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

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
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
26-24 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5de6 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
group, association
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
213 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 団 【ダン】 body, group, party, company, troupe
  • 団員 【ダンイン】 group member
  • 退団 【タイダン】 leaving (a group, team, etc.)
  • 営団 【エイダン】 corporation, foundation
  • 敷き布団 【シキブトン】 futon (laid on the floor), (Japanese) mattress, underquilt, sleeping mat
  • 水団 【スイトン】 flour dumplings in soup

Readings

Chinese:
tuan2
Korean:
dan

Spanish

  • grupo
  • asociación
  • compañía
  • redondo

Portuguese

  • grupo
  • associação

French

  • groupe
  • association
672 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
772 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
749 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
172 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1027 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
243 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
421 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
310 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
491 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
500 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
366 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
339 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3791 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1935 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2628 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
589 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4703P Morohashi
3053 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
940 New Nelson (John Haig)
582 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
625 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
336 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
661 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1448 2001 Kanji
3s3.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-3 SKIP code
6034.0 Four corner code
35-36 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
56e3 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
door, house 戶 (户, 戸)
Parts:
fan, folding fan
Kun:
おうぎ
On:
セン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1805 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 扇子 【センス】 folding fan
  • 扇形 【オウギガタ】 fan shape
  • 換気扇 【カンキセン】 ventilation fan
  • 夏炉冬扇 【カロトウセン】 summer fires and winter fans, useless things

Kun reading compounds

  • 扇 【おうぎ】 folding fan
  • 扇形 【おうぎがた】 fan shape
  • 舞扇 【まいおうぎ】 dancer's fan
  • 絵扇 【えおうぎ】 fan painted with a picture

Readings

Japanese names:
おう、 おおぎ
Chinese:
shan4, shan1
Korean:
seon

Spanish

  • abanico
  • abanicar
  • agitar el aire
  • abanico plegable

Portuguese

  • Leque. Leque de dobrar

French

  • ventilateur
  • éventail
1492 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1442 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1823 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1430 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1333 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1156 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1555 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1657 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1733 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
845 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2449 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1239 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1704 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1088 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
11743P Morohashi
1950 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2056 New Nelson (John Haig)
1079 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1160 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1337 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3053 2001 Kanji
4m6.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-1-9 SKIP code
3-4-6 SKIP code
3022.7 Four corner code
32-80 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6247 Unicode hex code