Jisho

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6 strokes
Radical:
pestle
Parts:
Variants:
year, counter for years
Kun:
とし
On:
ネン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
6 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 年 【ネン】 year (e.g. AD), counter for years
  • 年会 【ネンカイ】 conference, annual convention
  • 往年 【オウネン】 years gone by, earlier years, former years, the past
  • 平年 【ヘイネン】 non-leap year, normal year (esp. as pertains to weather patterns, vegetative growth, harvest yields, etc.)

Kun reading compounds

  • 年 【とし】 year, age, years, past one's prime, old age
  • 年明け 【としあけ】 beginning of the year, early in the New Year
  • いい年 【いいとし】 maturity, mature age
  • 大年 【おおとし】 New Year's Eve, December 31st, Jupiter (planet)

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
nian2
Korean:
nyeon

Spanish

  • año
  • edad

Portuguese

  • Ano

French

  • année
  • compteur d'années
126 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
20 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
64 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
3 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
188 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
64 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
51 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
342 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
45 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
45 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
24 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
574 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2528 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1284 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1752 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1045 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9168 Morohashi
2035 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1593 New Nelson (John Haig)
1036 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1114 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
13 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
51 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2355 2001 Kanji
0a6.16 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-4 SKIP code
4-6-3 SKIP code
8050.0 Four corner code
39-15 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e74 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
power, force
Parts:
achievement, merits, success, honor, credit
Kun:
いさお
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N1
857 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 功 【コウ】 merit, success, meritorious deed, achievement, accumulated experience
  • 功績 【コウセキ】 achievements, merit, meritorious service, meritorious deed
  • 即効 【ソッコウ】 immediate effect, instant effect
  • 奏功 【ソウコウ】 success, achievement, fruition
  • 工夫 【クフウ】 scheme, device, scheming, devising, figuring out, coming up with, solving ingeniously, dedication to spiritual improvement (esp. through Zen meditation)
  • 効能 【コウノウ】 effect, efficacy, virtue, benefit

Kun reading compounds

  • 勲 【いさお】 distinguished service, meritorious service

Readings

Japanese names:
いさ、 かつ、 くぬ、 ぐう、 こと、 つとむ、 とし、 のり、 よし
Chinese:
gong1
Korean:
gong

Spanish

  • logro
  • méritos
  • éxito
  • servicio

Portuguese

  • realização
  • méritos
  • sucesso
  • honra
  • crédito

French

  • réussite
  • réalisation
  • succès
  • mérite
  • honneur
  • crédit
605 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
502 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
477 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
765 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1454 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
467 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1099 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
135 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
818 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
837 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
378 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
209 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
218 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
138 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
165 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
871 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2295 Morohashi
189 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
522 New Nelson (John Haig)
863 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
927 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
448 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3145 2001 Kanji
2g3.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-2 SKIP code
1412.7 Four corner code
24-89 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
529f Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
house on cliff 广
Parts:
广
preface, beginning, order, precedence, occasion, chance, incidentally
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
1160 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 序 【ジョ】 order, ordering, beginning, start, foreword, preface, introduction, opening of a song (in gagaku or noh)
  • 序盤 【ジョバン】 the opening(s) (e.g. in a game of go or chess)
  • 公序 【コウジョ】 public order, public policy
  • 西序 【セイジョ】 memorial rite involving the western sanctum

Kun reading compounds

  • 序 【ついで】 opportunity, occasion
  • 序でに 【ついでに】 incidentally, taking the opportunity, while (you) are at it, on the occasion
  • 序 【ついで】 opportunity, occasion
  • 序でに 【ついでに】 incidentally, taking the opportunity, while (you) are at it, on the occasion

Readings

Japanese names:
つぐ
Chinese:
xu4
Korean:
seo

Spanish

  • inicio
  • comienzo
  • orden
  • precedencia
  • prefacio

Portuguese

  • prefácio
  • começo
  • pedido
  • precedência
  • ocasião
  • oportunidade
  • acidentalmente

French

  • début
  • préface
  • ordre
  • priorité
  • occasion
  • avant
  • en passant
638 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
734 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
710 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1342 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1502 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
507 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1258 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
507 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
770 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
784 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
953 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
583 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3803 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1945 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2639 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1608 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9253 Morohashi
3065 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1607 New Nelson (John Haig)
1594 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1720 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
670 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
553 2001 Kanji
3q4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-4 SKIP code
0022.2 Four corner code
29-88 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e8f Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
file, row, rank, tier, column
On:
レツ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
927 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 列 【レツ】 row, line, file, column, queue, rank, procession, company (of someone), group, ranks, sequence, counter for rows
  • 列伝 【レツデン】 series of biographies
  • 配列 【ハイレツ】 arrangement, disposition, array (programming)
  • 系列 【ケイレツ】 series, sequence, system, succession, keiretsu (group), conglomeration of businesses linked by cross-shareholdings, affiliated, subsidiary
  • 列 【レツ】 row, line, file, column, queue, rank, procession, company (of someone), group, ranks, sequence, counter for rows
  • 列車 【レッシャ】 train, railway train
  • 加密列 【カミツレ】 German chamomile (Matricaria recutita), German camomile

Readings

Japanese names:
れっ
Chinese:
lie4
Korean:
ryeol

Spanish

  • fila
  • línea
  • hilera

Portuguese

  • arquivo
  • fila
  • posição
  • alinhamento
  • coluna

French

  • file
  • rang
  • colonne
  • queue
537 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
437 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
414 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
891 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2438 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
407 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
352 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
257 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
611 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
621 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
812 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
186 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1018 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
551 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
729 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
820 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1901 Morohashi
824 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
460 New Nelson (John Haig)
812 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
875 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
276 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3143 2001 Kanji
2f4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-2 SKIP code
1220.0 Four corner code
46-83 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5217 Unicode hex code