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

8 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
waves, billows, Poland
Kun:
なみ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
740 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 波 【ハ】 counter for waves (of a repeated occurrence)
  • 波及 【ハキュウ】 spread, extension, influence, aftereffect, ripple
  • 低周波 【テイシュウハ】 low frequency
  • 横波 【ヨコナミ】 transverse wave, beam sea

Kun reading compounds

  • 波 【なみ】 wave, ups and downs
  • 波間 【なみま】 interval between the waves, gap between waves
  • 高波 【たかなみ】 high waves, heavy seas
  • 横波 【よこなみ】 transverse wave, beam sea

Readings

Japanese names:
ひら、 みな、 みなみ、 わ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bo1, po1
Korean:
pa

Spanish

  • onda
  • ola
  • Polonia

Portuguese

  • ondas
  • vagas
  • Polônia

French

  • onde
  • vague
  • Pologne
298 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
387 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
367 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
606 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2529 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
484 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
677 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
596 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
666 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
677 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
913 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1177 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
388 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
245 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
292 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
811 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17308 Morohashi
330 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3101 New Nelson (John Haig)
803 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
866 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
309 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
367 2001 Kanji
3a5.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
3414.7 Four corner code
1-39-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6ce2 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
horse
Parts:
Variants:
drive, run, gallop, advance, inspire, impel
Kun:
か.けるか.る
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1033 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 駆使 【クシ】 using freely, making full use of, having a good command of, working (someone) hard, driving (someone) on
  • 駆除 【クジョ】 extermination (esp. pests), expulsion, destruction
  • 先駆 【センク】 forerunner, precursor, pioneer, leader, outrider, outriding
  • 疾駆 【シック】 riding fast, driving a horse fast

Kun reading compounds

  • 翔る 【かける】 to soar, to fly, to run, to dash
  • 駆ける 【かける】 to run, to dash, to race, to gallop (on horseback), to canter, to advance (against one's enemy), to charge (on horseback)
  • 駆る 【かる】 to spur on, to urge forward, to impel, to drive at high speed (e.g. a car)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qu1
Korean:
gu

Spanish

  • galopar
  • hacer correr a un caballo
  • avanzar

Portuguese

  • dirigir
  • corrida
  • galope
  • avançar
  • inspirar
  • impelir

French

  • conduire
  • courir
  • galoper
  • aiguillonner
  • pousser à
1183 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1477 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5200 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1271 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1910 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1882 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2049 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1611 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1916 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2293 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1185 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1619 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2002 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44634 Morohashi
1823 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6736 New Nelson (John Haig)
1983 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2137 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1743 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3475 2001 Kanji
10a4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-10-4 SKIP code
7131.4 Four corner code
1-22-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
99c6 Unicode hex code

10 strokes (also 9)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
pursue, drive away, chase, accomplish, attain, commit
On:
チク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2230 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 逐次 【チクジ】 successively, one after another, sequentially, one by one
  • 逐一 【チクイチ】 one by one, in detail, minutely
  • 放逐 【ホウチク】 expulsion, ousting, ejection, dismissal, banishment
  • 角逐 【カクチク】 competition, rivalry, vying (with)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhu2
Korean:
chug, jeog

Spanish

  • perseguir
  • cazar

Portuguese

  • perseguir
  • afastar
  • caçar
  • efetuar
  • atingir
  • comprometer

French

  • poursuivre
  • chasser
  • un (par un)
  • accomplir
  • atteindre
  • commettre
1578 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1984 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4696 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1573 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1808 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1134 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1186 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1216 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
694 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3848 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1975 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2671 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
545 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
38877P Morohashi
3102 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6056 New Nelson (John Haig)
539 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
578 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1396 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3151 2001 Kanji
2q7.6 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-7 SKIP code
3130.3 Four corner code
1-35-64 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9010 Unicode hex code

21 strokes
Radical:
boat
Parts:
warship
On:
カン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1363 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 艦 【カン】 warship
  • 艦船 【カンセン】 (ocean) vessels, warship
  • 駆逐艦 【クチクカン】 destroyer (ship)
  • 巡洋艦 【ジュンヨウカン】 cruiser

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jian4
Korean:
ham

Spanish

  • buque de guerra

Portuguese

  • navio de guerra

French

  • navire de guerre
1116 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1299 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3881 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
942 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1693 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1665 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1779 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1892 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1598 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1817 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
963 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1303 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1893 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30571 Morohashi
1435 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4950 New Nelson (John Haig)
1875 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2020 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1938 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
874 2001 Kanji
6c15.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-15 SKIP code
1-6-14 SKIP code
2841.7 Four corner code
1-20-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8266 Unicode hex code