Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
house on cliff 广
Parts:
广
Variants:
wide, broad, spacious
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
263 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 広告 【コウコク】 advertisement, advertising, announcement, notice
  • 広域 【コウイキ】 wide area, wide view (of a digitally displayed map), zoomed-out view
  • 曠々 【コウコウ】 extensive, spacious

Kun reading compounds

  • 広い 【ひろい】 spacious, vast, wide
  • 広い支持 【ひろいしじ】 broad support, wide-ranging support
  • 広まる 【ひろまる】 to spread, to be propagated
  • 広める 【ひろめる】 to spread, to propagate, to popularize, to disseminate, to broaden, to extend, to widen, to enlarge
  • 広がる 【ひろがる】 to spread (out), to extend, to stretch, to reach to, to get around, to fill (e.g. a space)
  • 広げる 【ひろげる】 to spread, to extend, to expand, to enlarge, to widen, to broaden, to unfold, to open, to unroll, to unwrap, to scatter about, to spread around, to make flourish, to cause to prosper

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
guang3, an1
Korean:
gwang

Spanish

  • amplio
  • ancho
  • espacioso
  • ensancharse
  • ensanchar
  • extenderse
  • extender

Portuguese

  • largo
  • vasto
  • espaçoso

French

  • vaste
  • large
  • spacieux
211 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
127 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
114 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
311 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1499 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
303 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
164 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
316 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.3 Japanese for Busy People
694 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
707 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
113 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
581 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3769 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1921 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2613 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
747 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9224P Morohashi
3035 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1604 New Nelson (John Haig)
739 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
799 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
389 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
108 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
571 2001 Kanji
3q2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-2 SKIP code
0023.2 Four corner code
1-25-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e83 Unicode hex code

4 strokes
Radical:
branch
Parts:
branch, support, sustain, branch radical (no. 65)
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
159 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 支 【シ】 China
  • 支援 【シエン】 support, backing, aid, assistance
  • 気管支 【キカンシ】 bronchial tube
  • 干支 【エト】 sexagenary cycle (60-year cycle of 12 animal zodiac and 5 elements in the traditional Chinese calendar), 12-year Chinese zodiac

Kun reading compounds

  • 支える 【ささえる】 to support, to prop, to sustain, to underlay, to hold up, to defend, to hold at bay, to stem, to check
  • 閊える 【つかえる】 to stick, to get stuck, to get caught, to get jammed, to clog, to be unavailable, to be busy, to be occupied, to be full, to be piled up (e.g. of work), to halt (in one's speech), to stumble (over one's words), to stutter, to stammer, to feel blocked (of one's chest or throat, due to grief, anxiety, illness, etc.), to feel pressure, to feel pain
  • 支う 【かう】 to support, to prop up

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zhi1
Korean:
ji

Spanish

  • soporte
  • apoyo
  • rama
  • pago
  • interferencia
  • soportar
  • sostener

Portuguese

  • ramo
  • apoio
  • sustentar

French

  • soutien
  • support
  • branche
  • filiale
  • succursale
  • radical branche (no. 65)
621 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
717 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
691 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
302 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2039 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
115 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
583 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
63 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.4 Japanese for Busy People
318 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
318 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
368 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
932 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2473 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1251 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1717 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
718 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13061 Morohashi
1979 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2324 New Nelson (John Haig)
711 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
768 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
185 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
642 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1467 2001 Kanji
2k2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-2 SKIP code
4040.7 Four corner code
1-27-57 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
652f Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
hand 手 (扌龵)
Parts:
hold, have
Kun:
も.つ-も.ちも.てる
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
119 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 持 【ジ】 draw (in go, poetry contest, etc.), tie
  • 持久 【ジキュウ】 endurance, persistence
  • 堅持 【ケンジ】 holding on to, sticking to
  • 護持 【ゴジ】 defend and maintain, support, protection

Kun reading compounds

  • 持つ 【もつ】 to hold (in one's hand), to take, to carry, to possess, to have, to own, to maintain, to keep, to last, to be durable, to keep, to survive, to take charge of, to be in charge of, to hold (meeting, etc.), to have (opportunity, etc.), to have "it", to have that special something, to be blessed with good luck
  • 持子 【もつご】 stone moroko (Pseudorasbora parva), topmouth gudgeon
  • 持てる 【もてる】 to be able to possess (hold, get, etc.), to be well liked, to be popular, to be pampered (spoiled, doted upon, etc.), to be welcomed, to endure (the tests of time, the elements, etc.), to last, possessed, held, rich, wealthy, affluent
  • 持てる者 【もてるもの】 (the) haves, those who have

Readings

Japanese names:
もち、 もつ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
chi2
Korean:
ji

Spanish

  • duración
  • propiedad
  • cargo
  • sostener
  • mantener

Portuguese

  • segurar
  • ter

French

  • avoir
  • tenir
231 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
310 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
294 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
184 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1903 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
50 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
178 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
801 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.15 Japanese for Busy People
451 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
458 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
142 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
889 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
447 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
275 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
333 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
667 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
12019 Morohashi
374 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2151 New Nelson (John Haig)
660 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
712 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
94 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
328 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1348 2001 Kanji
3c6.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
5404.1 Four corner code
1-27-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6301 Unicode hex code