Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
corpse
Parts:
nun
Kun:
あま
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1844 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 尼 【ニ】 bhikkhuni (fully ordained nun), Indonesia
  • 尼僧 【ニソウ】 Buddhist nun, Catholic nun, sister
  • 僧尼 【ソウニ】 monks and nuns
  • 修道尼 【シュウドウニ】 nun

Kun reading compounds

  • 尼 【あま】 Buddhist nun, Catholic nun, sister, bitch, Amagasaki (city in Hyogo Prefecture), Amazon (online retailer)
  • 尼鷺 【あまさぎ】 cattle egret (Bubulcus ibis)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ni2
Korean:
ni, il

Spanish

  • monja budista
  • monja

Portuguese

  • Freira

French

  • nonne
1674 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1661 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1378 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1688 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1228 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
175 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1620 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1728 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1722 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
522 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3767 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1919 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2611 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1063 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7635 Morohashi
3033 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1405 New Nelson (John Haig)
1054 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1133 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1046 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3756 2001 Kanji
3r2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-2 SKIP code
7721.2 Four corner code
1-38-84 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c3c Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
mountain
Parts:
Variants:
promontory, cape, spit
Kun:
さきさいみさき
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
533 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 崎崖 【キガイ】 steepness of a mountain
  • 崎嶇 【キク】 steep (mountain), precipitous, hard (life), difficult, troubled
  • 川崎 【カワサキ】 Kawasaki (city)
  • 長崎 【ナガサキ】 Nagasaki (city, prefecture)

Kun reading compounds

  • 崎 【さき】 small peninsula, cape, promontory, headland
  • 川崎 【かわさき】 Kawasaki (city)
  • 長崎 【ながさき】 Nagasaki (city, prefecture)
  • 岬 【みさき】 cape (on coast)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qi2
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • promontorio
  • cabo
  • espita

Portuguese

  • promontorio
  • cabo
  • ponta

French

  • promontoire
  • cap
  • pointe
1297 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
457 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1426 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1898 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1243 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1592 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1362 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1447 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1293 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
545 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
569 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
345 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
428 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
785 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8169 Morohashi
472 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1485 New Nelson (John Haig)
778 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
840 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1424 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1249 2001 Kanji
3o8.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
2472.1 Four corner code
1-26-74 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5d0e Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
turban, scarf
Parts:
market, city, town
Kun:
いち
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
42 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 市 【シ】 city
  • 市民 【シミン】 citizen, citizenry, public, city inhabitant, townspeople, bourgeoisie, middle class
  • 同市 【ドウシ】 same city
  • 田園都市 【デンエントシ】 garden city

Kun reading compounds

  • 市 【いち】 market, fair
  • 市場 【いちば】 (town) market, (street) market, marketplace
  • 骨董市 【こっとういち】 antique market, flea market
  • 草市 【くさいち】 flower market during Obon, fair of plants and flowers (as offerings)

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 ち
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi4
Korean:
si

Spanish

  • mercado
  • ciudad

Portuguese

  • mercado
  • cidade

French

  • marché
  • ville
  • cité
222 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
144 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
130 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
78 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
284 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
119 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
162 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
195 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.4 Japanese for Busy People
181 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
181 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
547 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
556 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2487 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1258 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1724 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
419 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8775 Morohashi
1993 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1549 New Nelson (John Haig)
412 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
440 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
305 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
109 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
444 2001 Kanji
2j3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-3 SKIP code
4-4-3 SKIP code
0022.7 Four corner code
1-27-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e02 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
scribe, account, narrative
Kun:
しる.す
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
149 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 記 【キ】 account, history, chronicle, annals, record, Kojiki, Records of Ancient Matters
  • 記憶 【キオク】 memory, recollection, remembrance, memory, storage
  • 暗記 【アンキ】 memorization, memorisation, learning by heart
  • 筆記 【ヒッキ】 (taking) notes, copying

Kun reading compounds

  • 記す 【しるす】 to write down, to note, to jot down, to remember

Readings

Japanese names:
のり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji4
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • crónica
  • narración
  • memorizar
  • anotar
  • consignar por escrito

Portuguese

  • escriba
  • contar
  • narrativa
  • narrar

French

  • inscrire
  • compte-rendu
  • narration
180 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
105 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
95 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
147 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4318 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
301 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
895 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1149 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
371 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
372 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
633 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1660 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1843 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
974 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1321 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
535 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35244 Morohashi
1453 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5563 New Nelson (John Haig)
529 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
568 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
209 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
190 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3056 2001 Kanji
7a3.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-3 SKIP code
0761.7 Four corner code
1-21-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8a18 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
wish, sense, idea, thought, feeling, desire, attention
On:
ネン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
390 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 念 【ネン】 sense, idea, thought, feeling, desire, concern, attention, care
  • 念願 【ネンガン】 one's heart's desire, one's dearest wish
  • 残念 【ザンネン】 regrettable, unfortunate, disappointing, vexing
  • 記念 【キネン】 commemoration, celebration, remembrance, memory, honoring the memory of, memento, souvenir, keepsake

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
nian4
Korean:
nyeom

Spanish

  • deseo
  • pensamiento
  • sentimiento

Portuguese

  • desejo
  • sentido
  • idéia
  • pensamento
  • sentimento
  • atenção

French

  • désir
  • souhait
  • sens
  • idée
  • pensée
  • sentiment
  • attention
689 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
590 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
561 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
469 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
424 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
316 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
532 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
670 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
579 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
588 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1117 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
774 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2554 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1304 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1773 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1604 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10390 Morohashi
2059 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1800 New Nelson (John Haig)
1590 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1715 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
333 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
514 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2858 2001 Kanji
2a6.24 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-6 SKIP code
2-4-4 SKIP code
8033.2 Four corner code
1-39-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5ff5 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
eight
Parts:
public, prince, official, governmental
Kun:
おおやけ
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
118 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 公 【コウ】 public matter, governmental matter, prince, duke, lord, sir, familiar or derogatory suffix
  • 公園 【コウエン】 (public) park
  • 王侯 【オウコウ】 king and princes, noble rank
  • 大公 【タイコウ】 archduke
  • 公家 【クゲ】 court noble, nobility, Imperial Court
  • 公廨 【クガイ】 government office
  • 夙 【シュク】 outcasts common around the Kyoto region from the Kamakura period to the Edo period

Kun reading compounds

  • 公 【おおやけ】 official, governmental, formal, public (use, matter, forum, etc.), common, being public knowledge, being out in the open, exposure to public view
  • 公にする 【おおやけにする】 to make public

Readings

Japanese names:
あきら、 き、 きみ、 きん、 たか、 ただし、 とも、 ひろ、 まさ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gong1
Korean:
gong

Spanish

  • público
  • imparcial
  • oficial

Portuguese

  • público
  • príncipe
  • oficial
  • governamental

French

  • public
  • prince
  • officiel
  • gouvernemental
210 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
126 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
277 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
122 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
579 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
219 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
341 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
156 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
126 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
126 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
323 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
152 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2468 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1249 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1715 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
792 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1452 Morohashi
1974 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
372 New Nelson (John Haig)
784 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
847 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
212 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
92 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2071 2001 Kanji
2o2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
8073.0 Four corner code
8073.2 Four corner code
1-24-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
516c Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
park, garden, yard, farm
Kun:
その
On:
エン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
628 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 園 【ソノ】 garden (esp. man-made), orchard, park, plantation, place, location
  • 園芸 【エンゲイ】 horticulture, gardening
  • 入園 【ニュウエン】 enrollment in kindergarten, enrolment in nursery school, entering a park, garden, zoo, etc.
  • 農園 【ノウエン】 farm, plantation

Kun reading compounds

  • 園 【その】 garden (esp. man-made), orchard, park, plantation, place, location
  • 園生 【えんせい】 garden (esp. with trees), park
  • 竹の園 【たけのその】 bamboo garden, Imperial family
  • 学びの園 【まなびのその】 educational institution

Readings

Japanese names:
おん、 ぞの
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yuan2
Korean:
weon

Spanish

  • parque
  • jardín
  • academia

Portuguese

  • parque
  • jardim
  • quintal
  • fazenda

French

  • parc
  • jardin
  • ferme
159 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
84 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
234 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
412 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1047 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
327 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
425 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2046 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
447 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
454 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
324 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
346 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3914 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2017 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2722 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
592 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4818 Morohashi
3156 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
962 New Nelson (John Haig)
585 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
629 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
223 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1465 2001 Kanji
3s10.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-10 SKIP code
6073.2 Four corner code
6023.2 Four corner code
1-17-64 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5712 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
land, six
Kun:
おか
On:
リクロク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
736 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 陸 【リク】 land, shore
  • 陸軍 【リクグン】 army
  • 着陸 【チャクリク】 landing, alighting, touch down
  • 上陸 【ジョウリク】 landing, going ashore, disembarkation, making landfall (of a typhoon), striking land, hitting land
  • 六 【ロク】 six, 6
  • 碌 【ロク】 satisfactory, decent, good, proper, worthy
  • 碌々 【ロクロク】 (not) well, (not) properly, (not) enough, (not) sufficiently
  • 双六 【スゴロク】 race game (board game played with dice in which the object is to reach the end of a track), ban-sugoroku, traditional Japanese board game similar to backgammon

Kun reading compounds

  • 陸 【りく】 land, shore
  • 丘 【おか】 hill, height, knoll, rising ground, bonus points awarded to the winner at the end of a game

Readings

Japanese names:
くが、 たち、 みち、 む、 むつ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
lu4, liu4
Korean:
ryug

Spanish

  • tierra

Portuguese

  • terra

French

  • continent
  • six
529 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
627 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
597 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
651 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5005 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
193 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
987 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1312 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
647 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
657 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
833 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
740 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
659 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
399 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
496 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1527 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41708 Morohashi
543 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6461 New Nelson (John Haig)
1513 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1631 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
445 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
579 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3672 2001 Kanji
2d8.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-8 SKIP code
1-2-8 SKIP code
7421.4 Four corner code
1-46-6 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9678 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
one
Parts:
Variants:

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  • 上 【ジョウ】 from the standpoint of, as a matter of (e.g. fact), in the field of, being of the type of, aboard (a ship or vehicle), on top of, on, above, first volume (e.g. book), superior quality, best, top, high class, going up, governmental, imperial, presenting, showing, ana-
  • 上着 【ウワギ】 coat, tunic, jacket, outer garment
  • 向上 【コウジョウ】 elevation, rise, improvement, advancement, progress
  • 北上 【ホクジョウ】 going north
  • 上人 【ショウニン】 holy priest, saint
  • 上下 【ショウカ】 top and bottom, up and down, high and low, above and below, upper and lower ends, upper and lower classes, ruler and ruled, the government and the people
  • 和尚 【オショウ】 priestly teacher, preceptor, monk (esp. the head monk of a temple), priest, head priest, second highest priestly rank in Buddhism, master (of one's art, trade, etc.)
  • 呈上 【テイジョウ】 giving, gifting, presenting
  • 上海 【シャンハイ】 Shanghai (China)
  • 上湯 【シャンタン】 top-grade Chinese soup stock

Kun reading compounds

  • 上 【うえ】 above, up, over, elder (e.g. daughter), top, summit, head (e.g. of a staircase), surface, before, previous, superiority, one's superior, one's elder, on top of that, besides, what's more, not only ... but, upon (further inspection, etc.), based on (and occurring after), matters concerning ..., as concerns ..., since (i.e. "for that reason"), honorable, venerable, place of one's superior (e.g. the throne), emperor, sovereign, shogun, daimyo, noblewoman (esp. the wife of a nobleman)
  • 上向き 【うわむき】 pointing up, pointing upward, upturn, uptrend, upward tendency
  • 父上 【ちちうえ】 father
  • 床上 【ゆかうえ】 on a floor, above floor level
  • 上 【かみ】 upper reaches (of a river), upper stream, top, upper part, upper half (of the body), long ago, beginning, first, person of high rank (e.g. the emperor), government, imperial court, imperial capital (i.e. Kyoto), capital region (i.e. Kansai), region (or direction of) the imperial palace, head (of a table), wife, mistress (of a restaurant)
  • 上手 【うわて】 upper part, upper stream, upper course of a river, right side of the stage (audience's or camera's POV), stage left (actor's POV), skillful (in comparisons), dexterity, over-arm grip on opponent's belt
  • 風上 【かざかみ】 windward, upwind
  • 御上 【おかみ】 the Emperor, His Majesty, the government, the authorities, proprietress, hostess, landlady, mistress, your wife, his wife, (one's) master, lord
  • 上げる 【あげる】 to raise, to elevate, to do up (one's hair), to fly (a kite, etc.), to launch (fireworks, etc.), to surface (a submarine, etc.), to land (a boat), to deep-fry, to show someone (into a room), to give, to send someone (away), to enrol (one's child in school), to enroll, to increase (price, quality, status, etc.), to develop (talent, skill), to improve, to make (a loud sound), to raise (one's voice), to earn (something desirable), to praise, to give (an example, etc.), to cite, to summon up (all of one's energy, etc.), to arrest, to nominate, to summon (for geishas, etc.), to offer up (incense, a prayer, etc.) to the gods (or Buddha, etc.), to bear (a child), to conduct (a ceremony, esp. a wedding), (of the tide) to come in, to vomit, to do for (the sake of someone else), to complete ..., to humbly do ...
  • 上がる 【あがる】 to rise, to go up, to come up, to ascend, to be raised, to enter (esp. from outdoors), to come in, to go in, to enter (a school), to advance to the next grade, to get out (of water), to come ashore, to increase, to improve, to make progress, to be promoted, to advance, to be made (of profit, etc.), to occur (esp. of a favourable result), to be adequate (to cover expenses, etc.), to be finished, to be done, to be over, (of rain) to stop, to lift, to stop (working properly), to cut out, to give out, to die, to win (in a card game, etc.), to be arrested, to turn up (of evidence, etc.), to be deep fried, to be spoken loudly, to get nervous, to get stage fright, to be offered (to the gods, etc.), to go, to visit, to eat, to drink, to be listed (as a candidate), to serve (in one's master's home), to go north, to be complete, to finish
  • 上がり 【あがり】 rise, increase, ascent, income, takings, earnings, proceeds, (crop) yield, return, profit, completion, end, finish, end result (e.g. of crafts), how something comes out, finish, finishing (in a board or card game, etc.), green tea (esp. in a sushi restaurant), after (rain, illness, etc.), ex- (e.g. ex-bureaucrat), former
  • 上がりこむ 【あがりこむ】 to enter (house, room, etc.), to step in
  • 芸者上がり 【げいしゃあがり】 ex-geisha, former geisha
  • 上る 【のぼる】 to ascend, to go up, to climb, to ascend (as a natural process, e.g. the Sun), to rise, to go to (the capital), to be promoted, to add up to, to advance (in price), to swim up (a river), to sail up, to come up (on the agenda)
  • 上り 【のぼり】 ascent, climbing, ascending (path), climb, up-train, train heading toward the starting point of its route, upbound (esp. toward Tokyo), upstream, uphill
  • 上り下り 【のぼりくだり】 going up and down, ascent and descent, climb and descent
  • 逆上せる 【のぼせる】 to feel dizzy, to have blood rush to one's head, to lose one's cool, to be obsessed, to be infatuated, to become conceited
  • 上せる 【のぼせる】 to raise, to record, to bring up (a matter), to serve (food), to send some on out
  • 上す 【のぼす】 to raise, to record, to bring up (a matter), to serve (food), to send someone out

Readings

Japanese names:
あおい、 あげ、 い、 か、 かき、 かず、 かん、 こう、 のぼり、 ほつ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shang4, shang3
Korean:
sang

Spanish

  • arriba
  • encima
  • parte superior
  • cima
  • superficie

Portuguese

  • acima
  • para cima
  • sobre
  • subir
  • galgar
  • em cima
  • escalar

French

  • au-dessus
  • haut
  • monter
  • donner (je te donne)
20 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
23 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
37 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
21 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
798 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
29 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
5 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
47 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.14 Japanese for Busy People
32 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
32 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
31 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
6 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4212 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2128 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2876 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
49 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13 Morohashi
3404 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
10 New Nelson (John Haig)
49 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
50 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
29 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
12 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1272 2001 Kanji
2m1.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-2 SKIP code
2110.0 Four corner code
1-30-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e0a Unicode hex code

20 strokes
Radical:
stand, erect
Parts:
emulate, compete with, bid, sell at auction, bout, contest, race
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
610 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 競争 【キョウソウ】 competition, contest, rivalry, race, competition (between organisms or species)
  • 競技 【キョウギ】 game, match, contest
  • 競馬 【ケイバ】 horse racing
  • 競売 【キョウバイ】 auction

Kun reading compounds

  • 競う 【きそう】 to compete, to contend, to vie, to contest
  • 競る 【せる】 to compete, to bid, to sell at auction
  • 比べる 【くらべる】 to compare, to make a comparison, to compete, to vie

Readings

Japanese names:
かい、 わたなべ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jing4
Korean:
gyeong

Spanish

  • competir
  • rivalizar
  • comparar

Portuguese

  • imitar
  • competir com
  • oferta
  • vender em leilão
  • disputa
  • competição
  • corrida

French

  • compétition
  • rivaliser
  • enchère
  • vente aux enchères
  • combat
  • concours
  • course
379 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
487 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
463 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
609 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3364 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
464 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
789 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2927 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
852 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
871 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1020 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1463 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2322 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1200 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1639 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
441 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25831 Morohashi
1847 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4244 New Nelson (John Haig)
434 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
465 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
640 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
457 2001 Kanji
5b15.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-10-10 SKIP code
2-10-10 SKIP code
0021.6 Four corner code
1-22-5 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7af6 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
Variants:
skill, art, craft, ability, feat, performance, vocation, arts
Kun:
わざ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
434 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 技 【ワザ】 technique, art, skill, move
  • 技術 【ギジュツ】 technology, engineering, technique, skill, art, craft
  • 演技 【エンギ】 acting, performance
  • 球技 【キュウギ】 ball game (e.g. baseball, tennis, soccer), billiards

Kun reading compounds

  • 技 【わざ】 technique, art, skill, move
  • 技あり 【わざあり】 waza-ari (in judo, a half-point awarded for good but incomplete execution)
  • 寝技 【ねわざ】 pinning technique (in wrestling or judo), underhanded dealings
  • 投げ技 【なげわざ】 throw or throwing technique (sumo, judo)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji4
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • habilidad
  • arte
  • técnica

Portuguese

  • habilidade
  • arte
  • ofício
  • capacidade
  • façanha
  • performance
  • vocação
  • artes

French

  • habileté
  • art
  • technique
  • jeu (d'acteur)
  • prouesse
  • métier
  • vocation
  • arts
579 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
673 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
644 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
387 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1853 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
463 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
558 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
381 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
871 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
891 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
369 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
857 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
292 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
185 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
221 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
719 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11855 Morohashi
248 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2092 New Nelson (John Haig)
712 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
769 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
665 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1367 2001 Kanji
3c4.16 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
5404.7 Four corner code
1-21-27 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6280 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
Variants:
location, place
Kun:
On:
ジョウチョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
52 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 場 【ジョウ】 place, spot, grounds, arena, stadium, range, course
  • 場外 【ジョウガイ】 outside the hall (or stadium, market, etc.), off the grounds, off the premises, off-track
  • 会場 【カイジョウ】 assembly hall, meeting place, venue, site, grounds
  • 入場 【ニュウジョウ】 entrance, admission, entering

Kun reading compounds

  • 場 【ば】 place, spot, space, field, discipline, sphere, realm, occasion, situation, scene (of a play, movie, etc.), session (of the stock market), field, table, area in which cards are laid out (in a card game), round (east, south, etc.), field, field
  • 場合 【ばあい】 case, situation
  • 本場 【ほんば】 home (of something), place famous for its ..., center (e.g. of manufacture), best place (for), place of origin, birthplace, cradle, morning session, last session in the morning
  • 役場 【やくば】 town hall

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chang2, chang3
Korean:
jang

Spanish

  • lugar
  • situación
  • momento

Portuguese

  • localização
  • lugar

French

  • lieu
  • place
  • aire
  • champ (magnétique)
252 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
161 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
144 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
34 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1113 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
250 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
145 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
3.2 Japanese for Busy People
154 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
154 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
335 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
380 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
678 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
408 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
512 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
551 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5278 Morohashi
558 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1058 New Nelson (John Haig)
545 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
584 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
49 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
216 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1451 2001 Kanji
3b9.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
4612.7 Four corner code
1-30-76 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5834 Unicode hex code