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 (1989.1.8-2019.4.30)
  • 平安 【ヘイアン】 peace, tranquility, tranquillity, Heian period (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
  • 平常心 【ビョウジョウシン】 everyday feelings, usual feelings
  • 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
  • 平韻 【ヒョウイン】 level-tone rhyme (of Chinese)
  • 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

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
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-42-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e73 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
level, average
Kun:
なら.す
On:
キン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N2
715 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 均衡 【キンコウ】 equilibrium, balance
  • 均一 【キンイツ】 uniformity, equality
  • 100均 【ヒャッキン】 hundred-yen store, 100 yen shop
  • 移動平均 【イドウヘイキン】 moving average

Kun reading compounds

  • 均す 【ならす】 to make even, to make smooth, to make level, to flatten, to average

Readings

Japanese names:
ひとし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
jun1, yun4
Korean:
gyun

Spanish

  • nivel
  • promedio

Portuguese

  • nível
  • média

French

  • nivelé
  • égalisé
  • moyenne
590 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
681 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
653 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
806 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1065 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
869 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
429 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
387 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
805 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
820 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1014 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
368 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
276 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
173 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
207 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
162 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4916 Morohashi
235 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
988 New Nelson (John Haig)
160 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
172 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
666 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1452 2001 Kanji
3b4.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-4 SKIP code
4712.0 Four corner code
1-22-49 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5747 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
shell
Parts:
savings, store, lay in, keep, wear mustache
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N2
1100 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 貯水 【チョスイ】 storage of water
  • 貯金 【チョキン】 putting money aside, savings, deposit (e.g. in a bank), accumulated surplus of wins, wins in the bank
  • 郵貯 【ユウチョ】 postal (post-office) savings (deposit)

Kun reading compounds

  • 貯める 【ためる】 to save up (money)
  • 蓄える 【たくわえる】 to store, to save up, to stock up on, to lay in stock, to set aside, to accumulate (e.g. knowledge), to build up (e.g. experience), to develop (e.g. one's skills), to grow (a beard, moustache, etc.), to wear

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhu3, zhu4
Korean:
jeo

Spanish

  • ahorrar
  • almacenar

Portuguese

  • poupança
  • loja
  • por em
  • guardar
  • usar bigode

French

  • économies
  • épargne
  • réserve
  • stocker
  • porter la moustache
674 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
572 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
546 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1060 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4502 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
740 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
924 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1651 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
762 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
775 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
742 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1743 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1903 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1012 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1368 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
198 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36698 Morohashi
1509 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5791 New Nelson (John Haig)
194 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
206 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
595 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3953 2001 Kanji
7b5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-5 SKIP code
6382.1 Four corner code
1-35-89 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8caf Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
Variants:
amass, raise, hoard, store
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1260 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 蓄積 【チクセキ】 accumulation, accumulate, store
  • 蓄財 【チクザイ】 amassing of wealth
  • 備蓄 【ビチク】 stockpile, reserves, storing, stocking up, laying in (supplies)
  • 含蓄 【ガンチク】 implication, significance, connotation, depth of meaning, complications of a problem

Kun reading compounds

  • 蓄える 【たくわえる】 to store, to save up, to stock up on, to lay in stock, to set aside, to accumulate (e.g. knowledge), to build up (e.g. experience), to develop (e.g. one's skills), to grow (a beard, moustache, etc.), to wear

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xu4
Korean:
chug

Spanish

  • acaudalar
  • amasar
  • almacenar
  • ahorrar

Portuguese

  • acumular
  • ter uma concubina
  • fonógrafo

French

  • accumuler
  • stocker
  • mettre de côté
  • gramophone
  • avoir une maîtresse
1579 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1287 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4024 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1101 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1706 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1224 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1288 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
743 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
666 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2931 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1506 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2038 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1397 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
31642P Morohashi
2333 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5161 New Nelson (John Haig)
1385 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1486 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1658 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1976 2001 Kanji
3k10.16 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-10 SKIP code
2-8-5 SKIP code
4460.3 Four corner code
1-35-63 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
84c4 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
sex, gender, nature
Kun:
さが
On:
セイショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
104 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 性 【セイ】 nature (of a person), sex, gender, sex (i.e. sexual attraction, activity, etc.), gender, -ty, -ity, -ness, -cy
  • 性格 【セイカク】 character (of a person), personality, disposition, nature, characteristics, nature (of a thing, event, etc.)
  • 耐性 【タイセイ】 resistance (e.g. to antibiotics), tolerance (e.g. drug tolerance)
  • 社会性 【シャカイセイ】 sociality
  • 性 【ショウ】 nature, disposition, temperament, character, quality, that which does not change according to external influences
  • 性根 【ショウネ】 nature, character, disposition
  • 冷え性 【ヒエショウ】 sensitivity to cold
  • 凝り性 【コリショウ】 fastidiousness, enthusiasm for one thing, meticulousness, monomania, obsession, susceptibility for a stiffening of the shoulders

Kun reading compounds

  • 性 【さが】 one's nature, one's destiny, custom, tradition, habit, convention

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xing4
Korean:
seong

Spanish

  • sexo
  • género
  • naturaleza
  • temperamento

Portuguese

  • sexo
  • gênero
  • natureza

French

  • sexe
  • genre
  • nature
  • propriétés
645 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
745 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
723 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
199 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1666 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
280 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
535 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
564 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.13 Japanese for Busy People
98 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
98 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
421 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
811 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
357 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
222 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
266 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1572 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10478 Morohashi
299 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1822 New Nelson (John Haig)
1558 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1679 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
119 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
690 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1172 2001 Kanji
4k5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
1-1-7 SKIP code
9501.0 Four corner code
1-32-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6027 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
yonder, facing, beyond, confront, defy, tend toward, approach
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
182 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 向上 【コウジョウ】 elevation, rise, improvement, advancement, progress
  • 向後 【コウゴ】 hereafter
  • 趣向 【シュコウ】 plan, idea, design, plot
  • 性向 【セイコウ】 inclination, tendency, nature, character

Kun reading compounds

  • 向く 【むく】 to turn toward, to look (up, down, etc.), to face (e.g. east) (of a building, window, etc.), to look out on, to front (on), to point (of an arrow, compass needle, etc.), to be suited to, to be fit for, to go towards, to turn to (of one's interests, feelings, etc.), to be inclined (to do)
  • 向いている 【むいている】 to be cut out for (e.g. a job), to be suited (to)
  • 向ける 【むける】 to turn towards, to point
  • 向かう 【むかう】 to face, to go towards, to head towards
  • 向かうところ敵無し 【むかうところてきなし】 unbeatable, invincible, irresistible
  • 向い 【むかい】 facing, opposite, across the street, other side
  • 向かい合う 【むかいあう】 to be opposite, to face each other
  • 向こう 【むこう】 opposite side, other side, opposite direction, over there, that way, far away, beyond, the other party, the other person, future (starting now)
  • 向こう側 【むこうがわ】 other side, opposite side, other party
  • 向こう 【むこう】 opposite side, other side, opposite direction, over there, that way, far away, beyond, the other party, the other person, future (starting now)
  • 向こう側 【むこうがわ】 other side, opposite side, other party
  • 向い 【むかい】 facing, opposite, across the street, other side
  • 向かい合う 【むかいあう】 to be opposite, to face each other

Readings

Japanese names:
こお、 た、 な、 むか、 むかい、 むこう
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xiang4
Korean:
hyang, sang

Spanish

  • mirar hacia
  • volverse
  • hacer frente
  • oponerse

Portuguese

  • Aquele lá
  • em frente
  • além de
  • confronta
  • desafia
  • tende para
  • aproximação

French

  • se diriger vers
  • direction
  • en face
  • de l'autre côté
  • éloigné
  • confronter
  • défier
  • approcher
  • avoir tendance
213 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
294 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
278 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
217 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
101 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
215 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
402 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
312 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
199 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
199 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
557 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
319 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3790 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1934 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2627 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
186 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3301 Morohashi
3052 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
712 New Nelson (John Haig)
183 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
195 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
192 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
266 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
849 2001 Kanji
3d3.10 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-3 SKIP code
2722.0 Four corner code
1-24-94 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5411 Unicode hex code