Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
Variants:
reality, truth, seed, fruit, nut
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
68 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 実 【ジツ】 truth, reality, sincerity, honesty, fidelity, content, substance, (good) result
  • 実演 【ジツエン】 demonstration, presentation, stage show, performance
  • 名実 【メイジツ】 in name and in reality, nominally and virtually, form and contents
  • 内実 【ナイジツ】 the facts, the truth, the true state of affairs, in truth, in fact, in reality, actually
  • 故実 【コジツ】 ancient practices, old customs

Kun reading compounds

  • 実 【み】 fruit, nut, seed, (in broth) pieces of meat, vegetable, etc., content, substance
  • 実り 【みのり】 ripening (of a crop), crop, harvest
  • 浮き実 【うきみ】 soup garnish
  • 桷 【ずみ】 Toringo crabapple (Malus sieboldii)
  • 実る 【みのる】 to bear fruit, to ripen, to produce (good) results, to show results, to bear fruit
  • 実るほど頭の下がる稲穂かな 【みのるほどあたまのさがるいなほかな】 the more learned, the more humble, the boughs bearing the most hang lowest
  • 誠 【まこと】 truth, reality, sincerity, honesty, integrity, fidelity, that's right
  • 実に 【じつに】 indeed, really, absolutely, truly, actually, very, quite
  • 嘘から出たまこと 【うそからでたまこと】 something intended as a lie or joke which (by chance) ends up being true, lie turned truth
  • 実り 【みのり】 ripening (of a crop), crop, harvest
  • 実る 【みのる】 to bear fruit, to ripen, to produce (good) results, to show results, to bear fruit

Readings

Japanese names:
ぐみ、 さね
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi2
Korean:
sil

Spanish

  • realidad
  • verdad
  • fruta
  • nuez
  • semilla
  • contenido
  • buen resultado
  • dar frutos
  • madurar

Portuguese

  • realidade
  • verdade

French

  • réalité
  • vérité
233 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
312 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
296 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
89 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1297 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
233 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
466 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
678 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.20 Japanese for Busy People
203 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
203 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
672 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
470 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2765 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1416 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1911 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1586 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7124 Morohashi
2225 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1324 New Nelson (John Haig)
1572 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1694 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
37 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
301 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
763 2001 Kanji
3m5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
3053.0 Four corner code
1-28-34 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b9f Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
leaf
Parts:
head, counter for large animals
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
433 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 頭 【トウ】 counter for large animals (e.g. head of cattle), counter for insects in a collection, counter for helmets, masks, etc.
  • 頭角 【トウカク】 top of the head
  • 教頭 【キョウトウ】 deputy head teacher, vice principal
  • 会頭 【カイトウ】 society president
  • 頭 【ズ】 head
  • 頭打ち 【アタマウチ】 reaching a peak, reaching the limit, plateauing, maxing out
  • 馬頭 【メズ】 horse-headed demon (in hell)
  • 竜頭 【リュウズ】 crown (of a watch), stem, canon (of a bell), something in the shape of a dragon's head (esp. a helmet crest)
  • 頭 【トウ】 counter for large animals (e.g. head of cattle), counter for insects in a collection, counter for helmets, masks, etc.
  • 頭角 【トウカク】 top of the head
  • 鳥兜 【トリカブト】 aconite (esp. species Aconitum japonicum), wolfsbane, monkshood, traditional bugaku hat

Kun reading compounds

  • 頭 【あたま】 head, hair (on one's head), mind, brains, intellect, leader, chief, boss, captain, top, tip, beginning, start, head, person, down payment, deposit, top structural component of a kanji, pair
  • 頭打ち 【あたまうち】 reaching a peak, reaching the limit, plateauing, maxing out
  • 石頭 【いしあたま】 obstinate person, stubbornness, pigheadedness, hard head (like a rock)
  • ごま塩頭 【ごましおあたま】 salt and pepper hair, dark hair streaked with gray
  • 頭 【あたま】 head, hair (on one's head), mind, brains, intellect, leader, chief, boss, captain, top, tip, beginning, start, head, person, down payment, deposit, top structural component of a kanji, pair
  • 頭文字 【かしらもじ】 first letter of a word, capital letter (at the start of a word or sentence), initials (of one's name)
  • 鯛の尾より鰯の頭 【たいのおよりいわしのかしら】 better be the head of a dog than the tail of a lion
  • め組の頭 【めぐみのかしら】 fire brigade chief (in Edo), chief fireman
  • 頭 【こうべ】 head
  • 頭を振る 【かぶりをふる】 to shake one's head (in denial)

Readings

Japanese names:
かみ、 がみ、 ちゃん、 つむり、 づ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tou2, tou5
Korean:
du

Spanish

  • cabeza
  • principio
  • delantera

Portuguese

  • cabeça
  • sufixo para contagem de animais grandes

French

  • tête
  • compteur de gros animaux
294 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
203 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
186 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
386 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4469 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
519 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
275 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2504 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
276 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
276 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
166 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1889 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2019 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1073 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1450 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1453 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
43490 Morohashi
1604 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6639 New Nelson (John Haig)
1441 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1549 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
234 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
238 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3061 2001 Kanji
9a7.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-9 SKIP code
1118.6 Four corner code
1-38-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
982d Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
Variants:
droop, suspend, hang, slouch
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
1720 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 垂直 【スイチョク】 vertical, perpendicular
  • 垂纓 【スイエイ】 hanging tail (of a traditional Japanese hat), drooping tail
  • 口蓋垂 【コウガイスイ】 uvula
  • 虫垂 【チュウスイ】 (vermiform) appendix

Kun reading compounds

  • 垂れる 【たれる】 to hang, to droop, to dangle, to sag, to lower, to pull down, to give (e.g. lesson, instruction, scolding) (to someone of lower status), to confer, to grant, to bestow, to drip, to ooze, to trickle, to drop, to leave behind (at death), to say, to utter, to excrete (urine, feces, etc.), to let out (a fart)
  • 垂らす 【たらす】 to dribble, to spill, to suspend, to hang down, to slouch, to dangle
  • 垂れ 【たれ】 sauce (esp. soy or mirin-based dipping sauce), hanging, something hanging (flap, lappet, etc.), (kendo) loin guard, kanji radical enclosing the top-left corner of a character, woman, -ass, -head
  • 垂れ幕 【たれまく】 hanging banner, hanging screen, curtain
  • 直垂 【ひたたれ】 ancient ceremonial court robe
  • 垂んとす 【なりなんとす】 to close in on (30 years of age, etc.), to approach, to get close to
  • 垂んとする 【なんなんとする】 to close in on (30 years of age, etc.), to approach, to get close to

Readings

Japanese names:
たる、 だれ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chui2
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • estar colgado
  • colgar
  • suspender

Portuguese

  • declínio
  • suspender
  • pendurar
  • negligente

French

  • pendre
  • suspendre
  • tomber
  • être avachi
  • goutter
918 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
907 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1716 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
211 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1214 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1150 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
761 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1070 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1117 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1322 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
350 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4382 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2219 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2985 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1596 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5012 Morohashi
3565 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
999 New Nelson (John Haig)
1582 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1705 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
866 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2272 2001 Kanji
0a8.12 The Kanji Dictionary
4-8-2 SKIP code
2-1-7 SKIP code
2010.4 Four corner code
1-31-66 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5782 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
grain
Parts:
Variants:
rice plant
Kun:
いねいな-
On:
トウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1038 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 稲架 【ハサ】 drying rice on a rack, rack for drying rice
  • 稲熱病 【イモチビョウ】 rice blight, rice blast
  • 水稲 【スイトウ】 wet-land rice
  • 占城稲 【センジョウトウ】 Champa rice
  • 中手 【ナカテ】 mid-season crops, mid-season rice, mid-season vegetables, metacarpus
  • 奥手 【オクテ】 late-growing rice, late-ripening crops, late-blooming flowers, late developer (e.g. child who reaches puberty late), late bloomer

Kun reading compounds

  • 稲 【いね】 rice plant (Oryza sativa)
  • 稲刈り 【いねかり】 rice reaping, rice harvesting
  • 束稲 【つかいね】 sheaf of rice, bundle of rice plants
  • アフリカ稲 【アフリカいね】 African rice (Oryza glaberrima)

Readings

Japanese names:
いの、 しね、 せ、 な
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dao4
Korean:
do

Spanish

  • planta de arroz

Portuguese

  • planta de arroz

French

  • plant de riz
1656 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
966 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3294 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1293 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1588 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2125 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1220 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1283 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1233 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1443 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1561 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
824 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1129 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
919 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25187P Morohashi
1219 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4158 New Nelson (John Haig)
910 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
976 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1719 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2278 2001 Kanji
5d9.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-9 SKIP code
2296.9 Four corner code
2296.3 Four corner code
1-16-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7a32 Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
grain
Parts:
Variants:
ear, ear (grain), head, crest (wave)
Kun:
On:
スイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1656 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 穂状 【スイジョウ】 shaped like an ear of grain
  • 穂状花序 【スイジョウカジョ】 spike (inflorescence)
  • 花穂 【カスイ】 spike
  • 出穂 【シュッスイ】 appearance of ears of grain

Kun reading compounds

  • 穂 【ほ】 ear (of a cereal plant), head, spike, point (of a brush, spear, etc.), tip, (pointed) head, crest (of a wave), scion (in grafting)
  • 穂木 【ほぎ】 twig used in grafting, budwood
  • 花穂 【かすい】 spike
  • 瑞穂 【みずほ】 fresh, young ears of rice

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 こう、 のり、 ほい
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
sui4
Korean:
su

Spanish

  • espiga
  • cresta (ola)

Portuguese

  • espiga (grão)
  • penacho (planta)
  • crista (onda)

French

  • épi
  • pointe
  • crête (vague)
1460 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1485 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3300 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1637 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1592 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2308 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1221 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1284 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1856 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1446 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1575 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
833 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1139 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
918 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25236P Morohashi
1232 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4168 New Nelson (John Haig)
909 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
975 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1786 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2258 2001 Kanji
5d10.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-10 SKIP code
2593.6 Four corner code
1-42-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7a42 Unicode hex code