Jisho

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8 strokes (also 7)
Radical:
long stride
Parts:
prolong, stretching
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
747 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 延滞 【エンタイ】 arrears, (being) overdue, delay (e.g. in payment), procrastination
  • 延期 【エンキ】 postponement, deferment, adjournment
  • 熱延 【ネツエン】 hot rolling
  • 圧延 【アツエン】 rolling, extending by applying pressure

Kun reading compounds

  • 伸びる 【のびる】 to stretch, to extend, to lengthen, to grow (of hair, height, grass, etc.), to straighten out, to be flattened, to become smooth, to spread (of paint, cream, etc.), to stretch out (e.g. of a hand), to extend, to lose elasticity, to become slack, to become soggy (e.g. noodles), to make progress, to develop, to expand, to increase, to improve, to be exhausted, to be groggy, to pass out, to collapse, to be prolonged (meeting, life span, etc.), to be extended (e.g. deadline), to lengthen (e.g. of the days), to be postponed, to be delayed, to be put off
  • 延べる 【のべる】 to lay out (a futon), to make (bed), to spread out, to stretch, to widen, to postpone, to extend
  • 延べ 【のべ】 futures, credit (buying), stretching, total (preceding counter, unit, etc.), aggregate, gross
  • 延べ板 【のべいた】 hammered-out plates
  • 伸ばす 【のばす】 to grow long (e.g. hair, nails), to lengthen, to extend, to stretch, to reach out, to hold out, to straighten, to smooth out, to spread evenly (dough, cream, etc.), to dilute, to thin out, to postpone, to prolong, to strengthen, to develop, to expand

Readings

Japanese names:
たか、 のぶ、 のべ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yan2
Korean:
yeon

Spanish

  • prolongar
  • alargar
  • aplazar
  • posponer
  • total
  • alargado
  • estirado
  • ensanchar
  • estirar

Portuguese

  • prolongar
  • esticar

French

  • prolonger
  • allonger
  • étendre
743 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
831 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
814 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
758 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1547 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
706 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
514 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
739 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1115 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1167 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
689 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
599 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3812 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1952 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2646 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
399 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
9569X Morohashi
3073 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1657 New Nelson (John Haig)
392 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
419 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
858 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3567 2001 Kanji
2q5.4 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-5 SKIP code
3-2-5 SKIP code
1240.1 Four corner code
1-17-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5ef6 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
mountain
Parts:
mount, hill, knoll
Kun:
おか
On:
コウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
463 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 岡陵 【コウリョウ】 hill

Kun reading compounds

  • 丘 【おか】 hill, height, knoll, rising ground, bonus points awarded to the winner at the end of a game
  • 岡崎フラグメント 【おかざきフラグメント】 Okazaki fragment
  • 盛岡 【もりおか】 Morioka (city in Iwate)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gang1
Korean:
gang

Spanish

  • monte
  • colina
  • cima de una colina

Portuguese

French

  • mont
  • colline
  • butte
370 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
621 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1889 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
987 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1440 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
3719 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2584 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1980 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7962 Morohashi
2997 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1460 New Nelson (John Haig)
1961 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2112 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3653 2001 Kanji
2r6.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-6 SKIP code
7722.0 Four corner code
1-18-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5ca1 Unicode hex code

3 strokes
Radical:
small, insignificant
Parts:
little, small
Kun:
ちい.さいこ-お-さ-
On:
ショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
114 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 小 【ショウ】 smallness, small item, short month (i.e. having fewer than 31 days), elementary school, smaller (of two things, places, etc. with the same name), inferior, younger (of two people with the same name), junior, unit of field area (approx. 400 sq m)
  • 小雨 【コサメ】 light rain, drizzle
  • 微小 【ビショウ】 microscopic
  • 中小 【チュウショウ】 small and medium

Kun reading compounds

  • 小さい 【ちいさい】 small, little, tiny, slight, below average (in degree, amount, etc.), minor, small, low (e.g. sound), soft (e.g. voice), unimportant, petty, insignificant, trifling, trivial, young, juvenile
  • 小さい頃 【ちいさいころ】 as a child, when one was a child

Readings

Japanese names:
いさら、 こう、 さざ、 しゃお、 ちいさ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xiao3
Korean:
so

Spanish

  • poco
  • pequeño

Portuguese

  • Pequeno
  • pouco

French

  • petit
24 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
27 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
36 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
63 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1355 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
33 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
46 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
21 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.15 Japanese for Busy People
27 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
27 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
88 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
511 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
7 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
106 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7473 Morohashi
7 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1389 New Nelson (John Haig)
105 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
110 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
126 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
15 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1141 2001 Kanji
3n0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-1-2 SKIP code
9000.0 Four corner code
1-30-14 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c0f Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
heart 心 (忄, ⺗)
Parts:
Variants:
beguile, delusion, perplexity
Kun:
まど.う
On:
ワク
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
777 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 惑 【ワク】 klesha
  • 惑星 【ワクセイ】 planet, dark horse
  • 魅惑 【ミワク】 attraction, fascination, lure, captivation, charm
  • 不惑 【フワク】 past forty, following right course

Kun reading compounds

  • 惑う 【まどう】 to get lost, to lose one's bearings, to be puzzled, to be perplexed, to be confused, to be at a loss, to be tempted, to be seduced, to be captivated

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
huo4
Korean:
hog

Spanish

  • ilusión
  • engaño
  • duda
  • seducción
  • dudar
  • seducir

Portuguese

  • enganar
  • desilusão
  • perplexidade

French

  • égarer
  • perplexité
  • séduire
1942 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1160 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1710 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1131 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1302 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1784 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
969 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1001 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1071 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
789 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3461 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1783 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2427 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
622 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10789 Morohashi
2786 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1892 New Nelson (John Haig)
614 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
661 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1532 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1458 2001 Kanji
4k8.16 The Kanji Dictionary
2-8-4 SKIP code
5333.0 Four corner code
1-47-39 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
60d1 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
sun, day
Parts:
Variants:
star, spot, dot, mark
Kun:
ほし-ぼし
On:
セイショウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
844 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 星 【セイ】 Chinese "star" constellation (one of the 28 mansions), Singapore
  • 星座 【セイザ】 constellation, astrological sign, star sign, zodiac sign
  • 新星 【シンセイ】 nova, new face, new star
  • 小惑星 【ショウワクセイ】 asteroid
  • 客星 【カクセイ】 celestial body seen only for a short time (e.g. comet)
  • 七星 【シチセイ】 the Big Dipper (asterism), the Plough, the Plow

Kun reading compounds

  • 星 【ほし】 star (usu. not including the Sun), planet (usu. not including Earth), heavenly body, star (glyph, symbol, shape), star (actor, player, etc.), small dot, spot, fleck, star point (in go), hoshi, intersection marked with a dot, perp, perpetrator, mark, offender, suspect, bullseye, one's star (that determines one's fate), one's fortune, point, score
  • 星空 【ほしぞら】 starry sky
  • 四三の星 【しそうのほし】 the Big Dipper (asterism), the Plough, the Plow
  • 希望の星 【きぼうのほし】 ray of light, ray of hope, promising talent

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
xing1
Korean:
seong

Spanish

  • estrella
  • punto pequeño
  • resultado de un juego

Portuguese

  • estrela
  • ponto
  • marca

French

  • étoile
  • point
  • marque
264 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
171 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
154 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
877 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2121 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
838 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
599 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
946 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
730 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
743 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
463 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
973 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3089 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1577 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2156 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1570 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
13837 Morohashi
2435 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2452 New Nelson (John Haig)
1556 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1676 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
181 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3872 2001 Kanji
4c5.7 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-5 SKIP code
6010.4 Four corner code
1-32-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
661f Unicode hex code