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

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 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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On reading compounds

  • 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

14 strokes
Radical:
horse
Parts:
Variants:
station
On:
エキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
724 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 駅 【エキ】 railway station, train station, staging post on a highway (in pre-modern Japan), counter for railway stations and bus stations
  • 駅員 【エキイン】 (train) station attendant, station employee, station staff
  • 宿駅 【シュクエキ】 relay station, post station, stage
  • 終着駅 【シュウチャクエキ】 terminal station

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yi4
Korean:
yeog

Spanish

  • estación

Portuguese

  • estação

French

  • gare
158 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
253 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
233 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
384 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5199 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
189 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
101 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2172 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.12 Japanese for Busy People
284 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
284 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
56 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1915 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2292 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1184 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1618 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2003 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44633P Morohashi
1822 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6735 New Nelson (John Haig)
1984 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2138 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
426 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3462 2001 Kanji
10a4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-10-4 SKIP code
7738.7 Four corner code
1-17-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
99c5 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
mound, dam (阝 left) 阜 (阝)
Parts:
Variants:
heights, slope
Kun:
さか
On:
ハン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
503 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 阪神 【ハンシン】 Osaka-Kobe, Hanshin (company name: railway, dept. store, baseball team, etc.)
  • 阪神大震災 【ハンシンダイシンサイ】 Great Hanshin Earthquake (January 17, 1995)
  • 京阪 【ケイハン】 Kyoto and Osaka, Kyoto-Osaka area
  • 在阪 【ザイハン】 being based in Osaka, being in Osaka

Kun reading compounds

  • 坂 【さか】 slope, incline, hill, milestone, (age) mark
  • 大阪 【おおさか】 Osaka (city, prefecture)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ban3
Korean:
pan

Spanish

  • cuesta
  • pendiente
  • abreviación de Osaka

Portuguese

French

  • coteaux
  • pente
401 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4979 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1893 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
375 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
450 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
321 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
243 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1303 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41562 Morohashi
271 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6428 New Nelson (John Haig)
1294 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1390 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3667 2001 Kanji
2d4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
7124.7 Four corner code
1-26-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
962a Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
sign 示 (礻)
Parts:
gods, mind, soul
Kun:
かみかん-こう-
On:
シンジン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
347 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 神 【シン】 spirit, psyche, god, deity, divinity, kami
  • 神経 【シンケイ】 nerve, nerves, sensitivity
  • 安心 【アンシン】 relief, peace of mind
  • 失神 【シッシン】 faint, trance, swoon, stupefaction
  • 神 【シン】 spirit, psyche, god, deity, divinity, kami
  • 神社 【ジンジャ】 Shinto shrine
  • 天神 【テンジン】 heavenly god, heavenly gods, spirit of Sugawara no Michizane, Tenmangu shrine (dedicated to Michizane's spirit), pit of a dried plum, dried plum, tenjin hairstyle, prostitute of the second-highest class (Edo period), tuning peg (on a biwa or shamisen)
  • 石神 【シャクジン】 stone which is worshipped, image of a god in stone

Kun reading compounds

  • 神 【かみ】 god, deity, divinity, spirit, kami, incredible, fantastic, amazing, Emperor (of Japan), thunder
  • 神様 【かみさま】 God, god, ace, king, superior person, god (amongst men)
  • 大神 【おおかみ】 god
  • ギ神 【ギかみ】 Greek mythology

Readings

Japanese names:
か、 かぐ、 かな、 かも、 くま、 こ、 こは、 だま、 み
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shen2
Korean:
sin

Spanish

  • dios
  • alma

Portuguese

  • Deus
  • mente
  • alma
  • divindade
  • divino

French

  • divinité
  • esprit
  • âme
257 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
340 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
324 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
229 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3245 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
205 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
774 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
853 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
310 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
310 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
586 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1422 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1143 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
615 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
821 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1128 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
24673P Morohashi
912 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4087 New Nelson (John Haig)
1119 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1200 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
191 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
333 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
655 2001 Kanji
4e5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-5 SKIP code
3520.6 Four corner code
1-31-32 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
795e Unicode hex code