Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
bureaucrat, the government, organ
On:
カン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
230 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 官 【カン】 government service, the bureaucracy
  • 官界 【カンカイ】 bureaucracy
  • 代官 【ダイカン】 local governor (Edo period), local magistrate, bailiff, deputy official (Middle Ages), acting administrator
  • 自衛官 【ジエイカン】 Japanese Self-Defense Force official, Self-Defense Force official

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
guan1
Korean:
gwan

Spanish

  • gobierno
  • gubernamental (lugar
  • persona)
  • órgano del cuerpo

Portuguese

  • burocracia
  • o governo

French

  • fonctionnaire
  • gouvernemental
364 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
465 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
441 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
225 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1295 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
318 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
462 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
672 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
326 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
326 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
540 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
469 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2766 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1417 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1912 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1279 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7107 Morohashi
2226 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1322 New Nelson (John Haig)
1271 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1363 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
202 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
498 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
777 2001 Kanji
3m5.6 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
3077.7 Four corner code
1-20-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b98 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
meat 肉 (⺼)
Parts:
ability, talent, skill, capacity
Kun:
よ.くあた.う
On:
ノウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
273 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 能 【ノウ】 talent, gift, function, noh (theatre)
  • 能楽 【ノウガク】 noh play
  • 有能 【ユウノウ】 able, capable, competent, talented, efficient
  • 芸能 【ゲイノウ】 public entertainment, performing arts, accomplishments, attainments

Kun reading compounds

  • 良く 【よく】 nicely, properly, well, skillfully, skilfully, frequently, often, I'm glad that you ..., thank you for ..., (you have) quite the nerve to, I don't know how you can ...
  • 良く良く 【よくよく】 carefully, closely, very, extremely, exceedingly, have no choice, cannot be helped, unavoidable, inevitable
  • 能う 【あたう】 to be able (to do), to be capable (of doing)
  • 能う限り 【あたうかぎり】 as much as possible, as far as possible, to the best of one's abilities

Readings

Japanese names:
たか、 の、 のり、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
neng2
Korean:
neung, nae

Spanish

  • habilidad
  • talento
  • capacidad
  • aptitud
  • teatro japonés

Portuguese

  • capacidade
  • talento
  • habilidade

French

  • capacité
  • habileté
  • talent
  • adresse
691 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
787 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
766 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
341 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
853 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
416 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
847 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1397 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
386 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
387 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
411 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1018 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1676 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
888 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1207 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2023 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
29454 Morohashi
1323 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4809 New Nelson (John Haig)
2004 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2160 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
285 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
718 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2756 2001 Kanji
4b6.15 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-4 SKIP code
2121.1 Four corner code
2221.2 Four corner code
1-39-29 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
80fd Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
fundamentals, radical (chem), counter for machines, foundation
Kun:
もともとい
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
241 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 基 【キ】 group, (free) radical, counter for installed or mounted objects (e.g. stone lanterns, gravestones, satellites)
  • 起因 【キイン】 to be caused by, to result from, to arise from, to stem from, to be due to, cause, origin
  • 塩基 【エンキ】 base
  • 開基 【カイキ】 founding (of a temple or sect), founder, laying the foundation (for something), base (topology), basis

Kun reading compounds

  • 元 【もと】 origin, source, base, basis, foundation, root, cause, ingredient, material, base, mix, stock, (someone's) side, (someone's) location, original cost (or capital, principal, etc.), (plant) root, (tree) trunk, first section of a waka, counter for blades of grass, tree trunks, etc., and for falcons (in falconry), handle (chopsticks, brush, etc.), grip
  • 基 【もとい】 basis, foundation, cause
  • 失敗は成功のもと 【しっぱいはせいこうのもと】 failure teaches success, failure is a stepping-stone to success
  • 生兵法は大怪我のもと 【なまびょうほうはおおけがのもと】 a little learning is a dangerous thing
  • 基 【もとい】 basis, foundation, cause

Readings

Japanese names:
きい、 とも
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji1
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • fundamento
  • origen
  • base

Portuguese

  • fundamentais
  • radicais (Quim.)
  • comtador para máquinas
  • fundação

French

  • fondements
  • radical (chimie)
  • compteur de machines
  • fondations
755 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
670 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
641 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
382 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1098 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
688 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
435 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1493 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
450 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
457 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
691 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
354 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3312 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1716 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2330 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1783 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5197 Morohashi
2673 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1040 New Nelson (John Haig)
1767 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1904 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
251 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
726 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1972 2001 Kanji
3b8.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-5 SKIP code
2-8-3 SKIP code
4410.4 Four corner code
1-20-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
57fa Unicode hex code