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

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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

8 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
pine tree
Kun:
まつ
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
471 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 松竹梅 【ショウチクバイ】 pine, bamboo and plum (an auspicious grouping), high, middle and low (ranking), top, middle and bottom, upper, medium, lower, first, second and third (class)
  • 鰹 【カツオ】 skipjack tuna (Katsuwonus pelamis), oceanic bonito, victorfish
  • 老松 【ロウショウ】 old pine tree
  • 翠松 【スイショウ】 verdant pine, green pine

Kun reading compounds

  • 松 【まつ】 pine tree (Pinus spp.), highest (of a three-tier ranking system)
  • 松下電工 【まつしたでんこう】 Matsushita Electric Works
  • 若松 【わかまつ】 young pine, New Year's symbolic pine decoration
  • 赤松 【あかまつ】 Japanese red pine (Pinus densiflora), Japanese umbrella pine, tanyosho pine

Readings

Japanese names:
おお、 しょ、 ま、 まっ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
song1
Korean:
song

Spanish

  • pino

Portuguese

  • pinheiro

French

  • pin
536 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
1394 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
215 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2212 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
884 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1419 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
869 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
696 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
709 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
970 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1075 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1075 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
580 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
769 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
793 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14516 Morohashi
864 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2592 New Nelson (John Haig)
785 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
848 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
483 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
508 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1871 2001 Kanji
4a4.16 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-4 SKIP code
4893.2 Four corner code
1-30-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
677e Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
small bird
Parts:
masculine, male, hero, leader, superiority, excellence
Kun:
お-おすおん
On:
ユウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
669 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 雄 【ユウ】 male, man, excellence, greatness, best (of), great person, leading figure
  • 雄大 【ユウダイ】 grand, magnificent, majestic, great, sublime
  • 雌雄 【シユウ】 male and female (animals), the two sexes, victory and defeat, strengths and weaknesses
  • 両雄 【リョウユウ】 two great men (rivals)

Kun reading compounds

  • 雄 【おす】 male (animal, plant)
  • 雄犬 【おすいぬ】 male dog
  • 雄 【おす】 male (animal, plant)
  • 雄鶏 【おんどり】 cock, rooster, chanticleer

Readings

Japanese names:
かつ、 たけ、 つよし、 ゆ、 よう
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xiong2
Korean:
ung

Spanish

  • fuerte
  • bravo
  • valiente
  • masculino
  • varón

Portuguese

  • masculino
  • másculo
  • herói
  • líder
  • superioridade
  • excelência

French

  • mâle
  • masculin
  • héros
  • chef
  • supériorité
  • excellence
1869 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
500 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5030 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1387 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1884 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1912 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1387 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1476 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1637 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1852 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1271 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
688 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
920 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
751 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41972 Morohashi
1008 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6499 New Nelson (John Haig)
743 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
804 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1602 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1475 2001 Kanji
8c4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-8 SKIP code
4001.4 Four corner code
1-45-26 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96c4 Unicode hex code