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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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

12 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
harbor
Kun:
みなと
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
495 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 港 【コウ】 harbour
  • 港内 【コウナイ】 inside the harbour, inside the harbor
  • 入港 【ニュウコウ】 entry into port, arriving in harbor
  • 開港 【カイコウ】 opening a port (seaport, airport, etc.), starting operations at a port, opening a port to foreign vessels or trade

Kun reading compounds

  • 港 【みなと】 harbour, harbor, port
  • 港町 【みなとまち】 port city, harbor city, harbour city

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gang3
Korean:
hang, gang

Spanish

  • puerto
  • portuario

Portuguese

  • Porto (navios)

French

  • port
397 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
296 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
280 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
445 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2630 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
337 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
698 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1583 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.3 Japanese for Busy People
669 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
680 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
909 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1221 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
737 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
440 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
552 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1818 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17783P Morohashi
605 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3242 New Nelson (John Haig)
1800 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1940 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
397 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
356 2001 Kanji
3a9.13 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
3411.7 Four corner code
1-25-33 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6e2f Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
hook
Parts:
Variants:
matter, thing, fact, business, reason, possibly
Kun:
ことつか.うつか.える
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
18 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 事 【ジ】 individual concrete phenomenon (as opposed to a general principle)
  • 事故 【ジコ】 accident, incident, trouble, circumstances, reasons
  • 返事 【ヘンジ】 reply, answer, response
  • 食事 【ショクジ】 meal, dinner, diet

Kun reading compounds

  • 事 【こと】 thing, matter, incident, occurrence, event, something serious, trouble, crisis, circumstances, situation, state of affairs, work, business, affair, after an inflectable word, creates a noun phrase indicating something the speaker does not feel close to, nominalizing suffix, pretending to ..., playing make-believe ..., alias, also known as, otherwise known as, or, necessity, need, you should ..., I advise that you ..., it's important to ...
  • 事故 【じこ】 accident, incident, trouble, circumstances, reasons
  • 神事 【しんじ】 Shinto ritual
  • いい事 【いいこと】 good thing, nice thing, good excuse, good grounds, good opportunity, interjection used to impress an idea or to urge a response
  • 仕える 【つかえる】 to serve, to work for, to attend

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • cosa
  • hecho
  • asunto
  • acción

Portuguese

  • matéria
  • coisa
  • fato
  • negócios
  • razão
  • possivelmente

French

  • fait
  • chose
  • matière
  • affaire
  • raison
  • peut-être
230 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
309 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
293 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
32 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
272 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
73 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
108 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
768 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
80 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
80 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
237 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
30 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4384 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2220 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2986 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1164 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
241 Morohashi
3567 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
71 New Nelson (John Haig)
1156 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1240 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
10 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
300 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1547 2001 Kanji
0a8.15 The Kanji Dictionary
4-8-3 SKIP code
5000.7 Four corner code
1-27-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e8b Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
affair, case, matter, item
Kun:
くだん
On:
ケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
212 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 件 【ケン】 matter, affair, case, item, subject, counter for (received) emails, text messages, voicemail messages, etc., counter for accounts (on a website, email service, etc.)
  • 件数 【ケンスウ】 number of events (e.g. accidents, crimes, meetings, housing starts, hits on a web page)
  • 立件 【リッケン】 assembling a criminal case
  • ウォーターゲート事件 【ウォーターゲートジケン】 Watergate scandal (1972-1975)

Kun reading compounds

  • 件 【くだん】 the aforementioned, the said, (man, incident, etc.) in question, the above-mentioned, the aforesaid, the usual

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jian4
Korean:
geon

Spanish

  • asunto
  • caso

Portuguese

  • romance
  • caso
  • matéria
  • item

French

  • affaire
  • cas
  • matière
  • article
598 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
687 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
660 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
290 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
368 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
485 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
306 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
3.9 Japanese for Busy People
732 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
745 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
482 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
66 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
54 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
35 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
35 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
968 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
410 Morohashi
51 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
130 New Nelson (John Haig)
959 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1032 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
171 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
657 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2155 2001 Kanji
2a4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-4 SKIP code
2520.0 Four corner code
1-23-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4ef6 Unicode hex code