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:
field
Parts:
rice field, rice paddy
Kun:
On:
デン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N4
90 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 田畑 【タハタ】 fields (of rice and other crops)
  • 田園 【デンエン】 the country, countryside, rural districts, cultivated land, fields
  • 桑田 【ソウデン】 mulberry plantation
  • 水田 【スイデン】 (water-filled) paddy field

Kun reading compounds

  • 田 【た】 rice field
  • 田植え 【たうえ】 rice planting
  • 新田 【しんでん】 new rice field, newly developed rice field, wasteland or marshland newly reclaimed as a rice field (Edo period)
  • 沼田 【ぬまた】 marshy rice field or paddy

Readings

Japanese names:
いなか、 おか、 たん、 で、 とう、 や
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tian2
Korean:
jeon

Spanish

  • campo de arroz
  • arrozal

Portuguese

  • campo de arroz
  • arroz sem beneficiar

French

  • rizière
40 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
60 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
59 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
24 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2994 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
52 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
220 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
189 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
35 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
35 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
103 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1330 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3775 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1925 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2617 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
14 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21723 Morohashi
3041 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3727 New Nelson (John Haig)
14 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
14 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
61 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
45 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3676 2001 Kanji
5f0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-2 SKIP code
4-5-1 SKIP code
6040.0 Four corner code
1-37-36 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7530 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

6 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
good luck, joy, congratulations
Kun:
よし
On:
キチキツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
711 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 吉 【キチ】 good fortune (esp. omikuji fortune-telling result), good luck, auspiciousness, unspecified day of the month (used to obscure the date a letter, invitation, etc. was written)
  • 吉祥天 【キッショウテン】 Sri-mahadevi (consort of Vaishravana)
  • 大吉 【ダイキチ】 excellent luck
  • 小吉 【ショウキチ】 slightly good luck (as a fortune telling result)
  • 吉 【キチ】 good fortune (esp. omikuji fortune-telling result), good luck, auspiciousness, unspecified day of the month (used to obscure the date a letter, invitation, etc. was written)
  • 吉事 【キチジ】 auspicious event
  • 嘉吉 【カキツ】 Kakitsu era (1441.2.17-1444.2.5)
  • 勿吉 【モッキツ】 Mohe (one of the Tungusic-speaking tribes)

Kun reading compounds

  • 吉川神道 【よしかわしんとう】 Yoshikawa Shinto (Confucianist form of Shinto, stripped of Buddhist influence)
  • 吉牛 【よしぎゅう】 Yoshinoya gyudon (beef on rice)
  • 土吉 【つちよし】 earth form of "good luck" character
  • 豊臣秀吉 【とよとみひでよし】 Toyotomi Hideyoshi

Readings

Japanese names:
え、 き、 きっ、 きる、 こし、 と、 よ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji2
Korean:
gil

Spanish

  • buena suerte
  • alegría
  • felicitaciones

Portuguese

  • boa sorte
  • prazer
  • congratulações

French

  • bonne chance
  • joie
  • félicitations
1142 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
464 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1053 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
990 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1124 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
278 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1141 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1194 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
893 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
282 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2691 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1369 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1855 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
326 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3289 Morohashi
2167 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
711 New Nelson (John Haig)
320 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
342 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
199 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1064 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1477 2001 Kanji
3p3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
4060.1 Four corner code
1-21-40 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5409 Unicode hex code