Jisho

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14 strokes
Radical:
roof
Parts:
widow, minority, few
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2035 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 寡 【カ】 minority, small numbers, unmarried person, widow, widower
  • 寡婦 【カフ】 widow, divorced woman not remarried, unmarried woman
  • 多寡 【タカ】 degree (of something), greatness or smallness (of something), quantity, number, amount, size
  • 鰥寡 【カンカ】 widow and widower, lonely people

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gua3
Korean:
gwa

Spanish

  • poco
  • solo
  • viudo

Portuguese

  • viúva
  • minoria
  • poucos

French

  • très peu
  • minorité
  • veuve
1053 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1935 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1337 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1855 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1216 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1851 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2007 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1660 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
494 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2957 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1518 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2059 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
791 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7286 Morohashi
2344 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1363 New Nelson (John Haig)
617 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
664 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1699 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
745 2001 Kanji
3m11.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-11 SKIP code
3022.7 Four corner code
1-18-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5be1 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
  • 作文 【サクブン】 writing (an essay, prose, etc.), composition, formal writing with little real meaning
  • 製作 【セイサク】 manufacture, production
  • 制作 【セイサク】 work (film, book), production, creation, turning (something) out, development
  • 作 【サク】 work (e.g. of art), production, harvest, cultivation, farming, crop, yield, technique
  • 作文 【サクブン】 writing (an essay, prose, etc.), composition, formal writing with little real meaning
  • 操作 【ソウサ】 operation, management, handling, manipulating (to one's benefit), manipulation, influencing
  • 動作 【ドウサ】 movement (of the body), action, motion, gesture, bearing, carriage, behaviour, behavior, demeanour, demeanor, operation (of a machine, software, etc.), running, working, functioning

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
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-26-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f5c Unicode hex code