろ、 ひろし
Chinese:
yu3
Korean:
u

Spanish

  • edificio grande
  • cielo
  • sensación

Portuguese

  • Beira de telhado
  • teto
  • casa
  • paraíso

French

  • firmament
  • cieux
  • auvent
  • toit
  • maison
829 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
811 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
757 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1280 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1286 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
459 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
285 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
990 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1027 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1252 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
465 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2699 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1377 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1863 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1672 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7067 Morohashi
2175 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1309 New Nelson (John Haig)
1656 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1785 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
839 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
747 2001 Kanji
3m3.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
3040.1 Four corner code
17-7 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b87 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
mid-air, air, space, sky, memorization, interval of time
On:
チュウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1005 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 宙 【チュウ】 space, air, midair, (from) memory, (by) heart
  • 宙返り 【チュウガエリ】 somersault, looping-the-loop
  • 小宇宙 【ショウウチュウ】 microcosmos, microcosm
  • 大宇宙 【ダイウチュウ】 macrocosmos, macrocosm, the universe, the cosmos

Readings

Japanese names:
ひろ、 ゆ
Chinese:
zhou4
Korean:
ju

Spanish

  • en el aire
  • espacio
  • cielo
  • firmamento

Portuguese

  • aéreo
  • ar
  • espaço
  • céu
  • memorização
  • intervalo de tempo

French

  • plein ciel
  • air
  • espace
  • mémorisation
  • intervalle de temps
947 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
935 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
993 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1291 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1303 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
463 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
673 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
991 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1028 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1253 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
472 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2761 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1413 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1907 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1118 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7108 Morohashi
2221 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1318 New Nelson (John Haig)
1109 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1190 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
868 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
776 2001 Kanji
3m5.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
3060.2 Four corner code
35-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b99 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
large, big
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
7 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 大 【ダイ】 the large part of, big, large, great, approximate size, no larger than, -university, large (e.g. serving size), loud (e.g. volume setting)
  • 大英博物館 【ダイエイハクブツカン】 British Museum
  • 国大 【コクダイ】 national university
  • 電通大 【デンツウダイ】 University of Electro-Communications
  • 大火 【タイカ】 large fire
  • 大尉 【タイイ】 captain (Army, U.S. Marine Corps, USAF), lieutenant (Navy), flight lieutenant (RAF, RAAF, RNZAF, etc.)
  • 負荷増大 【フカゾウタイ】 load increase
  • 御大 【オンタイ】 boss, governor, headman

Kun reading compounds

  • 大きい 【おおきい】 big, large, great, loud, extensive, spacious, important, decisive, valuable, older, grown up

Readings

Japanese names:
うふ、 お、 おう、 た、 たかし、 とも、 はじめ、 ひろ、 ひろし、 まさ、 まさる、 もと、 わ
Chinese:
da4, dai4
Korean:
dae, da, tae

Spanish

  • grande
  • muy
  • mucho

Portuguese

  • grande
  • enorme

French

  • grand
22 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
25 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
53 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
7 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1171 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
32 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
40 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
48 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
26 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
26 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
87 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
408 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4224 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2133 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2882 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
108 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5831 Morohashi
3416 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1133 New Nelson (John Haig)
107 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
112 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
5 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
14 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1463 2001 Kanji
0a3.18 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-4 SKIP code
4003.0 Four corner code
34-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5927 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
make, production, prepare, build
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
103 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 作 【サク】 work (e.g. of art), production, harvest, cultivation, farming, crop, yield, technique
  • 作柄 【サクガラ】 crop conditions, quality (of art)
  • 大作 【タイサク】 large-scale work, voluminous work, monumental work, great work, masterpiece
  • 遺作 【イサク】 posthumous works
  • 作 【サク】 work (e.g. of art), production, harvest, cultivation, farming, crop, yield, technique
  • 作業 【サギョウ】 work, operation, manufacturing, fatigue duty
  • 所作 【ショサ】 conduct, behaviour, movements, gesture, one's carriage, performance (on stage, etc.), dance, acting, dance (in kabuki), dance play
  • 安定操作 【アンテイソウサ】 stabilizing (stock) transaction

Kun reading compounds

  • 作る 【つくる】 to make, to produce, to manufacture, to build, to construct, to prepare (food), to brew (alcohol), to raise, to grow, to cultivate, to train, to till, to draw up (a document), to make out, to prepare, to write, to create (an artistic work, etc.), to compose, to coin (a phrase), to organize, to organise, to establish, to found, to have (a child), to make up (one's face, etc.), to fabricate (an excuse, etc.), to give a (false) appearance, to feign (a smile, etc.), to put on a show of emotion, to form (a line, etc.), to set (a record), to commit (a sin, etc.)
  • 作り 【つくり】 making, producing, manufacturing, building, construction, make, structure, appearance (attire, make-up, etc.), build, physique, sashimi, forced (smile, etc.)
  • 作り上げる 【つくりあげる】 to build up, to complete, to construct, to create, to put together, to make up, to fabricate, to invent, to cook up

Readings

Japanese names:
くり、 さか、 さっ、 づくり、 とも、 なお、 はぎ、 まさか
Chinese:
zuo1, zuo4, zuo2
Korean:
jag, ja, ju

Spanish

  • hacer
  • construir
  • fabricar
  • conducta
  • comportamiento
  • crear

Portuguese

  • fazer
  • produção
  • preparar
  • construção

French

  • fabriquer
  • produire
  • construire
  • préparer
82 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
141 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
127 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
99 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
407 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
147 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
116 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
362 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.4 Japanese for Busy People
360 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
361 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
137 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
75 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
77 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
49 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
52 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1151 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
518 Morohashi
68 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
167 New Nelson (John Haig)
1142 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1224 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
120 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
144 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2154 2001 Kanji
2a5.10 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-5 SKIP code
2821.1 Four corner code
26-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f5c Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
spear, halberd
Parts:
Variants:
war, battle, match
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
78 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 戦 【セン】 war, battle, match, game, competition
  • 戦域 【センイキ】 war area, battlefield, theater, theatre
  • 開戦 【カイセン】 outbreak of war, starting a war
  • 回戦 【カイセン】 counter for numbering the rounds in a tournament, fight with ... rounds (e.g. boxing)

Kun reading compounds

  • 戦 【いくさ】 war, battle, campaign, fight, troops, forces
  • 戦斧 【せんぷ】 battleaxe
  • 負け戦 【まけいくさ】 lost battle
  • 勝ち戦 【かちいくさ】 victory
  • 戦う 【たたかう】 to make war (on), to wage war (against), to go to war (with), to fight (with), to do battle (against), to compete (against), to struggle (against adversities, etc.), to fight, to contend, to resist
  • 戦く 【おののく】 to shake (from fear, cold, excitement, etc.), to shudder, to tremble
  • 戦ぐ 【そよぐ】 to rustle, to sway, to stir, to flutter
  • 戦慄く 【わななく】 to tremble, to shiver, to shake

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
zhan4
Korean:
jeon

Spanish

  • guerra
  • batalla
  • lucha
  • pelear
  • batallar
  • combatir
  • luchar

Portuguese

  • guerra
  • batalha
  • disputa

French

  • guerre
  • bataille
  • match
448 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
555 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
526 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
88 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1810 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
399 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
550 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
301 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
301 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
360 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
839 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2242 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1169 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1590 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1948 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11631P Morohashi
1787 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2037 New Nelson (John Haig)
1929 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2079 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
32 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
608 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
959 2001 Kanji
4n9.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-9-4 SKIP code
9355.0 Four corner code
3355.0 Four corner code
32-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6226 Unicode hex code