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 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

9 strokes
Radical:
village, mile
Parts:
heavy, important, esteem, respect, heap up, pile up, nest of boxes, -fold
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
193 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 重 【ジュウ】 jūbako, multi-tiered food box, heavy, serious, extreme, -fold, -ply
  • 重圧 【ジュウアツ】 strong pressure, heavy pressure
  • 多重 【タジュウ】 multiple, multiplex
  • 加重 【カジュウ】 weighting (in averaging), aggravation
  • 重複 【チョウフク】 duplication, repetition, overlapping, redundancy, restoration
  • 重厚 【ジュウコウ】 profound, deep, grave, solid, dignified, stately, solemn, massive, composed
  • 加重 【カジュウ】 weighting (in averaging), aggravation
  • 軽重 【ケイジュウ】 relative weight, lightness and heaviness, relative importance, gravity

Kun reading compounds

  • 重 【え】 -fold, -ply
  • 三重 【さんじゅう】 triple, treble, threefold, three-ply, triplicate
  • 九重 【ここのえ】 ninefold, imperial palace, the Court
  • 重い 【おもい】 heavy, weighty, heavy (feeling), depressed, gloomy, blue, uneasy, slow, sluggish, lumbering, ponderous, clumsy, important (position, responsibility, etc.), serious, grave, serious (punishment, illness, etc.), severe, critical, solid, established, dignified, sensible
  • 重い腰を上げる 【おもいこしをあげる】 to get off one's backside, to bestir oneself
  • 重り 【おもり】 weight, sinker (fishing)
  • 重ねる 【かさねる】 to pile up, to heap up, to stack up, to put on top of another, to repeat many times over, to go through repeatedly, to accumulate
  • 重なる 【かさなる】 to be piled up, to lie on top of one another, to come one after another, to happen over and over, to pile up (e.g. stress), to accumulate, to overlap (each other), to occur at the same time, to happen simultaneously
  • 主 【おも】 chief, main, principal, important, main secondary or supporting role (in kyogen)
  • 重き 【おもき】 importance, emphasis, stress
  • 身重 【みおも】 pregnant
  • 気重 【きおも】 heavy-hearted

Readings

Japanese names:
さね、 しげ、 しげる
Chinese:
zhong4, chong2
Korean:
jung

Spanish

  • pesado
  • importante
  • apilar
  • amontonar

Portuguese

  • pesado
  • empilhar
  • pilha de caixas
  • -dobrar

French

  • lourd
  • empiler
  • entasser
  • s'emboîter
  • - couches
245 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
326 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
311 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
155 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
224 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
161 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
266 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1017 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.16 Japanese for Busy People
227 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
227 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
115 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1802 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4390 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2223 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2991 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1691 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
40132 Morohashi
3573 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6207 New Nelson (John Haig)
1675 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1805 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
136 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
330 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2272 2001 Kanji
0a9.18 The Kanji Dictionary
4-9-2 SKIP code
2-1-8 SKIP code
2010.4 Four corner code
29-37 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
91cd Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
go, do
Parts:
equilibrium, measuring rod, scale
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1847 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 衡器 【コウキ】 scale, balance, weighing machine
  • 衡平 【コウヘイ】 balance, equity
  • 拡大均衡 【カクダイキンコウ】 an expanded or expanding equilibrium
  • 合従連衡 【ガッショウレンコウ】 alliance (of the Six Kingdoms against the Qin dynasty, and of individual Kingdoms with the Qin dynasty), (tactic of) making and breaking alliances (to benefit oneself as the occasion demands), resorting to alliances as a diplomatic expedient

Readings

Japanese names:
ひら
Chinese:
heng2
Korean:
hyeong

Spanish

  • balanza
  • escala
  • peso

Portuguese

  • equilíbrio
  • vara de medição
  • escala

French

  • équilibre
  • balance
1267 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1694 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1641 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1358 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1724 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2450 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1585 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1692 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1449 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1618 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
939 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
527 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
687 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
900 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34078 Morohashi
761 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1775 New Nelson (John Haig)
891 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
957 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1828 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2053 2001 Kanji
3i13.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-13 SKIP code
2143.0 Four corner code
25-53 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8861 Unicode hex code