Jisho

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4 strokes
Radical:
short, tiny
Parts:
phantasm, vision, dream, illusion, apparition
Kun:
まぼろし
On:
ゲン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1564 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 幻想 【ゲンソウ】 fantasy, illusion, vision, dream
  • 幻覚 【ゲンカク】 hallucination, illusion
  • 変幻 【ヘンゲン】 transformation
  • 夢幻 【ムゲン】 dreams, fantasy, visions

Kun reading compounds

  • 幻 【まぼろし】 phantom, vision, illusion, dream, apparition
  • 幻を追う 【まぼろしをおう】 to pursue an illusion, to pursue a fantasy, to pursue phantoms
  • 夢幻 【むげん】 dreams, fantasy, visions

Readings

Chinese:
huan4
Korean:
hwan

Spanish

  • visión
  • espejismo
  • ilusión
  • aparición

Portuguese

  • fantasma
  • visão
  • sonho
  • ilusão
  • aparição

French

  • chimère
  • fantôme
  • fantasme
  • vision
  • rêve
  • illusion
  • apparition
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