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

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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
1226 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1550 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1494 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1691 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1255 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
261 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1227 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1291 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1814 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
577 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
206 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
132 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
159 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1880 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9190 Morohashi
180 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1598 New Nelson (John Haig)
1862 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2006 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1030 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2753 2001 Kanji
0a4.6 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-1 SKIP code
2772.0 Four corner code
24-24 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e7b Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
see
Parts:
Variants:
memorize, learn, remember, awake, sober up
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
710 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 覚醒剤 【カクセイザイ】 stimulant (e.g. psychoactive drugs like methamphetamine, ritalin, etc.)
  • 覚悟 【カクゴ】 resolution, resignation, readiness, preparedness
  • 視聴覚 【シチョウカク】 senses of seeing and hearing, audiovisual
  • 才覚 【サイカク】 ready wit, quick wits, resourcefulness, raising (money)

Kun reading compounds

  • 覚える 【おぼえる】 to memorize, to memorise, to commit to memory, to learn by heart, to bear in mind, to remember, to learn, to pick up, to acquire, to feel, to think, to regard
  • 覚ます 【さます】 to awaken, to arouse from sleep, to bring to one's senses, to disabuse (someone of), to sober up, to dampen, to throw a damper on, to spoil
  • 覚める 【さめる】 to wake, to wake up, to become sober, to sober up, to regain consciousness (e.g. after anaesthesia), to come to one's senses, to be disillusioned
  • 悟る 【さとる】 to perceive, to sense, to discern, to understand, to comprehend, to realize, to attain enlightenment

Readings

Chinese:
jue2, jiao4
Korean:
gag, gyo

Spanish

  • memorizar
  • recordar
  • despertarse
  • comprender
  • aclararse

Portuguese

  • memorizar
  • aprender
  • recordar
  • acordar
  • ficar sóbrio

French

  • mémoriser
  • se rappeler
  • perception
  • sens
  • réveil
  • dessoûler
363 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
463 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
439 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
896 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4288 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
397 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
889 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1752 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.15 Japanese for Busy People
605 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
615 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
208 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1646 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3217 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1668 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2258 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
331 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
34846 Morohashi
2604 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5529 New Nelson (John Haig)
325 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
347 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
581 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
957 2001 Kanji
3n9.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-7 SKIP code
9021.6 Four corner code
3221.6 Four corner code
19-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
899a Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
make, production, prepare, build
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
103 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 作 【サク】 work (e.g. of art), production, harvest, cultivation, farming, crop, yield, technique
  • 作柄 【サクガラ】 crop conditions, quality (of art)
  • 大作 【タイサク】 large-scale work, voluminous work, monumental work, great work, masterpiece
  • 遺作 【イサク】 posthumous works
  • 作 【サク】 work (e.g. of art), production, harvest, cultivation, farming, crop, yield, technique
  • 作業 【サギョウ】 work, operation, manufacturing, fatigue duty
  • 所作 【ショサ】 conduct, behaviour, movements, gesture, one's carriage, performance (on stage, etc.), dance, acting, dance (in kabuki), dance play
  • 安定操作 【アンテイソウサ】 stabilizing (stock) transaction

Kun reading compounds

  • 作る 【つくる】 to make, to produce, to manufacture, to build, to construct, to prepare (food), to brew (alcohol), to raise, to grow, to cultivate, to train, to till, to draw up (a document), to make out, to prepare, to write, to create (an artistic work, etc.), to compose, to coin (a phrase), to organize, to organise, to establish, to found, to have (a child), to make up (one's face, etc.), to fabricate (an excuse, etc.), to give a (false) appearance, to feign (a smile, etc.), to put on a show of emotion, to form (a line, etc.), to set (a record), to commit (a sin, etc.)
  • 作り 【つくり】 making, producing, manufacturing, building, construction, make, structure, appearance (attire, make-up, etc.), build, physique, sashimi, forced (smile, etc.)
  • 作り上げる 【つくりあげる】 to build up, to complete, to construct, to create, to put together, to make up, to fabricate, to invent, to cook up

Readings

Japanese names:
くり、 さか、 さっ、 づくり、 とも、 なお、 はぎ、 まさか
Chinese:
zuo1, zuo4, zuo2
Korean:
jag, ja, ju

Spanish

  • hacer
  • construir
  • fabricar
  • conducta
  • comportamiento
  • crear

Portuguese

  • fazer
  • produção
  • preparar
  • construção

French

  • fabriquer
  • produire
  • construire
  • préparer
82 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
141 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
127 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
99 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
407 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
147 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
116 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
362 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.4 Japanese for Busy People
360 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
361 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
137 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
75 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
77 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
49 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
52 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1151 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
518 Morohashi
68 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
167 New Nelson (John Haig)
1142 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1224 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
120 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
144 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2154 2001 Kanji
2a5.10 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-5 SKIP code
2821.1 Four corner code
26-78 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f5c Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
use 用 (甩)
Parts:
utilize, business, service, use, employ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
107 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 用 【ヨウ】 business, task, errand, engagement, use, purpose, for the use of ..., used for ..., made for ..., call of nature, excretion
  • 用意 【ヨウイ】 preparation, arrangements, provision, getting ready, laying out (e.g. a meal)
  • 登用 【トウヨウ】 appointment, assignment, promotion
  • 効用 【コウヨウ】 use, utility, effect, benefit

Kun reading compounds

  • 用いる 【もちいる】 to use, to make use of, to utilize, to utilise

Readings

Japanese names:
たから
Chinese:
yong4
Korean:
yong

Spanish

  • uso
  • empleo
  • trabajo
  • usar
  • hacer uso de

Portuguese

  • utilizar
  • negócios
  • serviço
  • usar
  • empregar

French

  • se servir de
  • affaires
  • service
  • utiliser
  • employer
146 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
235 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
215 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
102 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2993 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
110 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
219 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
193 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.19 Japanese for Busy People
107 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
107 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
308 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1329 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3694 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1889 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2569 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1189 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
21703 Morohashi
2976 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3721 New Nelson (John Haig)
1181 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1265 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
177 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
116 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3653 2001 Kanji
2r3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-3 SKIP code
4-5-1 SKIP code
7722.0 Four corner code
45-49 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7528 Unicode hex code