Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
pestle
Parts:
even, flat, peace
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
128 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 平 【ヘイ】 nth year in the Heisei era (January 8, 1989-April 30, 2019)
  • 平安 【ヘイアン】 peace, tranquility, tranquillity, Heian era (794-1185)
  • 和平 【ワヘイ】 peace
  • 公平 【コウヘイ】 fairness, impartiality, justice, objectivity
  • 平等 【ビョウドウ】 equality, impartiality, evenness
  • 平等観 【ビョウドウカン】 viewing all things as undifferentiated and equal, non-discriminative thought, contemplation of the equality of all things from the standpoint of emptiness
  • 寛平 【カンピョウ】 Kanpyō era (889.4.27-898.4.26), Kanbyō era
  • 天平 【テンピョウ】 Tenpyō era (729.8.5-749.4.14), Tenbyō era, Tenhei era
  • 平声 【ヒョウショウ】 first tone in old Chinese phonetics, level tone, (of a Japanese accent) having a low, flat tone
  • 平調 【ヒョウジョウ】 (in Japan) 3rd note of the ancient chromatic scale (approx. E), (in gagaku) scale similar to the Dorian mode on E

Kun reading compounds

  • 平ら 【たいら】 flat, level, even, smooth, calm, tranquil, placid, composed, stable, relaxed (sitting posture), comfortable, plateau, tableland, plain
  • 平らか 【たいらか】 level, just, peaceful
  • 平らげる 【たいらげる】 to eat up (completely), to put down (a rebellion), to suppress, to subjugate, to make flat, to level out
  • 平 【ひら】 something broad and flat, common, ordinary, plain, rank-and-file, low-ranking employee, freshman, novice, private
  • 平泳ぎ 【ひらおよぎ】 breaststroke (swimming)
  • 嘉平次平 【かへいじひら】 hakama fabric made from meisen silk
  • 金平 【かねひら】 Acheilognathus rhombeus (species of cyprinid)

Readings

Japanese names:
たいら、 たら、 はち、 ひ、 ひとし、 へ、 へん
Chinese:
ping2
Korean:
pyeong, pyeon

Spanish

  • llanura
  • liso
  • llano
  • plano
  • sencillo

Portuguese

  • até mesmo
  • apartamento
  • paz

French

  • plan(e)
  • plat
  • paix
315 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
411 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
388 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
143 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
26 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
136 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
503 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
203 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
202 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
202 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
351 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
573 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4291 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2167 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2921 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1496 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9167X Morohashi
3478 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1590 New Nelson (John Haig)
1484 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1596 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
98 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
260 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3155 2001 Kanji
2k3.4 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-1 SKIP code
1040.9 Four corner code
42-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e73 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Variants:
sham, temporary, interim, assumed (name), informal
Kun:
かりかり-
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
1039 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 仮 【カリ】 temporary, provisional, interim, fictitious, assumed (name), alias, hypothetical, theoretical
  • 仮設 【カセツ】 temporary, provisional, to do something temporarily (esp. build temporary facilities), to do something provisionally
  • 仮 【ケ】 lacking substance and existing in name only, something without substance
  • 化粧 【ケショウ】 make-up, makeup, cosmetics
  • 虚仮 【コケ】 folly, fool

Kun reading compounds

  • 仮 【かり】 temporary, provisional, interim, fictitious, assumed (name), alias, hypothetical, theoretical
  • 仮処分 【かりしょぶん】 provisional disposition, temporary injunction

Readings

Chinese:
jia3, jia4
Korean:
ga, ban

Spanish

  • temporal
  • provisional
  • falso

Portuguese

  • fingimento
  • temporário
  • interim
  • assumido (nome)
  • informal

French

  • factice
  • intérim
  • temporaire
  • emprunt (nom d')
  • informel
  • ka(na)
559 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
656 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
625 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1322 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
382 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
696 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
304 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
231 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1049 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1092 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1141 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
63 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
53 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
34 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
34 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
975 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
398 Morohashi
50 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
144 New Nelson (John Haig)
966 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1039 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
656 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2167 2001 Kanji
2a4.15 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-4 SKIP code
2124.7 Four corner code
18-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4eee Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
name, noted, distinguished, reputation
Kun:
-な
On:
メイミョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
177 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 名 【メイ】 counter for people (usu. seating, reservations and such), first name, famous, great, name, noun
  • 名画 【メイガ】 famous picture, masterpiece (painting), film classic
  • 同名 【ドウメイ】 same name, homonym
  • 芸名 【ゲイメイ】 stage name
  • 名目 【メイモク】 name, title, appellation, (something) nominal, (under the) pretext (of), pretense
  • 名字 【ミョウジ】 surname, family name
  • 仮名 【カメイ】 alias, pseudonym, pen name, nom de plume
  • 同名 【ドウメイ】 same name, homonym

Kun reading compounds

  • 名 【な】 name, given name, title, fame, renown, reputation, pretext, pretense, justification, appearance
  • 名残 【なごり】 remains, traces, vestiges, relics, (the sorrow of) parting, end
  • 仮名 【かめい】 alias, pseudonym, pen name, nom de plume
  • 片仮名 【かたかな】 katakana, angular Japanese syllabary used primarily for loanwords

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
ming2
Korean:
myeong

Spanish

  • nombre
  • célebre
  • distinguido
  • reputación

Portuguese

  • nome
  • fama
  • distinção
  • reputação

French

  • nom
  • célèbre
  • fameux
  • réputation
140 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
55 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
71 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
116 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1170 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
131 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
34 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
346 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
82 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
82 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
82 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
285 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2693 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1371 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1857 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
113 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3297 Morohashi
2169 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
716 New Nelson (John Haig)
112 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
117 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
140 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
53 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2577 2001 Kanji
3d3.12 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-3 SKIP code
4-6-1 SKIP code
3-3-3 SKIP code
2760.0 Four corner code
44-30 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
540d Unicode hex code