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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On reading compounds

  • 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
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

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 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, person born and raised in Edo
  • 子 【ね】 first sign of the Chinese zodiac (The Rat, 11pm-1am, north, November)
  • 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)
  • 甲子 【きのえね】 first of the sexagenary cycle
  • 庚子 【かのえね】 thirty-seventh of the sexagenary cycle

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

10 strokes
Radical:
bamboo 竹 (⺮)
Parts:
laugh
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
913 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 笑気 【ショウキ】 nitrous oxide (N2O), laughing gas
  • 笑劇 【ショウゲキ】 (theatrical) farce
  • 苦笑 【クショウ】 bitter smile, wry smile, strained laugh, sarcastic laugh
  • 冷笑 【レイショウ】 derision, derisive laughter, scornful laugh

Kun reading compounds

  • 笑う 【わらう】 to laugh, to smile, to sneer, to ridicule, to be dumbfounded, to be flabbergasted
  • 笑う門には福来る 【わらうかどにはふくきたる】 laugh and grow fat, good fortune and happiness will come to the home of those who smile
  • 笑む 【えむ】 to smile

Readings

Japanese names:
えみ
Chinese:
xiao4
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • risa
  • sonrisa
  • reír
  • sonreír

Portuguese

  • risada

French

  • rire
537 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
900 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
889 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3374 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1147 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
791 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1209 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1235 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1299 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
251 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1472 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3275 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1692 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2300 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
947 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
25885 Morohashi
2646 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4256 New Nelson (John Haig)
938 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1008 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
482 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
548 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2363 2001 Kanji
6f4.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-6-4 SKIP code
8843.2 Four corner code
30-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7b11 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
one
Parts:
negative, non-, bad, ugly, clumsy
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N4
101 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 不 【フ】 un-, non-, negative prefix
  • 不安 【フアン】 anxiety, uneasiness, worry, apprehension, fear, insecurity, suspense
  • 意味不 【イミフ】 of uncertain meaning, ambiguous, cryptic, nonsensical, incomprehensible, perplexing
  • 無 【ブ】 un-, non-, bad ..., poor ...
  • 不気味 【ブキミ】 weird, ominous, eerie, uncanny, ghastly

Readings

Chinese:
bu4, bu2
Korean:
bu, bul

Spanish

  • prefijo negativo: in-
  • des-

Portuguese

  • Prefixo negativo
  • negativa
  • não
  • feia
  • ruim
  • deselegante

French

  • négation
  • non
  • mauvais
  • laid
  • maladroit
500 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
600 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
572 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
134 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
17 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
130 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
104 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
94 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.18 Japanese for Busy People
94 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
94 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
422 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
10 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4242 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2141 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2890 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1225 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
19 Morohashi
3434 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
13 New Nelson (John Haig)
1217 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1302 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
103 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
444 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3154 2001 Kanji
0a4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-1 SKIP code
3-3-1 SKIP code
3-2-2 SKIP code
1090.0 Four corner code
41-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e0d Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
steam, breath
Parts:
Variants:
spirit, mind, air, atmosphere, mood
Kun:
いき
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
113 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 気 【キ】 spirit, mind, heart, nature, disposition, motivation, intention, mood, feelings, ambience, atmosphere, mood
  • 気合 【キアイ】 (fighting) spirit, motivation, effort, shout (for getting in the right mood to deal with something, etc.), cheer, yell, kiai, short shout when performing an attacking move
  • 心意気 【ココロイキ】 spirit, disposition
  • 水気 【ミズケ】 water content, moisture, juiciness, dampness, water vapor (vapour), steam, dropsy, edema, oedema
  • 気 【ケ】 sign, indication, trace, touch, feeling, somehow, for some reason, seeming to be
  • 気配 【ケハイ】 indication, sign, hint, presence, trend, quotation (esp. stock market)
  • 嫌気 【イヤキ】 dislike, disgust, disinclination, tired of
  • 水気 【ミズケ】 water content, moisture, juiciness, dampness, water vapor (vapour), steam, dropsy, edema, oedema

Kun reading compounds

  • 心意気 【こころいき】 spirit, disposition
  • 水気 【みずけ】 water content, moisture, juiciness, dampness, water vapor (vapour), steam, dropsy, edema, oedema

Readings

Chinese:
qi4
Korean:
gi

Spanish

  • espíritu
  • mente

Portuguese

  • espírito
  • mente

French

  • esprit
  • air
  • atmosphère
  • humeur
59 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
68 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
11 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
77 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2480 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
144 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
67 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
319 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.6 Japanese for Busy People
134 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
134 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
246 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1150 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3960 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2037 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2751 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1903 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17046P Morohashi
3194 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3025 New Nelson (John Haig)
1885 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2030 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
55 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
52 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2356 2001 Kanji
0a6.8 The Kanji Dictionary
3-4-2 SKIP code
2-2-4 SKIP code
8041.7 Four corner code
21-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c17 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
flavor, taste
Kun:
あじあじ.わう
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
442 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 味 【ミ】 (sense of) taste, counter for food, drink, medicine, etc.
  • 味覚 【ミカク】 taste, palate, sense of taste
  • 厚み 【アツミ】 thickness, profundity, depth
  • 加味 【カミ】 seasoning, flavoring, flavouring, addition, inclusion, taking into account

Kun reading compounds

  • 味 【あじ】 flavor, flavour, taste, charm, style, experience, smart, clever, witty, strange
  • 味付け 【あじつけ】 seasoning, flavour, flavor
  • 切れ味 【きれあじ】 sharpness, cutting ability, quickness (of wit), incisiveness, technical proficiency, skill, peppiness (of a ball)
  • 下味 【したあじ】 seasoning of food
  • 味わう 【あじわう】 to taste, to savor, to savour, to relish, to appreciate, to enjoy, to relish, to digest, to experience, to go through, to taste (e.g. victory), to know (e.g. pain)

Readings

Chinese:
wei4
Korean:
mi

Spanish

  • sabor
  • gusto
  • experiencia

Portuguese

  • sabor
  • gosto

French

  • goût
  • saveur
516 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
415 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
393 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
295 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
913 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
339 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
137 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
572 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.19 Japanese for Busy People
307 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
307 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
311 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
302 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
325 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
206 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
247 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
224 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3456 Morohashi
274 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
766 New Nelson (John Haig)
219 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
233 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
169 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
315 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3764 2001 Kanji
3d5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
6509.0 Four corner code
44-3 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5473 Unicode hex code