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

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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

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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

7 strokes
Radical:
stopping
Parts:
good, pleasing, skilled
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
501 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 良 【リョウ】 good (quality, condition, etc.), Good (grade), B
  • 良好 【リョウコウ】 good, fine, excellent, favorable, favourable, satisfactory
  • 優良 【ユウリョウ】 superior, excellent, fine
  • 選良 【センリョウ】 member of parliament, the elite

Kun reading compounds

  • 良い 【よい】 good, excellent, fine, nice, pleasant, agreeable, sufficient, enough, ready, prepared, profitable (deal, business offer, etc.), beneficial, OK, all right, fine, no problem
  • いい男 【いいおとこ】 handsome man, looker, good guy, great guy, influential person (esp. in the yakuza), sumo wrestler
  • いい男 【いいおとこ】 handsome man, looker, good guy, great guy, influential person (esp. in the yakuza), sumo wrestler
  • いい大人 【いいおとな】 (an) adult their age (should, should not, etc.), grown man (woman), person who is old enough (to know better)

Readings

Japanese names:
じ、 なが、 まこと、 よし、 ら、 りょ、 ろう
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
liang2
Korean:
ryang

Spanish

  • bueno
  • sobresaliente

Portuguese

  • bom
  • agradável
  • hábil

French

  • bon
  • plaisant
  • habile
530 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
628 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
598 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
520 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3885 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
586 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
861 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
767 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
321 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
321 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
602 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1642 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4373 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2216 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2980 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1480 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30597 Morohashi
3558 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4954 New Nelson (John Haig)
1468 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1578 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
479 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
492 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
865 2001 Kanji
0a7.3 The Kanji Dictionary
4-7-4 SKIP code
3-5-2 SKIP code
3073.2 Four corner code
1-46-41 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
826f Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
slash 丿
Parts:
long time, old story
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
688 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 旧痾 【キュウア】 persistent disease
  • 久安 【キュウアン】 Kyūan era (1145.7.22-1151.1.26)
  • 恒久 【コウキュウ】 permanence, perpetuity
  • 耐久 【タイキュウ】 endurance, persistence
  • 久留子 【クルス】 cross sign
  • 久遠 【クオン】 eternity
  • 天邪鬼 【アマノジャク】 perversity, perverse person, contrary person, contrarian, antagonistic demon in Japanese folklore, demon under the feet of temple guardian statues

Kun reading compounds

  • 久しい 【ひさしい】 long (time that has passed), old (story)

Readings

Japanese names:
きゅ、 わ、 なが、 ひさ、 ひさし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jiu3
Korean:
gu

Spanish

  • mucho tiempo
  • largo tiempo
  • largo
  • continuado por mucho tiempo

Portuguese

  • tempo longo
  • estória antiga

French

  • longtemps
  • vieille histoire
582 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
676 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
647 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
591 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
153 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
704 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
289 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
45 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1210 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1273 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1097 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
20 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4191 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2121 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2867 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1025 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
118 Morohashi
3384 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
47 New Nelson (John Haig)
1016 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1092 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
641 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2562 2001 Kanji
0a3.7 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
4-3-4 SKIP code
2780.0 Four corner code
1-21-55 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e45 Unicode hex code