Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
turban, scarf
Parts:
Variants:
cap, headgear
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N2
1742 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 帽 【ボウ】 hat, cap
  • 帽子 【ボウシ】 hat, cap
  • 水泳帽 【スイエイボウ】 swimming or bathing cap
  • 海水帽 【カイスイボウ】 bathing cap, swimcap

Readings

Chinese:
mao4
Korean:
mo

Spanish

  • sombrero
  • gorra
  • tocado

Portuguese

  • boné
  • chapéu

French

  • casquette
  • couvre-chef
1816 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1556 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1483 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1105 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
500 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1105 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1157 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1279 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
569 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
693 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
416 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
522 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
415 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8972 Morohashi
568 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1573 New Nelson (John Haig)
408 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
436 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1525 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1679 2001 Kanji
3f9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
4626.0 Four corner code
1-43-25 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e3d 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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  • 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, Edoite, person born and raised in Edo
  • 子 【ね】 the Rat (first sign of the Chinese zodiac), hour of the Rat (around midnight, 11pm to 1am, or 12 midnight to 2am), north, eleventh month of the lunar calendar
  • 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)
  • 庚子 【かのえね】 Metal Rat (37th year of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1960, 2020, 2080)
  • 甲子 【きのえね】 Wood Rat (1st year of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1924, 1984, 2044)

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
1-27-50 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b50 Unicode hex code

4 strokes (also 5)
Radical:
right hand
Parts:
Variants:
income, obtain, reap, pay, supply, store
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
337 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 収穫 【シュウカク】 harvest, crop, ingathering, fruits (of one's labors), gain, result, returns
  • 収益 【シュウエキ】 earnings, proceeds, returns, revenue
  • 徴収 【チョウシュウ】 collection (of fees, taxes, etc.), levy
  • 増収 【ゾウシュウ】 increase in yield

Kun reading compounds

  • 収める 【おさめる】 to dedicate, to make an offering, to pay (fees), to supply, to store, to finish, to bring to a close, to restore (something to its place), to achieve (e.g. a result)
  • 収まる 【おさまる】 to fit into (a box, frame, category, etc.), to be contained within, to fall within (e.g. a budget), to settle down (into), to be installed (in one's rightful place), to be returned (to one's original position), to settle into (one's position), to take up (a post), to occupy (a role), to be delivered, to be paid (e.g. taxes), to be settled (dispute, conflict, etc.), to be sorted, to subside (e.g. wind), to calm down, to abate, to be satisfied (e.g. with an answer), to consent, to agree

Readings

Japanese names:
のぶ
Chinese:
shou1

Spanish

  • ingresar
  • obtener
  • recibir
  • almacenar
  • aceptar
  • ser obtenido
  • ser pagado

Portuguese

  • renda
  • obter
  • colheita
  • pagamento
  • oferta
  • loja

French

  • fournir
  • obtenir
  • payer
  • récolter
  • revenu
  • réserve
631 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
898 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
703 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
411 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
860 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
721 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
392 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
133 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
757 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
770 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
828 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
265 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
31 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
17 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
16 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1524 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3128 Morohashi
198 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
675 New Nelson (John Haig)
1510 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1628 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
831 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1267 2001 Kanji
2h2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-2 SKIP code
2774.0 Four corner code
1-28-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53ce Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
small bird
Parts:
gather, meet, congregate, swarm, flock
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
210 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 集 【シュウ】 collection, compilation
  • 集荷 【シュウカ】 collection of cargo (esp. produce, etc.), cargo booking
  • 句集 【クシュウ】 collection of haiku poems
  • 歌集 【カシュウ】 collection of waka poems, anthology, songbook

Kun reading compounds

  • 集まる 【あつまる】 to gather, to collect, to assemble
  • 集める 【あつめる】 to collect, to assemble, to gather
  • 集う 【つどう】 to meet, to assemble, to congregate

Readings

Japanese names:
あつまり、 ず
Chinese:
ji2
Korean:
jib

Spanish

  • reunir
  • coleccionar
  • reunirse

Portuguese

  • juntar
  • reunião
  • congregar
  • enxame
  • bando

French

  • rassembler
  • réunir
  • collection
  • grouiller
  • attroupement
243 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
324 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
309 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
168 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5031 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
279 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
272 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1779 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.8 Japanese for Busy People
436 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
442 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
224 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1851 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3445 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1772 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2413 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
566 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
41974 Morohashi
2771 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6500 New Nelson (John Haig)
559 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
601 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
224 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
399 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2464 2001 Kanji
8c4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-4 SKIP code
2090.4 Four corner code
1-29-24 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
96c6 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
dog 犬 (犭)
Parts:
lunatic, insane, crazy, confuse
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1425 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 狂 【キョウ】 (some type of) enthusiast, somebody possessed of a (certain kind of) mental abnormality
  • 狂気 【キョウキ】 madness, insanity
  • 粋狂 【スイキョウ】 whim, vagary, capriciousness, eccentricity
  • 誇大妄想狂 【コダイモウソウキョウ】 megalomania

Kun reading compounds

  • 狂う 【くるう】 to go mad, to lose one's mind, to go crazy, to go insane, to get out of order, to go amiss, to malfunction, to become imprecise, to go wrong (of a plan or expectation, etc.), to fall through, to get mixed up, to go crazy (over someone or something), to get enthusiastic, to go wild
  • 狂おしい 【くるおしい】 mad (with grief, love, etc.), crazy, out of one's mind, on the verge of insanity
  • 狂おしい 【くるおしい】 mad (with grief, love, etc.), crazy, out of one's mind, on the verge of insanity

Readings

Chinese:
kuang2
Korean:
gwang

Spanish

  • locura
  • desorden
  • enloquecer
  • loco
  • demente

Portuguese

  • lunático
  • louco
  • insano
  • confundir

French

  • fou
  • aliéné
  • insensé
  • confusion
1161 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1352 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2872 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
972 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1523 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
366 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
883 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
904 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1513 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1300 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
318 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
202 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
241 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
266 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
20287 Morohashi
269 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3562 New Nelson (John Haig)
260 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
277 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1141 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2972 2001 Kanji
3g4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
4121.4 Four corner code
1-22-24 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
72c2 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
hook
Parts:
Variants:
matter, thing, fact, business, reason, possibly
Kun:
ことつか.うつか.える
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
18 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 事 【ジ】 individual concrete phenomenon (as opposed to a general principle)
  • 事業 【ジギョウ】 project, enterprise, business, industry, operations, venture, service, act, deed, conduct
  • 商事 【ショウジ】 commercial affairs
  • 有事 【ユウジ】 emergency

Kun reading compounds

  • 事 【こと】 thing, matter, incident, occurrence, event, something serious, trouble, crisis, circumstances, situation, state of affairs, work, business, affair, after an inflectable word, creates a noun phrase indicating something the speaker does not feel close to, nominalizing suffix, pretending to ..., playing make-believe ..., alias, also known as, otherwise known as, or, necessity, need, you should ..., I advise that you ..., it's important to ...
  • 事柄 【ことがら】 matter, thing, affair, circumstance
  • 神事 【しんじ】 Shinto ritual
  • いい事 【いいこと】 good thing, nice thing, good excuse, good grounds, good opportunity, interjection used to impress an idea or to urge a response
  • 仕える 【つかえる】 to serve, to work for, to attend

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
shi4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • cosa
  • hecho
  • asunto
  • acción

Portuguese

  • matéria
  • coisa
  • fato
  • negócios
  • razão
  • possivelmente

French

  • fait
  • chose
  • matière
  • affaire
  • raison
  • peut-être
230 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
309 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
293 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
32 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
272 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
73 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
108 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
768 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
80 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
80 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
237 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
30 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4384 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2220 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2986 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1164 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
241 Morohashi
3567 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
71 New Nelson (John Haig)
1156 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1240 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
10 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
300 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1547 2001 Kanji
0a8.15 The Kanji Dictionary
4-8-3 SKIP code
5000.7 Four corner code
1-27-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e8b Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
affair, case, matter, item
Kun:
くだん
On:
ケン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
212 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 件 【ケン】 matter, affair, case, item, subject, counter for (received) emails, text messages, voicemail messages, etc., counter for accounts (on a website, email service, etc.)
  • 件数 【ケンスウ】 number of events (e.g. accidents, crimes, meetings, housing starts, hits on a web page)
  • 刑事事件 【ケイジジケン】 criminal case
  • 要件 【ヨウケン】 important matter, requirement, requisite, necessary condition, sine qua non

Kun reading compounds

  • 件 【くだん】 the aforementioned, the said, (man, incident, etc.) in question, the above-mentioned, the aforesaid, the usual

Readings

Chinese:
jian4
Korean:
geon

Spanish

  • asunto
  • caso

Portuguese

  • romance
  • caso
  • matéria
  • item

French

  • affaire
  • cas
  • matière
  • article
598 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
687 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
660 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
290 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
368 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
485 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
306 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
3.9 Japanese for Busy People
732 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
745 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
482 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
66 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
54 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
35 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
35 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
968 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
410 Morohashi
51 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
130 New Nelson (John Haig)
959 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1032 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
171 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
657 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2155 2001 Kanji
2a4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-4 SKIP code
2520.0 Four corner code
1-23-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4ef6 Unicode hex code