Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
work
Parts:
left
Kun:
ひだり
On:
シャ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
630 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 左 【サ】 left (esp. in vertical Japanese writing), the following
  • 左右 【サユウ】 left and right, right and left, (asserting) control, influence, domination, one's attendants, people accompanying one, (serving at somebody's) side, equivocation
  • 極左 【キョクサ】 extreme left, ultraleft
  • 最左 【サイサ】 left-most
  • 左官 【サカン】 plasterer

Kun reading compounds

  • 左 【ひだり】 left, left hand side
  • 左腕 【さわん】 left arm, left-handed (baseball pitcher)
  • 向かって左 【むかってひだり】 on the left as one faces (it)
  • 同左 【どうひだり】 same as on the left, (in vertical writing) same as below

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zuo3
Korean:
jwa

Spanish

  • izquierda

Portuguese

  • Esquerda

French

  • gauche
18 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
21 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
22 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
477 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1455 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
87 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
50 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
169 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.12 Japanese for Busy People
75 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
75 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
36 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
552 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3692 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1887 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2567 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
77 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8720 Morohashi
2974 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1535 New Nelson (John Haig)
77 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
81 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
374 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
39 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1472 2001 Kanji
0a5.20 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-3 SKIP code
4001.1 Four corner code
1-26-24 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5de6 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
right
Kun:
みぎ
On:
ユウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
602 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 右中間 【ウチュウカン】 between right and center fielders (centre)
  • 右側 【ミギガワ】 right side, right-hand side
  • 極右 【キョクウ】 far right (in politics), extreme right, ultraconservative
  • 最右 【サイウ】 right-most, rightmost
  • 右筆 【ユウヒツ】 private secretary, amanuensis
  • 右文 【ユウブン】 respect for literary culture
  • 上下左右 【ジョウゲサユウ】 up and down, left and right, top and bottom, left and right

Kun reading compounds

  • 右 【みぎ】 right, right-hand side, afore-mentioned (esp. in vertical Japanese writing), foregoing, forgoing, above
  • 右腕 【みぎうで】 right arm, right-hand man, right hand, right-hand person, right-handed pitcher
  • 上右 【うえみぎ】 upper right (corner)
  • 下右 【したみぎ】 lower right (corner)

Readings

Japanese names:
あき、 すけ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
you4
Korean:
u

Spanish

  • derecha

Portuguese

  • Direita

French

  • droite
19 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
22 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
2 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
503 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
878 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
88 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
33 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
171 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.12 Japanese for Busy People
76 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
76 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
35 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
277 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3693 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1888 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2568 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
78 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3250 Morohashi
2975 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
700 New Nelson (John Haig)
78 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
82 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
384 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
38 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1477 2001 Kanji
3d2.15 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-3 SKIP code
4060.0 Four corner code
1-17-6 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53f3 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
cave
Parts:
Variants:
stab, protruding, thrust, pierce, prick, collision, sudden
Kun:
つ.く
On:
トツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
521 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 突入 【トツニュウ】 rushing into, breaking into, storming, plunging into (war, etc.), embarking on (a new venture)
  • 突然 【トツゼン】 abrupt, sudden, unexpected
  • 強制衝突 【キョウセイショウトツ】 collision enforcement
  • 非弾性衝突 【ヒダンセイショウトツ】 inelastic collision

Kun reading compounds

  • 突く 【つく】 to prick, to stab, to poke, to prod, to push, to thrust, to nudge, to hit, to strike, to use (a cane), to prop oneself up with, to press against (the floor, etc.), to attack, to brave (the rain, etc.)
  • 突棒 【つくぼう】 barbed T-shaped weapon for catching thieves (Edo period)
  • 麦突 【むぎつく】 Pungtungia herzi (species of cyprinid)
  • 剣突く 【けんつく】 rough scolding, upbraiding, tongue-lashing, dressing-down

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
tu2, tu1
Korean:
dol

Spanish

  • súbito
  • repentino
  • empuje
  • colisión
  • empujar
  • impulsar
  • impeler

Portuguese

  • apunhalar
  • perfurar
  • empurrar
  • empurrão
  • furar

French

  • poignarder
  • saillant
  • irruption
  • enfoncer
  • percer
  • piquer
1668 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
574 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3316 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
913 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
785 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
722 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
898 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
920 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1121 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1453 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2772 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1421 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1918 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1330 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25424 Morohashi
2230 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4191 New Nelson (John Haig)
1319 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1416 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1213 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
763 2001 Kanji
3m5.11 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
3043.0 Four corner code
1-38-45 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7a81 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
container, open mouth
Parts:
exit, leave, go out, come out, put out, protrude
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
13 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 出 【シュツ】 coming out, emerging, being born into (a certain family), being a native of (a particular place)
  • 出演 【シュツエン】 performance, appearance (in a stage, film, TV show, etc.)
  • 輩出 【ハイシュツ】 producing (people) in great numbers, appearing one after the other
  • 歳出 【サイシュツ】 annual expenditure
  • 出納 【スイトウ】 receipts and expenditure (disbursements)
  • 出納簿 【スイトウボ】 cashbook

Kun reading compounds

  • 出る 【でる】 to leave, to exit, to go out, to come out, to get out, to leave (on a journey), to depart, to start out, to set out, to move forward, to come to, to get to, to lead to, to reach, to appear, to come out, to emerge, to surface, to come forth, to turn up, to be found, to be detected, to be discovered, to be exposed, to show, to be exhibited, to be on display, to appear (in print), to be published, to be announced, to be issued, to be listed, to come out, to attend, to participate, to take part, to enter (an event), to play in, to perform, to be stated, to be expressed, to come up, to be brought up, to be raised, to sell, to exceed, to go over, to stick out, to protrude, to break out, to occur, to start, to originate, to be produced, to come from, to be derived from, to be given, to get, to receive, to be offered, to be provided, to be presented, to be submitted, to be handed in, to be turned in, to be paid, to answer (phone, door, etc.), to get, to assume (an attitude), to act, to behave, to pick up (speed, etc.), to gain, to flow (e.g. tears), to run, to bleed, to graduate, to ejaculate, to cum
  • 出る杭は打たれる 【でるくいはうたれる】 the nail that sticks out gets hammered down, people that stick out too much get punished, tall trees catch much wind, people that excel at something become disliked
  • 出す 【だす】 to take out, to get out, to put out, to reveal, to show, to submit (e.g. thesis), to turn in, to publish, to make public, to send (e.g. letter), to produce (a sound), to start (fire), to serve (food), ... out (e.g. to jump out, to carry out), to begin ..., to start to ..., to burst into ...
  • 出すことは舌を出すも嫌い 【だすことはしたをだすもきらい】 being exceptionally stingy
  • 出でる 【いでる】 to go, to come

Readings

Japanese names:
いず、 いづ、 いで、 じ、 すっ、 すつ、 てん
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chu1
Korean:
chul, chu

Spanish

  • salir
  • dejar
  • sacar

Portuguese

  • saída
  • deixa

French

  • sortir
  • quitter
  • présence
90 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
29 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
34 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
17 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
97 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
40 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
21 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
523 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.4 Japanese for Busy People
53 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
53 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
185 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
174 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4310 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2180 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2934 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
774 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1811 Morohashi
3498 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
445 New Nelson (John Haig)
767 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
829 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
8 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
41 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1276 2001 Kanji
0a5.22 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-2 SKIP code
2277.2 Four corner code
1-29-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
51fa Unicode hex code

11 strokes (also 10)
Radical:
town (阝 right) 邑 (阝)
Parts:
Variants:
section, bureau, dept, class, copy, part, portion, counter for copies of a newspaper or magazine
Kun:
-べ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
36 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 部 【ブ】 department (in an organization), division, bureau, club, part, component, element, category, counter for copies of a newspaper or magazine
  • 部位 【ブイ】 part (esp. of the body), region, site, cut (of meat)
  • 情報部 【ジョウホウブ】 information bureau, intelligence department
  • 首脳部 【シュノウブ】 executives, top management, governing body

Readings

Japanese names:
とり、 ふ、 ぺ、 ま
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bu4
Korean:
bu

Spanish

  • sección
  • departamento
  • parte
  • copia

Portuguese

  • seção
  • biro
  • departamento
  • classe
  • cópia
  • parte
  • porção
  • sufixo para contagem de jornais ou revistas

French

  • partie
  • bureau
  • service
  • classe
  • copie
  • section
  • portion
  • compteur de copies (presse)
504 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
407 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
384 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
37 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4767 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
282 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
969 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1418 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.5 Japanese for Busy People
86 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
86 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
53 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
762 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2111 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1099 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1498 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1862 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39460 Morohashi
1676 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6146 New Nelson (John Haig)
1845 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1988 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
52 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
386 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
444 2001 Kanji
2d8.15 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-3 SKIP code
1-8-2 SKIP code
0762.7 Four corner code
1-41-84 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
90e8 Unicode hex code