Jisho

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3 strokes
Radical:
work
Parts:
craft, construction, katakana e radical (no. 48)
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
299 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 工 【コウ】 (factory) worker
  • 工員 【コウイン】 factory worker
  • 起工 【キコウ】 setting to work
  • 商工 【ショウコウ】 commerce and industry
  • 工夫 【クフウ】 devising (a way), contriving, figuring out, coming up with, working out, inventing, device, design, idea, plan, invention, dedication to spiritual improvement (esp. through Zen meditation)
  • 工面 【クメン】 contrivance, managing (to raise money), one's financial condition
  • 竹細工 【タケザイク】 bamboo work, bamboo ware
  • 寄せ木細工 【ヨセギザイク】 wooden mosaic work, parquetry, wooden mosaic (e.g. on a piece of furniture), marquetry, marqueterie
  • 具合 【グアイ】 condition, state, health, state (of health), way, manner, circumstance, luck, face, dignity, decency, propriety
  • 工面 【クメン】 contrivance, managing (to raise money), one's financial condition

Readings

Japanese names:
もく
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gong1
Korean:
gong

Spanish

  • construcción
  • fabricación
  • obrero

Portuguese

  • ofício
  • construção

French

  • ingénierie
  • industrie
  • construction
  • radical katakana E (no. 48)
71 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
125 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
113 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
169 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1451 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
77 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
161 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
39 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
139 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
139 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
379 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
550 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4190 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2118 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2866 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
76 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8714 Morohashi
3381 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1532 New Nelson (John Haig)
76 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
80 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
173 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
84 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3172 2001 Kanji
0a3.6 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-1 SKIP code
1010.0 Four corner code
1-25-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5de5 Unicode hex code

18 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
wisteria
Kun:
ふじ
On:
トウドウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
291 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 藤黄 【トウオウ】 gamboge
  • 藤花 【トウカ】 wisteria flower

Kun reading compounds

  • 藤 【ふじ】 wisteria (esp. Japanese wisteria, Wisteria floribunda), wistaria
  • 藤色 【ふじいろ】 light purple
  • 草藤 【くさふじ】 tufted vetch (Vicia cracca), cow vetch
  • 野田藤 【のだふじ】 Japanese wisteria (Wisteria floribunda)

Readings

Japanese names:
ぞう、 と、 ふじゅ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
teng2
Korean:
deung

Spanish

  • glicina (planta)

Portuguese

French

  • glycine
206 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4090 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1975 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
2773 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2231 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2087 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3025 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1544 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2109 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1218 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
32340P Morohashi
2382 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5241 New Nelson (John Haig)
1210 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1295 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
432 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1942 2001 Kanji
3k15.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-15 SKIP code
4423.2 Four corner code
1-38-3 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
85e4 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
Variants:
clear up
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N3
1022 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 晴天 【セイテン】 fine weather (i.e. little or no clouds), fair weather, clear weather, clear sky, fair skies
  • 晴雨 【セイウ】 (clear or rainy) weather
  • 好晴 【コウセイ】 clear weather, good weather
  • 陰晴 【インセイ】 unsettled (fine and cloudy) weather

Kun reading compounds

  • 晴れる 【はれる】 to clear up, to clear away, to be sunny, to stop raining, to refresh (e.g. spirits), to be cleared (e.g. of a suspicion), to be dispelled, to be banished
  • 晴れ 【はれ】 clear weather, fine weather, formal, ceremonial, public, cleared of suspicion
  • 晴れる 【はれる】 to clear up, to clear away, to be sunny, to stop raining, to refresh (e.g. spirits), to be cleared (e.g. of a suspicion), to be dispelled, to be banished
  • 晴らす 【はらす】 to dispel, to clear away, to refresh (oneself), to accomplish a goal, to make it sunny, to make clouds disappear

Readings

Japanese names:
はる、 はれ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qing2
Korean:
cheong

Spanish

  • buen tiempo
  • público
  • oficial
  • buen humor
  • hacer buen tiempo
  • despejarse
  • dejar de llover
  • aclarar el tiempo

Portuguese

  • Limpar o tempo

French

  • éclaircir
265 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
172 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
155 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
739 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2143 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
784 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
604 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1597 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
662 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
673 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
281 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
990 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1234 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
670 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
893 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1552 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13994P Morohashi
981 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2488 New Nelson (John Haig)
1538 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1658 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
217 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3846 2001 Kanji
4c8.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-8 SKIP code
6502.7 Four corner code
1-32-18 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6674 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
fragrance
Parts:
incense, smell, perfume
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
859 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 香 【コウ】 incense
  • 香水 【コウスイ】 perfume, scent
  • 線香 【センコウ】 incense stick
  • 焼香 【ショウコウ】 burning (offer) incense
  • 香 【キョウ】 lance
  • 香車 【キョウシャ】 lance
  • 異香 【イキョウ】 great fragrance
  • 茴香 【ウイキョウ】 fennel (Foeniculum vulgare)

Kun reading compounds

  • 香 【か】 smell (esp. a good smell), fragrance, scent, aroma, perfume
  • 香り 【かおり】 aroma, fragrance, scent, smell
  • 腸香 【わたか】 wataka (Ischikauia steenackeri) (freshwater fish of the carp family)
  • 木の香 【きのか】 smell of new wood
  • 香り 【かおり】 aroma, fragrance, scent, smell
  • 香りがする 【かおりがする】 to smell, to smell of, to have a smell
  • 香る 【かおる】 to smell sweet, to be fragrant

Readings

Japanese names:
こ、 こお、 ひゃん、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xiang1
Korean:
hyang

Spanish

  • incienso
  • perfume
  • fragancia
  • aroma
  • dar olor

Portuguese

  • incenso
  • cheiro
  • perfume

French

  • senteur
  • encens
  • parfum
1255 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
832 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5188 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1059 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1014 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
961 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1682 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1797 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1705 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1911 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3177 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1637 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2225 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
920 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44518 Morohashi
2568 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6722 New Nelson (John Haig)
911 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
977 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1301 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2278 2001 Kanji
5d4.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-4 SKIP code
2-1-8 SKIP code
2060.9 Four corner code
1-25-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9999 Unicode hex code