Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
mountain
Parts:
beach
Kun:
きし
On:
ガン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
556 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 岸壁 【ガンペキ】 quay, wharf, jetty, wall-like shoreline, cliff wall
  • 岸頭 【ガントウ】 shore, wharf
  • 護岸 【ゴガン】 river dike
  • 対岸 【タイガン】 opposite shore

Kun reading compounds

  • 岸 【きし】 bank, coast, shore
  • 岸辺 【きしべ】 shore, bank (of a body of water)
  • 片岸 【かたぎし】 one bank (of a river)
  • 彼の岸 【かのきし】 nirvana

Readings

Japanese names:
けし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
an4
Korean:
an

Spanish

  • playa
  • costa
  • orilla

Portuguese

  • Praia

French

  • côte
  • rive
  • plage
177 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
267 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
248 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
847 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1413 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
687 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
488 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
941 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
586 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
595 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
456 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
539 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2777 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1424 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1920 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1668 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8009 Morohashi
2236 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1459 New Nelson (John Haig)
1653 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1782 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
294 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1255 2001 Kanji
3o5.11 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
2224.1 Four corner code
1-20-63 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5cb8 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
book, present, main, origin, true, real, counter for long cylindrical things
Kun:
もと
On:
ホン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
10 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 本 【ホン】 book, volume, script, this, present, main, head, real, regular, counter for long cylindrical things, counter for films, TV shows, etc., counter for goals, home runs, etc., counter for telephone calls
  • 本位 【ホンイ】 standard, basis, principle
  • 社会資本 【シャカイシホン】 social capital, SOC
  • 配本 【ハイホン】 distribution of books

Kun reading compounds

  • 元 【もと】 origin, source, base, basis, foundation, root, cause, ingredient, material, (somebody's) side, (somebody's) location, original cost (or capital, principal, etc.), (plant) root, (tree) trunk, first section of a waka, counter for blades of grass, tree trunks, etc., and for falcons (in falconry), handle (chopsticks, brush, etc.), grip
  • 本木 【もとき】 original stock
  • 大本 【おおもと】 root, origin, source, cause, basis, foundation, Ōmoto (religion)
  • 旗本 【はたもと】 shogunal vassal, direct retainer of a shogun

Readings

Japanese names:
まと、 ごう
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ben3
Korean:
bon

Spanish

  • libro
  • origen
  • base
  • contador de cosas alargadas

Portuguese

  • livro
  • presente
  • real
  • verdadeiro
  • principal
  • sufixo p/ contagem De coisas longas

French

  • livre
  • présent
  • essentiel
  • origine
  • principal
  • réalité
  • vérité
  • compteur d'objets allongés
45 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
76 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
70 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
15 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
96 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
20 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
61 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
212 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
25 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
25 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
37 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1046 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4314 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2183 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2937 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
215 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14421 Morohashi
3502 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2536 New Nelson (John Haig)
211 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
224 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
6 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
47 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1855 2001 Kanji
0a5.25 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-3 SKIP code
5023.0 Four corner code
1-43-60 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
672c Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
genius, years old, cubic shaku
On:
サイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
1497 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 才 【サイ】 ability, gift, talent, aptitude, genius, sai, traditional unit of volume, approx. 1.8 ml
  • 歳 【サイ】 -years-old
  • 鬼才 【キサイ】 wizard, genius, remarkable talent, exceptional ability
  • 英才 【エイサイ】 genius, brilliance, unusual talent, gifted person, person of unusual talent

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
cai2
Korean:
jae

Spanish

  • talento
  • capacidad
  • habilidad
  • años de edad

Portuguese

  • gênio
  • anos antigos

French

  • génie
  • "(x) ans" (âge)
  • shaku cubique (18,04 ml)
217 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
139 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
126 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
639 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
270 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
574 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
553 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
35 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
551 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
560 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
739 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
853 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4218 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2131 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2880 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
688 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11769 Morohashi
3410 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2059 New Nelson (John Haig)
681 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
736 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
85 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1447 2001 Kanji
0a3.27 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-3 SKIP code
5000.0 Four corner code
4020.0 Four corner code
1-26-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
624d Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
one
Parts:
Variants:
three
Kun:
み.つみっ.つ
On:
サンゾウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
14 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 三 【サン】 three, tri-
  • 三 【サン】 three
  • 十三 【ジュウサン】 thirteen, 13, king (playing card)
  • 七三 【シチサン】 7 or 3 ratio, hair parted on one side
  • 四三 【シソウ】 one four-of-a-kind and one three-of-a-kind in a dealt hand, three and a four (in dice games)

Kun reading compounds

  • 三 【さん】 three, tri-
  • 三十日 【みそか】 last day of the month
  • 三つ 【みっつ】 three, three years of age
  • 三つ折り 【みつおり】 threefold, folded in three
  • 三つ 【みっつ】 three, three years of age
  • 3つの密 【みっつのみつ】 three Cs, three conditions that facilitate the transmission of infectious diseases (closed spaces, crowds, and close contact)

Readings

Japanese names:
か、 さ、 さい、 さえ、 さぶ、 ざ、 ざえ、 ざぶ、 そう、 ぞ、 ただ、 みつ、 みん、 も、 や
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
san1
Korean:
sam

Spanish

  • tres
  • 3

Portuguese

  • três

French

  • trois
3 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
3 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
23 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
10 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
8 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
3 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
4 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
22 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
4 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
4 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
5 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2423 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1225 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1689 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
3 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12 Morohashi
1924 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
8 New Nelson (John Haig)
3 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
3 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
21 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
10 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3072 2001 Kanji
0a3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-2 SKIP code
1010.1 Four corner code
1-27-16 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e09 Unicode hex code