Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
thumb, inch
Parts:
Variants:
specialty, exclusive, mainly, solely
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
506 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 専 【セン】 having a fetish for ..., specializing in ..., majoring in ..., first, foremost, number one priority, doing as one pleases, acting selfishly, fired brick
  • 専業 【センギョウ】 special occupation, principal occupation, specialty, monopoly
  • 住専 【ジュウセン】 housing-loan corporation
  • 高専 【コウセン】 technical college, higher schools and colleges

Kun reading compounds

  • 専ら 【もっぱら】 wholly, solely, entirely, exclusively, devotedly, fixedly, principally, mostly, chiefly, mainly
  • 専らにする 【もっぱらにする】 devote oneself to, to do as one pleases, to act selfishly

Readings

Chinese:
zhuan1
Korean:
jeon

Spanish

  • especialidad
  • exclusivo
  • solamente
  • totalmente
  • enteramente

Portuguese

  • exclusividade
  • exclusivo
  • principalmente
  • somente

French

  • spécialité
  • exclusivement
  • principalement
  • uniquement
830 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
925 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
914 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
526 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1350 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
413 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
478 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
973 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
600 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
610 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
797 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
503 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3272 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1690 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2297 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
46 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2644 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1377 New Nelson (John Haig)
46 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
47 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
886 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1548 2001 Kanji
0a9.16 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-3 SKIP code
5034.6 Four corner code
1-32-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c02 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
gate
Parts:
gate, counter for cannons
Kun:
かど
On:
モン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
452 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 門 【モン】 gate, branch of learning based on the teachings of a single master, division, phylum, counter for cannons
  • 門下 【モンカ】 one's pupil, one's student, one's follower
  • 入門 【ニュウモン】 entering an institution, beginning training, primer, manual, introduction (to)
  • 宗門 【シュウモン】 (religious) denomination, sect

Kun reading compounds

  • 門 【もん】 gate, branch of learning based on the teachings of a single master, division, phylum, counter for cannons
  • 門出 【かどで】 leaving one's own house (e.g. when going to war), departure, setting out, starting a new life, starting life anew
  • 帝 【みかど】 emperor (of Japan), mikado, (the gates of an) imperial residence
  • 口は災いの門 【くちはわざわいのかど】 words can lead to disaster, the tongue is the root of calamities, the more you open your mouth the more likely you are to put your foot in it
  • 戸 【と】 door (esp. Japanese-style), shutter, window shutter, entrance (to a home), narrows
  • 門浪 【となみ】 waves in narrow straits
  • 鳴門 【なると】 strait with a roaring tidal ebb and flow, whirlpool, maelstrom, kamaboko with a spiral whirlpool-like pattern, cooking technique where ingredients are cut in a spiral pattern, Naruto (city in Tokushima), Naruto Strait, Naruto wakame
  • 長門 【ながと】 Nagato (former province located in the west of present-day Yamaguchi Prefecture)

Readings

Japanese names:
じょう、 も、 と、 ゆき
Chinese:
men2
Korean:
mun

Spanish

  • puerta

Portuguese

  • portões

French

  • portail
  • compteur de canons
143 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
231 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
211 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
385 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4940 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
105 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
269 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
601 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
161 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
161 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
445 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1838 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1100 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
597 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
789 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1630 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41208 Morohashi
888 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6381 New Nelson (John Haig)
1616 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1743 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
376 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
168 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3853 2001 Kanji
8e0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
3-8-0 SKIP code
7777.7 Four corner code
7777.0 Four corner code
1-44-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9580 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
word, speech, language
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
301 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 語 【ゴ】 language, word
  • 語学 【ゴガク】 study of foreign languages, linguistics
  • 標語 【ヒョウゴ】 motto, slogan, catchword
  • 造語 【ゾウゴ】 coined word, coinage, neologism

Kun reading compounds

  • 語る 【かたる】 to talk about, to speak of, to tell, to narrate, to recite, to chant, to indicate, to show
  • 語るに落ちる 【かたるにおちる】 to let slip a secret, to let the cat out of the bag
  • 語らう 【かたらう】 to talk, to tell, to recite, to pledge, to conspire with

Readings

Chinese:
yu3, yu4
Korean:
eo

Spanish

  • palabra
  • discurso
  • lenguaje
  • hablar
  • conversar
  • narrar

Portuguese

  • palavra
  • discurso
  • língua

French

  • langage
  • mot
  • raconter
209 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
124 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
112 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
274 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4374 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
231 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
87 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2136 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
67 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
67 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
154 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1685 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1944 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1040 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1402 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
353 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35533 Morohashi
1543 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5628 New Nelson (John Haig)
347 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
371 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
211 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
231 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3077 2001 Kanji
7a7.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-7 SKIP code
0166.1 Four corner code
1-24-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a9e Unicode hex code