Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
pestle
Parts:
happiness, blessing, fortune
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
786 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 幸 【サチ】 good luck, fortune, happiness, harvest, yield
  • 幸運 【コウウン】 good luck, fortune
  • 親不孝 【オヤフコウ】 lack of filial piety, disobedience to one's parents
  • 御幸 【ギョウキ】 imperial visit, imperial outing

Kun reading compounds

  • 幸い 【さいわい】 happiness, blessedness, luck, fortune, felicity, luckily, fortunately
  • 幸いあれ 【さいわいあれ】 be happy!, cheer up!
  • 幸 【さち】 good luck, fortune, happiness, harvest, yield
  • 幸ある 【さちある】 fortunate, happy, lucky
  • 山幸 【やまさち】 food of the mountains (wild game, mountain vegetables, mushrooms, etc.), fruits of the land
  • 海幸 【うみさち】 seafood, products of the sea, marine products, fruits of the sea
  • 幸せ 【しあわせ】 happiness, good fortune, luck, blessing
  • 幸せにする 【しあわせにする】 to bring someone happiness, to make someone happy

Readings

Japanese names:
こ、 さき、 さし、 さっ、 とも、 ひろ、 みゆき、 ゆ、 ゆき、 よし
Chinese:
xing4
Korean:
haeng

Spanish

  • felicidad
  • bendición
  • fortuna
  • buena suerte

Portuguese

  • felicidade
  • benção
  • fortuna

French

  • joie
  • bénédiction
  • fortune
395 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
295 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
279 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
683 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1073 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
712 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
504 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
661 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
684 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
697 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
894 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
575 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2755 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1408 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1901 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1519 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9176 Morohashi
2216 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1595 New Nelson (John Haig)
1505 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1622 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
423 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
297 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1455 2001 Kanji
3b5.9 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
4040.1 Four corner code
25-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e78 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
legs
Parts:
before, ahead, previous, future, precedence
Kun:
さきま.ず
On:
セン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
173 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 先 【セン】 former, previous, old, first move (in go, shogi, etc.), opening move
  • 先駆 【センク】 forerunner, pioneer, precursor, herald, outrider, pilot car
  • 機先 【キセン】 forestall
  • 互先 【タガイセン】 even game (esp. in go)

Kun reading compounds

  • 先 【さき】 previous, prior, former, first, earlier, some time ago, preceding, point (e.g. pencil), tip, end, nozzle, head (of a line), front, ahead, the other side, the future, hereafter, destination, the other party
  • 先行き 【さきゆき】 the future, future prospects
  • 小手先 【こてさき】 tip of one's hand, cheap trick, superficial wit, superficial cleverness, lukewarm, cheap, perfunctory, makeshift, shortsighted
  • 矛先 【ほこさき】 point of spear, spearhead, brunt, aim of attack, force of argument
  • 先ず 【まず】 first (of all), firstly, to start with, above all, probably, almost (certainly), hardly, practically, more or less, anyway, at any rate, for now (at least), for the time being
  • 先ず無い 【まずない】 seldom, rarely, scarcely

Readings

Japanese names:
ぽん
Chinese:
xian1
Korean:
seon

Spanish

  • antes
  • adelante
  • previo
  • precedencia
  • extremo
  • punta
  • final
  • anterior

Portuguese

  • antes
  • prévio
  • na frente
  • futuro
  • precedência

French

  • avant
  • devant
  • précédent
  • futur
  • antériorité
33 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
43 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
49 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
201 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
571 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
65 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
16 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
280 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.18 Japanese for Busy People
50 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
50 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
48 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
145 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3046 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1552 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2123 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
254 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1349 Morohashi
2394 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
350 New Nelson (John Haig)
248 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
263 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
115 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
54 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2457 2001 Kanji
3b3.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-2 SKIP code
2421.1 Four corner code
32-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5148 Unicode hex code