Jisho

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6 strokes (also 5)
Radical:
river 巛 (川, 巜)
Parts:
patrol, go around, circumference
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1262 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 巡 【ジュン】 counter for tours, cycles, rounds, circuits, etc.
  • 巡回 【ジュンカイ】 going around, patrol, round, tour
  • 一巡 【イチジュン】 beat, round
  • 軽巡 【ケイジュン】 light cruiser

Kun reading compounds

  • 巡る 【めぐる】 to go around, to return, to surround, to concern (usu. of disputes)
  • 巡り 【めぐり】 circumference, girth, tour, pilgrimage, circulation (e.g. of blood)
  • めぐり合う 【めぐりあう】 to meet fortuitously (e.g. running into an old friend), to meet by chance, to happen across

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xun2
Korean:
sun

Spanish

  • patrullar
  • circular
  • dar vueltas

Portuguese

  • patrulhar
  • dar uma volta
  • circunferência

French

  • patrouille
  • faire le tour
  • pèlerinage
  • circonférence
1374 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1066 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4667 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
905 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1245 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
777 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
791 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1743 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
677 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3781 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1930 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2622 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
291 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8680P Morohashi
3047 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1528 New Nelson (John Haig)
285 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
303 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1090 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2762 2001 Kanji
2q3.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-3 SKIP code
3-2-3 SKIP code
3230.3 Four corner code
1-29-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5de1 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
-times, round, game, revolve, counter for occurrences
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
50 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 回 【カイ】 counter for occurrences, a time, an instance, inning (baseball), round, game, episode, chapter, instalment, Hui (people), Islam
  • 回忌 【カイキ】 death anniversary
  • 初回 【ショカイ】 first time, first innings, initial attempt, first, initial
  • 奪回 【ダッカイ】 recovery, rescue, recapture
  • 回向 【エコウ】 memorial service, prayers for the repose of the soul, transfer of merit
  • 回向偈 【エコウゲ】 closing recital that transfers the merit of the service to a buddha, a bodhisattva, or the dead

Kun reading compounds

  • 回る 【まわる】 to turn, to revolve, to visit several places, to function well, to pass a certain time
  • 回す 【まわす】 to turn, to rotate, to spin, to twist, to gyrate, to pass around, to send around, to hand around, to circulate, to move (someone or something to where its needed), to send, to bring, to transfer, to forward, to direct, to submit, to turn (to a new use), to use (for something else), to turn on (something that turns or has a rotating part, e.g. a washing machine), to start up (e.g. an engine), to give (something) a spin, to put (someone in a position), to make (e.g. an enemy of), to ... around (e.g. chase, fool, play), to do all over, to do everywhere, to do completely, to surround (something) with, to enclose with, to put (an arm) around (e.g. someone's waist), to reach around, to invest (money), to lend, to dial (a telephone number), to gang-rape
  • 回る 【もとおる】 to wander around

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hui2
Korean:
hoe

Spanish

  • girar
  • volver al principio
  • evitar
  • vez
  • dar vueltas
  • rodar

Portuguese

  • -vêzes
  • redondo
  • jogo
  • revolver
  • sufixo para contagem de para ocorrências
  • girar

French

  • tourner
  • fois
  • rond
  • manche (jeu)
  • tour
  • révolution
  • récurrence
  • compteur de fois
168 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
92 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
86 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
64 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1028 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
571 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
141 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
309 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.4 Japanese for Busy People
90 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
90 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
162 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
338 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3793 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1937 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2630 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
593 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4690 Morohashi
3055 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
941 New Nelson (John Haig)
586 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
630 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
421 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
118 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3777 2001 Kanji
3s3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-3 SKIP code
6060.0 Four corner code
1-18-83 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
56de Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
cover
Parts:
superfluous, uselessness
On:
ジョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1782 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 冗 【ジョウ】 waste, uselessness, redundance
  • 冗談 【ジョウダン】 jest, joke, funny story

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
rong3
Korean:
yong

Spanish

  • superfluo
  • sobrante
  • inutilidad
  • relajado
  • flojo

Portuguese

  • supérfluo
  • inútil

French

  • superflu
  • inutile
1416 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1746 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
625 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1122 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1080 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1614 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1722 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
468 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
163 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2470 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1250 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1716 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
306 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1566 Morohashi
1976 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
399 New Nelson (John Haig)
300 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
321 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1021 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3657 2001 Kanji
2i2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
3721.7 Four corner code
1-30-73 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5197 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
long, grow 長 (镸)
Parts:
Variants:
long, leader, superior, senior
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
12 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 長 【チョウ】 head, chief, leader, elder, merit, strong point, superiority, major
  • 長官 【チョウカン】 secretary (government), director, chief
  • 体長 【タイチョウ】 length (of an animal), body length
  • 医長 【イチョウ】 medical director, chief physician

Kun reading compounds

  • 長い 【ながい】 long (distance, length), long (time), protracted, prolonged
  • 長居 【ながい】 long visit, overstaying
  • 長 【おさ】 head, chief, leader, elder, the greatest of all, the most excellent
  • 長亀 【おさがめ】 leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea)
  • 田長 【たおさ】 master of the rice field, chief farmer, lesser cuckoo (Cuculus poliocephalus)
  • 死出田長 【しでたおさ】 lesser cuckoo (Cuculus poliocephalus)

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 おしゃ、 たかし、 たけ、 な、 は、 ひさ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chang2, zhang3
Korean:
jang

Spanish

  • largo
  • jefe
  • sobresaliente

Portuguese

  • Longo
  • ambicionar
  • líder
  • chefe

French

  • long
  • chef
116 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
189 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
173 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
25 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4938 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
155 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
95 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
939 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.20 Japanese for Busy People
95 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
95 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
89 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1837 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3163 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1626 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2212 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1939 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41100 Morohashi
2556 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6379 New Nelson (John Haig)
1920 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2070 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
90 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
161 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3465 2001 Kanji
0a8.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-3 SKIP code
4-8-1 SKIP code
7173.2 Four corner code
1-36-25 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9577 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
examination, investigate
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
290 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 検閲 【ケンエツ】 censorship, inspection, examination
  • 検疫 【ケンエキ】 quarantine, medical inspection
  • 送検 【ソウケン】 referring a case to a public prosecutor
  • 最高検 【サイコウケン】 Public Prosecutor's Office

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jian3
Korean:
geom

Spanish

  • examinar
  • investigar
  • analizar

Portuguese

  • examinar
  • investigar

French

  • examen
  • inspection
771 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
690 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
663 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
351 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2304 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
785 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
638 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
531 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
540 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
792 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1101 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1241 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
674 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
898 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1689 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
15065P Morohashi
986 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2752 New Nelson (John Haig)
1673 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1803 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
473 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
752 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1863 2001 Kanji
4a8.28 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-8 SKIP code
4893.6 Four corner code
1-24-01 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
691c Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
investigate
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
184 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 査証 【サショウ】 visa, endorsing (e.g. a passport), stamping
  • 査察 【ササツ】 inspection (for compliance), investigation (tax, etc.)
  • 主査 【シュサ】 chief examiner or investigator
  • 実態調査 【ジッタイチョウサ】 fact-finding investigation, investigation into actual conditions, fact-finding survey

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
cha2, zha1
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • investigar
  • examinar
  • inspeccionar

Portuguese

  • investigar

French

  • investigation
611 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
705 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
678 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
284 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2235 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
510 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
630 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
624 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
634 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
825 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1056 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3092 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1580 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2159 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1798 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14643 Morohashi
2437 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2630 New Nelson (John Haig)
1781 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1920 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
699 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1873 2001 Kanji
4a5.32 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-5 SKIP code
4010.7 Four corner code
1-26-26 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
67fb Unicode hex code