Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
thumb, inch
Parts:
revered, valuable, precious, noble, exalted
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
1181 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 尊 【ソン】 zun (ancient Chinese wine vessel, usu. made of bronze), honorific prefix referring to the listener, counter for buddhas
  • 尊敬 【ソンケイ】 respect, esteem, reverence, honour, honor
  • 自尊 【ジソン】 self-respect, esteem, self-importance, pride
  • 至尊 【シソン】 extreme reverence, deeply revered person, the Emperor

Kun reading compounds

  • 尊い 【とうとい】 precious, valuable, priceless, noble, exalted, sacred
  • 尊い油 【たっといあぶら】 anointing oil
  • 尊い 【とうとい】 precious, valuable, priceless, noble, exalted, sacred
  • 尊い油 【たっといあぶら】 anointing oil
  • 貴ぶ 【とうとぶ】 to value, to prize, to esteem, to respect
  • 貴ぶ 【とうとぶ】 to value, to prize, to esteem, to respect

Readings

Japanese names:
さだ、 たか、 たけ、 みこと
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zun1
Korean:
jon, jun

Spanish

  • aprecio
  • valor
  • estima
  • respeto
  • reverencia
  • apreciar
  • valorar
  • estimar
  • respetar
  • reverenciar

Portuguese

  • honrado
  • precioso
  • valioso
  • nobre
  • exaltado

French

  • révérer
  • précieux
  • noble
  • haut placé
838 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
939 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
927 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1220 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
607 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
856 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
480 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1797 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
704 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
717 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
479 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
509 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2920 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1500 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2029 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1451 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7445X Morohashi
2324 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1386 New Nelson (John Haig)
1439 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1547 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
952 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
948 2001 Kanji
2o10.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-9 SKIP code
2-9-3 SKIP code
8034.6 Four corner code
1-34-26 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c0a Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
white
Parts:
emperor
On:
コウオウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N1
721 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 皇后 【コウゴウ】 (Japanese) empress, queen
  • 皇居 【コウキョ】 Imperial Palace (of Japan), imperial residence
  • 倉皇 【ソウコウ】 hurriedly, in a hurry, in great haste
  • 教皇 【キョウコウ】 Pope
  • 皇帝 【コウテイ】 emperor
  • 皇子 【オウジ】 imperial prince
  • 法皇 【ホウオウ】 cloistered emperor, ex-emperor who has become a monk
  • 太上法皇 【ダイジョウホウオウ】 cloistered emperor, ex-emperor who has become a monk

Readings

Japanese names:
おうじ、 おお、 み
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
huang2
Korean:
hwang, wang

Spanish

  • emperador

Portuguese

  • imperador

French

  • empereur
783 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
871 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
861 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
964 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3100 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
460 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1551 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
964 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
297 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
297 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
579 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1366 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3175 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1635 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2223 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
267 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22701 Morohashi
2566 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3870 New Nelson (John Haig)
261 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
279 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
880 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
872 2001 Kanji
4f5.9 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-4 SKIP code
2610.4 Four corner code
1-25-36 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7687 Unicode hex code

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 攘夷 【ジョウイ】 expel the barbarians, expulsion of the foreigners, late Edo period (19th century) revolutionary slogan
  • 攘夷論 【ジョウイロン】 (late Edo-period) principle of excluding foreigners
  • 撃攘 【ゲキジョウ】 repulse (e.g. enemy), repelling, driving off
  • 尊攘 【ソンジョウ】 revere the Emperor; expel the western barbarians (19th century slogan)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
rang2, rang3
Korean:
yang

Spanish

Portuguese

French

2032 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
12989 Morohashi
2316 New Nelson (John Haig)
3c17.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-17 SKIP code
5003.2 Four corner code
1-58-23 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6518 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
barbarian, savage, Ainu
Jinmeiyō kanji, used in names
2324 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 夷 【イ】 barbarian
  • 夷国 【イコク】 land of the barbarians
  • 攘夷 【ジョウイ】 expel the barbarians, expulsion of the foreigners, late Edo period (19th century) revolutionary slogan
  • 征夷 【セイイ】 defeating barbarians (esp. the Emishi), conquering barbarians

Kun reading compounds

  • 夷 【えびす】 peoples formerly of northern Japan with distinct language and culture (i.e. the Ainu), provincial (i.e. a person who lives far from the city), brutish, unsophisticated warrior (esp. used by Kyoto samurai to refer to samurai from eastern Japan), foreigner, barbarian
  • 恵比寿 【えびす】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce
  • 東夷 【あずまえびす】 warrior from the eastern parts of Japan, eastern barbarians, people east of China (from the perspective of China)
  • 荒夷 【あらえびす】 (in Japanese history) crude warrior from the eastern parts of the country, wild man

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yi2
Korean:
i

Spanish

  • bárbaro
  • salvaje

Portuguese

French

182 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
535 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
4349 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2962 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
5852 Morohashi
1143 New Nelson (John Haig)
2881 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2893 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
0a6.24 The Kanji Dictionary
4-6-4 SKIP code
5003.2 Four corner code
1-16-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5937 Unicode hex code