Jisho

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3 strokes
Radical:
river 巛 (川, 巜)
Parts:
stream, river, river or three-stroke river radical (no. 47)
Kun:
かわ
On:
セン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
181 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 川柳 【センリュウ】 senryū, comic haiku, humorous seventeen-mora poem
  • 川きゅう 【センキュウ】 cnidium rhizome (Cnidium officinale)
  • 山川 【サンセン】 mountains and rivers
  • 四川 【シセン】 Sichuan (China), Szechuan, Szechwan

Kun reading compounds

  • 川 【かわ】 river, stream, River, the ... river
  • 川上 【かわかみ】 upper reaches of a river, upstream
  • 堀川 【ほりかわ】 canal
  • 山川 【さんせん】 mountains and rivers

Readings

Japanese names:
か、 こ、 さわ
Chinese:
chuan1
Korean:
cheon

Spanish

  • arroyo
  • río

Portuguese

  • corrente
  • rio

French

  • rivière
  • fleuve
  • radical rivière (no. 47)
39 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
59 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
48 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
111 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1447 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
41 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
49 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
20 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.10 Japanese for Busy People
33 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
33 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
101 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
548 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
6 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
129 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8673 Morohashi
6 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1526 New Nelson (John Haig)
127 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
134 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
196 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
21 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1254 2001 Kanji
0a3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-1-2 SKIP code
2200.0 Four corner code
32-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5ddd Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
stand, erect
Parts:
edge, origin, end, point, border, verge, cape
Kun:
はしはた-ばたはな
On:
タン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
960 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 端 【タン】 origin, variable measure of fabric (28.8 cm in width), for kimonos: at least 10 m in length, for haori: at least 7.27 m in length, for other clothes: at least 6.06 m in length, tip, extremity
  • 端緒 【タンショ】 start, beginning, first step, clue
  • 末端 【マッタン】 end, tip, extremities, terminal
  • 北端 【ホクタン】 northern extremity

Kun reading compounds

  • 端 【はし】 end (e.g. of street), tip, point, edge, margin, beginning, start, first, odds and ends, scrap, odd bit, least
  • 端 【はした】 fraction, odd sum, odd money, small change, low class female servant
  • 木の端 【きのはし】 fragment of wood
  • 道の端 【みちのはし】 edge of a street
  • 端 【はし】 end (e.g. of street), tip, point, edge, margin, beginning, start, first, odds and ends, scrap, odd bit, least
  • 端 【はした】 fraction, odd sum, odd money, small change, low class female servant
  • 切り羽 【きりは】 face (of a wall of coal or ore, etc.), working face (of a mine)
  • 継端 【つぎは】 opportunity to continue a conversation
  • 側 【そば】 near, close, beside, vicinity, proximity, besides, while, third person
  • 端反り 【はぞり】 outward-curving bowl rim, bowl lip curved outwards
  • 端 【はし】 end (e.g. of street), tip, point, edge, margin, beginning, start, first, odds and ends, scrap, odd bit, least
  • 鼻先 【はなさき】 tip of nose, before one's eyes, under one's nose, in front of, tip (of something)
  • 出鼻 【でばな】 projecting part (of a headland, etc.), moment of departure, (on the) point of going out, outset, start, beginning
  • 上がり端 【あがりはな】 entrance (i.e. of a Japanese house), start of a rise (e.g. in prices)

Readings

Japanese names:
ただし、 みず
Chinese:
duan1
Korean:
dan

Spanish

  • correcto
  • justo
  • filo
  • borde
  • punta
  • extremo

Portuguese

  • margem
  • origem
  • fim
  • ponto
  • borda
  • limite
  • cabo (geog.)

French

  • bord
  • origine
  • bout
  • pointe
  • bordure
  • rebord
  • cap
1567 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
942 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3363 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1380 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1601 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2306 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1418 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1507 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
680 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1462 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1564 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
826 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1131 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1175 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25806 Morohashi
1221 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4243 New Nelson (John Haig)
1167 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1251 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1720 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
453 2001 Kanji
5b9.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-9 SKIP code
0212.7 Four corner code
35-28 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7aef Unicode hex code

15 strokes
Radical:
speech 言 (訁)
Parts:
Variants:
various, many, several, together
Kun:
もろ
On:
ショ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
658 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 諸 【ショ】 various, many, several
  • 諸君 【ショクン】 you (people), gentlemen, ladies and gentlemen, my friends, everyone

Kun reading compounds

  • 諸 【もろ】 both, many, various, all, together
  • 諸刃 【もろは】 double-edged, double-edged blade

Readings

Chinese:
zhu1
Korean:
je

Spanish

  • diversos
  • varios
  • variados

Portuguese

  • vários
  • muitos
  • juntamente

French

  • multiples
  • plusieurs
  • différents
  • divers
  • ensemble
812 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
909 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
898 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
602 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4393 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
617 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
909 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2329 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
861 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
880 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1032 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1694 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1984 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1061 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1427 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1269 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
35691P Morohashi
1577 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5648 New Nelson (John Haig)
1261 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1351 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
272 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
985 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3078 2001 Kanji
7a8.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-8 SKIP code
0466.0 Four corner code
29-84 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8af8 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac
Kun:
-こ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
72 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 子 【シ】 child (esp. a boy), viscount, founder of a school of thought (esp. Confucius), master, masters and philosophers (categorization of Chinese classical literature), you, -er (i.e. man who spends all his time doing...)
  • 子宮 【シキュウ】 womb, uterus
  • 中性子 【チュウセイシ】 neutron
  • 精子 【セイシ】 sperm
  • 主 【ス】 honorific (or familiar) suffix used after a name
  • 金子 【キンス】 money, funds
  • 恵比寿 【エビス】 Ebisu, god of fishing and commerce
  • 対子 【トイツ】 pair, eyes
  • 七対子 【チートイツ】 seven pairs, winning hand composed of seven pairs

Kun reading compounds

  • 子 【こ】 child, young (animal), young woman, young geisha, offshoot, interest, new shares, player who is not a dealer (in cards, mahjong, etc.), bird egg, -er (often of young women)
  • 子 【こう】 child, interest
  • 根っこ 【ねっこ】 root (of a plant), stump (of a tree), root (of a problem, etc.), base, foundation, origin, source
  • 江戸っ子 【えどっこ】 true Tokyoite, person born and raised in Edo
  • 子 【ね】 first sign of the Chinese zodiac (The Rat, 11pm-1am, north, November)
  • 子忌み 【ねいみ】 collecting herbs and pulling out young pine trees by the roots (annual event held on the first Day of the Rat of the New Year)
  • 甲子 【きのえね】 first of the sexagenary cycle
  • 庚子 【かのえね】 thirty-seventh of the sexagenary cycle

Readings

Japanese names:
い、 き、 ぎ、 く、 け、 ねっ
Chinese:
zi3, zi2, zi5
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • chiquillo
  • niño

Portuguese

  • criança

French

  • enfant
  • signe de la 1ère branche terrestre
  • signe du Rat (zodiaque)
  • 23 h à 01 h
  • Nord (0°)
31 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
40 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
25 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
56 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1264 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
61 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
43 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
38 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
103 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
103 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
69 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
455 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4196 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2125 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2872 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
96 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6930 Morohashi
3390 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1281 New Nelson (John Haig)
95 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
99 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
42 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
18 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3547 2001 Kanji
2c0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
4-2-1 SKIP code
1740.7 Four corner code
27-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b50 Unicode hex code