Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
bow
Parts:
Variants:
all the more, increasingly
Kun:
いやいよ.いよわた.る
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1687 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 弥撒 【ミサ】 (Catholic) Mass
  • 弥勒 【ミロク】 Maitreya (Bodhisattva), Miroku
  • 沙弥 【シャミ】 male Buddhist novice
  • 弥久 【ビキュウ】 extending over a long time
  • 弥縫 【ビホウ】 patching up

Kun reading compounds

  • 弥生 【やよい】 third month of the lunar calendar, thick growth (of grass, etc.), Yayoi period (ca. 300 BCE-300 CE), Yayoi culture
  • 弥栄 【いやさか】 prosperity, prospering, flourishing, best of luck, all the best, hurray, hoorah
  • 弥 【いや】 more and more, increasingly, extremely, very
  • 弥生 【やよい】 third month of the lunar calendar, thick growth (of grass, etc.), Yayoi period (ca. 300 BCE-300 CE), Yayoi culture
  • 愈 【いよいよ】 more and more, all the more, increasingly, at last, finally, beyond doubt, (at the) last moment, worst possible time
  • 渡る 【わたる】 to cross over, to go across, to extend, to cover, to range, to span

Readings

Japanese names:
わたる、 みつ、 ひろ、 よ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
mi2
Korean:
mi

Spanish

  • más aún
  • progresivamente

Portuguese

French

1536 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1565 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1980 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
832 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2065 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1012 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
344 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
214 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
258 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
9753 Morohashi
288 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1689 New Nelson (John Haig)
2241 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1322 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3h5.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
1829.0 Four corner code
1-44-79 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f25 Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
earth
Parts:
increase, add, augment, gain, promote
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
231 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 増 【ゾウ】 increase
  • 増員 【ゾウイン】 increasing the number of staff, hiring more people
  • 激増 【ゲキゾウ】 sharp increase, sudden rise
  • 累増 【ルイゾウ】 successive or progressive increases, cumulative increase

Kun reading compounds

  • 増す 【ます】 to increase, to grow
  • 益々 【ますます】 increasingly, more and more, decreasingly (when declining), less and less
  • 増し 【まし】 better, preferable, less objectionable, least-worst, more, increase, extra, increase, growth
  • 況して 【まして】 still more, to say nothing of, not to mention, still less
  • 増える 【ふえる】 to increase, to multiply
  • 増やす 【ふやす】 to increase, to add to, to augment

Readings

Japanese names:
まし、 ます
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zeng1
Korean:
jeung

Spanish

  • incremento
  • aumento
  • aumentar
  • incrementar
  • agregar
  • añadir

Portuguese

  • aumentar
  • somar
  • ganhar
  • promover

French

  • augmenter
  • ajouter
  • accroissement
  • gain
  • promouvoir
665 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
763 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
741 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
298 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1137 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
693 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
441 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2077 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
712 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
725 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
429 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
388 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
836 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
483 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
619 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
514 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5448P Morohashi
677 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1088 New Nelson (John Haig)
502 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
541 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
365 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
797 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1478 2001 Kanji
3b11.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-11 SKIP code
4816.6 Four corner code
1-33-93 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5897 Unicode hex code